Mara Lieberman has served as Executive Artistic Director, director and lead writer for all of Bated Breath’s shows since she took the helm including Unmaking Toulouse-Lautrec,_ Beneath the Gavel_, the award-winning Freedom: In 3 Acts, The Pride of Christopher Street (co-written with Jamie Roach), Wild Things. Additionally, she has adapted and directed plays at The New York Fringe Festival, The New Haven Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Georges The Room, and HERE’s American Living Room Festival. She also served as assistant to Lloyd Richards at the National Playwright’s Conference. In 2018, Mara was a recipient of an Artistic Excellence Award from the Connecticut Office of the Arts. She earned her BA from Sarah Lawrence College and her Masters in Performance Studies from Northwestern University.
November 25th, 2020 | 50 mins
director, nyc, outdoor, theatre
With most of New York City's performing arts in shutdown, Mara Lieberman created a socially-distanced, outdoor, immersive production. We talk about producing during a pandemic and the creative process of working not just outside the box, but outside the theatre itself.