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Crain's New York Business
Nine New Yorkers win MacArthur 'genius' grantslow-tech and affordable tools and furniture out of such materials as cardboard
Nine New Yorkers win MacArthur 'genius' grants
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
low-tech and affordable tools and furniture out of such materials as cardboard and glue for children with disabilities. Basil Twist, 46, New York. A puppeteer and theater artist recognized for his innovative work that has helped revitalize... Read more
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Variety
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Named 2016 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ FellowMimi Lien (whose designs for “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” hit
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Named 2016 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Fellow
Variety / Posted 8 days ago
Mimi Lien (whose designs for “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” hit Broadway this fall) and downtown puppeteer Basil Twist. Samuel D. Hunter and Sarah Ruhl also are among the playwrights who have scored the no-strings grant over the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Estate seeks to bring Roald Dahl’s work to new generationsdirected by Jack O’Brien, who is promising changes, and it will feature a new a
Estate seeks to bring Roald Dahl’s work to new generations
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
directed by Jack O’Brien, who is promising changes, and it will feature a new and more avant-garde collaborator: puppeteer Basil Twist. David Greig, the Scottish playwright chosen to write the book for the Charlie musical, said each adaptation is... Read more
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