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JoAnne Akalaitis

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Immersive, 2019]
Creator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Director

Writing

Author

Photos

JoAnne Akalaitis, Mia Yoo, and Nicky Paraiso Photo

JoAnne Akalaitis, Mia Yoo, and Nicky Paraiso

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Date:
09/21/2017
Muriel Miguel and JoAnne Akalaitis Photo

Muriel Miguel and JoAnne Akalaitis

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Date:
09/21/2017


JoAnne Akalaitis

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Date:
08/25/2009


Publc Theater's Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and JoAnne Akalaitis

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Date:
03/17/2008

 

Stage

Productions

[Immersive, 2019]
Creator

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Broadway, 1993]
Director

Writing
Author

JoAnne Akalaitis Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
JoAnne AkalaitisDance of Death
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Director - Play
JoAnne Akalaitis, In the Summer House
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Director - Play
Joanne Akalaitis , Tis Pity She's a Whore

JoAnne Akalaitis News

Roundabout Announces 2022-23 Directing Fellow and Directors Group Photo Roundabout Announces 2022-23 Directing Fellow and Directors Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the newest addition to the artistic team: Directing Fellow Mack Brown. Brown is the fifth Roundabout Directing Fellow. This season they will assist on multiple Roundabout productions, and work with the theatre's artistic team as a script reader and on developing two projects of their choosing.

Mabou Mines Presents A Three-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Of Work Photo Mabou Mines Presents A Three-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Of Work
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Mabou Mines presents a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company's brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years.

Mabou Mines to Present Three-Day 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF WORK Photo Mabou Mines to Present Three-Day 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF WORK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Mabou Mines will present a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company‚Äôs brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years (June 23‚Äď25; beginning 5pm June 23; 5pm‚Äď11 pm June 24; and 12pm‚Äď11pm June 25).

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES Photo Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre¬†will conclude¬†its 2022 season with¬†Between Two Knees. The play, written by the intertribal sketch comedy troupe¬†The 1491s¬†and directed by¬†Eric Ting, is presented with¬†Oregon Shakespeare Festival.¬†Between Two Knees¬†will be performed May 12‚ÄďJune 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).

Mabou Mines to Present Preview Performances of THE VICKSBURG PROJECT Photo Mabou Mines to Present Preview Performances of THE VICKSBURG PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Mabou Mines will present preview performances of The Vicksburg Project, May 11 - 15, May 18 - 22, May 25 - 29, 2022 (at Mabou Mines, 150 1st Avenue, Second Floor, New York), in anticipation of its premiere at Harlem Stage in 2023.

The Public Theater Cancels UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Photo The Public Theater Cancels UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
by Robert Diamond - Dec 31, 2021

The Public Theater today announced the cancellation of the 18th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 12-30, 2022. According to their web site, 'IMPORTANT UPDATE: Thank you for being a member of The Public Theater community, and Happy New Year. 

Wake Up With BWW 12/20: ALADDIN, MOULIN ROUGE!, and MORNING SUN Cancel Performances,  Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/20: ALADDIN, MOULIN ROUGE!, and MORNING SUN Cancel Performances, and More
by - Dec 20, 2021

Today's top stories include more cancelled performances this weekend, including Aladdin, Moulin Rouge!, and Morning Sun. Learn more here. Plus, watch Andrew Barth Feldman and Seth Rudetsky rehearse for their streaming concert, and more!

Mabou Mines Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Season Culminating In A Four-Day 50th Annive Photo Mabou Mines Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Season Culminating In A Four-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2021

Mabou Mines today announces its Winter/Spring 2022 season, with the iconic company re-engaging its past to celebrate its 50th anniversary‚ÄĒand presenting new work that continues to vitally push the boundaries of theatrical experience.

The Public Theater Announces Line-Up for 18th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Photo The Public Theater Announces Line-Up for 18th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

The Public Theater announced the full line-up today for the 18th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 12-30, 2022. The innovative festival of The Public’s winter season returns to in-person performances at The Public Theater and partner venues Mabou Mines and PS21 with work by artists from across the U.S. and around the world.

Carl Hancock Rux Joins Harlem Stage as Associate Artistic Director/Curator-In-Residen Photo Carl Hancock Rux Joins Harlem Stage as Associate Artistic Director/Curator-In-Residence
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021

Harlem Stage today announced that multidisciplinary artist Carl Hancock Rux has joined the organization in a newly created role as associate artistic director/curator-in-residence. The hire is a major component of Harlem Stage’s plan to strengthen and nurture leadership roles and employment opportunities for artists of color.

JoAnne Akalaitis Videos

VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie VideoVIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck VideoVIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck
by Alan Henry - Jun 29, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

BWW TV: AMERICAN THEATRE WING'S In The Wings - Dramaturg Anne Cattaneo
by Robert Diamond - Jun 15, 2010

ANNE CATTANEO is the dramaturg of Lincoln Center Theater and the creator and head of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. A three term past president of Literary Mangers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, she is the recipient of LMDA's first Lessing Award for lifetime achievement of dramaturgy. She has worked widely as a dramaturg on classical plays with directors such as James Lapine, Robert Wilson, Adrian Hall, Robert Falls, Mark Lamos and JoAnne Akalaitis. As the director of the Playworks Program at the Phoenix Theater during the late 1970's, she commissioned and developed plays by Wendy Wasserstein (Isn't It Romantic) Mustapha Matura (Meetings) and Christopher Durang (Beyond Therapy). For the Acting Company, she created two projects: Orchards (published by Knopf and Broadway Play Publishing) which presented seven Chekhov stories adapted for the stage by Maria Irene Fornes, Spalding Gray, John Guare, David Mamet, Wendy Wasserstein, Michael Weller and Samm-Art Williams, and Love's Fire (published by William Morrow) responses to Shakespeare sonnets by Eric Bogosian, William Finn, John Guare, Tony Kushner, Marsha Norman, Ntozake Shange and Wendy Wasserstein. Her own translations of 20th Century German playwrights include Brecht's Galileo (Goodman Theater 1986 starring Brian Dennehy) and Botho Strauss' Big And Little (Phoenix production starring Barbara Barrie, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.) She is currently on the faculty at Juilliard.


JoAnne Akalaitis Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has JoAnne Akalaitis written?
JoAnne Akalaitis has written 1 shows including Bad News! i was there... (Author).

What awards has JoAnne Akalaitis been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Dance of Death Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Summer House and Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Tis Pity She's a Whore .