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Bio:
Previously at the Friedman: The American Plan,To Be or Not To Be, The Royal Family, Top Girls, and Time Stands Still. He is a Tony and Obie Award-winning sound designer whose work for theater and dance has been heard in over 500 Productions nationally and internationally, on Broadway and off. His ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Previously at the Friedman: The American Plan,To Be or Not To Be, The Royal Family, Top Girls, and Time Stands Still. He is a Tony and Obie Award-winning sound designer whose work for theater and dance has been heard in over 500 Productions nationally and internationally, on Broadway and off. His ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review: SITI Company's Updated, International BACCHAE at Guthrie Theater Photo BWW Review: SITI Company's Updated, International BACCHAE at Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Mar 12, 2020

Euripides' BACCHAE is one of the bloodiest of the Greek tragedies we have: a grisly tale of how violently the capricious Olympian gods can retaliate on mortals if they feel disrespected. Here, the god in question is Dionysus, god of wine, passion, fertility--and theater. As played by Ellen Lauren, he's sinewy and androgynous and lewd: part Mick Jagger, part mad imp.

VIDEO: COAL COUNTRY at The Public Theater Photo VIDEO: COAL COUNTRY at The Public Theater
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2020

The Public Theater presents the world premiere COAL COUNTRY, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen with original music by Steve Earle and direction by Jessica Blank. This new work began performances in the Anspacher Theater with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 3.

VIDEO: First Look at JITNEY at Seattle Rep Photo VIDEO: First Look at JITNEY at Seattle Rep
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2020

Seattle Rep will present the Broadway production of August Wilson's Jitney, beginning February 28 in the Bagley Wright Theater. Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney was the last of Wilson's plays to premiere on Broadway, where it won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of COAL COUNTRY Photo Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of COAL COUNTRY
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 4, 2020

COAL COUNTRY, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen with original music by Steve Earle and direction by Jessica Blank, just celebrated opening night at the Public Theater.

VIDEO: Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj on THE BACCHAE Photo VIDEO: Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj on THE BACCHAE
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2020

Hear more from artistic director Joseph Haj on welcoming director Anne Bogart and this famed ensemble to the Guthrie below!

Photo Flash:  Seattle Rep's JITNEY Photo Photo Flash: Seattle Rep's JITNEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Seattle Rep will present the Broadway production of August Wilson's Jitney, beginning February 28 in the Bagley Wright Theater. Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney was the last of Wilson's plays to premiere on Broadway, where it won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

Photo Flash: First Look at COAL COUNTRY at The Public Theater Photo Photo Flash: First Look at COAL COUNTRY at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

COAL COUNTRY will run at The Public Theaterthrough Sunday, March 29, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 3.

McCarter Presents Anthony Shaffer's SLEUTH Photo McCarter Presents Anthony Shaffer's SLEUTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

In a remote manor in the British countryside, a celebrated murder mystery writer drafts his next great detective novel. But when he invites his wife's lover to his home for a glass of scotch, it suddenly becomes unclear where the fictional plot ends and the real game begins. Sleuth will keep you on the edge of your seat with a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse filled with plotted murder, jealousy, and revenge. The production runs March 10 through March 29 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre. More about the production at mccarter.org.

Previews of COAL COUNTRY to Begin at The Public Theater Photo Previews of COAL COUNTRY to Begin at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the world premiere of the new play COAL COUNTRY, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen with original music by Steve Earle, on Tuesday, February 18 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance in the Anspacher Theater. Directed by Jessica Blank, this riveting new work will run through Sunday, March 29, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 3.

Up On The Marquee: SING STREET Lands at the Lyceum Theatre! Photo Up On The Marquee: SING STREET Lands at the Lyceum Theatre!
by Walter McBride - Feb 6, 2020

New York Theatre Workshop's critically-acclaimed World Premiere of the new musical Sing Street will begin performances at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre next month! Get a first look at the marquee!

Guthrie Theater Presents SITI Company's Spellbinding Production Of THE BACCHAE Photo Guthrie Theater Presents SITI Company's Spellbinding Production Of THE BACCHAE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) today announced SITI Company's cast and creative team for the riveting ancient tale The Bacchae, written by Euripides, translated by Aaron Poochigian and directed by celebrated SITI Company co-founder Anne Bogart. The globally renowned acting company's debut on the Guthrie's mainstage offers a rare opportunity for local theatergoers to experience this influential Greek tragedy through a contemporary lens.

Tony-Winning Revival of August Wilson's JITNEY Announced At Seattle Rep Photo Tony-Winning Revival of August Wilson's JITNEY Announced At Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

Seattle Rep is proud to present the acclaimed Broadway production of August Wilson's Jitney, beginning February 28 in the Bagley Wright Theater. Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney was the last of Wilson's plays to premiere on Broadway, where it won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. 

Review Roundup: JITNEY at the Old Globe - What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: JITNEY at the Old Globe - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jan 27, 2020

The Old Globe presents August Wilson's Jitney, directed by one of Wilson's foremost interpreters, Ruben Santiago-Hudson (directed Jitney on Broadway, performed in Gem of the Ocean and Seven Guitars). The American master and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson (the American Century Cycle of 10 plays) had a close relationship with The Old Globe, where three of his plays premiered.

Tickets Are Now On Sale For SING STREET On Broadway Photo Tickets Are Now On Sale For SING STREET On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Tickets are now on sale for SING STREET on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) at Telecharge.com.

Barry Edelstein to Chat with JITNEY Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson Photo Barry Edelstein to Chat with JITNEY Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Performances begin this Saturday, January 18, as The Old Globe presents August Wilson's Jitney, 2017 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play, directed by one of Wilson's foremost interpreters, Ruben Santiago-Hudson (directed Jitney on Broadway, performed in Gem of the Ocean and Seven Guitars).

Breaking: SING STREET Will Transfer to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre This Spring Photo Breaking: SING STREET Will Transfer to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

New York Theatre Workshop's critically-acclaimed World Premiere of the new musical SING STREET, currently playing a sold-out engagement at NYTW (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker), will transfer directly to Broadway beginning performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020, and opening Sunday April 19, 2020.

VIDEO: Go Inside the Student Matinee of JITNEY at the Mark Taper Forum Photo VIDEO: Go Inside the Student Matinee of JITNEY at the Mark Taper Forum
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

Center Theatre Group is currently presenting August Wilson's 'Jitney' at the Mark Taper Forum. Performances will continue through December 29. The production recently held a student matinee, and you can experience the event alongside first-time high school theatregoers from across SoCal.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Theater- A Treasured Show for the Holiday S Photo BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Theater- A Treasured Show for the Holiday Season
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 18, 2019

The magic continues! 'A Christmas Carol' at McCarter Theater, is now on stage through December 29th. Adapted by David Thompson and directed by Adam Immerwahr, the production has marvelous acting, elaborate staging, and exciting new flourishes.

The Old Globe Announces Cast And Creatives Of August Wilson's JITNEY Photo The Old Globe Announces Cast And Creatives Of August Wilson's JITNEY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for August Wilson's Jitney, directed by one of Wilson's foremost interpreters, Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

The Public Theater Announces Complete Casting for World Premiere of New Play COAL COU Photo The Public Theater Announces Complete Casting for World Premiere of New Play COAL COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of the new play COAL COUNTRY, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen with original music by Steve Earle. Directed by Jessica Blank, this riveting new work will begin performances in the Anspacher Theater with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance on Tuesday, February 18. COAL COUNTRY will run through Sunday, March 29, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 3.

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