Helping People
IRT Theater
New York, NY
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Helping People
IN RESIDENCE: June 2-10, 2013

Helping People was developed privately through Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and had its first public reading in December of 2012 as part of their F*cking Good Play Series. We are delighted to work with IRT to bring its newest version to you.

Thursday: June 6th @ 8PM
Friday: June 7th @ 7PM with party to follow *
Saturday: June 8th @ 8PM
Sunday : June 9th @ 2PM
Sunday: June 9th @ 8PM
Ticket Price: $18.00
Location: IRT Theater, 154 Christopher st. #3B (third floor)
Running time: 1 hour 30 min.

*Join us on Friday June 7 for a post-performance party featuring live music and transcendent lemonade
Performance + Party: $25
Just party: $10 at the door (party will start at approximately 9pm)

Presented by Superhero Clubhouse
Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh
Written by Diana Stahl

Featuring Lydian Blossom*, Diana Stahl, Micah Stock*, Dan Abeles*, and Rebecca Hart*
*Actors appear courtesy of Actors Equity Association

Costume and Set Design Valerie T. Bart
Lighting Design Grant Wilcoxen
Sound Design Matt Sherwin
Stage Manager Harry Poster

Diana Stahl (playwright) Diana is a writer, actor and collaborator in New York City.  Recent credits include: Clubbed Thumb's Manifesto (Prelude Festival .12), The Woman Standing on the Moon (Urban Stages), The Little Mermaid (StrangeMen & Co.) Is He Dead? (Half Moon Theater.)  Diana has developed work with the LARK, MCC, New Georges, Rattlestick and more. Playwriting: East Colfax (Rising Phoenix Rep), Helping People (IRT, Rattlestick Playwright Theater's Reading Series, Semi-Finalist 2013 O'Neil Conference), Oil (Overturn Theatre Ensemble) Literary Associate, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.  BFA SUNY Purchase.  Upcoming:  Charlotte Miller's Barn with Rising Phoenix Rep.

Pirronne Yousefzadeh has directed and developed new work at The Public/Joe's Pub, New York Theatre Workshop, Ars Nova, Soho Rep, Playwrights Horizons, The Woodshed Collective (The Tenant: Best of 2011, The L Magazine), Partial Comfort Productions, The Playwrights Realm, Noor Theatre, Rising Phoenix Rep, HERE Arts Center, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Lark Play Development Center, Dixon Place, The New York Fringe, Atlantic Theater School, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Milwaukee Rep, and Hangar Theatre, among others. She is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop and the Fellowship Coordinator, New Georges Affiliated Artist and member of The Jam, member of the Old Vic/New Voices Network, a member of Rising Circle Theater Collective, and an alumna of the Emerging Artist Fellowship at NYTW, Drama League Directors Project, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and Ensemble Studio Theatre's Resident Director Program. Pirronne has been on faculty at Bard High School Early College, and is a directing mentor and guest director at Fordham University, guest director at Ramapo College, and teaching artist at Two River Theater Company. She is currently developing And If You Lose Your Way, or A Food Odyssey, and a new piece based on the myth of Gordafarid in Ferdowsi's The Shahnameh. MFA, Columbia University.

Superhero Clubhouse (producer) Superhero Clubhouse is a sustainable collective of theater artists and environmental advocates. We believe that individuals possess the power to make positive change, and consider those working for the betterment of the earth to be heroes of our time. We make original eco-plays via a collaborative, green and rigorous process. Through the creation of allegorical mythologies, experiments in storytelling and science inspired events, we work to ignite environmental conversations among audiences and communities in order to revolutionize theater and save the

Tucked away in the old Archive Building in Greenwich Village NYC, IRT is a grassroots theater development laboratory providing space, support and community for independent artists.

Kori Rushton, Artistic Director

PLEASE NOTE: All sales final and there is no late seating at IRT Theater.
                    ***IRT is a fully wheelchair-accessible facility.***



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154 Christopher Street #3B
New York, NY 10014
United States

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!