Professor, Playwright, Director
Playwright and Avant-Garde Theater Pioneer
Two years after Arthur Miller’s play, “The Crucible” appeared on Broadway, it was directed and produced by Richard Foreman at Scarsdale High School. That play was one of many that Foreman mounted during his high school years. After Scarsdale, Foreman attended Brown University and in 1962, received a Masters in Fine Arts in Playwriting from Yale.Read more
Playwright, Performer, Activist
At first blush, it seems as if Eve Ensler has only existed for the past ten years, when her first great work The Vagina Monologues appeared. Of course that couldn’t be further from the truth. Ensler had been living the life of a woman pressured and abused by both society and by some players in her life, especially her father. These experiences became the subject of much of her subsequent work.Read more
A decade ago when Dan O’Brien was asked for a word of wisdom by the staff of the Bandersnatch, Dan responded, “Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” Imagination he must have in spades winning the Osborn Award presented by the American Theatre Critics, the Mark Twain Comedy Writing Award, and a play “The Dear Boy,” based in large part on a veteran Scarsdale High School teacher.