Monthly Archives: February 2012

Reviews: The Broken Heart

Written on February 20, 2012 at 3:18 pm, by

“That’s an inspired touch.”  New York Times “Love collides with gory revenge in John Ford’s rarely produced tragedy, which is getting a welcome production from Theatre for a New Audience.  In Selina Cartmell’s astonishingly lucid and ravishingly beautiful production, the piece simply rivets audiences’ attention.” Theatermania “Theatre for a New Audience and director Selina Cartmell…Read More »

The Broken Heart Opening Night

Written on February 17, 2012 at 1:22 pm, by

The Broken Heart opened February 12, followed by a party supported by The Rolex Mentor & Protégé Arts Initiative. Above left, The Broken Heart actor Bianca Amato and director Selina Cartmell; right, director Julie Taymor and The Broken Heart assistant director Danya Taymor. To read about Selina Cartmell’s mentorship with Julie Taymor through the Rolex…Read More »

Associate Artistic Director Arin Arbus Directs at the Houston Grand Opera

Written on February 15, 2012 at 11:58 am, by

In 2009, after directing the Theatre’s acclaimed production of Othello, The New York Times called Arin Arbus “the most gifted new director to emerge this season.” She went on to direct the theatre’s productions of Measure for Measure and Macbeth, and is currently in rehearsals for The Taming of the Shrew. But this winter found…Read More »

What grows in Brooklyn? A tree and a new theater

Written on February 1, 2012 at 12:42 pm, by

Associated Press January 31, 2012 by MARK KENNEDY NEW YORK (AP) – In a season where little grows in the Northeast, something in Brooklyn is doing just that, foot by foot. The metal guts of what will be a sleek three-tiered glass box surrounding the Theatre for a New Audience’s 299-seat stage have gone up…Read More »