If you are an actor, director or playwright well advanced in your technique, HB Studio provides opportunities for you to participate in the development and performance of Studio works-in-progress, guided by HB faculty or guest artists, in our HB Playwrights Theatre and First Floor Studio performance venues, as well as virtually online.
A pilot for a “Sesame Street for adults” mining New York’s great creativity and diversity to explore one word, “Father,” …using five types of segments: documentary, comedy, animation, music and Shakespeare.
Cast includes a diverse group of HB Studio acting students and an array of special guest artists including Peter Francis James, Russell G Jones and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis whose play “Between Riverside and Crazy,” heads to broadway this fall directed by HB faculty member Austin Pendleton.
One of the existential threats we all face involves us not valuing human life, or seeing folks that look or speak or love differently than we do as less than human. I see this project as using artistic tools like story, animation, music and comedy to combat that lunacy.