Pulitzer Prize Winner DISGRACED Comes to Black Box PAC
The Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC) continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced in the heart of Teaneck, New Jersey - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.
This new production of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner is directed by BBPAC Artistic Director Matt Okin, produced by Huey Esquire and Black Box Studios, and features a stellar cast: Misty Easler, Katie Housley, Alex Hughes, Hemang Sharma, and Laurence Wallace. The stage manager is Mckenna Pope, and production design is by Jason Felix.
Disgraced will play fifteen performances over three weekends, from Thursday, July 6 through Sunday, July 23 at Black Box Studios' new home, Teaneck's Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Drive. (just off Palisade Ave., GPS: 290 Walraven Drive), Teaneck, NJ 07666.
Press Cordially Invited To All Performances (Including 7/6 Preview)
In Disgraced, Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. Emily, his wife, is white; she's an artist, and her work is influenced by Islamic imagery. When the couple hosts a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation escalates into something far more damaging...
Disgraced plays the following 15 performance schedule:
Thursday, July 6, 8PM (Preview)
Friday, July 7, 8PM
Saturday, July 8, 8PM
Sunday, July 9, 3PM & 7:30PM
Thursday, July 13, 8PM
Friday, July 14, 8PM
Saturday, July 15, 8PM
Sunday, July 16, 3PM & 7:30PM
Thursday, July 20, 8PM
Friday, July 21, 8PM
Saturday, July 22, 8PM
Sunday, July 23, 3PM & 7:30PM
Tickets are $30 ($25 for students & seniors) and are now available at www.blackboxpac.com. Group rates for 10 or more are available by calling (201) 357-2221. Tickets can also be purchased at the venue; call (201) 357-2221 for box office hours.
Black Box Performing Arts Center is located at 200 Walraven Drive, just off Palisade Ave., Teaneck, NJ 07666 (GPS: 290 Walraven Drive). Past productions during the inaugural 2016-17 season include Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers A Musical, Evil Dead The Musical, Edward Albee's The Goat Or, Who Is Sylvia? Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9, Matthew Lopez's The Whipping Man, and the new immersive comedy hit Skip & Rivka's Not-So-Kosher Interactive Wedding Experience.
The New York City area's most eclectic theatrical offerings continue at BBPAC with a soon-to-be-announced 2017-18 season of favorites, cutting-edge Northern New Jersey premieres, and the development of original works for the stage www.blackboxpac.com.