Horn Rim Productions Presents THOM PAIN and LADY GREY by Will Eno This Weekend

Horn Rim Productions Presents THOM PAIN and LADY GREY by Will Eno This Weekend

The Mix Studio Theater is set to present Horn Rim Productions' staging of two new plays by Will Eno: Thom Pain (based on nothing), with Peter Knox as Thom Pain, and Lady Grey (in ever lower light), with Kristin Beckett as Lady Grey. Both plays are directed by Ron Miller.

Lady Grey (in ever lower light) is playing tonight, May 9 at 7:00 pm, Sat., May 10 at 7:00 pm, Sun., May 11 at 7:00 pm, admission $10.00. Lady Grey tantalizes, castigates, and flirts with the audience in a monologue on life's adventure, from a young girl's "show and tell" experiences to her love life with "the man in the blue shirt". Melancholic and joyful in turns, the play builds to a crescendo and leaves you to ponder what just transpired. You know one thing for certain: audience is essential.

Thom Pain (based on nothing) is playing Fri., May 9 at 9:00 pm, Sat., May 10 at 9:00 pm, Sun., May 11 at 4:00 pm, admission $10.00. He's just like you, except worse. He is trying to save his life, to save your life-in that order. In his quest for salvation, he'll stop at nothing, be distracted by nothing, except maybe a piece of lint, or the woman in the second row.

Tickets available at the door 1 hour prior to show time or online at brownpapertickets.com.

Peter Knox (Thom Pain) has performed in the Ann Arbor and Detroit areas since the mid-80s. He has worked with Performance Network, Young Peoples' Theatre, Emergent Arts, Detroit Repertory Theatre, Encore Musical Theatre, and Wild Swan, among others.

Kristin Beckett (Lady Grey) has worked most recently in films with Lionbelly Media (Edenwood and The Meriwether Device). She has also performed on stage at Planet Ant and Purple Rose.

Ron Miller (Director) was part of the original group that created the Performance Network. Ron taught theatre and performance at Western College of Miami University and has directed for Performance Network (Heart of a Dog, Tom Paine, Comings and Goings, and original scripts by Rachelle Urist, Lynn Coffin and Al Sjoerdsma), as well as Washtenaw Community College (Exit The King, Doubt, The Real Inspector Hound, and True West).

Will Eno (Playwright) based in Brooklyn, New York, has been produced Off-Broadway and in regional and European theaters.

The Mix Studio Theater is located at 8 N. Washington St., Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197. Lady Grey performances are May 9-11 at 7pm. Thom Pain performaces are May 9-10 at 9pm, May 11 at 4pm. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door half hour before showtime or online at brownpapertickets.com. Visit www.emergentarts.com for more information.

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