Seth Barrish & Lee Brock

Lee Brock & Seth Barrish


Co-Artistic Director of The Barrow Group

Theater Direction: Broadway; Mike Birbiglia’s The Old Man and The Pool (Vivian Beaumont), The New One (Cort Theater). West End; Mike Birbiglia’s The Old Man and The Pool (Wyndham’s Theatre). Off-Broadway; Rachel Bloom’s Death, Let Me Do My Show, Thank God for Jokes (Lucille Lortel nomination), All the Rage (Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle nomination), My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, (Lucille Lortel Award, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle nominations — final performance at Carnegie Hall), Sleepwalk With Me (Nightlife Award), The Tricky Part (OBIE Award, two Drama Desk nominations), Pentecost (Drama Desk nomination), Old Wicked Songs (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award & Garland Award), Good (Straw Hat Award), and many more.

Television Direction: The Old Man and The Pool (Netflix), The New One (Netflix), My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend (Netflix), Thank God for Jokes (Netflix, co-director)

Film Direction: Co-director for Sleepwalk With Me

Screenwriting: Co-writer of Sleepwalk With Me.

Playwriting: Co-adaptor of Enemy Of The People (an adaptation of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People)

Producing: Consulting Producer for Don’t Think Twice; Co-producer for Sleepwalk With Me Live.

Theaters Seth has worked with include The Barrow Group, Steppenwolf, Lincoln Center, 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 more.

A professional acting and directing teacher, Seth 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.

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 more than 200 projects. Directing Credits include: Lyle Kessler’s Perp, Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party (NY Times Critic’s Pick), Craig Wright’s The Pavilion, Dan Clancy’s The Timekeepers, Craig Wright’s Orange Flower Water, and a new translation of Uncle Vanya. In 2009 Ms. Brock created FAB, a development wing of The Barrow Group dedicated to creating projects For, About, and By Women. FAB serves more than 100 artists. One of Ms. Brock’s personal missions is to help artists create their own projects. She has acted at The Barrow Group, The Kennedy Center, Manhattan Theater Club, The Lucille Lortel, Playhouse 91, La Mama e.t.c, and many 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 is a leading teacher at The Barrow Group. Thousands of students from all over the world have studied with her in the last thirty-seven years. She’s most proud of her two favorite productions, her children, Phillip and Rachel.

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