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Photo Flash: The Theater At The 14th Street Y Presents THE ABRAHAM PLAY

THE IN[HEIR]ITANCE PROJECT and THE 14TH STREET Y are pleased to share with Broadway World a first look at THE ABRAHAM PLAY, as part of The Genesis Plays, a collection of plays inspired by stories in the book of Genesis, and devised with communities in different US cities. Created in a collaborative process led by Jon Adam Ross and directed by Chantal Pavageaux, THE ABRAHAM PLAY performs in rep (with four other plays) during a three-week limited engagement at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 E 14th St at 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003). Performances tonight Wednesday, May 2nd and continue through Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Hoping for a quick windfall of inheritance, Abe (Jon Dalin), a Wall Street stock jock, returns to the office of his recently deceased, estranged father searching for a lost deed. Among the piles of papers strewn about the office he doesn't find the deed. Instead he finds a scavenger hunt his father has left behind for him - and the audience holds the clues.

Produced by Martha Goode. Featuring set design by Deb O, costume design by Andja Budincich, lighting design by Stacey Boggs, and sound design by Caroline Faustine. Rachel April is the stage manager, Eli Reid is the production manager, and Zhailon Levingston is the associate director. Marketing/PR by Kampfire PR, and graphic design by Billy Keefe.

The Abraham Play plays the following performances through Thu, May 17th:

Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 3rd at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 5th at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 10th at 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16th at 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $18 (or see three plays for $14 each with a Flex Pass) and are now available online at www.14streety.org/genesis or by calling 646-395-4310. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the box office half-hour prior to the performance.

Running Time: 70 minutes

The developmental process of The Genesis Plays includes text study with artists and clergy, devising workshops, open rehearsals with participating organizations and houses of worship, performance talkbacks, and community engagement events where local artists and audiences also respond to the source material.

The Genesis Plays are funded with generous support from The Covenant Foundation, in association with Downtown Jewish Life, co-presented by The Theater at the 14th Street Y.

To learn more visit www.inheiritance.org

Photo Flash: The Theater At The 14th Street Y Presents THE ABRAHAM PLAY
Jon Dalin. Photo by Maria Baranova Photography.

Photo Flash: The Theater At The 14th Street Y Presents THE ABRAHAM PLAY
Jon Dalin. Photo by Maria Baranova Photography.

Photo Flash: The Theater At The 14th Street Y Presents THE ABRAHAM PLAY
Jon Dalin. Photo by Maria Baranova Photography.

Photo Flash: The Theater At The 14th Street Y Presents THE ABRAHAM PLAY
Jon Dalin. Photo by Maria Baranova Photography.

Photo Flash: The Theater At The 14th Street Y Presents THE ABRAHAM PLAY
Jon Dalin. Photo by Maria Baranova Photography.



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