Elizabeth Rodriguez and More Join Labyrinth Theater's Kids-Themed THE FOREST PLAY at Barn Series Festival, 12/15


LAByrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble has announced a special addition to its 13th Annual Barn Series of free play readings. The Forest Play, an epic, arboreal adventure for children and adults, written by Lola Glaudini and Kostas Anagnopoulos, will be performed at the Bank Street Theater on Saturday, December 15th at 1pm.

The cast features Tony Award-nominee and Labyrinth Company Member Elizabeth Rodriguez (The Motherf**ker With The Hat, Labyrinth Company Members Maggie Bofill (Dutch Heart of Man) Scott Hudson (Our Lady of 121st Street), Angela Lewis (Unconditional), Richard Petrocelli (Our Lady of 121st Street), and Neil Tryone Pritchard (StorytellingNYC).

Intended for kids 5 to 9 years old, this treeful tale tells the story of a few young friends who lose their way during a journey into the woods behind their house. And as they try to find their way home, they encounter some of the forest's strangest and silliest inhabitants, who teach our heroes a few things about their wild side.

Free tickets are available by calling the Labyrinth box office at (212) 513-1080, or in person at the Bank Street Theater, beginning one hour before the reading. Adventurers of all ages are welcome to attend. The Bank Street Theater is located at 155 Bank Street, between Washington and West Streets, in Manhattan's West Village.

LAByrinth Theater Company (Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez, Artistic Directors; Danny Feldman, Managing Director) is a diverse, award-winning ensemble of artists who have changed the face of American theater through groundbreaking productions of provocative new plays. Founded in 1992 by a group of actors who wanted to push their artistic limits and tell new, more inclusive stories that expanded the boundaries of mainstream theater, Labyrinth has grown into a nationally renowned company of actors, directors, playwrights and designers from a wide array of cultural perspectives. Over the past 20 years, Labyrinth has developed hundreds of original works and premiered 57 new American plays here in New York including Guinea Pig Solo, Jack Goes Boating, Jesus Hopped The A Train, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Our Lady of 121st Street, Sailor's Song, Sistah Supreme, and the Company's multi-Tony nominated Broadway debut, The Motherf**ker With The Hat.

For additional information on our 2012/13 Season, visit the website at www.labtheater.org/upclose.

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