Recent Theatre for a New Audience News

Theatre for a New Audience Expands 2014-2015 Season with Soho Rep’s AN OCTOROON

Theatre for a New Audience has announced that it will add Soho Rep.’s An Octoroon, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Sarah Benson, to its 2014-2015 Season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center. Click here to read The New York Times announcement.

NPR Interviews Peter Brook and the Cast of THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT

NPR recently spoke with Peter Brook on the play he wrote and directed with Marie-Hélène Estienne, The Valley of Astonishment, as well as actors Kathryn Hunter and Marcello Magni on their performances. Click here to listen to the radio interview.

NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS on Peter Brook and THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT

The New York Review of Books reviews The Valley of Astonishment and reflects on the career of Peter Brook.  Click here to read the review.

Praise for THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT from THE VILLAGE VOICE

The Village Voice recently gave a rave review to The Valley of Astonishment, written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne.  Click here to read the review.

THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT is a TIME OUT Critic’s Pick!

Time Out New York has selected The Valley of Astonishment as a Critic’s Pick.  Click here to read the review.

FINANCIAL TIMES Reviews THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT

Financial Times gives The Valley of Astonishment, written and directed Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne and featuring Kathryn Hunter, Marcello Magni, and Jared McNeill, a rave review.  Click here to read the article.

THE NEW YORK TIMES Praises THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT

The New York Times praises The Valley of Astonishment in their review of this new work written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne. Click here to read the review.

Julie Taymor on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Film in TIFF MAVERICKS Series

At this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, Julie Taymor premiered her film of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and gave a talkback as part of the Festival’s Mavericks series.  Click here or view the video of the talkback below.  

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Film

Variety interviewed Director Julie Taymor and Composer Elliot Goldenthal on their new film of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.  Click here to watch the video interview.

CULTURAL WEEKLY Calls A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Film Captivating and Mesmerizing

In their Toronto International Film Festival Diary, Cultural Weekly highlights the film of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed Julie Taymor. Critic Tod Hardin says he was “captivated” and “mesmerized” by the film. Click here to read the full Festival report.