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Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, a new documentary about the original Broadway cast of the 1981 Stephen Sondheim-Hal Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along, which Kitt produced and co-wrote, is now available on iTunes, Netflix, and other digital platforms.

Los Angeles Times
"A triumph!"
Entertainment Weekly
Hollywood Reporter

New York Times’ Ten Best Films of 2016
Newsweek’s Favorite Documentaries of 2016
Slate’s Best Films of 2016
The Wrap’s Best Films of 2016
Esquire’s 20 Best Documentaries of All Time

"Touching, sweet and altogether exuberant! There have been other backstage documentaries over the years, but Best Worst might well be the best."
Huffington Post

"You don't have to be a fan of Broadway musicals to love every minute of Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened...This movie is more than good, pal. It's indispensable."
Rolling Stone

See the trailer here!

Live from Lincoln Center
Kitt worked as a member of the directing team on the Live from Lincoln Center broadcast of the New York Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve concert with Renée Fleming.

This January, Kitt’s play [pwnd] will be produced both at TheatreActive Festival at Bishop’s University in Sherbrook, Quebec and at Down Stage Left Theatre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Kitt’s play Forsaken is being adapted into the libretto of an opera with music by Brennan Stokes, which will make its world premiere at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music this March.

New School College of Performing Arts
This spring, Kitt will be supervising the playwriting and directing senior thesis projects at the School of Drama at New School College of Performing Arts and acting as Producing Artistic Director of the Senior Dramatic Arts Festival.

NSKI Høyskole (The Norwegian Actors College)
Kitt recently returned from Oslo where he worked with NSKI’s graduating directors to prepare their final thesis films. This spring, for the third year, a group of second year acting and directing students will come to New York to do a five-week intensive with Kitt on working on new plays, which will culminate in a production at The Bridge Theater.

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