Beginning her theatre career as the playwright, director and star of
her fourth grade class play, Rachel Reiner has gone on to produce several
off and off-off-Broadway plays and readings in the last thirteen years.
Rachel is producing A Dish For the Gods, a world premiere by Victor L. Cahn, at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row in the fall of 2013.
Rachel produced the off-Broadway world premiere of Cahn's romantic comedy, Embraceable Me, and his farce noir, Getting the Business, at the Clurman Theatre; his political drama, Dally With the Devil, at the Beckett Theatre; and his suspense thriller, Fit to Kill, at the Clurman Theatre.
In 2006, Rachel produced the off-Broadway world premiere of Crazy
for the Dog by Christopher Boal in an 11 week run at the Bouwerie Lane Theatre. She also produced Zimmerman by Frank Barth at the Sanford Meisner Theater.
the Associate Producer for the Directors Company's production of Love
in the Age of Narcissism by Brad Desch, Associate Producer of Rapt by Roland Tec at the Culture Project, and the Executive Producer for
Oberon Theatre Ensemble productions of The
Winter's Tale, Of Mice and
Men and Measure for Measure.
As the Senior Manager of Membership Services and Education Programs at The Broadway League, Rachel coordinates the Education and Community Engagement Committee, forums
Rachel is also the Managing Director of Resonance
Ensemble, a theatre company dedicated to producing classic plays
and new work inspired by the timelessness and universalism of the classics. Resonance Ensemble has produced world premiere plays by Steven Fechter, Charles L. Mee, Arthur Giron, Larry Loebell, Victor L. Cahn and Christopher Boal in the past few years.
Rachel graduated summa cum laude from the Theatre Department at Brandeis
University, where she produced Pippin; Dogg's
Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth; Sight Unseen; Driving
Miss Daisy; Anything Goes; You're
A Good Man, Charlie Brown; Lost
In Yonkers; Merrily We Roll Along and Chess.
She is currently
the Chair of the Brandeis University Alumni Association's New York
City Performing Arts Network.
Rachel completed the fourteen-week producing course at the Commercial
Theater Institute, and recently served as co-President of the League
of Professional Theatre Women after having served as co-Secretary and chair of the Networking Committee. In 2012, Rachel received the LPTW's Lucille Lortel Award.