Holly lost it with Jordan Finer after a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Martin lost it in a parking lot with his middle-aged next-door neighbor. Greg lost it with Claire in her mother's bed, a towel over the sheets. Through six true stories, ranging from the hilarious to the heartbreaking, What We Lost is a deeply honest dance-theater piece that explores the circumstances, emotions, and complexities of losing it.|
What We Lost
By Matt Herzfeld
Directed by Suzanne Karpinski
Jeffrey Brian Adams
Janice Louise Gerlach
Matt Herzfeld recently graduated from the Playwriting MFA program at The New School for Drama where he was a recipient of the Ted Snowdon Fellowship. He has had productions or readings with Naked Angels, The Actors Company Theatre (newTACTics Festival), TinyRhino Productions, and, in Ohio, Dobama and Cleveland Public Theatre. Matt co-hosts a bi-monthly variety show, Peculiar Streams, which features new plays, poetry, comedy, and music. He is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild. To learn more about Matt and his work, visit www.mattherzfeld.com.
He is too embarrassed to tell anyone how old he was when he lost it, but for comparison's sake, George Bernard Shaw was 29 and Matt's got him beat.
Suzanne Karpinski is a stage director, musician and teacher living in New York. Suzanne's work with new plays and re-imagined classic texts utilizes movement, music, and imagry, exploring the mythos of our own time. She received her BA as a recipient of the Founders Scholarship to Chapman University in California and is currently an MFA Directing candidate with The New School for Drama. Her directing credits include new work such as the In the Hand of Dreams (New School for Drama), The Gas House (Sacred Fools Theater), and True Genius (Hollywood Fight Club), as well as plays by Caryl Churchill, Suzan-Lori Parks, Doug Wright, and Lope de Vega. She has assisted veteren stage directors Paul Lazarus, Seret Scott, and David Emmes. Additionally, Suzanne has worked with the Virginia Avenue Project, a non-profit that pairs at risk kids with mentor artists in the development of original plays. She has served as Co-Artistic Director for Sacred Fools Theater Company and as well as producer, overseeing such award winning productions as Hamlet Shut Up for the company in 2009, and later at the New York Fringe in 2010.
Nic Marone is a recent graduate of the MFA acting program at the New School for Drama. He's excited to be reviving this project and would go on any other wild trips that Matt and Suzanne plan! Enjoy the show!
Brent Shultz is recent graduate from The New School for Drama's MFA Acting program. He was recently seen in The Death of the Dollar for the New York New Works Theatre Festival and performing the role of Jake in the new musical Renewal at the Times Sqaure Arts Center. At NSD, Brent played such roles as Dog/Tengu/Ghost in the stage adaptation of In the Hand of Dreams, Rosse in Shakespeare's MacBeth, and Sam in Drunk Enough to Say I Love You. He has received his certification in Rapier and Dagger, and Unarmed combat through the Society of American Fight Directors.
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