Signature Theatre Season Features 2 #LynnNottage Plays & Enlists #DaveMalloy!
According to #PLAYBILL Signature Theatre has enlisted Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and #TheGreatComet Tony nominee Dave Malloy as writers-in-residence for its upcoming 2018–2019 season! So exciting!
Nottage (Ruined, Sweat) joins the Off-Broadway company for the 2018–2019 Residence 1 initiative, which produces three plays by one writer over the course of one year. The lineup will include two of her comedies: Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine (directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 20–December 30) and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (directed by Kamilah Forbes, January 29–March 10, 2019); a new play by Nottage will premiere in the 2019–2020 season.
Malloy becomes the first musical theatre writer-in-residence with the company as part of the Residency 5 program. The new season will include the world premiere of Octet, directed by Annie Tippe. Performances will run April 30–June 9. The piece, featuring a score for an a cappella chamber choir, explores addiction and nihilism through the lens of modern technology (including internet comment boards).Read more on: http://www.playbill.com/article/new-signature-theatre-season-features-2-lynn-nottage-plays-enlists-dave-malloy-as-first-musical-theatre-writer-in-residence-Amber #KICKBACKCHAT