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Alan Paul named Inventive Director of Barrington Stage Firm


Barrington Stage Firm in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (BSC), has introduced its collection of Alan Paul as the corporate’s new Inventive Director. Paul, who’s presently the Affiliate Inventive Director of the Tony Award–successful Shakespeare Theatre Firm in DC, will succeed Julianne Boyd, BSC co-founder and Inventive Director, who’s retiring on the finish of the 2022 season after main the corporate for 27 years. Paul’s programming for BSC will begin with the 2023 season.

“After a complete nationwide search led by AlbertHall&Associates, Alan proved to be the right option to succeed Julie,” commented BSC Board of Trustees President Marita Glodt. “He is a gigantic expertise, a profitable director, a collaborative chief, invested in group, and a champion of variety and inclusion. He has demonstrated his love of classics, musicals, and new works and his intensive data of the theatrical canon. He’ll honor the previous and develop new and thrilling programming for our audiences.  We’re thrilled that he will probably be becoming a member of Barrington Stage as our Inventive Director and stay up for introducing him to the Berkshires.”

Alan Paul

Shakespeare Theatre Firm has launched this assertion:

Please be part of us in congratulating STC Affiliate Inventive Director Alan Paul on his new appointment to Inventive Director of Barrington Stage Firm.

Alan joined STC 15 years in the past as an Inventive Fellow and has since turn out to be an indispensable cornerstone of STC’s basis. Obsessed with musicals and rediscovering the classics, Alan’s productions have usually bridged the gaps between classical and up to date. From Camelot to The Comedy of ErrorsKiss Me, Kate to Romeo and Juliet, and even Man of La Mancha to All of the Devils Are Right here, Alan’s work at STC has been provocative, imaginative, and provoking.

“It has been an honor and a pleasure to work alongside Alan for the final three years,” says STC Inventive Director Simon Godwin. “Barrington Stage Firm has made an excellent alternative and I imagine I communicate for all STC after I say that we can not wait to cheer him on as he makes this subsequent leap in his profession.”

“Being with out Alan goes to take some getting used to,” says STC Government Director Chris Jennings. “Alan and I’ve grown collectively as arts professionals and buddies at STC; I couldn’t be prouder of him for this appointment and I’m excited to see him flourish on this new capability at BSC.”

Former STC Inventive Director Michael Kahn additionally had this to say: “Alan Paul is a real and important man of the theatre… He related nicely to the group and was an incredible spokesman for the mission of the theatre and our audiences appeared ahead to his work. Barrington Stage has made a clever and acceptable option to observe within the footsteps of Julianne Boyd and I stay up for its future with Alan Paul.”

Alan Paul takes the reins at Barrington Stage Firm in mid-September. Whereas we will definitely miss him at STC, we stay up for having him residence to go to quickly.

“Good night time, good night time! Parting is such candy sorrow,
That I shall say good night time until or not it’s morrow.”
–Romeo and Juliet

Three of the productions Alan Paul has directed at STC (clockwise from high): Photograph of the forged of 2018’s Lerner & Loewe’s ‘Camelot’ by Scott Suchman. Photograph of the forged of 2013’s ‘A Humorous Factor Occurred on the Approach to the Discussion board’ by T. Charles Erickson. Photograph of Ayana Workman and Andrew Veenstra in 2016’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by Scott Suchman.

For a shocking portfolio of Alan Paul’s work, click on right here.

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