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Birth Place:
Philadelphia
Bio:
Recent Credits: Cyrano (The New Group); Octet (Signature); Thom Pain(based on nothing) (Signature); Gloria: A life (Daryl Roth Theatre); Miles for Mary (Playwrights Horizons); Acquanetta (Prototype/Bard Summerscape). (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Philadelphia

Bio:
Recent Credits: Cyrano (The New Group); Octet (Signature); Thom Pain(based on nothing) (Signature); Gloria: A life (Daryl Roth Theatre); Miles for Mary (Playwrights Horizons); Acquanetta (Prototype/Bard Summerscape). (read complete bio)
THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out Photo THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020

Tune in right here at 7:30pm to watch The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and check back for a full list of winners, updating live!

Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List! Photo Breaking: 2020 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards has partnered with 'Stars in the House' to live stream this year's Nominations. Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the hosts of the virtual daily series benefiting the Actors Fund, will announce the nominees.

Bard SummerScape Will Celebrate Nadia Boulanger With 31st Bard Music Festival, NADIA  Photo Bard SummerScape Will Celebrate Nadia Boulanger With 31st Bard Music Festival, NADIA BOULANGER AND HER WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

Bard SummerScape's 17th edition celebrates one of the most important female figures in classical music history, with seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film and the SummerScape Spiegeltent, centered around the 31st Bard Music Festival, 'Nadia Boulanger and Her World.'

San Diego Opera's Season Will Continue Next Month With the West Coast Premiere of AGI Photo San Diego Opera's Season Will Continue Next Month With the West Coast Premiere of AGING MAGICIAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique event for the West Coast premiere of this haunting and beautiful work. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects, one of the most influential and innovative taste makers on the forefront of the 'indie opera' movement, Aging Magician opens on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Balboa Theatre. Additional performances are Saturday March 14 at 2 PM and at 7:30 PM, 2020.

Photo Flash: Gloria Steinem at A.R.T.'s Opening Night of GLORIA: A LIFE Photo Photo Flash: Gloria Steinem at A.R.T.'s Opening Night of GLORIA: A LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria's belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria's story; the second is our own.

A.R.T. Has Announced Act II Guests, 40+ Not-For-Profit Partnerships, and Additional P Photo A.R.T. Has Announced Act II Guests, 40+ Not-For-Profit Partnerships, and Additional Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has announced additional programming associated with its upcoming production of Gloria: A Life. Upcoming activities embody Gloria Steinem's lifelong efforts to achieve equity, inspire empathy, and build community. Activities include Act II talking circles with special guests, partnerships more than forty not-for-profit organizations, a donation drive, and a companion historical exhibition.

Beth Morrison Projects and Brooklyn Youth Chorus Make San Diego Opera Debut in AGING  Photo Beth Morrison Projects and Brooklyn Youth Chorus Make San Diego Opera Debut in AGING MAGICIAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique event for the West Coast premiere of this haunting and beautiful work. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects, one of the most influential and innovative taste makers on the forefront of the 'indie opera' movement, Aging Magician opens on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Balboa Theatre. Additional performances are Saturday March 14 at 2 PM and at 7:30 PM, 2020.

Signature Theatre Will Celebrate OCTET Cast Recording With Special Celebration in Jan Photo Signature Theatre Will Celebrate OCTET Cast Recording With Special Celebration in January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director) will celebrate the release of the Original Cast Recording of Octet, the critically acclaimed world premiere musical by Residency 5 playwright Dave Malloy, with a special celebration on Monday, January 27th at 6:00pm in The Pershing Square Signature Center Lobby. The event will include a special performance and CD signing by the Octet cast and creatives. The event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is required - click here for more information on how to RSVP.

Beth Morrison Projects' AGING MAGICIAN Continues San Diego Opera's Detour Series Photo Beth Morrison Projects' AGING MAGICIAN Continues San Diego Opera's Detour Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique event for the West Coast premiere of this haunting and beautiful work. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects, one of the most influential and innovative taste makers on the forefront of the a?oeindie operaa?? movement, Aging Magician opens on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Balboa Theatre. 

A.R.T. Announces GLORIA: A LIFE Creative Team, Cast, And Associated Programming Photo A.R.T. Announces GLORIA: A LIFE Creative Team, Cast, And Associated Programming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, have announced the creative team and cast of Gloria: A Life, presented in association with the McCarter Theatre Center and by special arrangement with Daryl Roth.

Listen to the Original Cast Recording of OCTECT Released Today Photo Listen to the Original Cast Recording of OCTECT Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Nonesuch Records releases the original cast recording for three-time Tony Awardยฎ nominee Dave Malloy's musical Octet-recorded live during Signature Theatre's world premiere production at The Pershing Square Signature Center-on November 15, 2019 digitally and on January 17, 2020 on CD.

The New Group Extends CYRANO Through December 22nd Photo The New Group Extends CYRANO Through December 22nd
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Due to popular demand, The New Group has announced an extension for Cyrano, with Ritchie Coster, Josh A. Dawson, Peter Dinklage, Hillary Fisher, Josh Franklin, Christopher Gurr, Blake Jenner, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nehal Joshi, Grace McLean, Erika Olson and Scott Stangland.

Tickets Go On Sale Today For The New Group's CYRANO, Led by Peter Dinklage Photo Tickets Go On Sale Today For The New Group's CYRANO, Led by Peter Dinklage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

The New Group presents Cyrano, with Ritchie Coster, Josh A. Dawson, Peter Dinklage, Hillary Fisher, Josh Franklin, Christopher Gurr, Blake Jenner, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nehal Joshi, Grace McLean, Erika Olson and Scott Stangland. Cyrano, adapted by Erica Schmidt from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, with Music by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner of The National, Lyrics by Matt Berninger of The National and Carin Besser, and Choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman, directed by Erica Schmidt, launches The New Group's 25th Anniversary Season. Previews begin October 11 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Thursday, November 7. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is set through November 24 at The Daryl Roth Theatre (101 East 15th Street).

Full Cast Announced for Peter Dinklage Led CYRANO; Grace McLean, Jasmine Cephas Jones Photo Full Cast Announced for Peter Dinklage Led CYRANO; Grace McLean, Jasmine Cephas Jones, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

The New Group announces full casting for Cyrano, with Ritchie Coster, Josh A. Dawson, Hillary Fisher, Christopher Gurr, Blake Jenner, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nehal Joshi, Grace McLean, Erika Olson and Scott Stangland joining, as previously announced, Peter Dinklage, in this production launching the company's 25th Anniversary Season

Mary McDonnell to Star in GLORIA: A LIFE at McCarter Theatre Center Photo Mary McDonnell to Star in GLORIA: A LIFE at McCarter Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

Two-time Academy Award nominee Mary McDonnell has been cast in the title role of Gloria Steinem in Emily' Mann's Gloria: A Life, the opening production in McCarter Theatre Center's 2019-2020 Theater Series. 

Signature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTET Photo Signature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Signature Theatre and American Theatre will present an in-depth discussion with the design team behind Dave Malloy's Octet, showcasing the creative collaboration involved in bringing this acclaimed chamber choir a cappella musical to life.

Dave Malloy Launches Kickstarter to Fund OCTET Cast Recording Photo Dave Malloy Launches Kickstarter to Fund OCTET Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Octet is now playing through June 30th in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, but creator Dave Malloy wants to make sure that the new musical lives on far beyond closing night. He just launched a Kickstarter to raise funds to make a cast recording! He writes:

OCTET Adds Special Benefit Performance on June 25th Photo OCTET Adds Special Benefit Performance on June 25th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Signature Theatre announced today that Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), will have a special benefit performance to support the Signature Ticket Initiative on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 PM.

OCTET Announces Third & Final Extension Through June 30 Photo OCTET Announces Third & Final Extension Through June 30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of Octet, a chamber choir musical by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812) and directed by Annie Tippe (Ghost Quartet), has been extended a third and final time by one week and will now play through June 30, 2019.

Fish Directs ACQUANETTA At Bard SummerScape Photo Fish Directs ACQUANETTA At Bard SummerScape
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

The 2019 Bard SummerScape festival takes a contemporary look at Hollywood's Golden Age in Acquanetta, a visual and musical tour-de-force inspired by the eponymous B-movie star with a mysterious past. Combining theater, opera, and film in a haunting meditation on identity, transformation, stereotypes, and typecasting from composer and Bang on a Can co-founder Michael Gordon and his longtime collaborator, librettist Deborah Artman, Acquanetta originally premiered at the PROTOTYPE Festival, where it was a New York Times and New York magazine "Critics' Pick" and one of the New York Classical Review's "Top Ten Performances of 2018."by Daniel Fish, whose previous SummerScape staging (a revelatory new take on Oklahoma!), scoring the visionary director a 2019 Tony nomination.

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