Playwright Will Eno, part of the Residency Five programme supported by the Genesis Foundation, has his new play Wakey, Wakey premiered at Signature Theatre from Tuesday 7 February 2017. Signature Theatre launched its innovative Residency Five programme in 2012, guaranteeing a group of playwrights three new productions over the course of a five-year residency. The […]View more...
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Three world premieres by Residency Five playwrights in Signature Theatre’s 2016/17 season Monday, 13 June 2016 New York’s Signature Theatre has announced that three world premieres in its 2016/17 season will be by Residency Five writers will. The Genesis Foundation funds the Theatre’s innovative Residency Five programme in support of the company’s founding principle of […]View more...
Signature Theatre New York’s Signature Theatre was founded in 1991 and has at its heart an extended commitment to a living playwright’s body of work. In it’s inaugural year, it became the first theatre company to devote an entire season to the work of a single playwright, creating an immersive journey into their […]
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
The Genesis Foundation has established a new partnership with New York’s leading centre for new writing, the Signature Theatre, a first for the Foundation in North America.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Genesis Foundation to fund the innovative Residency Five programme at Signature Theatre in New York, supporting nine playwrights over the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons.
14th November 2016 The Genesis Foundation today announces the appointment of its 25th Genesis LAMDA Scholar: Stuart Thompson. John Studzinski instigated the Genesis LAMDA scholarship endowment in 1998, following a conversation with Dame Janet Suzman DBE, about the socio-economic inequality of the intake in the major London drama schools. Since then John Studzinski and the […]View more...
Genesis Foundation Summer Roundup Friday, 5 August 2016 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the founding of the Genesis Foundation, an exciting year that has already seen the historic vespers service take place at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, plays by Genesis international playwrights performed in South Africa and at the Royal Court, and Hadrian […]View more...
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 Hadrian Garrard, director of Create London, is awarded the biennial Genesis Prize recognising an outstanding mentor of artistic talent Hadrian Garrard, director of Create London, is today announced as the winner of the 2016 Genesis Prize, worth £25,000, that recognises an outstanding mentor of artistic talent. The Genesis Prize is the only […]Read The Full Press Release
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 Genesis Foundation commissions new Stabat Mater from James MacMillan World premiere to be given by Harry Christophers, The Sixteen & Britten Sinfonia, Barbican Hall, 16 October 2016 The weekend of 15/16 October will see the Barbican Centre present a series of concerts and talks dedicated to James MacMillan. At the centre of […]Read The Full Press Release
Tuesday, 5 January 2015
History will be made on the evening of Tuesday 9 February when the Genesis Foundation and the Choral Foundation bring together leaders of the Catholic Church and the Church of England for the first service according to the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church to be celebrated since the 1550s at Hampton Court Palace’s Chapel Royal.