One Year Lease Theater Presents NYC Premiere of STOCKHOLM, Now thru 3/29
One Year Lease Theater Company presents the NYC premiere of Stockholm by British playwright Bryony Lavery (Frozen, Beautiful Burnout) for a limited Off-Broadway run from tonight, March 5-29, 2014 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, NYC). Tickets for Stockholm are $35 (59E59 Members $24.50) and can be arranged online at www.59e59.org or by calling 212.279.4200. Running time: 70 minutes, no intermission. Opening night is March 12, 2014.
Bryony Lavery's Stockholm is an exploration of a love so passionate it has become a prison. Sexy, darkly funny and intensely physical, Stockholm peels back the skin of a dangerous romance to reveal dark and bitter truths that may feel all too familiar.
Stockholm is produced by the ensemble of One Year Lease Theater Company (Ianthe Demos, Artistic Director; Nick Flint, Associate Artistic Director) and presented at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director, Peter Tear, Executive Producer).
Nick Flint (Directed Skin Tight at 59E59 Theaters for One Year Lease Theater Company) directs and Natalie Lomonte (Choreographed pool (no water)) movement directs cast members Christina Bennett Lind (The Heart of Robin Hood, pool (no water)) and Richard Saudek (pool (no water), Eager to Lose).
ABOUT STOCKHOLM: STOCKHOLM was originally commissioned and produced by Frantic Assembly on 21 September 2007 at the Drum Theatre Plymouth.
ABOUT BRYONY LAVERY: Bryony's play Frozen, commissioned by Birmingham Rep, won the TMA Best Play Award, the Eileen Anderson Central Television Award, was produced on Broadway where it was nominated for 4 Tony awards. Frozen is currently being adapted for film.
Bryony is working on the book for a Stage Musical Adaptation of 101 Dalmations, set to premiere at Chichester in late 2013. She recently wrote Beautiful Burnout for Frantic Assembly, which toured the UK in late 2010 before a run at St Ann's Warehouse in New York in Spring 2011.
Her play Stockholm (Wolff Whiting award), which she wrote for Frantic Assembly, toured the UK before a run at Hampstead Theatre, London in May 2008. Other plays include Helen And Her Friends; Bag Family Album; Missing ; Calamity ; Origin Of The Species; Witchcraze ; Her Aching Heart (Pink Paper Play Of The Year 1992); Wicked ; Kitchen Matters; Flight ; Nothing Compares To You ; Ophelia ; A Wedding Story; Last Easter; Dirt ; and Thursday.
Her work for BBC Radio includes No Joan Of Arc (Sony nominated); Velma And Therese, The Smell Of Him, Requiem and adaptations of Wuthering Heights, Lady Audley's Secret, A High Wind In Jamaica and The Lovers of Viorne for the Classic Serial, and Angela Carter's Wise Children.
Bryony is an honorary Doctor Of Arts at De Montford University. She was a director with John Retallack, of Performing Arts Labs Playwriting, and has been a tutor on Birmingham University's MA Playwriting course. Bryony was an Artistic Director of Gay Sweatshop and of her own company Les Oeufs Malades, and for two years she was Writer-in-Residence for The Unicorn Theatre for Children.
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.
The NYC premiere of Stockholm by Bryony Lavery will run tonight, March 5-29 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, NYC) and play according to the following schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 7:15pm; Friday and Saturday at 8:15pm; Sunday at 3:15pm. Plus additional performances on March 8th and March 29th at 2:15pm. Tickets are $35 and can be arranged through www.59e59.org or by calling 212.279.4200. For more information, visit www.oneyearlease.org.