Random Acts 2008

RANDOM ACTS 2008

THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DRAMA
RANDOM ACTS
ONE-ACT PLAY FESTIVAL 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 –SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2008

The festival features the work of 36 actors, 9 directors, and 7 new playwrights in 26 presentations of plays drawn from classic and contemporary repertories – including 7 original works by Drama’s playwrights featured in the final two weeks!

EACH PROGRAM RUNS THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
WITH SHOWS AT 8:00 P.M. AND A SATURDAY MATINEE AT 3:00 P.M.

THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DRAMA THEATER
151 BANK STREET 
3RD FLOOR
NEW YORK CITY 

Free general admission! 
Reservations recommended.
For reservations, please call Ticket central at 212-279-4200 or visit www.ticketcentral.com

 


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Week 1 – February 14 - 16

Katie and Frank
by Theresa Rebeck
directed by Malinda Sorci
with Kathleen Choe, Mark Thomas

Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen
by Tennessee Williams
directed by David T. Little
with Ross Beshear, Eleanor Handley

The Lover
by Harold Pinter
directed by Andreas C. Tselepos
with Jenni Banerjee, Lawrence George, Federico Trigo

Trifles
by Susan Glaspell
directed by Daniel Fischer
with Mike Keller, Brad W. Kirton, Betsy Sanders, Danielle Treuberg

Bedtime Story
by Sean O’Casey
directed by Moira Boag
with Robert Patrick Allen, Francesca Bove, Axy Carrion, Faust Checho

***Schedule and titles subject to change based on rights availability.


 
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Week 2 –February 28 – March 1

Women in Motion
by Donald Margulies
directed by Andreas C. Tselepos
with Grace Evans, Laura Gourdine

Terminating or Lass Meine Schmerzer Nicht Verloren Sein or Ambivalence
by Tony Kushner
directed by Dale Bernardo Ratner
with Ross Beshear, Axy Carrion, Faust Checho, Yun Kyung Chung

Brown
by Cherie Vogelstein
directed by Alexandra Hastings
with Lawrence George, Melissa Joyner, Mike Keller, David T. Little

The Lesson
by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Malinda Sorci
with Mark Cajigao, Julie Cavaliere, Estelle Collins

The Office
by Kate Hoffower
directed by Daniel Fischer
with Adriana Múnera Reyes, Alice Oh

***Schedule and titles subject to change based on rights availability.


 
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Week 3 – March 13 - 15

Great to See You
by Theresa Rebeck
directed by Karen M. Dabney
with Yun Kyung Chung, Mark Thomas, Agmar Varela

July 7, 1994
by Donald Margulies
directed by Moira Boag
with Mark Cajigao, Lawrence George, Melissa Joyner, Marlene Morreis,
Adriana Múnera Reyes, Tai Verley

Up, Down, Strange, Charmed, Beauty and Truth
by Edward Allan Baker
directed by Samantha Shechtman
with Anna Irby, Mike Keller, Jane M. Tarica

27 Wagons Full of Cotton
by Tennessee Williams
directed by Diana Basmajian
with Ross Beshear, Sarah Bisman, Federico Trigo

***Schedule and titles subject to change based on rights availability.


 
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Week 4 –March 27 - 29

Play
by Samuel Beckett
directed by Dale Bernardo Ratner
with Lawrence George, Adriana Múnera Reyes, Agmar Varela

The Man of Destiny
by George Bernard Shaw
directed by Alexandra Hastings
with Robert Patrick Allen, Mark Cajigao, Connor Carew, Rachel Cornish

The 100 Most Beautiful Names of Todd
by Julia Cho
directed by TBD
with Alice Oh, Federico Trigo, Heather Wahl

***Schedule and titles subject to change based on rights availability.


 
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Week 5 – April 10 - 12

Charity Begins at Home – NEW! Original work!
by Charlotte Rahn-Lee
directed by Daniel Fischer
with Estelle Collins, Brad W. Kirton, Federico Trigo, Heather Wahl

Buonanotte Fiorellino – NEW! Original work!
by Apoorva Kale
directed by Alexandra Hastings
with Vaishnavi Sharma

Old Head – NEW! Original work!
by Margaret McCloskey
directed by Moira Boag
with Robert Patrick Allen, Rachel Cornish, Mike Keller

A Young Lady of Property
by Horton Foote
directed by David T. Little
with Sarah Bisman, Faust Checho, Laura Gourdine, Anna Irby, Gina Leon,
Betsy Saunders, Jane M. Tarica

***Schedule and titles subject to change based on rights availability.


 
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Week 6 – Performances April 24 - 26

The Awesome Dance – NEW! Original work!
by Nick Starr
directed by Malinda Sorci
with Jenni Bannerjee, Ross Beshear, Julie Cavaliere, Rachel Cornish

Sundown – NEW! Original work!
by Andrew Rosendorf
directed by Diana Basmajian
with Erica Scanlon

Millicent the Magnificent: An Origins Story – NEW! Original work!
by Jennie Contuzzi
directed by Samantha Shechtman
with Robert Patrick Allen, Francesca Bove, Mark Cajigao, Kathleen Choe,
Gina Leon, Federico Trigo

Juniper; Jubilee – NEW! Original work!
by Janine Nabers
directed by Alexandra Hastings
with Mark Cajigao, Grace Evans, Rena Krumholz

***Schedule subject to change.

 
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