IRT Presents- Stable Cable Lab Co.'s Static: An Intergenerational Playwrights Experiment
IN RESIDENCE: November 28- December 18, 2017
IN RESIDENCE: November 28- December 18, 2017
In the first everSTATIC: An Intergenerational Playwrights Experiment, Stable Cable has commissioned a millennial and baby boomer playwright to each write a play exploring a theme that they were mutually excited to dig into. The first acts of these two plays in process will be presented as double bill workshop productions at IRT Theater.
Wednesday, December 13th at 7pm
Thursday, 12/14 at 7pm
Friday, 12/15 at 7pm
Saturday, 12/16 at 3pm & 7pm
LENGTH OF SHOW:
At IRT:154 Christopher st. NYC #3B (third floor)
ABOUT THE PLAYS:
directed byCourtney Ulrich
featuringHelen Coxe,Talaura Harms, &Will Gallacher
Peggy and Debra have been to Japan. They've been to Germany. They've even been to Pennsylvania where they stayed on an Amish Farm for a weekend (Debra thought it was weird). But with Debra getting married, Peggy fears their trip to Paris might be their last. Through dance parties, tours of Notre Dame, and the seduction of a really hot bellhop named Dmetri, Peggy tries to hold on to the only thing she has left in the world: her friend Debra.
Stir Until Smooth
directed byCarl Andress
featuringAmy Hohn,Elizabeth Ward Land,&Mike Turner
Kate runs a successful specialty food shop in Brooklyn with her friend Mads.Thanks to an appearance on a baking competition television show, Kate has been asked to write her first cookbook.Along with recipes, the book will celebrate her long friendship with Mads and their late friend, Tommy who was Kates best friend and sometime lover.Kate is forced to reexamine their complicated relationship when Tommys younger brother Sam shows up, trying to gather information about the brother he never knew.
Stir Until Smoothexamines letting go of lost loves, the depth of friendship, and the power of baked goods.
Stage Manager: Emma Hogan
Stephen Brownswork has been developed or presented by MCC, Page 73, Primary Stages, ESPA, the Road Theatres Summer Play Festival, EST/Youngblood, and the Aurora Theatre. Hes been a past winner of the Global Age Project at the Aurora Theatre, a finalist for the Juilliard Playwriting Fellowship, and has received nominations for the Terrence McNally Award and the Boise Contemporary Theatre River Prize. Hes been a member of Page 73s writers group Interstate 73 and has held residencies at SPACE on Ryder Farm and with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
Tim Pinckneystarted writing plays after ten years as a working actor.His first play,Message to Michael,was produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York City and has enjoyed several subsequent regional productions. His playEver So Humblehad its premiere at The Hangar Theatre starring Andréa Burns and Eric T. Miller, directed by Peter Flynn.His playStill at Riskrecently had a 29 hour development workshop at Primary Stages, directed by Carl Andress. Other plays includeA Perfect Blendship(Workshopped at the Hangar Theatre)andFirst Refusal(Workshopped at Rattlestick Theatre). Tims latest play,A Prehistoric Ritual, was recently completed and he is currently working on the screenplay adaptation ofMessage to Michael. Tim recently wrote the stage adaptation for the world premiere ofMr. Magoos Christmas Carolat the Gerald Lynch Theatre in New York City, starring Douglas Sills, Joshua Henry and Betsy Wolfe. He has also adapted four classic musicals Hair,On the Twentieth Century,Chess, andFunny Girl for The Actors Funds concert series. In addition to creating events for The Actors Fund, Vineyard Theatre, Lincoln Center, WNYC, The Jacob Burns Film Center, and The Drama League, Tim has traveled all over the map as a contributing writer toPassport Magazine.He was personally selected by Fred Ebb to write the liner notes for the triple platinum Special Limited Edition CD/DVD soundtrack recording of the 2003 Oscar®-winning motion pictureChicago. Tim proudly serves on the advisory board of The Fred Ebb Foundation and the Board of Directors of Mark Stuart Dance Theatre. Originally from Auburn, New York, Tim is a member of The Ensemble Studio Theatres Playwrights unit, Actors Equity as well as The Dramatists Guild.Tim is represented by Charles Kopelman at Abrams Artists.
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IRT Theater is a grassroots laboratory for independent theater and performance in New York City, providing space and support to a new generation of artists. Tucked away in the old Archive Building in Greenwich Village, IRTs mission is to build a community of emerging and established artists by creating a home for the development and presentation of new work. Some of the artists we have supported include Young Jean Lee, Reggie Watts and Mike Daisey.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts and The Nancy Quinn Fund, a project of ART-NY.
Kori Rushton, Artistic Director
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