One Year Lease Theater Company Presents US Premiere of WHAT WE KNOW, Beg. Tonight
One Year Lease Theater Company presents the US premiere of What We Know by Scottish playwright Pamela Carter for a limited Off-Broadway run from tonight, December 4 - 21, 2013 at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street, NYC). Tickets for What We Know are $30 and can be arranged online at www.theatermania.com or by calling 866.811.4111. Running time: 70 minutes, no intermission.
One Year Lease Theater Company latest work employs cooking and magic, making What We Know a feast for the senses.
Richard Saudek (Eager to Lose, pool (no water)) has just joined cast members Sarah-Jane Casey (Skin Tight), Nick Flint (pool (no water)), Vanessa Kai, Ethan Slater and Kim Weild as one of the dinner guests at the extraordinary meal that is served by evening's end.
What We Know is presented by the ensemble of One Year Lease Theater Company, which brought the critically acclaimed pool (no water) by Mark Ravenhill to NYC audiences in 2012.
One Year Lease Theater Company's 2012 season was critically acclaimed as "first rate young actors" (Charles Isherwood, The New York Times) "theatrical witchcraft" (Scott Brown, New York Magazine) and "fiery and fantastical" (Eric Sundermann, Village Voice).
Ianthe Demos (Directed pool (no water)) and Natalie Lomonte (Choreographed pool (no water)) direct a production which features music by Estelle Bajou, set design by James Dardenne, lighting design by Mike Riggs, costume design by Sydney Maresca and sound design by Daniel Acampa.
ABOUT PAMELA CARTER: Pamela Carter's most recent work includes: Paul Bright's Confessions of a Justified Sinner for untitled Projects/National Theatre of Scotland at Tramway, Glasgow (June 2013). Other plays include: Skåne (directed by Tim Carroll at The Hampstead Theatre Downstairs in October 2011; winner of the New Writing Commission at the Berliner Festspiele Stückemarkt 2012); What We Know (directed by Pamela in a co-production with Traverse Theatre in 2010); and An Argument About Sex - After Marivaux's La Dispute (2009) and Slope (2006) both directed by Stewart Laing and produced by his company untitled Projects.
ABOUT ONE YEAR LEASE THEATER COMPANY: One Year Lease Theater Company (OYL) premieres bold international works of theater in New York City. OYL advocates physically powerful, ensemble-based theater while creating worlds that are raw, poetic and visceral. OYL is led by Artistic Director Ianthe Demos and Associate Artistic Director Nick Flint. OYL's ensemble come from international backgrounds including the USA, Greece, Australia, France and New Zealand. OYL's current ensemble-based international structure was formed in 2008. OYL was founded in 2001 by Ariane Barbanell, Ianthe Demos and Jacqueline Kristel.
OYL runs an annual Apprentice Program in northern Greece for students from across the USA. The program seeks to inspire the individual theater artist and investigate the possibilities of the theatrical experience. The summer of 2013 marked the seventh year of OYL's Apprentice Program. To date, 47 students have participated from educational institutions all over America: Vassar, Harvard, Princeton, Rice, USC, Columbia, NYU, Reed, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Arizona State, CalArts and Muhlenberg.
The US premiere of What We Know by Pamela Carter will run December 4-21 at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street, NYC) and play according to the following schedule: Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00pm; Saturday 12/7 and 12/21 & Sunday 12/8 and 12/15 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $30 and can be arranged through www.theatermania.com or by calling 866.811.4111. For more information, visit www.oneyearlease.org.