Recent Theatre for a New Audience News

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA on The Leonard Lopate Show!

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, Zachary Fine and Noah Brody joined artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz on The Leonard Lopate Show. For the full segment, listen here: Two Men Walk into a Shakespearean Comedy

New Video: Get a sneak peek at THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

See scenes from Fiasco Theater’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona, plus hear Fiasco co-Artistic Directors Jessie Austrian, Noah Brody, and Ben Steinfeld discuss their interpretation of Shakespeare’s early romantic comedy.

TIME OUT Gives ★★★★ to THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

Fiasco Theater’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a Time Out New York Critics’ Pick! Adam Feldman gives the production four stars and calls it “delightful…endearing.” Click here to read the full review.  

NEW YORK TIMES Critic’s Pick: THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls The Two Gentlemen of Verona, “beguiling…Fiasco Theater’s frolicking production…sees the play as ‘the spring of love’ having ‘the uncertain glory of an April day’…With an expansive imagination…and sparklingly lucid powers of interpretation…Fiasco has quickly become a force to reckon with in American theater.” Click here to read…Read More »

2015 Drama Desk Award Nominations

The 2014-2015 Drama Desk Awards nominations were announced April 23, 2014. Among those nominated are Tamburlaine the Great for Outstanding Revival of a Play; Cesar Alvarez (An Octoroon) and Arthur Solari & Jane Shaw (Tamburlaine the Great) for Outstanding Music in a Play; and Mimi Lien (An Octoroon) for Oustanding Set Design. Each year, the Drama Desk votes special awards to recognize excellence…Read More »

Drama League Nominations Consider AN OCTOROON, TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT, and John Douglas Thompson

The Drama League 2015 Award Nominations were announced on Tuesday, April 21st. Among those considered are our productions of Tamburlaine the Great for Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play, and Soho Reps’s An Octoroon for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play. John Douglas Thompson will also be considered for the Distinguished Performance Award.…Read More »

The New Yorker on Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON and “Reading Racist Literature”

The New Yorker staff writer Elif Batuman examines how we interact with the historical texts with uneasy themes, focusing on the dialogue between Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s AN OCTOROON and Dion Boucicault’s THE OCTOROON. Read the full article here.

A review of Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON by Time Out New York

Read a review of TFANA’s production of Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON in this recent Time Out post by Helen Shaw.

New York Post‘s 4-STAR review of Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON

“Directed with brilliance and ingenuity by Sarah Benson…”. Read the full review here.

Variety reviews Soho Rep.’s AN OCTOROON

“Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ subversively funny alternative version of Dion Boucicault’s 1859 melodrama about forbidden love in the Antebellum South…”, read the full review here.