Partial Comfort Productions’ world premieres include Samuel D. Hunter’s Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk-nominated A BRIGHT NEW BOISE, directed by Davis McCallum; Thomas Bradshaw’s critically-acclaimed THE BEREAVED, directed by May Adrales; and Chad Beckim’s AND MILES TO GO and AFTER., directed by Hal Brooks and Stephen Brackett, respectively.
Founded in 2002, Partial Comfort is a not-for-profit theatre ensemble comprised of 53 actors, writers, directors, and designers dedicated to nurturing and launching the next generation of great American playwrights. Over the past 13 years, the company has positioned itself as an incubator for provocative plays and serious artists that have gone on to shape the American theatre. Partial Comfort’s new play programs, including the Welcome Mat reading series, developmental workshops, and productions, have played a significant role in launching the careers of playwrights including Guggenheim Fellow Thomas Bradshaw, Obie Award-Winner Robert O’Hara, and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Samuel D. Hunter.
Partial Comfort is helmed by Executive Director/Artistic Director Molly Pearson, Artistic Director Chad Beckim, and Associate Producer John M. Baker.