Faculty News

Faculty News


Laura Esterman performs in THE WOMAN’S PARTY with Clubbed Thumb, April 22-May 6, 2021.

Mercedes Ruehl will star in Guild Hall’s 90th season celebration, beginning May 23.

Jessica Hecht performs in PERIOD PIECE, consisting of 36 monologues by 36 different playwrights, April 12-26. She is also set to star in Season 2 of SPECIAL.

Ashish Pant directs THE KNOT which is featured at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival as an Official Selection, International Competition, March 31-April 10, 2021.

Marsha Mason directs JERICHO with New Normal Rep, March 4-April 4, 2021.

Amanda Quaid‘s play CIRCUMSTANCES AFFECTING THE HEAT OF THE SUN’S RAYS was presented as the opening reading at the 2021 First Light Festival on February 25, 2021.

Russell G. Jones stars in the world premiere of the new audio play DIGGING IN THE DARK by Pearl Cleage, which released on February 26, 2021.

Marsha Mason stars in SORRY, WRONG NUMBER with Keen Company at 7pm on February 15, 2021.

Theresa Buchheister and Ryan William Downey present THE EXPONENTIAL FESTIVAL, a month-long festival in January dedicated to New York City-based emerging artists working in experimental performance.

Joan La Barbara portrays Honorata in ONLY YOU WILL RECOGNIZE THE SIGNAL, available for streaming through Here Art Center until February 17, 2021.

Peter Francis James is currently filming and will star in upcoming episodes of THE GODFATHER OF HARLEM.

Jessica Hecht stars in the new indie film THE ATLANTIC CITY STORY.

Russell G. Jones stars in the new radio play RETREAT from National Black Theatre, November 19-22, 2020.

Dael Orlandersmith will have her solo show UNTIL THE FLOOD rebroadcast beginning November 15, 2020 as part of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater’s Fall 2020 virtual lineup.

Melissa Errico performed in the concert LOVE, DESIRE & MYSTERY alongside Adam Gopnik on October 14, 2020, now available to stream.

Dael Orlandersmith received the prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award for theater from the DDCF.

Fran Kirmser produces Florencia Iriondo’s SOUTH, scheduled to premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on October 14, 2020.

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