2nd NY New Playwright Festival

New York New Playwright Festival

February 4-10, 2013 at the Access Theatre

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Before & After

Conceived and Directed by Michole Biancosino

A theatre/video piece about women and time.

Featuring an ensemble of (extra)ordinary people: Hilary Bettis, Yael Ben Zion, Judy Bowman, Brandy Forbes, Dana Jacks, Jennifer Joynt, Trish Nelson, Carrie Louise Nutt, Emily Raboteau, Sarah Sander, Aidan Sullivan, Bara Swain, Emily Voorhees, Addie Walsh, and Zoe Winters.

They are: Playwrights, Novelists, Filmmakers, Businesswomen, Photographers, Stand Up Comedians,  Soap Opera Writers, Yoga Instructors, Bloggers, Professors, Real Estate Agents, NYC Public School Principals and Daughters.

The Firsts

Written and Performed by Antu Yacob

Directed by Michole Biancosino

Zora Neale Hurston takes us on a tour through the history of some notable African American Women who were able to achieve greatness in the face of adversity: Sojourner Truth, Stagecoach Mary Fields, Aretha Franklin, Dr. Mae Jemison, and Oprah Winfrey describe their groundbreaking journeys.

Undressing Cinderella

Directed by Andrew Smith

5 playwrights take a trip down the rabbit hole and reinvent an old fairytale.

New plays Lia Romeo, David Caudle, Sarah Sander, Mark Eisman and Duncan Pflaster.

The Plays:

Car Go by David Caudle

Livin’ the Dream by Lia Romeo

Midnight Special by Mark Eisman

Prince Charming, presented without comment  by Duncan Pflaster

Stamps by Sarah Sander

The Actors:  Caitlyn Duffy, Shannon Fiedler, Leah Sarbib, Angeline Rodriguez, Sumi Koi, Kalya Koltes, Jay Dunn, Joe Varca, Joachim Boyle, Teresa Stephenson, Tara Giordano, Chelsea Melone, and Alexander Burnett