Monthly Archives: December 2008

This Just In…

Written on December 12, 2008 at 4:22 pm, by

The December 11, 2008 issue of Time Out New York includes a feature on the connection between Robert Woodruff and Edward Bond, director and playwright of Chair, respectively. Click here to read the article and see a slideshow of Woodruff’s haunting onstage images.

Chair Opens at The Duke on 42nd Street

Written on December 12, 2008 at 1:39 pm, by

Theatre for a New Audience presents the New York premiere of Chair, by Edward Bond, directed by Robert Woodruff. The play opened on December 11 and runs through December 28. In Chair, Bond envisions a haunting Orwellian world in which security is more important than freedom. In this repressive society, even the single kindly gesture…Read More »

Theatre Gears Up for Second Capital Campaign Benefit

Written on December 12, 2008 at 1:38 pm, by

Following the success of the Inaugural Capital Campaign Benefit in February 2008, which raised more than a quarter million dollars, Theatre for a New Audience is preparing to present another night of fine food, wine, and entertainment, all in support of our first permanent home. The event will take place on January 26, 2009, in…Read More »

Theatre’s Education Director In the Field

Written on December 12, 2008 at 1:37 pm, by

For the third year in a row, the Theatre√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Education Director, Joe Giardina, co-chaired the annual Face to Face Conference. This year√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s conference, held in October at New York University and attended by more than 500 metropolitan area arts educators, addressed current issues faced by arts education organizations in the New York area. As co-chair,…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on… Robert Woodruff

Written on December 12, 2008 at 1:36 pm, by

Following his acclaimed production of Edward Bond√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Saved in 2001, American theatre director Robert Woodruff returns to Theatre for a New Audience to direct this season√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s production of Bond√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Chair. Woodruff√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s career began in 1972 when he co-founded San Francisco’s Eureka Theatre. In 1976, he established the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, where he first worked…Read More »

Join Brooklyn’s Dreamers This Spring!

Written on December 12, 2008 at 1:31 pm, by

Are you passionate about the arts? Do you like to have fun and meet new people? Join Brooklyn√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Dreamers for exclusive parties with each of our spring productions, Othello and Hamlet. See the production, then gather for cocktails and apps with members of the cast. All proceeds go toward the building of the Theatre√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s first…Read More »

The Grand Inquisitor at the 92nd Street Y

Written on December 12, 2008 at 1:30 pm, by

On Monday, November 10, Theatre for a New Audience participated in √¢‚Ǩ≈ìAn Evening of Dostoevsky: The Grand Inquisitor√¢‚Ǩ¬ù at the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y. Bruce Myers, long-time Peter Brook collaborator and actor in the Theatre√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s recent presentation of The Grand Inquisitor, read scenes and participated in a discussion of the play…Read More »