Photo Coverage: A Small, Melodramatic Story Opens

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Stephen Belber's A†Small, Melodramatic Story opened at the LAByrinth Theater Company on October 24th.† The play runs through November 5th.

This production marks the first play of LAByrinth's 15th Anniversary Season. The cast includes Carlo Alban, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Lee Sellars, and Isiah Whitlock Jr. They are directed by Lucie Tiberghien. The LAByrinth Theater Company is in residence at The Public Theatre (425 Lafayette Street) and A†Small, Melodramatic Story†is playing†at†the Shiva Theatre.

The play "takes place in Washington D.C., where a widow named O is trying to figure out whether life is worth re-engaging with.† In her path are the 1968 riots, the first Gulf War, the Freedom of Information Act and herself.† There's also an archivist named Keith, a cop named Perry and a kid named Cleo.† And finally there's the question of just how much about anything do we really need to know," as the show is described in press notes.

Order online at www.labtheater.org or call (212) 260-2400.†


Lee Sellars, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Isiah Whitlock, Jr., and Carlo Alban


Steve Asher (Executive Director) and Jeff Horwitz (Chairman of the Board)


Isiah Whitlock Jr.


Stephen Belber


Lucy Tiberghien


Lee Sellars


Quincy Tyler Bernstine and Lee Sellars


Quincy Tyler Bernstine


Carlo Alban


Carlo Alban and Quincy Tyler Bernstine


Quincy Tyler Bernstine and Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

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Ben Strothmann Ben Strothmann has been a portrait and theatrical photographer since 1995. Since building his first darkroom in his hometown of Milwaukee WI, his portrait studio now looks out over Manhattan where he shoots headshots and production photos. Born to a famous cheesecake lady (Suzy Strothmann of Suzy's Cream Cheesecakes), Ben is also an actor and pianist. Currently he lives in Astoria and studies guitar and Icelandic. Ben is also a volunteer for The Heart Gallery (heartgallerynyc.org) and helps NYC foster children find permanent, loving families. Ben is proud to be a part of the world famous singing waitstaff at Ellen's Stardust Diner. See www.benstrothmann.com for more info.


 
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