Director Suzanne Agins describes the process of collaborating with director Benjamin Kamine on curating "Let Me Ascertain You: War on Christmas," the first cabaret performance of the Civilians' 2015-16 season. The show explores non-Christian perspectives on the commercialization of Christmas.
Suzanne Agins is a freelance director who specializes in new work. Off Broadway: world premiere of "Radiance" by Cusi Cram (Labyrinth, developed in Rising Phoenix’s Cino Nights series); world premiere of "Jailbait" by Deirdre O’Connor (Cherry Lane). Other recent projects include: "Alligator" by Hilary Bettis and "The Burden of Not Having a Tail" by Carrie Barrett (Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference); "Fuente Ovejuna: A Disloyal Adaptation" by Cusi Cram, inspired by Lope de Vega's play (Princeton University, developed with Labyrinth); Noel Coward's "Fallen Angels" (Dorset Theater Festival); "Lucy and the Conquest" by Cusi Cram (World Premiere, Williamstown); "Wing It," a new musical inspired by Aristophanes’ "The Birds," by Gordon Cox and Kris Kukul (World Premiere, Williamstown); three Maddy Mann stage shows created with Ryan Migge (Ars Nova, soloNOVA festival at the DR2, Dixon Place); Maddy Mann's webseries "Quads!"; "The Secret Narrative of the Phone Book" by Gordon Cox (World Premiere, Kraine Theater). Ms. Agins served as Artistic Associate for New Plays at Williamstown Theatre Festival from 2005-2007. She holds an MFA in Directing from UC San Diego, is the recipient of a Princess Grace Fellowship, an adjunct faculty member at Princeton (her alma mater), and a member of SDC.
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