BOB: A Life in Five Acts

  • Feb 29, 2012 & Mar 2, 2012


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Winner of the 2010 Barrie and Bernice Stavis Award from the National Theatre Conference.This rags-to-riches-to-fame-to-fall-to-legacy-to-the-love-of-living-life tale follows Bob on an epic journey in just five acts. Written by the author of boom, the most produced play in America last season, BOB is the hilarious and poignant story of one man’s dream.  A dream of greatness. The greatness of Bob.

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Peter Sinn Nachtrieb


Shira Milikowsky


Shira Milikowsky

A.R.T.: The Lily’s Revenge (Director), The Wedding Band (reading, Co-Directed with Hilton Als), Witness Uganda (Associate Director), Johnny Baseball (Associate Director), Britannicus (Assistant Director). A.R.T. Institute: Twelfth Night: Or What You Will, BOB: A Life in Five Acts. Broadway: HAIR (Assistant Director). Regional: She Kills Monsters, Company One; Big Money, Williamstown Theatre Festival. New York projects include: I Hope I Die of Heart Disease! I’d Like To See You Manage Then!, Mabou Mines RAP; Cookie Crumble (by Elizabeth Meriwether); Mourn The Living Hector (Winner of a Fringe Excellence Award), NewYork Fringe; and multiple projects at Ars Nova (Director-in-Residence, 2008). Drama League Directing Fellow. M.F.A. in Directing, Columbia; B.A. in Theater Studies, Yale.

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