UpClose: A Conversation with KPOP
Following their extended and sold-out run, members of the cast and creative team of KPOP come to The Drama League Theater Center to discuss the creation of the groundbreaking musical and the conversation it’s opened up about Asian and Asian American voices in theatre.
12/7/2017 7:00 PM
UpClose: Describe the Night
Broadway veterans Danny Burstein (Fiddler on the Roof), Max Gordon Moore (Indecent), and Tina Benko (The Crucible) join The Drama League for an intimate discussion of their roles in Describe The Night, a new play by Rajiv Joseph performing at the Atlantic Theater this winter. Moderated by the playwright himself, this is a conversation you don’t want to miss!
12/18/2017 7:00 PM
UpClose: A Conversation with George C. Wolfe

Few theatre directors have imprinted upon the Americanmind like George C. Wolfe has, with iconic productions of Topdog/Underdog, Angels in America, The Wild Party, Jelly’s Last Jam, and more.  As he approaches his upcoming Broadway revival of The Iceman Cometh starring Denzel Washington, Mr. Wolfe sits down with The Drama League to discuss hiswork in theater, television and film over the past four decades.

1/16/2018 7:00 PM
UpClose: A Conversation with Anne Bogart

Internationally-renowned for productions with her ensemble SITI Company, as well as her advocacy for Viewpoints and Suzuki training methodologies, director and author Anne Bogart has transformed generations of theatre directors.  In this candid conversation, Ms. Bogart will explore her career’s legacy and offer possible clues as to the future of directing.

1/17/2018 7:00 PM
How To Apply For A Fellowship
Join Drama League Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks and Program Director, Sherri Eden Baber for a discussion on applying for a Drama League Directing Fellowship.
1/18/2018 2:30 PM
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Drama League Directors Project Alumni reading

A new play by Alex Rubin

Directed by 2016 Directors Project Alumna Ilana Ransom Toeplitz

Tony Award Nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away) leads a reading of this Alex Rubin’s provocative new work.  In a quiet New Jersey beach town Kari, Rachel, Janet, and Joy -- the 1988 graduates of Deena Boyd’s Home for Disturbed Young Women -- are about to have a very unusual reunion.  Thirty years later, their lives have taken vastly different directions, but one secret still unites them.

1/19/2018 3:00 PM
HOW TO READ A PLAY: A Conversation and Book Signing
How To Read A Play: Script Analysis for Directors, published earlier this year by Routledge, is the brainchild of Chicago-based director Damon Kiely.  Threading together interviews with over forty of the most acclaimed directors working today, Kiely distills the shared knowledge of today’s brightest visionaries into a working process for 21st-century directors.  In this panel discussion, Kiely is joined by three of the directors interviewed: Anne Kauffman (Marvin’s Room, Mary Jane), Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy, Bella: An American Tall Tale) and Kimberly Senior (Disgraced).
1/19/2018 5:00 PM

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