Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Ora Jones will create the role of Therese, the town doctor who sounds the alarm over a public health crisis, in the 2022 world premiere of Jeff Talbott’s The Messenger, a riff on Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. At Pioneer Theatre Company in Utah, Wes Grantom directs a cast … Read Full Article→
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New Voices Series in CT Reads Plays By Jeff Talbott, Kenneth Jones, Kevin Renn, Laura Darrell, Joe Landry
Music Theatre of Connecticut launches New Voices — a non-musical pilot program that gives a spotlight to five contemporary plays by living authors in staged readings — Oct. 11 with Jeff Talbott’s mysterious relationship drama i. The 2021-22 series also includes the comedy Hollywood, Nebraska by Kenneth Jones, Oregon by Laura Darrell, Dirty Book by… Read Full Article→
The First Annual Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival welcomes playwrights, other theater practitioners, students and theatergoers from around country to shine a spotlight on new works suitable for college-age actors June 14-19 in the late playwright’s home state of Missouri. Five new plays — by Emily Bohannon, Lilly Camp, Rachel Graf Evans, Kevin Renn and Jeff Talbott … Read Full Article→
Henrik Ibsen’s classic 1882 play An Enemy of the People, about civic responsibility, greed, mob mentality and public health, gets a fresh spin in Jeff Talbott’s new drama The Messenger, to be developed in Pioneer Theatre Company’s Play-By-Play New Play Reading Series in March 2020. Wes Grantom will direct the staged reading in Salt … Read Full Article→
TAG-The Actors’ Group, the indie professional company known for its commitment to staging contemporary plays in intimate productions in Hawaii, presents the state premiere of Jeff Talbott’s gritty, tough and funny drama of class, opportunity and family, The Gravedigger’s Lullaby, Oct. 11-Nov. 3, 2019 in Honolulu.
The four-actor play — about a poor gravedigger who … Read Full Article→