Discipline: Theatre – musical theatre

Glen Berger

Discipline: Theatre – musical theatre
Region: Ghent, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2016

Glen Berger worked on a play about folk music and environmentalism in 1962. It was commissioned by Berkeley Rep. He's a playwright, has worked on Broadway musicals, and also writes for television — mostly animated shows with a science-curriculum-bent for public television.



Glen Berger worked in the Kirby studio.

Erected in memory of Sarah L. Kirby, who had left a bequest to MacDowell, this studio was the first — and remains the only — brick building on the grounds. Built by local mason Augustus Beaulieu, the load-bearing masonry walls rest on a fieldstone foundation. The design of the boxlike building is simple and compact…

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