Daniel Neiden Presents Antony Raymond's JULIO at Kraine Theater, Now thru 6/21
Following the recent hits at The Lion Theatre and the Under St. Marks theater of Antony Raymond's comedies, ELSINORE COUNTY and LUSTYNESS, Daniel Neiden will present Raymond's second installment of his three part Shakespeare Un-Canon, entitled JULIO! Performances will begin today, June 3rd, and will celebrate its opening on Thursday, June 5th, running through June 21st at The Kraine Theater (85 E. 4th Street). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting www.ElsinoreCounty.com, or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at (800) 838-3006.
JULIO! The most famous actor in Hollywood, constantly hogs the spotlight while his friend and co-star, Bruce, languishes away in Julio's tremendous shadow. That is, until Bruce's thirsty agent, Cash, and power hungry actress wife, Porsche Chevrolet, incite Bruce to murder Julio at Scott Baio's birthday party. Ambition, lust, and fame are the subjects of this satire in which Julius Caeser meets Entourage.
JULIO! will feature cast members from ELSINORE COUNTY, including Sara Antkowiak (#HERO), Benjamin Bauman (MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIA), Dan McVey (THE GHOSTS OF 14TH STREET), Eric Doviak (GIN AND MILK), J.J. Pyle (BITING PERSONALITIES), and Jeremy Vos (THE CRUCIBLE) with the addition of Ivan Perez (VESSEL), Nick Ryan (BLUE SUEDE), Nicky Schmidlein (AMERICAN SEXY), and Paul Walling (THE BIG FUNK). The JULIO! creative team includes: Lighting Design: AJ Dobbs; Production Stage Manager: Zachary Homer; Sound Design: Karl Maier and Dean Werb; General Manager: Laura Gosheff.
Antony Raymond's produced NYC works include ELSINORE COUNTY (Lion); LUSTYNESS (under St. Marks); GIN AND MILK (Fringe); THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A GUY WHO KNEW ME, PART ONE (Fringe); and YEAH, I MET THIS GIRL. Off-Broadway acting credits include FOOLS IN LOVE, THE TEMPEST, THE JEW OF MALTA, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Regionally, Tony has worked at NJPAC, BAM Harvey Theater, and El Museo Cultural in Santa Fe. He has studied with Uta Hagen, Austin Pendleton, and Reed Birney.