Seth Barrish & Lee Brock

Lee Brock & Seth Barrish

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Co-Artistic Director of The Barrow Group
Theater Direction: Mike Birbiglia’s Thank God for Jokes, Martin Moran’s All The Rage (Lucille Lortel Award for BEST SOLO SHOW), Mike Birbiglia’s My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, (Lucille Lortel Award for BEST SOLO SHOW, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Solo Show), Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me (Nightlife Award for OUTSTANDING COMEDIAN IN A MAJOR PERFORMANCE), Martin Moran’s The Tricky Part (OBIE Award, Drama Desk Nominations for BEST PLAY and BEST SOLO SHOW), David Edgar’s Pentecost (Drama Desk Nomination for BEST PLAY), Jon Maran’s Old Wicked Songs (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award & Garland Award for BEST DIRECTION), and Good (Straw Hat Award for BEST DIRECTION), among dozens of productions spanning a 40-year career Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway, in regional theater and internationally. Seth directed the NETFLIX special Mike Birbiglia: My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and co-directed the NETFLIX special Thank God for Jokes.  He co-directed Mike Birbiglia’s feature film Sleepwalk With Me (winner of the BEST OF NEXT at the Sundance Film Festival. Theaters Seth has worked with include Berkeley Rep, New York Theater Workshop, The Long Wharf, The McCarter, The Geffen Playhouse, The Intiman, Sundance Theatre Lab, The Promenade, The Signature Theater, Asolo Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose Rep, The La Jolla Playhouse, Two River Theater, Playhouse 91, La Mama e.t.c., The Perry Street Theatre, Provincetown Rep, and The Barrow Group—a New York City theatre company where he is Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director. A professional acting and directing teacher, Seth recently served as a Master Teacher at the International Director’s Symposium in Spoleto, Italy, and is author of the book An Actor’s Companion–Tools for the Working Actor, published by TCG.  Seth was a consulting producer on Mike Birbiglia’s film Don’t Think Twice and a producer on Mike Birbiglia’s CD “Sleepwalk With Me Live.” As an actor, Seth appears regularly in film and on television.


Co-Artistic Director of The Barrow Group
Lee Brock is Co-Artistic Director of The Barrow Group, a multi-award-winning theater company where she has overseen, developed and/or produced over 150 projects. Highlights include: On the Wing, Blue Window, Serenading Louie, Three Sisters, Good, Old Wicked Songs, Trust, God’s Country, Lonely Planet, Tales from Hollywood, Ghost in the Machine, Greetings, Walking the Blond, K2, Split, Off the Map, Stop Kiss, Last Train to Nibroc, Sonnets for an Old Century, Release, Pentecost, Birth Story, Gray Area, The Tricky Part, All the Rage, Enemy of the People. Directing Credits include: Uncle Vanya, The Timekeepers, Orange Flower Water, Art, Save Me, The Pavilion, Abigail’s Party. In 2009 Ms. Brock created FAB (For, About and By Women) a development company dedicated to creating projects for women. This company serves over 100 artists. One of Ms. Brock’s personal missions is to help artists create their own projects. She has acted at The Kennedy Center, Manhattan Theater Club, The Lucille Lortel, Playhouse 91, La Mama e.t.c, and other theaters around the country. Her television appearances include leading roles in Orange is the New Black, Law and Order, Law and Order SVU, and Law and Order Criminal Intent. Lee teaches classes with The Barrow Group. Thousands of students from all over the world have studied with her in the last 30 years. She’s most proud of her two favorite productions, her children, Phillip and Rachel.

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