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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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[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
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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

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Present 19th Annual New Works Festival in November Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Present 19th Annual New Works Festival in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

This Fall, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will present the 19th Annual New Works Festival, providing Bay Area theatre lovers an advance look at tomorrow’s hits. The festival runs November 6-13, 2022 at Montalvo Arts Center.

Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Read the Reviews For Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Read the Reviews For Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL, and More!
by - Sep 29, 2022

Top stories include reviews for Lea Michele in Funny Girl! See what the critics had to say about her performance! Plus, watch highlights of the new cast of Into The Woods, check out photos from Leopoldstadt, and more!

WORKING GIRL Musical Holds Private Industry Reading Photo WORKING GIRL Musical Holds Private Industry Reading
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that a private reading was held last week for the Broadway-aimed musical Working Girl. The reading was presented Friday at Pearl Studios, and was presented by Cyndi Lauper, Theresa Rebeck and Christopher Ashley for producers Robyn Goodman, Josh Fiedler and Kumiko Yoshii.

Carl Andress and Charles Busch to be Honored at Primary Stages 38th Anniversary Gala Photo Carl Andress and Charles Busch to be Honored at Primary Stages 38th Anniversary Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

PRIMARY STAGES' 38th Anniversary Gala will honor long-time collaborators Charles Busch and Carl Andress (The Confession of Lily Dare; The Tribute Artist) with the 2022 Einhorn Mentorship Award. The event will take place on Tuesday November 15, 2022, at 6pm at Sony Hall.

Joanna Pickering's BAD VICTIMS Comes to The Courtyard Theatre Next Month, Directed by Photo Joanna Pickering's BAD VICTIMS Comes to The Courtyard Theatre Next Month, Directed by Erica Gould
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Bad Victims, a new play by award-nominated British US-based playwright Joanna Pickering will have its London Exclusive Preview at The Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton, UK. 

League of Professional Theatre Women to Launch 40th Anniversary Season With Event Thi Photo League of Professional Theatre Women to Launch 40th Anniversary Season With Event This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

The League of Professional Theatre Women will launch its 40th Anniversary Season on September 20th, with birthday messages from theatre luminaries: Irene Gandy, Emily Mann, Charlotte Moore, Estelle Parsons, Tonya Pinkins, Theresa Rebeck, Daryl Roth, Susan Stroman, Linda Winer and more.

Suzan-Lori Parks, Leland Fowler, Lauren Molina & More to Star in PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE Photo Suzan-Lori Parks, Leland Fowler, Lauren Molina & More to Star in PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR World Premiere at The Public
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR, written by and featuring Pulitzer Prize winner and Public Theater Writer-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Bessie Award winner Niegel Smith. 

Melbourne Theatre Company Announces 2023 Season Photo Melbourne Theatre Company Announces 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director & Co-CEO Anne-Louise Sarks revealed her inaugural season for the Company, marking a new artistic era for Victoria's state theatre company.

Guthrie Theater Appoints Tracy Brigden as Senior Artistic Producer Photo Guthrie Theater Appoints Tracy Brigden as Senior Artistic Producer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Tracy Brigden has been named the Guthrie Theater’s Senior Artistic Producer and a member of the Senior Management Team. Before coming to the Guthrie, she served as Artistic Director at City Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for 16 years.

Dorset Theatre Festival Artistic Director Departs Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Artistic Director Departs
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

After 13 seasons as the artistic director of Dorset Theatre Festival in Dorset, Vermont, Dina Janis has resigned from her role this fall. The Festival's Board of Trustees has announced current Producing Director Will Rucker as the company's Interim Executive Producer. 

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).