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Manifesto: Mac Wellman

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
- | Segal Theatre

~Plosion of Imps

Mac Wellman

Photo by Timothy Keating

Artists Involved: Performed by David Greenspan.

Lead Artists: MAC WELLMAN’s recent work includes 3 2’s; or Afar at Dixon Place in October 2011.  In 2003 he received his third Obie, for Lifetime Achievement. He is Distinguished Professor of Playwriting at Brooklyn College.

DAVID GREENSPAN appeared in the premiere of Mac Wellman’s Second-hand Smoke at Primary Stages.  He has directed and/or performed in his own plays Jack, The Home Show Pieces and 2 Samuel 11, Etc. at Home, Dead Mother at the Public, She Stoops to Comedy (Obie) and Go Back to Where You Are at Playwrights Horizons, The Argument (Obie) with Target Margin, The Myopia with The Foundry, Jonas with Transport Group and with songwriter Stephin Merritt Coraline at Manhattan Class Company.  He has received two performance Obies: one for Terrence McNally’s Some Men and Goethe’s Faust, one for Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band. Other credits include premieres or New York premieres of works by David Adjmi, Sarah Ruhl, Todd Almond, Adam Rapp, Michi Barall, William Hoffman, Linda Chapman and Kate Moira Ryan, David Grimm, Kathleen Tolan, Harry Kondoleon, Paul Zimet and Ellen Maddow, José Rivera, Kirk Lynn, Lee MacDougall, Richard Foreman, Elizabeth Egloff, Jeffrey M. Jones and solo renditions of Barry Conners’ The Patsy and Gertrude Stein’s lecture, Plays.  Alumnus New Dramatists, Guggenheim and Lortel fellowships, Alpert Award and an Obie for Sustained Achievement.

Upcoming: Lecturer, The New Museum’s Proposition Series in January; Muazzez at the Fusebox Festival in Austin in April.



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