ANGELS IN AMERICA PART ONE:
by Tony Kushner
October 1-19, 2014
book by Kevin Del Aguila, music and lyrics by Gary Adler
December 3-21, 2014
By David Auburn
January 21-February 8, 2015
THE DINING ROOM
by A.R. Gurney
February 18-March 8, 2015
STOP/TIME DANCE THEATER
conceived by Darlene Zoller
March 18-29, 2015
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Oscar Wilde
April 15 - May 3, 2015
Book and Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado
Music by Galt MacDermot
June 10-July 19, 2015
PLAYHOUSE ON THE EDGE SERIES:
DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
by John Patrick Shanley
November 7-16, 2014
PLAYHOUSE ON THE EDGE SERIES:
by David Mamet
May 22-31, 2015
by Tony Kushner
The first part of Tony Kushner's epic drama of America in the 1980s. Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Winner of the 1993 Tony Award for Best Play.
Recommended for ages 16 and up.
Contains adult subject matter, nudity, and strong profanity
There will be two ten-minute intermissions.
October 1 - 19, 2014
Directed by Sean Harris
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in our Photo Gallery.
REVIEWS: CT Theatre News | Htfd Courant | Broadway World CT | WH Press
Critics reaction to "Angels In America Part One: Millenium Approaches"
"A vast miraculous play...provocative, witty and deeply upsetting...a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama..." Frank Rich, New York Times
"Something rare, dangerous and harrowing...a roman candle hurled into a drawing room..." Nicholas de Jongh, London Evening Standard
"An epic theatrical fever dream...a three-hour cliffhanger that leaves you wanting more." Variety
"A victory for theater, for the transforming power of the imagination
to turn devastation into beauty." John Lahr, New Yorker
"Establishes Kushner as a poet and moral visionary in love with the
theater yet awake in the world." Don Shewey, Village Voice
ArtistsCLARK BEASLEY, JR. (Belize/Mr. Lies) is thrilled to be back at Playhouse on Park, having first appeared here as Crooks in OF MICE AND MEN in 2012; T Schreiber Studios: Dia (FAUNA AND BLOOD); The ReGroup Theater: Abe (ABRAHAM'S BOSOM); The ReGroup Theater: Duffy (HOUSE OF CONNELLY); The ReGroup Theater: Bigger Thomas, (NATIVE SON); St Marks Theater: Azaguy (RAISINETTES IN THE SUNSHINE); Dixon Place Theater/NYC Fringe Festival: Hal (PIC-UP). Look for Clark in the upcoming web series BLUE WALL. Sean, thank you for always being so supportive.
TIM HACKNEY (Joe Pitt) Playhouse on Park debut. National Tour: u/s Robert, Aldolpho (THE DROWSY CHAPERONE); The Hudson Guild: Ramsdell (THE WHALESHIP ESSEX). Tim is a graduate of The William Esper Studio. For Lindsay.
KRISTEN HARLOW (Harper) Playhouse on Park debut. Strange Sun Theater Company: Natalie (HOT SEASON); Godlight Theater Company: The Doctor's Wife (BLINDNESS); Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Mildred (FAHRENHEIT 451); Imua! Theater Company: Briseis (THE GREEKS); New York Fringe Festival: Marie-Laure (A YELLOW BUTTERFLY CALLED SPHINX); Allentown Shakespeare in the Park: Lady Macbeth (MACBETH), Dogberry (MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING), Jacques (AS YOU LIKE IT), and Viola (TWELFTH NIGHT); Kristen has also been seen in many Youngblood/EST Brunches. She has an MFA in acting from Rutgers.
OLIVIA HOFFMAN (The Angel) Playhouse on Park debut. Commonwealth Shakespeare Company: Ensemble/ u/s Julia (TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA). Powerhouse Theater Directing Lab: Joan of Arc (WHOLLY JOAN'S). Hartford Stage: Fan (A CHRISTMAS CAROL). Favorite Emerson College Credit: Cavale (COWBOY MOUTH). Olivia has a BFA in Acting from Emerson College. Massive amounts of love to her parents, sisters/brothers, and her muse, Waffle.
JAMES PARENTI (Prior) Playhouse on Park debut. Dare Lab: Hamlet (MAY VIOLETS SPRING); Turn to Flesh Theatre: Cupid (CUPID AND PSYCHE), Perseus (TURN TO FLESH); Hip to Hip: Navarre (LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST), Ferdinand (THE TEMPEST); Bare Shakespeare: Bertram (ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL); Block and Tackle: Walt Whitman (THE BODY ELECTRIC); The Other Mirror: Leon (MADAME BOVARY). BFA in Acting, Marymount Manhattan College; www.jparenti.com can tell you more. Love K all day.
JIM SHANKMAN* (Roy Cohn) Playhouse on the Park debut. New York International Fringe Festival: Izzy/Danny (KISS YOUR BRUTAL HANDS); New Jersey Rep: Josh (JERICHO), Sidney Krebs (SICK); Florida Stage: Arthur Stein (END DAYS), Carl (OPUS); Dorset Theatre Festival: Ben Hecht (MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS), Morris Kaden (AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN), Alex Gal (ROUGH CROSSING); Rainbow Theatre: Moe Axelrod (AWAKE AND SING); Coyote Theatre: Teach (AMERICAN BUFFALO), Charlie Fox (SPEED-THE-PLOW); Syracuse Stage: Harry Berlin (LUV).
MARTY SCANLON (Louis Ironson) Playhouse debut. Manhattan Rep: Ben (THE PARTY'S OVER); The Strange Tree Group: Evan (THE WAR PLAYS), Musician (GOODBYE, CRUEL WORLD); Creator of the musical webseries WORLD'S WORST MUSICAL. Marty holds a BFA in acting from the University of Illinois and is a proud artistic associate of The Strange Tree Group in Chicago. He also improvises and writes sketch comedy in New York as one half of the duo 'Far From Famous.'
RAE C WRIGHT* (Hannah Pitt) OBIE for Sustained Excellence in Theatre; NYFA Fellow for Computer Arts; Fulbright Teaching Fellow; Staged in Hanoi, VN: (MEMORIAL DAY); Signature Theatre: us (ANGELS IN AMERICA); TODA Showworld 42nd St.: Arkadina (THE SEAGULL); Culture Project & PS122: Betty (THE BREAKS-co-authored) + 100 more. Film: 3 Sundance Award winners; (JOE'S APARTMENT); GermanTV: (NOMADIC LIVES); & numberless obscure & remarkable indies as lovers, drinkers, shrinks, shopkeeps, a defender-of-zombie rights & a cougar / murderess. (BORDERS...w/Steve Buscemi as her jilted lover.)
*Appears through the courtesy of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
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