June 7 7:30 pm

The Well is a musical memoir that explores addiction and the hope of forgiveness. Rex Daugherty shares the hilarious and the heartbreaking in this intimate story and song cycle of all original singer-songwriter material.
Ages 13+
Content Warning: mild swearing, grief


Rex is a DC based theatre artist and currently serves as the Artistic Director of Theatre at Solas Nua. Originally from Oklahoma City, both of his parents grew up on farms and taught him the value of hard work and good company. 
His work has been internationally featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, on the cover of American Theatre Magazine, The Irish Times, aired on RTE – Ireland’s national broadcast, The Scotsman, Edinburgh Guide, British Theatre Guide, The Telegraph – Nigeria, and The Guardian – Nigeria. During his tenure at Solas Nua, he has earned multiple Helen Hayes Awards and Nominations and garnered international acclaim for their productions. His 2019 solo-performance of The Smuggler was listed by The New York Times as one of the best productions of the year, nation-wide.
Additionally, his work has been seen at The Kennedy Center, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, The National Theatre, The Warner Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Signature Theatre, Round House Theatre, Folger Theatre, Rep Stage, The Oklahoma City Civic Center, Oklahoma Shakespeare, Edinburgh Fringe, Dublin Theatre Festival, The Abbey Theatre, and Off Broadway at 59E59. Daugherty has received three Helen Hayes nominations as part of Outstanding Ensembles, as well as a Helen Hayes nomination for Outstanding Choreography and Outstanding Production.
As a writer and play-maker, his plays have received over 20 productions. Most recently, his musical The Devil & June Gantry was a semi-finalist at The Eugene O’Neil Center’s American Music Theatre Festival and long listed for Olney Theatre’s Vanguard Program. BEEP BEEP, written and directed by Rex, earned a Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Outstanding TYA Production. He also co-devised the hit play –Wake Up, Brother Bear – which has been running off and on at Imagination Stage since 2011. Read more about his work or listen to new music at rex-daugherty.com

Calendar for Atlas Arts Lab Presents Rex Daugherty's The Well