The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0631 Friday, 24 September 2007
From: Red Bull Theater <
Date: Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 12:27:16 -0400
Subject: Paula Vogel's DESDEMONA -- One Night Only!
Mamie Gummer, Jessica Hecht, and Jennifer Ikeda -- Paula Vogel's
DESDEMONA -- Monday Oct 1 -- One Night Only!
OBIE Award-Winning Revelation Reading Series Returns
Monday October 1st, 7pm
Honorary Benefit Hostess and Academy Award-Winning Actress
MARISA TOMEI invites you to attend
A benefit for Red Bull Theater:
DESDEMONA: A play about a handkerchief
by Pulitzer Prize-Winner
Othello, as seen from the perspective of the women in the play-a
hilarious, satirical and provocatively alternative view of Shakespeare's
Directed by Jesse Berger (The Revenger's Tragedy).
Cocktail reception with the playwright, actors, and live music follows
featuring Americana singer-songwriter-actor Addie Brownlee.
Reserve Tickets Now
FULL PRICE $75
Other Special Guests will include:
Michael Cerveris (Sweeney Todd), Daniel Breaker (Pericles), Matthew
Rauch (The Revenger's Tragedy), Marc Vietor (The Revenger's Tragedy),
Margot White (Pericles), and many more.
REVELATION READINGS: October 1, 2007 - January 21, 2008
Monday October 8, 7pm
by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley
Lust, murder, adultery, and lunacy - it doesn't get more Jacobean than
this masterpiece of mayhem.
Directed by Karin Coonrod (Henry VI)
Featuring David Patrick Kelly (Twelfth Night, Twin Peaks), Juliana
Francis (Maria del Bosco), and Matthew Rauch (The Revenger's Tragedy)
Monday October 22, 7pm
by Melanie Marnich
A stunning, lyrical re-telling of The Changeling set in contemporary
New York Premiere
Directed by Leigh Silverman (Well)
Featuring Tony Award-Winner Michael Cerveris (Sweeney Todd)
Monday October 29, 7pm
by Albert Camus, adapted and newly translated by Anthony Clarvoe
Is violence ever the answer? Even if the cause is just? Step inside a
terrorist cell circa 1905 and peer into the hearts and minds of young
people willing to kill and die for what they believe.
Directed by Ethan McSweeny (Best Man)
Featuring Obie Award-Winner Michael Stuhlbarg (Pillowman) and Tony
Award-Winner Ellen McLaughlin (Angels in America)
Monday November 12, 7pm
by Aphra Behn, adapted by John Barton
A trio of English rakes looking for kicks in 17th century Spain meets a
trio of Spanish sisters looking for husbands at carnival in this raucous
and raunchy restoration comedy by the first woman to make her living as
Directed by Eleanor Holdridge
Featuring Daniel Breaker (Pericles, Passing Strange) and Carla Harting
Monday November 26, 7pm
The Lady's Not For Burning
by Christopher Fry
In a world of hypocrisy, post-war superstition and witch-hunting, a man
returns from war to find love and redemption in spite of his
circumstances, all in a hilariously chaotic mix of characters wrapped up
in a poetic tangle of fun.
Directed by Tony Award-Winner Joseph Hardy (Child's Play)
Featuring Lynn Redgrave and Richard Easton
* Monday January 7, 7pm:
Bertolt Brecht's Edward II, a radical 20th century revision of the
Featuring cast members from our production of Marlowe's play, directed
by Michael Sexton.
* Monday January 14, 7pm:
Don't Fuck With Love, a contemporary spin on Alfred de Musset's love
tragicomedy by Kay Matschullat, interpolating Abelard, Heloise, instant
messaging, and the power elite, directed by Lear deBessonet.
* Monday January 21, 7pm:
The Cardinal, by James Shirley, directed by Carl Forsman, starring Roger
Rees and Philip Goodwin. The last of the great Elizabethan dramatists
explores corruption in the church through a wonderfully tangled web of
deceit, plots, love affairs, poison and death.
Playwrights Horizons/Peter Jay Sharp Theater
416 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues
Trains: A/C/E to 42nd Street or the N/Q/R or 1/9 to Times Square
Parking: Alliance Parking, 500 West 43rd Street at 10th Avenue
$75 Desdemona Benefit
$200 Subscription Package to all 9 Readings
Christopher Marlowe's Edward the Second
Adapted by Garland Wright, Directed by Jesse Berger
Performances start December 11th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Tickets on sale October 1st: www.ticketcentral.com
PO Box 250863
NEW YORK NY 10025
WHO WE ARE
Red Bull Theater is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit company dedicated to the
presentation of vital and imaginative productions of heightened language
plays and to the development of new plays written in a similar vein.
With a special focus on the Jacobean plays of Shakespeare and his
contemporaries, Red Bull Theater aspires to challenge the intellect and
engage the imagination of today's theatergoers through language-based,
company-created, resonantly provocative stagings of great classic stories.
Donations to Red Bull Theater are fully tax-deductible to the extent
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