Roundabout Director's Group

2019-2020 

Marlee is honored to be an inaugural member of Roundabout Director's Group. In this group of early career and emerging director's Marlee is one of 12 members to be selected and invited to participate in Roundabout Theatre Company's pilot program 2019-2020. The group is led by Miranda Haymon and Jill Rafson.  

 

BroadwayWorld: 
 https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Roundabout-Launches-Assistance-for-Emerging-Directors-with-Roundabout-Directors-Group-20200520

Playbill.com: 

https://www.playbill.com/article/roundabout-unveils-its-inaugural-directors-group

Image: Roundabout Theatre Company, Artists in Residency Page 

Image Description: On a dark purple background in white letters at the top of the image, reads: ROUNDABOUT DIRECTORS GROUP. Beneath the lettering are individual headshot images from the shoulders up of all 10 directors. Under the photographs, at the bottom of the page, in white font lists their names which reads as: "Top Row L to R: Kathleen Capdesuñer, V. Greene, Kayla Stokes, Liza Couser, Santiago Iacinti, Rebecca Aparicio. Bottom Row L to R: Esther M. Cohen, Dominique Rider, Marlee Koenigsberg, Rory Pelsue, Lauren Kiele DeLeon,   

Cristina Angeles.   

Westport Country Playhouse - 2015 

While working as WCP's Directing Fellow where she also served as Production Dramaturge for Mark Lamos' production of Broken Glass by Arthur Miller. Actress Angela Reed mentions her in this article as "a fantastic dramaturge [...] That's been really great because she has given us so much source material to constantly be going back and looking through.
 

Full Broadway World Interview here: https://www.broadwayworld.com/connecticut/article/BWW-Interview-Angela-Reed-Talks-BROKEN-GLASS-at-Westport-Country-Playhouse-20151005

​The Chautauqua Young Readers Program  - 2013 & 2014 

In 2013 & 2014, Marlee worked as an Artistic Associate for Chautauqua Theatre Company where she helmed the company's artistic involvement with the institution's Young Readers program. Marlee staged and brought to life original works based off of the children's reading club book selections, for children ages roughly 6-10 (though she did have a four year old audience member attend Romeo & Juliet!). 


Young Readers' Romeo and Juliet Project Interview by The Chautauqua Daily, 2013 


Young Readers' Wonder Interview by The Chautauqua Daily, 2014

The Chautauqua 'Fore Play: Pre Show Discussions - 2014

While working at Chautauqua Theatre Company, Marlee participated in crafting the pre-show discussions for theatre patrons and led all discussions as the Artistic Associate & Production Dramaturg for the CTC 2014 Season. 

Here's a bit on the 'Fore Play Discussions:

https://chqdaily.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/fore-play-invites-deeper-look-into-world-premiere-of-the-may-queen/

Press From The Signal Season of Dummy Hoy - 2014 

"...The Signal Season of Dummy Hoy is an admirable achievement.” 

NY Theatre Now Review  by Sergei Burbank

“…And the authors and director of Dummy Hoy excel in the scenes that marry theme and action, that reflect the weakness of conventional speech and sound to create meaning…” 
Review by Scott Klavan

“[Captioning] allows for the inclusion of all audience members while still giving them the space to interpret what they see…” 
StageBuddy Review By Carly Mento

 

The Signal Season of Dummy Hoy -- Interview By Reviewfix

Sports and Theatre Announcement Article 

Press from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - 2014  

 

"…a truly unique and impacting experience..” StageBuddy By Carly Mento

 

Announcement from BroadwayWorld.com

 

Announcement from Playbill.com 


Daily Motion News Coverage of 'Jekyll & Hyde' in Celebration of NYDT's 35th Year
View Clips of Rehearsal

The Chautauqua Late Night Cabaret - 2013 

While working at Chautauqua Theatre Company as the Directing Fellow in 2013, Marlee directed the final production of the season: the Late Night Cabaret.

Read about it here: 

https://chqdaily.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/late-night-cabaret-provides-ctc-conservatory-actors-last-chance-to-unleash-their-talent/

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