KEF's THE BLUESTONE PROJECT Season 2 Announced!
kef theatrical productions is thrilled to announce the upcoming second season of THE BLUESTONE PROJECT - a new play reading series created and curated by Ben Bartolone. The four readings will be presented between January and April of 2019 at A.R.T./New York's performance space in Manhattan. Building on the work of the first season, season 2 will again present one-night-only free readings of new, never-produced plays that address the shifting socio-political American landscape.
The Bluestone Project's first season is a minor step towards an ambitious goal to nurture conversation amongst our community and welcome all to express their inner voice and be heard. A diverse set of playwrights that reflect the actual nation present four new plays about an equally diverse set of American stories, from an Army veteran dealing with the aftershock of combat trauma, to a woman determined to find answers in her own fertility clinic.
The Bluestone Project will present the following plays for its second, 2018-19, season at the ART/NY Bruce Mitchell Room, 520 8th Ave, 3rd Floor:
"Toby's Game" by Owen Robertson, Directed by Maureen Monterubio, Feb 22, 4 pm
"Eggs On Ice" by Kristine M. Reyes, Directed by Carlos Armesto, March 8, 4 pm
"Extraction" by A.J. DeLauder, Directed by Adam Fitzgerald, Apr 25, 2019, 3 pm
"I firmly believe that the American Theater should be at least as diverse as Congress" says Artistic Director Ben Bartolone, "and I know that the American theater's greatest strength is our ability to foster conversation. The Bluestone Project is on a mission to build more empathy in a divided nation by sharing our own stories, because we all know that your family is a lot like mine, and we all deserve to be heard."
Reservations for the first play in the series, Jessica Luck's "Guru" can be made via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are free to the 3:00 PM presentation on January 28th, but reservations are highly encouraged.
kef theatrical productions is an artist-run company producing exciting and relevant theatrical works. Past productions include Ken Urban's "Sense of and Ending" and "The Awake" (New York Times Critics Pick), "Methtacular!" (Time Out NY "Critics Pick"), Marisa Wegrzyn's "Killing Women" (starring Lisa Brescia), Israela Margalit's "First Prize" and the critically-acclaimed extended run of Michael Puzzo's "Lyric Is Waiting". Kef also presented "Island Song" at 92Y Tribeca (Carner and Gregor), and "Artists Rising" (a composer/lyricist showcase) at Theatre Row. www.kefproductions.com
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