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Michael Silverstone

Co-founder of 600 Highwaymen

600 HIGHWAYMEN (est. 2009) makes theater performances written and directed by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone. The company’s work has been performed or developed in NYC at The Invisible Dog, Abrons Arts Center, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Park Avenue Armory, and The Public Theater; domestically at American Repertory Theater (Cambridge), AT&T Performing Arts Center (Dallas), Fringe Arts (Philadelphia), Fusebox Festival (Austin), International Festival of Arts & Ideas (New Haven), Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), On The Boards (Seattle), Spoleto Festival (Charleston, SC), Sundance Institute at MASS MoCA (North Adams, MA), Torn Space (Buffalo), Walker Arts Center (Minneapolis), Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus), Woolly Mammoth (Washington, DC); internationally at The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (UAE), Bristol Old Vic / In Between Time (UK), Centre Pompidou (France), Centre Pompidou Málaga (Spain), Dublin Theatre Festival (Ireland), MESS Festival (Sarajevo), Luminato Festival (Toronto), Noorderzon (The Netherlands), Onassis Cultural Centre (Greece), OzAsia Festival (Australia), Parc de la Villette (France), FITS/Sibiu Fest (Romania), Theaterformen (Germany), and Zürcher Theater Spektakel. Their adaptation of Kasimir and Karoline, originally commissioned by the Salzburg Festival, was recently performed at The Gate Theatre in London and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. In addition to an Obie Award, Zurich’s ZKB Patronage Prize, and a nomination for Austria’s Nestroy Award, Browde and Silverstone were named artist fellows by the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2016. Various projects on the horizon.


Friday Phone Call # 58

Friday Phone Call # 58

600 HIGHWAYMEN's Michael Silverstone and Abigail Browde

25 April 2014

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: 600 HIGHWAYMEN.