THE RED AND THE BLACK was produced in 2013 at Theatre at St. Clement's by Capolavori Productions .
HEART OF A DOG was produced in 1990 at CSC Repertory, New York and as a reading by Hawk and Handsaw Company in 1994, and in a different version in 1981 at the McCarter Theater, Princeton, New Jersey, and in 1982 at the University of California, Riverside.
THE SHEIK was produced as a reading at Medicine Show in 2007, and then as a production. .
THE LANDLORD'S DAUGHTER was produced as a reading at the Manhattan Theater Club and at Symphony Space. REDUCED VOLTAGE and CLEANING SOLUTION were produced at the Direct Theater, New York. JONATHAN WILD was produced at the Houston Playwright's Theater.
JUILLIARD DRAMA DIVISION
All these were student-initiated projects, and in each case I was asked to direct by the students. Three of these four projects were subsequently included in the Juilliard Spring Repertory.
A COUPLA WHITE CHICKS
FUNNYHOUSE OF A NEGRO
DUTCHMAN (with Wendell Pierce)
STREAMERS (with Ving Rhames).
CRESSID THEATER COMPANY
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (with Cady McClain)
THE WINTER'S TALE (with Mary Lou Shriber)
LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST (all three with music by Raphael Crystal)
THE THREE SISTERS with Shari Berman and Jacqueline Herbach.
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Act I Scene 3
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Act II Scene 5
Please see the directory of scenes filmed at ALL'S WELL FILMED.
RIVERSIDE SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE
KING LEAR! THE MUSICAL
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
NYU UNDERGRADUATE DRAMA
THE WINTER'S TALE
LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
--all with music by Raphael Crystal.
HAMLET in MR. SHAKESPEARE AND MR. PORTER.
Wilde's A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
PILGRIMAGE and HOTEL both by Elinor Amlen
THE SHEIK, first as a reading then as a production.
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
LOVE ME, LOVE ME NOT, produced on 42nd Street and in Muncie.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK!(ing lot)
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM .
UNCLE VANYA with Kevin Spacey and Tom Hewitt.
THE RIANT THEATRE NEW YORK STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
DAIRY FARM by Jacqueline Herbach.
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL
BREEZE OFF THE RIVER by Kyle Baxter.
THE COMPASSIONATE SHEPHERD THEATRE COMPANY
BOXED IN by Jacqueline Herbach
OPERA OF THE HAMPTONS
CARMEN with Tammy Hensrud, Marc Deaton and Richard Hobson.
For a review from the Long Island papers, click here.
Member of Lehman Engel's BMI Musical Theater Workshop from 1975 until Mr. Engel's death in 1982, and with Bill Grossman, Skip Kennon and Bob Trien wrote songs that were performed in three of the workshop's showcases. At Juilliard wrote additional lyrics for the 1985 production of THE BEGGAR'S OPERA (music arranged by Stanley Silverman and Edward Flower). Wrote lyrics for Raphael Crystal’s music for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, THE WINTER'S TALE and LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST, produced by Cressid at Lincoln Center and elsewhere, as well as for LOVE ME, LOVE ME NOT.
TEACHER PUBLICATIONS DRAMATURG TRANSLATIONS
For JUILLIARD (1981-1992): Instructor in Shakespearean verse acting; student project director; coordinator of the Playwrights-In-Residence Program; literary manager; dramaturg. For NEW YORK UNIVERSITY TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS DRAMATIC WRITING DEPARTMENT (1989-2013): "Shakespeare for Writers," a study of 12 of Shakespeare's plays. For NYU UNDERGRADUATE DRAMA DIVISION (1991-99): teacher, dramaturg and director for the Classical Studio, a comprehensive training program using the classical repertory; in the fall semester, 1999, taught Medieval Theater, a study of religious and secular drama in Middle English, Medieval French and Latin.
In 2006 he was interviewed with other acting teachers for an issue of BACKSTAGE.
"The Craft: Using double consonants to parse the Bard," June 7, 2007
"The Craft: When Shakespeare writes a pause," January 9, 2008
"The Craft: When Shakespeare rambles," September 4, 2008
JOURNAL of the CERISE PRESS:
"Where is Love's Labor's Lost?" July 1, 2009
JOURNAL of the CERISE PRESS:
"Where is Love's Labor's Won?" July 1, 2010
For JUILLIARD: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST, THE WINTER'S TALE, RICHARD III, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, THE PLOW AND THE STARS, FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH, NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, THE BEGGAR'S OPERA, THE THREE SISTERS, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL.
THE THREE SISTERS, UNCLE VANYA