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REBECCA HART is a writer & performer based in NYC. Film: YOUNG ADULT (Paramount), Wendell & the Lemon (Slamdance Festival), JO (Woodstock Film Fest, Big Apple Film Fest). Off-Broadway: SWEAT (Public Theater - National Tour), Not Water (New Georges/3LD), Target Margin's Uncle Vanya (HERE), The Civilians' Rimbaud in NY (BAM) The Great Immensity (Public Theater), Son of a Gun (Theatre Row). Regional: The Revolutionists (CT Critics Circle Award, Playhouse on Park); Midsummer a play with songs (CT Critics Circle Best Actress Nom, Theatreworks Hartford); A Devil at Noon (Humana Festival), O Guru Guru Guru (Humana Festival), Luna Gale, & At The Vanishing Point (Actors Theatre Louisville); The Great Immensity (KC Rep); Anne Washburn's ORESTES (Folger DC & Two River NJ). As lyricist/librettist: IRON JOHN: an american ghost story (NAMT 2019, Theatreworks Silicon Valley, O'Neill Incubator Residency, Temple University, Manhattan School of Music); the barrens (Kennedy Center American Opera Initiative Commission 2020/21). As songwriter: How To Break (2014 NAMT Festival, Sprkbox Festival Oslo 2015, Village Theatre 2023), The Civilians’ Rimbaud in NY (BAM) and Let Me Ascertain You (Joe’s Pub), Target Margin Theatre’s Uriel Acosta (Chocolate Factory LIC), Woolly Mammoth’s GLORIA (Best Sound Helen Hayes Co-Nom), and Hard Sparks’ The Cabaret at the End of the World (Best Original Music, NY Innovative Theatre Awards 2017). Lead singer & songwriter for "Rebecca Hart & the Wrong Band". Album, "The Magician’s Daughter", produced in part by acclaimed Kentucky songwriter Ben Sollee. In 2023, she will develop & present "How To Read Tarot Cards", an original solo piece w/music, dir. Chloe Treat, in residence at The Cell Theatre.


Public Theater Production, 2014


Rebecca Hart News

Musical Theater Composers to Premiere NEW SCORE: A SONGWRITER SALON at HERE

Join an afternoon of music and storytelling at NEW SCORE: A SONGWRITER SALON at HERE. Learn more about performances.
The Civilians to Present FANTASTIC FLOPS AND FIASCOS This Month

On Monday, May 15th, acclaimed theater group The Civilians will present the third installment of their Artist in Residence program with their performance, “Fantastic Flops and Fiascos.”
THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Featuring Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More Out Now

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have released four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.
Exclusive: Hear A New Track 'The Civilians Theme Song' From THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection. Adventures in Reality, Canard, Canard, Goose?, In the Footprint: The Battle for the Atlantic Yards, and Mr. Burns, a post-electric play will all be available in digital and streaming formats on Friday, March 24.
The Civilians To Honor Kurt Deutsch & Ghostlight Records at ADVENTURES IN REALITY, 2023 Spring Benefit

The Civilians will honor Grammy-winning industry executive Kurt Deutsch, Senior Vice President, Warner Music Entertainment & Theatrical Ventures, and Ghostlight Records at Adventures in Reality: The Civilians' 2023 Spring Benefit. 
Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More to be Featured on THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Final Installment

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.
DON'T CALL US EMERGING: A SONGWRITERS CONCERT is Coming to the Kraine Theatre in December

A group of theatrical singer-songwriters are partnering with FRIGID New York to present the second installment of Don't Call Us Emerging: A Songwriters Concert (Monday, December 12th, 8pm at The Kraine Theatre); an evening of original material performed by the writers themselves.
The Cell Theatre Announces 2023 Programming Featuring Over 30 Resident Artists

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre (Artistic Director Kira Simring) has announced their 2023 season, featuring a year of full productions, art exhibitions, developmental workshops, and over 30 resident artists.
New Season Announced For Village Theatre

Village Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2022–2023 Mainstage Season, a full return to five blockbuster theatre shows, live on stage in Issaquah and Everett, Washington.
Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Summer Season Featuring Beth Leavel, Telly Leung, Betty Buckley & More

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced the 2021 summer season, which will be held in a hybrid format — both online and in-person. Support for artists, a welcoming environment for imaginative discovery and celebration, and the safety of our community are at the forefront of this #ONeillSummer.
Rashida Jones, Duncan Sheik, Baron Vaughn and More to Take Part in LIFE STUDIES, Benefit Concert from The Civilians

On May 20, Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host Life Studies, a livestreamed benefit concert supporting the company and its artistic community. This year’s virtual event will celebrate risk-taking artists who look deeply into our world to reveal new truths.
Marsha Stephanie Blake, Becca Blackwell, Nidra Sousla Terre and More Join SHOWING UP From The Civilians

The Civilians has announced the cast for Showing Up, a free live streamed evening of music and performance inspired by photographer Accra Shepp’s portraits of Black Lives Matter activists. The online event features Emmy-Nominee Marsha Stephanie Blake, Sheldon Best, Becca Blackwell, Cecil Blutcher, and more.
Washington National Opera Announces Ninth Season of American Opera Initiative

Washington National Opera will present the ninth season of its American Opera Initiative with three world premieres on the Kennedy Center’s streaming platform, Digital Stage+, Saturday, May 1, directed by Amanda Consol.
The Civilians Presents SHOWING UP, Music and Performance Inspired by Accra Shepp's Photos of BLM Activists

The Civilians will present Showing Up, a free livestreamed evening of music and performance inspired by photographer Accra Shepp’s portraits of Black Lives Matter activists. In the spring of 2020, Shepp began taking portraits of first responders at work on the frontlines of the pandemic.
THE LATEST DRAFT Podcast Second Season Premieres Feb. 12

Season Two of The Latest Draft Podcast premieres this Friday, February 12. After receiving dozens of submissions, the producers narrowed down the season to eight podcast musicals and 20 cabaret songs.
Temple Theaters Digital Season Presents IRON JOHN: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY

Based on the Grimm Fairy Tale, 'Der Eisenhans,' or 'Iron John,' and adapted by Jacinth Greywoode and Rebecca Hart, the musical was featured at the 31st Annual National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) Festival of New Musicals and The New Works Festival at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.
Tune in to the Online Listening Party for THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Tonight

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS will host an online interactive listening party to introduce the two new world premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection on Thursday, August 27 at 8:00 PM Eastern.
New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 10

Need something new to read or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's newly-announced releases include music from Forbidden Broadway, the cast recording for A Killer Party, and more.
Second Installment of 'The Michael Friedman Collection' to Feature Adam Chanler-Berat, Mary Testa and More

The second installment of world premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection, will be available for streaming and download on Friday, August 14. Two new titles, (I Am) Nobody's Lunch and Paris Commune, follow the first three - The Great Immensity, The Abominables, and This Beautiful City - that were released last year.
National Alliance for Musical Theatre and One Foot Productions Launch MUSE: DISCOVER MUSICALS Podcast

National Alliance for Musical Theatre in conjunction with One Foot Productions has announced the launch of a new podcast series, Muse: Discover Musicals, giving you a front-row seat to groundbreaking new musicals in development.

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