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[Off-Broadway, 2022]
[New York, 2020]
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
[Off-Broadway, 2008]



Jessica Blank Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Play

Jessica Blank, Coal Country

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - John Gassner Playwriting Award

Jessica Blank, The Exonerated

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Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A

Ibsen's Ghost is now playing at 59E59’s Theater A. The production officially opened last night, March 14 for a limited run through April 14. Check out opening night photos here!
Kathleen Chalfant, Jonathan Raviv, and More Set for HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES at NYTW

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast & creative team for Here There Are Blueberries, co-written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony & Emmy Award nominee Moisés Kaufman & Emmy Award nominee Amanda Gronich, and conceived & directed by Moisés Kaufman.
Creative Team Set for I LOVE YOU SO MUCH I COULD DIE Directed by Lucas Hnath

New York Theatre Workshop has revealed the full creative team for I Love You So Much I Could Die, written and performed by NYTW Usual Suspect Mona Pirnot (Private), and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath (Red Speedo).
Photos: Inside the 2023 Manhattan Theatre Club Fall Benefit With Christine Baranski, Nathan Lane, Sarah Jessica Parker, and More!

Manhattan Theatre Club hosted its 2023 Fall Benefit on Monday, November 13. The evening began at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) with an advance screening of the new film ALL ARTS Docs: Manhattan Theatre Club, a Home for Artists ahead of its November 21 premiere on ALL ARTS.
GoFundMe Campaign Launched to Help With Erik Jensen's Battle With Stage IV Cancer

The family of Erik Jensen, actor, writer, and director, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds to help with his battle with cancer. According to the fundraising page, Jensen survived a brain aneurysm just a year and a half ago, and has now been diagnosed with Stage IV colorectal cancer.
New York Theatre Workshop Reveals 2023/24 Season 2050 Administrative Fellows & Producing Fellow

Find out what's in store for New York Theatre Workshop's 2023/24 season as they announce their lineup and introduce the 2050 Administrative Fellows. Get a sneak peek into the productions and meet the talented individuals who will contribute to the success of the theater.
New York Theatre Workshop to Present the 05Fest - in Conjunction with THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL

Discover the excitement at New York Theatre Workshop's 05Fest, where THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL takes center stage. Immerse yourself in a festival of innovative theater and experience the best of what NYTW has to offer. Don't miss this captivating celebration of theater!
Alexandra Silber, Jason Bowen & More to Star in THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for The Half-God of Rainfall. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!
New York Theatre Workshop Reveals 2050 Fellows, New Company-in-Residence and Artistic Department Expansion

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the artists selected for the 2023/24 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship.
End of The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival Raises Concerns About NYC Experimental Landscape

Last week, at a time when Broadway producers were worried about last-minute campaigning and how performers are going to change at the United Palace with limited dressing room space, a fact buried in a New York Times article shook the theater community. It was there that it was announced that The Public’s Under the Radar festival was no more.
Unicorn Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin Will Retire In 2024

​​​​​​​ Unicorn Theatre has announced that Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin will retire in June 2024. Levin's departure will culminate a historic run spanning more than four decades at one of Kansas City's landmark theatres, where she gained a regional and national reputation for innovating and bringing to life bold and diverse plays with powerful messages and illuminating people in an empathetic and unique way.
Three World Premieres & More Set for New York Theatre Workshop 2023/24 Season

New York Theatre Workshop has announced its 2023/24 Season, the first programmed by Artistic Director Patricia McGregor. See full programming and see how to purchase tickets!
Tituss Burgess, Sean Hayes, Rachel Dratch & More to Join New York Theatre Workshop's 2023 Gala

New York Theatre Workshop's 2023 Gala will be held on Monday May 1 at 6PM at Capitale. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets!
New York Theatre Workshop to Host ARE WE THERE YET World Premiere Presented by Teens Ukraine Theater

New York Theatre Workshop host the world premiere of Are We There Yet, theatre told verbatim by Ukrainian teen refugees this month.
Alleyway's THE ALEPH COMPLEX Premieres Next Month

Alleyway Theatre kicks off the second half of its season with a fantastical new drama about the power of human connection. THE ALEPH COMPLEX, by Deborah Yarchun, is the latest recipient of Alleyway's Maxim Mazumdar New Play Award.
Talia Ryder to Lead HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF at New York Theatre Workshop; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for How to Defend Yourself by Liliana Padilla. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets, and more!
THE COLLABORATION Starring Paul Bettany & Jeremy Pope Begins Performances Tonight

Performances begin tonight for the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of The Collaboration. Warhol. Basquiat. Electric, eccentric, polar opposites... together, for the first time in the most unlikely partnership the art world has ever seen. 
Meet the Cast of THE COLLABORATION, Beginning Previews Tomorrow!

The Collaboration will begin previews tonight, Tuesday, November 29 ahead of a Tuesday, December 20 opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast bringing this show to life here!
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A RAISIN IN THE SUN at The Public Theater

A Raisin in the Sun has officially opened at The Public Theater! Written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, this revival marks Hansberry's Public Theater debut as the theater's Astor Place home celebrates its 55th season producing work by groundbreaking artists. See photos from opening night here!
Taibi Magar to Direct THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop

New York Theatre Workshop has announced that Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Taibi Magar (Help) will direct the previously announced production of The Half-God of Rainfall by Hay Festival Medal for Poetry winner Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles), part of NYTW’s 2022/23 season.


How many shows has Jessica Blank written?

Jessica Blank has written 4 shows including The Exonerated (Playwright), Liberty City (Text), Aftermath (Playwright), Coal Country (Author).

What awards has Jessica Blank been nominated for?

Jessica Blank has been nominated for Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Coal Country and for the John Gassner Playwriting Award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for The Exonerated.

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