July 30th - August 31st, 2010
THE EXPENSES OF RAIN
By DEB MARGOLIN
Directed By LAURA BARNETT
With IYABA IBO MANDINGO, and JO YANG
What kind of world renders kindness and madness indistinguishable? A man, driven mad by a peculiar kind of tenderness, stands before a Chinese grocery store on a beautiful, dry morning, umbrella open, awaiting his own kind of rain!
AN ACTOR PREPARES
By TIMOTHY MASON
Directed By MAXWELL WILLIAMS
With JAMES LEIGHTON, and MARK ELLIOT WILSON
A former lion of the British stage is in a crisis of his own creation. Now his actor son must let him know that the ship has sailed without him.
PLAY WITH THE PENGUIN
By ROGER HEDDEN
Directed By BILLY HOPKINS
With ALLISON DAUGHERTY, JOSH HELMAN and ALEX MANETTE
Street thugs snatch a cello as an Upper West Side couple contemplates the future.
By NEIL LABUTE
Directed By DOLORES RICE
With JEFF BINDER, and DEMOND GREEN
ROMANCE is a genderless love story that re-blooms during a tale of anger, deception, and retribution. Character B tracks down Character A to a seaside residence. While they broke up years ago, B only now realizes the level of betrayal that A had brought to their relationship through a series of meaningless trysts.
August 6th - September 2nd, 2010
THE GRADUATION OF GRACE
By WENDY KESSELMAN
Directed By STEPHANIE BERRY
With CLARA HOPKINS DANIELS
An adolescent girl at the top of her class, leaving her treasured school and friends, struggles to find her place in the world that now confronts her.
By ALAN ZWEIBEL
Directed By FRED BERNER
With SCOTT ADSIT, and ARTHUR FRENCH
A middle-aged baseball fan goes to a Boca Raton apartment building seeking out its superintendent, Happy Halliday, an elderly man who once played second base for the 1962 New York Mets. The fan has brought a baseball signed by members of the team that Happy played for, which will become much more valuable once his old hero signs it.
By NEIL KOENIGSBERG
Directed By MERRI MILWE
With JOSÉ JOAQUIN PEREZ, KATE CULLEN ROBERTS, and LIAM TORRES
A super-fit, wildly attractive young couple from Southern California − Billy Butch and Kimmy Rose − become involved in an unorthodox liaison with a middle-aged man from London.
By CHRISTOPHER STETSON BOAL
Directed By ALEXANDER DINELARIS
With J.J. KANDEL, and P.J. SOSKO
Angels, fire, death, a gun, a Zippo lighter, and a large container of gasoline all come together in Christopher Boal's JONATHAN’S BLAZE − a play about redemption, the horror of inaction, and the hidden consequences of war.