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Date of Death: January 16, 2005

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Taylor Mac's HIR Comes to Unicorn Theatre Taylor Mac's HIR Comes to Unicorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Chaos reigns supreme in this hilarious reinvention of the classic American family drama. When Isaac returns home from Afghanistan to help take care of his ailing father, he discovers a household in revolt. His mother, Paige, has been liberated from an oppressive marriage, and with the help of her newly "out" transgender teen is passionately dismantling the patriarchy. But in Taylor Mac's shocking and subversive comedy, even the most radical changes can't always free you from the past. (more...)

HIR Begins Performances At Stage West, 5/17 HIR Begins Performances At Stage West, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Picture if you will, the classic American family. A son in the military, a tomboyish daughter, a typical housewife mom, a Joe-the-Plumber father.  But in Taylor Mac's subversive and outrageous comedy, HIR, this archetypal group gets completely turned inside-out in a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West beginning Thursday, May 17. (more...)

HIR Begins Performances At Stage West, Today HIR Begins Performances At Stage West, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Picture if you will, the classic American family. A son in the military, a tomboyish daughter, a typical housewife mom, a Joe-the-Plumber father.  But in Taylor Mac's subversive and outrageous comedy, HIR, this archetypal group gets completely turned inside-out in a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West beginning Today, May 17. (more...)

MISS YOU LIKE HELL to Receive Cast Recording MISS YOU LIKE HELL to Receive Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced it will record the new musical Miss You Like Hell, the New York premiere production from The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham), for an original cast recording to be released later this year. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, and choreography by Danny Mefford, the new musical was directed by Public Theater Resident Director and Founder of Public Works Lear deBessonet, and stars Daphne Rubin-Vega and Gizel Jimenez. The recording is being produced by Erin McKeown and Kurt Deutsch. (more...)

Taylor Mac To Perform A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC In Its Entirety For Final Time At The Kimmel Center Taylor Mac To Perform A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC In Its Entirety For Final Time At The Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

The Kimmel Center Announces Local Artists Who Will Perform With Taylor Mac The Kimmel Center Announces Local Artists Who Will Perform With Taylor Mac
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

HIR Begins Performances At Stage West, 5/17 HIR Begins Performances At Stage West, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Picture if you will, the classic American family. A son in the military, a tomboyish daughter, a typical housewife mom, a Joe-the-Plumber father.  But in Taylor Mac's subversive and outrageous comedy, HIR, this archetypal group gets completely turned inside-out in a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West beginning Thursday, May 17. (more...)

The Public Extends MISS YOU LIKE HELL Through May 13 The Public Extends MISS YOU LIKE HELL Through May 13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today a one-week extension for the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL. (more...)

MISS YOU LIKE HELL Begins Previews March 20 at the Public MISS YOU LIKE HELL Begins Previews March 20 at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL on Tuesday, March 20. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegria Hudes and music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, the new musical is directed by Public Theater Resident Director and Founder of Public Works Lear deBessonet, with choreography by Danny Mefford, part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. The musical will run through Sunday, May 6, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 10. Continuing The Public's mission to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's First Performance "Free for All" continues this spring; free tickets to the first preview on Tuesday, March 20 will be available beginning March 13, via TodayTix mobile lottery. (more...)

Photo Flash: FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN at The Ensemble Theatre, Playing Through 2/25 Photo Flash: FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN at The Ensemble Theatre, Playing Through 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The Ensemble Theatre closes its run of FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN this weekend. Remaining performance days and times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m; Friday at 8 p.m; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m; and Sunday at 3 p.m. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Tapped for The Public's MISS YOU LIKE HELL Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Tapped for The Public's MISS YOU LIKE HELL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegr a Hudes and music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, the new musical is directed by Public Theater Resident Director and Founder of Public Works Lear deBessonet, with choreography by Danny Mefford. The musical will begin previews in The Public's Newman Theater on Tuesday, March 20 and run through Sunday, May 6, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 10. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Jumps Into The New Year With FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN The Ensemble Theatre Jumps Into The New Year With FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Ensemble Theatre jumps into the New Year with the regional premiere Fetch Clay, Make Man by Will Power and directed by Mirron Willis with Opening Night and Media Reception Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:30p.m. (more...)

Taylor Mac's 24-DECADE HISTORY: HOLIDAY SAUCE Comes to Town Hall Tonight Taylor Mac's 24-DECADE HISTORY: HOLIDAY SAUCE Comes to Town Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

In 24-Decade History: Holiday Sauce, a concert at The Town Hall in New York City, tonight, December 12th, Taylor Mac explores Christmas as calamity, celebrating the holiday season in all of its dysfunction. (more...)

Taylor Mac's '24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC' Set for 2018 Montclair Film Festival Taylor Mac's '24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC' Set for 2018 Montclair Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Montclair Film today announced that it has partnered with Pomegranate Arts to present 2017 MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac's 'A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)' at the 2018 Montclair Film Festival. (more...)

Taylor's Mac's 'A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)' Set for 2018 Montclair Film Festival Taylor's Mac's 'A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)' Set for 2018 Montclair Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Montclair Film today announced that it has partnered with Pomegranate Arts to present 2017 MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac's A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged) at the 2018 Montclair Film Festival. Proceeds from this performance art concert May 4, 2018, 7:30pm, at the Wellmont Theater will support Montclair Film's year-round film and education programs. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega to Star in MISS YOU LIKE HELL at The Public Theater Daphne Rubin-Vega to Star in MISS YOU LIKE HELL at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL has been added to The Public's Astor Anniversary Season, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

Taylor Mac's 24-Decade History of Popular Music Makes Philadelphia Premiere at Kimmel Center's PIFA 2018 Taylor Mac's 24-Decade History of Popular Music Makes Philadelphia Premiere at Kimmel Center's PIFA 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in association with Pomegranate Arts, will present Taylor Mac's epic A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). (more...)

World Premieres by Robert Askins, Will Power & Lindsey Ferrentino Headed to La Jolla Playhouse in 2018-19 World Premieres by Robert Askins, Will Power & Lindsey Ferrentino Headed to La Jolla Playhouse in 2018-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces three world premieres and one west coast premiere for its 2018/2019 season, including: The Squirrels, by Tony Award nominee Robert Askins (Broadway's Hand to God), directed by Playhouse Artistic Director and 2017 Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley; Seize the King, by Will Power (Playhouse's The Seven), directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Casta eda; The Year to Come, by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone) and queens, by Martyna Majok (Ironbound). (more...)

Taylor Mac's 24-DECADE HISTORY: HOLIDAY SAUCE Coming to Town Hall Taylor Mac's 24-DECADE HISTORY: HOLIDAY SAUCE Coming to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

In 24-Decade History: Holiday Sauce, a concert at The Town Hall in New York City, on Tuesday, December 12th, Taylor Mac explores Christmas as calamity, celebrating the holiday season in all of its dysfunction. (more...)

Taylor Mac Takes A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC Across the Country Starting Tonight Taylor Mac Takes A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC Across the Country Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Taylor Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, the singular artist's 24-hour performance art concert, in its entirety in San Francisco and Los Angeles. (more...)

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