Richard Kind, Lynn Cohen and More Set for Mike Reiss' RUBBLE Reading with Barefoot Theatre Tonight

Barefoot Theatre Company will continue its new bareNaked Reading Series (Molly Marinik, Program Director; Jennie West, Co-Producer) with a reading of RUBBLE by four-time Emmy Award winning writer Mike Reiss ("The Simpsons," "The Critic") tonight, February 11, 2013 at 7:00pm.

The reading of RUBBLE is free, with extremely limited seating available. To inquire about admission please email

Directed by James Valletti, the reading of RUBBLE will feature a cast of Richard Kind (last on Broadway in 2004 in SLY FOX), Lynn Cohen (Israel Horovitz's NEW SHORTS presented by Barefoot Theatre Company), Elisabeth Anthony Gray (the up-coming BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S on Broadway), Ronald Cohen ("Boardwalk Empire"), Mark G. Cisneros (BTC's RAFT OF THE MEDUSA), John Gazzale (BTC's DOG DAY AFTERNOON), David Rasche (Broadway's SPEED-THE-PLOW), Minna Taylor (Atlantic Theatre's JACKIE AND ME), Kenneth King (CLOCKWORK ORANGE at Edinburgh Finge), and Lydia Gladstone (HARRY & EDDIE).

The bareNaked Reading Series kicked off in January with the reading of Joe Pintauro's SNOW ORCHID. On March 11 at 7pm will be a reading of ALLIGATOR by Hilary Bettis ("American Girls"), directed by Jerry Ruiz ("26 Miles" by Quiara Alegria Hudes) featuring Barefoot Ensemble Members in the cast, with more TBA.

Information on the April, May and June readings will be announced at a later date.

In 1999, Barefoot Theatre Company (Producing Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano) was founded by a multicultural group of artists determined to produce vital, thought-provoking works, both new and existing. We embrace the importance of the collaborative process, nurture our ensemble commitment, and continue to learn from the younger generations we mentor. Barefoot Theatre Company's most recent collaborations include the Off Broadway Revival of Pintauro's RAFT OF THE MEDUSA as well as a workshop of the new play, F**KING VIGWAN (OR SWAG) by Pulitzer Prize nominee Kristoffer Diaz both at the legendary Cherry Lane Theatre.

All readings will be held at "The Loft" (East 3RD Productions) 684 Broadway, #5W - corner of Broadway and East 3rd Street. Admission is free with a confirmed RSVP, however seating is limited. To RSVP please send the play title, number of seats requested and contact information to, a member of the Barefoot Theatre Company will inform you if confirmed.

For more information about the bareNaked Reading Series or Barefoot Theatre Company, visit

Photo Credit: Peter James Zielinski


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