Topics – Production

January 27, 2014

Samuel D Hunter and Braden Abraham Talk Seattle Rep's "A GREAT WILDERNESS"

New Dramatists resident playwright Samuel D. Hunter and director Branden Abraham recently talked with Broadway World Seattle about the upcoming production of Samuel's play A Great Wilderness at Seattle Rep.  Read More

October 10, 2013

First Full Stage USA Project to Hit the Stage as Cornerstone Debuts New James McManus Play in November

New Dramatists resident James McManus is the first of five playwrights commissioned through Full Stage USA - a joint-project between ND and partner theaters across the country - to have his play debut. Los Angeles' Cornerstone Theater Company opens Love on San Pedro on November 7.  Read More

March 8, 2013

Larry Pine to Play Walt Disney in World Premiere of Lucas Hnath Play

Stage, screen and TV veteran Larry Pine will star as the iconic studio founder in the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney next month at New York's Soho Rep.  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 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

November 29, 2012

Q & A with Playwright Mia Chung

Playwright Mia Chung is a resident playwright at New Dramatists and a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. Mia recently spoke with WeLoveDC about playwriting, Asian-American representation in theater, and what the DC theater world has done to encourage her continued success.  Read More

November 14, 2012

Tarell McCraney’s Haitian "Antony and Cleopatra" Set for Miami

Big dreams for his Miami hometown have always figured in playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s globetrotting life in theater. Next season, one of those dreams will come true when South Florida’s GableStage, England’s Royal Shakespeare Company and New York’s Public Theater join forces to premiere McCraney’s new set-in-Haiti version of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.  Read More

October 24, 2012

ND Alum Ellen Maddow Previews The Talking Band's "Obskene" at HERE

by Ellen Maddow, New Dramatists Class of 2010

I am working on a deliciously challenging new theatre work that is opening on November 1 at HERE Arts Center. Its called Obskene and It is a Talking Band production conceived and directed by my colleague and fellow founding member, Tina Shepard. Obskene, the Greek word for offstage, refers to the violent and horrendous acts of violence that took place offstage in the classic Greek theatre. It is related to the modern word obscene.  Read More

October 5, 2012

LCT3 Announces New Production by Kirsten Greenidge

LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's programming initiative for new artists and new audiences, has announced two new productions for 2013. Resident playwright Kirsten Greenidge's Luck of the Irish will play January 28-March 10 at the Claire Tow Theater.  Read More

September 12, 2012

Daniel Beaty Discusses "Through the Night" Ahead of Cincinnati Playhouse Run

Resident playwright Daniel Beaty discusses his play Through the Night, running at Cincinnati Playhouse in The Park September 22 - October 21.  Read More

August 8, 2012

Todd Mountain Theater Project/Roxbury Arts Group Open 14th Season with Deb Margolin's One-Woman Show

Todd Mountain Theater Project with Roxbury Arts Group celebrates its 14th season with Good Morning Anita Hill It's Ginni Thomas...written and performed by Obie Award winner and New Dramatists resident playwright Deb Margolin.  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

July 30, 2012

New La MaMa Season to Feature Sheila Callaghan & Taylor Mac

Sheila Callaghan and Taylor Mac

La MaMa has announced the line-up for its 51st season, themed "Beyond Borders."  Read More

July 1, 2012

The New Group to Produce Francine Volpe World Premiere in 2012-13 Season

Off-Broadway’s The New Group has announced its 2012-2013 season, including the world premiere of Francine Volpe’s drama The Good Mother starring Gretchen Mol (Chicago).  Read More

June 6, 2012

J.T. Rogers: Complex "Gifts"

When J.T. Rogers’ play Blood and Gifts was in the midst of its off-Broadway run in 2011, the influential Council on Foreign Relations bought up the seats to one entire performance as a kind of field trip for diplomacy wonks and intelligence types.  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 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

March 13, 2012

Mia Chung, Kristoffer Diaz Among Those to Premiere New Works During Woolly Mammoth's 2012-2013 Season

Mia Chung and Kristoffer Diaz

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has announced productions for its 2012-2013 season, which will include world plays from Mia Chung and Kristoffer Diaz, among others.  Read More

February 24, 2012

Role Reversal: From Intern to Director

On a typical January morning this year Richard Maxwell, 44, woke up in his apartment at Manhattan Plaza, took the subway downtown from the Port Authority terminal and ended up inside the Performing Garage, where he went to work directing the most famous experimental theater troupe in the world, the Wooster Group, in a rehearsal of Eugene O’Neill’s Early Plays.  Read More


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