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Bushwick Starr and D.J. Mendel Present DICK DONE BROKE

The Bushwick Starr and D.J. Mendel are proud to present the comeback of DICK DONE BROKE. Treasured downtown performer, D.J. Mendel, revisits one of his pivotal original works, which premiered over 10 years ago on the New York stage. DICK DONE BROKE is a working class meditation on fatherhood, marriage, and sexual frustration told through the colorful, boozed up character of Donny, a steelworker trapped in a suspendEd Hallway.

DICK DONE BROKE is written and performed by D.J. Mendel; Directed by Dan Safer (Witness Relocation); Lighting by Jay Ryan; Original Score composed by Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR); Set Design by D.J. Mendel and Anne DeMare.

The Bushwick Starr theater: 207 Starr Street, Brooklyn, NY [between Irving and Wycoff]

Via Subway take the L Train to Jefferson Street, exit at Starr Street, walk against traffic on Starr, and the theater is 3/4 of a block on the right.
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About D.J. Mendel:
Performing credits include Richard Foreman?s Permanent Brain Damage, Panic and The Universe, Robert Cucuzza?s Cattywampus (REDCAT) and The Sticky Banister, Karen Coonrod?s Christmas at the Ivanov?s (Classic Stage Company), Keen Company?s In The Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer, 31 Down?s Red Over Red and Here at Home andHAl Hartley's theatrical debut, SOON, which premiered at the Salzburg Festpiel. A longtime collaborator with HAl Hartley, D.J. has been in Mr. Hartley's films Fay Grimm, The Book of Life, No Such Thing, The New Maths, The Girl From Monday and the soon to be released, Meanwhile. He recently directed Daniel Bernard Roumain?s Symphony for the Dance Floor, which premiered in February 2011 at ASU Gammage and will have its New York premiere in October 2011 at BAM?s Next Wave festival. Other Recent theater credits include directing Cynthia Hopkins? The Truth: A Tragedy, which premiered at Soho Rep. Previous work with Ms. Hopkins includes directing her Accidental Trilogy: Accidental Nostalgia, Must Don?t Whip ?Um and The Success of Failure (or, The Failure of Success). D.J. also works with Rosanne Cash, video designing and directing her last two tours. D.J.'s plays, Tom, Dick, and Harry, Dick Done Broke and Museum of Unnatural Seriousness were all presented at The Ontological-Hysteric Theater in NYC and his play Exhaust Pipes and Manifolds was produced and presented by the Ground Floor Theater Lab.

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