Other theatre work, 2016

 

Oslo, a new play by J. T. Rogers
Developmental workshop
Directed by Bartlett Sher
Lincoln Center Theatre, NYC
With: Michael Aranov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Jonathan Hadary, Jeb Kreager, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Robert Petkoff, Tony Shaloub, Joseph Siravo, T. Ryder Smith, Jennifer Van Dyke
Stage Manager: Karen Evanskoulous
January 19-23, 2016

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The Gaba Girl, a new play by Cheri Magid
Workshop production
Directed and Designed by T. Ryder Smith
University of the South, Sewanee, TN
With: Nigel DeFriez, Libby Matthews, Megan Roberts, Josh Tyson
Stage Manager: Allie Puneky
Production Assistant: Richard Clements
April 4-6, 2016

Based on actual people and events, The Gaba Girl follows the social career of a wax mannequin which briefly became a celebrity and fashion icon in the 1930s, and the tangled three-way – and four-way – romantic relationships of those closest to the phenomenon: the mannequin’s creator, Lester Gaba, Broadway director and future film director Vincent Minnelli, and Cynthia Wells, the mysterious socialite who was the model for the mannequin.

 

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Above, top to bottom: Nigel DeFriez; Josh, Tyson; Libby Mathews and Nigel DeFriez; Megan Roberts and Libby Matthews, Libby and Nigel.

 

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Oslo, a new play by J. T. Rogers
Developmental workshop
Directed by Bartlett Sher
Lincoln Center Theatre, NYC
With: Michael Aranov, Anthony Aziz, Marin Ireland, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo,
T. Ryder Smith
Stage Manager: Cambra Overend
April 18-20, 2016

 

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Hedda Gabler, a play by Henrik Ibsen
Adapted by Brian Friel
Staged reading
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
First Look Festival: Ibsen
Classic Stage Company, NYC
With: Blair Brown, Cathy Curtin, Gabriel Ebert, Carter Hudson, Ruthie Ann Miles, Colby Minifie, T. Ryder Smith
Stage directions read by Neil D’Astolfo
Stage manager: Natalie Gee
June 27, 2016

 

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The Fateful Year, a new play by Jim Fuld
Developmental reading
Directed by Jim Fuld
Manhattan Theatre Club studios, NYC
With: Brad Fleischer, Angus Hepburn, David Andrew Macdonald, T. Ryder Smith
August 2, 2016

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Daddy, a new play by Jeremy Harris
Developmental reading
Yale Playwrights Studio, CT
With: John Colley, Evelyn Giovine, Louisa Gummer, Sahina Sidhu, T. Ryder Smith, et al.
October 13, 2016

 

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