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Bio:
Has designed more than 200 productions for theatres across America and internationally. Her directorial collaborators include Athol Fugard (set, costumes, co-director), Michael Mayer, James Lapine, Robert Falls, Robert Woodruff, Joe Mantello, JoAnne Akalaitis, Garland Wright, Mark Lamos, Frank ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Has designed more than 200 productions for theatres across America and internationally. Her directorial collaborators include Athol Fugard (set, costumes, co-director), Michael Mayer, James Lapine, Robert Falls, Robert Woodruff, Joe Mantello, JoAnne Akalaitis, Garland Wright, Mark Lamos, Frank ... (read complete bio)
Photos: Alec Baldwin and More Attend WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD Photo Photos: Alec Baldwin and More Attend WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2021

Hunter Theater Project presents an Independent Theater Production of WHAT HAPPENED?: THE  MICHAELS ABROAD, a world premiere play and the final in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson.

WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD World Premiere to be Presented at the Frederick L Photo WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD World Premiere to be Presented at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD, the world premiere play and the final in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson, will begin performances on Saturday, August 28 at Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College in a very intimate 74-seat configuration.

WATCH: Stark Sands and Adrian Blake Enscoe Perform 'Murder in the City' From New Musi Photo WATCH: Stark Sands and Adrian Blake Enscoe Perform 'Murder in the City' From New Musical SWEPT AWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2021

A new live performance of “Murder in the City” from the new musical Swept Away, featuring the music and lyrics of three-time Grammy Award® nominated folk rock band The Avett Brothers, in their theater debut, has just been released.

Photos: In Rehearsal for Hunter Theater Project's WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROA Photo Photos: In Rehearsal for Hunter Theater Project's WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 10, 2021

Hunter Theater Project presents an Independent Theater Production of WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD, a world premiere play and the final in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson.

World Premiere of Richard Nelson's Final Rhinebeck Play, WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS Photo World Premiere of Richard Nelson's Final Rhinebeck Play, WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD, Will be Presented by Hunter Theater Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Hunter Theater Project will present an Independent Theater Production of WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD, a world premiere play and the final in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson.

WATCH: The Avett Brothers Release First Video of Title Song From Their New Musical SW Photo WATCH: The Avett Brothers Release First Video of Title Song From Their New Musical SWEPT AWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2021

A first-ever video of the title song from the new musical Swept Away, featuring Grammy Award nominated folk rock band The Avett Brothers ('America's biggest roots band,' Rolling Stone), in their theater debut, has just been released.

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Broccoli Hall, Inc. Photo BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Broccoli Hall, Inc.
by Andrew Child - Dec 29, 2020

In 1891, years before Sigmund Freud would revolutionize the way the human mind is perceived and the significance of symbolism, childhood and sexuality on a person’s psyche, German playwright Frank Wedekind challenged the taboos around the sexual tension of young people with a play that would challenge censorship in the theatre for nearly a century.

You Can Now Bid on Items From Jenn Colella, Debra Messing, Laura Osnes, Bernadette Pe Photo You Can Now Bid on Items From Jenn Colella, Debra Messing, Laura Osnes, Bernadette Peters and More in Holiday Auction
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

The Costume Industry Coalition and the FIT Foundation have launched a virtual Holiday Auction where the public has the opportunity to bid on luxury items from the stage and screen. The Holiday Auction will raise vital funds to support CIC artisans and business owners who create and supply costumes for the entertainment industry.

BWW Prompts: Who Is Building Your Broadway Wardrobe? Photo BWW Prompts: Who Is Building Your Broadway Wardrobe?
by BWW Prompts - Oct 6, 2020

Which costume designer is creating a brand new wardrobe for our readers? Find out here!

World Premiere of Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY Starring John Gallagher, Jr. Now  Photo World Premiere of Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY Starring John Gallagher, Jr. Now Scheduled for 2021 at Berkeley Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2020

The new musical Swept Away, featuring the music of The Avett Brothers, scheduled to have its world premiere at Berkeley Rep as part of their 2019-20 season, has announced today that the production will be moved to similar dates in the summer of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

World Premiere Of CONCERNING THE LIFE OF BABYBOY KLEINTJIES Comes to  The Laboratory  Photo World Premiere Of CONCERNING THE LIFE OF BABYBOY KLEINTJIES Comes to The Laboratory at the Adam Small Complex
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

The latest play by Tony Award winning playwright Athol Fugard and Paula Fourie will have its world premiere in Stellenbosch in April.

Photo Flash: 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo Photo Flash: 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

On Monday night, Playwrights Horizons hosted the 42nd Annual Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the largest and oldest international prize honoring women playwrights.

BWW Review: A Marvelous Oropesa is Definitely Not 'Lost' in Met's TRAVIATA Photo BWW Review: A Marvelous Oropesa is Definitely Not 'Lost' in Met's TRAVIATA
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 2, 2020

When I recently interviewed Lisette Ororpesa, just before her first Violetta at the Met, she told me that people are always asking her “Isn't TRAVIATA an opera for three different sopranos? One soprano per act?” and her answer is: “Yeah, if you want to look at it that way...' She proved that she didn't need any help from a doppelganger in pulling off all the varied aspects of Verdi's courtesan, with a stellar performance.

USITT Announces 2020 Award Winners Photo USITT Announces 2020 Award Winners
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

The United States Institute for Theatre Technology is pleased to announce our 2020 award winners. Each year USITT along with many generous sponsors present a wide array of awards to those who work, create, and excel in the theatre and live entertainment industry.

The Metropolitan Opera Has Announced its 2020â€"21 Season Photo The Metropolitan Opera Has Announced its 2020â€"21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

Today, the Metropolitan Opera announced its 2020-21 season, the first in which Yannick NĂ©zet-SĂ©guin assumes his full breadth of musical duties as the company's Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting six productions. His schedule includes the Met premiere of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, the first contemporary opera conducted by the maestro on the Met stage, as part of his ongoing commitment to opera of our time at the Met, which will expand in the seasons to come.

Review Roundup: HAMLET Starring Ruth Negga at St. Anns Warehouse -What Did the Critic Photo Review Roundup: HAMLET Starring Ruth Negga at St. Anns Warehouse -What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Feb 11, 2020

Academy Award nominee Ruth Negga is currently making her American theatrical debut in a passionate, critically acclaimed portrayal of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Yael Farber and featuring an ensemble of leading Irish actors. With Farber's direction, the focus moves from Hamlet's anguish and identity to the power of resistance against treachery and the raw usurpation of power. The production, which began on February 1, 2020, was extended for an additional week, and will now play through March 8, 2020.

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter, Magic Johnson, and More Walk Red Carpet at Opening Nigh Photo Photo Coverage: Billy Porter, Magic Johnson, and More Walk Red Carpet at Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY
by Walter McBride - Jan 22, 2020

A Soldier's Play opened last night on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Check out photos from the opening night red carpet!

St. Ann's Warehouse Extends HAMLET Starring Ruth Negga Photo St. Ann's Warehouse Extends HAMLET Starring Ruth Negga
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

St. Ann's Warehouse, responding to popular demand nearly two months before performances begin, has extended the celebrated Gate Theatre Dublin production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Yaël Farber and featuring Academy Award nominee Ruth Negga (Loving, AMC's 'Preacher'), in a 'mesmerizing' (Irish Times) American stage debut, as the Dane. With Farber's direction and text edit, the focus shifts from Hamlet's anguish and identity to the force of resistance against the raw usurpation of power. The production, which begins February 1, 2020, will now play an additional week, through March 8, 2020.

The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22 Photo The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a second and final extension today for the New York revival of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Directed by Oskar Eustis, this scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22.

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Photo Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 20, 2019

A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and directed by Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, just celebrated opening night.

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