Oscar-nominee ("Sideways") and Emmy Award-winner ("John Adams")
There will also be a revival of Marie Jones' "Stones in His Pockets," which played Broadway for a short run in 2001 and later toured.
The season opens with "American Night" at the University Theatre, running Sept. 21 to Oct. 13. Writer-performer Montoya co-founded Culture Clash, the Chicano/Latino performance troupe and the company presented "Culture Clash in AmeriCCa" at the Rep in 2003.
The work is described: "As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical odyssey through U.S. history guided by a handful of unsung citizens who made courageous choices in some of the country's toughest times."
The work was commissioned by Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where it had its world premiere. It's also played Denver Center Theatre Company, La Jolla Playhouse, and the
David Adjmi's "Marie Antoinette" premieres Oct. 26 to Nov. 17, directed by Rebecca Taichman, who staged Adjmi's "The Evildoers" at the Rep in 2008.
The show, which will play the Yale Repertory Theatre, is a co-production with the American Repertory Theater of Cambridge, Mass, which gets the production first in September. A spokesman for Yale Rep says he believe this is the first co-production between Yale and A.R.T., the theater former Yale Rep founding artistic director and dean of the Yale School of Drama Robert Brustein created after he was fired from Yale in the late '70s by then-Yale president A. Bartlett Giamatti.
Giamatti's son, Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giammati will star in
The show, which plays March 15 to April 13 at the University Theatre, marks the first Rep appearance for Giamatti since Shakespeare's "As You Like It" in 1994. Giamatti is best known for films such as "Cinderella Man" and "Sideways" and HBO's "John Adams" for which he earned an Emmy award. He was also in "The Iceman Cometh" on Broadway.
Also in the season is the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl's "Dear Elizabeth," which is being called "a play in letters from
Ruhl made her Rep debut in 2004 with the world premiere of "The Clean House," which was a finalist for the
The two actor play, "Stones in His Pockets" follows Jan. 25 to Feb. 16, directed by Evan Yionoulis at the Rep Theatre.
The season ends with the world premiere of "In a Year with 13 Moons," by
The show, a new adaptation of Fassbinder's melodramatic, darkly comic, and unsettling "New German Cinema" 1978 film, runs April 26 to May 18 at the Yale Rep theater.
Camp and Woodruff collaborated for a stage version last year of Igmar Begman's "Autumn Sonata."
The work is described: "When the object of his affection off-handedly commented, 'too bad you’re not a girl,' Erwin disappeared to
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