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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.

"Superb"
Los Angeles Times
"A triumph!"
Entertainment Weekly
"Electric"
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!

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
The Live from Lincoln Center presentation of Sweeney Todd, on which Kitt was as a member of the directing team, was awarded the Outstanding Special Class Program Emmy Award.

New Publications
Recently, Kitt's play Good Enough was published in the Vintage Press anthology Plays for Three (available on Amazon) and his play And it came to pass in those days... was published in Collective 10: Volume 3 (also available on Amazon).

NKSI Høyskole (Norwegian Actors College)
This December, Kitt will travel to Oslo, Norway to teach a course in Advanced Script Analysis at NKSI Høyskole, where he is on the faculty. A group of students from NSKI will travel to New York in March to work with Kitt for a five-week new play development intensive and rehearsal process for an evening of new plays written for the students by playwrights from The CRY HAVOC Company.

New School University
Kitt is supervising the writing, directing, and filmmaking BFA senior thesis projects at the New School University College of Performing Arts School of Drama, which will be presented this spring.

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