Frankenstein: Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts

Reese’s theatrical adaptation of Frankenstein has been licensed by The Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts for their 2013 winter production.
Directed by Lorna C. Hill
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Performa 13

Reese will appear as a Moderator / Performer in Einat Amir’s performance art piece Our Best Intentions in the new visual art performance biennial PERFORMA 13.
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Amnesia Wars calls muster!

One of the longest running longform companies in NYC is preparing to end our most recent detente.

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Back in the Northern Hemisphere!

Some of this site is due for an update now that I’m back from New Zealand and Australia, but at very least I’ve updated my bio and resumes:

Rob Reese, Resume: Director
Rob Reese, Resume: Playwright
Rob Reese, Resume: Instructor

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Yahweh’s Follies

The musical comedy revue of biblical proportions tells the story of our favorite deity through musical numbers, comedy vignettes and irreverent historical references.
In June ’13 the show appeared in the prestigious
Ars Nova All New Talent Fest 
Go to Yahwehsfollies.com for video and audio samples, synopses, and more photos.
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Murder in the Key of Death to premiere Autumn 2014

The New York chapter of Opera On Tap has commissioned composer/librettist team Sankaram – Reese to create an environmental, operatic, Agatha Christie style murder mystery. Our preliminary workshops on the piece have received an astounding response and the premiere has been tentatively scheduled for Spring of ’14. Continue reading

Miranda wins the 2012 NY Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical

Click HERE to see Kamala Sankaram’s acceptance speech.

Also congratulations to Matt Schloss (designer of this website) who took home the IT award for Outstanding Sound Design for his work on Miranda.
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Registration now open for 2 workshops In Amsterdam, October 2012

CREA Theatre, Nieuwe Achtergracht 170, Amsterdam
Intensive Improv Performance Workshop Series and Show
Wednesday 10 October 2012, 7pm-10pm and Thursday 11 October 2012, 8pm-11pm
Intensive Longform Workshop
Saturday 12 October 2012
I’ll also perform with Easylaughs Improvisation Amsterdam on Friday 12 October
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Sankaram / Reese receives a commission from Opera On Tap

The award winning composer / librettist team of Kamala Sankaram and Rob Reese have been awarded a commission to develop “Murder on Beverly Road”, an environmental, immersive ‘whodunnit’ opera, conceived to be performed in audiences’ homes.

Miranda receives four 2012 Innovative Theater Award nominations including Outstanding Production of a Musical.

In this celebration of independent theater, Miranda has garnered four award nominations: Outstanding Production of a Musical: Miranda Outstanding Original Music: Kamala Sankaram Outstanding Sound Design: Matt Schloss Outstanding Lighting Design: Nick Francone