Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Rachel Chavkin News

 
Bio:
Chavkin is a director, writer and artistic director of the TEAM. Hadestown (NYTW, National Theatre, London) has been one of her greatest joys. Tony and Lortel nominations and Drama Desk Award for Dave Malloy's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Broadway, Ars Nova, A.R.T.). London: Mission ... (read complete bio)
TweetTWITTER WATCH

@rachelchavkin - 6/10/21 11:23am Loved this play & production SO MUCH! Do not miss, esp. if you weren’t able to see it in original run. Fierce and s… https://


@rachelchavkin - 5/18/21 08:17am Anyone in Rhode Island can help?


MORE TWEETS
 

Bio:
Chavkin is a director, writer and artistic director of the TEAM. Hadestown (NYTW, National Theatre, London) has been one of her greatest joys. Tony and Lortel nominations and Drama Desk Award for Dave Malloy's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Broadway, Ars Nova, A.R.T.). London: Mission ... (read complete bio)
Peace Center Announces 2021-2022 Peace Broadway Series Featuring HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS Photo Peace Center Announces 2021-2022 Peace Broadway Series Featuring HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, FROZEN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021

The 2021-2022 Peace Broadway Season at the Peace Center, sponsored by Gibbs Cancer Center, will feature Tony Award-winners, fan favorites, theatrical takes on beloved films and reimagined revivals, representing the best in touring Broadway.

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2021/22 & 2022/23 Seasons Featuring ON SUGARLAND  Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2021/22 & 2022/23 Seasons Featuring ON SUGARLAND World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the complete 2021/22 Season as well as initial work for the 2022/23 Season. The 2021/22 season begins this summer with Semblance by Obie Award winner, NYTW Usual Suspect & former 2050 Fellow Whitney White.

The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Togethe Photo The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Together' Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

The National Theatre has today announced its programming until the start of next year with productions on all three South Bank stages as well as three major UK tours, two productions on Broadway, a return to cinemas, and a new feature film to be broadcast on television this autumn. In the week the theatre reopened for audiences again, six new productions were announced, and five productions halted by the pandemic were confirmed to return to the South Bank.  

HADESTOWN Announces Partnership With REVERB's Music Climate Revolution Campaign to Fi Photo HADESTOWN Announces Partnership With REVERB's Music Climate Revolution Campaign to Fight Climate Crisis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

Today, Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best New Musical, announced it is partnering with REVERB, the artist-led environmental nonprofit organization, to reduce the climate footprint for both the Broadway production and upcoming North American tour and engage fans in meaningful activism at their performances and online. 

The Drama League Announces Bonnie Comley as President of Board of Directors Photo The Drama League Announces Bonnie Comley as President of Board of Directors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

The Drama League announced today three-time Tony Award-winning producer, CEO, and Founder of BroadwayHD Bonnie Comley will become the organization's new Board President. Comley’s unique skill set has proved invaluable to The Drama League over the course of the last 16 months as the organization’s programming is abundant with digital capture.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Woodard and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced its return to live, in-person theatre with several exciting upcoming projects. This summer, the Playhouse will offer two on-site events: the Without Walls (WOW) production of A Thousand Ways (Part 2): An Encounter, by 600 Highwaymen, and the 2021 DNA New Works Series.

Applications Are Open For Midlands Development Programme First Bite Photo Applications Are Open For Midlands Development Programme First Bite
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 26, 2021

Applications are now open for Midlands artists to take part in First Bite, a festival of new work programmed by independent theatre studio China Plate. First Bite has been showcasing and promoting the best of Midlands theatre talent since 2009, and this year will take place online in September.

HADESTOWN Band Announces Diversity Initiative Photo HADESTOWN Band Announces Diversity Initiative
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 25, 2021

The fantastic band from the Tony Award-winning musical Hadestown has announced an effort to diversify its ranks when the show returns.

Breaking: HADESTOWN Will Return Way Down to Broadway on September 2; Plus Update on T Photo Breaking: HADESTOWN Will Return Way Down to Broadway on September 2; Plus Update on Tour
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2021

As of now, Hadestown will be the first production to reopen on Broadway since the shutdown began in March 2020.

Photos: Get A First Look At The South Korean Cast of HADESTOWN Photo Photos: Get A First Look At The South Korean Cast of HADESTOWN
by Alan Henry - May 17, 2021

HADESTOWN, the recipient of 8 Tony Awards and winner of Best Theatre Album at the Grammy Awards is opening this coming August at LG Art Center in Korea as the first internationally licensed production. We've got a first look at the cast!

BWW Review: THE GREAT COMET at Universal Arts Center Photo BWW Review: THE GREAT COMET at Universal Arts Center
by Jimin Lee - Apr 29, 2021

Actors holding various instruments made their way up to the seats, greeting the audience, waving hands. Soon, some of the violinists began to strike a note, with others dancing along. On stage, some were showing magic tricks to the audience members, receiving rounds of applause. Once, the lights dimmed and the siren began to blare, the audience was transported into Russia, as the ‚ÄúPrologue‚ÄĚ began to play. This was the beginning of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (a.k.a THE GREAT COMET) ‚Äôs Korean production. The vibrant musical opened its doors to Russia on March 20 at the Universal Arts Center, inviting the¬† Korean audience to an unforgettable theatre experience.

Broadway In Detroit Announces Dates for 2021-22 Subscription Season Photo Broadway In Detroit Announces Dates for 2021-22 Subscription Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2021

While Disney's Frozen, which was previously announced as part of Broadway In Detroit's 2021-22 season, will be scheduled for a future Detroit engagement, Broadway In Detroit has announced that Disney's The Lion King will return to The Detroit Opera House in early 2022. Performance dates and times will be announced at a future date.

This Week's New Theatre Jobs - Sales, Development, Teaching, Internships, Box Office  Photo This Week's New Theatre Jobs - Sales, Development, Teaching, Internships, Box Office Jobs & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 4/22/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

The Broad Stage Brings The Audience Into The Creative Process Of New Works Photo The Broad Stage Brings The Audience Into The Creative Process Of New Works
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 21, 2021

The Broad Stage launches REVEAL, digital artist residencies for the public, beginning May 6, 2021, which get to the heart of their recently announced new work commissions and charts the journey from idea to fully staged premieres.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- HADESTOWN Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- HADESTOWN Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 17, 2021

On this day in 2019, Broadway went way down with Anais Mitchell's acclaimed new musical, Hadestown, starring Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Reeve Carney, Tony Award winner André De Shields, Tony Award nominee Amber Gray, two-time Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada, and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page.

James C. Nicola to Step Down From Artistic Director Position at New York Theatre Work Photo James C. Nicola to Step Down From Artistic Director Position at New York Theatre Workshop in Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Artistic Director James C. Nicola will depart the theater on June 30, 2022. Nicola has been the Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop since 1988.

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/15/2021 Photo This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/15/2021
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 4/15/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Work Photo The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Works
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

The Broad Stage has announced¬†a new chapter in its artistic future ‚Äď as a commissioner and producer of new work¬†‚Äď centered around dynamic partnerships with a diverse mix of performers, directors, choreographers, composers, librettists, and arts venues ‚Äď in the 2021-2022 through 2023-2024 seasons, with exact production dates to be announced.

THE ROYALE With McKinley Belcher III, Montego Glover & More to be Streamed for PRIVAT Photo THE ROYALE With McKinley Belcher III, Montego Glover & More to be Streamed for PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES, streamed recordings of LCT productions in their entirety, will continue on Thursday, April 22 at 7pm with Lincoln Center Theater’s 2016 production of Marco Ramirez’s THE ROYALE, directed by Rachel Chavkin.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, HADESTOWN, THE PROM & More Announced For CTGLA's 54t Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, HADESTOWN, THE PROM & More Announced For CTGLA's 54th Season; Broadway-Bound 1776 Postponed
by Alan Henry - Apr 13, 2021

Center Theatre Group announced today that the 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre will begin November 30, 2021, three months later than it was most recently scheduled and 20 months after the theatre closed in March of 2020.

 1       …