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Elan Zafir

 
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Elan Zafir Shakespeare Theatre Company: EVERYBODY, Romeo & Juliet (FFA and Mainstage), Othello, Salomé (Helen Hayes Award: Ensemble, Best Play). NEW YORK: Looking Glass Theatre: Cardboard Moon; Wings Theatre: Raft of Medusa. NATIONAL TOUR: Peter Pan. REGIONAL: Arena Stage: Junk; Folger Theatre: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Elan Zafir Shakespeare Theatre Company: EVERYBODY, Romeo & Juliet (FFA and Mainstage), Othello, Salomé (Helen Hayes Award: Ensemble, Best Play). NEW YORK: Looking Glass Theatre: Cardboard Moon; Wings Theatre: Raft of Medusa. NATIONAL TOUR: Peter Pan. REGIONAL: Arena Stage: Junk; Folger Theatre: ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Folger Theatre Production, 2018
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Shanara Gabrielle, Kashayna Johnson, Jackie Maxwell, Elan Zafir, Nancy Sun and Amanda Photo

Shanara Gabrielle, Kashayna Johnson, Jackie Maxwell, Elan Zafir, Nancy Sun and Amanda Forstrom

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04/12/2019
Perry Young and Elan Zafir  Photo

Perry Young and Elan Zafir

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03/04/2019
Brian Dykstra, Kate Eastwood Norris, Brian Reisman, Elan Zafir, Kate Goehring Photo

Brian Dykstra, Kate Eastwood Norris, Brian Reisman, Elan Zafir, Kate Goehring

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10/25/2018
Elan Zafir, Holly Twyford, Megan Graves Photo

Elan Zafir, Holly Twyford, Megan Graves

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10/25/2018
Kate Eastwood Norris, Elan Zafir, Megan Graves Photo

Kate Eastwood Norris, Elan Zafir, Megan Graves

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10/25/2018

 

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Performances
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Folger Theatre Production, 2018
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Elan Zafir Biography

Elan Zafir
Shakespeare Theatre Company: EVERYBODY, Romeo & Juliet (FFA and Mainstage), Othello, Salomé (Helen Hayes Award: Ensemble, Best Play). NEW YORK: Looking Glass Theatre: Cardboard Moon; Wings Theatre: Raft of Medusa. NATIONAL TOUR: Peter Pan. REGIONAL: Arena Stage: Junk; Folger Theatre: King John, Way of the World (w/Kristine Nielsen); Roundhouse Theatre: (Upcoming) Big Love; Ford Theatre: Twelve Angry Men, Ragtime (Helen Hayes Award, Ensemble); Mosaic Theatre: (upcoming) Eureka Day, The Vagrant Trilogy, Paper Dolls. Signature Theatre: Tender Napalm; The Welders: Happiness and Other Reasons to Die; Adventure Theatre: JUMANJI (Helen Hayes Award, Outstanding Production); Rep Stage: Venus in Fur; Capital Fringe: The Unaccompanied Minor and Ben & Lucille (Written by Mr. Zafir). INTERNATIONAL: Edinburgh Fringe: The Unaccompanied Minor (written by Mr. Zafir). TELEVISION: House of Cards, King of Crimes, Making of the Mob, Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall, Student Bodies, Big Wolf on Campus. TEACHING: Shakespeare Theatre Company. TRAINING: Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting: MFA. Dome Professional Theatre Program: BA. WEB: www.elanzafir.net




Elan Zafir News

Casting Announced For BEDLAM's Fall Repertory Shows, THE WINTER'S TALE and HEDDA GABL Photo Casting Announced For BEDLAM's Fall Repertory Shows, THE WINTER'S TALE and HEDDA GABLER
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

The critically-acclaimed theatre company BEDLAM continues their 10th anniversary season with a return to repertory performance including productions of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale and Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, adapted by Jon Robin Baitz, playing from October 5 through November 20, 2022.

BWW Review: THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON Premieres to Standing Ovation at Woolly Mammoth Photo BWW Review: THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON Premieres to Standing Ovation at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Morgan Musselman - May 16, 2022

The premiere of THERE’S ALWAYS THE HUDSON, on stage now at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has been a long time coming. Don’t miss this hilarious and heart-wrenching story of trauma, revenge, and friendship.

World Premiere of THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON to be Presented at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Photo World Premiere of THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON to be Presented at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will present the world premiere of THERE’S ALWAYS THE HUDSON, Paola Lázaro’s exploration of what lies beneath rage and anger when partners in pain agree to torment those who have tormented them.

First Three Episodes of BEDLAM: THE SERIES to Premiere on BEDLAM TV in November Photo First Three Episodes of BEDLAM: THE SERIES to Premiere on BEDLAM TV in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2021

Written by Eric Tucker & Musa Gurnis and directed by Eric Tucker, “BEDLAM: The Series” twists Shakespearean characters and plots we know and love – King Lear, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice – into a new story of love, deceit, betrayal, and revenge

BEDLAM Announces BEDLAM: THE SERIES Featuring Zuzanna Szadkowski, Triney Sandoval and Photo BEDLAM Announces BEDLAM: THE SERIES Featuring Zuzanna Szadkowski, Triney Sandoval and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020

BEDLAM has announced BEDLAM: THE SERIES, an episodic New Media Series now in development. Written by Eric Tucker and Musa Gurnis and directed by Eric Tucker, BEDLAM: THE SERIES is an inventive and irreverent Shakespeare mashup that twists together characters and plots from King Lear, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice and other plays.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Offers Its Adult Classes Online, Tuition Reduced Photo Shakespeare Theatre Company Offers Its Adult Classes Online, Tuition Reduced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2020

Shakespeare Theatre Company is offering its series of adult classes as online courses for the first-time to accommodate theatre students and professionals amid the coronavirus pandemic.

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards Photo THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2020

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

BWW Review: EUREKA DAY at Mosaic Theater Company Photo BWW Review: EUREKA DAY at Mosaic Theater Company
by Rachael Goldberg - Dec 12, 2019

'Eureka Day' is still a fun show with a solid cast and production team. I certainly laughed, and enjoyed the performance. But I also had a lingering distaste from its heavy-handed, clumsy messaging.

BWW Review: EVERYBODY at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: EVERYBODY at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Rachael Goldberg - Oct 24, 2019

'Everybody' may not be for, well, everybody - it's a quirky play that tackles humanity, life, death, and our own fragile existence head-on. But those who are brave enough to face these uncomfortable truths are rewarded with a fast-talking, quick-witted, deep-thinking performance.

Shakespeare Theatre Co Announces Casting For EVERYBODY Photo Shakespeare Theatre Co Announces Casting For EVERYBODY
by Julie Musbach - Aug 28, 2019

Shakespeare Theatre Company will begin its 2019/20 Season with the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Finalist EVERYBODY by Obie Award-winner, MacArthur 'Genius' Grant recipient and Washington, D.C.-native Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon, Gloria). This 'fun and breezy' (Broadway World) comedy about life (and death) will play at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW) from October 15 through November 17, 2019.