Rebecca Hart

actress. songwriter. hello there.

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  • Back to School: RH accepted to NYU's Graduate Music(al) Theatre Writing Program, Of All Things (parentheses mine)

    April 29, 2016

    Starts Fall 2016. Let the "composer-lyricist" games begin.

  • SABAB Theatre's "In the Eruptive Mode" at Spring Festival Tunis & Beirut May 3 & 7

    April 29, 2016

    and on the other side of the world ... Writer/director Sulayman Al-Bassam's "In the Eruptive Mode: Voices from a Hijacked Spring" recently played at the Yarmouk Cultural Centre in Kuwait, and will play the Spring Festival in Tunis (El Hamra Theatre, May 3) and Beirut (Sunflower Theatre, May 7). Featuring Hala Omran and Rebecca Hart, as well as live-scoring by composer Brittany Anjou. In English and Arabic w/surtitles.

  • This Summer! 'Midsummer, a Play With Songs' @Theaterworks Hartford July 14-August 21

    April 29, 2016

    Can't wait. Set in Edinburgh, Scotland (!), ,this is the story of " a great lost weekend ... performed by two talented actor-musicians". I get to sing, play, fall in love, and goof around, all with a scottish accent. For a link to tickets and info, see the 'Acting' page

Rebecca Hart once accidentally won a comedy contest in Dublin, Ireland while appearing as musical guest. She has been an actress since her first stage appearance at nine months old and a singer/songwriter/composer for only a slightly shorter time. Based in NYC, she is a regular at venues like The Rockwood Music Hall and Joe's Pub, and has toured extensively on both coasts and in Ireland. She also sings frequently with Brooklyn-based 7-piece folk outfit the Dirty Waltz Band. Hart studied Theatre at Brown University and subsequently trained with Maggie Flanigan (Maggie Flanigan Studio). New York stage credits include productions with Target Margin, Clubbed Thumb, and New Georges, and The Civilians (Associate Artist), and numerous regional credits include lead roles at the 35th and 37th Humana Festivals (Actors Theatre of Louisville). She is the female lead in the indie film “Wendell & the Lemon” (SlamDance Fest 2015) and can be seen playing guitar and sulking in Jason Reitman & Diablo Cody’s “Young Adult". She has made songs for productions with The Civilians, Target Margin Theatre, the New Ohio’s Ice Factory Festival, the Spkrbox Festival in Oslo Norway, and the National Alliance for Music Theatre (NAMT) Conference 2014. She is currently at work on a new recording, collaborating with acclaimed cellist/songwriter Ben Sollee.

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