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Theresa Rebeck

 
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Theresa Rebeck is a widely produced playwright. Past New York productions include The Understudy, Mauritius, The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Bad Dates, The Butterfly Collection, Spike Heels, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann, View of the Dome and Omnium Gatherum (co-written, Pulitzer finalist). ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theresa Rebeck is a widely produced playwright. Past New York productions include The Understudy, Mauritius, The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Bad Dates, The Butterfly Collection, Spike Heels, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann, View of the Dome and Omnium Gatherum (co-written, Pulitzer finalist). ... (read complete bio)

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Theresa Rebeck Biography

Theresa Rebeck is a widely produced playwright. Past New York productions include The Understudy, Mauritius, The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Bad Dates, The Butterfly Collection, Spike Heels, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann, View of the Dome and Omnium Gatherum (co-written, Pulitzer finalist). Publications include her Collected Plays Volumes I, II and III; Free Fire Zone (fall 2007), all with Smith & Kraus; and two novels, Three Girls and Their Brother and Twelve Rooms With a View with Random House/Shaye Areheart Books. Produced feature films include Harriet the Spy, Gossip and the independent features Sunday on the Rocks and Seducing Charlie Barker (adapted from her play The Scene). Awards include the Writers Guild of America Award for Episodic Drama and a Peabody Award for her work on NYPD Blue. She has also won the National Theatre Conference Award, the William Inge New Voices Playwriting Award, the PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Award, an Alex Award and a Lilly Award. She is currently the creator/executive producer of the new NBC show Smash. Ms. Rebeck is a contributing editor to the Harvard Review and an associate artist of the Roundabout Theatre Company. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Lark and, believe it or not, she is the treasurer of the Dramatists Guild. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Jess and two children, Cooper and Cleo.




Theresa Rebeck News

Photos: South Korean Television Star Oh Ji-eun Stops By MR. YUNIOSHI Photo Photos: South Korean Television Star Oh Ji-eun Stops By MR. YUNIOSHI
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

South Korean Television Star Oh Ji-eun visited J. Elijah Cho's 'Mr. Yunioshi.' Ms. Oh is best known to South Korean television fans for her roles in the weekend drama 'Three Brothers', the daily drama 'Smile Again', the sitcom 'Living Among the Rich, the entertainment industry satire 'The King of Dramas', and the supernatural police procedural 'Cheo Yong.' 

Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to S Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to Summer Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Dorset Theatre Festival has added a star-studded event to its 45th season. The developmental staged reading of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, will star Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, and Ray Anthony Thomas.

Stidley Productions to Stage MR. YUNIOSHI, A One-Man Comedy Photo Stidley Productions to Stage MR. YUNIOSHI, A One-Man Comedy
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022

Stidley Productions, Ari Stidham and David Stidham are pleased to present J. Elijah Cho as 'Mr. Yunioshi' at the Soho Playhouse Huron Club, located at 15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013. The one-hour one-man comedy opens Wednesday, May 18th 2022 at 7:00 pm and continues Wednesday through Sundays at 7:00 pm with Sunday Matinees at 3:00 pm through Sunday, May 29th 2022. All tickets are $35.00. Tickets can be purchases at the box office, online at www.MrYunioshi.com or by telephone at (212) 691-1555. 

Full Cast Announced For The World Première of MAD HOUSE, Starring David Harbour and  Photo Full Cast Announced For The World Première of MAD HOUSE, Starring David Harbour and Bill Pullman
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

Joining the previously announced David Harbour and Bill Pullman are Hanako Footman, Akiya Henry, Sinead Matthews, Charlie Oscar and Stephen Wight. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the production opens on 26 June at the Ambassadors Theatre, with previews from 15 June, and runs until 4 September.

Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project Photo Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.

Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project Photo Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.

World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's YEAH BABY Begins Performances Tonight at the REP Photo World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's YEAH BABY Begins Performances Tonight at the REP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The Resident Ensemble Players (REP), the professional theatre company in residence at the University of Delaware, is presenting Yeah Baby, the World Premiere of a new cutting-edge comedy written and co-directed by Award-winning writer/director, Theresa Rebeck. 

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2022 Applications Today Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Opens 2022 Applications Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that the 11th annual application for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals are now open and will run through April 18, 2022. The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals will take place in person in NYC for the first time since 2019.

VIDEO: Ra√ļl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More in Theresa Rebeck's GLIMPSE Trailer Photo VIDEO: Ra√ļl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More in Theresa Rebeck's GLIMPSE Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

RaulThe trailer for Glimpse, a new film written and directed by Theresa Rebeck, has been released. The film stars¬†Janet McTeer, Ra√ļl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez, Erin Darke, Carrie Preston, Jonathan Preston, Michael Emerson, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, Ashley Nicole Black, Van Hughes and Joseph Collins.

One-Man Comedy MR YUNIOSHI Comes To Soho Playhouse Photo One-Man Comedy MR YUNIOSHI Comes To Soho Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Stidley Productions, Ari Stidham and David Stidham will present J. Elijah Cho as 'Mr. Yunioshi' at the Soho Playhouse Huron Club, located at 15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013.

Theresa Rebeck Videos

VIDEO: Ra√ļl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More in Theresa Rebeck's GLIMPSE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Ra√ļl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More in Theresa Rebeck's GLIMPSE Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

RaulThe trailer for Glimpse, a new film written and directed by Theresa Rebeck, has been released. The film stars¬†Janet McTeer, Ra√ļl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez, Erin Darke, Carrie Preston, Jonathan Preston, Michael Emerson, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, Ashley Nicole Black, Van Hughes and Joseph Collins.

VIDEO: Andréa Burns Sings from THE FULL MONTY in Rehearsals for The Seth Concert Ser VideoVIDEO: Andréa Burns Sings from THE FULL MONTY in Rehearsals for The Seth Concert Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2021

Andréa Burns is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series! Watch her sing 'Life with Harold' from The Full Monty ahead of her virtual concert with Seth Rudetsky on Sunday, November 21.

VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Sings and Signs from SPRING AWAKENING VideoVIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Sings and Signs from SPRING AWAKENING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2021

Seth Rudetsky and Krysta Rodriguez, the next guest on The Seth Concert Series, are sharing a look into rehearsal as Krysta sings and signs 'Blue Wind' from Spring Awakening!

VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 5, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Krysta Rodriguez, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, November 7 at 8pm ET.

VIDEO: See Anthony Veneziale from FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING P VideoVIDEO: See Anthony Veneziale from FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2020

The effervescent co-founder of Freestyle Love Supreme Anthony Veneziale discusses how the group with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tommy Kail became a success, on¬†this episode of ‚ÄúTHEATER: All the Moving Parts‚ÄĚ, now¬†streaming.¬†

VIDEO: Sing Along to Holiday Songs With Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez VideoVIDEO: Sing Along to Holiday Songs With Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

Tis the season to sing holiday songs with your favorite Broadway stars! Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez, stars of Seared at MCC, joined Taylor Peckham (Music Director for MCC's The Wrong Man) for a holiday sing-along!

VIDEO: Watch Sergio Trujillo on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS VideoVIDEO: Watch Sergio Trujillo on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019

Tony-winning choreographer Sergio Trujillo is featured in this streaming episode of October's THEATER: All the Moving Parts, hosted by veteran journalist Patrick Pacheco. Trujillo is celebrated for his stunning talent in matching steps to character and story in such musicals as Jersey Boys, Memphis, On Your Feet! and Ain't Too Proud for which he won the 2019 Tony Award. 

VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Revisits SMASH, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE ADDAMS FAMILY And More In VideoVIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Revisits SMASH, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE ADDAMS FAMILY And More In New Medley!
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2019

Krysta Rodriguez makes her long-awaited Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut and has debuted a brand new medley exploring career highlights from her time in Broadway shows including Spring Awakening, First Date, The Addams Family, In the Heights, A Chorus Line and more!

Intimacy Director Claire Warden to be Featured on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS VideoIntimacy Director Claire Warden to be Featured on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 15, 2019

Intimacy Director Claire Warden is featured in this monthly episode of THEATER: All the Moving Parts, hosted by veteran journalist, Patrick Pacheco. She is one of the leaders in the relatively new and important role of intimacy director and coordinator in theater, movies and TV. Warden recently made history as the first intimacy director on Broadway with Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune and will shortly be working on the Broadway productions of Slave Play and Linda Vista. 

Video: Charles Busch And Julie Halston Chat On THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS VideoVideo: Charles Busch And Julie Halston Chat On THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2019

WriterActor Charles Busch and his muse, Actor Julie Halston are guests on June's episode of THEATER: All the Moving Parts, on the television station of the City University of New York (CUNY TV). The show is now streaming at: tv.cuny.edushowtheaterallthemovingpartsPR2008111


Theresa Rebeck Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Theresa Rebeck written?
Theresa Rebeck has written 19 shows including Spike Heels (Playwright), Loose Knit (Playwright), The Family of Mann (Playwright), View of the Dome (Playwright), The Butterfly Collection (Playwright), Omnium Gatherum (Playwright), The Water's Edge (Playwright), The Scene (Playwright), Mauritius (Playwright), The 24 Hour Plays 2007 (Playwright), Our House (Playwright), The Understudy (Playwright), Motherhood Out Loud (Playwright), Seminar (Playwright), Dead Accounts (Playwright), The Way of the World (Adaptation), What We're Up Against (Playwright), Bernhardt/Hamlet (Playwright), Seared (Playwright).