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Michael Boyd, Artistic Director, Royal Shakespeare Company, Recipient of Eighth Annual Scripps Award

Michael Boyd (featured in the video below) was appointed Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in July 2002 with a mission to reinvigorate the Company as an ensemble, and recommit to a socially engaged, contemporary and internationalist approach. Before joining the RSC, he was a founding Artistic Director of the Tron Theatre in…Read More »

The Cast of The Taming of the Shrew visits the Theatre’s Construction Site

On Friday, April 20, just a day before their final weekend of sold-out performances of the New York Magazine Critic’s Pick, The Taming of the Shrew, the cast of the production visited the site of Theatre for a New Audience’s first home in the BAM Cultural District in Downtown Brooklyn. Donning hard hats, the cast…Read More »

Announcing the Council of Scholars

Theatre for a New Audience is establishing a Council of Scholars to expand the scope and depth of the Theatre’s humanities programs. The Council will have a fundamental role in advising the Theatre’s artistic and education leadership as it completes its Center for Shakespeare and classic drama as its first home in Downtown Brooklyn’s BAM…Read More »

An Interview with Paper Mâché Monkey of The Taming of the Shrew

If you saw our production of The Taming of the Shrew this spring, you likely noticed the beauty of the warm, wooden, Wild West-style set, designed by Donyale Werle. The set was realized by Paper Mâché Monkey, a newly founded, New York-based art studio specializing in sustainable design and the green fabrication of hand-made sculptures,…Read More »

The Taming of the Shrew on WNYC

Click here to listen to director Arin Arbus and composer Michael Friedman discuss their collaboration on The Taming of the Shrew on WNYC’s Soundcheck with John Schaefer. The show features a discussion about the play, and a live performance of music from the production by John Pankow (“When you Kiss an Italian Girl” ;left), Olwen…Read More »

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