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On May 3rd, Kel will direct a reading of Deborah Brevoort's MY LORD, WHAT A NIGHT as part of Title Wave @ Bay Street: The 6th Annual New Works Festival.

 
Photo Credit: P. Kevin O'Leary

Photo Credit: P. Kevin O'Leary

In March, Kel directed a new play for the Working Theater in NYC: A LABOR STORY, by Nandita Shenoy and featuring Janice Amaya, Kaaron Briscoe, Bob D'Haene and Naomi Lorrain. 

 
Photo Credit: Jeff Lipsky

Photo Credit: Jeff Lipsky

Andre Braugher is interviewed by Jeryl Brunner of Forbes Magazine. “Tell Them I’m Still Young is a profoundly hopeful play and a marvelously insightful exploration of a 30-year marriage from an exciting young writer, Julia Doolittle, and a very sharp young director, Kel Haney,” says Braugher.

 

Andre Braugher on the Today Show mentions Tell Them I’m Still Young (3:33.)

 
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Andres Braugher’s interview with Donny Levit at The Village Green. They discuss Tell Them I’m Still Young and how he became involved with the play.

 
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Kel began 2019 directing Julia Doolittle’s Tell Them I’m Still Young at the American Theater Group, featuring Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk.

 
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In November 2018, Kel was down in Orlando directing Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What A Night for Orlando Shakes’ Playfest 2018.

 
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On May 16, Kel directed a reading of Julia Doolittle's Tell Them I'm Still Young (featuring Janice Amaya, Andre Braugher, Evan Maltby & Michelle Pawk) for EST/Youngblood. 

 
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On April 11, Kel directed Krista Knight's High Blonde as past of the first ever Fresh Ground Pepper Festival at New Ohio Theatre. 

 
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Kel directed a new play by nine-year old Kassandra (featuring Amber Gray & Ronald Peete) for the 52nd Street Project's Dream Big, The Possibility Plays, from March 23 to 25. 

 
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On March 3, Kel directed a reading of Eljon Wardally's By A Thread for Fault Line Theatre.

 
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On March 1, Kel and Gardiner traveled to San Francisco's Presidio Officer's Club for a one night performance of The Elephant In Every Room I Enter.

 
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On February 26, Stable Cable Lab Co. presented a reading of Montgomery by Stephen Brown, directed by Kel Haney. 

 
 
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On February 3, 2018 Kel directed Christopher Wall's The Inherent Sadness of Low-Lying Areas at New World Symphony (Miami.)

 
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Donny Levit from What's Next New Jersey interviews Sharyn Rothstein about her new play A Good Farmer, directed by Kel Haney.

 
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New Jersey Stage

 
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NJ.COM (True Jersey)

 
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What is the life of an immigrant worth? Are undocumented immigrants entitled to the American Dream? A Good Farmer, by Sharyn Rothstein, explores these questions and more in American Theater Group's inaugural mainstage production at SOPAC. 

Running January 24th - February 4th, 2018. Directed by Kel Haney.

 
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Manhattan Digest's Ryan Leeds interviews Kel Haney on tackling The Elephant In Every Room I Enter. 

 
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Daily Beast's Tim Teeman interviews Gardiner Comfort on life with Tourette Syndrome and The Elephant in Every Room I Enter. 

 
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Hollywood Soapbox's John Soltes interviews Gardiner Comfort about The Elephant in Every Room I Enter. 

 
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Along with 7 other women directors, Kel Haney participated in a round table interview with The Interval. They discussed their outlooks, mentorship, having authority, and more.

 
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The Elephant in Every Room I Enter performs in the Richman and Yudell Seminar Series on Humanism and Ethics in Medicine at Mount Sinai, followed by a conversation with Gardiner Comfort & Dr. Barbara Coffey. 

 
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The Columbia Lion's William Essilfie interviews Gardiner Comfort on The Elephant in Every Room I Enter.

 
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New York Theatre Workshop Announces that The Elephant in Every Room I Enter will appear in Next Door at NYTW's inaugural season. Created by Gardiner Comfort & directed by Kel Haney , running November 9th-26th, 2017.

 
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NJ.COM (True Jersey)

 
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 A co-production with New Jersey’s Luna Stage and Passage Theatre Company, Paradise centers on two outsiders – a gifted Muslim-American teenager and her disgraced biology teacher – who form an unlikely partnership to research first love. Science, religion, and exploitation are all fair game as both lives change forever.

Running October 5th - 20th, 2017. Written by Laura Maria Censabella and directed by Kel Haney.