Past Events



May 10, 2017 - Jun 3, 2017

In this climate, it is urgent to create art that asserts community, cross-cultural communication common humanity. To that end, Waterwell is setting its production of Hamlet 100 years ago in what was then Persia (now Iran) on the eve of WWI. It…


Hanna in ‘Universal Robots’

Jun 3, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

Waterwell’s own Hanna Cheek is teaming back up with playwright Mac Rogers in Gideon Productions‘ Universal Robots. Their previous collaboration, Sovereign, won widespread acclaim, the New York Times calling Hanna’s performance “a magnetic star turn”. From their press materials: UNIVERSAL ROBOTS offers an alternate history…

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‘Hamlet’ Reading w/ Red Bull

May 2, 2016 - May 2, 2016

This provocative dual-language adaptation of Hamlet, featuring Tony Award-nominated actor Arian Moayed, is set in Persia circa 1916, on the eve of the first World War and the arrival of the British. Prince Hamlet returns home to find his father murdered and…


‘Turning Texas Blue’ Reading at Upstart Creatures

Mar 27, 2016

Our friends at The Upstart Creatures share a reading of Jennifer Joan Thompson’s, Turning Texas Blue, a political farce originally commissioned and developed by Waterwell. The Upstart Creatures feed the body and soul by presenting theater alongside delicious food. Stephen Bel Davies directs the…


Final Performance of ‘The Humans’ with Arian at Roundabout!

Jan 3, 2016

Don’t miss your chance to see ‘The Humans’ from Roundabout Theatre before it moves to Broadway next year. Running at the Laura Pels Theatre until January 3rd, 2016, this new american play has been called, “A haunting, beautifully realized play, quite possibly the…


Nicole in ‘These Paper Bullets’ at the Atlantic Theater Company

Nov 20, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016

Geffen Playhouse and the Atlantic Theater Company are bringing the Yale Repertory Theatre’s production, These Paper Bullets! to New York on Nov 20-Jan 10 at the Linda Gross Theater. Starring ensemble member Nicole Parker as Beatrice in this modish rip off of Shakespeare’s…


Hanna in Mac Rogers’ ‘Sovereign’ at Judson Church

Oct 13, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015

Waterwell ensemble member Hanna Cheek is performing in Mac Rogers‘ critically acclaimed, award-winning The Honeycomb Trilogy as it returns to New York for a rep run. Sovereign is the third part of The Honeycomb Trillogy, and it will run at The Gym at Judson Oct 13 –…


The Talent Show Presents: Mysteries of the Unknown

Oct 13, 2015

Starting October 13th, the wildly popular and hilarious variety show, The Talent Show, with writer/comedian Elna Baker and Waterwell ensemble member Kevin Townley will begin a monthly residency at Joe’s Pub, creating an entirely new event each month based on a theme. Check out…


Hanna in ‘The Pumpkin Pie Show’ at UNDER St. Marks

Sep 24, 2015 - Oct 10, 2015

The Pumpkin Pie Show with writer Clay McLeod Chapman and Waterwell ensemble member Hanna Cheek is running again in New York, Sep 24 – Oct 10, 8p Thu-Sat at 8p at UNDER St. Marks. The Pumpkin Pie Show is darkly funny, sometimes devastating and always a little creepy. Don’t…


Talent Show Presents: The Fake Emmys!

Sep 20, 2015

Elna Baker and Waterwell ensemble member Kevin Townley are bringing back to life their delightful theme-variety program with the latest installment, The Talent Show: Fake Emmys Show on Sunday, Sep 20th for the Eugene Miriam Comedy Festival at the Bell House in Brooklyn. “We never quite…


Nicole in ‘These Paper Bullets’ at the Geffen

Sep 8, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015

Geffen Playhouse in association with Atlantic Theater Company is presenting The Yale Repertory Theatre production of Those Paper Bullets!, featuring Waterwell ensemble member Nicole Parker as Beatrice. These Paper Bullets will run Sep 8 – Oct 18 at the Gil Cates Theater. Read more about the…


Tom to direct ‘Checkpoint Charlie: State of Affairs’ at Ars Nova

Jun 10, 2015

Co-founder Tom Ridgely is set to direct an all-new show as part of Ars Nova’s ANT Fest this June! Checkpoint Charlie: State of Affairs. From the ANT Fest website: “Soviet spy Checkpoint Charlie narrates the glorious history of Marxism with help from her troupe…


Nicole performs with North Carolina Symphony

Jun 6, 2015

Ensemble member Nicole Parker will join North Carolina Symphony as vocalist in their 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. The symphony is led by conductor Stuart Chafetz and will perform some of the greatest…


‘Guards at the Taj’, featuring Arian, starts previews May 20

May 20, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015

Co-founder Arian Moayed is set to play in a exciting new work of celebrated playwright Rajiv Joseph (Broadway’s Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) – Guards at the Taj. This bold and visionary new play recently won the prestigious Laurents/Hatcher Award and is directed by Tony…


Hanna in ‘Pumpkin Pie Show’ at the Stanley Film Festival

May 3, 2015

If you happen to be in Colorado, check out ensemble member Hanna Cheek in the Pumpkin Pie Show at the Stanley Film Festival on May 3rd. If you haven’t seen it, the Pumpkin Pie Show is part ghost story-telling session, part boxing match, part shamanistic ritual, and…


Nicole in ‘Suitcase Full of Lies’

Apr 26, 2015

Ensemble member Nicole Parker, whose Broadway credits include Wicked, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me and The People in the Picture, is offering an evening entitled Suitcase Full of Lies on April 26 at 7p at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Don’t miss her as…

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Waterwell in Residence at St. Lawrence

Mar 9, 2015 - Mar 12, 2015

Arian, Tom, Hanna and Kevin will be in residence at St. Lawrence University Mar 9-12 workshopping A.Jax, Waterwell’s “live move musical” adaptation of the play by Sophocles. In addition to work-in-progress showing on Wed at 7:30p, they’ll be teaching devising and improv workshops,…


GAP Presents! The Green Plays

Sep 10, 2014 - Sep 11, 2014

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, joins acclaimed partner companies EST/Youngblood, Naked Angels, Studio 42, and Waterwell at The Green Building in Brooklyn with GAP Presents! The Green Plays, five new short plays by Hanna Cheek/Lauren Cregor…