Artist Insights Series: Theresa Rebeck


Hosted by: Rachel Berney Needleman – Director, What We’re Up Against

Joined by the cast of PRT’s production of What We’re Up Against

May 24th at 4pm – Youtube Live

Introduction by Marilyn Fox – Artistic Director

We are honored to have Theresa Rebeck as our first guest of the series, the award winning playwright. When we are all together again in the theatre, Ms. Rebeck’s play What We’re Up Against will open as a PRT Mainstage Subscription Show.

Please join Ms. Rebeck and the cast of PRT’s upcoming production of What We’re Up Against to discuss the play, playwriting, and Ms. Rebeck’s work. The event will be hosted by Rachel Berney Needleman, who directed What We Are Up Against.

Theresa Rebeck’s Bio

Theresa Rebeck is a prolific and widely produced playwright, whose work can be seen and read throughout the United States and abroad. Last season, her fourth Broadway play premiered on Broadway, making Rebeck the most Broadway-produced female playwright of our time. Other Broadway works include Dead Accounts; Seminar and Mauritius. Other notable NY and regional plays include: Seared (MCC), Downstairs (Primary Stages), The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann and Spike Heels (Second Stage), Bad Dates, The Butterfly Collection and Our House (Playwrights Horizons), The Understudy (Roundabout), View of the Dome (NYTW), What We’re Up Against (Women’s Project), Omnium Gatherum (Pulitzer Prize finalist). As a director, her work has been seen at The Alley Theatre (Houston), the REP Company (Delaware); Dorset Theatre Festival, the Orchard Project and the Folger Theatre. Major film and television projects include Trouble, starring Anjelica Huston, Bill Pullman and David Morse (writer and director), “NYPD Blue,” the NBC series “Smash” (creator), and the upcoming female spy thriller 355 (for Jessica Chastain’s production company). As a novelist, Rebeck’s books include Three Girls and Their Brother and I’m Glad About You. Rebeck is the recipient of the William Inge New Voices Playwriting Award, the PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Award, a Lilly Award and more.

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