Madeleine Foster Bersin
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Madeleine Foster Bersin is a producer, dramaturg, and developer of live performance works. She was nominated for a 2019 TONY Award for her Broadway producing debut, Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me, which will begin a national tour in January 2020. She is also a producer of Matthew Lopez’s play The Inheritance, dir. Stephen Daldry, now playing on Broadway.
Other credits include the New York premiere of Adrienne Truscott’s (Still) Asking for It at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, a roving run of James & Jerome’s Piano Tales in found spaces throughout New York City, 1969: The Second Man at New York Theatre Workshop as part of their Next Door series, A$AP Rocky’s Lab Rat at Sotheby’s, the American Repertory Theater's production of Matthew Aucoin's opera Crossing, dir. Diane Paulus, in the 2017 Next Wave Festival at BAM, and the TEAM's Primer for a Failed Superpower at Roulette Intermedium.
Upcoming projects include producing Sarah Einspanier’s House Plant, dir. Jaki Bradley (February 2020 at Next Door @ NYTW). Projects in development include The Tattooed Lady, with music & lyrics by Max Vernon, book by Max Vernon & Erin Courtney, and dir. Ellie Heyman, for which Maddy serves as dramaturg.
Maddy has served as the TEAM’s Associate Producer & Interim Producing Director and as Executive Assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors at New York Theatre Workshop. She has also worked at the American Repertory Theatre, Soho Rep., and the Gate Theatre in London.
Maddy holds an A.B. magna cum laude with highest honors in History & Literature from Harvard University, where she studied 20th century American culture. She lives in Brooklyn.