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Solomon Weisbard BIO

Selected credits: A Soldier’s Tale, Stones in his Pockets (Yale Rep); Rite of Spring (Martha Graham Dance Co.); The Coronation of Poppea (Princeton); The Film Society (Keen / Theatre Row); I Came to Look for You on Tuesday (La Mama); Lion in Winter, A Class Act (Berkshire Theatre Festival); White’s Lies (New World Stages); Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots (Public Theatre - Under the Radar); Blind.ness, Quartet v4.0 (Waxfactory); Jitney, A Christmas Carol (Portland Playhouse); Pommerat’s Cinderella (Univ. of Rochester); Faust, The Barber of Seville (Tri-Cities Opera); What of the Night, St. Joan of the Stockyards (Barnard College); 9 to 5, A Chorus Line, All Shook Up (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse); Frank London’s A Night in the Old Marketplace (international tour); bauhaus the bauhaus, A Gathering, The Attendants (The Nerve Tank, as resident designer). Original full-length dance / movement pieces with Alethea Adsitt, Jennifer Archibald, Julian Barnett, Ximena Garnica / Leimay, Lane Gifford, Ofelia Loret de Mola, Patrick Lovejoy, Stefanie Nelson, and three new works as associate set designer with renowned choreographer Bill T. Jones. Education: BFA at Ithaca College, MFA at Yale School of Drama. www.solweisbard.com

Solomon Weisbard Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2017]
Associate Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Lighting Designer

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Writers Theatre Adds Performances For THE BAND'S VISIT

Writers Theatre has announced an additional week of performances to the run of The Band’s Visit, featuring music and lyrics by David Yazbek, book by Itamar Moses, and based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin.

Photos: First Look At THE BAND'S VISIT At Writers Theatre

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma and Artistic Director Braden Abraham, continues its 2023/24 Season with The Band’s Visit, featuring music and lyrics by David Yazbek, book by Itamar Moses, and based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin. See photos from the production. 

Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at TheatreSquared

What did our critic think of THE BAND'S VISIT at TheatreSquared?

TheatreSquared and Writers Theatre Present THE BAND'S VISIT Regional Premiere

The Band's Visit, the musical sensation that swept the Tony Awards after its Broadway debut, will have its regional premier October 11 at TheatreSquared.

World Premiere Of NOWHERE to be Presented by YYDC This Summer

YYDC will present the world premiere of NOWHERE, the latest production by acclaimed Chinese American choreographer Yue Yin, on June 8-10, 2023 at Chelsea Factory.

Orpheus|PDX Announces Works By Mozart And Nico Muhly Its Second Season

OrpheusPDX General and Artistic Director, Christopher Mattaliano, has officially announced the details of the 2023 season, the company's  second. Performances of Mozart's masterwork The Royal Shepherd (Il Re Pastore)  and Nico Muhly's compelling Dark Sisters will take place in Portland's 475-seat  Lincoln Hall, where opera is experienced at its best—up close and personal. 

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Free Ticket Initiative for SANCTUARY CITY

Pasadena Playhouse has announced a Free Ticket Initiative for its critically acclaimed production of Sanctuary City by Pulitzer Prize-winner Martyna Majok (Cost of Living) which is now in its last two weeks through October 9 only.

Cast Announced for the Los Angeles Premiere of SANCTUARY CITY at Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena Playhouse will present the Los Angeles premiere of Sanctuary City by Pulitzer Prize-winner Martyna Majok (Cost of Living). Performances are scheduled from September 14 through October 9. The production stars Ana Nicolle Chavez (Apple TV +’s Truth Be Told) as “G,” and Miles Fowler (HBO’sWinning Time) as “B.”

Photos: Redtwist Theater's Modern Adaptation of ANTIGONE Opens This Sunday

Redtwist Theater's Modern Adaptation of ANTIGONE Opens This Sunday. Sophoklese’ Tragedy is given a modern adaptation by Anne Carson, directed by Christine Freije and starring Redtwist Company Members Brian Parry and Sarah Sapperstein.

Cast and Creatives Announced for ANTIGONE at Redtwist Theatre

Redtwist Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its next production, Antigone, adapted by Anne Carson and directed by Christine Freije, June 23 – July 31, at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. 

Creative Teams and Casts Announced For 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The imminent start of the 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival season—Artistic Director Nataki Garrett’s first full season—marks a celebratory return to repertory producing. The 2022 lineup features eight on-stage plays and musicals, from classic Shakespeare to works by some of today’s most exciting playwrights.

Portland Opera Presents The U.S. Premiere Of WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT

Portland Opera will begin 2022 with performances of the 2013 opera When the Sun Comes Out, composed by Leslie Uyeda with a libretto by the poet Rachel Rose. This piece, originally commissioned by the Vancouver Queer Arts Festival, is set in a place and time where gender expression is oppressed by the state and being gay is a death sentence. It is here that Solana finds her lost love Lilah, who is now a wife and mother.

Quintessence Theatre Group Readies First-Ever Three Show Repertory

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, closes out its 10th Anniversary season with its first-ever three show repertory. From March 25-May 17, 2020 the company is presenting the Dreams and Madness Repertory. Each of these three plays explores the danger of love, the difference between dreams and madness, and the destructive power of authority and government. 

The Barrow Group Has Extended 17 MINUTES

In response to popular demand and critical acclaim, The Barrow Group, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and Executive Director Robert Serrell, is proud to extend the world premiere of 17 Minutes to March 1, 2020. This spellbinding new play by Scott Organ, which opened on January 22, takes an intimate look at how gun violence reverberates across a community.

The Barrow Group to Present World Premiere of Scott Organ's 17 MINUTES

The Barrow Group, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and Executive Director Robert Serrell, will present the world premiere 17 Minutes, a spellbinding new play by Scott Organ (Phoenix) that takes an intimate look at how gun violence reverberates across a community. Directed by Seth Barrish (Director of Mike Birbiglia's The New One), 17 Minutes is scheduled to run at The Barrow Group Mainstage Theatre (312 West 36th St) from January 10 through February 15 with an opening set for January 22.

CSC Begins MACBETH Previews, Announces Timothy Douglas As Director Of Upcoming FRANKENSTEIN

Classic Stage Company kicks off its 2019-20 season on Thursday, October 10, when previews begin for artistic director John Doyle's new staging of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, opening October 27 and running through December 15 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th St, New York). Today CSC announces that Timothy Douglas will direct Tristan Bernays' retelling of Frankenstein (beginning January 30), which the company will pair with Kate Hamill's reimagining of Dracula (starting January 14), directed by Sarna Lapine, to form a thrilling repertory cycle of adaptations of two legendary Gothic nightmares by emerging playwrights.

Mary Beth Peil and More Complete Cast of CSC's MACBETH

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast of the company's upcoming staging of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by John Doyle.

BREATH OF LIFE to Open at The Armory this May

Portland favorites Gretchen Corbett and Sharonlee McLean take the stage beginning May 4 to star in David Hare's The Breath of Life, a two-woman play The Daily Telegraph called "bitingly funny." When Francis Beale (McLean) decides she wants one last word with her ex-husband's ex-lover (Corbett), both women are forced to confront their past, their failed relationships, dashed ideals and the lens through which they choose to view their futures. Ken Rus Schmoll (readings in six of the last ten JAW Festivals at The Armory, productions at Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop) will direct.

BWW Review: BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE COMPANY ANALOGY TRILOGY: DORA: TRAMONTANE at The Kennedy Center

'Dora: Tramontane' may be the first of a trilogy, but it has the power to stand on its own as well as part of a set. The work is breathtaking and emotional, and - like any good piece of art - stays with you long after the final bows. If the rest of the 'Analogy Trilogy' is even half as good, it's well worth getting to the Kennedy Center this weekend.

THE MOVING MEMORY PROJECT Festival, Featuring Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup's A, MY NAME IS…

Co-curators: choreographer Stefanie Nelson of Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup and bestselling author David Shenk (The Forgetting) present the launch of a new festival devoted to memory and forgetting. The inaugural event will feature Stefanie Nelson's A, MY NAME IS…, a dance piece inspired by a family experience with dementia, using several short films from David Shenk's Living With Alzheimer's Film Project. It will take place on January 23, 2019, at Aaron Davis Hall at The City College of New York (129 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street), with performances at 11:00 am and 6:30 pm. Both shows will be followed by a discussion with invited panelists including Meredith Wong from CaringKind's Connect2Culture program, and a reception (evening show only). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased HERE (https://goo.gl/K9FoMb)

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