Curt Dempster News

 
Date Of Birth:
November 01, 1935
Date Of Death:
January 19, 2007 (71)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
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Date of Birth: November 01, 1935
Date of Death: January 19, 2007 (71)

Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
ACCIDENTALLY BRAVE, CHARLIE'S WAITING, and TRUE WEST All Part Of This Month's Qualifying ProductionsACCIDENTALLY BRAVE, CHARLIE'S WAITING, and TRUE WEST All Part Of This Month's Qualifying Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for March -their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the positions filled with cis women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists (directors, designers, and playwrights).  (more...)

BEHIND THE SHEET Adds Unprecedented Third Extension At Ensemble Studio TheatreBEHIND THE SHEET Adds Unprecedented Third Extension At Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today that due to unprecedented and overwhelming response, the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet has been extended for a third time. Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), Behind the Sheet is written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). (more...)

BEHIND THE SHEET Extends Again At Ensemble Studio TheatreBEHIND THE SHEET Extends Again At Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today a second extension for the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), Behind the Sheet began previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on January 9, 2019, and opened January 17. Originally set to close on February 3, the play will now run through February 17, 2019. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Extends BEHIND THE SHEETEnsemble Studio Theatre Extends BEHIND THE SHEET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced today an extension for the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Completes Cast of Charly Evon Simpson's BEHIND THE SHEETEnsemble Studio Theatre Completes Cast of Charly Evon Simpson's BEHIND THE SHEET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Ensemble Studio Theatre and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced today casting for the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre & The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Announce 20th Anniversary Artist Cultivation PanelEnsemble Studio Theatre & The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Announce 20th Anniversary Artist Cultivation Panel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Ensemble Studio Theatre, along with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs), announced today the 2018 Fall Artist Cultivation Event, marking the 20th anniversary of the EST/Sloan Project, to take place on Monday, November 19 at 8pm with a reception beginning at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brian D. Coats Talks TRAVISVILLEBWW Interview: Brian D. Coats Talks TRAVISVILLE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2018

Ensemble Studio Theatre is currently hosting the world premiere of Travisville by William Jackson Harper. Brian D. Coats took a moment to speak with BroadwayWorld about the complicated issues at play and his role both in the play and in its development over the years. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Studio Theatre's TRAVISVILLE; Opens Tonight!Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Studio Theatre's TRAVISVILLE; Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) is proud to present the world premiere of Travisville, a new play by William Jackson Harper ("The Good Place") and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III (The Hip-Hop Project). This marks the playwriting debut of Harper, who has been developing the piece with EST over the past 8 years. Travisville will begin previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on October 3, 2018, with opening night set for October 12, for a limited engagement through October 28, 2018. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Will Present Charly Evon Simpson's BEHIND THE SHEETEnsemble Studio Theatre Will Present Charly Evon Simpson's BEHIND THE SHEET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will present the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season, Beginning With William Jackson Harper's TRAVISVILLEEnsemble Studio Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season, Beginning With William Jackson Harper's TRAVISVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) is proud to announce its 50th Anniversary season. The season will commence in October 2018 with the world premiere of TRAVISVILLE a new play by William Jackson Harper ("The Good Place") and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III (The Hip-Hop Project). This marks the playwriting debut of Harper, who has been developing the piece with EST over the past 8 years. (more...)

Cast Announced for Chiara Atik's BUMPCast Announced for Chiara Atik's BUMP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of BUMP, written by Chiara Atik (Five Times in One Night) and directed by Claudia Weill(Girlfriends). Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), BUMP begins previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on May 9, 2018, with an opening night set for May 17, for a limited run through June 4, 2018. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sarah McLellan as New Executive DirectorEnsemble Studio Theatre Sarah McLellan as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director) announced today that Sarah McLellan will assume the role of Executive Director of Ensemble Studio Theatre beginning March 5, 2018. Current Executive Director Paul Slee will depart the company after 10 years. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces Casting For World Premiere Of DIDO OF IDAHOEnsemble Studio Theatre Announces Casting For World Premiere Of DIDO OF IDAHO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul A. Slee, Executive Director), EST's YOUNGBLOOD (Graeme Gillis and RJ Tolan, Co-Artistic Directors), whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, and The Radio Drama Network are proud to announce casting for the World Premiere of DIDO OF IDAHO, written by Abby Rosebrock (Singles in Agriculture) and directed by Mikhaela Mahony (Noise of the Future). DIDO OF IDAHO begins previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on March 14, 2018, with an opening night set for March 22, for a limited run through April 8, 2018.   (more...)

AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced three World Premiere productions for the EST 2018 season. (more...)

Lily Houghton and More Among Ensemble Studio Theatre's 2017-18 EST/Youngblood MembersLily Houghton and More Among Ensemble Studio Theatre's 2017-18 EST/Youngblood Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood, have announced new EST/Youngblood members for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alec Baldwin Chats NEVERTHELESS and More to Benefit ESTPhoto Flash: Alec Baldwin Chats NEVERTHELESS and More to Benefit EST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) hosted a special one-night-only benefit event featuring two-time Emmy Award-winner Alec Baldwin on Monday, September 25, 2017 at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (545 W. 52nd Street). BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Alec Baldwin to Tell Untold Stories from New Memoir NEVERTHELESS at ESTAlec Baldwin to Tell Untold Stories from New Memoir NEVERTHELESS at EST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced a special one-night-only benefit event featuring two-time Emmy Award-winner Alec Baldwin on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8pm at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (545 W. 52nd Street). (more...)

Works by Christopher Shinn, Zakiyyah Alexander and More Set for EST's 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Radio Drama Network announced today the lineup for the 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS, the biennial festival series of brand new plays from emerging playwrights. (more...)

Newport Beach Film Festival presents World Premiere of SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Emmy winning actress-turned-director Cady McClain's Seeing is Believing: Women Direct will make its World Premiere and is an Official Selection of the 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival. The first episode in the series will screen as part of the program 'Short Femme Factor' on April 25 at 1:30 p.m. at Island Cinema 6 in Newport Beach. Seeing is Believing: Women Direct is a documentary series, directed, executive produced, written and edited by Cady McClain, about women directors who are on the front lines of the field: from major award winners and those in the vanguard of television and feature films, to graduated students and frustrated auteurs. (more...)

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple). (more...)

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