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Acting Company Alumni Recognized During 2019 Awards Season

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Acting Company Alumni Recognized During 2019 Awards Season

Andy Grotelueschen (Henry V, The Spy) received his first Tony nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a musical for Tootsie. Past collaborator Michael McElroy will receive a special Tony Honor. Numerous other members of the TAC family are also Tony-nominated, including directors Bartlett Sher and Jack O'Brien, composer Adam Guettel, and designers Fitz Patton, Howell Binkley, Jennifer Tipton, Paul Tazewell, William Ivey Long, and Clint Ramos

Alum Patti LuPone has been honored with an Olivier Award for her performance in Company on the West End. 

Dana Ivey, Michael Hayden, and More to Star in Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine

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Dana Ivey, Michael Hayden, and More to Star in Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine

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BY OLIVIA CLEMENT
FEB 20, 2019
The play will be the first reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series from The Acting Company.

Five-time Tony nominee Dana Ivey and Tony nominee Michael Hayden will be part of The Acting Company's upcoming reading of Lillian Hellman's 1941 drama Watch on the Rhine, the first reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series. The staging, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), will take place March 18 at the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons.

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The Acting Company to Present Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure in 2019
BY RYAN MCPHEE
NOV 13, 2018
The two plays will be performed in repertory at the Duke on 42nd Street in the summer.

The Acting Company will present a 21st-century drama and a Shakespearean classic—both touching upon personal and societal morality and justice—in repertory as part of its 2019 season.

Nambi E. Kelley’s stage adaptation of Native Son, based on the 1940 novel by Richard Wright, and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure will both open at the Duke on 42nd Street July 28, 2019. Performances will run July 14 through August 24.

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