Student & Alumni News

Student & Alumni News



Robin Berl will be directing the World Premiere of her play Dua: The Monster’s Story at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center. Produced by Theatre Prometheus. Performances run May 10–June 1.

Peter Levine performs in The Dumb Waiter at Polaris North on April 26 & 27 at 7:00pm, April 28 at 3:00pm. You can email to RSVP.

Connie Kirk plays Katharine Hepburn in The Hepburn Interview, a one act play and 2023 recipient of a William Faulkner Literary Award. Based on a true story set in 1944, Katharine Hepburn is interviewed by a young Army Intelligence agent from Portland, OR who is tasked by the FBI to flush out Hollywood communists. A spirited Katharine Hepburn fights back. Playwright, Thomas L. Mason, served in the Oregon Legislature for 14 years and authored the country’s first “vote by mail” bill in 1981.

Richard Lear is the Assistant Director for the off-Broadway production of 44 Lights. Performances runs May 15–25 at AMT Theater.

Burak Tatar‘s short film, Prime Real Estate won Best New York State Filmmaker and Audience Choice Award at the Blackbird Film Festival.

Franco Pistritto is performing in A.R. Gurney’s The Dining Room at Southampton Arts Center on April 26–28.

Albert Insignia is performing in Heisenberg at TheatreLab along side Irene Glezos. Performances run April 16–18.

Connie Kirk is performing in Heaven And Hollywood by Thomas L. Mason. at Lakewood Center for the Performing Arts. Based on a true story set in 1944, a young sergeant from Portland, OR tasked by the FBI to flesh out Hollywood communists. A spirited Katharine Hepburn fights back. Act II, as a stand alone work known as “An Interview with Hepburn” is a William Faulkner Literary Award recipient. One night performance on April 19 at 7:00pm.

Youlim Nam’s new play The Subway Play will have a reading with Axial Theatre at St John’s Episcopal Church on May 4 at 4:00pm. Featuring Dan Walworth, Tom Ryan, Pat McGuinness, Quinn Warren, Sergio Argüelles Catare, and Jessica Bonds.

Theatre for the New City presents Texas Gothic by Randy McHaney and directed by Paul Dederick. Performances run April 18–28, 2024 and features HB friends: Donna Svennevik, Amy Finkbeiner, Michael Lopetrone. Also involved in this production from HB are Lluvia Almanza, Stefan Diethelm, Moshe Henderson, and Allie Posner.

Ryan Czerwonko is performing in Sea Gull presented by Adult Film+Theatre. Performances run May 8–26 at Rutgers Presbyterian Church.

Leonard J. Altamura, Esquire, an attorney and philanthropist whose advocacy touched lives all over the world, died Tuesday, March 19 in New York City. He was 85.

Andrew Heinze‘s one-act play AT LEAST SLIGHTLY will be published in THE BEST TEN-MINUTE PLAYS, 2024 (Smith & Kraus), and will be produced in the “A Light in Dark Places” Theatre Festival in Dallas TX, Apr 5-13. An excerpt from Andrew’s full-length play THE RIMSKY-FOGELMAN will be published in THE BEST MEN’S STAGE MONOLOGUES, 2024 (Smith & Kraus). Continue reading →