Spookfish Theatre Company to Present I WROTE ON UR WALL AND NOW I REGRET IT, 7/30-8/10
Spookfish Theatre Company will present the World Premiere of i wrote on ur wall and now i regret it by Ming Peiffer, July 30-August 10 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street). The production will be directed by Kat Yen (Resident Director at The Flea Theater) and will feature Jaspal Binning, Ryan Dreyer, Karen Eilbacher, David M. Farrington, Ricky Faust, Andrea Goldman, Jordan Ho, Ying Ying Li, and Stephanie Regina. The creative team will include Lighting Design by Porsche McGovern and Sound Design by Daniela Hart. Assistant directed by Samuel Wilson.
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The production will run at at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and B); July 30-August 10 Wednesday through Sunday May 8-11, Thursday through Saturday May 16-18, and Sunday, May 19 at 2pm. Tickets ($18, $15 students & seniors) are available online at www.wildproject.com or by calling Ovationtix at 866.811.4111. The show will run 90 minutes, with no intermission.
MING PEIFFER (Playwright) is the Co-Artistic Director and Resident Playwright of Spookfish Theatre Company and a current MFA Playwriting Candidate at Columbia University ('16). Recent NYC credits include: #cerulean (The Sargent), The ABC's Guide To Getting Famous (The NY International Fringe Festival, The Red Room), ADVANCE GUARD (Kraine Theater), Pornography For The People (HERE Arts Center, Kraine Theater, Theater for the New City), RELAX! ALICE (June Havoc Theater, Nominated for 5 Midtown International Theater Awards including "Outstanding New Script"), WABI SABI! Not Wasabi (Theater For The New City, described by the New York Times as "Aware..."), The Privilege of Death (Co-Writer, Gene Frankel Theater). Ming was 1 of 6 female playwrights selected for New Perspectives Theater Company's 2012-2013 Women's Work Project where she developed the play CEREAL. Ming studied poetry at The New School and holds a BA with Honors in both Theater Arts and Mandarin Chinese from Colgate University. Upcoming plays include:i wrote on ur wall and now i regret it (The Wild Project) and aokigahara/don't look for me ( Staged Reading co-presented by Yangtze Repertory Theater).
KAT YEN (Director) is the Co-Artistic Director of Spookfish Theatre Company, a Resident Director of The Flea Theater as well as a Lincoln Center Directors Lab member. Recent NYC directing credits include (all world premieres): #Cerulean (Columbia University - Sargent Theater); Advance Guard (Co-produced by Horse Trade Theater Group); The ABC's Guide to Getting Famous (FringeNYC - C.O.W. Theater, Kraine Theater, The Red Room); Pornography for the People (Theater for the New City, Kraine Theater, HERE Arts); Relax! Alice (Under St. Mark's, MITF - June Havoc Theater); WABI SABI! Not Wasabi (Theater for the New City); The Privilege of Death: or how everything went from bad to good (Gene Frankel Theater). Upcoming projects include an adaptation of Pirandello's I'm Dreaming but Am I (The Flea Theater - October 2014) and Aoikikahara/dontlookforme, a staged reading of a new Spookfish work (Co-produced by Yangtze Theater Company - February 2015).
SPOOKFISH THEATRE COMPANY is a critically-acclaimed downtown indie theatre company founded in 2010 by theatre artists Ming Peiffer and Kat Yen. Since then, the company has continued to create at least one original new theatrical work annually, and have produced over a dozen projects in various NYC venues Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway. We are interested in challenging, innovative, idiosyncratic artwork with heart.