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Prometheus Firebringer Review: New York Magazine

“Prometheus Firebringer is a quietly stunning, brain-jangling piece of work. Dense and yet lucid, somehow both harrowing and playful, the play-lecture takes us along on a series of looping interrogations into how the omnipresence of AI is already rewiring our brains.” Read more from New York Magazine here. Prometheus Firebringer is playing now through October 1. Click…Read More »

Prometheus Firebringer Review: New York Times

“’Prometheus Firebringer’ ask(s) audiences to consider what Dorsen — taking a line from the French philosopher Bernard Stiegler’s ‘The Age of Disruption: Technology and Madness in Computational Capitalism’ (2019) — calls ‘the fundamental ethical question, the question of knowing whether this is the world we want.’” Read more from The New York Times here. Prometheus Firebringer is…Read More »

Michael Boyd, 68, Who Invigorated the Royal Shakespeare Company, Dies

Read the full obituary in The New York Times. Michael Boyd, who led the Royal Shakespeare Company as artistic director from 2002 to 2012, a decade in which he stabilized the organization while undertaking ambitious projects including a heralded New York residency and the mounting of the un-Shakespearean hit show “Matilda the Musical,” died on…Read More »

Director Erica Schmidt Interview in Vogue

“A Drama Desk-, Lucille Lortel-, and BAFTA-nominated director and writer of works for stage and screen, Erica Schmidt has an impressive track record of bringing historical works to bear on their contemporary contexts in original and incisive ways. In this powerful and searching production [of Orpheus Descending], starring Maggie Siff and Pico Alexander, the political…Read More »

Wedding Band Receives 3 Drama League, 4 Outer Critics Circle, and 4 Drama Desk Nominations

This week, Theatre for a New Audience’s production of Alice Childress’s Wedding Band received three Drama League Award nominations, four Outer Critics Circle Award nominations, and four Drama Desk Award nominations. These recent accolades are in addition to three Obies, seven Audelco nominations and two awards, and being named among the Best of 2022 Theatre…Read More »

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