Anne Hamilton/Hamilton Dramaturgy

OWNED in NYC Tonight

Congratulations to Drama Desk Nominee Julian Sheppard, whose commissioned new play is being produced by Knife Edge Productions, with Sam Helfrich directing. Julian and his colleagues were featured in a podcast The Hayes Advantage, where they discussed the collaboration process and funding the play through indiegogo. You may download the podcast here: Tickets for the two remaining shows are available through


Knife Edge Productions Presents


Friday, April 26, 2013 through Saturday, May 11, 2013

A new play by Drama Desk Nominee Julian Sheppard

Life After Closing

Length: 1 hr 30 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

 Ray and Ed are bartenders who know what they want. Morgan is a rich girl who wants everything. When Ray and Ed get a last shot at fulfilling their dreams, what could possibly go wrong?

Directed by: Sam Helfrich

Featuring: Don DiPaolo, Susannah Hoffman* and Neil Holland*.

Production Stage Manager: Chelsea Parrish*
Production Manager: Joshua Kohler
Set Design: Blanca Añón
Lighting Design: Eric Southern
Costume Design: Nancy Leary
Sound Design: Daniel Spitaliere
Assistant Stage Manager/Props Manager: Stephanie Armitage
Publicity: Ron Lasko/Spin Cycle

*These Actors and Stage Manager appear courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association. This is an Equity Approved Showcase

TheatreNow! Interview with Rae Smith

Hamilton Dramaturgy’s TheatreNow! Is a podcast series featuring some of the most exciting women artists working in the theatre today.  Anne Hamilton is the producer and host.  You may listen to the podcasts and read the transcripts at

Rae Smith, Set and Costume Designer

(Season 3, Episode 2, Recorded January 13, 2012)

Hamilton Dramaturgy’s TheatreNow! Interview with Rae Smith

Rae Smith is an Olivier and OBIE award-winning British designer who works regularly in a wide variety of styles and genres. This diversity has taken her from Slovenia to Broadway. Her theatre designs are frequently seen in Britain in the West End, at the National Theatre, the Royal Court, the Lyric Hammersmith, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Theatre de Complicité and in a variety of experimental theatre companies. She also works regularly in some of the world’s great opera houses. She won the 2012 Tony ® Award for Best Scenic Design of a play for WAR HORSE.

This episode is dedicated to Tyler Fereira.

Hamilton Dramaturgy’s TheatreNow! is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the purposes of Hamilton Dramaturgy’s TheatreNow! must be made payable to Fractured Atlas and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.