Monthly Archives: April 2009

Drama League Announces 2009 Award Nominees

Written on April 22, 2009 at 3:48 pm, by

We are proud to announce that each production from our 2008-2009 season received a play or artist nomination by The Drama League. Distinguished production of a play:√Ǭ†Chair Distinguished Performance:√Ǭ†John Douglas Thompson, Othello Distinguished Performance: Christian Camargo, Hamlet√Ǭ†√Ǭ† Distinguished Performance: Bruce Myers, The Grand Inquisitor Winners will be announced at a luncheon on May 15. For…Read More »

The New York Times Highlights Our Theatre’s Quandary: Hit Shows, No Home

Written on April 15, 2009 at 5:10 pm, by

Having two back-to-back,√Ǭ†critically acclaimed, sold-out productions is a problem that every theatre would like to have.√Ǭ†However, this situation creates a unique challenge for√Ǭ†Theatre for a New Audience: consecutive hits (Hamlet and Othello)√Ǭ†that the Theatre has produced√Ǭ†in rented space, with little flexibility to extend. In a recent article in The New York Times, Patrick Healy writes…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on… Rehabilitation Through the Arts

Written on April 15, 2009 at 4:24 pm, by

At Woodbourne Correctional Facility in upstate New York, a group of twenty inmates are in rehearsal for Starting Over, a play about the impact of incarceration on families. The group wrote and developed the work under the guidance of Arin Arbus, Theatre for a New Audience’s Associate Artistic Director and director of this season’s acclaimed…Read More »

Theatre for a New Audience Leads Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

Written on April 14, 2009 at 4:09 pm, by

The 2009 Lucille Lortel Award nominations have been announced, and Theatre for a New Audience has been honored with ten nominations for our work this season√¢‚Ǩ‚Äùmore than any other company! Othello, which performed a sold-out run earlier this year and returns this month for a sold-out remount at The Duke on 42nd Street, received six…Read More »