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STEVEN TABAKIN is a founder of Tashtego Films where he recently produced A BIRD OF THE AIR, directed by Margaret Whitton. He was George C. Wolfe’s Associate Producer at The Public Theater from 2003-2005, responsible for the development and production of projects, including Dirty Tricks, starring Judith Ivey as Martha Mitchell; This Is How It Goes by Neil LaBute with Amada Peet, Ben Stiller and Jeffrey Wright; Tim Robbins’ Embedded; Well by Lisa Kron; Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s Caroline, or Change; The Story by Tracey Scott Wilson; Michael John LaChiusa’s See What I Wanna See; The Public Sings: A 50th Anniversary Celebration, and Stew’s Passing Strange. In 2004 he produced Bob Balaban’s film adaptation of The Exonerated for Court TV, starring Brian Dennehy, Danny Glover, Delroy Lindo Susan Sarandon, Aidan Quinn, and David Brown, Jr. From 1999-2003 he produced original drama programs for PBS, including A.R. Gurney’s Far East; Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles; Beckett on Film (2002 Peabody Award); and live broadcasts of The Man Who Came to Dinner and The Women. Documentary credits include Tantalus: Behind the Mask; The Topdog Diaries; and Changing Stages, Richard Eyre’s six-part series on the theatre of the 20th Century. He also supervised Alan King’s College of Comedy series and the London filming of Kiss Me, Kate for Great Performances. At The Public Theater from 1994-98 he worked on Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk; The Wild Party; Saturn Returns; On the Town; The Tempest; Steve Martin’s WASP; and solo shows by Andrea Martin, Marga Gomez and Irene Worth. He was producing associate of the New Lyric Festival in Northampton, Massachusetts, which premiered Adam Guettel’s Myths & Hymns.

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