David’s Red Haired Death

  Two women find that they have everything in common until the death of a brother drives them apart. The redhaired mythology that glorifies and empowers two women leads them into a big love, but can’t lead them safely out again. A play about the heaviness of the things we carry. A two woman show in … Read More

As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying By William Faulkner Adapted for the Stage by Michael Rau Wesleyan University Theater/American Studies Honors Thesis Performed in the 92 Theater, April 2005 Set: Rob Leitzell Light: Tsultrim Davis Cast: Marina Kastan, Edward Bauer, Michael Gottwald, Anthony Nikolchev, Chris Keeler, Ali Kimmel, Jeremy Paul, and Josh Lubin-Levy

The Great God Brown

[one_third] THE GREAT GOD BROWN By Eugene O’Neill Directed by Michael Rau February 20-23, 2008 The Riverside Theatre 91 Claremont Avenue Between 120th and 122nd Streets [/one_third] [one_third] Set: Sara C Walsh Light: Derek Wright Costume: Jessica Pabst Sound: Hilary Charnas Stage Management: Paige Williams [/one_third] [one_third_last] Performed by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen Catherine Gowl Chris Henry … Read More

Melancholy Play

[one_third] Melancholy Play Written by Sarah Ruhl directed by Visiting Artist Michael Rau ’05. February 24-26,2011 at 8pm in the CFA Theater, [/one_third] [one_third] Lighting design: Jack Carr, Costume design:Leslie Weinberg Scenic Design: Marcela Oteiza. Dramaturgy: Lila Becker Stage Management: Sara Schniller Assistant Director: Nathan Perry [/one_third] [one_third_last] Performed by: Emma Maclean Alma Sanchez- Eppler … Read More

Righteous Money

RIGHTEOUS MONEY Written & Performed by Michael Yates Crowley Directed by Michael Rau Premiered Nov. 4, 2009 at Ars Nova, NYC, as part of ANT FEST. toured to: Theater Bielefeld, Germany, May 2010 remounted at the Voices of Change Festival, Berlin, May 2010 Remounted at 59E59th Street Theaters, NYC, July 2010, as part of East … Read More


Machinal By Sophie Treadwell Directed by Michael Rau Featuring: Amanda Baker, Aoife Carty, Michael Sean Cirelli, Lucy Freeman, John Anthony Gorman, Sarah Hughes, Jenna Krasowski, Melanie Meijer, Luka Mijatovic, Celine Modschiedler, and Blake Williams Stage Manager: Maegan Sacco Set & Lighting Designer: Gabe Evansohn Costumes: Elizabeth Barrett Groth Sound: Asa Wember Artistic Director: Alison Beatty … Read More

Never Swim Alone

Never Swim Alone Written by Daniel MacIvor Directed by Michael Rau Performed in the Greene Room at Wesleyan University, 2002 Cast: Lily Whitsitt, Josh Lubin-Levy, Justin Schmidt

The Games We Used to Play

The Games We Used to Play Written 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 … Read More

Was Ubrig Bliebt

WAS ÜBRIG BLEIBT (the Bereaved) Written by Thomas Bradshaw Directed 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…..

“Song of a Convalescent Ayn Rand Giving Thanks to the Godhead in the Lydian Mode” created by Wolf 259 written by Michael Yates Crowley directed by Michael Rau Produced by Chas Carey Set: Sara C Walsh Costume: Valerie Bart Lights: Derek Wright Sound and Projections: Asa Wember Workshopped at Hearth Gods Performed at Dixon Place … Read More