Nathan Englander

Get Nathan Englander Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Nathan Englander News

Theatre 40 To Present Holiday Readings At Westwood Branch Library On December 16

Theatre 40 presents holiday readings at Westwood Branch Library on December 16. Enjoy classic tales, explore family dysfunction, and more. Admission is free.

Joshua Malina to Join the Cast of LEOPOLDSTADT in March; David Krumholtz, Caissie Levy & More to Depart

New cast members will be joining Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning Best New Play. See who is starring in the production, and how to purchase tickets!

Feature: Looking Back at Some of Our Favorite San Diego Theatre Experiences in 2022

Here is a list of some of my favorite theatre experiences in San Diego in 2022! This is by no means a complete list of everything that was excellent in this past year, but now we get to turn towards 2023 and all of the fantastic theatre that is sure to come our way.

Interview: Playwright Nathan Englander On Bringing WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK to The Old Globe stage

It would be easy to wonder about the person who can write a show as funny, heartfelt, insightful, and contemplative as WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK.  Yet when speaking with playwright Nathan Englander it becomes clear that the humor, the nimble turn of phrase and topic, and then somehow turning back to come together at the end is exactly how his mind works. Englander talks about his process of turning his short story of the same name into the quick-witted comedy now playing at The Old Globe through October 23rd.

Review: WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK brings serious laughter and discourse at The Old Globe

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK is a clever, fast-paced, and thought-provoking comedy that asks as many questions as it provides laughs and is playing at The Old Globe through October 23rd.


See first look photos from the world premiere of What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frankb by Nathan Englander at the San Diego Old Globe. Directed by Barry Edelstein, running September 13 – October 23, 2022, with the Opening September 18, 2022.

The Old Globe to Present Barry Edelstein in Conversation with Nathan Englander

Barry Edelstein in Conversation with Nathan Englander will cover Englander’s (The Twenty-Seventh Man, For the Relief of Unbearable Urges) career as a prolific and acclaimed playwright and author, and specifically his current production of What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank.

Wake Up With BWW 8/3: First Look at Photos of Julie Benko in FUNNY GIRL, and More!

Top stories include a first look at Julie Benko as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl! Plus, Guys and Dolls at the Kennedy Center will be led by  James Monroe Iglehart, Jessie Mueller, Steven Pasquale, and Phillipa Soo!

Rebecca Creskoff, Joshua Malina & More to Lead World Premiere of WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK

The Old Globe announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Pulitzer Prize finalist Nathan Englander.  Performances begin September 11, 2022 and play through October 23, 2022, with the opening on Sunday, September 18.

The Old Globe Announces 2022 Season Featuring Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN', Three World Premieres & More

The Old Globe has announced its 2022 Season with a diverse and exciting lineup that features the Broadway-bound musical Bob Fosse’s Dancin’, with direction and musical staging by Tony Award–winning choreographer Wayne Cilento (Wicked, The Who’s Tommy); the world premiere and pre-Broadway run of Come Fall in Love – The DDLJ Musical and more.

PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include The Kennedy Center & More

PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.

The Old Globe Announces Additional Online Programs and News Briefs

The Old Globe continues to add free online programs and new dates for existing ones, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.

The Old Globe Sets Tentative Schedule for World Premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA & More

The Old Globe today announced a tentative schedule for postponed spring productions. Though they don't have exact dates, as of today their plan is to resume performances this fall with the West Coast premiere of Faceless by award-winning playwright Selina Fillinger, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch.

The Old Globe Additional Online Programs And News Briefs!

The Old Globe believes that theatre matters, now more than ever, and is determined to continue to serve the public through theatre art. We consider it paramount that we continue to be a leader in programming for our community, and continue to support and maintain valued connections with those hungering for artistic content and continued personal growth. We are happy to announce additional free online programs, rescheduled dates for our valued summer Shakespeare classes, and a fundraising campaign, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.


Late last month, a small group of regional and not-for-profit theatres, all committed to finding ways to keep people connected to live theatre, came together by phone and email and Zoom to create the Play At Home project, a series of short plays commissioned specifically for this moment of unprecedented isolation to inspire joy and connection for all.

GRINCH Merch, Subscriptions, And More Available Now At The Old Globe

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets? Season tickets or a gift certificate, or take your nearest and dearest to either of our great family-friendly holiday shows: our 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational tradition, or the world premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, both playing through December 29! Then head to the Globe's Helen Edison Gift Shop and choose from a fabulous assortment of theatrical and Seussian treasures to make your heart grow three sizesa?"and solve all your shopping crises.

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce Third Round of 2019 Recipients

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the recipients of the third round of the 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $415,000, allow 9 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run. 

VIDEO: See The First Trailer For New Documentary FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

The film by Max Lewkowicz tells the origin story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof.

Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More

The Old Globe's 2019–2020 Season includes three world premieres, five West Coast premieres, and a Tony Award–winning production of an American masterwork.

FIDDLER Doc Coming This Summer with Sheldon Harnick, Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original Cast Members

Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have co-acquired worldwide rights to Max Lewkowicz's FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES. The documentary tells the story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof and its creative roots in early 1960s New York. The film includes interviews with the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, legendary producer Hal Prince, original cast members, such as Austin Pendleton, as well as rare archival footage of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins. Further insights into the play's legacy and enduring influence come from new interviews with Broadway luminaries and cultural influencers including Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chaim Topol, Harvey Fierstein as well as famed authors Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin and Nathan Englander. Roadside and Goldwyn will release FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES in theatres this summer.


Nathan Englander has written 1 shows including The Twenty-Seventh Man (Playwright).

Get Nathan Englander Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.



Recommended For You