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PLAYBILL: The Untold Stories Behind the Famous Photos of Anita and Steve Shevett

PLAYBILL: The Untold Stories Behind the Famous Photos of Anita and Steve Shevett

By Michael Gioia, Hannah Vine      Jul 25, 2016

Steve and Anita Shevett, the house photographers for the Tony Awards since 1980, reveal the stories behind the iconic shots that captured unforgettable Broadway moments.

Although Anita Shevett had dreams of performing, it was photography that proved to be her calling. “I started at the High School of Performing Arts, where they told me I had a natural eye for photography,” says Anita, who went on to study at the University of California, Berkeley, and took pictures for their drama department.

She kept... read more

MARGOT HARLEY TO STEP DOWN AFTER 43 YEARS

MARGOT HARLEY TO STEP DOWN AFTER 43 YEARS

Margot Harley, who cofounded The Acting Company with John Houseman in 1972, will step down as its Producer effective the end of this year. The Acting Company began with the first graduating class of Juilliard’s Drama Division, which included Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, David Schramm and David Ogden Stiers. “They were classically trained, superbly talented and had worked together for four years,” stated Ms. Harley.

Immediately following graduation, Ms. Harley and Mr. Houseman took their young actors to Saratoga for the summer where they performed a repertory of classic theater to critical... read more

ON STAGE ACROSS AMERICA

Time Warner’s NY1 produced a short piece about The Acting Company’s national tour for their new program On Stage Across America, a monthly TV show dedicated to the vast array of American theater including Broadway, Touring Broadway, Regional Theater and local High School productions from across the country. The program premieres a new episode the first week of each month on TWC Video On Demand, select TWC local channels and online. Click HERE to view their segment on The... read more

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