Monthly Archives: May 2020

Video: Scott Newstok, James Shapiro and Emma Smith in Conversation about Shakespeare for our World

Written on May 30, 2020 at 4:42 pm, by

“And Look Another Way” — Authors and Professors Scott Newstok, James Shapiro and Emma Smith in Conversation about Shakespeare for our World Free and live-streamed (on Saturday, May 30) with Q&A moderated by Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz Click here to watch the full video. Learn more.

The New York Times: MAD FOREST

Written on May 24, 2020 at 1:49 pm, by

College Students Colonize the Divided Romania of ‘Mad Forest’ In a livestream production of Caryl Churchill’s 1990 tale of riot-torn Bucharest, quarantined Bard acting students grapple with revolution. Read the full article by Ben Brantley on The New York Times here.

American Theatre: MAD FOREST

Written on May 22, 2020 at 1:46 pm, by

Caryl Churchill’s ‘Mad Forest’ Gets Ready for Its Close-Up A Zoom production by Bard College students gets a second life as a TFANA co-presentation, with sets, lights, props, and live editing. Read the full article on American Theatre here.

FEFU AND HER FRIENDS nominated for 5 Drama Desk Awards

Written on May 6, 2020 at 7:14 pm, by

Congratulations to the company of FEFU AND HER FRIENDS—by María Irene Fornés, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz—on their five Drama Desk Award nominations. Outstanding Revival of a Play Fefu and Her Friends, Theatre for a New Audience Outstanding Scenic Design for a Play Adam Rigg, Fefu and Her Friends Outstanding Costume Design for a Play Montana…Read More »

Kathryn Hunter nominated for Drama League Distinguished Performance Award

Written on May 6, 2020 at 7:09 pm, by

Congratulations to Kathryn Hunter on her nomination for the Drama League’s Distinguished Performance Award for her role as Lady Timon in TIMON OF ATHENS—by William Shakespeare and  Thomas Middleton, directed by Simon Godwin. View the full list of nominees here.

TIMON OF ATHENS nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Award

Written on May 6, 2020 at 7:03 pm, by

Congratulations to the entire company of TIMON OF ATHENS—by William Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton, directed by Simon Godwin—on your Off Broadway Alliance Award nomination for Best Play Revival. View the full list of nominees here.

WNYC’s “All of It”: MAD FOREST

Written on May 5, 2020 at 1:52 pm, by

Director Ashley Tata and Gideon Lester, who runs the Fisher Center at Bard, join “All of It” host Alison Stewart to discuss Bard’s modified-Zoom-based production of Caryl Churchill’s play “Mad Forest,” which is co-produced by Theatre for a New Audience. Listen to the full segment on WNYC here.