ND News – May 2012

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May 29, 2012

Kirsten Greenidge: Inspired by the Huntington

In 1986, Kirsten Greenidge attended a student matinee performance of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone. The experience was a seminal one for her, one that inspired her to become a playwright.   Read More

May 22, 2012

Kirsten Greenidge, Richard Maxwell Among 2012 Obie Award Winners

Kirsten Greenidge and Richard Maxwell

Resident playwrights Kirsten Greenidge and Richard Maxwell were among the winners at the 2012 Village Voice Obie Awards. Alum Caridad Svich also received a Lifetime Achievement Award.  Read More

May 17, 2012

Second Stage Season Will Include Pulitzer Winner Quiara Hudes & Former Van Lier Fellow Jon Kern

Water By the Spoonful, the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Quiara Alegria Hudes, and Jon Kern's Modern Terrorism, the 2012 winner of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation, are two of the four plays in the 2012-13 season of Off-Broadway's Second Stage Theatre.  Read More

May 9, 2012

Sylvan Oswald Discusses His New Play "Profanity"

Resident playwright Sylvan Oswald explores Philadelphia and the roots of his play Profanity, which is being presented on May 17 and 18 as part of Soho Rep's 2011/12 Studio.  Read More

May 3, 2012

Daniel Beaty Brings "Mr. Joy" to the Riverside Theatre

Daniel Beaty, the multiple award-winning writer and performer of Emergency! and Through the Night is back, returning to the stage of The Riverside Theatre with his latest solo play, Mr. Joy. In this new work, presented by Riverside Theatre and the New Heritage Theatre, Beaty brings back audiences’ favorite characters from Emergency! with new stories to tell along with a host of new characters for a limited three-week run from Saturday, May 12 to Saturday, June 2 at The Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights.  Read More