Photo Preview: Armed & Naked in America Week 2

April 16
4:57 PM 2007

Armed and Naked in America, a project by non-profit theater organization Naked Angels,áis aáseries of new one-act plays inspired by the current state of American culture and politics.á The show features 14 different playwrights' sharp, often funny takes on American life during wartime.
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The second week will feature work by Tony and Drama Desk winner David Rabe (Hurlyburly), Tony Award winner Warren Leight (Side Man), and Will Eno (Thom Pain), amongáothers.áAlso featured will be short videos by New York-area sketch comedy groups, music performances, and special guests from the political world and entertainment industry.á The week 2 line-up follows: After the Deer Hunteráá (Nicole Burdette, directed byáJodie Markell, witháLogan Marshall-GreenáandáNatalia Payne); Bully Compositioná (Will Eno, directed byáDaniel Aukin, witháElizabetháMarvel and Thomas JayáRyan); Propaganda (Cindy Lou Johnson,ádirected byáPamáMacKinnon, witháSaraháSweet); Amici,áAscoltateá (Warren Leight,ádirected byáEvanáYionoulis,áwitháTony Campisi,áIlana Levine andáDerekáLucci); Ever Less Free (Pippin Parker, directed by Frank Pugliese, with Bradley White, Kate Nowlin and Halley Wegryn Gross);áandáGilgamesh the Princeáá(David Rabe, directed byáYionoulis, witháDeborah Rush,áBrennanáBrown and ThomasáJayáRyan).á Two videos will also be featured: A Toast by The Harvard Sailing Team (HST Members: Chris Smith, Rebecca Brey, Jen Curran, Clayton Early, Faryn Einhorn, Katie Larsen, Adam Lustick, Billy Scafuri, Sara Taylor), and 60, by Andy Blitz.

The second weekáof performanceáwill run April 18-22, also with performances Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM and 2PM performances on Saturday and Sunday and press night on Friday, April 20.

Tickets for Armed and Naked in America are $40, and can be ordered by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200.áVisit www.nakedangels.com for more information.

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From David Rabe's The Earliest Uses of Spin: Director Evan Yionoulis with actor Thomas Jay Ryan

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