Experiencing Interruptions?


This short video, starring the deeply talented Eddie Cooper and written by the hilarious Charles Gershman, asks the big question:

What if Oedipus had Tiktok?

  • William A Steinberger
    New York Stage and Film, Clubbed Thumb, Hartford Stage, Wilma, Berkshire Theatre Group (director), associate producer of digital content for Jimmy Awards; producer for Second Stage, Playco/NYTW, et al.; wsteinberger.com
  • Charles Gershman
    Produced/developed by The New Group, the Lark, Theatre503, Edinburgh Fringe, 59E59; DGF Fellow, Chesley/Bumbalo Playwriting Award, Relentless Award and Princess Grace Award Semifinalist, Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award Nominee; MFA, NYU
  • William Steinberger
  • Charles Gershman
  • Eddie Cooper
    Key Cast
    Assassins at CSC, Little Shop of Horrors at NY City Center, Cradle Will Rock and Arturo Ui at CSC, also Atlantic, "The Night Of," "Banshee," and "Mozart in the Jungle"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Comedy, adaptation, digital, short, greek tragedy
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 28, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    150 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Drama League Awards
    New York City
    United States
    Nominee, 2021 Drama League Awards, Outstanding Digital Theatre Festival
Director Biography - William A Steinberger

William Steinberger is a multidisciplinary director and producer. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Forward, WHYY, Philadelphia Weekly, and Philadelphia Magazine.

Will has produced digital content for The Jimmy Awards, All For One, New Light, The Tank, Blue School, Packer Collegiate, Garden School, the Jewish Plays Project, and other organizations. He has created interactive apps for New Light, The Tank, Pocket Universe, InVersion, and FringeArts.

Will has worked at theaters including The Public, Second Stage, The Atlantic, New York Stage and Film, Clubbed Thumb, the Drama League, Town Hall, New York Theatre Workshop, The Play Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, InterAct, the Civilians, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Primary Stages, Philadelphia Theatre Company, the Wilma, and Hartford Stage. He has been honored with a Drama League Award nomination, as a finalist for the National Directors Fellowship, is a former Artist in Residence at New York Stage and Film, and is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab.

He is proud of collaborations with writers including Johnny G. Lloyd, Gina Femia, Charles Gershman, Cristina Luzárraga, Catherine Weingarten, Gina Stevensen, Sandra A. Daley, Greg Nanni, Rae Binstock, Andy Bragen, Zizi Majid, and Joanna Castle Miller; directors including Doug Hughes, Darko Tresnjak, David Auburn, Elizabeth Williamson, Michael Wilson, Kip Fagan and Rachel Alderman; and actors including Corbin Bleu, Sierra Boggess, Eddie Cooper, Boyd Gaines, Chilina Kennedy, Keith Randolph Smith, Michael Braun, Gregg Mozgola, Jayne Atkinson, and Michel Gill.

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