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OTHERS & US: Staged Readings of Six New Plays June 25 – June 30
June 25 – 30, 2019 | 7pm HB Playwrights Theatre 124 Bank Street, NYC
AMITE by Elizabeth Nichols Tuesday, June 25 – RSVP Three old friends find themselves together after their thirty-fifth high school reunion is canceled due to Hurricane Katrina. As the storm terrorizes the dilapidated cottage where they take refuge, old wounds between them resurface and secrets are exposed.
THE EVEN MORE LAMENTABLE TRAGEDY OF LAVINIA by Laura Zlatos Wednesday, June 26 – RSVP A retelling of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus from Lavinia’s perspective. Set in the present day, reminiscent of the late Roman Empire if the late Roman Empire had Twitter, this dark comedy reimagines Lavinia’s experience of womanhood in a neo-Swiftian society (Taylor, not Jonathan) as Lavinia becomes a bad-ass vigilante who avenges the crimes committed against her, all while attempting to take the perfect selfie.
NATIVE TONGUE by Amanda Quaid Friday, June 28 – RSVP An immigrant visits an accent coach to help him sound more American. The line between insider and outsider shifts as he assimilates in unexpected ways.
WILL SACRIFICE by Julie McKee Saturday, June 29 – RSVP Bridget’s fraught marriage to Nigel, a cramped NYC apartment and her stagnant career convince her to search for a country escape in the post 9/11 real estate gold rush up in the Lower Catskill Mountains. Armed with a limited budget and plenty of nervous enthusiasm, she enlists the aid of Mr. Sunshine to help her realize her dream. A comedy.
7 SHITTY HOMBRES by Ellen DeLisle Sunday, June 30 – RSVP Unexpectedly single, sleep deprived marriage-party planner, Alexis, faces eviction from her hypochondriac ex, Randolph. She must battle 7 shitty hombres to find cheap rent and true love in NYC.
Austin Pendleton is featured in the new documentary, FIDDLER: MIRACLE OF MIRACLES, about the origin story and staying power behind the musical that became an international hit, in select theaters beginning August 23, 2019.
Christian Kelly-Sordelet is the fight director for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Playhouse. Performances began May 29, 2019 and will run through July 3, 2019. He is also the fight director for THE THREE MUSKETEERS at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Performances began June 12.
Mercedes Ruehlwill star in the movie HUSTLERS coproduced by Jennifer Lopez and written/directed by Lorene Scafaria, which releases on September 13, 2019. Mercedes Ruehlwill also star in the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE at Bay Street Theater, June 25–July 21.
Nancy Redman performs her one-woman play AT WIT’S END: A HOME FOR RETIRED COMICS at Theatre Row as part of United Solo Theatre Festival and “The Best of the Festival’s First Decade” on October 19, 2019.
Nobue Takizawa can be seen in the official music video “Nah” by Zāna.