Seth Rozin

Seth Rozin is a producer, director, playwright, lyricist and librettist, as well as the Producing Artistic Director of InterAct Theatre Company ( which he co-founded in Philadelphia in 1988. Under his leadership, InterAct has been a regional and national leader in the development and production of new plays that explore the social, political and cultural issues of our time, while garnering critical acclaim and numerous awards for the quality of its productions and national recognition for its commitment to diverse voices and ideas.  Seth has directed over 50 productions for InterAct, as well as at theatres in Los Angeles, New York, and across the Philadelphia region. He is the author of more than a dozen plays, including MEN OF STONEMISSING LINKBLACK GOLD, TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR…, THE THREE CHRISTS OF MANHATTANHUMAN RITES and SETTLEMENTS, which have been developed and produced at theatres across the country and in Australia. And he wrote the book, music and lyrics for A PASSING WIND, which was featured in the inaugural Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts at the Kimmel Center in 2011.  Seth is the recipient of two fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the National New Play Network’s 2007 Smith Prize, a commission from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture, and two Barrymore Award nominations.  In 2016 he co-founded Philadelphia Scenic Works (, a nonprofit, community-based scenic fabrication shop).  In 2018 he co-founded MusiCoLab (, a nonprofit dedicated to the development of new musical theatre works).  Seth has twice served as President of the Board of National New Play Network, as well as Philadelphia Artists Collective, Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia and New Paradise Laboratories.   


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