#129 – Michael Ross Albert

Michael Ross Albert is the author of several plays including Miss (FringeNYC; Unit 102 Actors Company); The Farmers Lit the Fields on Fire (Edinburgh Fringe Festival); The Grass is Greenest at the Houston Astrodome (FringeNYC, published by Applause in Best American Short Plays 2014-2015); and Karenin’s Anna (Toronto Fringe Festival, “Outstanding New Play,” — NOW Magazine).

Along with the Storefront Theatre, Michael produced the sold-out world premiere production of his play Tough Jews in the heart of Toronto’s Kensington Market. The production was nominated for 6 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, including Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Production.

His play Starfishes opened Off-Broadway at the Theatre at Dance New Amsterdam and is included in Best American Short Plays 2010-2011. It has since been performed across the United States and Canada.

Michael received an MFA in Playwriting from the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University. Michael is an associate member of the Dramatists Guild of America, and a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada.

Michael is the playwright of two shows in the 2018 Toronto Fringe: Anywhere and The Grass is Greenest at the Houston Astrodome.

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- 3 days ago

Stageworthy host, @philrickaby will be hosting a livestreamed chat with theatre-maker Eliza Martin to talk about adapting her Fringe Festival hit "Harvey and the Extraordinary" into a book. Join them on October 28 at 7:30PM EDT: https://t.co/wZDCN0BKJS #theaTO #CanLit https://t.co/uIjlDkxF0x
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StageworthyPod

- 17 days ago

@literasyme Hah! If only I could help with that.
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- 17 days ago

Its always been important to me that the podcast is a service to the Canadian theatre scene. Which brings the question: what does the Canadian theatre scene actually need?
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StageworthyPod

- 18 days ago

@philrickaby: Announcing the title of my holiday audio drama coming in November! It Sees You When You're Sleeping: a 6 part audio drama for those who like some horror in their holiday cheer. Watch here, or go to https://t.co/DEPofGSgQm to sign up for updates. #itseesyousleeping #audiodrama https://t.co/4CCpvzy1AN
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StageworthyPod

- 19 days ago

@philrickaby: On this episode of @stageworthypod, I announce that after 6-ish years of producing Stageworthy on a weekly basis, that I'll be taking a bit of a break (probably a couple of months). https://t.co/qdR4m3kqnT
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