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ELAN ZAFIR (he/him)
Milwaukee Rep: God of Carnage; Bedlam: The Winter's Tale/Hedda Gabler (in repertory); Woolly Mammoth: There's Always the Hudson; Arena Stage: Junk; Folger Theatre: King John, Way of the World (w/Kristine Nielsen); Ford Theatre: Twelve Angry Men, Ragtime (Helen Hayes Award, Ensemble); Mosaic Theatre: 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). Shakespeare Theatre Company: EVERYBODY, Romeo & Juliet (FFA and Mainstage), Othello, Salomé (Helen Hayes Award: Ensemble, Best Play). NATIONAL TOUR: Peter Pan. INTERNATIONAL: Edinburgh Fringe: Super Earth, The Unaccompanied Minor (written by Mr. Zafir). TELEVISION: Blue, Bloods, East New York, Law & Order, FBI: International, The Blacklist, House of Cards, King of Crimes, The 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

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Folger Theatre Production, 2018

Elan Zafir News

OUR CLASS Enters Final Week of Performances at Brooklyn Academy Of Music

New Yorkers have only one more week to see Our Class, the award-winning play by Tadeusz Słobodzianek, currently running at Brooklyn Academy of Music. Learn how to purchase tickets!

OUR CLASS Extended Through February 11 At Brooklyn Academy Of Music

'Our Class' extends its run at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Fisher Fishman Space until February 11. Don't miss this captivating production.

Photos: First Look at OUR CLASS at Brooklyn Academy of Music

All new production photos have been released from Our Class, the award-winning play by Tadeusz Słobodzianek, currently running at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Fisher (Fishman Space) for its New York premiere. Check out the photos here!

BEDLAM's ARCADIA Extended Through December

Due to popular demand, BEDLAM's critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA is extending its run at the West End Theater. Don't miss this captivating play exploring truth, time, and the influence of sex.

BEDLAM's ARCADIA Extends for a Second Time at the West End Theater

BEDLAM’s production of Tom Stoppard’s ARCADIA, now playing at the West End Theater, will present a second extension.

Review Roundup: Bedlam's ARCADIA

The critically acclaimed New York Theatre Company BEDLAM just celebrated opeing night of Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA, which runs at the West End Theater (263 W 86th Street) through December 10th, 2023.

BEDLAM's ARCADIA Extends at the West End Theatre Through December 10th

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed New York theatre company BEDLAM's upcoming production of Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA will extend its run at the West End Theater.

BEDLAM Announces Cast of ARCADIA By Tom Stoppard

The critically acclaimed New York theatre company BEDLAM will present ARCADIA By Tom Stoppard this fall, off-Broadway at the West End Theater (263 W 86th Street).  Directed by Eric Tucker (BEDLAM Artistic Director), ARCADIA begins previews on October 27, 2023. The strictly limited 5-week engagement opens on November 12, 2023.

Cast Set for Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA at BEDLAM

Immerse yourself in BEDLAM's captivating production of ARCADIA by Tom Stoppard. Don't miss the chance to witness this theatrical masterpiece at the Boston Theatre from November 1st to November 30th.


The Milwaukee Rep has staged a superbly acted, shocking, relatable, tornado of a black comedy with GOD OF CARNAGE.

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Cast For Suspense Thriller MAURITIUS

Westport Country Playhouse announces casting for a Script in Hand playreading of Theresa Rebeck's thriller, “Mauritius,” on Monday, March13, at 7 p.m., directed by the playright herself. The play's title refers to the island of Mauritius (pronounced mr·i·shuhs), the origin of two extremely valuable, rare stamps that incite a conflict to gain their possession.

GOD OF CARNAGE to Open at Milwaukee Repertory Theater This Spring

Milwaukee Repertory Theater will close out its 2022/23 Season with the Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza on April 18 – May 14, 2023, in the Quadracci Powerhouse. 

Casting Announced For BEDLAM's Fall Repertory Shows, THE WINTER'S TALE and HEDDA GABLER

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 Theatre Company

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 Company

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

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 More

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

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

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

'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.

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