Red Bull Theater Announces 2010-2011 Revelation Readings; GAMMER GURTON'S NEEDLE 9/13
The Red Bull Theater announces its 2010-2011 Revelation Readings. Some actors and actresses involved in the readings include Maria Dizzia, Jessica Hecht, Jan Maxwell, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mary Testa, and Michael Urie. All readings are on Mondays at 7:30pm and take place at Theater at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues. (Cast and details Subject to Change.)
Tickets are $33 for Adults, $17 for Students/Industry, $55 for Premium Seating, and $100/$250 for the Benefit; subscription packages available. To purchase tickets, visit www.redbulltheater.com or call 212/352-3101 or 866/811-4111 (toll-free).
Below is the schedule:
Monday September 13th, 7:30pm
GAMMER GURTON'S NEEDLE
By Mr. S. Mr. of Art
Join this hilarious search for a needle in the haystack of pre-Shakespearean sex.
Directed by Everett Quinton
Featuring Roberta Maxwell and Mary Testa
Monday September 20th, 7:30pm
A BENEFIT READING OF
By W. Somerset Maugham
Directed by Stuart Howard
Featuring René Auberjonois and Michael Urie
A delightful and delicious satire on American ethics from the pen of one England's most de-lovely writers.
VIP Cocktail party with the actors, special guests, and entertainment follows the reading.
Admission: $100 Reading & Party | $250 Premium Benefit Seating
Reserve now at: www.redbulltheater.com
Monday October 25th, 7:30pm
LOVE LIES A-BLEEDING
By Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
Love, lust and lies... This Jacobean romance doesn't just tug at the heart-strings, it tears them to pieces.
Directed by Craig Baldwin
Featuring Heather Lind
Monday November 15th, 7:30pm
By Friedrich Schiller
In a new version by Mike Poulton
The German Hamlet, this sweeping historical drama is also a cry for individual liberty from tyranny and terror.
Directed by Joseph Hardy
Featuring Daniel Davis and Matthew Rauch
Monday November 29th, 7:30pm
GERTRUDE - THE CRY
By Howard Barker
The passion of Hamlet's mother is at the center of this savagely poetic tragedy.
In collaboration with The Barker Project
Directed by Richard Romagnoli
Featuring F. Murray Abraham and Jan Maxwell
Tuesday, December 28th, 7:30pm
THE SPANISH TRAGEDY
By Thomas Kyd
The first and bloodiest of the revenge tragedies. A harrowing exploration of jealousy and madness.
Directed by Matthew Rauch
Featuring Maria Dizzia and Michael Stuhlbarg
Monday January 10th, 7:30pm
By Nikolai Erdman
Adapted by Richard Nelson
Banned by Stalin, a farcical look at the relationship between the individual citizen and society's ideals.
Directed by Kay Matschullat
Featuring Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos
Monday February 7th, 7:30pm
By Thomas Middleton
Something wickedly funny this way comes from the author of Women Beware Women, featuring Hecate, the queen witch from Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Directed by Leigh Silverman
Monday February 14th, 7:30pm
By Caryl Churchill
A Brechtian take on gender and power, set amidst the witchcraft trials of 17th Century England.
Directed by Wendy McClellan
Monday March 28th, 7:30pm
New version by Karen Hartman
A brutally compelling portrait of woman during war, in an ecstatic contemporary adaptation.
Monday April 25th, 7:30pm
By August Strindberg
New version written and directed by Doug Wright
A diabolical treatise on the darker side of love.
Featuring Bill Camp and Kathryn Meisle
Monday May 9th, 7:30pm
An adaptation by Lillian Hellman
From the French play by Emmanuel Robles
Set during Spain's occupation of Venezuela in 1812, the story of an atrocity committed by an occupying force and the agonizing act of conscience by one Spanish junior officer.
Monday May 23rd, 7:30pm
By John O'Keefe
A riotous comic affair replete with Shakespearean innuendo and rakish Restoration wit.
Directed by Patrick Page
Featuring Reg Rogers
Monday June 13th, 7:30pm
NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
World Premiere Short Plays
Using heightened language, contemporary playwrights respond to the classic themes and stories from Red Bull Theater's mission.
Featuring new plays by Elizabeth Egloff, and more TBA