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Babak Tafti

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Taroon
  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2018
Cassio
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwright Horizons Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Sam
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2013
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Taroon

  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2018
Cassio

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwright Horizons Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Sam

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2013
Performer






Babak Tafti News

Director Zen Pace's FRAUD Has Been Selected for Tribeca Film Festival Photo Director Zen Pace's FRAUD Has Been Selected for Tribeca Film Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Director Zen Pace’s debut narrative short FRAUD starring Dana Aliya Levinson (STARZ’s American Gods) and Babak Tafti (Showtime’s Super Pumped), subverts the crime thriller genre by centering marginalized characters grappling with identity, love, and immigrant experiences. Levinson also wrote this timely tale. The Tribeca Film Festival is FRAUD’s World Premiere and the film is screening in competition.

Showtime Picks up Second Season of SUPER PUMPED Anthology Series Photo Showtime Picks up Second Season of SUPER PUMPED Anthology Series
by Michael Major - Feb 16, 2022

The new season will focus on the relationship at the center of that metamorphosis –  between Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg –  and the world-changing forces unleashed, intentionally and unintentionally, as a result. The second season pickup comes ahead of the premiere of the first installment SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER.

VIDEO: Showtime Releases SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER Trailer Photo VIDEO: Showtime Releases SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER Trailer
by Michael Major - Jan 27, 2022

Starring Emmy® winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Trial of the Chicago 7), Emmy winner Kyle Chandler (Bloodline, Friday Night Lights) and Oscar® and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction), the first season is based on Mike Isaac’s bestselling book Super Pumped: the Battle For Uber. Watch the new trailer now!

Showtime to Debut SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER Photo Showtime to Debut SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

Starring Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Trial of the Chicago 7), Emmy winner Kyle Chandler (Bloodline, Friday Night Lights) and Oscar®and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction), the first season is based on Mike Isaac’s bestselling book Super Pumped: The Battle For Uber.

Uma Thurman to Star in New SHOWTIME Series as Arianna Huffington Photo Uma Thurman to Star in New SHOWTIME Series as Arianna Huffington
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021

Thurman will star as Arianna Huffington, the businesswoman and co-founder of The Huffington Post, who was an Uber board member. She joins Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Kyle Chandler.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 25- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Bright Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 25- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Brightman and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2021

Today (February 25) in live streaming: its Game Night on Stars in the House, Brian Stokes Mitchell on Backstage Live, and more!

MCC Theater Announces THE THINGS ARE AGAINST US Starring  Juan Castano, Emily Davis,  Photo MCC Theater Announces THE THINGS ARE AGAINST US Starring Juan Castano, Emily Davis, Susannah Flood and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021

MCC Theater announced today The Things Are Against Us will be the next LiveLab in their one-act digital reading series. The Things Are Against Us will stream on MCC’s YouTube Channel on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:30PM EST and tickets will include access to watch through February 27, 2021.

Sting Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT Photo Sting Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2021

The Homebound Project has announced that it will return on January 27–31 with its sixth edition. Music icon Sting and actors Paul Sparks and Eden Malyn join the previously announced team of actors, playwrights, and directors.

THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT Postpones Sixth Edition Photo THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT Postpones Sixth Edition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021

At this time of national trauma and unrest, The Homebound Project has decided to temporarily postpone the Sixth Edition of its online theater initiative, which was scheduled to stream online January 13–17, 2021.

Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of TH Photo Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2021

Following its debut on May 6, 2020, The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for a surprise sixth edition airing January 13–17, 2021. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, have also announced that this online theater initiative brought together 137 artists, and premiered 56 new theater works.

Babak Tafti Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chukwudi Iwuji, Corey Stoll & More in OTHELLO at Shakespe VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chukwudi Iwuji, Corey Stoll & More in OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2018

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of OTHELLO is currently running at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, June 24. Get a first look at the production below!