Tectonic Theater Project


“El Gato con Botas” returned to NYC for a run at El Museo del Barrio and received rave reviews!

“Its revival of Moisés Kaufmans’s dazzling production of “El Gato con Botas” a one-hour chamber opera by the Catalan composer Xavier Montsalvatge based on the fairy tale “Puss in Boots,” is a delightful example of the company’s efforts to match each location to the opera’s subject matter. ”  -The New York Times   To read the full New […]

Daniel Beaty Promotes Both Artistry and Social Good — New York Times

LOS ANGELES — On a recent sweltering day, the actor and writer Daniel Beaty spent six hours at a high school near Watts, showing the students how their pain could turn into poetry. A few hours later, and about 20 miles north, he walked onstage at the Mark Taper Forum to portray the singer Paul […]

Tectonic Theater Project Brings CARMEN: A NEW AFRO-CUBAN MUSICAL to The Guggenheim ~BroadwayWorld

Tectonic Theater Project in the News! Tectonic Theater Project presented excerpts of CARMEN: A New Afro-Cuban Musical at the Guggenheim on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7:30PM.  

“Let’s do an experiment to see how much you are or are not like Laramie.”

Click here to watch Moisés Kaufman do an experiment to see how much you are or are not like Laramie, in this excerpt from a conversation between Moisés, Judy Shepard and Neda Ulaby at BAM in 2013. To view the full video click here  

Upcoming: SQUARE PEG ROUND HOLE residency at BRIClab

February 14 & 15 at BRIC Arts, Brooklyn You’re invited to a special work-in-progress presentation of Square Peg Round Hole at BRIC House Artist Studio. Following an intensive 10-day BRIClab residency, we’ll be sharing our progress with public audiences over two nights.   Don’t miss this your chance to be part of the evolution of this groundbreaking work. [...]

Media Release – Tallest Tree at Arena Stage

Click here for Tallest Tree at Arena Stage – PRESS RELEASE

We’re on the Cover of American Theater Magazine!

   Click here for American Theater Magazine’s cover story on The Tallest Tree in the Forest.   After rehearsal one evening in early August, as The Tallest Tree in the Forest is being readied in New York for its September run at Kansas City Repertory Theatre—to be followed by an October opening at California’s La Jolla Playhouse, and engagements […]

‘Tree’ Explores Roots of Robeson’s Art, Activism

     Actor-playwright-Beaty embraces icon’s complex character in solo show Daniel Beaty is an author and an actor, a playwright and a singer, and in general a pretty difficult man to pin down. Particularly when he has to keep scurrying off to tend to the oven during a phone interview. (He was experimenting with baking […]

Examiner Review: ‘The Tallest Tree in the Forest’ (Five Stars)

It was easy for the audience to see that Beaty was putting his heart and soul into every bit of dialogue and every song that he performed. The show began with him taking the stage and if youwere close enough you could see a tear running down his cheek. The show ended with the tear […]

Check out Playbill’s Announcement of Tectonic’s Production of Daniel Beaty’s ‘The Tallest Tree in the Forest’ at KC Rep

The world premiere of Daniel Beaty’s The Tallest Tree in the Forest, staged by Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman, plays the Kansas City Repertory Theatre prior to a run at the La Jolla Playhouse later this fall.  Written and performed by Daniel Beaty (Through the Night, Emergency), The Tallest Tree in the Forestbegan previews Aug. 30 and will run through Sept. […]