Abby Browde
Space Grant (2007/2008)

Abigail Browde is a theater artist working with Michael Silverstone under the name 600 HIGHWAYMEN. 600 HIGHWAYMEN has been called the “the standard-bearers of contemporary theater-making” by Le Monde, and “one of New York’s best nontraditional theater companies” by The New Yorker. Their original works have been performed in the U.S. at The Public Theater (NYC), American Repertory Theater (Cambridge), AT&T Performing Arts Center (Dallas), Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), Luminato Festival (Toronto), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), On The Boards (Seattle), PuSh Festival (Vancouver), Spoleto Festival (Charleston, SC), Walker Arts Center (Minneapolis), Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus) Woolly Mammoth (Washington, DC); as well as abroad, at Centre Pompidou and Parc de la Villette (France), Dublin Theatre Festival (Ireland), Theaterformen (Germany), Noorderzon (The Netherlands), Zürcher Theater Spektakel (Switzerland), MESS Festival (Sarajevo), Onassis Cultural Centre (Greece), Bristol Old Vic (UK), OzAsia Festival (Australia), Salzburg Festival (Austria), and The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (UAE), and others. They are recipients of an Obie Award, Switzerland’s ZKB Patronize Prize, and two Bessie Award Nominations. In 2016, Browde and Silverstone were named artist fellows by the New York Foundation for the Arts.