Wild Places

Austin TX
The Off Center

An immersive play about drugs, healing, and the unknown. Two women lead groups of audience members through rituals of self-healing and consciousness-expanding; all the while their stories and fears begin to creep in and take over. Petra is a famous self-help guru who preaches against pharmaceutical companies; Girly is a panic-ridden weirdo who drank ayahuasca accidentally. […]

Block Association

written by Michael Yates Crowley Performed by: Heidi ArmbrusterJohn BehlmannKeilly McQuailGenesis OliverAlexandra SilberMyra Lucretia TaylorLiesl Allen Yaeger  Creative Team Scenographer: Sara C. WalshSound & Video Designer: Asa WemberAssistant Director: Kathleen Capdesuñer Casting Consultant: Ada KaramanyanLine Producer: Elena BoulosDramaturges: Katherine Kovner & Chelsea Fryer

The Games We Used to Play

Wesleyan University

The Games We Used to PlayWritten and Performed by Max Goldblatt and Michael Rau Produced by the Docklight Theater Company First performed at 3047 North Lincoln, Chicago, Illinois, August, 2004 remounted at Wesleyan University, September 2004 Toured to Colgate College, December 2004. Praise for “The Games We Used to Play” “Anyone familiar with their work […]

Was Übrig Bleibt

Theater Bielefeld

WAS ÜBRIG BLEIBT(the Bereaved) Written by Thomas BradshawDirected by Michael Rau Produced by Theater Bielefeld The german language premiere in January 2010.Ran in the company repertory till June 2010. Nominated to Theater Heute list of best Foreign Dramas. Remounted at the Voices of Change Festival in Berlin, May 2010.

Song of a Convalescent Ayn Rand Giving Thanks to the Godhead in the Lydian Mode

Dixon Place
IRT Theater
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater

“Song of a Convalescent Ayn Rand Giving Thanks to the Godhead in the Lydian Mode”created by Wolf 259written by Michael Yates Crowleydirected by Michael Rau Produced by Chas Carey Set: Sara C WalshCostume: Valerie BartLights: Derek WrightSound and Projections: Asa Wember Workshopped at Hearth GodsPerformed at Dixon PlaceIRT TheaterJoe’s Pub at the Public Theater

The Bird

The Bushwick Starr

“The Bird” a production based on Anton Chekov’s “The Seagull” Produced by: One Year Lease Sets: Sara C Walsh Lights: Derek Wright Clothes: Jessica Pabst Performed by: Babis Gousias Emma Jackson The show was developed during a residency in Northern Greece in March and April of 2008, and the piece made its US premiere at […]

The Absent Project

The Absent ProjectCreated by Michael Rau and Jeremy Paul One third performance, one third art installation, and one third game, Absent is a journey across a bridge and through a century to find secret histories and hidden mysteries. This original experiential creation premiered at the 2010 IngenuityFest. Selected by the Cleveland Plains Dealer as one of the […]

Real Dogs

Written by Michael Yates CrowleyDirected by Michael Rau June 10th and 11th at 8pm, 2010at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC Sets: Derek WrightCostumes: Sara C Walsh Performed by Clint Morris*, Allen McCullough*, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Casey Robinson and Stewart Miller.*AEA member SYNOPsis:REAL DOGS is a play about the end of the world, seen from […]

Gypsy Moth

Gypsy Motha play by Kelley Giroddirected by Michael Rau dramaturgy:Tessa LaNeveLights: Elizabeth Harper starring Ashley Baker, Vanessa Brown and Devon Jordan First performed at the Schapiro Studio, February, 2006Remounted again at the Tank, March 2006Remounted at the Kraine Theater, November 2006 Synopsis:Gypsy Moth, written by Kelley Girod, is a 20 minute drama that seeks to […]

The Ted Haggard Monologues

The Ted Haggard MonologuesA fictional retelling of the Ted Haggard saga Written and peformed by Michael Yates CrowleyDirected by Michael Rau Performed at the Collective:Unconscious Theater. Toured to Theater Bielefeld for the undergroundzero festival Praise for “The Ted Haggard Monologues”“[A] terrific showcase for its author/performer, Michael Yates Crowley, who proves himself to be a deft […]

Evanston: A Rare Comedy

HERE Arts Center

Evanston: A Rare Comedy a new play by Michael Yates Crowleydirected by Michael Rau 8:30pm, August 3 – 5 at HERE Arts Center (part of the Summer Sublet Series) Featuring:Bodine Alexander, Chas Carey, Leah Karpel, Michael Yates Crowley, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Devon Jordan*, Kate MacCluggage*, and Sam West (*Appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.) Sets: […]

Mistrovská Díla

Jiří Myron Theatre

Jiří Myron TheatrePetr KotíkMaster Pieces (2014) // World Premiere / Festival commissionAlmost a Lecture, Chamber OperaLibretto adapted by Petr Kotik in collaboration with Michael Rau: the 1936 lecture What Are Master Pieces and Why Are so Few of Them by Gertrude Stein.Staged and Directed by Michael RauKamala Sankaram, sopranoMarty Coyle, TenorJeffrey Gavett, BaritoneAdrian Rosas, BassPauline […]