The playwright behind the most demonic hand puppet in history tells Backstage how to follow your wildest impulses—and turn them into a sensational piece of theater.
Ensemble Studio Theatre
The award-winning playwright collective’s artistic directors chat about the vigorous formula that repeatedly fosters the theater scene’s new blood.
In the overstuffed “Isaac’s Eye,” at Ensemble Studio Theatre, playwright Lucas Hnath depicts a 1665 clash between scientists Isaac Newton and Robert Hooke in clichéd modern speech.
The effects of the hostilities in Northern Ireland during the 1980s is given an anguished, irreverent, often hilarious treatment in the world premiere of Nate Rufus Edelman’s powerful anti-war work.
The casting director cut her teeth at New York's Ensemble Studio Theatre, with actor Mark Ruffalo, before becoming one of the top CDs in Hollywood.