CORRECTION to Premiere at Midtown Int'l Theater Festival

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CORRECTION to Premiere at Midtown Int'l Theater Festival

CORRECTION to Premiere at Midtown Int'l Theater Festival

THE MIDTOWN INTERNational Theatre FESTIVAL will premiere two exciting new plays:

Opening July 30:
CORRECTION
WHO: Midtown International Theater Festival presents
WHAT: The world premiere of CORRECTION, a new play by Jane Beale & Ronnie Cohen that begs the question:
Are we really who we say we are?
WHAT’S IT ABOUT: The New York Times announces that — in a lavish ceremony attended by New York’s Who’s Who
wealthy philanthropist, Sheldon, marries Jennifer, a successful Park Avenue psychiatrist from a well-bred family and the finest
schools. There’s only one problem....Jennifer isn’t any of those things. Inspired by actual events, this dark comedy explores the
cult of fame and lengths one woman will go for it.
WHERE: Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor, New York City
WHEN: Monday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, August 3 at 6 p.m.
WHY: Because it can happen to you!
HOW MUCH: $17 www.midtownfestival.org or call 1-866-811-4111.
WHAT ELSE: Ronnie Cohen and Jane Beale’s play, Dogs Lie, was turned into a successful motion picture garnering great
acclaim: WINNER Honorable Mention at the Los Angeles Movie Awards; WINNER Best Film USA at ITN Distribution Film
and New Media Festival, NYC; WINNER Audience Award Feature Film ITN Distribution Film Festival NYC

Opening July 31:
HAMLET BOUND & UNBOUND
WHO: Midtown International Theater Festival presents
WHAT: The world premiere of HAMLET BOUND AND UNBOUND, a black comedy by Andrew Rothkin
WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Dumped by his girlfriend, derided by his mother, Robert must now suffer the worst indignity of them all: watching his dream role, the melancholy dane – Hamlet – played – no – pulverized by Hollywood’s most inept actor! Robert takes matters into his own hands… he shows the cast and crew … AND AUDIENCE how the role should be played!
WHERE: June Havoc Theater, 312 W. 36th St., first floor, New York City
WHEN: Tuesday, July 31 @ 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, August 4 @ 1:00 p.m.; Sunday, August 5 @ 1:00 p.m.
WHY: Because didn’t you ever just want to take an actor and shake’em!!!
HOW MUCH: Tickets: $17 – www.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/27845

WHAT ELSE: DIRECTOR Joan KanE was named one of 2011 People of the Year in indie theatre (nytheatre.com).
AUTHOR ANDREW ROTHKIN will be appearing as John F. Kennedy in Norma Jeane, Enlightened, a new play tributing Marilyn Monroe, commemorating the 50th anniversary of her passing.

Photo Credit: A.G. Liebowitz/WrightGroupNY

 

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