EPP Announces's Premiere of 'Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents' Starring Grace Gummer

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Electric Pear Productions (Melanie Sylvan and Ashlin Halfnight, Co-Executive Producers) will present the US premiere of The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents by Lukas Bärfuss, translated by Neil Blackadder at The Wild Project (195 East Third Street, between Avenues A & B) for a limited run, beginning November 6th through 22nd. Opening night is set for Tuesday, November 11th. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by phone by calling 212-352-3101 or online at www.electricpear.org.

Discover one of Switzerland's most willful and stimulating playwrights. Following a smash run in London, Electric Pear brings a stunning and disturbing new Swiss play to New York for its US premiere. Rising star Kristjan Thor, named one of New York Magazine’s "Most Likely to be Famous Before 30," directs Bärfuss’ US debut of The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents which has been called “Horribly compelling” by the Times UK, “taboo-busting” and “This in-yer-face piece sticks in-yer-mind” by Time Out London and the London Evening Standard says, “This show makes a splash.”

Grace Gummer, daughter of Meryl Streep and sister of Mamie Gummer, will make her NY theatrical debut as Dora, who, after ten years on tranquillizers, emerges with an insatiable sexual appetite that pits her against a secret and deviant adult world. Not your normal coming of age story. Not your everyday sexual awakening.
Completing the cast are Laura Heidinger, Kathryn Kates (“Seinfeld’), Max Lodge, Charlie Mitchell, Jim Noonan and Peter O'Connor (Kidstuff).

The design team includes scenic design by Moza Saracho’s who also is co-costume designer with Kylie Ward; original music and sound design by Joel Bravo; lighting design by Sabrina Peric.

To coincide with Electric Pear Productions' US Premiere of The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents by Lukas Bärfuss, The Wild Project gallery is pleased to present a small selection of photographs on loan from the Kinsey Institute archive.

The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents is sponsored by the Consulate General of Switzerland.

Photo by Xabier Tudela

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