Photo Flash: 'What To Do When You Hate All Your Friends'
Four Chairs Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of "What To Do When You Hate All Your Friends", an anti-social comedy written by award-winning playwright Larry Kunofsky and directed by Jacob Krueger (The Matthew Shepard Story). Performances
will run from July 19 to August 9, 2008 at The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row, located at 410 West 42 Street between 9 & 10 Avenues in NYC. Previews begin July 19 for an official July 24 opening.
at Urban Stages) and Amy Staats (Drama Desk nominated Hell House, EST member, Clubbed Thumb's One Thing I Like To Say Is).Larry Kunofsky, co-founder and co-Artistic Director of Four Chairs Theatre, is a New York-based playwright whose play A Guy Adrift in the Universe marked the first ever production for the company. He has been a resident at the Edward Albee Foundation, and is a three-time winner of the John Golden Award for Drama and a member of The Dramatists Guild.Founded by award-winning writers Larry Kunofsky and Jacob Krueger in 2006, Four Chairs is more than just a production company. They're an artistic home for an ensemble of theatre creatives that includes both permanent and rotating members. In 2008, Four Chairs embarked on an ambitious new season, including the "Just Chairs" reading series (designed to foster the development of new work by emerging playwrights) and the upcoming production of What To Do When You Hate All Your Friends. The 2008-2009 season will also mark the first year of a unique project with Interborough Repertory Theatre (IRT). Beginning in October 2008 Four Chairs will host an ensemble of four writers, four designers, four directors and four actors in a yearlong collaboration. Working in a cross-disciplinary mode, the ensemble will spend a full year exploring a theme to develop four new plays, which will ultimately be produced in Repertory at IRT.The design/production team consists of Producers Elizabeth Dembrowsky and Four Chairs Theatre, Ryan Maeker (Sound Design/NYIT Award Winner for Dancing Vs. The Rat Experiment), Niluka Hotaling (Set Design), Gina Scherr (Lighting Design), Melissa Trn (Costume Design) and Sally Jane Kerschen-Sheppard (Production Manager).
Carrie Keranen and Todd D'Amour
Susan Louise O'Connor, Carrie Keranen, Todd D'Amour and Josh Lefkowitz
Susan Louise O'Connor, Josh Lefkowitz, Amy Staats, Carrie Keranen and Todd D'Amour
Todd D'Amour and Josh Lefkowitz
Photo by Martin R. Miller.