Emily J. Richard
Founder/Managing Director Emerita
Emily is a founder and managing director emerita of Nora’s Playhouse. Her New York stage managing credits include: The Fallen Nora’s Playhouse (NYU Gallatin’s Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre); Doppelganger Feed the Herd (3-Legged Dog); Throat with producer Allison Prouty (45th Street Theater); The War Zone is My Bed Nora’s Playhouse (Looking Glass Theater, Makor, & Vol de Nuit); Bash: Latterday Plays Sandbox Theater (Under St. Marks); House of Yes Strange Sister Theatre (Sanford Meisner Theater); Spare Change Young Minds Inc. (2004 Fringe); Fragments of Ricky the Super Hero, A Love Story with Ross Peabody and Feed the Herd; Gotham Standards (2003 Fringe); A Doll House with Caroline Reddick Lawson (Wings Theater). Emily earned her B.A. from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU. Her interdisciplinary concentration was “Stage Managing the World”. At NYU, she was Literary Manager of Gallatin Theater Troupe (GTT). Through GTT, she stage-managed Brilliant Traces and Antigone, produced Much Ado About Nothing, and administered GTT’s Sunday Reading Series for student-written plays. Emily completed her Master’s in Public Administration at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service, for Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy, specializing in International Management and Policy. She is a production coordinator for Brooklyn Brew Shop. Emily is also founding her own social enterprise start-up, Simple Brewing Company, that will support Nora’s Playhouse by donating proceeds raised through beer sales.