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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2020
The Fisher Center at Bard will present a 2020-2021 season of virtual and interactive works that focus on healing and transformation in troubled times. In each project, leading artists engage with cutting-edge technology to create compassionate and courageous offerings for a world riven by the pandemic and political strife.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning in March the series featured close to 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021
Mercury Theatre today announces full cast for Sirens by award-winning playwright Kenny Emson, which launches the Mercury Originals programme showcasing ground-breaking new plays by local writers. Bethany Pitts directs Jesse Akele (Isla), Simon Darwen (Rory) and Tanya-Loretta Dee (Gemma).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020
In an effort to lay out a larger welcome mat to artists of many disciplines, BAM is offering residencies to seven artists/artistic teams to support the development of their work at a challenging time.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has announced details for the Merrily We Roll Along CHEAPTIX Digital Lottery and, due to popular demand during the priority access period for NYTW members and Repeat Defenders, an additional two weeks of performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022
Live Arts Theater's 2022/23 Transformations Season will open with Caryl Churchill's innovative brain-teaser of a play, LOVE AND INFORMATION, directed by Live Arts Artistic Director Susan E. Evans. LOVE AND INFORMATION will have 16 performances in the Founders Theater, September 30 through October 22, 2022, at Live Arts Theater.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2018
New York Theatre Workshop's 2019 Gala will celebrate 40 Years of New York Theatre Workshop and honor Founding Trustee Stephen Graham. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) will transfer Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me to the Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street) at the end of this month, extending its limited run to the end of the year. This immediate transfer, unprecedented in NYTW's history, is in response to the enormous and overwhelming response to Heidi Schreck's timely and powerful creation. Performed by two-time Obie Award winner Schreck (Grand Concourse, "I Love Dick") and directed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (The Amateurs, The Light Years), What the Constitution Means to Me began previews on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, and opened Sunday, September 30 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019
Polly Findlay will direct Roger Allam and Colin Morgan in Caryl Churchill's play A Number at the Bridge Theatre. Previews begin on 14 February 2020 with the opening night on 19 February and final performance on 14 March 2020. Booking opens today to Bridge Priority members; public booking opens at 10am on 22 November 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop announced today Tools for An Artist in Process, a masterclass series created by Dominican Artists Collective (DAC), one of NYTW’s Companies-in-Residence and produced in partnership with Oye Group (Modesto Flako Jimenez, Founder/Artistic Director; Kevin Torres, Managing Director).
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2019
The Burning Coal Theatre Company and Raleigh's Contemporary Art Museum are proud to present Churchill's Shorts, two short plays by Caryl Churchill (Far Away and A Number), directed by Stephen Eckerd, June 20 - 30, 2019 at CAM/Raleigh, 409 W. Martin Street, Raleigh, NC. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Patricia McGregor will succeed James C. Nicola as Artistic Director, following a yearlong search led by ALJP Consulting and a dedicated search committee of artists, staff and Trustees.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop and National Black Theatre will present Dreaming Zenzile, based on the life of Miriam Makeba, by Grammy-nominated Vocalist/Composer Somi Kakoma, directed by Obie Award winner, Tony Award nominee, NYTW Usual Suspect & former NYTW 2050 Artistic Fellow Lileana Blain-Cruz.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2020
Theatre for a New Audience and the Fisher Center at Bard join forces to present the professional premiere of the groundbreaking undergraduate Bard College Theater & Performance Program production of Caryl Churchill's Mad Forest, created by acclaimed experimental theater and opera director Ashley Tata and performed and broadcast live online.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop and La MaMa announced today programming for the third annual Reflections of Native Voices Festival.
by Julie Musbach - May 13, 2019
The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice announce that Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop, James C. Nicola, and Artistic Director and founder of Theatre For A New Audience, Jeffrey Horowitz, will receive special Obie Awards for Lifetime Achievement at the 64th Annual Obie Awards, which will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
Burning Coal Theatre Company will present its production of What If If Only (US premiere) and Air (world premiere) by Caryl Churchill, directed by Ana Radulescu, June 9 - 26, 2022.  This production, directed by Burning Coal’s Associate Artistic Director, will be performed at Burning Coal’s home, the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the three shows that complete the seven plays of its 2019-20 subscription season: the West Coast premiere of the critically acclaimed new drama White Noise by Suzan-Lori Parks; the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Becky Nurse of Salem that was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work; and Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days directed by James Bundy and starring two-time Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop announced today performers and presenters for the NYTW 2022 Gala, honoring Artistic Director James C. Nicola, who will depart NYTW after 34 years on June 30, 2022. The Gala will be held on Monday April 11 at 6PM at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013).
by Julie Musbach - Mar 5, 2019
The Public Theater announced today a one-week extension of the world premiere of AIN'T NO MO', written by Jordan E. Cooper and directed by Stevie Walker-Webb. Following its initial run in Public Studio in 2018, AIN'T NO MO' will begin previews on Tuesday, March 12 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance in The Public's LuEsther Hall. This vital new American play will now run through Sunday, April 28, with an official press opening on Wednesday, March 27.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
The Public Theater will begin performances for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY on Friday, April 8 with a Joseph Papp Free Performance, after the cancellation of the 2020 production just five days before the first performance and a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2019
New York Theatre Workshop announced today that the previously announced new project from Anna Deavere Smith will be postponed as NYTW works with Anna to realize her exciting vision for this upcoming piece.
by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - Jun 30, 2020
When I first started the college search process, I was theater all the way.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2022/23 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship. The 2022/23 Artistic Fellows are Miranda Cornell, Thaddeus McCants, Aileen Wen McGroddy, Attilio Rigotti, Andrew Rodriguez and Minghao Tu.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022
On the heels of creating two audio plays during the pandemic (The Marriage Proposal, featuring Kimberly Gilbert, Jamie Smithson and Cody Nickell, and Laughter in the Shadow of the Trees, featuring Sarah Marshall, Holly Twyford and David Bryan Jackson), The Edge of the Universe Players 2 return to in-person producing with Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2019
The Tank presents the World Premier of Apologies to the Bengali Lady, written by Anya Banerjee, directed by Lani Dibba, July 21st through the 25th, 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Lush, lyrical, and romantic works by Latin American and Spanish composers will be showcased in the Schwabacher Summer Concert, when the young artists of the 2022 Merola Opera Program perform vibrant operatic scenes by distinguished composers Daniel Catán, Manuel de Falla, Osvaldo Golijov, and Amadeo Vives.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Theatre for a New Audience will present a new virtual production of The Oresteia, the New York premiere of Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation and translation of Aeschylus’ trilogy, featuring music composed by Kamala Sankaram, directed by Andrew Watkins (TFANA, as Assistant Director: The Winter's Tale, The Skin of Our Teeth, The Father, A Doll's House).
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020
Due to popular demand, Molière in the Park has extended the run of its critically acclaimed live stream recording of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's TARTUFFE, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien, through Sunday, July 12 on their YouTube channel.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the American premiere of The Great Wave written by Francis Turnly and directed by Mark Wing-Davey.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2020
As theaters have shuttered their in-person spaces and universities have shifted to online classes for the immediate future, Stanford artists have created a live video performance about connecting over technology. Like Bard College's Mad Forest and the Public Theater's What Do We Need to Talk About, the performance explores the possibilities for theater on the web.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2019
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will present 17 Border Crossings, created and performed by NYTW Usual Suspect Thaddeus Phillips (A Billion Nights on Earth), and directed by Tatiana Mallarino (Red Eye to Havre de Grace). This will be Thaddeus Phillips's third collaboration with NYTW, following ¡El Conquistador! in 2006 and Red Eye to Havre de Grace in 2014.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2020
NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company) founder and Artistic Producing Director Mia Katigbak today announced the creation of The NAATCO National Partnership Project (NNPP), a national theater initiative that will ingrain the inclusion of Asian American theatre artists, technicians, administrators, and community members in the American theater.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 29, 2019
The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere play AIN'T NO MO', written by Jordan E. Cooper and directed by Stevie Walker-Webb.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop announced today that the NYTW 2022 Gala will honor Artistic Director James C. Nicola, who will depart NYTW after 34 years on June 30, 2022. The Gala will be held on Monday April 11 at 6PM at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020
In addition to the previously announced world premières of Milky Peaks and For The Grace of You Go I, Tamara Harvey and Liam Evans-Ford, Artistic Director and Executive Director of Theatr Clwyd today announce further programming for their 2020 season, which will include a major revival of Steve Waters' The Contingency Plan a?" in a co-production with the Donmar Warehouse, the world première of Project Hush, and Beauty and the Beast, the company's twenty-third annual rock 'n' roll pantomime, which sees Harvey make her pantomime directorial debut. The company today also announces the full cast and tour dates for Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has announced that Safe Harbors NYC, Dominican Artists Collective and JAG Productions will join Noor Theatre as Companies-In-Residence at NYTW.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2019
On February 11, New York Theatre Workshop is celebrating 40 years of bringing the work of visionary artists to adventurous audiences. Each season, from its home in New York's East Village, NYTW presents four new productions, over 80 readings and numerous workshop productions for over 45,000 audience members. NYTW supports artists in all stages of their careers by maintaining a series of workshop programs, including work-in-progress readings, summer residencies and artist fellowships.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020
Writer and director Anna Brenner, along with her company Other Shore, are set to premiere The Karamazovs, a freewheeling distillation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, Manhattan).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022
 Bard SummerScape will return this year with eight weeks of live dance, theater, music, and opera in New York’s Hudson Valley, June 23–August 14, 2022. SummerScape 2022 presents the world premieres of new commissions in both dance and theater.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2021
Theatre for a New Audience presents First Love, a theatricalization for Zoom of Samuel Beckett's short story of the same name, directed by six-time OBIE winner JoAnne Akalaitis and performed by Tony and Emmy Award nominee Bill Camp (Broadway: Death of a Salesman, The Crucible; TV: The Queen's Gambit, The Night Of). The creative team includes Eamonn Farrell (Video Design), Jennifer Tipton (Lighting Design) and Kaye Voyce (Scenic and Costume Design).
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2019
This week, New York Theatre Workshop hosted its NYTW 2019 Gala celebrating 40 Years!  The evening featured performances from Alice Ripley (Next to Normal); Anthony Rapp (RENT), Daphne Rubin-Vega (RENT), Amber Gray (Hadestown); Nathaly Lopez (What's It All About); Cristina Monet ("Disco Clone") plus members of the original casts of RENT; Bright Lights, Big City; What's It All About; Hadestown and more.  See photos from the evening below!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today performers, presenters and the host for the NYTW 2020 Gala, honoring NYTW Usual Suspect & Tony Award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Three Pianos at NYTW) and Tony Award-winning producer Jordan Roth (Producer of Hadestown; President of Jujamcyn Theaters). The Gala will be held on Monday, February 3 at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY, a Public Theater commission, written by Emerging Writers Group Alumna Mona Mansour. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE VAGRANT TRILOGY begins performances in the LuEsther Hall on Tuesday, March 17 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance, and will run through Sunday, April 26 with an official press opening on Wednesday, April 1.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2018
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full casting for Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Alladi (Richard), Laura Elphinstone (Janet), Brian Lonsdale (Martin), Marian McLoughlin (Ann), Ciaran Owens (John), Lizzie Roper (Mrs Henderson), Danusia Samal (Mary) and Owen Teale (Rutherford).
by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2019
The Trap Door Theatre presents Love and Information.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
Jonathan Groff will star as “Franklin” and Lindsay Mendez will star as “Mary” in Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop. Merrily We Roll Along features music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by George Furth. They join the previously announced Daniel Radcliffe, who will star as “Charley”.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
The Fisher Center at Bard will present a bold, gender-reframed, era-transcending vision of Molière’s 1665 tragicomedy Dom Juan, conceived and directed by Ashley Tata, with a new translation from NYU Professor of ​​French Literature  and theater scholar Sylvaine Guyot and Fisher Center Artistic Director Gideon Lester.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actor Joseph Siravo has died at 64 after a long battle with cancer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop and National Black Theatre announced today casting, dates and ticket information for Dreaming Zenzile, based on the life of Miriam Makeba, by Grammy-nominated Vocalist/Composer Somi Kakoma directed by Obie Award winner, NYTW Usual Suspect & former NYTW 2050 Artistic Fellow Lileana Blain-Cruz.

Mad Forest Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Mad Forest have their been?
Mad Forest has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1991 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1992.

What awards has Mad Forest been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Wing-Davey, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mad Forest, Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Christopher Akerlind, Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Caryl ChurchillDirection (Obie Awards) for Mark Wing-Davey and Sets and Costumes Design (Obie Awards) for Marina Draghici.

What awards has Mad Forest won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Wing-Davey and Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mad Forest Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Christopher Akerlind Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Caryl Churchill Direction (Obie Awards) for Mark Wing-Davey Sets and Costumes Design (Obie Awards) for Marina Draghici.

What productions of Mad Forest have there been?
Mad Forest has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1991 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1992.