Plays & Players and REP RADIO Presents On Stage Preview Series 2/8
Plays & Players, Center City Philadelphia's longest continually operated theater at 1714 Delancey Place, has teamed up with Represented Theatre Company's REP RADIO to present On Stage Philadelphia's Performing Arts Preview Series featuring ten minute sneak-peak performances of upcoming productions in the Greater Philadelphia area representing theatre, dance, music, comedy and multimedia. Audiences will have an opportunity to meet and mingle with artists, and take advantage of special offers to the upcoming productions. February's lineup is full of diverse and exciting upcoming productions including:
Belles of Dublin
Web address: www.societyhillplayhouse.org
Belles of Dublin interlaces bittersweet, comic stories of coming of age and illicit love affairs gone wrong.Movement Brigade
Absurd Commentaries: a winter partiformance "Mo and Moe's Lucid Dance Dream"
Movement Brigade presents an excerpt of Mo and Moe's Lucid Dance Dream
Plays & Players
Take Me Out
Web Address: www.playsandplayers.org
America's National Pastime is forever altered as Darren Lemmings, star of the New York Empires, comes out of the closet to his team, his friends, and to the public at large.
Kosoko Performance Group
An Expectation of Violence
Web Address: www.kosokoperformance.com
A viscerally poetic new work that explores various forms of emotional, physical, and psychological violence.
The Philadelphia Joke Initiative
Rodgers and Hammerstein are Dead
Web Address: www.contactpji.com
One-sentence description: Rodgers and Hammerstein Are Dead is Philly's only totally improvised and completely unscripted musical! Starring Philly's hottest new improvisational group Ladies and Gentlemen.
Philly Contact Collective
Web Address: www.phillycontactcollective.wordpress.com
Philly Contact Collective's newest work, Get Curious!, merges storytelling and movement in a series of improvisational structures.
Some Assembly Required: A New Meta-Musical by Kate Brennan
Web Address: www.bckseet.com
Sift through Katherine's world of cookie boxes and heavily medicated day-mares to determine what is dream and what is reality-and what exactly are the consequences of tampering with the delicate balance in between.
Light Hits the Glitz
Web Address: http://sayschristina.blogspot.com
All performances are held at Plays & Players Skinner Studio on the Third floor at 1714 Delancey Place (between Spruce & Pine Streets). Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at www.playsandplayers.org or by calling (800) 595-4TIX. For additional information, call (215) 735-0630.
ABOUT REPRESENTED THEATRE COMPANY AND REP RADIO:
Founded by Producing Artistic Director, Darnelle Edwin Radford, established in 2004 to promote creativity through the creation and exposure of new vessels of artistic expression.
REP RADIO is the official podcast featuring performing artistic in the Greater Philadelphia area; breaking the fourth wall to give an inside look at the plays and the players. Since April 2009, the podcast has worked with the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia to feature over 100 theatrical productions and events in 2009 including the Barrymore Awards, SPARK Showcase and the Philadelphia Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival. For more information, visit www.represented.org or www.repradio.org or call (215) 687-4512.
ABOUT PLAYS & PLAYERS:
Plays & Players is celebrating its 98th Season of performance in Philadelphia. Located in the historic Plays & Players Theatre at 1714 Delancey Place, which includes two performance spaces, Plays & Players offers year-round memberships that include both social and entertainment possibilities. To learn more about memberships go to www.playsandplayers.org or call (215) 735-0630.