★ This fall, our 12-Hour Reading Festival returns to Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theater. Announcing playwright September 2019.
★ Animus continues its commitment to giving back to the community with monthly community service days throughout NYC. If you are interested in joining us on one of outings, contact us here
★ Additional Season Selection Series readings to be announced soon!
Animus Theatre Company is an artist-driven company whose mission is to explore and illuminate the resilience of the human spirit. Founded by Artistic Director Jonathan Judge-Russo with Rory Hammond, Al Miro, and Carrie Walsh, Animus Theatre Company produced its first play, John Patrick Shanley’s Where’s My Money? at the Cherry Lane Theatre, in 2012. Notable productions include Surfer Girl by Leslye Headland, Collected Shorts by Tennessee Williams, Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare, along with their 12-Hour Reading Festivals which have featured the works of Beth Henley (2018), John Patrick Shanley (2015), and Leslye Headland (2014) performed at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre.
Notable artists who have worked with Animus Theatre Company include playwrights Beth Henley, Leslye Headland, Theresa Rebeck, John Patrick Shanley, Bob Glaudini; directors Pamela Adlon, Edward Berkeley, Matthew Lillard, Andrew Lippa, Alan Langdon; and stage & film actors Alexis Bledel, Ben Foster, Andre Holland, Carol Kane, Christine Lahti, Stephen Pasquale, Piper Perabo, Bill Pullman, and Margo Seibert, among others.
Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me
Theatrescene.net - Review, Darryl Reilly
Joshua Crone - Review
OuterStage - Review, Robert Viagas
Show-Score - Reviews, #1 Rated Play in NYC
Reviewfix - Interview with Jonathan Judge-Russo
Showtones.com - Interview with Leif Steinert
OuterStage - Interview with Michael Broadhurst
Collected Shorts by Theresa Rebeck
Vogue -Interview with Pamela Adlon