November 3, 2023   by Jeryl Brunner for FORBES

Leigh Silverman is a busy director these days, but we are so glad she calls NYTW her home! In her chat with FORBES, Leigh talks everything from the creation of Merry Me and representation on stage, to walking into the workshop in 1996 as an intern during the original production of RENT.

“To overly describe Merry Me would give away too many spoilers. β€œIt’s an incredibly queered up cocktail of a play about a group of people stationed on an army base and the sexual shenanigans that they get into,” I like to leave it at that,” says Silverman.”

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Categories: 2023/24 Season and Artist Interviews. Tags: Leigh Silverman and Merry Me.