Playwrights Horizons Archive

Playwrights Horizons Archive

Playwrights Horizons
Oct 25, 2013 6 min

Laura Heisler, The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters

Playwrights Horizons alum Laura Heisler discusses her character, Aubrey, what she considers her typical roles, and what it means to play "more animal, less human." Original music by Darron L West. Produced by 2013/14 Marketing Resident Nicole Dancel. (2013/14 season)
Oct 18, 2013 7 min

Marlane Meyer, The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters

Back for her third show at Playwrights Horizons, THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS, Blackburn prize winner Marlane Meyer talks about returning to Playwrights Horizons, her own Patron Saint, and why writing just may have saved her life (and someone else's). Original music by Darron L West. To watch a shorter, video version of this interview, visit http://youtu.be/pA_oGJwDtfo (2013/14 season)
Aug 23, 2013 7 min

Michael Friedman, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

MR. BURNS' Obie Award-winning composer Michael Friedman discusses his role in the play's development and the fascinating intersection of "The Simpsons" theme with Bernard Herrmann. Music: Mr. Herrmann's score from "Cape Fear." (2013/14 season)
Aug 23, 2013 9 min

Anne Washburn, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

MR. BURNS playwright Anne Washburn on the origin of the play, its unique development process, and how "The Simpsons" came to represent the high culture of the future. Music from "Cape Fear" by Bernard Herrmann. (2013/14 season) To view a shorter, video version of this conversation, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dR01Ez6kFZw
Aug 02, 2013 8 min

Colleen Werthmann, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

MR. BURNS actor Colleen Werthmann discusses playing a Simpson, the process of creating the show, and moonlighting as a comedy writer. Produced by 2013/14 Marketing Resident Nicole Dancel. (2013/14 season)
Jul 31, 2013 14 min

2012/13 Resident Podcast

May 15, 2013 8 min

Isaiah Johnson, Far From Heaven

FAR FROM HEAVEN's Raymond, Isaiah Johnson, recounts his experience growing up military, working with Al Pacino in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, and discusses the benefits of originating a role in a major new musical at Playwrights Horizons. Featuring original music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie. Produced by 2012/13 season Marketing Resident Katie Stoppiello.
May 08, 2013 12 min

Scott Frankel & Michael Korie, Far from Heaven

The composer and lyricist of the musical FAR FROM HEAVEN, based on the 2002 film written and directed by Todd Haynes, discuss the genesis of the piece, their fruitful collaboration with Kelli O'Hara, and how Playwrights Horizons has become their artistic home. Featuring music from the production. (2012/13 season)
Mar 12, 2013 7 min

Tanya Barfield & Leah Silverman, The Call

Playwright Tanya Barfield and Obie Award-winning director Leigh Silverman discuss Barfield's play THE CALL, international adoption, and the struggle to write. THE CALL was a co-production between Playwrights Horizons and Primary Stages. (2012/13 season)
Mar 01, 2013 5 min

Kerry Butler, The Call

Listen to Tony Award nominated actress Kerry Butler, star of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN and XANADU, talk about performing for ice cream, her common ground with Daniel Day-Lewis, and her personal connection to her role in THE CALL. Produced by 2012/2013 season Marketing Resident Katie Stoppiello. (2012/13 season)
Playwrights Horizons Archive
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Performing Arts
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62
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This show is on a break or finished.
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