Sean Graney’s Directing Experience

email me: Directing Experience, Regional: Pasadena Playhouse (presenting The Hypocrites), Pasadena, CA Pirates of Penzance, by Gilbert & Sullivan, adapted by me (January. 2018) Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR Yeomen of the Guard, by Gilbert & Sullivan, adapted by me   Berkeley Repertory Theatre (presenting The Hypocrites), Berkeley, CA Pirates of Penzance, by Gilbert & Sullivan, adapted by me (Nov.-Dec. 2015)… Read more →

All Our Tragic

Visit the blog for All Our Tragic, my adaptation of thirty-two surviving Greek Tragedies. Or visit The Hypocrites page about the 2015 production. Read more →

Sean Graney’s Writing

Email me: This stuff is available if you are interested.   All Our Tragic, a twelve hour modern festival of Dionysus, conjoined adaptation of the 32 surviving Greek tragedies.   Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, and HMS Pinafore, co-adapted with Andra Velis Simon, Matt Kahler and Kevin O’Donnell. Ten performers who act as their own orchestra.   Johanna Faustus, co-adapted… Read more →

Courier-Journal Review: Fun trumps in ‘Pinafore’ at Actors

By Elizabeth Kramer During the last Louisville visit in 2014, The Hypocrites gave audiences their rendition of “The Pirates of Penzance” replete with colorful beach-themed trimmings. Less than two years later, the Chicago-based troupe is back at Actors Theatre of Louisville with “H.M.S. Pinafore” – another adaptation from the Victorian era’s great theatrical creators W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. With this… Read more →

Chicago Tonight: Hypocrites’ 12-Hour Play ‘All Our Tragic’ Nets Six Jeff Awards

By Chloe Riley The math was good for “The Hypocrites” at Monday’s Jeff Awards: the company’s 12-hour play took home a whopping six awards. “All Our Tragic,” The Hypocrites’ salute to all things Greek tragedy, walked away with six “Jeffs” at the Joseph Jefferson Awards–a committee-driven awards ceremony that basically amounts to the local Tonys. The awards honored best ensemble, best… Read more →