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"A Single Shard", Adapted by Robert Schenkkan Premieres at Seattle Children's Theatre

Starring UT MFA in Acting candidates Geoffrey Barnes, Jason Ko and Alexis Scott and featuring the lighting design work of associate professor Michelle Habeck with assistance from MFA in Design candidate Cheng-Wei Teng.

Robert Schenkkan’s (BFA 1975) adaptation of the Newbery-Award Winning novel, A Single Shard, premiered February 24 at Seattle Children’s Theatre. Starring UT MFA in Acting candidates Geoffrey Barnes, Jason Ko and Alexis Scott and featuring the lighting design work of associate professor Michelle Habeck with assistance from MFA in Design candidate Cheng-Wei Teng, A Single Shard continues through March 18.

A Single Shard in the news:
Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan talks about world premiere ‘A Single Shard’ at Seattle Children’s Theatre, culturemob.com
‘A Single Shard’ at Seattle Children’s Theatre, Broadway World
‘A Single Shard’ Comes to Seattle Children’s Theatre, CBS Seattle

Robert Schenkkan is the author of The Kentucky Cycle, Tony and Emmy Award nominee and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. In addition to his artistic achievements, Schenkkan has been recognized as a UT Distinguished Young Alumnus, and is a member of the Friar Society.

Schenkkan is currently at work on a feature film for Robert Downey, Jr. and Warner Brothers, a mini-series for Harpo/HBO about the American Civil Rights movement, and another feature, The Co, with Academy Award-winning director Aaron Schneider.

Read Robert Schenkkan’s full biography.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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