18 November 2014
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Cayuga Radio Group's Lee Rayburn on WRECKS by Neil LaBute

Lee Rayburn with Chris Nickerson

When I spoke to Neil LaBute last year…


16 November 2014
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WVBR RADIO on 'WRECKS' by NEIL LABUTE

Chris Nickerson and Anne Marie Cummings

People that know Neil LaBute…


10 November 2014
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FINAL DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #13

by Anne Marie Cummings

This will be the last director talk…


08 November 2014
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ABOUT RTI'S SECOND ANNUAL FUNDRAISER BENEFIT TAKING PLACE ON DECEMBER 4TH AT 7PM

by Anne Marie Cummings

The theatre no matter how large or small…


07 November 2014
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AUDIO: Bill Snyder of WSKG Radio Interviews Chris Nickerson in WRECKS by Neil LaBute

Bill Snyder with Chris Nickerson

Bill Snyder: Where is this play set?


05 November 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #12

by Anne Marie Cummings

Things are getting more intense and interesting…


03 November 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #11

by Anne Marie Cummings

This is tough stuff…


01 November 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #10

by Anne Marie Cummings

There was something different about…


29 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #9

by Anne Marie Cummings

We continued the more detailed work of focusing on…


28 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #8

by Anne Marie Cummings

We are now dissecting each section of the play…


25 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #7

by Anne Marie Cummings

For an actor to be able to run a play from…


22 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #6.

Anne Marie Cummings

Since I’ve been working on this play…


18 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #5.

Anne Marie Cummings

As an exercise I asked Chris not to…


15 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #4.

Anne Marie Cummings

Something kind of magical happened this evening…


13 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #3.

Anne Marie Cummings

It’s a real delicate phase in the process…


10 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Before Rehearsal #3

Anne Marie Cummings

I’m sitting down and working out some of the blocking…


08 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute, Rehearsal #2.

Anne Marie Cummings

Today we did something new in the process…


07 October 2014
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DIRECTOR TALK on WRECKS, by Neil LaBute. Rehearsal #1.

Anne Marie Cummings

What an incredible play this is…


25 September 2014
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AUDIO: Bill Snyder of WSKG Radio Interviews Playwright Anna Ziegler

Bill Snyder interviews Anna Ziegler

I did a lot of research and much of it…


20 September 2014
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Tish Pearlman, OUT OF BOUNDS, interviews Anne Marie Cummings and Brenda Aulbach on EASY PREY

Tish Pearlman interviews Cummings and Aulbach

Cummings and Aulbach have collaborated with a team…


15 September 2014
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PRE-SHOW TALK for 'PHOTOGRAPH 51' PART II

The Director, talks about the challenges of directing PHOTOGRAPH 51

The playwrights maps out the styles…


09 September 2014
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HANK ROBERTS on HIS MUSIC THIS SEASON

Hank Roberts on His Music This Season

This season you’re working with all my new music…


04 September 2014
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PRE-SHOW TALK for 'PHOTOGRAPH 51' PART I

anne marie cummings

I think what’s interesting about the character Rosalind…


03 September 2014

25 August 2014
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RTI Founder & Artistic Director Talks About PHOTOGRAPH 51, by Anna Ziegler

Anne Marie Cummings

What I particularly like about this play…


03 August 2014
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RTI Script Reading Committee Talks About An Exciting and Diverse 2014-2015 Season

with Anne Marie Cummings, Susan Boutros, George Holets, Mildred Kuner, Linda Marks, and Laura Shannon (not at meeting Alissa Heyman, Tim Mollen, and Gary Weissbrot).


16 May 2014
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ABOUT 'EASY PREY'

Learn about the short film EASY PREY and some of the important messages related to the film, BEFORE seeing it in August or September, 2014. EASY PREY stars Brenda Aulbach, Moira Haupt, Cole Long, Tim Mollen, Tim Perry, and Ian Whitt. For valuable resources about bullying visit PACER'S NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION CENTER'S website: www.pacer.org.


26 April 2014
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PRE-SHOW TALK for DETROIT, by Lisa D'Amour, Part II

Anne Marie Cummings, Director of DETROIT, by Lisa D'Amour writes about Dream Versus Reality in Lisa D'Amour's play DETROIT


24 April 2014
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PRE-SHOW TALK for DETROIT, BY LISA D'AMOUR

Anne Marie Cummings, Director of DETROIT, by Lisa D'Amour talks about the play and why she refers to the dark comedy as THEATRE OF THE ABSURD, comparing it to Edward Albee's THE ZOO STORY and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT.


21 April 2014
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Interview from SHIN HOLLOW RADIO

Gary Weissbrot Interviewed by Bill Chaisson and Glynis Hart



31 March 2014

24 March 2014
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AUDIO: Ken Fiero of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #1253

Ken Fiero with Anne Marie Cummings

Anybody can be a member…


19 March 2014
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AUDIO: Millie Kuner: Changes in the Theatre

Millie Kuner

What we have is the actor and the script…


05 March 2014
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AUDIO: Lee Rayburn of Cayuga Radio Group Interviews NEIL LABUTE

Lee Rayburn with NEIL LABUTE

on ‘IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP’ and being a writer


04 March 2014
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SOUND BITE from IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP

Evan Stewart Eisenberg and Anne Marie Cummings

a moment from the play…


02 March 2014
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Interview from SHIN HOLLOW RADIO

Bill Chaisson and Glynis Hart interview the cast...

with the cast of ‘IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP


01 March 2014
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AUDIO: Sound Bite from IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP

a moment from the play with evan stewart eisenberg and anne marie cummings


25 February 2014
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WRITER/DIRECTOR Neil LaBute on IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP & THE READERS' THEATRE OF ITHACA

Neil LaBute Interviewed by Bill Snyder, WSKG Radio

Our perceptions of these characters suddenly take a u-turn…


11 February 2014
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AUDIO: Eisenberg & Cummings on Bobby & Betty, part two

Evan Stewart Eisenberg and Anne Marie Cummings

This is a fantastic play…


09 February 2014
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AUDIO: Hank Roberts on 'Jersey Devil.'

Hank Roberts

When I wrote this piece it was back in the 80’s…


03 February 2014
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AUDIO: On Playing Betty & Bobby in IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP, by Neil LaBute

Anne Marie Cummings and Evan Stewart Eisenberg

“He’s kind of like a mamma’s boy…”


03 February 2014
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AUDIO: LEARN ABOUT AUDITIONS HERE!

Darcy Martin Rose

Auditions will be for…


28 January 2014
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Audio: Audrey Cooper from The Multicultural Resource Center

Audrey Cooper

I think until we eliminate structural…


14 January 2014
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AUDIO: Get to Know Tompkins Connect Young Professionals

Jennifer Ann Best

The organization was created three years ago…


13 January 2014
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AUDIO: Karl Graham from Alternatives...

Karl Graham of Alternatives Federal Credit Union

We just celebrated our 35th year…


29 December 2013
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AUDIO BLOG: Josh and Kristi Lower, Corporate Sponsors

Josh and Kristi Talk to RTI's Founder...

Kristi and I have been here more than 30 years…


21 December 2013
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AUDIO: RTI Supporting Sponsor, Dream Catalyst

Erik Lehman and Anne Marie Cummings

We want to see change happen in creative ways…


17 December 2013
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AUDIO: RTI Part of Rutgers Case Study

Mirae Kim with Anne Marie Cummings

I am very interested in your theatre because…


16 December 2013
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AUDIO: IC Student Seeks Advice from RTI

Anne Marie Cummings with Randi Rudolph

I am going to produce and director PARADE


14 December 2013
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AUDIO: Evolution of a Director

Millie Kuner

In the 18th century, three things happened…


14 December 2013
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AUDIO: On Neil LaBute's New Play...

Millie Kuner and Anne Marie Cummings

A psychological thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat.


12 December 2013
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AUDIO: Bossard On Cinemapolis...

Brett Bossard

We have a space that’s well suited for RTI


04 December 2013
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AUDIO: Roald Hoffmann on Cayuga Radio Group!

Roald Hoffmann

About my play ‘SHOULD’VE’…


30 November 2013
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AUDIO: Why Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to RTI?

Anne Marie Cummings

When people ask me why should I give…


19 November 2013
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AUDIO: Hank Roberts' Music in SHOULD'VE

Hank Roberts is interviewed by Anne Marie Cummings

My award-winning album…


17 November 2013
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AUDIO: On Staging GOD OF CARNAGE...

Anne Marie Cummings on God of Carnage

I took the words ‘no realism’ as an invitation…


13 November 2013
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INTERVIEW: Darcy Martin Rose on Cayuga Radio

Lee Rayburn interviews Darcy Martin Rose.

My character in God of Carnage…


03 November 2013
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INTERVIEW: Richard Polenberg on His Talk after "Carnage"

Richard Polenberg Interviewed by Bill Chaisson on Shin Hollow Radio.

I’ll be talking about the history of bullying…


02 November 2013
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AUDIO BLOG: Listen to the Cast of God of Carnage

The Cast of God of Carnge chats after rehearsal.

I really like this part of the rehearsal process…


20 October 2013
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DIRECTING: The Process with God of Carnage

Anne Marie Cummings talks about her directing process...


13 October 2013
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AUDIO BLOG: Music of Hank Roberts in 'CARNAGE'

Hank Roberts Interviewed by Anne Marie Cummings

The title was inspired by meeting some…


05 October 2013
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AUDIO BLOG: TODAY'S COMEDY IS SAVAGE COMEDY

Anne Marie Cummings Interviews Mildred Kuner

In a random world you’re going to get comedy that’s cruel…


03 October 2013
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STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

by Breanna Myers, 18

The best thing anyone can do if they’re being bullied…


11 September 2013
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AUDIO BLOG for Collected Stories

A conversation following rehearsal…


04 September 2013
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LATE NIGHT EPIPHANIES

by Anne Marie Cummings

Notice how act one scene one…


28 August 2013
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PROSPECT & RETROSPECT

by Mildred Kuner

As we age and become mentors…


26 August 2013
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ON THE PLAY'S UNIVERSAL APPEAL

by Donald Margulies

I think Collected Stories has traveled well because…


11 August 2013
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STEPPING BACK AND LETTING GO

by Barbara Adams

As in parenting, a lot of teaching is stepping back…


24 July 2013
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THEN AND NOW

by Rosalee Gelpi

In the time my grandparents lived…


15 July 2013
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ON WRITING SOUL MATES

by Anne Marie Cummings

Technology dictates our lives, even how we have relationships.


01 July 2013
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BEHIND THE SCENES of SOUL MATES

Listen to a conversation with the cast and director.


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