DEBORAH BLUMENTHAL returns to TimeLine with OLSO after last year’s production of A SHAYNA MAIDEL. She is the former Director of New Play Development for Route 66 Theatre Company, and her production dramaturgy credits include work with Raven Theatre, Porchlight Music Theatre, Court Theatre, and the Chicago Humanities Festival. Deborah is a native New Yorker, and has worked in the literary departments of The Public Theater, Second Stage Theatre, and Ars Nova. She holds a BA in American Studies with a focus on the American musical from Columbia University’s Barnard College and an MA in Humanities and 20th Century American Drama from the University of Chicago.

Inside A SHAYNA MAIDEL with playwright Barbara Lebow

During the rehearsal process for A Shayna Maidel, dramaturg Deborah Blumenthal spoke with playwright Barbara Lebow about her process creating the play and its resonance in today's world. Learn more about the powerful play in her exclusive …

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