Ordinary actresses weren’t convincing, so DW Griffith used real prostitutes for the harem scenes of ancient Babylon in his epic film, “Intolerance.” Revolutionary methods of film making introduced in this masterpiece are too numerous to mention (Griffith invented the crane shot, using a freight elevator, for one). Come see for yourself, and hear Boister bring the genius of Griffith’s vision to life with our original score. And on a Saturday at 3 pm, you can bring the kids and the parents, too.
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Written on January 13, 2013 at 8:01 PM, by Boister
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Written on September 16, 2011 at 3:41 PM, by Boister
Our boy Chas Marsh, bass player extraordinaire, has been nominated for a Barrymore Award for his work in sound design for the production “Between Trains,” which he produced in conjunction with his wife, Juanita Rockwell. The Barrymores honor excellence in contemporary theater in numerous categories. (Photo credit: Cyndi Johnson)