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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:

Mean Girls by Lyle Kessler; Directed by Glory Kadigan; Assistant Director: Adam Chisnall
Featuring Carol Kane, Margaret Ladd, Geany Masai, Kathleen O'Neill

The Baby Monitor by David Stallings; Directed by Brock H. Hill; Assistant Director: Anna Hogan
Featuring ANTONIO MINIÑO, Dan Shaked, Kelly Zekas

Resistance by ReGina Taylor; Directed by Tonya Pinkins; Assistant Director: Ashley Marinaccio
Featuring LYNDA GRAVATT, Endea Owens

Snow Day by Catherine Filloux; Directed by Susan Tenney
Featuring Ivette Dumeng, Grayson Taylor,

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

UNDERSTUDIES: Richarda Abrams, SUSAN G. BOB, MOLLY COLLIER, AZARIAH GUNN, Adin Lenahan, Mateo Moreno, MISTI TINDIGLIA, Kara Young

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.

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

 


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