The Oberon Theatre Ensemble is an active player in New York’s independent theatre community. Now in our 14th season, we combine classic, contemporary, and new works in repertory. We believe in the joy of a well told story, the connection offered by a supportive community, and the magic of the theatre. More

Last Season
Oberon presented a world premiere of:


by Christopher Boal

"priceless...hilariously played" NY Times



"a quality production" "poetic staging"

At the Midtown International Festival, Oberon presented:

by Duncan Pflaster

Nominated for 11 Awards

Summer 2010 -At the Midtown International Theater Festival

                                July 17th - July 31st - 5 Performances at Theatre Row

Oberon Theatre Ensemble Presented:

A New Play by Duncan Pflaster

Directed by Eric Parness

A play written in the style of Anton Chekov set on a starship in the year 3047. A diplomatic mission brings a professor and his lovely alien wife and faithful doctor aboard the Starship Astrov, where unspoken love and misunderstandings abound between the ship's crew and guests. In the vein of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. This play was read in our November 2009 Oberon Originals Reading Series.

Winner, Best Supporting Actress MITF Award: Jennifer Gawlik

Nominated for ELEVEN 2010 MITF Awards including:

Outstanding Production of a Play Outstanding Playwriting for a New Script (Duncan Pflaster) Outstanding Direction (Eric Parness) Outstanding Costume Design (Mark Richard Caswell) Outstanding Sound Design (Nick Moore) Outstanding Scenic Design (Darby Cire) Outstanding Lighting Design (Isabella F. Byrd) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play (Walter Brandes) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play (Elizabeth Davis) Outstanding Ensemble Performance


Pictured Playwright Duncan Pflaster, Jordan Richard, Elizabeth Davis Richard and Award Winner Jennifer Gawlik

"works well playwright Duncan Pflaster's ability to walk the fine line between humor and pathos, just like Chekhov before him. Astrov is a very funny play"*


Walter Brandes*
Elizabeth A Davis*
Philip Emeott
Ariel Estrada*
Jennifer Gawlik*
Rafael Jordan*
Christine Verleny
Stage Manager - Jenna Lazar
Assistant Director - Jaime Carillo
Lighting Design - Isabella F. Byrd
Costume Design - Mark Richard Caswell
Sound Design - Nick Moore
*=Member Actors Equity