Nat Cassidy on Indie Theater Now
- The Reckoning of Kit & Little Boots - a "metaphysical buddy comedy" starring Christopher Marlowe and Caligula. Winner of the 2009 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Full-Length Script; nominated for Outstanding Production (Gallery Players/Engine37) and Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role (David Ian Lee, whose Sleeper, which Nat directed, can be found on this very site); soon-to-be published by United Stages;
- Any Day Now - a three-act kitchen sink family drama about the resurrection of the dead. Winner of the 2009 NYIT Award for Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role (Elyse Mirto); nominated for Outstanding Director (Nat Cassidy); published in the 2010 edition of Plays & Playwrights; called "Genius ... Like Sam Shepard meets George Romero," by The Fab Marquee;
- I Am Providence - a solo show about horror, theatre, and the works of writer H.P. Lovecraft, called "the most delightful thing we've ever seen anyone pull off on a stage, anywhere, ever," by Tor.com. Winner of the 2011 NYIT Award for Outstanding Solo Performance;
- The Eternal Husband - a noir re-imagining of Dostoevsky's novella, called "gripping, amazing, unforgettable" by Joe Franklin, Bloomberg Radio;
- Pierce - a ghost story set in the Executive Mansion in the 1850s, during the administration of our tragic 14th President;
- Goldsboro - a dark, dark comedy, inspired by the works of William Inge, about the lives and loves of a family of nuclear cannibal mutants living in the desert;
- Songs of Love: A Theatrical Mixtape - a series of short plays--some comedic, some dramatic, all of them twisted--centered around a unifying theme, interspersed with live, original music performed by a singer-songwriter;
- The Temple - a drama about the hallucinogenic horrors experienced by a German U-Boat crew at the bottom of the ocean as they run out of oxygen, loosely inspired by the H.P. Lovecraft story of the same name;
- Old Familiar Faces - a drama about love, madness, and the works of William Shakespeare, based on the lives of Charles and Mary Lamb (the brother/sister team who wrote the beloved classic Tales from Shakespeare in 1807) and Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh;
- The Romantics Comedy - another "metaphysical buddy comedy" about the after-life exploits of the Romantic Poets;
- and many other scripts that you can usually find him working on in tattered notebooks throughout the city.
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Plays by Nat Cassidy on Indie Theater Now
Latest News About Nat Cassidy
New play published: Old Familiar Faces
A time-jumping, heartbreaking drama about the astounding true story of Charles and Mary Lamb, juxtaposed with a modern-day American “adaptation” of the difficult romance between Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. By: Nat Cassidy
posted by Indie Theater Now Sep 18, 2013
Nathaniel Kressen reviews Old Familiar Faces
By closely following a playwright’s career, one grows accustomed to their tried and true formulas – the tricks they know will work onstage. It’s therefore a special joy to see a writer...
posted by Indie Theater Now Aug 13, 2013
Nat Cassidy On the Air
Lovecraft Live: A Pair of One Man Shows: Nat Cassidy and Greg Oliver Bodine tantalize us with a discussion of their upcoming show Things at the Doorstep, an evening of plays based on the work of horror master H.P. Lovecraft. Director DeLisa White is also on hand. Highlight: Greg performs a spooky excerpt from one of the plays.
Bogard and Cassidy: Modern Renaissance Men of the Theatre: Playwrights Jerrod Bogard and Nat Cassidy are both featured in "Plays and Playwrights 2010" and co-star in a new production of "Henry VI, Part 3." They discuss this and more with Martin Denton.