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Donald Eastman

 
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 1986]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1980]
Scenic Designer






Donald Eastman News

Dutch National Opera Presents the European Premiere of Jeanine Tesori's BLUE Photo Dutch National Opera Presents the European Premiere of Jeanine Tesori's BLUE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2022

  On 7 November, Dutch National Opera will present the European premiere of Blue, Jeanine Tesori's composition which in 2020 the Music Critics Association of North America's 2020 awarded as 'Best New Opera'.

GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC Photo GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022

La MaMa in association with Skysaver Productions presents GRAND PANORAMA – a music-theater work by Theodora Skipitares about Frederick Douglass's obsession with photography and its power to 'tell the truth' about the humanity of African-Americans during slavery – will be given its world-premiere at La MaMa, with previews beginning February 17 prior to a press opening on February 20, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director.

Remaining Performances of August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Canceled at Arena Stage Photo Remaining Performances of August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Canceled at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 23, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Tony Award-nominated August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, directed by Tazewell Thompson (Arena’s Jubilee).

BWW Review: A Subtle SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: A Subtle SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 4, 2021

August Wilson’s story of seven friends in post-war Pittsburgh may take a while to get started, but don’t let the slow pace or lengthy run time fool you. The play, and Arena’s production, have all the ingredients of great drama - rich characters, powerful writing, and human introspection - and together they simmer and tell a timeless story about race and economic inequality in America.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Tony Award-nominated August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, directed by Tazewell Thompson (Arena’s Jubilee).

Photo Flash: August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Heads Into Rehearsal at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Heads Into Rehearsal at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents August Wilson's Seven Guitars. Tazewell Thompson (Arena's Jubilee) will direct this Tony Award-nominated play. Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance.

Full Cast Announced for SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo Full Cast Announced for SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the company for August Wilson's Seven Guitars. Tazewell Thompson (Arena's Jubilee) will direct this Tony Award-nominated play. Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance.

THE TRANSFIGURATION OF BENJAMIN BANNEKER Comes to La MaMa Photo THE TRANSFIGURATION OF BENJAMIN BANNEKER Comes to La MaMa
by Stephi Wild - Dec 18, 2019

Theodora Skipitares has achieved renown for her large-scale puppetry epics on such topics as physics, genetics and medicine. An early American giant of science is the subject of her latest multi-media spectacle, 'The Transfiguration of Benjamin Banneker.' It celebrates the life of the free black man who, living in Maryland from 1731 to 1806, became one of his era's most outstanding engineers and astronomers. La MaMa will present the world premiere of the piece January 23 to February 2 in its Ellen Stewart Theatre, at 66 East Fourth Street.

Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Malpede's OTHER THAN WE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Malpede's OTHER THAN WE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2019

La MaMa in association with the Obie award-winning Theatre Three Collaborative opened their new cli-fi eco-feminist fable OTHER THAN WE, written and directed by Karen Malpede for a two-week limited engagement at The Downstairs at La MaMa (66 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003) on Saturday, Nov 23rd at 7:00pm. $25 tickets at http://lamama.org/other-than-we/.

OTHER THAN WE Announces Award-winning Cast at La MaMa Photo OTHER THAN WE Announces Award-winning Cast at La MaMa
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2019

La MaMa in association with the Obie award-winning Theatre Three Collaborative announce their exciting cast for new cli-fi eco-feminist fable OTHER THAN WE, written and directed by Karen Malpede. It is their first play to take place in the future and an utterly original work from Theatre Three Collaborative. Other Than We will play a two-week limited engagement at The Downstairs at La MaMa (66 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003). Performances begin Thursday, November 21st and continue through Sunday, December 1st, 2019. Opening Night is Saturday, Nov 23rd at 7:00pm. $25 tickets at http://lamama.org/other-than-we/.

Donald Eastman Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look at JUBILEE at Arena Stage Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look at JUBILEE at Arena Stage

by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019

Jubilee is now on stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Check out video from the production below!

BWW TV: First Look at Naomi Jacobson, Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris and More in Highlights of MARY T. & LIZZY K.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2013

Tazewell Thompson's world premiere drama Mary T. & Lizzy K. throws open the doors to the Lincoln White House at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. As one woman's skilled hands work overtime, creating the most beautiful garments of her career, the other's reality continues to slip ever further from her grasp. Old wounds and new recriminations explode in this riveting drama about loss, love and the importance of promises, both kept and broken. BroadwayWorld has highlights of the production below.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Manna Nichols and More in Highlights of Arena's MY FAIR LADY
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2012

My Fair Lady, featuring Manna Nichols and Nicholas Rodriguez, is currently curring at Arena Stage through January 6, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Manna Nichols and More in Rehearsal for Arena Stage's MY FAIR LADY!
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2012

Take a first look at the talented cast of My Fair Lady, featuring Manna Nichols and Nicholas Rodriguez, in rehearsal at Arena Stage below!