Red Bull Theater has announced the Revelation Readings 2009-2010 schedule.
Breathing life into the page, this OBIE Award-Winning ongoing series presents staged readings of new plays and rarely-performed classic texts.
Red Bull Theater is dedicated to the rediscovery of neglected classics, and to the development of new plays of heightened language and classical themes. Revelation Readings provides a unique opportunity to hear these plays performed by many of the finest actors in New York.
Red Bull Theater is a New York-based theater company specializing in plays of heightened language. With a unique focus on the Jacobean plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Red Bull Theater embraces the imagination of theatergoers through intimate, evocative productions of great classic stories.
Revelation Readings are held at the Theater at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues). Subway: A/C/E to 42nd Street, Exit on 44th Street, Parking: 415 West 45th Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues.
Tickets are priced as follows:
Subscription Packages Available
Tickets are available by calling 212-352-3101 or 866-811-4111 (toll-free). You may also purchase tickets through www.redbulltheater.com.
All Readings are on Mondays at 7:30pm. Cast and details Subject to Change.
"Best Play-Reading Series" - The Village Voice
2009-2010 READING SERIES
September 14, 2009 - June 14, 2010
Monday September 14th, 7:30pm
A BENEFIT READING OF
TIMON OF ATHENS
by William Shakespeare
Karl Marx's favorite play examines the morality of money - the perfect play for a benefit!
Directed by Jesse Berger
Featuring Richard Thomas
VIP Cocktail party with the actors, special guests, and live music following the reading.
Admission: $100 Reading & Party / $250 Premium Benefit Seating
Reserve now at www.redbulltheater.com
Monday September 21st, 7:30pm
THE WILD GOOSE CHASE
by John Fletcher
A Jacobean comedy of sex and manners - smart women and lustful men-a hilarious precursor of Restoration comedies.
Directed by Tim Carroll
Featuring Michael Stuhlbarg
Monday November 2nd, 7:30pm
Book by Ellen McLaughlin
Music by Sarah Kirkland Snider
Based on Homer's Odyssey, this new music- theater piece explores the trauma of war through one woman's journey into her husband's lost memory.
Directed by Lisa Rothe
Featuring Ellen McLaughlin
Monday November 30th, 7:30pm
by Henrik Ibsen
The corrupting force of political power is rendered with jaw-dropping psychological detail in this rarely performed thriller.
Directed by Craig Baldwin
Featuring Alvin Epstein
Monday December 14th, 7:30pm
by Jean Racine
translated and adapted by Neil Bartlett
A tragic tale of true love, this pinnacle of French drama examines what real love is, even as that love cannot survive.
Directed by Joseph Hardy
Featuring Kathryn Meisle