Benjamin Viertel Headshot

Benjamin Viertel

Get Benjamin Viertel Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Benjamin Viertel BIO

Benjamin Viertel (Director) Past: LOSERVILLE (York Theater), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Bristol Valley Theater), THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (New Ohio Theater), FIREFACE (The Brick), CLIPPED (Atlantic Stage II), KRAGTAR: AN AMERICAN MONSTER MUSICAL (West End Theatre), SAD INDIE LOVE SONG (IRT Theater), CRIMES OF THE HEART and AVENUE Q (Bristol Valley Theater); and award-winning web series BLANK MY LIFE. Benjamin has worked with BAM, Roundabout Theater Company, Huntington Theater Company, The New Group, and The Civilians. Member of Kennedy Center Director’s Lab, MTC’s Directing Fellow, The Civilians’ R&D Group, and Resident Artist at The Brick and Abrons Arts Center. Co-founder and Artistic Director of Third Space. Education: Carnegie Mellon University. www.benjaminviertel.com

Benjamin Viertel Photos

Benjamin Viertel STAGE CREDITS

Benjamin Viertel Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

Benjamin Viertel Videos

Benjamin Viertel News


THE DASTARDLY THORNES V. THE TOWN OF GOLDHAVEN Opens July 29 At The Brick

THE BRICK presents the world premiere of The Dastardly Thornes v. The Town of Goldhaven, a new musical by Ben Holbrook and Nate Weida. Following a thrilling series of preview performances, the vibrant comedic western is set to open Saturday July 29 at The Brick Theater in Brooklyn, NY.

Titan Theatre Company To Stage Annual FUTURE CLASSICS FESTIVAL

The award-winning Titan Theatre Company has announced the finalists for its annual FUTURE CLASSICS FESTIVAL reading series.

Brave New World's Presents New LGBTQIA Play LIVE/#2 Of Brave New Works' Trio Of New Plays

Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre has announced the second play in its fifth annual new play reading series, Brave New Works 2022: Ditmas Park. In this yearly series, Brave New World Rep looks for new plays that address specific hot-button issues of social justice ranging from Race in America and Diversity to Climate Change and Police Reform. This year, the topic is: Stories from the Queer/LGBTQIA+ Community.

Brave New World Rep Presents BNWorks 2022

Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre has announced the fifth edition of its annual new play reading series, Brave New Works 2022: Ditmas Park. In this yearly series, Brave New World Rep (BNW) looks for new plays that address specific hot-button issues of social justice ranging from Race in America and Diversity to Climate Change and Police Reform.

Brave New World Rep to Present BRAVE NEW WORKS 2022: DITMAS PARK

In this yearly series, Brave New World Rep (BNW) looks for new plays that address specific hot-button issues of social justice ranging from Race in America and Diversity to Climate Change and Police Reform. This year, the topic is: Stories from the Queer/LGBTQIA+ Community.

Lynn Clay Byrne's BETWEEN THE BARS Announces Community Conversations

Between The Bars, a new play by Lynn Clay Byrne, directed by Benjamin Viertel, opening on September 30, 2021, has announced a weekly series of Community Conversations following select performances in October. 

BETWEEN THE BARS Announces Community Conversations- Moderated By Robert Galinsky

Between The Bars, a new play by Lynn Clay Byrne, directed by Benjamin Viertel, opening on September 30, 2021, has announced a weekly series of Community Conversations following select performances in October.  The post-performance discussions will feature a different local organization committed to restorative justice and/or prison reform, moderated by actor, writer, and activist Robert Galinsky.   

Lynn Clay Byrne's BETWEEN THE BARS Opens Tonight at HERE Arts Center

Between The Bars, a new play by Lynn Clay Byrne, directed by Benjamin Viertel, will begin performances on September 22 in advance of its opening night on September 30, 2021, and will initially run through October 30, 2021, at  HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue, NYC).

BETWEEN THE BARS Begins Performances Tonight at HERE Arts Center

Between The Bars, a new play by Lynn Clay Byrne, directed by Benjamin Viertel, will begin performances on September 22  in advance of its opening night on September 30, 2021,  and will initially run through October 30, 2021, at  HERE Arts Center (145 6  th   Avenue, NYC).

BETWEEN THE BARS Opens at HERE Arts Center

Between The Bars was well into rehearsal and ready to open in March of 2020 when the pandemic hit and shut down theatres around the country. After 18 months, the cast and creative team will reconnect and finally return to the stage.  Learn about the play and how to get tickets.

The Orchard Project Announces 2021 Labs, Projects, and Participants

The Orchard Project today announced its 2021 programs as well as the names of participating artists and companies.

Photo Flash: First Rehearsal of BETWEEN THE BARS at HERE Arts Center

Between The Bars, a new play by  Lynn Clay Byrne , directed by  Benjamin Viertel, will begin performances on  March 23  in advance of its opening night on March 31 and will initially run through April 25 at  HERE Arts Center  ( 145 Sixth Avenue). Tickets are $44.50 – $59.50 and can be purchased by visiting  www.BetweentheBarsPlay.com.

Lynn Clay Byrne's BETWEEN THE BARS Will Begin Performances in March at HERE Arts Center

Between The Bars , a new play by Lynn Clay Byrne , directed by Benjamin Viertel , will begin performances on March 23 in advance of its opening night on March 31 and will initially run through April 25 at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). Tickets are $44.50 - $59.50 and can be purchased by visiting www.BetweentheBarsPlay.com.

THE PIPER to Receive Reading at Rave Festival

The Piper, a new musical unfaithfully adapted from a?oeThe Pied Piper of Hamelina?? by Robert Browning receives one of three staged reading slots at Rave Theater Festival. The staged reading will be presented on Monday, August 19th at 12pm at Teatro Latea at The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center (107 Suffolk Street, New York NY 10002).

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Michael Feinstein Salute to Sinatra and More Next Week

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Rave Theater Festival Adds Reading Series

The brand-new Rave Theater Festival has announced a reading series bringing an additional three shows to the inaugural festival's slate of twenty.  Beginning tomorrow, August 9, through August 25, 2019 at Clemente Soto Veléz Cultural and Educational Center (107 Suffolk Street) on the Lower East Side, Rave Theater Festival has selected a diverse roster of plays, musicals, family-friendly shows, and cross-disciplinary projects.  Several performances are already sold out. 

Shoshana Bean, Alice Ripley, And More Take On 54 Below This Month

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Michael Campayno, Emily Koch, and More Join KRAGTAR: AN AMERICAN MONSTER MUSICAL: IN CONCERT

Michael Campayno (The Cher Show, NBC's "The Sound of Music: Live!"), Emily Koch (Waitress), and more join a concert of the brand new musical comedy Kragtar: An American Monster Musical, on August 12, 2019 at 9:30PM, at Feinstein's54 Below.

Full Casting Announced For LIFE BOAT by Lloyd Khaner

Complete casting has been announced for the world premiere of Lloyd Khaner's LIFE BOAT which will be performed March 22-24, 2019 at Theater 54 at Shetler Studios and Theaters as part of The Riant Theater's Strawberry Theatre Festival. The play is directed by Benjamin Viertel (Bedaggered).

Lloyd Khaner's LIFE BOAT To Premiere In March

Collected Effort is thrilled to announce the world premiere of Lloyd Khaner's LIFE BOAT which will be performed in March 2019 at Theater 54 at Shetler Studios and Theaters as part of The Riant Theater's Strawberry Theatre Festival. The play is directed by Benjamin Viertel (Bedaggered, Loserville).

Get Benjamin Viertel Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Contact Benjamin Viertel

Videos


TICKET CENTRAL

Recommended For You