Gordon Directs Shakespeare's 'Timon of Athens,' Opens 9/28

Smoking Mirror Productions is proud to present William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, running from September 27 through October 6 at The Kirk Theatre on Theatre Row.  This production will be directed by the founder of Smoking Mirror Productions, John Gordon.

"Timon of Athens is an ancient fable of ostentatious wealth, hidden debt, and betrayal by friends. From Timon's bitter exile in the wilderness, he engineers the overthrow of his former friends, the rulers of Athens. Timon of Athens is a profound exploration of human psychology in extremis and a reflection of our time of enormous debt and profligate ways," describe press notes.

Performances are September 27, 28 (opening), 29 & October 3, 4, 5 & 6 at 7:30PM.  Tickets are $18

John Gordon, actor/director: Has performed and studied acting in New York for over 17 years.  Recent Off Off Broadway roles include Bishop in Tempist Productions' Vivat Vivat Regina, and various roles in Radio Show at Time Cafe, as well as Claudius in Hamlet and Richard III in New York City workshop productions. He has followed his dream of forming a Shakespeare company by founding Smoking Mirror Productions.

Cast members: Patrick Cann, Kevin Colbert, William H. Downes, Joe Kurtz, Meara Levezow, Yury Lomakin, Sharon Maguire, Jamie Owens, Bashir Solebo, Nick Velkov, Collin Ware, and John Gordon as Timon.   Creative team includes Jill Hockett (costume/stage design), Kevin Guzewich (lighting) and Corina Seligman (stage manager)

For tickets ($18) by phone call Ticket Central  212-279-4200 or visit www.ticketcentral.com.  The Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row is located at 410 West 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues).  For more information visit www.theatrerow.org




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