Teenage Dick

Name: Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Susan Stein Shiva Theater
Address: 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Information
First performance date: June 12, 2018
Opening date: June 20, 2018
Closing date: July 15, 2018
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
A brilliantly hilarious take on Richard III, Shakespeare’s classic tale of power lust, Teenage Dick reimagines the most famous disabled character of all time as a 16-year-old outsider in the deepest winter of his discontent: his junior year at Roseland High. Picked on because of his cerebral palsy (as well as his sometimes creepy Shakespearean way of speaking), Richard is determined to have his revenge and make his name by becoming president of the senior class. But as he manipulates and crushes the obstacles to his electoral success, Richard finds himself faced with a decision he never expected would be his to make: is it better to be loved or feared?

Teenage Dick was commissioned and developed by The Apothetae, a company dedicated to plays that explore and illuminate the “Disabled Experience.”
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Ma-Yi Theater Company Producer
The Public Theater Produced in Association
Mike Lew Playwright
Moritz von Stuelpnagel Director
Jennifer Weber Choreographer
Robert Westley Movement Coordination
Wilson Chin Set Designer
Junghyun Georgia Lee Costume Designer
Miriam Crowe Lighting Designer
Fabian Obispo Sound Designer
Alyssa K. Howard Production Stage Manager
Zach Longstreet Production Manager

Actor Role
Marinda Anderson Elizabeth
Shannon DeVido Buck
Sasha Diamond Clarissa
Gregg Mozgala Richard
Tiffany Villarin Anne
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2019 Off Broadway Alliance Award, Best New Play