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JoAnne Akalaitis Productions

 
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JoAnne Akalaitis Awards and Nominations


winner
Obie Awards - 2020 - Directing Award

JoAnne Akalaitis, MUD/Drowning

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

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TFANA to Present Final Extension Of WAITING FOR GODOT Starring Michael Shannon & More

THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE announces final extension of Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot' starring Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks. Don't miss this critically acclaimed production running through December 23.
WAITING FOR GODOT Starring Michael Shannon, Paul Sparks & More Extended at TFANA

Theatre for a New Audience, responding to demand, will present a two-week extension of its production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, directed by Arin Arbus. Learn how to purchase tickets!
New Collection RAIN From Late Vocalist Nora York Out Now

Good Mood Records returns with the new album RAIN from the groundbreaking late vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK.
Good Mood Records to Release Posthumous Collection RAIN by Vocalist and Songwriter Nora York

Good Mood Records is set to release 'RAIN,' a posthumous collection of songs by the late vocalist and songwriter Nora York. The album, produced by Emmy winner Jamie Lawrence, features a blend of contemporary jazz and pop music. Get ready for an innovative musical experience.
Charles Newell to Transition Out of His Role as Court Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2024

After a thirty-year tenure at Court Theatre, the professional theatre of the University of Chicago, Charles Newell has decided to transition out of his role as Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director in June 2024.
Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth, Laurie Metcalf, and More Among 2023 Theater Hall Of Fame Inductees

The American Theater Hall of Fame has announced its 2023 Inductees. The inductees include actors Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth, Judd Hirsch, and Laurie Metcalf; director Joanne Akalaitis; librettist John Weidman; composer Maury Yeston; and, posthumously, playwright Amiri Baraka. 
First Ever Revival of EVELYN BROWN (A DIARY) to be Presented at La MaMa in May

La MaMa will present the first-ever revival of Evelyn Brown (A Diary), a lost work by the celebrated playwright María Irene Fornés (1930–2018).
Last Chance to See the World Premiere of BECOMES A WOMAN at Mint Theater Company

Mint Theater Company has returned to New York City Center Stage II with the World Premiere of one of its most exciting discoveries ever: Becomes a Woman.
BECOMES A WOMAN World Premiere to Open at Mint Theater Company Next Week

Mint Theater Company is returning to New York City Center Stage II with the World Premiere of one of its most exciting discoveries ever: Becomes a Woman, an unpublished and unproduced play by Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn).
BECOMES A WOMAN World Premiere Begins Performances Tomorrow at New York City Center Stage II

Mint Theater Company will return to New York City Center Stage II with the World Premiere of one of its most exciting discoveries ever: Becomes a Woman, an unpublished and unproduced play by Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn).
The Pickle Twins To Play In Split Bill At The Brick In Williamsburg in March

Katharine Scarborough and Tim Girrbach's The Pickle Twins will play in a split bill with Fran Pado's Floodpants at The Brick Theater, 579 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY, March 15-18 at 8:00 PM.
World Premiere of Betty Smith's Unpublished BECOMES A WOMAN to Open Off-Broadway in February

Mint Theater Company will return to New York City Center Stage II with the World Premiere of one of its most exciting discoveries ever: Becomes a Woman, an unpublished and unproduced play by Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn).
Mint Theater to Present American Premiere of Noël Coward's THE RAT TRAP & World Premiere of BECOMES A WOMAN

The Mint Theater company will be presenting the American Premiere of Noel Coward's The Rap Trap, and the world premiere of Becomes a Woman by Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn).
MUD/DROWNING by María Irene Fornés to Return This Fall at Mabou Mines

Mabou Mines and Weathervane Productions, in association with Philip Glass’ Days and Nights Festival, will present a return engagement of their acclaimed revival of Mud/Drowning, two intimate works by legendary playwright and director María Irene Fornés.
Roundabout Announces 2022-23 Directing Fellow and Directors Group

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

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

Mabou Mines will present 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 (June 23–25; beginning 5pm June 23; 5pm–11 pm June 24; and 12pm–11pm June 25).
Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES

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–June 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).
Mabou Mines to Present Preview Performances of THE VICKSBURG PROJECT

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

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. 

JoAnne Akalaitis FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has JoAnne Akalaitis written?

JoAnne Akalaitis has written 2 shows including Dead End Kids (Conceiver), Bad News! i was there... (Author).

What awards has JoAnne Akalaitis been nominated for?

JoAnne Akalaitis has been nominated for the Directing Award at the Obie Awards for MUD/Drowning, the Outstanding Director, Resident Play at the Helen Hayes Awards for Dance of Death, the Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for In the Summer House, and the Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Tis Pity She's a Whore.

What awards has JoAnne Akalaitis won?

JoAnne Akalaitis has won the Directing Award at the Obie Awards for "MUD/Drowning."

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