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Jocelyn Clarke

 
Bio:
Jocelyn Clarke is a freelance dramaturg and writer. He is currently Theatre Adviser to the Arts Council of Ireland and dramaturg at the American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage in D.C. He has taught dramaturgy at the John Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, Columbia University and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jocelyn Clarke is a freelance dramaturg and writer. He is currently Theatre Adviser to the Arts Council of Ireland and dramaturg at the American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage in D.C. He has taught dramaturgy at the John Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, Columbia University and ... (read complete bio)

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Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Text Coordinator

Writing

Adaptation
Adaptation

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 Jocelyn Clarke, Eduardo Machado, Molly Smith Photo

Jocelyn Clarke, Eduardo Machado, Molly Smith

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Date:
01/28/2020
 Executive Producer Edgar Dobie and resident dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke  Photo

Executive Producer Edgar Dobie and resident dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke

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Date:
03/24/2015

 

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Text Coordinator

Writing
Adaptation
Adaptation

Jocelyn Clarke Biography

Jocelyn Clarke is a freelance dramaturg and writer. He is currently Theatre Adviser to the Arts Council of Ireland and dramaturg at the American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage in D.C. He has taught dramaturgy at the John Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, Columbia University and Trinity College Dublin. He was the Commissioning and Literary Manager of the Abbey Theatre for four years, and lead theatre critic with The Sunday Tribune for nine years. He is an associate artist with The Civilians in New York, and he is a member of the artistic staff of the Sundance Institute’s Theatre Lab. He has worked as a dramaturg on several productions by The Blue Raincoat Theatre in Sligo, and has written five adaptations for the company – ALICE IN WONDERLAND, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, THE THIRD POLICEMAN, AT SWIM TWO BIRDS and THE POOR MOUTH. He has written six plays for Anne Bogart and the SITI Company – BOB, ALICE’S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, ROOM, SCORE, ANTIGONE, and TROJAN WOMEN (AFTER EURIPIDES). His productions for children and young people include an adaptation of Neil Gaiman and David McKean’s graphic novel THE DAY I SWAPPED MY DAD FOR A GOLDFISH, THE LITTLE DEER, THE CRIMSON FLY & THE SWAN CHILDREN for the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, and FINN for Mabou Mines in New York.




Jocelyn Clarke News

San Francisco Opera Announces INSTIGATORS Photo San Francisco Opera Announces INSTIGATORS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

As the Company is poised to celebrate its 2022–23 Centennial Season, San Francisco Opera today unveiled Instigators, a bold new multidisciplinary program that brings a group of remarkable thinkers and artists into the world of opera.

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago today announced the company’s 2022/23 Season, featuring productions of classic operas, a continuing long-term focus on developing and presenting new work, plus the return of Lyric’s annual spring musical.

Christian Thompson to Replace Corbin Bleu in Revised CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Sta Photo Christian Thompson to Replace Corbin Bleu in Revised CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced casting for a new version of the Tony-nominated musical comedy Catch Me If You Can.

Tickets Now On Sale for Live Simulcasts of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo Tickets Now On Sale for Live Simulcasts of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021

 Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced that tickets are now on sale for live simulcasts of Eduardo Machado's Celia and Fidel. For select performances from November 10 through 21, 2021, patrons can watch the livestream. 

Original Cast and Creative Team Return For CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo Original Cast and Creative Team Return For CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

As Fidel Castro ponders on how to move his country forward, his political partner, Celia SĂĄnchez, is never far from his side. Imbued with magical realism, Celia and Fidel is the dynamic story of radical change in Cuba featuring the country's most notorious political figure and Cuba's most influential female revolutionary.

Arena's Commissioned Music Series, Arena Riffs, Begins Next Week Photo Arena's Commissioned Music Series, Arena Riffs, Begins Next Week
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will debut the first installment in the Arena Riffs series on Wednesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. The three-part series begins with a musical memoir composed and performed by award-winning indie-folk duo Abigail and Shaun Bengson.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, October 26- with LaChanze, Laura Osnes, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, October 26- with LaChanze, Laura Osnes, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 26, 2020

Today (October 26) in live streaming: LaChanze sings with Seth Rudetsky, Laura Osnes visits Cast Party, and so much more!

Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Min Photo Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Mines
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

Two prolific, award winning artists, Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett, both former artists in Mabou Mines' Resident Artist Program, embody the company's mission to foster the next generation of experimental theater artists and bring with them a strong vision for the future of Mabou Mines.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.

Jocelyn Clarke Videos

VIDEO: Take a First Look at SOVEREIGNTY at Arena Stage VideoVIDEO: Take a First Look at SOVEREIGNTY at Arena Stage
by Leah Windahl - Jan 15, 2018

The World-Premiere of Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY is currently playing at Arena Stage as part of the Women's Voices Theater Festival. The play, which features flashbacks spanning to the 1830s, follows a modern-day Native American woman, trying to use her powers as a lawyer to restore rights to the Cherokee Nation. SOVEREIGNTY opened January 12th and runs through February 18th.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at World Premiere of LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN at Arena Stage
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

The world premiere of LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN runs October 11-November 17 at Arena Stage. Check out a sneak peek below!


Jocelyn Clarke Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jocelyn Clarke written?
Jocelyn Clarke has written 2 shows including Room (Adaptation), Score (Adaptation).