George Street Playhouse's 2018-19 five-play mainstage season features a Tony Award-nominated play, a Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award winner set during the early days of the Civil Rights movement, a suspenseful courtroom drama, a heartwarming story of arriving in a strange land for the first time, and the world premiere of a new musical. Learn More
Lucas Hnath's plays include Hillary and Clinton, Red Speedo, The Christians, A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac’s Eye, and Death Tax. His work has been produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival of New Plays, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Gate Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, Royal Court Theatre, Soho Rep, Traverse Theatre, and Victory Gardens. He has been a resident playwright at New Dramatists since 2011. He is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect. He has received the Kesselring Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Award, two Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award Citations, an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Play, and an Obie. His work is published by Dramatists Play Service and Overlook Press.
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Betsy Aidem: George Street Playhouse: Mama's Boy, God of Carnage, Jolson Sings Again (under the direction of David Saint). Broadway: All the Way (opposite Bryan Cranston), Beautiful. Off-Broadway highlights include Celebration (Atlantic), The Metal Children and Mary Rose (Vineyard); Nikolai and the Others and Road (Lincoln Center); Crooked (Women’s Project); Stone Cold Dead Serious (Edge); Steel Magnolias (Lortel); A Lie of the Mind (Promenade); Balm in Gilead (Circle Rep and Minneta Lane). Regional: ART, Huntington, Long Wharf, Portland Stage, CATF, Williamstown, Hartford, Dorset, etc. Film: Irrational Man (Woody Allen), Margaret and You Can Count on Me (Kenneth Lonergan), The Bleeding House. TV: Orange is the New Black, The Americans, Rescue Me, The Big C, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order (7). OBIE for Sustained Excellence of Performance, IRNE nomination, BWW Award.
When we last saw Nora Helmer, she was slamming the door on life as she knew it, and embarking on a brave, bold and shocking new world as a woman on her own. Fifteen years later, she's returned to that same door, with a high-stakes game of unfinished business on her mind. Featuring the same characters from Ibsen's groundbreaking masterpiece, The New York Times called this Tony Award-nominated play “A smart, funny and utterly engrossing play” and Time Out New York said it is “modern in its language...and suspenseful in its plotting.”
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