Join Simon Stephens (author of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME) in conversation with Christian Parker about his latest play HEISENBERG. HEISENBERG premiers June 3rd at the Manhattan Theatre Company, directed by Mark Brokaw with Denis Arndt & Mary-Louise Parker.
Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens is one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights. The author of more than twenty stage plays, including PUNK ROCK, PORT, THREE KINGDOMS and PORNOGRAPHY, as well as the celebrated adaptation of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, he is a former tutor on the Royal Court Young Writers Programme. Awards include the Pearson Award for Best New Play, 2001, for PORT; Olivier Award for Best New Play for ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD, 2005; Best Foreign Playwright, as voted by German critics in Theater Heute's annual poll, 2007; the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland for Best New Play, 2008 for PORNOGRAPHY; and the Olivier Award for Best New Play, 2013, for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME.
Christian Parker is a director, dramaturg and teacher who recently stepped down as Associate Artistic Director at the Atlantic, after nearly thirteen years with the company, in order to prioritize his freelance career. At Atlantic he collaborated closely with Neil Pepe on programming and producing the season, and oversaw commissioning and new play development. He directed several times for the company, including The Hiding Place by Jeff Whitty, Arrangements by Ken Weitzman, Birth and After Birth by Tina Howe, and Make Me by Leslie Ayvazian, as well as several short plays in 10x20 and 10x25. He is Associate Professor and Chair of the graduate Theatre program at Columbia University, where he oversees the concentration in Dramaturgy. He has also worked directing and developing plays at Sundance Theatre Labs, the O'Neill Center, the Lark, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Keen Company, P73, the Labyrinth Theatre Company, and Soho Rep, among others. He is the newly appointed Resident Director of the Kenyon Playwrights Conference. He began his career as the Literary Manager at Manhattan Theatre Club, and holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MFA from Columbia.
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