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Devin Brain is the Associate Artistic Director of The Acting Company as well as the Executive Artistic Director of the Old Sound Room Performance Ensemble. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama his work has been seen across the country as part of The Acting Company?s National tours, as well as being featured in spaces in Chicago, NYC, and China. Recent productions include: Othello, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, You / Emma by Paz Pardo (an adaptation of Madame Bovary), Exposure by Laura Zlatos (an exploration of the life and work of Francesca Woodman), Bones in the Basket (on original adaptation of Russian Fairy Tales), Middletown by Will Eno, Breath of Kings (his adaptation of Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V), Blacktop Sky by Christina Anderson, and The Droll {Or, a play about the END of theatre} by Meg Miroshnik.

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Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kara Young, Reynaldo Piniella & More to Star in HAMLET Reading at The Acting Company 

The Acting Company has revealed the cast for their reading of Hamlet. See the full cast and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Acting Company to Present Annual Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series

The Acting Company will present their annual Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series, featuring a trio of unique Shakespeare interpretations. Get all the details about this exciting event in New York City.

Meet the Cast of CLICK Premiering at The Tank NYC

Discover the talented cast of the upcoming noir play 'Click' premiering at The Tank NYC. Meet Mohammad Saleem, Saman Peyman, and Shuga Ohashi as they bring this thrilling production to the stage. Don't miss out on this captivating performance!

Full Cast & Creative Team Unveiled for The Acting Company's World Premiere of Lisa Peterson's ODYSSEY 

The Acting Company has revealed the full cast and creative team for Lisa Peterson's world premiere of ODYSSEY. Get all the details and book your tickets now.

Introducing the Cast and Creative Team of ODYSSEY at Marin Theatre Company

Get an exclusive look at the star-studded cast and talented creative team of ODYSSEY at Marin Theatre Company. Meet the actors and creatives bringing this epic story to life in a captivating stage adaptation. Don't miss out on the opportunity to witness their incredible talents in action.

Tatiana Wechsler, Kaliswa Brewster & More to Star in THREE SISTERS AFTER CHEKHOV Reading at The Acting Company

The Acting Company has announced the complete cast for the reading of Mustapha Matura's new play Three Sisters After Chekhov. This is a part of the Reading Series in honor of The Acting Company's 50th anniversary. 

Ezra Knight & Sara Bareilles Join The Acting Company's Annual Reimagined Renaissance Gala

Ezra Knight will host The Acting Company’s annual Reimagined Renaissance Gala, featuring a performance by Sara Bareilles. See how to purchase tickets!

Rainn Wilson And Dakin Matthews to be Honored at The Acting Company's Annual Reimagined Renaissance Gala

Rainn Wilson will receive the Joan M. Warburg Award Honor and that Dakin Matthews will receive the John Houseman Award Honor, as part of The Acting Company’s annual Reimagined Renaissance Gala on April 24, 2023 at Capitale.

Kelley Curran, Ben Horner, Elizabeth Stahlmann & More to Star in THE MISANTHROPE Reading at The Acting Company

The Acting Company has announced the cast for their reading of The Misanthrope. Molière's classic play is translated by Neil Bartlett and directed by The Acting Company's Producing Director Devin Brain.

The Acting Company to Present New York Performances of Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series

The Acting Company has announced the New York performances for their annual Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series.

The Acting Company to Present A Staged Concert Reading of A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES: OR THE GOSPEL OF TARTUFFE 

The Acting Company has announced a staged concert reading of award-winning playwright  Marcus Gardley's A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes: Or The Gospel of Tartuffe on Monday, November  8th at 7:00pm at Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street). Gardley returns to The Acting Company  after his critically acclaimed play X: or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation had an extended run off  Broadway in 2017. 

Cast Announced For Staged Reading Of Marcus Gardley's A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES, OR THE GOSPEL OF TARTUFFE

The Acting Company has announced a staged concert reading of award-winning playwright Marcus Gardley's A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes: Or The Gospel of Tartuffe on Monday, November 8th at 7:00pm at Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street). Gardley returns to The Acting Company after his critically acclaimed play X: or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation had an extended run off Broadway in 2017.

Season of Concern Announces All-Women Cast of FEFU AND HER FRIENDS

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, is thrilled to announce it will co-produce a virtual production of Fefu and Her Friends, Cuban-American playwright María Irene Fornés' feminist masterwork, in partnership with much-admired Chicago theater artist Mary Beth Fisher.

Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Series Adds Christina Anderson's GOOD GOODS to Lineup

BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will add a fifth play to its four-play schedule with a pre-Election Day world-premiere presentation on YouTube of Christina Anderson's play GOOD GOODS in October (date TBA).

The Acting Company's ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT SERIES Launches Tonight With Dakin Matthews and Angela Pierce in TEA

The Acting Company today announced the launch of its Alumni Spotlight Series of virtual readings and concerts celebrating the multiple talents of The Company's acclaimed alumni actors, who over two generations have been at the forefront of theater, television and film.

Abigail Breslin, Matthew Hancock and Josh Hamilton to Star in BARD AT THE GATE's Presentation of KERNEL OF SANITY

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel will open the virtual play reading series she has created and curated a?" Bard at the Gate - with Kermit Frazier's play KERNEL OF SANITY, to be webstreamed on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Series Now Set to Launch June 25 With KERNEL OF SANITY

BARD AT THE GATE, under the aegis of playwright, producer and educator Paula Vogel announced a new launch date and a re-ordering of the performance schedule.

Paula Vogel to Produce New Startup Play Series BARD AT THE GATE Featuring Katrina Lenk and More

BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will debut on Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 pm with a reading of Meg Miroshnik's THE DROLL {Or, a Stage-Play about the END of Theatre}.

The Acting Company Announces Postponement of MY ANTONIA

The Acting Company today announces a postponement and changes to its originally scheduled summer 2020 theater season.

The Acting Company Partners With The Juilliard Drama Division For Shakespeare Tour

The Acting Company is proud to announce JULIUS CAESAR and ROMEO & JULIET, two touring productions visiting New York City schools across the five boroughs in January 2020. In an expansion of the Company's five-decade relationship with the Juilliard Drama Division, the school touring productions will for the first time feature casts of current Juilliard acting students.

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