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Oklahoma City Repertory Theater 

"You will never find boredom at an OKC Rep performance — each work bubbles with passion and creativity that reminds viewers about the wonder of theater." -New Light for Oklahoma Contemporary

"Finely acted and assuredly directed, 'Superstitions' is never boring to watch." -The Oklahoman on SUPERSTITIONS

"I saw that ... there is a character that's specifically nonbinary written into the script. Immediately I was like, 'This is gonna be one of the first times I've ever seen that happen.'... — and every step of this process has just gotten more mind-blowing to me, because this is happening in Oklahoma." -Ashley Mandanas on SUPERSTITIONS in The Oklahoman

"It gives people a wider experience of America. ... I think what Kelly's doing is at the frontlines of culture ... I think it's great to point to Oklahoma City as a success — that this work does land out there and not just in this little bubble we call New York City. Great art connects." -Mark Russell, Director of the Under the Radar Festival in The Oklahoman

"Another victory for Oklahoma City Repertory Theater's new artistic director Kelly Kerwin, who continues her winning streak of programming intriguing shows that aren't like anything else being done in the community." -The Oklahoman ​​on THE GREAT LEAP

"Seeing such an innovative new work come to OKC so soon after its debut is just another reason to celebrate "BILL'S 44TH."  

-The Oklahoman ​​on BILL'S 44TH

"Outstanding Nonprofit Innovation: Oklahoma City Repertory Theater" -405 Business

"[Kelly Kerwin is] bringing cutting-edge professional theater to Oklahoma City ... with new voices, new methods and new advances in storytelling that we have not yet seen here. The caliber of artists that we’ll all get to see — and that our theater artists get to see and be exposed to — is so vitally important." -The Oklahoman on the 2022-2023 Season Announcement

"[Kelly Kerwin's] bold and experimental approach to theater has me excited to see what OKC Rep will do next."

-The Oklahoman on OF A MIND: OKLAHOMA CITY

"It marked an auspicious beginning to Kelly Kerwin's tenure as the theater's new artistic director. -The Oklahoman on AN EVENING WITH AN IMMIGRANT


"Theatre as a Catalyst" -24HourNation

"Stage Presence" -Art Desk

"OKC Rep’s Kelly Kerwin: Program Locally, Present Internationally" -American Theatre

"A New Vision at OKC Repertory Theater" -405 Magazine

"New leader helps OKC theater emerge from pandemic with 'Reboot Season'" -The Oklahoman


"Kelly Kerwin Named New Artistic Director of Oklahoma City Rep" -American Theatre

"Former artistic director of the Yale Cabaret talks venue’s future" -Yale Daily News

Pop! A Pop-Up Performance Festival

"'Pop!'-Up​ Theater Extends Venues and Audience Experiences," The Clyde Fitch Report


"Dramaturg as Producer: Kelly Kerwin," Urban Excavations


"A Free 'Theatrical Pub Crawl' will Bring Site-Specific Street Theater to Bushwick," Bushwick Daily


"LMDA Announces 2016 Bly Fellowship and Grant Recipients," American Theatre

Other Press

"Making Rose’s journey unfold in the Cab’s limited space takes some real ingenuity, and that’s one of the great pleasures of this show." -The New Haven Review on ROSE AND THE RIME

"This show is a celebration of what Iggy calls “Lust for Life.” "Warholian." "Viva La Minx!" -The New Haven Review on WE KNOW EDIE LA MINX HAD A GUN

"Salonathon: "Defying Traditional Genres" -Gapers Block

"Salonathon and Other Bar-Based Performance Samplers," -TimeOut Chicago

Program Notes + Writing

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's Dramaturgical Note for RICH KIDS: A HISTORY OF SHOPPING MALLS IN TEHRAN

The Playwrights' Center | Playwriting Toolkit: "The Theater of Letter Writing"

"Change is a Collective Responsibility" -The British Council

"What's Your Favorite Play Within a Film?" -TDF Stages

"Dancing in Spite of Death" -Dramaturgical Note for THE SEAGULL at Yale School of Drama

"From Urban Boom to Urban Bust" -Program Note for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's THE HOT L BALTIMORE

"The Public Lives of the Published" -Program Note for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's SEX WITH STRANGERS

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