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Mission


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Mission


Our Mission

 

“Animus Theatre Company is an ensemble of artists that develops new work and realizes the full potential of infrequently produced plays that explore the fragility and resilience of the human spirit.

Our work challenges our artists and audiences to face problems on both interpersonal and global levels in new ways through deeper sense of mutuality with those characters and circumstances witnessed and experienced on stage.”

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About


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About


About

 

Animus Theatre Company is an artist-driven company whose mission is to explore and illuminate the resilience of the human spirit.  Founded by Artistic Director Jonathan Judge-Russo with Rory Hammond, Al Miro, and Carrie Walsh, Animus Theatre Company produced its first play, John Patrick Shanley’s Where’s My Money? at the Cherry Lane Theatre, in 2012.  Notable productions include Collected Shorts by Tennessee Williams (Moony’s Kid Don’t Cry, The Pink Bedroom, Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen, and The Long Goodbye), Pericles, Prince of Tyre by Shakespeare, and two 12-Hour Reading Festivals featuring the works of Leslye Headland (The Accidental Blonde, Assistance, Bachelorette, Cinephilia, Reverb, and Surfer Girl) and John Patrick Shanley (The Big Funk, Defiance, Italian American Reconciliation, Moonstruck, The Red Coat, Sailor’s Song, Savage in Limbo, Women of Manhattan) at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre.

Notable playwrights, directors, actors, and theater artists who have worked at Animus Theatre Company include Pamela Adlon, Edward Berkeley, Alexis Bledel, Lynn Cohen, James Badge Dale, Trieste Dunn, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Ben Foster, Jared Gilman, Bob Glaudini, Adam Guettel, Meredith Hagner, Leslye Headland, Jill Hennessey, Andre Holland, Virginia Kull, Margarita Levieva, Andrew Lippa, Natasha Lyonne, James Madio, Keith Nobbs, Jonny Orsini, Joe Pantoleano, Steven Pasquale, Vincent Piazza, Piper Perabo, Theresa Rebeck, Elena Ricardo, Michael Rispoli, Kate Moira Ryan, Paul Schneider, John Patrick Shanley, Alia Shawkat, Margo Seibert, Christiane Seidel, and Aida Turturro.

 
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2015-2016 Season


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2015-2016 Season


2015-2016 Season

 

Theresa Rebeck's
Collected Short Plays

at the cherry lane theatre

 

John Patrick Shanley

All day play reading festival

 

Collected Short Plays: The Bar Plays, Great to See You, Katie and Frank, What We’re Up Against.

 

A 12-Hour Reading Festival featuring the works of John Patrick Shanley: The Big Funk, Defiance, Italian American Reconciliation, Moonstruck, The Red Coat, Sailor’s Song, Savage in Limbo, Women of Manhattan. Produced at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Press


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