Monday, April 30, 2018
4:30 PM
Berlind Rehearsal Room, McCarter Theatre Center
FREE and open to public

The Princeton Atelier presents a showing of new theater pieces inspired by students’ investigations into the mysteries of death and dying, created in the spring course “The Care and Feeding of Adults,” led by Hannah Bos, Oliver Butler, and Paul Thureen, the founding members of acclaimed Brooklyn based theater company The Debate Society.


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The Debate Society founding members Paul Thureen, Hannah Bos, and Oliver Butler

THE DEBATE SOCIETY is an OBIE Award-winning, Brooklyn based theater company that creates new plays through the collaboration of Hannah Bos (writer/performer), Paul Thureen (writer/performer) and Oliver Butler (director/developer).

The Debate Society’s plays include THE LIGHT YEARS (Playwrights Horizons), JACUZZI (Ars Nova; TimeOut Top 10 of 2014; published by Samuel French), BLOOD PLAY (Bushwick Starr/Under The Radar/Williamstown Theater Festival; Samuel French), BUDDY COP 2 (Ontological-Hysteric Incubator; Samuel French), YOU’RE WELCOME (The Brick; published by Playscripts), CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT (PS122; published by Samuel French and in PLAY A JOURNAL OF PLAYS), THE EATEN HEART, THE SNOW HEN and A THOUGHT ABOUT RAYA.

The Debate Society trio are recipients of a 2012 Obie Grant, 2013 Obie Award (Paul Thureen; Performance – Blood Play), NEFA National Theater Project Grant, Sundance Institute Fellows, winners of a 2010 “Village Voice Best of Award” for “Best Argument for Devised Theater” and were the 2012-14 Ars Nova Company in Residence. They are proud faculty members of The National Theater Institute.

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