Tag Archives | Serge Seiden

Ulysses on Bottles Mosaic

Spine: ‘Ulysses on Bottles’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC, Part of the 2017 Voice From a Changing Middle East Festival

Last night, Gilad Evron’s Ulysses on Bottles opened the Mosaic Theater Company’s 2017 Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival. Described as an allegory, Evron’s Ulysses challenges contemporary American and Israeli audiences to acknowledge some stark and painful national contradictions. In a nation obsessed by legal systems, how often does legality hide the grossest injustices? […]

Continue Reading
7522cb_4ce8f4376c524378b53e3254644b46ce-mv2_d_3000_3600_s_4_2

Interview: Co-Directors Serge Seiden and Vaughn Ryan Midder on ‘Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies,’ Now in World Premiere at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

I first encountered Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies five months ago, when it was presented at The Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival. Hearing the play at that first public reading was an electrifying experience. Now this dark comedy—the third in a series about coming of age in America—is having its world premiere as a fully-staged production […]

Continue Reading
DC METRO logo work3

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #12: Best Direction of Plays in Professional Theater in DC/MD/VA

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s honorees for Best Direction of Plays in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees! THE BEST DIRECTION OF PLAYS  in 2016 IN DC/MD/VA ARE: Paul Morella for A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas at Olney Theatre Center. Michael Baron for A Christmas Carol at Ford’s Theatre. Laurie T. Freed […]

Continue Reading
page-to-stage-festival_200x200

Page-to-Stage New Play Festival: ‘Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Mosaic Theater Company of DC Unveils Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies. Full Production Set for World Premiere in January 2017 One of the most highly anticipated new plays of the 2016-17 season—Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies—had its first public staged reading on Monday as part of The Kennedy Center’s 15th Annual Page-to-Stage Festival, held over […]

Continue Reading
jumanji_dc

Review: ‘Jumanji’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) finishes out its 2015-2016 Season with their fourth world premiere production, Jumanji. The adaptation was co-written by Sandra Eskin and ATMTC’s Artistic Director, Michael J. Bobbitt, and was based on Chris Van Allsburg’s book of the same name, which won the Caldecott Medal-a prize that goes to the artist of the […]

Continue Reading
Bad Jews 200x200 fixed

‘Bad Jews’ at The Studio Theatre

When I first saw Joshua Harmon’s brilliant play Bad Jews at The Studio Theatre about this time last year, I could not contain my enthusiasm. I praised it to the skies: Bad Jews is so over-the-top funny, so razor-sharp smart, and so plumb-the-depths profound that it left me gobsmacked in utter awe…. Bad Jews is a […]

Continue Reading
Mosaic Theater Co of DC 200x200

Mosaic Theater Company of DC Announces 36 Actors Slated for Their Inaugural Season by T. Chase Meacham

Helen Hayes Award winners and DC favorites join internationally recognized artists and strong newcomers in a company committed to telling diverse stories. Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces 36 actors so-far cast in the 2015-16 inaugural season: “The Case for Hope in a Polarized World.” This far-reaching pool of locally and internationally acclaimed actors represents […]

Continue Reading
images (35)

Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards – in Order of Presentation With 2 Videos

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN RED! Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play-HELEN Production Bonita Brisker Seven Guitars No Rules Theatre Company Katy Carkuff One Man, Two Guvnors 1st Stage Maggie Erwin Failure: A Love Story […]

Continue Reading
mosaic theater

Ari Roth’s Mosaic Theater Company Takes Off: Serge Seiden, Jennifer Nelson, Lorna Mulvaney, and T. Chase Meacham Join the Mosaic Theater Team

MOSAIC THEATER COMPANY OF DC TAKES GIANT STRIDES ON PATH FROM VISION TO LAUNCH Key financial support and acclaimed leadership team of Founding Artistic Director Ari Roth and Producing Director Serge Seiden build a firm foundation for inaugural season (Washington, D.C.). Momentum fueled by a national outpouring of financial support and the commitment of outstanding artistic leadership is propelling […]

Continue Reading
studio 2015 2016 logo 200x200

Studio Theatre Announces its Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 Line-Up

SEVEN PLAYS ANNOUNCED FOR STUDIO’S FALL AND WINTER 2015-2016 LINE-UP The inaugural year for Studio X programming The creation of Studio Cabinet, Studio’s affiliated artist program A new slate of commissioned playwrights. Artistic Director David Muse announced the fall and winter programming for Studio Theatre’s 2015-2016 season today. These eight plays include a world premiere […]

Continue Reading
BEST OF 2015 200X200 PIXELS

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #18: Best Directors of a Play in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Professional Theatres go to: Chris Abraham for Winners and Losers at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Ian Allen for George is Dead at The Klunch. Matt Bassett for The Typographer’s Dream at The Hub Theatre. Hanna Bondarewska for The Trap at Ambassador Theater. Joe […]

Continue Reading