Lila Neugebauer

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Lila Neugebauer
Born
New York City
Alma materYale University
OccupationDirector, writer, artistic director


Lila Neugebauer (born 1984/1985) is an American theatre director, writer and artistic director.

Early life[edit]

Neugebauer was born and raised in New York City[1][2] Although a native Upper West Sider, she grew up seeing plays and was exposed to theatre, and credits her mother for a lot of that.[3] She attended the Hunter College High School,[4] where she performed inSeven Minutes in Heaven by fellow student Lin-Manuel Miranda.[5] Neugebauer played a partygoer.[4]

Neugebauer was an English major at Yale University.[4] There she befriended actress and playwright Zoe Kazan.[4] She has said that "one of the best classes I took was a constitutional law class".[1]

While in Louisville, she received the 2013 Princess Grace Theater Fellowship Award in partnership with Actors Theatre of Louisville.[6]

Productions[edit]

Year Play Author Venue City Notes
2019 Dying City[7] Christopher Shinn Second Stage Theater New York City
2018 The Waverly Gallery [8] Kenneth Lonergan Broadway - John Golden Theatre New York City Neugebauer's Broadway debut
2018 Mary Page Marlowe[9] Tracy Letts Second Stage Theater New York City
2018 Peace for Mary Frances[10] Lily Thorne The Pershing Square Signature Center New York City
2018 Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo[11] Edward Albee The Pershing Square Signature Center New York City
2018 Miles for Mary[12] The Mad Ones Playwrights Horizons New York City Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play nomination
2017 The Wolves Sarah DeLappe Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre New York City
2017 After the Blast[13] Zoe Kazan Claire Tow Theater New York City
2017 The Antipodes[14] Annie Baker The Pershing Square Signature Center New York City
2017 Everybody[15] Branden Jacobs-Jenkins The Pershing Square Signature Center New York City
2016 Appropriate[16] Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Stephanie P. McClelland Drama Theater New York City Juilliard Drama Group 46 (fourth-year actors), December 14–18, 2016
2016 The Wolves[17] Sarah DeLappe Duke on 42nd Street New York City Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Obie Ensemble Award, special Drama Desk Award. Nominated for Lucille Lortel and Drama League awards for Best Play; nominated for the Outer Critics’ Circle John Gassner Award for Outstanding New American Play.[18]
2016 The Sandbox, Drowning and Funnyhouse of a Negro[19] Edward Albee, Maria Irene Fornes and Adrienne Kennedy The Pershing Square Signature Center New York City These three plays were staged in honor of Signature's 25th Anniversary.
2015 Arcadia[20] Tom Stoppard Stephanie P. McClelland Drama Theater New York City Juilliard Drama Group 45 (fourth-year actors), December 16–20, 2015
2015 Kill Floor[21] Abe Koogler Claire Tow Theater New York City
2014 The Wayside Motor Inn[22] A.R. Gurney The Pershing Square Signature Center New York City Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play nomination, Drama Desk Special Award Outstanding Ensemble Performance nomination
2014 Trudy and Max in Love[23] Zoe Kazan South Coast Repertory Costa Mesa
2013 O guru guru guru, or why I don't want to go to yoga class with you[24] Mallery Avidon Actors Theatre of Louisville Louisville
2012 The Aliens[25] Annie Baker San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "An Interview with Lila Neugebauer". May 31, 2017. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "Meet Lila Neugebauer, the Director Who Should Be on Your Radar". Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "Meet The Director Behind All the Weird, Brilliant, Deeply Moving Plays You've Seen This Year". June 15, 2017. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d "The Spring of Lila Neugebauer". January 25, 2017. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "Lila Neugebauer Directs 'Kill Floor,' but the Cows Are Safe in Her Hands". September 23, 2015. Retrieved May 25, 2018 – via NYTimes.com.
  6. ^ "Director Lila Neugebauer Receives a Prestigious 2013 Princess Grace Award in partnership with Actors Theatre of Louisville – Actors Theatre of Louisville". August 7, 2013. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  7. ^ "Dying City Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  8. ^ The Waverly Gallery ibdb
  9. ^ "Mary Page Marlowe Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  10. ^ "Peace for Mary Frances Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  11. ^ "At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story – 2018 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  12. ^ "Miles for Mary – 2018 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  13. ^ "After the Blast – 2017 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  14. ^ "The Antipodes – 2017 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  15. ^ "Everybody – 2017 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  16. ^ "Juilliard Drama Group 46 (4th year) : Jacobs-Jenkins's Appropriate ; December 13, 2016 :: Juilliard Performance Recordings – Dance, Drama, Music". jmedia.juilliard.edu. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  17. ^ "The Wolves – 2016 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  18. ^ "The Wolves – 2017 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  19. ^ "Signature Plays – 2016 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  20. ^ "Juilliard Drama Group 45 (4th year) : Tom Stoppard's Arcadia ; December 15, 2015 :: Juilliard Performance Recordings – Dance, Drama, Music". jmedia.juilliard.edu. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  21. ^ "Kill Floor – 2015 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  22. ^ "The Wayside Motor Inn – 2014 Off-Broadway Tickets, Reviews, News, Info, Photos, Videos". www.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  23. ^ South Coast Repertory (January 9, 2014). "Excerpts from "Trudy and Max in Love" by Zoe Kazan". Retrieved May 25, 2018 – via YouTube.
  24. ^ "O Guru Guru Guru, or why I don't want to go to yoga class with you – Actors Theatre of Louisville". Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  25. ^ "The Aliens – San Francisco Playhouse". Retrieved May 25, 2018.