About Otis Ramsey-Zöe 

Otis Ramsey-Zöe is a care worker, dramaturg, director, theatre arts educator, Literary Manager at Arena Stage, and Lecturer in Dramaturgy at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale. He has developed new works at such institutions as Sundance Institute, Kennedy Center, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights Center, and National New Play Network. He has held posts in Theatre at Northeastern University, Dramaturgy at Carnegie Mellon University, Women’s Studies and Honors Humanities at University of Maryland, Performing Arts at American University, and Theatre Arts at Howard University. He was Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Future Classics Program Coordinator at The Classical Theatre of Harlem, Literary Manager at Center Stage, and an Allen Lee Hughes Senior Fellow at Arena Stage.

Dramaturgy Note: Angels in America

Nick Westrate (Prior Walter) and Michael Kevin Darnall (Louis Ironson) for Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches. Photo by Tony Powell. TIME OF PLAY / TIME IN PLAY Tony Kushner’s two-part epic Angels in America deals with and is defined by time. Everything about how we [...]

By |2023-04-07T15:54:34-05:00March 27, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , |Comments Off on Dramaturgy Note: Angels in America

Here. Here, again. Here, Again.

We have been here before. Soldier has been here before. We are here now—here in this theater, yes, but also in the reoccurrence of routinized violence against Black people.  The High Ground, a play by Nathan Alan Davis, in conversation with the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, concerns [...]

By |2023-03-27T11:40:36-05:00March 6, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Here. Here, again. Here, Again.

A Set Full of Secrets

What do a bathtub used in Candide (1995/96 Season), two birdcages seen in The Importance of Being Earnest (1950/51 Season), and a tuba from The Suicide (1980/81 Season) have in common? These items, along with countless others, can all be seen on stage in the Kreeger Theater in Ride [...]

By , |2023-03-27T11:40:46-05:00February 14, 2023|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Productions|Tags: , |1 Comment
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