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Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Playwright Ruth Tang, 2023, Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History, Clubbed Thumb Summer Festival, The Wild Project

 Playwright ruth tang, 2023,  Clubbed Thumb Summer Festival, 

 Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History, 

directed by Caitlin Sullivan

with b, Sagan Chen and Susannah Perkins

sets by dots
costumes by Alicia J. Austin
lights by Isabella Byrd
sound by Lee Kinney
props by Natalie Carney
production stage manager Esti Bernstein

A catalog of all the possible phone calls that exist. A play that is not about Amazon, not about Jeff Bezos and certainly not about Elon Musk.

May 18 – May 30, 2023

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Playwright Gregg Moss, 2009 Clubbed Thumb Festival t the Ohio Theater on Wooster Street

 Playwright Gregg Moss, 2009

Clubbed Thumb Festival t the Ohio Theater on Wooster Street


1. "It's morning in America"
I just want to - you know. It’s hard enough just getting by, without making trouble for
yourself. My dad says.
Yeah. I know.
But. You know.
Some people just can’t help it.
Making Trouble.
Name of play: punkplay
the entirety of american history in the 1980s /
one american boy’s high school career
duck - an unremarkable american boy, 14-18
mickey - an unremarkable american boy, 13-17
actor 1 - marcel - wheelchair bound, french canadian, 25
chris sawtelle - the coolest punk rock guy in a very small town
actor 2 - sue giki - it’s pronounced “geeky”, exceptional
Asian-American teenage girl 14-18
inés - marcel’s girlfriend, french canadian, 13
ronald reagan - a bikini clad lite beer model / the
40th president of the united states
chair, desk, clock - jovial animate furniture (puppets)
pisschrist -a controversial photograph by andres serrano (puppet)

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Friday, May 12, 2023

Playwright Talene Monahon, March 21, 2023, "The Good John Proctor", The Connolly Theater, The Bedlam Theater Company,

 Playwright Talene Monahon,  March 21, 2023,

"The Good John Proctor", 

The Connolly Theater,

The Bedlam Theater Company,

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Playwright Ryan J. Haddad, 2023, Public Theater, Dark Disabled Stories

Playwright Ryan J. Haddad, 2023, 
Public Theater,
 Dark Disabled Stories

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Playwright Sophie Weisskoff "Brainsmash" The Hearth, 59e59 Theater

 Playwright Sophie Weisskoff 


The Hearth, 59 e 59 Theater

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Playwright Caitlin Saylor Stephen, 2023

Playwright Caitlin Saylor Stephen, 2023
The Tank Theater
Modern Swimwear

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

 Playwright A.K. Payne, 2023

Rattlestick Theater


Monday, May 1, 2023

 Puppet Company Wakka Wakka,2023, 

"The Immortal Jellyfish Girl"

59 e 59 Theater 

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Friday, April 28, 2023

Playwright Liliana Padilla, 2023, NYTW, "How to Defend Yourself"

 Playwright Liliana Padilla, 2023,  NYTW,
"How to Defend Yourself" 
“Scenic Design by You-Shin Chen” 

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Playwright Joey Merlo, 2023 Brick Theater," On Set with Theda Bara"

Playwright Joey Merlo
2023 Brick Theater

On Set with Theda Bara
by Joey Merlo

Directed by Jack Serio
Starring David Greenspan,  

Frank J. Oliva (scenic design), Avery Reed (costume design), Stacey Derosier (lighting design), and Brandon Bulls (sound design).

“My films are all lost. Like I was lost. I appeared from the mist and into the mist I returned. They called me menacing, mysterious, unclean, lurid… but I was a star.”

Or longer:

My films are all lost. Like I was lost. I appeared from the mist and into the mist I returned. They called me menacing, mysterious, unclean, lurid… but I was a star.

Look at me there! On the screen! The organ music rising… I enter in a bejeweled headdress atop which sits the cycles of the moon. Undulating snakily, stretched sensuously out on a tiger skin rug I beckon to the weak man before me. I pantomime: Eyes ablaze and large lit up like two planets circling the sun. My skin, translucent. Eyes cast down on the prey. “

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Playwright Mia Chung, 
Playwrights Horizons, 2023
Catch as Catch Can

Saturday, February 25, 2023

The Institute of Useless Activity’s THIS AND THAT co-created by Phil Soltanoff and Steven Wendt

The Institute of Useless Activity’s 
co-created by Phil Soltanoff and Steven Wendt

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Artist Rebecca Purdum, 1985, Artist Studio

 Artist Rebecca Purdum, 1985, Artist Studio, 
from The Artist Project, 
a comprehensive survey of artist working in New York in the 1980s

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Playwight Liba Vaynberg, The Gett, Rattlestick Theater, 2022

Playwight Liba Vaynberg, Rattlestick Theater, 2022

The Gett, 

Playwright - Liba Vaynberg
Director - Daniella Topol

​Featuring (in alphabetical order)
Baal - Ben Edelman
Ida - Liba Vaynberg
Other Man - Luis Vega
Mama - Jennifer Westfeldt

​Creative Team (in alphabetical order)
Magic Consultant - Alexander Boyce
Technical Director - Nicholas Brester
Intimacy Director - Daniella Caggiano
Production Manager - Teresa Cruz, Kasper Klop
Master Electrician - Dariel Garcia
Dramaturg - Matt Green
Production Stage Manager - Allison Hohman
Set Designer - Misha Kachman
Sound Designer - Megumi Katayama
Associate Sound Designer - Keirsten Lamora
Costume Designer - Johanna Pan
Light Designer - Paul Whitaker

Friday, February 3, 2023

Playwright Victor I. Cazares, "American (Tele)visions" on stage at NYTW, 2022

Playwright Victor I. Cazares
New York Theater Workshop 2022
by Victor I. Cazares

Directed by Rubén Polendo
A co-production with Theater Mitu



Raúl Castillo- OCTAVIO

Ryan J. Haddad-JEREMY

Elia Monte-Brown-MARIA XIMENA

Bianca "b" Norwood- ERICA

Scenic & Costume Design Bretta Gerecke
Specialty Costumes Mondo Guerra
Lighting Design Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
Technology Design Theater Mitu (Kelly Colburn, Alex Hawthorn, Justin Nestor)
Casting Caparelliotis Casting (David Caparelliotis/Joseph Gery)
Fight Director J. David Brimmer
Intimacy Director Andy Arden-Reese

A long, long time ago—the ‘90s—in a Walmart far, far away, Erica, our Hero of Ages Lost, pushes her shopping cart—that most sacred ancient vessel of capitalism—through the aisles of a memory play. american (tele)visions is an explosive collision between the American Dream and the American Nightmare—the story of an undocumented Mexican family.

NYTW Tow Playwright-in-Residence Victor I. Cazares 

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Playwrght Bailey Williams, Brick Theater, 2022

Playwright Bailey Williams, Brick Theater, 2022
 The Brick and The Hearth present

the world premiere of
by Bailey Williams
December 1-18, 2022


The other day, something happened to Itchy at work. She started itching. On another day, the office of Todd David Design plans an event. An event, as you know, is a story with a beginning, a middle, and an itch. The theme of the event is eggs. But what is the story of the egg? This is going to be an indelible, one-of-a-kind experience for Mark, Joanna, their company Juvenescence, and the guests. Just watch out for the art, okay? Don’t itch anything if you’re not sure.

Brian Bock
Claire Siebers*
Julia Greer*
Zuzanna Szadkowski*
Derek Smith
Dee Beasnael
Haley Wong

Sarah Blush, director
Bailey Williams, writer
DOTS, scenic design
Masha Tsimring, lighting design
Johnny Gasper, sound design
Rhys Roffey, property design
Dan Wang, costume design

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Monday, January 23, 2023

Playwrights Brenda Withers, 2022,

Off Peak
59E59 Theater
by Brenda Withers 
Directed by Jess Chayes 
Kurt Rhoads and Nance Williamson
Set Design: Sasha Schwartz



And Doug Ballard