Jessica Dickey to star in Dan O'Brien's THE ANGEL IN THE TREES 7/28-31
Three-time New York Innovative Theatre Award nominee The Production Company (Mark Armstrong, Artistic Director) announced today that Jessica Dickey will star in its production of Dan O'Brien's The Angel in the Trees. Directed by Mark Armstrong (The Most Damaging Wound, Meg's New Friend), The Angel in the Trees performs July 28 through 31, 2010 at Manhattan Theatre Source (177 MacDougal Street).
A year after moving to Lowden, a small town below the Mason-Dixon line, native New Yorker Madeline Singer encounters an unexplained phenomenon while walking through the woods. The Angels in the Trees is an evocative one-woman show about ghosts, God, and the American South.
Jessica Dickey stars as Madeline Singer. Last year, Dickey wowed audiences and critics with her performance in her one-woman show The Amish Project. The New York Times hailed her turn as "exemplary" and "completely convincing."
"I'm incredibly excited to have the opportunity to work with Jessie Dickey, whose work I've admired since seeing her masterful turn in The Amish Project," commented Mark Armstrong. "Pairing her with Dan O'Brien's beautiful play promises to be an incredible experience for audiences."
The production team includes Elyse Handelman (scenic design), Carisa Kelly (costume design), Carolyn Wong (lighting design), Sara Bader (sound design), and Andrew Zachary Cohen(stage manager).
Performances of The Angel in the Trees run July 28 through 31, 2010, Wednesday through Friday at 8:00 pm, and Saturday at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Manhattan Theatre Source (177 MacDougal Street, between Waverly Pl. and West 8th St., Subway: A/C/E or B/D/F/V to West 4th). Tickets are $25 at www.theatresource.org or by calling (212) 352-3101.
The Production Company's work promotes and deepens cultural exchange between the United States and Australia and encourages artists to explore the relationship between our two countries. The company's recent production of The Most Damaging Wound was hailed as "clever, engrossing and skillfully directed by Mark Armstrong" by the New York Times, and "ninety of the best minutes you'll spend in the theater" by Theater Talk's New Theater Corps. For more information on the company, visit www.productioncompany.org.