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HIS GREATNESS Plays As Part Of FringeNYC Encore Series 9/17-25

If you missed it during the 13th Annual New York International Fringe Festival (or even if you didn't...) Award-winning playwright Daniel MacIvor's HIS GREATNESS - based on a potentially true story about two days in the life of playwright Tennessee Williams - will be presented as part of the FringeNYC Encore Series at the Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) in Manhattan.

Performances of HIS GREATNESS run:

- Thursday, September 17 at 7:00pm
- Saturday, September 19 at 2:00pm
- Sunday, September 20 at 3:00pm
- Wednesday, September 23 at 3:00pm
- Friday, September 25 at 7:00pm.

Three men, a great American playwright, his trusted and loyal assistant, and a young Canadian street hustler, find themselves together for two days in a hotel room in Vancouver. HIS GREATESS is a voyage through the mind of a great American playwright - potentially Tennessee Williams - presenting the man as he's never been seen before, grasping at straws of his former glory, pleading for some form of rebirth.

Directed by Tom Gualtieri, HIS GREATNESS features a cast of Peter Goldfarb (a Helen Hayes Award nominee for OLD WICKED SONGS) as The Playwright; Dan Domingues (recently seen Off-Broadway in NIGHT SKY opposite JorDan Baker) as The Assistant; and Michael Busillo (recently seen Off-Broadway in the Abingdon Theatre Company's TEXAS HOMOS).

Design team for HIS GREATNESS is: Tania Bijlani (Set Design); Seth Reiser (Lighting Design); Ciera Wells (Costume Design).

Daniel MacIvor has been creating new theatre since 1986. He was for 20 years artistic director of da da kamera, an international touring company based in Toronto. His many theatre credits include: SEE BOB RUN, NEVER SWIM ALONE (winner of the NY International Fringe Festival Overall Excellence Award), YOU ARE HERE, IN ON IT (winner of a GLAAD and a Village Voice Obie Award), HOW IT WORKS, etc. With Daniel Brooks he created the solo shows HOUSE, HERE LIES HENRY, MONSTER and CUL-DE-SAC. In 2006, five of his plays were published as "I Still Love You" - NEVER SWIM ALONE, THE SOLDIERS DREAMS, YOU ARE HERE, IN ON IT, and A BEAUTIFUL VIEW) - and won him the Governor General's Award for Drama). MacIvor was recently Playwright-in-Residence at the Banff Playwright's Colony where he developed his new play COMMUNION and a new screenplay for Bruce McDonald Called 45's.

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