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Jason Grote

directed by Katie Brook

A biographical play about the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich, covering the composition of his opera Lady MacBeth of Mtensk, his 7th (Leningrad) Symphony, and his 15th (and final) Symphony.

This is a commission from ACT in Seattle and was written over the course of six years.

Open Alumni Reading--please call (212) 757-6960 for reservations.

June 25, 2013

Playwright-to-Playwright: The After Seven Festival Video Series

In this video series celebrating the 2013 After Seven Festival, we randomly paired the eight out-going playwrights of New Dramatists and asked them each to, after spending 7-years in each others' company either directly or universally, consider something they needed to know from that person and then to pose the burning questions.  Read More

August 2, 2012

Catch Jason Grote and Sibyl Kempson at Performance Space 122 This Season

Jason Grote and Sibyl Kempson

New Dramatists resident playwrights Jason Grote and Sibyl Kempson are featured as part of the upcoming season at downtown Manhattan's popular Performance Space 122.  Read More

February 7, 2012

Jason Grote Got T.V. Gig through Meeting at Denver's New Play Summit

Resident playwright Jason Grote met Theresa Rebeck at the Denver New Play Summit in 2008. Years later Rebeck, the head writer on NBC's new theater-centric drama Smash, hired Grote to write for the show - and not a moment too soon.  Read More

January 11, 2012

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Announces "Tweet Up" for Jason Grote Play

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces its inaugural “Tweet Up” in conjunction with the World Premiere of Civilization (all you can eat) written by Jason Grote and directed by Howard Shalwitz. The goal of these efforts is to open up the rehearsal process of a new play for select audience members interested in strengthening their engagement with Woolly Mammoth.  Read More


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