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Ian Watson

 
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Ian Watson is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media as well as the Coordinator of the Theatre Program. He is the author of Towards a Third Theatre: Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret (Routledge, 1993, 1995) and Negotiating Cultures: Eugenio Barba and the ... (read complete bio)
 
Ian Watson Headshot

Bio:
Ian Watson is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media as well as the Coordinator of the Theatre Program. He is the author of Towards a Third Theatre: Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret (Routledge, 1993, 1995) and Negotiating Cultures: Eugenio Barba and the ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2005]
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Brian Watson (right) as Sherrif File with Andrea Dennison-Laufer as Lizzie Curry Photo

Brian Watson (right) as Sherrif File with Andrea Dennison-Laufer as Lizzie Curry

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04/27/2019
Set Design and Scenic Artistry by Brian Watson; Lighting Design by Michael Palumbo Photo

Set Design and Scenic Artistry by Brian Watson; Lighting Design by Michael Palumbo

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04/27/2019
 DC Scarpelli as Melvin P. Thorpe faces off against Brian Watson as the Governor of T Photo

DC Scarpelli as Melvin P. Thorpe faces off against Brian Watson as the Governor of Texas. Photo: Ben Krantz Studio.

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10/04/2018
(L to R) Brian Watson as C.J. Scruggs, Taylor Bartolucci as Doatsey Mae, and Michael  Photo

(L to R) Brian Watson as C.J. Scruggs, Taylor Bartolucci as Doatsey Mae, and Michael Barrett Austin as Mayor Poindexter. Photo: Ben Krantz Studio.

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10/04/2018

 

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Ian Watson Biography

Ian Watson is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media as well as the Coordinator of the Theatre Program. He is the author of Towards a Third Theatre: Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret (Routledge, 1993, 1995) and Negotiating Cultures: Eugenio Barba and the Intercultural Debate (Manchester University Press, 2002). He edited Performer Training Across Cultures (Harwood/Routledge, 2001). He has contributed chapters to over a dozen books, and published numerous articles in journals such as New Theatre Quarterly, About Performance, The Drama Review, Issues in Integrative Studies, The Latin American Theatre Review, Asian Theatre Journal, Latin American Theatre Review, and Gestos. He is an Advisory Editor for New Theatre Quarterly, Theatre, Dance and Performer Training, and About Performance.




Ian Watson News

VIDEO: First Look at LIFT at Southwark Playhouse Photo VIDEO: First Look at LIFT at Southwark Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2022

Gartland Productions and producer Chris Maguire have released the trailer for LIFT, which is currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse until Saturday 18th June 2022. 

Eight H+H Premieres & More Announced for Handel and Haydn Society 2022-23 Season Photo Eight H+H Premieres & More Announced for Handel and Haydn Society 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

The Handel and Haydn Society has announced its 208th consecutive season, the most of any performing arts organization in the country.

Southwark Playhouse Announces Casting for LIFT Photo Southwark Playhouse Announces Casting for LIFT
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

Gartland Productions has announced the cast of LIFT, opening at Southwark Playhouse  on Friday 13th May 2022. Leading the company, X Factor finalist Luke Friend He/Him (Footloose, American Idiot) will play the role of Busker. He will be joined by West End star Hiba Elchikhe She/Her (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Fiver), playing the role of Secretary.

British Musical LIFT Returns To London in Summer 2022 Photo British Musical LIFT Returns To London in Summer 2022
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2022

LIFT will be returning to London in Summer 2022. Tickets are on sale now. Directed by Dean Johnson He/Him (Godspell, BKLYN, Dogfight) with Musical Direction and new arrangements by Sam Young He/Him (White Christmas, The Man in the Ceiling), this brand-new production of LIFT, music and lyrics by Craig Adams and book by Ian Watson, will run at the Southwark Playhouse from Friday 13th May 2022 until Saturday 25th June 2022.

Handel and Haydn Society To Perform Bach's Brandenburg Concertos Photo Handel and Haydn Society To Perform Bach's Brandenburg Concertos
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021

The Handel and Haydn Society has just added new concerts to the 2021-22 season with the dazzling, inventive, and inspired Brandenburg Concertos at NEC's Jordan Hall February 4, 5, and 6, 2022; all performances will be at 7:30 pm.

Celebrate The Holidays With The Charlotte Symphony Photo Celebrate The Holidays With The Charlotte Symphony
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2021

The Charlotte Symphony's 2021 holiday season presents  beloved annual traditions, seasonal hallmarks, exciting new performances, and a family-friendly  Christmas movie with the Oscar-nominated score performed live to the complete film.  

Charlotte Symphony Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Charlotte Symphony Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

The Charlotte Symphony‚Äôs (CSO) 2021‚Äď22 season will celebrate¬†three major milestones: a return to live and in-person concerts following a season away; the Symphony‚Äôs 90th anniversary; and Christopher Warren-Green‚Äôs valedictory season as Music Director, after twelve seasons on the podium.

SIX Producers Set Deal with Broadway Licensing for New Musicals Photo SIX Producers Set Deal with Broadway Licensing for New Musicals
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021

New musical production company Perfect Pitch and worldwide theatrical licensing house Broadway Licensing have today announced a new partnership that will see the commission, development, production and licensing of four new British musicals, as 7 existing Perfect Pitch titles join the Broadway Licensing catalogue.

Handel And Haydn Society Presents THE MAGIC OF TELEMANN Photo Handel And Haydn Society Presents THE MAGIC OF TELEMANN
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2021

The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate the extraordinary creative abilities of one of the most prolific composers of the 18th century with The Magic of Telemann. The streaming concert will feature three works by Telemann as well as a special sonata by violinist and composer Johann Georg Pisendel.

Handel and Haydn Society Celebrates Mozart, CPE Bach and Friends as Spring Streaming  Photo Handel and Haydn Society Celebrates Mozart, CPE Bach and Friends as Spring Streaming Season Continues
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate one of the most dynamic periods in the history of music with Mozart, CPE Bach, and Friends. H+H Associate Conductor Ian Watson will direct the streaming concert which was recorded at Cary Hall in Lexington, MA.

Ian Watson Videos

VIDEO: First Look at LIFT at Southwark Playhouse VideoVIDEO: First Look at LIFT at Southwark Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2022

Gartland Productions and producer Chris Maguire have released the trailer for LIFT, which is currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse until Saturday 18th June 2022. 

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Beautiful Soup's LIFT
by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2013

Beautiful Soup Theater (Rags, Moose Murders, A Doll's Life) will present the American premiere of Craig Adams andIan Watson's musical LIFT, which made its sold-out premiere at London's SoHo Theatre earlier this year after being developed with Pitch Perfect Musicals. A concept album featuring members of the original cast is available on iTunes. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal in the video below!