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What: Keynote – Opening Plenary Session with Leigh Silverman

When: Sunday, October 24, 12pm – 1:30pm Eastern Time (9am – 10:30am Pacific Time)

Who: Leigh Silverman, Director of over 58 World Premiere Plays & Musicals, 2019 Obie
(Moderator): Debórah Eliezer, Social Activist, Artistic Director, foolsFURY Theater; San Francisco, CA

Leigh Silverman

Leigh Silverman

AJT Member Tickets: $15 for session ($99 for entire conference)
Non-Member Tickets: $25 for session ($99 for entire conference)

How: Register here for this single event or the entire conference


Description: A moderated keynote discussion about the future of our industry, the power of theatre in this moment, the influence of Jewishness on Leigh Silverman’s own work, and more. A question and answer period with attendees will follow. This event will open the conference. EVENT 1

This event will be recorded and made available to conference attendees for 30 days via a private link.

This event will open the conference. If you have questions, email conference@alljewishtheatre.org

About: Leigh Silverman has directed over 58 world premiere new plays and musicals.

Broadway:

  • Violet (Tony nomination); ChinglishWell.

Off-Broadway:

  • American Hero (2ST);
  • Kung Fu (Signature Theatre);
  • The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Playwrights Horizons);
  • The Call (Playwrights Horizons);
  • The Madrid (MTC);
  • Golden Child (Signature Theatre);
  • No Place to Go (Public Theater; Two River Theatre);
  • In the Wake (Center Theatre Group/Berkeley Repertory Theatre and The Public Theater, Obie Award, Lortel nomination);
  • Go Back to Where You Are (Playwrights Horizons, Obie Award);
  • From Up Here (MTC, Drama Desk nomination);
  • Yellow Face (Center Theatre Group/The Public Theater);
  • Coraline (MCC/True Love);
  • Blue Door (Playwrights Horizons);
  • Well (The Public Theater; Huntington Theatre; ACT);
  • Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Second Stage Theatre).

Recent regional:

  • The Heidi Chronicles (The Guthrie);
  • American Hero (WTF); Chinglish (Goodman Theater, Jeff nomination;
  • West Coast/Hong Kong tour).

She received the 2019 Obie for Sustained Excellence. You can read about her HERE and HERE

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