Monthly Archives: November 2009

Actor John Douglas Thompson in W Magazine

Written on November 30, 2009 at 4:28 pm, by

This month’s W Magazine features actor John Douglas Thompson, who won acclaim for his performance as the title character in last spring’s production of Othello. John also appeared in the recent Theatre for a New Audience productions of Antony and Cleopatra and Oroonoko. He is currently earning rave review’s in Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on… Rinde Eckert

Written on November 23, 2009 at 3:10 pm, by

Orpheus X author, composer, and performer Rinde Eckert is no stranger to playing many roles. For more than twenty years, he has written, composed, performed, and directed works in opera, dance, film, and new music theatre. His pieces have toured throughout America, and have been presented at major festivals in Europe and Asia. Among his…Read More »

Season Begins with Orpheus X

Written on November 23, 2009 at 3:01 pm, by

Theatre for a New Audience kicks off our 30th Anniversary Season on December 2nd with the New York premiere of Orpheus X. Written and composed by Rinde Eckert and directed by Robert Woodruff (Chair, Saved), the music-theatre piece was originally produced in 2006 at Cambridge, Massachusetts’ American Repertory Theatre, where Woodruff served as artistic director.…Read More »

The Public Theater Honors Merle Debuskey

Written on November 23, 2009 at 3:00 pm, by

Legendary theatrical press agent and Theatre for a New Audience Artistic Council member Merle Debuskey was honored at a ceremony at The Public Theater on Wednesday, November 4. Friends and colleagues attended the event, paying tribute to Debuskey’s “invaluable contributions to The Public Theater and Free Shakespeare in the Park,” and presenting him with an…Read More »

Meet Orpheus X with Brooklyn’s Dreamers

Written on November 23, 2009 at 2:51 pm, by

Go behind the scenes of Theatre for a New Audience’s upcoming production of Orpheus X with Brooklyn’s Dreamers, the Theatre’s young patron’s group. Directly after an evening performance, meet the cast and members of the creative team at an exclusive party with drinks and snacks included! All proceeds benefit our new home in the BAM…Read More »


Written on November 23, 2009 at 2:45 pm, by

This season, join us for moderated post-production conversations and Q&A with noted artists and scholars. The events take place in the theatre immediately following some Saturday matinees. They are free and open to the public – no ticket purchase is necessary! For Orpheus X, both panels will include author and composer Rinde Eckert, plus the…Read More »