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May 29, 2013

Sunday and Monday

Sunday afternoon I'm participating in Rattlestick's Theatre Jam with my short play, Sleep.

Then on Monday I have a reading for MCC Theater of Mercy, the play which was the first runner up for Yale's Horn Prize this year.

Details below.

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presents its fourth annual TheaterJam, a one-day festival featuring the work of many of the company’s favorite playwrights, actors and directors.

New works by Knud Adams, David Cale, Emily Daly, Steve DiUbaldo, Halley Feiffer, Mira Gibson, Kathryn Hathaway, Refiloe Lepere, Jonathan Libman, Mariah MacCarthy, Dael Orlandersmith, José Rivera, Ren Santiago, Crystal Skillman, Adam Szymkowicz, Daniel Talbott, Lucy Thurber, Torrey Townsend, Ken Urban, and more!

SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd, 2013
From 2PM to 10PM.
At Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
(224 Waverly Pl.)

FREE to the public!
$10 suggested donation (cash only) includes a FREE BEER!
All proceeds will benefit Rattlestick’s upcoming 2013-14 season!

Drink deep.

And long live the JAM!

1:30pm Doors open. Raffle tickets and beer on sale.

2pm Sleep by Adam Szymkowicz, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel

Featuring: Emma Galvin, Pico Jogalla, Emily Perkins, and Marie Polizzano

2:15pm Pocketful of Favors by Emily Daly, directed by Jenna Worsham

Featuring: Lisa Jill Anderson, Brian Edelman and Elle Malan

2:30pm Old Flame by Mira Gibson, directed by Kel Haney
Julie Fitzpatrick and Briana Posner, and others TBA

3pm FOREVER, written and performed by Dael Orlandersmith

3:30pm Sometime After Dinner by Daniel Talbott, directed by Sheri Barber

Featuring: Julie Kline and others TBA

4pm heading out, written and performed by Refiloe Lepere, directed by Dael Orlandersmith

4:15pm Accidents Waiting to Happen by Jonathan Libman, directed by Francisco Solorzano

Featuring: Carlo Alban, Nelson Avidon, and Audrey Esparza

4:30pm He's Enlightened by Ren Santiago, directed by Jenna Worsham

Featuring: Alexander Lambie and Lisa Purrone

5pm The Film Makers by Torrey Townsend, directed by Knud Adams.

Featuring: Neil D'Astolfo, Alex Herrald, and Laura Lassy

5:15pm Under the Water Tower by Steve DiUbaldo, directed by Jenna Worsham

Featuring: George West Carruth, Mikaela Feely-Lehmann, Brian Miskell, and Ren Santiago

5:30pm Dinner break.

6pm The Venting Room, written and directed by Kathryn Hathaway

Featuring: Emma Hathaway and Kathryn Hathaway

6:30pm “The Dolphins” from Deep in a Dream of You and “Where?” from The History of Kisses, written and performed by David Cale

6:45pm A piece by Crystal Skillman. Cast and director TBA.

7pm But Enough About Me by David Parr, directed by Dael Orlandersmith
Featuring: Patrice Bell

7:30pm Edgar and Patrick by Ken Urban, directed by Jaclyn Biskup

Featuring: Andy Phelan and Gayton Scott

8pm A piece by Lucy Thurber. Cast and director TBA.

8:15pm The Avenging of Kruppcake by Mariah MacCarthy, directed by Christina Roussos

Featuring: Chet Siegel and Miranda Wilson

8:30pm The Highwayman, written and directed by Knud Adams

Music by Kate Hamilton and Nick Lerangis; Lyrics by Alfred Noyes

Featuring: Kate Hamilton and Nick Lerangis

9pm Another Word for Beauty written and directed by José Rivera

Featuring: Carlo Alban, Veracity Butcher, Danielle Davenport, and Vaishnavi Sharma

9:30pm Frank Amends by Halley Feiffer, directed by Brian Roff

Featuring: Robert Sella and Matt Stadelmann

MCC Theater in New York presents Mercy as part of Playlabs. Ethan McSweeney directs.  Starring  Susan Louise O'Connor, Greg Keller, Patch Darragh and TBA.

June 3
Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).

The series is offered free of charge, but reservations are recommended. Reservations can be made by visiting www.mcctheater.org.

synopsis of Mercy:

Orville is grieving the vehicular manslaughter of his beloved wife. When by chance he faces the driver who killed her, he begins an agonizing conflict between revenge and forgiveness.

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