ND News – January 2013

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January 30, 2013

Resident Playwright David Wiener Discusses Joseph Chaikin and His Play "Cassiopeia"

Resident playwright David Wiener is currently seeing his play Cassiopeia have its world premiere at Boston Court in Pasadena, CA. In this video from the theater David discusses the play and his interactions with legendary theater maker Joseph Chaikin.  Read More

January 21, 2013

On Neutrality: A Discussion Between Christina Anderson & Richard Maxwell

Current New Dramatists resident playwright Richard Maxwell interviews fellow resident Christina Anderson as her play Hollow Roots runs at New York City's Under the Radar Festival.  Read More

January 9, 2013

Funding Theater With Imagination

The Wall Street Journal asked 40 New York-based theater artists to anonymously distribute $1 million each in imaginary funds to other local artists, ensembles, theaters and institutions. New Dramatists topped the list of institutions receiving praise.  Read More

January 7, 2013

Berkeley Rep Presents Dan LeFranc's "Troublemaker"

How does one stage a chaotic chase scene, a duke-out between good and evil, and the wide-open, anything-goes action-adventure landscape of a kid's imagination - all on the decidedly confining 14- to 28-foot-wide Thrust Stage of Berkeley Repertory Theatre?  Read More

January 3, 2013

ND Alum Eisa Davis to Star in Resident Kirsten Greenidge's "Luck of the Irish" in NYC

Lincoln Center's LCT3 has announced that Marsha Stephanie Blake, Eisa Davis, Dashiell Eaves, Frank Harts, Robert Hogan, Jenny O'Hara, Carra Patterson, Amanda Quaid, and Victor Williams will be featured in the upcoming Rebecca Taichman directed production of Luck of the Irish.  Read More