Red Elevator Productions presents TOO LITTLE TOO LATE: an evening of original and premiere short plays:
The Sound in the Throat by Elizabeth Meriwether
A Trip to Magic Island by Bekah Brunstetter
The Story of Little Sanchez & How We Lost Our Mother by Daniel Talbott
Flagged as Inappropriate by Sam Forman
Christmas Present by Amy Herzog
Mommy Says I'm Pretty on the Insides by Lucy Alibar
Directed by Portia Krieger and Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Daniel Abeles* (Offices, Atlantic Theater), Craig Jorczak* (Awesome 80's Prom), Jacob Murphy (Asking for Trouble, EST/Youngblood), Anna O'Donoghue* (Rock n' Roll, B'way; Eurydice, Second Stage), Laura Ramadei (Frequently Unasked Questions, LAByrinth/Barn Series) and Claire Siebers (Schmoozy Togetherness, Williamstown Theater Fest). *Member of AEA
FEBRUARY 3RD - 14ND, 2010
HERE Arts Center
145 6th Avenue
(between Spring and Broome Streets, entrance on Dominick).
STRICTLY LIMITED ENGAGEMENT!
Wednesday February 3rd - Saturday Feb 6th at 7PM
Monday Feb. 8th at 7PM
Wednesday February 10th - Saturday February 13th at 7 PM
Saturday Feb 6th, Saturday Feb 13th, & Sunday Feb 14th at 2 PM
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WWW.HERE.ORG or call (212) 352 - 3101
Too Little Too Late is the first theatrical venture from the young company, Red Elevator Productions. Featuring original and premiere short plays from six of the most promising and arresting young writers on the New York theater scene, Too Little Too Late explores the problem of (dis)connect in a complicated world - because in our breakneck lives of over-stimulus media, instant mass communication, restlessness and expectation - how does anyone really connect?
Too Little Too Late runs for twelve performances only from February 3th - 14nd at the HERE Performing Arts Center, 145 6th Avenue (between Spring and Broome Streets, entrance on Dominick). Performances at 7PM. Running time approximately 90 minutes. Tickets: $12, available at www.HERE.org or through Ovation Tickets at (212) 352-3101.
Portia Krieger and Mortiz Von Stuelpnagel direct a cast of six. The ensemble of Too Little Too Late includes Daniel Abeles* (Offices, Atlantic Theater), Craig Jorczak* (Awesome 80's Prom), Jacob Murphy (Asking for Trouble, EST/Youngblood), Anna O'Donoghue* (Rock n' Roll, B'way; Eurydice, Second Stage), Laura Ramadei (Frequently Unasked Questions, LAByrinth/Barn Series) and Claire Siebers (Schmoozy Togetherness, Williamstown Theater Fest). The design team includes Kenneth Grady Barker (sets), Abbi Stern (costumes), and Paul Toben (lights). Johanna Thelin is the Production Stage Manager.
*Member of AEA.
For full company bios, and more information about Too Little Too Late, visit www.toolittletoolateplays.com.
Lucy Alibar: Lucy is thrilled that MOMMY SAYS... has a respectable New York engagement after its wild, bodice-ripping summer affair at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Her plays have been performed at the Cherry Lane, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Dixon Place, The Tank/Collective Unconscious, the Montreal Fringe Festival (nominated for Best of the Fringe), the Edinburgh Festival, and Avignon. Her plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc, and anthologized in Smith and Krauss Best Stage Scenes of 2002, Actor's Choice: Monologues for Actors, and Great Short Comedies, Volume 3. Lucy was named one of the Dramatist Guild Magazine's "Writers to Watch", and is the recipient of both the 2008 and 2009 Sundance Screenwriter's Fellowship. Her first feature screenplay, "Beasts of the Southern Wild", written with director Benh Zeitlin, is under consideration for the prestigious NHK International Filmmaker's Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010. "Beasts", a Southern apocalyptic kid's comedy, is in pre-production with Court 13 Pictures.
Bekah Brunstetter: plays include OOHRAH! (The Altantic Theater, Stage 2, 2009) MISS LILLY GETS BONED (Lark Playwright's Week 2009), You May Go NOW: A MARRIAGE PLAY (Finborough Theater, London 2010) and FUCKING ART (winner, Sam French SHort Play Festival 2009.) She is currently working on commissions for Ars Nova, the Rounabout Underground, and Naked Angels, and is a member of the Women's Project Writer's Lab and At Play Productions. MFA, THe New School for Drama. www.bekahbrunstetter.com.
Sam Forman: is a writer for the stage, screen and TV, co-created (with Beau Willimon) the Civil War era television pilot "Hickory Hill" for AMC. Sam is the lyricist and co-book author for the musical I SING! which has been produced commercially off-Broadway and in theaters around the world. A CD recording of the York Theater Concert Cast of I SING! is available in stores worldwide from Jay Records. Sam's other plays and musicals include: THE RISE AND FALL OF Annie Hall(Stage 13, dir. Sam Gold) WE THE PEOPLE (TheaterWorks USA) F#@KING UP EVERYTHING (NYMF 2009 Award for Outstanding Book, dir. Stephen Brackett) THE GRILLE ROOM (Cherry Lane Mentor Project, dir. Thomas Kail), QUARTERLIFE (Ford Center, NYC workshop dir. by Mark Brokaw) PLEASE STOP TALKING (Cherry Lane Theater, NYC dir. Erwin Mass ; Willlamstown Theatre Festival, dir. Portia Krieger), FRINGICAL! (Ars Nova, NYC; American Theatre of Actors, NYMF 2004, dir. Thomas Kail) and SCHMOOZY TOGETHERNESS (Williamstown Theatre Festival, dir. Johanna McKeon). Sam is an alumni of Youngblood at EST and Ars Nova's Play Group. Upcoming projects include: lyrics for Tricia Walsh-Smith IN CONCERT (dir. Alex Timbers) and VOLLEYGIRLS (book by Rob Ackerman).