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Charles Quittner Charles is a theatre maker based in New York facilitating theatre as a director and producer. He’s brought to life dozens of explorations of classics and new works with a focus on queer visibility, organic melodrama, and ensemble story magic. As a creative producer, he founded Envelope Ensemble for exploring Tragedy in Bushwick, & is the program director for The Loading Dock’s Forklift program for new play development. @cquitty on insta.



11 Marvelous Theatrical Happenings from 2017
December 31, 2017

Thank goodness for the grand feats of woke escapism that took over New York venues this year. Charles Quittner reflects on his favorite theatrical events featuring pirates, pirates, more pirates, and drag queens.

BWW Review: BAZ- STAR CROSSED LOVE at The Palazzo Theatre
February 8, 2017

The fireworks found in every Baz Luhrmann film are on display in Vegas supplied by three fabulous women in BAZ- Star Crossed Love.

11 Superb New Theatrical Experiences from 2016
December 31, 2016

New York theatre stuck it to the patriarchy this year with healthy-for-the-soul offerings like A 24 Decade History of Popular Music, O, Earth, The Wolves, and more!

BWW Review: Irondale Ensemble Powers Through 4 Shakespeare Greats in 1599
May 26, 2016

Irondale Ensemble's 1599 tackles one of William Shakespeare's finest years with incredibly acted hour long adaptations of Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like it, and Hamlet.

William Burke and Co. #goforth at JACK
March 23, 2016

William Burke's new play suspends actors in a net above the audience of JACK set to an awesome score.

11 Awesome Theatre Happenings of 2015
December 30, 2015

Radical Oklahoma!! Melodramatic vampires! Hamilton! Charles Quittner counts down the top 11 shows he saw this year.

BWW Review: Esperance's TWELFTH NIGHT Christmasifies the Access Theater
December 21, 2015

Tempests, tricks, and twin antics are told surprisingly well in an early 20th century Christmas party setting In Esperance Theatre Company's inaugural production of Twelfth Night, solidifying the title's setting on the twelfth day of Christmas.

10 Spectacular Theatrical Experiences of 2014 - The Bold and Fantastic Works of the Last Season
December 26, 2014

From a Milli Vanilli opera to Hamlet, Charles Quittner recounts the boldest theatrical pieces from 2014.

October 2, 2014

You simply must visit The Civillians' new home. A downtown mainstay, the investigative theatre troupe began their Metropolitan Museum residence September 12th their revealing and brilliant cabaret, Let Me Ascertain You in the Petrie Court Cafe.

BWW Reviews: TEACH, TEACHER, TEACHEST Electrifies Ionesco
September 19, 2014

The new absurdist comedy, Teach Teacher, Teachest, One-Eighth Theater and INTAR Theatre pits Ionesco against Lazy Town and other supercharged pre-school aimed shows for highly entertaining results.

BWW Reviews: Fiasco's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Successfully Simplifies Tale of Corruption
March 3, 2014

Corruption and power fit together like a key in a lock. Political scandal is tragically and comically normalized in William Shakespeare's relevant dark comedy Measure for Measure, presented with thematic simplicity and ingenuity by Fiasco Theater at the New Victory Theater playing now through March 16.