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Joseph Chaikin Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1981 - Unique Theatrical Experience

Joseph ChaikinTexts

Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Director - Play

Joseph Chaikin, The Dybbuk

Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Director

Joseph ChaikinThe Mutation Show

Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Vernon Rice Awards

Joseph Chaikin

Obie Awards - 1965 - Performance

Joseph ChaikinVictims of Duty

Obie Awards - 1965 - Performance

Joseph Chaikin, The Exception and the Rule

Obie Awards - 1963 - Performance

Joseph Chaikin , Man Is Man

Joseph Chaikin News

Talking Band to Conclude 50th Anniversary Season with SHIMMER AND HERRINGBONE

Talking Band will close its lauded and sold-out 50th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of Shimmer and Herringbone. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Theater for the New City Presents BRING THEM BACK A Meta Dark Comedy 

Catch the new comedy BRING THEM BACK at Theater for the New City, NYC from May 9-19.

La MaMa to Present World Premiere of EXISTENTIALISM as Part of Talking Band's 50th Anniversary Season

La MaMa will present the world premiere of 'EXISTENTIALISM' as part of Talking Band's 50th Anniversary Season, directed by Anne Bogart. Award-winning director reunites with Talking Band 35 years after their first Obie-winning collaboration. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Cast and Creative Team Set for ESCAPED ALONE World Premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre

Yale Repertory Theatre will continue its 2023–24 Season with Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill, directed by Liz Diamond.

EXIT Theatre Presents TONGUES / THE WAR IN HEAVEN By Sam Shepard and Joseph Chaiken

Sam Shepard & Joseph Chaikin Plays in San Francisco. Check out the latest productions of these iconic playwrights in San Francisco.

TONGUES / THE WAR IN HEAVEN Comes to EXIT Theatre in San Francisco

“Tongues / The War In Heaven,” two rarely performed short plays by Sam Shepard and Joseph Chaikin, evoke the elusive logic of a dream to form a speculative fantasia of the afterlife. Learn more about the upcoming productions here!

Perelman Performing Arts Center to Present World Premiere of THE FOLLOWING EVENING in February

Perelman Performing Arts Center will present the world premiere of The Following Evening, created by 600 Highwaymen for Talking Band.

Talking Band to Present 50th Anniversary Season With Three Premieres, 600 Highwaymen & Anne Bogart

Talking Band will celebrate its 50th anniversary season with three premieres and collaborations with 600 Highwaymen and Anne Bogart.

Casting Announced for Hell In A Handbag's I PROMISED MYSELF TO LIVE FASTER

Hell in a Handbag Productions will continue its 21st season with the Chicago premiere of I Promised Myself to Live Faster, an intergalactic queer extravaganza featuring closeted extraterrestrials, high stakes pursuits and nuns from outer space, created and conceived by Pig Iron Theatre Company, with text by Greg Moss and Pig Iron and directed by JD Caudill*. I Promised Myself to Live Faster will play March 23 – April 16, 2023 at The Chopin Upstairs Theatre.

David Willinger's Takes A Journey Into The Mind And Spirit with EXISTENCE

Theater for the New City & Ananim Productions present a new play by David Willinger: EXISTENCE A Theatre and Video Hybrid.

New Play by David Willinger EXISTENCE Comes to Theater for the New City

Theatre veteran David Willinger helms an exciting hybrid showcase of live theatre experience coupled with video featuring Espirito Domingo, Sharendelle Murga, Robert Striker, and Hanna Ventura.

La MaMa to Present World Premiere of LEMON GIRLS OR ART FOR THE ARTLESS

La MaMa will present the world premiere of Lemon Girls or Art for the Artless. Written and composed by OBIE and Drama Desk Award winning playwright and composer Ellen Maddow, Lemon Girls or Art for Artless is a comedic and revelatory celebration of older women and the thrill of making unlikely art.

BWW Review: Scoundrel and Scamp Brings Dickens Classic to Sacred Desert

In A SONORAN DESERT CAROL, Claire Mannle had the insight to adapt Charles Dickens' Christmas classic as a sacred homage to our native ancestors, but not without admonishing the predatory elites of our modern economic system. Dickens would likely approve the latter inasmuch as income inequality had become a chief ingredient of his social criticism.

THE SERPENT Announced At The Odyssey Theatre

The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble re-opens its re-envisioning of the Odyssey's 1969 West Coast premiere of The Serpent, the Obie award-winning play by Jean-Claude van Itallie. The production initially opened in March, 2020 as part of the Odyssey's 50th Anniversary “Circa '69” Season, but was shuttered five days later by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

10 New Contemporary Puppet Works to Debut at LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES

La MaMa – one of the first major theatres in the U.S. to present contemporary puppet artists and their work on its mainstages – will begin its 60th season with the celebrated, biannual LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES from September 29 to October 24 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre and Downstairs Theatre.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 25

New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily during the week for one hour with Segal Center’s director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustand— the State of the World.

World-Renowned Vocal Coach Kristin Linklater Passes Away at 84

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Kristin Linklater, world-renowned vocal coach and mother of Broadway veteran Hamish Linklater, passed away earlier this month in her Orkney home. She was 84 years old.

Obie Award-Winning Set Designer Jun Maeda Has Passed Away at 79

Jun Maeda, the Obie Award-winning designer and resident set designer at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (ETC) since 1970, died on Monday, April 6 - three days after his 79th birthday - at Mt. Sinai West Hospital in Manhattan.

Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble Presents THE SERPENT

Founding artistic director Ron Sossi directs a revival of The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie  as part of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's 50th Anniversary “Circa '69” Season.

Ron Sossi Re-Visits Obie Award-Winning THE SERPENT 50 Years Later

Go ahead a?" take the apple. Founding artistic director Ron Sossi directs a revival of The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie a?" winner of the 1969 Obie award and arguably the most successful ensemble work ever created a?" as part of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's 50th Anniversary a?oeCirca '69a?? Season. Sossi previously directed the West Coast premiere exactly 50 years ago, in the spring of 1970, as the second production ever at the then brand-new Odyssey Theatre. The Serpent opens on March 7 at the Odyssey's current home in West L.A., where performances will continue through May 3.


What awards has Joseph Chaikin been nominated for?

Joseph Chaikin has been nominated for the Unique Theatrical Experience (Drama Desk Awards) for Texts, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Dybbuk, Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for The Mutation Show, Vernon Rice Awards (Drama Desk Awards), Performance (Obie Awards) for Victims of Duty, Performance (Obie Awards) for The Exception and the Rule, and Performance (Obie Awards) for Man Is Man.

What awards has Joseph Chaikin won?

Joseph Chaikin has won several awards including Outstanding Director at the Drama Desk Awards for The Mutation Show, Vernon Rice Awards at the Drama Desk Awards, Performance at the Obie Awards for Victims of Duty, The Exception and the Rule, and Man Is Man.

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