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Joe Brancato

 

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[Off-Broadway, 2020]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Artistic Director
Director
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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Writing

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Joe Brancato News

Photos: Inside Penguin Rep's 2022 Gala Photo Photos: Inside Penguin Rep's 2022 Gala
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre held its annual fundraising gala on Saturday September 10 in Stony Point. The 2022 honorees included Edie Falco, the multiple Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award winning actress, and stage manager Michael Palmer, who has overseen 20 productions for the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre in Rockland and New York City.  

Review: THE VIRTUOUS LIFE OF JOSEPH ANDREWS at Penguin Rep Theatre Photo Review: THE VIRTUOUS LIFE OF JOSEPH ANDREWS at Penguin Rep Theatre
by Bruce Apar - Aug 18, 2022

Henry Fielding's picaresque plot animated by witty lyrics from playwright Cary Gitter and ear-pleasing music by Max Silverman performed by a standout quintet of singing actors add up to a tour de force of a farce.

Penguin Rep Theatre Presents JOSEPH ANDREWS Photo Penguin Rep Theatre Presents JOSEPH ANDREWS
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

Summer fun starts August 12 when Penguin Rep Theatre, the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre, presents the world premiere of the new comedy with music, THE VIRTUOUS LIFE OF JOSEPH ANDREWS, live on stage.

BREATH & IMAGINATION: The Story Of Roland Hayes Opens Next Month at Penguin Rep Theat Photo BREATH & IMAGINATION: The Story Of Roland Hayes Opens Next Month at Penguin Rep Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre, the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre, kicks off its summer season with BREATH & IMAGINATION: THE STORY OF ROLAND HAYES, a musical play by Daniel Beaty about trailblazing African-American vocalist Roland Hayes, starting Friday, July 8, artistic director Joe Brancato announced today.

Penguin Rep Theatre Kicks Off Its Summer Season With BREATH & IMAGINATION Photo Penguin Rep Theatre Kicks Off Its Summer Season With BREATH & IMAGINATION
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre, the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre, kicks off its summer season with BREATH & IMAGINATION: THE STORY OF ROLAND HAYES, a musical play by Daniel Beaty about trailblazing African-American vocalist Roland Hayes, starting Friday, July 8, artistic director Joe Brancato announced.

Photos: MR. PARKER Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre Row Photo Photos: MR. PARKER Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre Row
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022

Mr. Parker, the new play by Michael McKeever (Daniel's Husband), directed by Joe Brancato with Davi Santos, Derek Smith and Mia Matthews, enjoyed its Off Broadway premiere performance on Monday night.  Check out the photos!

Photos: Former NJ Governor Jim McGreevey Visits MR. PARKER On Theatre Row Photo Photos: Former NJ Governor Jim McGreevey Visits MR. PARKER On Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Check out photos of former NJ Governor Jim McGreevey attended the Sunday matinee performance of MR. PARKER and greeted the cast, playwright and director after the show.  

Photos: First Look at MR. PARKER Off-Broadway, Beginning Performances Tonight Photo Photos: First Look at MR. PARKER Off-Broadway, Beginning Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

‚ÄčPenguin Rep Theatre is presenting the Off-Broadway premiere of¬†Mr. Parker,¬†a new play written by¬†Michael McKeever¬†(Daniel‚Äôs Husband)¬†and¬†directed by¬†Joe Brancato. Check out the first photos from the production.

Photos: First Look at the Cast of MR. PARKER Off-Broadway Photo Photos: First Look at the Cast of MR. PARKER Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre is presenting the Off-Broadway premiere of Mr. Parker, a new play written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato.  View the first photos from the production!

BWW Review: I AND YOU at Penguin Rep Theatre Climaxes in a Surreal Reveal Photo BWW Review: I AND YOU at Penguin Rep Theatre Climaxes in a Surreal Reveal
by Bruce Apar - May 11, 2022

Gunderson’s characters are two high school seniors who could not be more unlike each other. Yet, as we find out, they end up soulmates in the most surreal way imaginable.

Joe Brancato Videos

VIDEO: THE SANTA CLOSET At Houses on the Moon Theater Company Videoplay
VIDEO: THE SANTA CLOSET At Houses on the Moon Theater Company

by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2019

Houses on the Moon Theater Company presents THE SANTA CLOSET, written and performed by Jeffrey Solomon and directed by Joe Brancato (Daniel's Husband) and Emily Joy Weiner (The Assignment), now playing a limited holiday engagement through Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Teatro Círculo Theater (64 East 4th Street in the East Village, NYC).

STAGE TUBE: Andrea Maulella, Andy Prosky and More Talk Penguin Rep's HOW THE WORLD BEGAN
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2013

Penguin Rep Theatre presents How the World Began, Catherine Trieschmann's thought-provoking new play examining contemporary America where religion, science and irreconcilable beliefs collide, beginning last night, June 28 in Stony Point (Rockland County), New York, directed by Penguin Rep founder and Artistic Director Joe Brancato will direct. Click below to watch interviews with the cast and creative team!


Joe Brancato Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Joe Brancato written?
Joe Brancato has written 2 shows including The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith (Conceiver), The Sabbath Girl (Playwright).