our partnership with barnard college: BLOWN YOUTH is March 6-8!

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Dipika Guha’s BLOWN YOUTH, our 2013-14 New Plays at Barnard commission directed by Alice Reagan, is March 6 to 8 at Barnard’s Glicker-Milstein Theater!  It presents an original, contemporary riff on William Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

With a company of Barnard/Columbia student actors AND

Set Design MARSHA GINSBERG     Lighting Design YI ZHAO
Costume Design KARA FEELY  Sound Design CHAD RAINES
Dialect Coach GRANT CHAPMAN

More information and tickets:   barnard.edu/theatre

Sponsored by    Barnard College Department of Theatre/Columbia University Major in Drama & Theatre Arts in partnership with New Georges

Read more about Dipika and the play — Adam Szymkowicz interviews the playwright!

We were gonna have this nice panel (canceled cause of snow) — watch for new date!

panelposterposter picture: ALICEGRACEANON by Kara Lee Corthron, directed by Kara-Lynn Vaeni.; pictured: Christina Pumariega, Carolyn Baeumler, Teresa Avia Lim; photo: Marcelo Añez.

Click here to read about New Plays at Barnard on TCG Circle!

A few years back, Barnard Assistant Professor and New Georges affiliated director Alice Reagan asked us to be a part of a new initiative, New Plays at Barnard, that would bring downtown artists and the new-play experience to her students.  Our first outing, THE EGG-LAYERS by Lauren Feldman, premiered in March 2012, and it was AWESOME.  We thought we’d do it again, this time by commissioning a play from the ground up — and next spring Dipika Guha’s BLOWN YOUTH will premiere at Barnard under Alice’s direction.

Alice was recently asked to write about our partnership for the Artistic Innovation blog salon curated by playwright (and NG affiliated artist!) Caridad Svich for the 2013 TCG National Conference.  So here it is on TCG Circle!  

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above: “The Egg-Layers” by Lauren Feldman, Directed by Alice Reagan; Barnard College/Columbia University with New Georges (2012); Scenery- Sandra Goldmark; Lights- Lenore Doxsee; Costumes- Roxana Ramseur; Sound- Jane Shaw; Photo Credit- Stephen Yang

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