Off-Broadway's Red Bull Theater has announced its 20th Anniversary 2023-2024 season, including a world premiere opening Off-Broadway, a new season of the OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings, a new musical from the award-winning team of Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire, and more.
In addition to the previously announced English translation of Guillén de Castro's Don Quixote, Red Bull will stage the world premiere of Medea: Re-Versed by Luis Quintero, a one-night-only, all-star benefit performance of Maltby and Shire's new musical reimagining of The Country Wife, their annual Short New Play Festival, and their Revelation Readings series, which offers rarely-produced classic plays in conversation with brand new plays.
Announced readings include Don Quixote by Guillén de Castro, directed by José Zayas and featuring Keith Hamilton Cobb, Carson Elrod, Ismenia Mendes, Don Darryl Rivera, Arturo Luis Soria, Irene Sofia Lucio, Melissa Mahoney, Carol Halstead, Luis Moreno, David Ryan Smith, and Jacob Ming-Trent; The Inn At Lydda by John Wolfson, directed by Ben Prusiner and featuring Amir Arison, Teagle Bougere, Alfredo Narciso, and Jay O. Sanders; The Revenge by Edward Young, directed by Nathan Winkelstein and featuring Matthew Rauch; The Imaginary Invalid by Molière, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Jesse Berger, and featuring Mark Linn-Baker, Will Brill, and Arnie Burton; Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare featuring John Douglas Thompson; and The Tempest by William Shakespeare, directed by Jesse Berger, and featuring Patrick Page.
“As we celebrate 20 years of producing Off-Broadway, and navigate the challenging landscape for all theatres at this time, I’m very pleased for Red Bull Theater to announce a robust upcoming season of programming that includes a variety of new takes on the rarely produced classics at the heart of our mission: Luis Quintero’s thrilling new version of Euripides’s Medea, Maltby and Shire’s delightful musical adaptation of Wycherley’s The Country Wife, Jeffrey Hatcher’s hilarious new take on Molière’s The Imaginary Invalid, and more. With a fabulous group of remarkable theater artists participating in our work again this year, I am excited to invite you to join us and share in the continued vitality of these great classic stories!” says Berger.
For more information on additional readings, classes, seminars, and workshop presentations, as well as additional information on announced projects, visit RedBullTheater.com.