Wednesday, April 19, 2017

THE PRICE: Arthur Miller by Roundabout

A Childhood during the Great Depression Arthur Miller was born in October 1915, on West 110th Street, to parents of Polish Jewish descent. His father Isidore was a prosperous coat manufactur…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Interview with Teaching Artist Gail Winar by Sarah Kutnowsky

Master Teaching Artist Gail Winar has been on Roundabout’s Teaching Artist roster for the past twenty years. During the day, Gail can be found in classrooms all over New York leading resid…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE: Interview with Actor Jessica Hecht by Roundabout

Ted Sod: Where were you born and educated?  When did you decide to become an actress? Did you have any great teachers who influenced you? Jessica Hecht: I was born in Princeton, New Jersey,…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE: A Conversation with Scholar Dr. Susan Abbotson by Leah Reddy

On March 11, 2017, Dr. Susan Abbotson spoke about Arthur Miller’s The Price with teaching artist Leah Reddy as part of Roundabout Theatre Company’s lecture series. An edited transcript …

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE: Designer Statements by Roundabout

DEREK MCLANE — SET DESIGN The Price takes in the late 1960s and, interestingly, Arthur Miller said that this play was his response to the Vietnam War. The setting is located in an attic a…

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE: American Consumerism by Roundabout

In The Price, the Franz family is forced to deal with the practical and emotional results of financial decisions made during the Great Depression. The play takes place in 1968, and money dom…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

On The Exhale: Designer Statements by Roundabout

Rachel Hauck—Set Design On The Exhale could be set anywhere, Martín does not specify a location. Leigh, Martín, Marin and I had some long conversations about what the liminal space might…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Just Announced: Casting for MARVIN’S ROOM by Todd Haimes

I’m very happy to announce the first bit of casting for Scott McPherson’s Marvin’s Room, directed by Anne Kauffman. Please join me in welcoming Janeane Garofalo (Lee), Lili Taylor (Bes…

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

On The Exhale: Interview with Playwright Martín Zimmerman by Ted Sod

Ted Sod: Please give us some background information on yourself: Where were you born and educated? When did you decide to become a playwright? Martín Zimmerman: I was born in Maryland outsi…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

ON THE EXHALE: Read, Watch, Do by Morgan Grambo

TO READ Short Plays of Martín Zimmerman: Foreign Tongue & Coffee, Olive, and Everything Between These two ten-minute plays by Martín Zimmerman manage to thoughtfully explore the theme…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

IF I FORGET: A Conversation with Playwright Steven Levenson by Ted Sod

On February 18, 2017, Steven Levenson spoke about If I Forget with education dramaturg Ted Sod as part of Roundabout Theatre Company’s lecture series. An edited transcript follows. Ted Sod…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE: Watch, Read, Listen by Morgan Grambo

Arthur Miller is a playwright who needs no introduction. One of the great American playwrights of the Twentieth Century, his canon, which is stock full of classics, includes All My Sons (194…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE: Interview with Director Terry Kinney by Roundabout

Ted Sod: Where were you born and educated? How did you become an actor and a director in the theatre? Did you have any teachers who had a profound influence on you? Terry Kinney: I grew up i…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

On The Exhale: Trauma and the Brain by Roundabout

Trauma is the Greek word for “wound.” In ancient time it referred to a physical wound, but today trauma is also understood as an emotional wound. Experiencing a traumatic event changes t…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

If I Forget: Designer Statements by Roundabout

DEREK MCLANE—SET DESIGN When I first read Steven Levenson’s If I Forget, my brain started to figure out the ground plan or the geometry of this particular house. Basically, my job is to …

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

On The Exhale: Interview with Actor Marin Ireland by Ted Sod

Ted Sod: Where were you born and educated? Where did you get your training? Marin Ireland: I was born in Camarillo, California, where the state mental hospital used to be. Now the mental hos…

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IF I FORGET: Read, Watch, Listen by Rory McGregor

From the playwright of the smash-hit musical Dear Evan Hansen and previous Roundabout shows The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin and The Language of Trees comes the fiery new family d…

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

If I Forget: Interview with Director Dan Sullivan by Ted Sod

Ted Sod: Why did you choose to direct Steven Levenson’s If I Forget?  Daniel Sullivan: I was interested in the play. I feel the ideas regarding the direction Israel is going in are impor…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

On The Exhale: Guns on Campus by Roundabout

“Based on current trends, the problem is likely to become much graver over the next decade. It is imperative that lawmakers, policymakers, college administrators, law enforcement and other…

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Friday, February 24, 2017

On the Exhale: Solo Plays by Roundabout

A solo show (often also known as a “one person show”) can take many different forms, from just a comedian musing on stage to a piece of performance art. When we think of a solo show, man…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

If I Forget: The U.S. Before 9/11 by Roundabout

The Rise of the Internet Today, we pull smartphones out of our pockets to look up information, stream music, and watch videos. But back in 2000, the most common way to access the Internet wa…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

If I Forget: Tenleytown by Roundabout

It’s a store. It’s a parcel of property. It’s not some kind of magical place. There are no magical places. There’s just dirt. It’s all the same dirt. -Michael, If I Forget In If I …

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

On The Exhale: Interview with Director Leigh Silverman by Ted Sod

Ted Sod: Why did you decide to direct On the Exhale? What do you feel the play is about? Does the play have personal resonance for you, and if so, how? Leigh Silverman: I think Marin Ireland…

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

If I Forget: Interview with Playwright Steven Levenson by Ted Sod

Ted Sod: What inspired you to write If I Forget? What do you feel the play is about? Does the play have personal resonance for you and if so, how? Steven Levenson: For a long time, I’d wa…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

From the Artistic Director: Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE by Todd Haimes

One of the greatest privileges of my career was working with Arthur Miller. Roundabout produced several revivals of Arthur’s plays over the years, and I can happily admit that this choice …

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Interview with Teaching Artist Mathilde Dratwa by Roundabout

Master Teaching Artist Mathilde Dratwa joined Roundabout’s Teaching Artist roster in 2012. She leads a variety of workshops and residencies for students all over New York City. She current…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

On the Exhale: Stay Informed, Stay Engaged by Roundabout

Martín Zimmerman’s On the Exhale draws audiences into the center of America’s most divisive—and urgent—debate. Every day, 90 people die from gun violence, and from 1966 to 2012, nea…

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From the Artistic Director About ON THE EXHALE by Todd Haimes

With the world premiere of On the Exhale, we proudly welcome Martín Zimmerman to the Roundabout family and add him to the extraordinary list of playwrights to be produced through this progr…

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

If I Forget: Interview with Actress Maria Dizzia by Ted Sod

Ted Sod: Where were you born and what made you decide to become and actress? Where did you get your training? Did you have any teachers who profoundly influenced you? Maria Dizzia:  I was b…

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Just Announced: 2017-2018 Off-Broadway Season by Roundabout

We are thrilled to announce a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway, including two commissions by Roundabout Underground alumni Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone) and Joshua Harmon (Bad…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

From the Artistic Director About IF I FORGET by Todd Haimes

The world premiere of If I Forget marks the third time that Roundabout is bringing Steven’s work to the stage. I would say third time’s the charm, but frankly, our first two outings with…

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