Cars, televisions, iPods and other modern technology have put our society into social isolation. Curt Columbus believes in putting the audience back into the center of theatre in a “democratic space”.
ABOUT CURT COLUMBUS
Curt Columbus joined Trinity Rep as artistic director in January 2006. His directing credits for Trinity include Merchant of Venice, His Girl Friday, Camelot, Cabaret, The Odd Couple, The Secret Rapture, The Receptionist, A Christmas Carol, Memory House, Blithe Spirit, Cherry Orchard and the world premiere of Stephen Thorne’s…Poe. His plays Paris by Night, The Dreams of Antigone and Sparrow Grass premiered at Trinity. His adaptation of Crime and Punishment (with Marilyn Campbell) is published by Dramatists’ Play Service. Curt’s translations of Chekhov’s plays are published by Ivan R. Dee, Chekhov: The Four Major Plays. The Dreams of Antigone is published by Broadway Play Publishing. Curt lives in Pawtucket with his partner, Nathan Watson.