Michael Vest

Michael Vest T. Michael Vest is a playwright/lyricist born in Colombia and raised in the United States. Trained as an actor and musician at Taylor University, he began his career as a writer while studying musical theatre at Goldsmiths, University of London. His musicals include Dream, Pandora, ?? Goodbye, and Who Are You? He is also a founding member of the Divergent Theatre Collective. Now hailing from New Jersey, he writes about theater and occasionally indulges his other two favorite pastimes: long walks and hot wings.




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BWW Review: THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE at DREAMCATCHER REPERTORY THEATRE Sits Two Guys Down For a ChatBWW Review: THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE at DREAMCATCHER REPERTORY THEATRE Sits Two Guys Down For a Chat
Posted: Apr. 26, 2017


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May 11, 2018

This collection of six short plays wants to be immediate, relevant, and thought-provoking. The question is, what's the best way to go about writing shows like that?

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February 25, 2018

Yesmina Reza's 'Art'has been described as many things by many people. This winter, see her universal observations brought to life by a veteran company at Centenary Stage Company.

BWW Review: Family Love and Drama Take Center Stage in WHAT STAYS at Dreamcatcher Repertory TheatreBWW Review: Family Love and Drama Take Center Stage in WHAT STAYS at Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
February 13, 2018

We go to the theater for many reasons. Some of us stop by on a Friday night to escape the outside world while others head in for a challenging or clarifying encounter. What Stays offers both in high quality.

DREAMCATCHER'S 2017-18 SEASON PROMISES HUMOR, HEART, AND A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRADREAMCATCHER'S 2017-18 SEASON PROMISES HUMOR, HEART, AND A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRA
October 14, 2017

The folks at Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre center their craft around one charming phrase: Ensemble theatre with humor and heart. Here are their compelling offerings to keep on your radar in the coming months.

BWW Review: THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE at DREAMCATCHER REPERTORY THEATRE Sits Two Guys Down For a ChatBWW Review: THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE at DREAMCATCHER REPERTORY THEATRE Sits Two Guys Down For a Chat
April 26, 2017

Wendy McLeod's good-natured little two-hander Things Being What They Are is now on at Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, the professional theater in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, NJ. The show, comfortably directed by Producing Artistic Director Laura Ekstrand, runs weekends through May 7th. When it soars, it soars, and when it meanders, it maintains a pleasant, if tame, personality.