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Off-Broadway: Don Juan, A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Pearl Theatre Company). New York: Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), Cafe Play, Pool Play (This Is Not A Theatre Company), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Lyra Theater), The ... (read complete bio)

 

Amanda Thickpenny Biography

Off-Broadway: Don Juan, A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Pearl Theatre Company). New York: Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), Cafe Play, Pool Play (This Is Not A Theatre Company), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Lyra Theater), The Tempest (First Day Productions), Two Gentlemen of Verona, Cymbeline (Hip to Hip Theatre Company), Love?s Labors Lost, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Comedy of Errors (Accidental Shakespeare), Company member of This Is Not A Theatre Company. Regional: The Shakespeare Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, The Folger Theatre, Rorschach Theatre. National Tours: A Christmas Carol, Prince Caspian (Hampstead Stage). Voiceovers with Graphic Audio and HowCast. Education: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. Proud member of SAG-AFTRA. www.amandathickpenny.com





Amanda Thickpenny News

BWW Interview: Actor Matt Gibson Shifts Focus to Film During Pandemic Photo BWW Interview: Actor Matt Gibson Shifts Focus to Film During Pandemic
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Nov 27, 2020

The last time Mainers got to enjoy the work of actor Matt Gibson was last summer when he starred in Maine State Music Theatre‚Äôs Hello, Dolly! as Cornelius Hackl. The New York based actor with a string of Broadway and off-Broadway credits has spent the last year, writing and acting in film and sweeping the Film Festival circuit awards for DOGMATE, a short that Gibson has written and in which he stars together with Ken Jennings, Cadden Jones, and Monica L. Jones. The short, produced by Patrick Bishop of Bishops Gate Entertainment and co-directed by Mollie Vogt-Welch and Amanda Thickpenny has received thirteen honors at nine festivals so far, including three wins and one nomination for ‚ÄúBest Comedic Short,‚ÄĚ one win and two nominations for ‚ÄúBest Acting Ensemble,‚ÄĚ two nominations for ‚ÄúBest Actor ‚Äú for Gibson and one win and two nominations for ‚ÄúBest Supporting Actress‚ÄĚ for Cadden Jones. DOGMATE, which has received a non-exclusive distribution deal, makes its next debut at The Cutting Room International Short Film Festival on December 5-6, 2020.

This Is Not A Theatre Company Presents Two Plays At Edinburgh Festival Fringe Online Photo This Is Not A Theatre Company Presents Two Plays At Edinburgh Festival Fringe Online
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2020

This Is Not A Theatre Company has been invited to present two productions in the online version of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  Play In Your Bathtub premieres on August 8, 2020 and Guru of Touch premieres on August 15, 2020. 

This Is Not A Theatre Company Announces Two New Virtual Shows Photo This Is Not A Theatre Company Announces Two New Virtual Shows
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2020

This Is Not a Theatre Company announces two new virtual shows for the age of physical distancing, Play in Your Bathtub and Life on Earth. Building on a history of ground-breaking, immersive work, This Is Not a Theatre Company now brings their work into people's homes to promote unity, self-care, and healing through the arts. Tickets for both plays are available by donation only, but a reservation must be made via the ticketing link to receive the event link. Play in Your Bathtub will run for four performances beginning April 1. Life on Earth will begin April 3.

Announcing the Fall Season of One of NYC's Top 5 Immersive Theatres Photo Announcing the Fall Season of One of NYC's Top 5 Immersive Theatres
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2019

This Is Not A Theatre Company is flattered to be included in Jonathan Mandell's list of Top 5 Immersive Theatres in NYC doing 'adventurous and groundbreaking work.' We are right up there with some of our favorite colleagues - Punchdrunk, En Garde Arts, Third Rail, and Woodshed Collective -- and we couldn't be more proud.

CAFE PLAY Will Transform Historic Cornelia Street Cafe Into Immersive Wonderland Photo CAFE PLAY Will Transform Historic Cornelia Street Cafe Into Immersive Wonderland
by Julie Musbach - Sep 17, 2017

This Is Not A Theatre Company's Caf Play explores everything from the customers to the waitstaff to the cockroach on the floor, offering a unique glimpse into the lives of New Yorkers in a cafe. Scenes run the gamut from the hilarious to the profound and transformative. Breakfast performances (10:30am) include coffee and a breakfast pastry; lunch performances (12:30pm) include a light lunch (salad); afternoon tea performances (3:00pm) include tea and a pastry; late night performances (10:30pm) include a glass of Cornelia Street's signature wine.

Lyra Theater's Election-Year Satire THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Lyra Theater presents the U.S. Premiere of Jennifer Wise's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in 1941 by German playwright Bertolt Brecht.

Lyra Theater to Stage Election-Year Satire THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Lyra Theater presents the U.S. Premiere of Jennifer Wise's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in 1941 by German playwright Bertolt Brecht.

Photo Coverage: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens at The Pearl Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 12, 2015

The Pearl Theatre Company begins its 2015-2016 season with Bedlam Theater Artistic Director Eric Tucker's fresh take on William Shakespeare's classic A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, following a highly successful engagement of the production at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival this summer. Check out photos from the production below!

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DON JUAN at The Pearl Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 18, 2015

The Pearl THeatre Company just concluded ther 2014-15 season with a world premiere adaptation of Moliere's Don Juan,  The Don Juan legend sees Heaven and Earth coming together in an outlandish partnership to seal the fate of one deliciously unrepentant rascal. BroadwayWorld takes you inside opening night below!

Accidental Shakespeare's 'Hit & Run Shakespeare' to Present THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, 5/18
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 22, 2014

Accidental Shakespeare Company brings their 13th show of their Hit & Run Shakespeare Series to life with THE COMEDY OF ERRORS on Sunday, May 18th, 2014 at the Pearl Theatre - 555 West 42nd Street, NYC.