O'Neill Center Announces Directors for Playwrights and Musical Conferences; Sheryl Kaller and Jerry Dixon On Board

News   O'Neill Center Announces Directors for Playwrights and Musical Conferences; Sheryl Kaller and Jerry Dixon On Board Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller, Jerry Dixon, Lisa Peterson, Henry Wishcamper and Wendy C. Goldberg are among the directors selected for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights and Music Theater Conferences.

Theresa Rebeck and Wendy C. Goldberg
Theresa Rebeck and Wendy C. Goldberg Photo by T. Charles Erickson

The lineup for the National Music Theater Conference, which will officially launch June 26, includes When We Met by Dan Collins and Julianne Wick Davis, with direction by Sheryl Kaller and musical direction by Matt Castle; String by Sarah Hammond and Adam Gwon, with direction by Mike Donahue and musical direction by Ray Fellman; A Good Man by Philip S. Goodman and Ray Leslee, with direction by Jerry Dixon and musical direction by William Foster McDaniel; and The Toymaker by Bryan Putnam, with direction by Joe Calarco and musical direction by David Libby.

Read more about the National Music Theater Conference selections here.

The plays and respective directors for the National Playwrights Conference, which will begin public performances July 4, follow: Provenance, by Anne García-Romero and directed by Juliette Carillo; Reclamation by Ken Weitzman and directed by Lisa Peterson; Two Lakes, Two Rivers by Laura Jacqmin and directed by Henry Wishcamper; Hype Hero (King Patch) by Dominic Taylor and directed by Kym Moore; Alligator by Hilary Bettis and directed by Suzanne Agins; Orange Julius by Basil Kreimendahl and directed by Sarah Rasmussen; The Tall Girls by Meg Miroshnik and directed by Haley Finn; and Fool by Theresa Rebeck and directed by NPC artistic director Wendy C. Goldberg.

Read more about the National Playwrights Conference selections here.

For tickets, phone (860) 443-1238 or visit www.theoneill.org. The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center was founded in 1964 and is based in Waterford, CT. Programs at the Center include the Puppetry Conference, Playwrights Conference, Critics Institute, Music Theater Conference and the National Theater Institute. The Monte Cristo Cottage, O'Neill's childhood home, is also owned and operated by the group.

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