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Devin Brain

 
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Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Devin Brain Headshot

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Devin Brain Biography

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.





Devin Brain News

Kelley Curran, Ben Horner, Elizabeth Stahlmann & More to Star in THE MISANTHROPE Read Photo Kelley Curran, Ben Horner, Elizabeth Stahlmann & More to Star in THE MISANTHROPE Reading at The Acting Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

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 MacDo Photo The Acting Company to Present New York Performances of Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

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: Photo The Acting Company to Present A Staged Concert Reading of A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES: OR THE GOSPEL OF TARTUFFE 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2021

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 T Photo Cast Announced For Staged Reading Of Marcus Gardley's A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES, OR THE GOSPEL OF TARTUFFE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2021

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 Photo Season of Concern Announces All-Women Cast of FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

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 Photo Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Series Adds Christina Anderson's GOOD GOODS to Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020

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 Photo The Acting Company's ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT SERIES Launches Tonight With Dakin Matthews and Angela Pierce in TEA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020

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 Pres Photo Abigail Breslin, Matthew Hancock and Josh Hamilton to Star in BARD AT THE GATE's Presentation of KERNEL OF SANITY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2020

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 Photo Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Series Now Set to Launch June 25 With KERNEL OF SANITY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020

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 Len Photo Paula Vogel to Produce New Startup Play Series BARD AT THE GATE Featuring Katrina Lenk and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020

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}.

Devin Brain Videos

STAGE TUBE: Highlights of UMKC Theatre/The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2017

UMKC Theatre and The Acting Company presents a new artistic and educational collaboration as part of its 2016-17 season and 44th national tour featuring two new gripping dramas in repertory -- the world premiere of Marcus Gardley's X: Or, Betty Shabazz vs. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Acting Company & Guthrie's MACBETH and 'A CONNECTICUT YANKEE' on Tour
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2015

The Acting Company in association with The Guthrie Theater presents William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth,' directed by Devin Brain; and 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court,' adapted by acclaimed playwright Jeffrey Hatcher from the novel by Mark Twain, directed by Ian Belknap. Click below to go behind the scenes with the companies from both productions!