Photo Flash: Inside The Planet Connections Awards
TenthPlanet: Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity played to packed houses and great acclaim for each production. Another sold out house was achieved for the company's annual "Playwrights for a Cause" event, this year, benefiting the Ali Forney Center. The banner season culminates with the Planet Awards. And now, the staff of one of the leading summer festivals in New York (named by TimeOutNY) is gearing for another sold-out night.
This year, the gala event will be Friday, September 21, at the Abrons Arts Center at 466 Grand St, New York City. Tickets and further info: planetconnections.org/
Musical and other guest performances that night, will include:
Happy If - Happy When: a crowd pleaser about a family finding happiness in running a farm.
SHINKA - a daring surreal style work by an international artist
Year of the Solar Eclipse - a scene from this riveting play
Girl Inside the Mirror - sweeping the awards, this mesmerizing dance/movement piece recently went on to appear at TNC's Dream-Up Festival
The Art of Acting: A Master Class With Fozzie Bear - the famed Muppet on the arts
Tales with Teeth - a scene from this shocking group of horror plays
The Handmaid's Dianetics - this one woman show is equal parts hilarious and chilling.
Happy If Happy When (photo courtesy of Kimerer LaMothe)
SHINKA (photo courtesy of Yoshiko Usami)
the Year of the Solar Eclipse (photo courtesy of Aileen Kyoko)
Girl Inside the Mirror (photo from Dream-Up festival showing, courtesy of Nicoletta Mandriotti)
Tales with Teeth (photo BY Bryan Hamilton - actor Daniel Lugo)