Recent Theatre for a New Audience News
June 22nd, 2017
June 12th, 2017
Step into the rehearsal room of MEASURE FOR MEASURE, a dark comedy by William Shakespeare, featuring Jonathan Cake, Cara Ricketts, and Thomas Jay Ryan, and directed by Simon Godwin
May 18th, 2017
“The written information is so potent and so artfully constructed that it opens up a tremendous world of the imagination for any actor who’s willing to find the freedom within the form.” View scenes from HAPPY DAYS as actors Dianne Wiest and Jarlath Conroy and director James Bundy discuss Samuel Beckett’s modern masterpiece.
May 5th, 2017
“A GREAT PERFORMANCE…Extraordinary…Dianne Wiest is radiant…heartbreaking…she shows us what a deeply womanly role Beckett has written, albeit one whose tragedy is refracted through a distorting comic lens… Ms. Wiest has called it a ‘Hamlet’ for women.” – Jesse Green, The New York Times CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL REVIEW
May 5th, 2017
“A powerful performance…a deeply unsettling production.” – Edward Rothstein, The Wall Street Journal CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL REVIEW
April 29th, 2017
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
April 28th, 2017
HAPPY DAYS: Production Photos
April 26th, 2017
Movement coach Jessica Wolf explains the behind-the-scenes techniques used by Dianne Wiest as she becomes Winnie in HAPPY DAYS. Read the full piece in American Theatre Magazine here.
April 14th, 2017
HAPPY DAYS: First Rehearsal
March 27th, 2017
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.