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AMERICAN THEATRE | Offscript: Revisiting the NICU with Mike Lew and Moritz von Stuelpnagel

AMERICAN THEATRE | Offscript: Revisiting the NICU with Mike Lew and Moritz von Stuelpnagel


Mike Lew and Moritz von Stuelpnagel.

Offscript, American Theatre’s flagship podcast for various years, is again as a Fb Stay chat with the journal’s editors and particular company in addition to an audio podcast.

This month we discuss to playwright Mike Lew and director Moritz von Stuelpnagel concerning the world premiere of tiny father, a brand new play co-produced by Chautauqua Theater Firm and Barrington Stage Firm. This work was impressed by the start of his and spouse/fellow playwright Rehana Lew Mirza’s second youngster, who was born an excessive preemie and spent 4 months within the hospital within the neonatal intensive care unit. The play follows a single, uninsured freelancer who’s confronted with the sudden accountability of fatherhood when an off-the-cuff relationship leads to a dangerously untimely child. tiny father was initially commissioned by Audible as a part of the Audible Theater Rising Playwrights Fund, was additional developed by Corridor Brooks on the Cape Cod Theatre Challenge, and obtained the 2022 L. Arnold Weissberger Award for Playwriting.

Lew’s different performs embrace Teenage DickTiger Fashion!Bike America, and microcrisis, and the e-book to the musical Bhangin’ It with Rehana Mirza and Sam Willmott. Along with directing Lew’s Tiger Fashion! and Teenage Dick, Moritz von Stuelpnagel is thought for guiding the 2015 Broadway manufacturing of Hand to God, the 2017 revival of Current Laughter, and the world premiere of The Thanksgiving Play.

Critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been overlaying the Up to date American Theater Pageant for the reason that mid nineties. This yr’s lineup included world premieres by Chisa Hutchinson, José Rivera, Jeffrey Lieber, and extra. Rousuck’s epistolary novel Please Write is being printed by Bancroft Press.

You’ll be able to obtain the episode right here and watch the unique Fb chat right here. If in case you have any suggestions or options for Offscript, please attain out to at@tcg.org.

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