Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will feature stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler, Jose Rivera, and ReGina Taylor. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
The Plays to be presented that evening will be:
Fall of the Sparrow by José Rivera; Directed by Kat Yen; Assistant Director: Vinny Eden Ortega
Featuring MEHRET MARSH, Alfredo Narciso
Emcees: KAELA MEI-SHING GARVIN and Shaun Peknic
Producer: Brock Hill; Associate Producer: Glory Kadigan; Assistant Producer: Jazmyn Arroyo;
Assistant to the Producer: Vinny Eden Ortega; Event Director: Joyce Laoagan; Front of House Manager: Britt Lafield; Lighting Designer: Benjamin Ehrenreich; Scenic Designer: Raye Levine; Costume Designer: Ariel Pellman; Sound Design: Jacob Subotnick; Casting Director: Robin Carus
Production Stage Manager: Kathryn Meister; Assistant Stage Manager: Maayan Voss de Bettancourt; Public Relations: Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment
A reception will follow the performance.
Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE will honor the NYCLU at the Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 W 55th Street at 9th Avenue, NYC) with "The Protest Plays" this Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm. Tickets HERE.