Performances Begin Tomorrow for LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER
Inspired by the lives of Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton and Elizabeth Bishop and directed by Michelle Bossy (Every Good Girl Deserves Fun, Sex of the Baby), LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER will begin a limited engagement in The Directors Studio at The Directors Company (311 West 43rd Street, Suite 409) on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 (through Sunday, November 19th). The Opening is Thursday, November 2nd at 8PM. Tickets ($25) are now on sale via SmartTix - online at http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=ladE7C&ss=1 or via telephone at 212-868-4444.
A play about destiny and the power of passion and art, LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER follows the intertwined lives of three women in their search for fame and love. Soul mates for life and beyond, lovers Hope and Corinne -- both poets -- make a suicide pact. One lives . . . and the other goes on to win the Pulitzer Prize, posthumously. Years later, the dead woman's daughter knocks on the survivor's door, demanding that she be her literary mentor. LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER is a psychological thriller that challenges and feeds the soul.
The cast of LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER features Christy Escobar and Maja Wampuscyz. LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER has scenic design by Brittany Vasta.
The Directors Company (Michael Parva, Artistic Director; Leah Michalos, Producing Director) is an award-winning not-for-profit theatre company with an extraordinary record in its mission to develop and produce groundbreaking new plays and musicals, initiated and generated by outstanding directorial talent, for the American theatre public. Works developed at and produced by The Directors Company include Dan Gordon's Irena's Vow, directed by Michael Parva; Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming and Laurence O'Keefe's Bat Boy: The Musical, directed by Scott Schwartz; Suzanne Glass' The Milliner, directed by Mark Clements; The Passion of Frida Kahlo, directed by Michael John Garcés; Jonathan Wilson's Kilt, directed by Jack Hofsiss; Sarah Schlesinger, John Dias and Mike Reid's The Ballad of Little Jo, directed by John Dias; and Stephen Belber's Drifting Elegant, directed by Amy Glazer; among many others.
The Directors Studio at The Directors Company is designed to support the work of exceptional emerging directors and their projects in an "up close and personal" space. The 35-seat Studio also provides an invaluable arena for these directors to showcase their work to the public through various series, workshops and labs. Past productions in The Directors Studio include The Best of Everything, adapted and directed by Julie Kramer, based on the Rona Jaffe novel, and True Art by Jessica Provenz.
LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER will be performed in The Directors Studio at The Directors Company (311 West 43rd Street, Suite 409). The limited engagement runs Wednesday, November 1st through Sunday, November 19th. The Opening is Thursday, November 2nd at 8PM. The performance schedule is Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7PM, Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM, and Sundays at 3PM.
Tickets to LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER are $25 and are on sale via SmartTix - online at http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=ladE7C&ss=1 or via telephone at 212-868-4444.
LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER, first developed at the New York Playwright's Lab, had its world premiere as part of the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival/FringeNYC.