Premier Of Short Play POLLY Explores The Language Of Love And Relationships In The 21st Century

Premier Of Short Play POLLY Explores The Language Of Love And Relationships In The 21st Century

Jane just finished an interview for a new job. What happens when what they want, she can't give? The answer forces her to navigate the language of life, love, and polyamorous relationships in the 21st century, with the help of her friend Will.

This production of "Polly" features the talents of stage and screen actors Guy Yedwab and Sanam Erfani. Sanam also co-wrote this ten minute play with playwright Scott Cohen.

Join us as this star-studded cast of two actors performs "Polly" in a production at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre for two performances, Friday, December 7, at 6:30 PM, and Saturday December 8, at 9:30 PM. Manhattan Rep is located at 17-19 West 45th St., 3F (Between 6th and 5th Ave.), NYC. VERY limited seating still available. For tickets and info:

"Polly" is the first writing collaboration between the two playwrights. This short play was created following a real-life interchange between Sanam and Scott, and incorporates more material from a variety of Scott's experiences over the past several years. In addition to the short play Polly, Scott has written the full-length stage play Life List and has other theatrical projects in development. A lifelong storyteller. Scott's other notable artistic accomplishments include the Life Cube Project, an interactive public art installation with social impact reaching over 100,000 people at Burning Man and in multiple cities across America.

Sanam loves to perform in transformative experiences for audiences. Her plays include: Attraction (NY Theater Festival Winterfest 2019); Hush: Inside the Waiting Womb (NY & LA); original solo show Last Import (Joyce SoHo, NY); and adapting Ibsen (Doll's House) & Strindberg (Miss Julie) into La Liberata (Dixon Place, NY). Acting roles in recent films: award winning feature film Imitation Girl (Amazon), short film Scheherazade (winner: Champs-Elysées Film Festival, DC Shorts), and Hasti Joon. Theatrical roles: Big Love (Brono, Czech Rep); Apocalypsis Cum Figuris (NY & Puerto Rico); and devised work (Spoleto, Itay). Off-Broadway: Babette's Feast (Connelly Theater, NY): The Fall (Flamboyan, NY); Miss Lilly Gets Boned (New Ohio, NY); Cats Don't Grin (Cherry Lane, NY). Columbia University MFA.

Co-star Guy Yedwab's credits include: Theater: Attractions (Dixon Place); White Men Who Know (Brooklyn Arts Exchange, actor/playwright); The Uses of Anger (Hemispheric Institute, actor/playwright); The End, Performance Anxiety and The Kafka Project (Organs of State, actor/playwright for Kafka); Hello from the Children... (AGGROCRAG); Cherry Orchard (UCI Barclay Theater); With Their Eyes (Chance Theater); Christmas Carol (South Coast Repertory); Romeo and Juliet, Assassins and Laramie Project (Sage Hill). Film: Roomsies; Alright; Eros; In Memoriam; The Orange Hats; Take Care of Yourself (actor/screenwriter); Instigation Visa; Night Watchmen; and Music Video. Audio: The Big Game Moment of Magic; Axes of Evil. Managing Director, The League of Independent Theater.

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