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Cara Reichel ’96 & Prospect Theater Company

Cara Reichel is a stage director and creator of new musical theater, and the founding Artistic Director of NYC’s acclaimed
Prospect Theater Company (recipient of a 2016 OBIE Award grant), founded by Princeton alumni (including Melissa Huber ’96)
and dedicated to the development and production of new American musicals by emerging artists. She collaborates frequently
with composer / lyricist Peter Mills ’95, bringing musicals from concept to full production including ILLYRIA, THE ROCKAE, THE UNDERCLASSMAN, DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES, and the upcoming THE HELLO GIRLS. She collaborated with Mills,
Susan DiLallo, and Stephen Weiner on IRON CURTAIN (NYC Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production) and with
many other writers both in NYC and across the US on other projects. She received a prestigious Bogliasco Fellowship
in Genoa, Italy. In Fall 2017 she was a visiting lecturer at Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts Atelier Program.
She has received “New Directors / New Works” Grants from the Drama League, and the “Lucille Lortel Award” from the
League of Professional Theatre Women, which honors promising emerging artistic directors. www.carareichel.com


Women in the Arts Showcase

Thursday, October 4

Please join us for the Opening Reception and Women in the Arts Showcase to hear from a select group of alumni artists and student groups, and participate in interactive/collaborative creative activities. The Opening Reception will kick off in the New South tent at 6:30 p.m., followed by various performances, displays, and activities in the tent and the Lewis Arts complex beginning at 7:30 p.m. There will also be work by visual artists on display throughout the weekend at Maclean House.

Women in the Arts Showcase Program (PDF 52KB)

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