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Theater for a New Audience: What a gorgeous season! Kudos to Jeffrey Horowitz. The theater literally has a picture of Shakespeare on the front of it, and yet it is managing to put women front and center. As I believe the Bard said in Love’s Labors Lost, “From women’s eyes, this doctrine I derive: hire them in droves.” Grade:…Read More »
Be Staged Next Year" rel="bookmark">New York Times: A New Adrienne Kennedy Play Will Be Staged Next Year
Adrienne Kennedy, whose surrealism-tinged dramas have addressed race and violence in American society since the 1960s, will have a new play, her first in nine years, as part of the coming season at Theater for a New Audience. The Theater for a New Audience season also includes “Marcel + The Art of Laughter,” a double…Read More »
HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX By Adrienne Kennedy Directed by Evan Yionoulis January 18 – February 11, 2018 WORLD PREMIERE Set in Montezuma, Georgia, and New York City in 1941, this new work by one of America’s greatest living dramatists is a heartbreaking and nail-biting memory tale of segregation, theatrical yearning, and…Read More »
Arbus, Kecia Lewis, and Riccardo Hernandez Win at the 2017 Obies" rel="bookmark">Theatre for a New Audience, Arin Arbus, Kecia Lewis, and Riccardo Hernandez Win at the 2017 Obies
This year’s Obie Awards ceremony featured awards for Theatre for a New Audience, director Arin Arbus, actor Kecia Lewis, and designer Riccardo Hernandez. Theatre for a New Audience received The Ross Wetzsteon Award for “exceptional enterprise in its approach to classics or in creating innovative new work.” Arin Arbus received an Obie Award for her…Read More »
Obies-Honored Set Designers Took Us To The Moors, Vietnam — and New Jersey" rel="bookmark">The Village Voice: Obies-Honored Set Designers Took Us To The Moors, Vietnam — and New Jersey
The Village Voice talks to The Skin of Our Teeth set designer Riccardo Hernandez, winner of a 2017 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Set Design, about his design for Thornton Wilder’s classic play. Click Here to read the full article and view designs and models of the Skin of Our Teeth set.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Electrifying ‘Measure for Measure’ at TFANA’s Polonsky Shakespeare Center" rel="bookmark">Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Electrifying ‘Measure for Measure’ at TFANA’s Polonsky Shakespeare Center
“There is so much to love in this production. Cara Ricketts is an incandescent Isabella. She delivers a mesmerizing performance. Jonathan Cake is a charismatic Duke. And Thomas Jay Ryan brings depth and nuance to the role of Angelo. Simon Godwin directs a stellar cast in an electrifying, high-energy staging.” – Lore Croghan, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“A powerful performance…a deeply unsettling production.” – Edward Rothstein, The Wall Street Journal CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL REVIEW
Bundy On Beckett’s ‘Happy Days’" rel="bookmark">The Leonard Lopate Show: Dianne Wiest, James Bundy On Beckett’s ‘Happy Days’
Academy Award-winning actress Dianne Wiest and Yale Rep Artistic Director James Bundy join us to discuss their production of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days.” Wiest stars as Winnie, a woman living in a waist-high mound of dirt, who carries out a daily routine while talking to her husband, Willie. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE FULL SEGMENT
Brooklyn Cultural Organizations Unite in Defense of NEA & NEH" rel="bookmark">Eleven Brooklyn Cultural Organizations Unite in Defense of NEA & NEH
Theatre for a New Audience is proud to join other Brooklyn cultural organizations in support of the National Endowment for the Arts & the National Endowment for the Humanities. Click here to read the full statement.