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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Sunday, January 22, 2017

If I Forget: From the Playwright by Steven Levenson

If I Forget began for me with a question – what does it mean to be an American Jew at the beginning of the twenty-first century? I wanted to write a play that could explore the ways in whi…

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Friday, January 13, 2017

In Memoriam: Martha Swope by Tiffany Nixon

The photographer Martha Swope was a small-town girl from Texas who moved to New York City with dreams of becoming not a well-known photographer but a ballerina. While studying at the School …

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Interview with Director Gordon Greenberg by Ted Sod

Education Dramaturg Ted Sod talked to director Gordon Greenberg about his work on Holiday Inn. Ted Sod: Tell us about yourself. Where were you born and educated? Why did you want to become…

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Roundabout Remembers Carrie Fisher by Roundabout

The Roundabout family mourns the loss of the great Carrie Fisher. Carrie would be the first to say that her life took more twists and turns than most, even by the Hollywood standards that de…

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Theatre and Restorative Justice, Part III by Leah Reddy

We live in a world where young people, particularly young people of color, are disrespected and devalued. I don’t want the environments I create in the classroom—even if I’m just there…

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Berlin’s Musical Calendar by Nick Mecikalski

Irving Berlin wrote many of the songs in Holiday Inn specifically for the 1942 film itself—but several of them took different trajectories from what he originally planned. The following…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Theatre and Restorative Justice, Part II by Leah Reddy

We began our residency with several workshops that would give us insight into what our students’ strengths and interests were. We used the story of Axton Betz-Hamilton, a woman whose mothe…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

From the Artistic Director About New Plays at Roundabout by Todd Haimes

Dear Theatregoer, If you had told me ten years ago that Roundabout would be at the forefront of producing new American plays, I never would have believed you. I started our Roundabout Underg…

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Just Announced: Casting for IF I FORGET by Todd Haimes

I’m happy to announce the complete cast of Steven Levenson’s If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan. Please join me in welcoming Larry Bryggman (Lou), Maria Dizzia (Sharon), Tasha Lawr…

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Love, Love, Love: A Play-by-Play Look at Mike Bartlett by Roundabout

In under 10 years, Mike Bartlett has emerged as “one of our superstar playwrights,” according to the London Guardian. These are some of the milestone productions—from intimate chamber …

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