Monday, January 18, 2010

Jim Lewis

Broadway: Tony and Drama Desk nominations “Best Book for a Musical” for Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Also Broadway Dangerous Games and Off-Broadway Tango Apaisionado (both w/ Graciela Daniele). Opera/Dance: Librettos for Ballet Hispanico’s Nightclub, Philip Glass’ Les Enfants Terribles, Paul Dresher’s The Tyrant and Bill T. Jones’ Chapel/Chapter.

Translations: Ionesco’s The Chairs, and Ibsen’s Lady From The Sea.

Production Dramaturg: PastFORWARD w/ Mikhail Baryshnikov, House Arrest w/ Anna Deavere Smith, Lincoln Center’s Woza Afrika Festival, Granville Barker’s Waste and Shakespeare’s Cymbeline (both w/ Bartlett Sher), and Bill T. Jones’ Still/Here (BAM 2003).

Program Director: produced opening season of The American Center in Paris.

Resident Dramaturg: The Guthrie, Second Stage, and INTAR.

Currently: Fela!, a new musical w/ Bill T. Jones which moves to Broadway in 2009.