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Robert Egan

 
Bio:
Robert Egan has served as the Artistic Director/Producer of the acclaimed Ojai Playwrights Conference, as well as the Producing Director of the Taper for 20 seasons, where he founded and produced 15 seasons of the New Work Festival and directed "Made in Bangkok," "Closer," "Hedda Gabler," "Arcadia" ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Robert Egan has served as the Artistic Director/Producer of the acclaimed Ojai Playwrights Conference, as well as the Producing Director of the Taper for 20 seasons, where he founded and produced 15 seasons of the New Work Festival and directed "Made in Bangkok," "Closer," "Hedda Gabler," "Arcadia" ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 1984]
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Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Director

Robert Egan Biography

Robert Egan has served as the Artistic Director/Producer of the acclaimed Ojai Playwrights Conference, as well as the Producing Director of the Taper for 20 seasons, where he founded and produced 15 seasons of the New Work Festival and directed "Made in Bangkok," "Closer," "Hedda Gabler," "Arcadia" and Jon Robin Baitz's "Ten Unknowns," among many others. He is also the Founder and President of RHEgan Productions LLC and Eye Street Media where he has conceived, written, produced and directed major live events and media celebrating Cure Autism Now, Operation Smile, LA Team Mentoring, GlobAl Green USA and Homeboy Industries. Egan was recently named the Artistic Director/Producer of Watts Media, one of the nation's leading companies in strategizing and creating live events and media for corporations and non-profits across the country. Other directing and producing credits include major productions ranging from world premieres to Shakespeare at theatres across the country including in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and in London and Europe.




Robert Egan News

Interview: Jim Frangione of MEET JIM FRANGIONE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR GREAT BARRINGTON PUB Photo Interview: Jim Frangione of MEET JIM FRANGIONE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR GREAT BARRINGTON PUBLIC THEATER at Great Barrington Public Theater
by Adam Cohen - Jul 18, 2022

Jim Frangione is a Massachusetts native actor, writer, director and now Artistic Director of the Great Barrington Public Theater. Jim has acted for over 30 years in New York and across the country, performing in the original Off Broadway production and the Alley Theatre & National Tour productions of Mamet's Oleanna.

Samuel Beckett's ALL THAT FALL to be Presented as Part of Shakespeare & Company's Pla Photo Samuel Beckett's ALL THAT FALL to be Presented as Part of Shakespeare & Company's Plays in Process Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022

All That Fall written by Samuel Beckett and directed by Robert Egan will be staged Saturday July 30, Sunday July 31, Saturday August 6 and Sunday, August 7 at 1:30 p.m., as part of the Plays in Process Series at the Tina Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Company.

LEAVE YOUR FEARS HERE Opens at Liebowitz Black Box Theater, June 30 Photo LEAVE YOUR FEARS HERE Opens at Liebowitz Black Box Theater, June 30
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

The GB Public Theater 2022 four-title Solo Fest concludes with Leave Your Fears Here (June 30 - July 10), a loving memoir written and performed by accomplished stage and screen actor James Morrison.

Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey B Photo Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey Bourne, Bill Cain & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced 11 playwrights for the 25th Anniversary New Works Festival taking place August 7-14, 2022, in Ojai, CA, marking a return to in-person workshops and live performances after two years of working online.

Great Barrington Public Theater Premieres LEAVE YOUR FEARS HERE Photo Great Barrington Public Theater Premieres LEAVE YOUR FEARS HERE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

The GB Public Theater 2022 stage season presents four new solo performances over six weeks. All feature stories of humanity and demonstrate the power of a single voice to tell them.

Ojai Playwrights Announces Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at 25th Anniversary Benefit Gal Photo Ojai Playwrights Announces Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Ojai Playwrights Conference announced the founding of the Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at their 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala on June 4, 2022. Honoring the work of outgoing Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan, the fund will support visionary OPC New Works Festival playwrights who are creating challenging new plays and imagining a better future for all. Egan leaves his role at OPC at the end of this year.

Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights C Photo Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights Conference Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

On June 4, 2022, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate 25 successful seasons with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles.

Work by Danai Gurira, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Highlighted at Ojai Playwrights Con Photo Work by Danai Gurira, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Highlighted at Ojai Playwrights Conference 25th Season Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

On June 4, 2022, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan.  

Great Barrington Public Theater Season Tickets Now on Sale Photo Great Barrington Public Theater Season Tickets Now on Sale
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Great Barrington Public Theater tickets now on sale. The season opens June 3 with Solo Festival, five weeks of daring, single-actor shows that run the spectrum of sensibilities, emotions, drama, comedy, history and music; written, performed and directed by local and nationally renowned artists.

Robert Egan, Artistic Director/Producer For Ojai Playwrights Conference, To Step Down Photo Robert Egan, Artistic Director/Producer For Ojai Playwrights Conference, To Step Down
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Change is coming for the Ojai Playwrights Conference. Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan has decided to step down at the end of 2022, OPC’s 25th Anniversary Season. Egan has led the organization for 21 years, bringing the Ojai Playwrights Conference to national attention and making it one of the leading new play development programs in the U.S.

Robert Egan Videos

BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!
by Michael Sterling - May 31, 2017

The 50th Anniversary Celebration of the west coast's renowned Center Theatre Group was a thrilling evening of performances top lined by Academy Award winner and Platinum recording artist Jennifer Hudson at the Ahmanson Theatre Sunday, May 20th in Los Angeles. Fresh off her acclaimed performance in NBC's "Hairspray Live!," Hudson sang the evening's closing number. BWW TV's own Michael Sterling covered the red carpet for the much anticipated event.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Clips and Behind the Scenes of CTG's VICUNA
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2016

The world premiere of¬†Jon Robin Baitz's 'Vicu√Īa,' directed by¬†Robert Egan, opened this Sunday, October 30, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at¬†Center Theatre Group's¬†Kirk Douglas¬†Theatre. Performances for 'Vicu√Īa' continue through November 20. The cast includes¬†Linda Gehringer,¬†Brian George,¬†Harry Groener,¬†Ramiz Monsef¬†and¬†Samantha Sloyan. Check out the video below of clips and behind the scenes action!

STAGE TUBE: CTG's OTHER DESERT CITIES Celebrates Opening Night at Mark Taper Forum
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2012

Center Theatre Group's Robert Egan directs Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" at the Mark Taper Forum. The play that received a 2012 Tony nomination for Best Play will be presented in its West Coast premiere at the Taper and will close out the Taper's 45th season at the Los Angeles Music Center. The presentation of "Other Desert Cities" now through January 6, 2013. Check out interviews with the cast and creative team on opening night in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Michael Weston, Jeannie Berlin and More in CTG's OTHER DESERT CITIES
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2012

Robert Egan directs the West Coast premiere of OTHER DESERT CITITES, which is currently running through January 6, 2013. Michael Weston joins Jon Robin Baitz, Jeannie Berlin, Robert Foxworth, Robin Weigert and JoBeth Williams. Check out highlights from the production below.

STAGE TUBE: CTG's Artistic Director Michael Ritchie on OTHER DESERT CITIES, Beginning in Nov 2012
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2012

Center Theatre Group's Robert Egan will direct Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" at the Mark Taper Forum. The play that received a 2012 Tony nomination for Best Play will be presented in its West Coast premiere at the Taper and will close out the Taper's 45th season at the Los Angeles Music Center. The presentation of "Other Desert Cities" runs November 28, 2012, through January 6, 2013, with the opening set for December 9. In the video below, watch CTG's Artistic Director Michael Ritchie discuss 'Other Desert Cities'!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of ACT's UNCLE HO TO UNCLE SAM
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2012

Vietnamese refugee, former gang member, and now rising Hollywood actor Trieu Tran comes to Seattle to tell a compelling coming of age story in his fearless one man show Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam. ACT - A Contemporary Theatre is proud to stage the world premiere of Tran's bold autobiographical solo performance directed by Robert Egan. Egan also assisted in creating the script. Check out the interview and behind the scenes footage in the videos below.

STAGE TUBE: GOD OF CARNAGE Star Jimmy Smits Stops By The NY PIX Morning News
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2009

Jimmy Smits stoped by NY PIX Morning News to discuss his new role in the Broadway play God Of Carnage.

Gyllenhaal and Sarsgaard Join O'Hare in CSC's UNCLE VANYA, Begins 1/17
by Eddie Varley - Dec 11, 2008

Acclaimed film and stage actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have joined the cast of Classic Stage Company's upcoming new production of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, starring Tony Award winner Denis O'Hare as Vanya, and directed by Austin Pendleton, it was announced today by CSC Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen. UNCLE VANYA will begin previews on Saturday, January 17 at Classic Stage Company at 136 East 13th Street. An official press opening date will be announced in the coming weeks. UNCLE VANYA will play a limited engagement through March 1, 2009.