Monthly Archives: November 2011

John Douglas Thompson and Theatre for a New Audience Receive Fox Foundation Fellowship

Written on November 21, 2011 at 1:55 pm, by

We are thrilled to announce that actor John Douglas Thompson, hosted by Theatre for a New Audience, is among the recipients of the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship by the William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre. The program is designed to support actors’ professional and artistic…Read More »

Now Playing Through December 4: Fragments

Written on November 21, 2011 at 1:42 pm, by

“Unflinching and painfully funny, this is Beckett as it should be done.” – The Sunday Times  4 STARS **** “Exquisitely focused.” – Time Out New York Following acclaimed performances internationally, Theatre for a New Audience, in association with Baryshnikov Arts Center, presents the New York premiere of C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord’s Fragments…Read More »

Construction Update: A Strong Foundation

Written on November 20, 2011 at 2:37 pm, by

Theatre for a New Audience is now seven months into construction in Downtown Brooklyn’s BAM Cultural District. The 30-inch mat slab has been poured, consisting of 947 cubic yards of concrete. In pursuit of our goal of environmentally sustainable construction, the concrete mixture contains slag, a by-product of steel manufacturing. In addition to being a…Read More »

Fragments in the New York Times

Written on November 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm, by

Mining Life’s Hardships for a Vein of Comedy By CHARLES ISHERWOOD Published: November 15, 2011 Laughs are always erupting, like bubbles from the depths of tar pits, in the writings of Samuel Beckett. I sometimes wonder if his reputation for annihilating pessimism owes as much to photographs of him in the winter of his life…Read More »

Meeting Relatively Speaking

Written on November 4, 2011 at 2:30 pm, by

On Wednesday, November 2, Theatre for a New Audience friends and supporters attended a performance of the Broadway production Relatively Speaking, featuring three one-act plays by Ethan Coen, Elaine May, and Woody Allen, and directed by long-time Theatre for a New Audience friend and supporter John Turturro. Following the uproarious production, Turturro and members of…Read More »