Annie MacRae Joins Atlantic Theater Company as Associate Artistic Director

News   Annie MacRae Joins Atlantic Theater Company as Associate Artistic Director
Atlantic Theater Company announced that Annie MacRae has been appointed the company’s associate artistic director.

MacRae previously worked in the literary department at Manhattan Theatre Club as a literary intern, play development assistant, play development associate and literary manager and Sloan project manager.

Since 2008, she ran MTC's Ernst C. Stiefel 7@7 Reading Series and MTC's partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. She has featured work by Annie Baker, Amy Herzog, Halley Feiffer, Joshua Harmon, Ayad Akhtar, Rachel Bonds, Penelope Skinner, Matthew Lopez, Steven Levenson, Molly Smith Metzler, D.C. Jackson, Rona Munro, Adam Bock and Ethan Lipton in MTC's reading series.

Through the Sloan Foundation, MacRae commissioned a range of American, British, Australian and Irish writers, including Lucy Kirkwood, Simon Stephens, Nick Payne, Lisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck, Nick Jones, Greg Pierce, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Tom Holloway, Michael West, Madeleine George and Samuel Hunter.

"We are thrilled to have Annie MacRae join Atlantic," artistic director Neil Pepe said in a statement. "She is an extraordinarily knowledgeable and savvy theater person who has impeccable taste and is a passionate champion of new work. Annie is an excellent addition to Atlantic and a perfect fit for the organization. We are lucky to have her."

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