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Daniel Aukin

 
Bio:
Three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin’s work includes the recent acclaimed revival of Fool for Love by Sam Shepard at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman (also Williamstown Theatre Festival), Melissa James Gibson’s Placebo (Playwrights Horizons), The Fortress of Solitude (Dallas Theater Center and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin’s work includes the recent acclaimed revival of Fool for Love by Sam Shepard at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman (also Williamstown Theatre Festival), Melissa James Gibson’s Placebo (Playwrights Horizons), The Fortress of Solitude (Dallas Theater Center and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 0] Cancelled
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[Los Angeles, 2019]
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[West End, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017] [Replacement]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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Photos

Stockard Channing and Daniel Aukin Photo

Stockard Channing and Daniel Aukin

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09/17/2018
Director Daniel Aukin and playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell  Photo

Director Daniel Aukin and playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell

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09/06/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 0] Cancelled
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[Los Angeles, 2019]
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[West End, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017] [Replacement]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Conceived by and Director

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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Daniel Aukin Biography

Three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin’s work includes the recent acclaimed revival of Fool for Love by Sam Shepard at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman (also Williamstown Theatre Festival), Melissa James Gibson’s Placebo (Playwrights Horizons), The Fortress of Solitude (Dallas Theater Center and The Public Theater), Josh Harmon’s Bad Jews (Roundabout), Melissa James Gibson’s What Rhymes With America (The Atlantic), Sam Shepard’s Heartless (Signature), Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles (Lincoln Center Theater), Marius von Mayenburg’s The Ugly One (Soho Rep.), Itamar Moses’ Back Back Back (MTC), Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge (Arena Stage) and Elmer Rice’s The Adding Machine (La Jolla Playhouse). As Artistic Director of Soho Rep. (1998-2006) premieres of new work include Mark Schultz’s Everything Will Be Different, Melissa James Gibson’s Suitcase and [sic], Mac Wellman’s Cat's-Paw, Quincy Long’s The Year of the Baby, and Maria Irene Fornes’ Molly's Dream. He teaches in the Directing Program at The New School for Drama.




Daniel Aukin News

 THE BEST WE COULD, KING JAMES, and POOR YELLA REDNECKS Join Manhattan Theatre Club's Photo THE BEST WE COULD, KING JAMES, and POOR YELLA REDNECKS Join Manhattan Theatre Club's 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

The remaining shows have been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2022-2023 off-Broadway season, and the first show of the 2023-2024 off-Broadway season, at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Additional Cast Announced for Wendell Pierce Led DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway; Ope Photo Additional Cast Announced for Wendell Pierce Led DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway; Opening Night Set for October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022

Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. Opening night is set for Sunday, October 9 at the Hudson Theatre, and the show will run for a strictly limited 17-week engagement starting Monday, September 19.

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2022–2023 season. Brought together amidst the easing of a reality-altering pandemic —during which desire for a “return to normal” began to feel at once futile and shortsighted—the lineup consists of five works that consider and radically challenge the very idea of normalcy.

TROUBLE IN MIND Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast! Photo TROUBLE IN MIND Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021

Trouble In Mind officially begins previews tonight, October 29, at Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Learn more about the cast here!

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Lore Segal's Novel OTHER PEOPLE'S HOUSES to be Adapted for th Photo Pulitzer Prize Finalist Lore Segal's Novel OTHER PEOPLE'S HOUSES to be Adapted for the Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

Pulitzer Prize finalist Lore Segal’s internationally acclaimed semi-autobiographical novel Other People’s Houses will be adapted for the stage by Emily Feldman and three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 15-16- with Laura & Linda Benanti, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 15-16- with Laura & Linda Benanti, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 15, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 15-16, 2021.

Off-Broadway Reunion of BAD JEWS, THE GETT Featuring Tovah Feldshuh, and More to Stre Photo Off-Broadway Reunion of BAD JEWS, THE GETT Featuring Tovah Feldshuh, and More to Stream Through April & May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

Play-PerView has raised almost $350,000 to date in support of arts organizations and other charities across the country through 45 major live-streamed events and additional auxiliary programming. Today, on the occasion of the company’s first anniversary, Play-PerView has announced programming and casting for upcoming events through May 15th.

Michael Zegen and More to Take Part in The Museum Of Jewish Heritage's GENERATION TO  Photo Michael Zegen and More to Take Part in The Museum Of Jewish Heritage's GENERATION TO GENERATION Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2020

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will honor Howard and Elyse Butnick and their family at the annual Generation to Generation event on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. The virtual event also will include an interview The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's Michael Zegen, the grandchild of a Holocaust survivor.

Ari Graynor, Frank Wood and More to Star in MTC's World Premiere of THE BEST WE COULD Photo Ari Graynor, Frank Wood and More to Star in MTC's World Premiere of THE BEST WE COULD (A FAMILY TRAGEDY)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere of The Best We Could (A Family Tragedy), written by the company's 2019-20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence, Emily Feldman (Three Women in Four Chairs, My Lover Joan), and directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love, Fulfillment Center).

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Photo Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL's Michael Zegen
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 13, 2020

Today's guest, Michael Zegen, can currently be seen starring on the critically acclaimed Amazon series 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. The series is recently won the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, a 2018 Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, the Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Television Series, Musical or Comedy and the Critics' Choice Award for Best Comedy Series. 

Daniel Aukin Videos

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of ADMISSIONS VideoBWW TV: Meet the Cast of ADMISSIONS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2019

Ahead of press night for Joshua Harmon's Admissions, we caught up with the cast to find out more about the show.

VIDEO: Go Backstage at SKINTIGHT with Props Supervisor Faye Armon-Troncoso! VideoVIDEO: Go Backstage at SKINTIGHT with Props Supervisor Faye Armon-Troncoso!
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the world premiere of Skintight, by Joshua Harmon, with direction by Daniel Aukin on Sunday, August 26.At the time of closing, Skintight will have played 23 preview performances and 77 regular performances. Previews began on May 31, 2018 and opened officially on June 21, 2018 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street).

VIDEO: SKINTIGHT's Idina Menzel Talks the 'Relief' of Starring in a Straight Play VideoVIDEO: SKINTIGHT's Idina Menzel Talks the 'Relief' of Starring in a Straight Play
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2018

Earlier today, Broadway favorite Idina Menzel stopped by LIVE With Kelly and Ryan to chat about the play that brought her back to the NYC stage-  Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Joshua Harmon's Skintight. 'It's a straight play, so I'm not singing in it. It's such a relief to wake up and be like, 'Is [my voice] there?' When I'm in a musical I'm always so worried!' 

BWW TV: First Look at Idina Menzel in SKINTIGHT Off-Broadway- Opening Tonight! VideoBWW TV: First Look at Idina Menzel in SKINTIGHT Off-Broadway- Opening Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 21, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company present the world premiere production of SKINTIGHT, by Roundabout Underground alumnus Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other), with direction by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Bad Jews). The cast includes Will Brittain as 'Trey,' Stephen Carrasco as 'Jeff,' Eli Gelb as 'Benjamin Cullen,' Cynthia Mace as 'Orsolya,' Idina Menzel as 'Jodi Isaac' and Jack Wetherall as 'Elliot Isaac.'

BWW TV: What's SKINTIGHT All About? Idina Menzel & Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What's SKINTIGHT All About? Idina Menzel & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - May 16, 2018

The company just met the press today and you can go inside the big day with Menzel and more below!

BWW TV: Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS Makes the Grade at Lincoln Center VideoBWW TV: Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS Makes the Grade at Lincoln Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 12, 2018

ADMISSIONS opens this evening, Monday, March 12 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht, Ann McDonough, and Sally Murphy star in this new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. Check out highlights from the play below!

BWW TV: Poughkeepsie or Bust! 2017 Casts and Creatives Get Ready for a New Powerhouse Season
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 18, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film is preparing for the 33rd Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, running from June 23 through July 30, 2017:

VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Talks Broadway's FOOL FOR LOVE on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 13, 2015

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, guest Sam Rockwell chatted about his new Broadway play FOOL FOR LOVE and revealed that he practiced his lasso skills in a New York City park for his role in the show.

BWW TV: Inside FOOL FOR LOVE's Opening Night on Broadway with Nina Arianda & Sam Rockwell!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 9, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Fool for Love by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard, directed by Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin, stars Nina Arianda, Sam Rockwell, Tom Pelphrey and Gordon Joseph Weiss. The limited engagement of Fool for Love opened Thursday, October 8 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) and BroadwayWorld.com caught up with the stars following the performance. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Watch as Things Get Heated Between Nina Arianda & Sam Rockwell in FOOL FOR LOVE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 6, 2015

Fool for Love by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard, directed by Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin is now in previews and opens on Thursday, October 8 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Check out a first look below!