A.R.T.'s THE LIGHT PRINCESS to Run 12/21-1/5
Allegra Libonati is the Artistic Associate at the A.R.T., where her previous credits include Hansel and Gretel and The Snow Queen. She was the Resident Director for The Donkey Show, Associate Director for Prometheus Bound, and Assistant Director for Death and the Powers: The Robots' Opera, Best of Both Worlds, and the Tony Award winning revival of HAIR on Broadway. She curates The Chairs Revue at Harvard University, an original festival of theater and happenings in Harvard Yard. At OBERON she directed the food/performance event Once in Hell: Dante's Inferno in 10 Dinner Courses, and Matchmaker Matchmaker, I'm Willing to Settle: A Musical Guide to Internet Dating, also presented at the New York Musical Theater Festival last year. She directs outdoor musicals and Shakespeare productions at the Summer Theater of New Canaan, including Carousel, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and H4 (an original adaptation of Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, produced by Resonance Ensemble on Theater Row, NYC last spring). Other credits include The Island, Life Is a Dream, The Just Assassins, Cinderella Waltz, The Accidental Death of an Anarchist, and The Illusion. She studied Commedia dell'arte performance at the Accademia Dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy, and is a graduate of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts. She holds an MFA in directing from Carnegie Mellon University.
Rick and Jeff Kuperman are a directing and choreography team for stage and screen. Their theater and dance works have been seen across New York City at Ars Nova, HERE Arts Center, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, the New Ohio Theatre, Steps on Broadway, Dixon Place, The Living Theatre, NY Fringe, Theater for the New City, The Cutting Room, and Symphony Space. They've also directed and choreographed at PST in Princeton, NJ. Their award-winning films have been screened internationally, across North America, Europe, and South America. The brothers are recent graduates of Harvard and Princeton, respectively.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 617-547-8300 or online at http://americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/light-princess
The Loeb Drama Center, located at 64 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, is accessible to persons with special needs and to those requiring wheelchair seating or first-floor restrooms. Deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons can also reach the theater by calling the toll-free N.E. Telephone Relay Center at 1-800-439-2370.