Bread & Butter Theatre Company Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE NORTH POOL

Bread & Butter Theatre Company Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE NORTH POOL

Bread & Butter Theatre opens their 2019 season with a sharp, tightly-woven drama by a thrilling American playwright-The North Pool by Rajiv Joseph.

In The North Pool, a high-school vice principal and a Middle Eastern-born transfer student engage in a politically and emotionally charged game of cat and mouse, with dangerous consequences.

Lana Palmer directs this tightly crafted play at the 99-seat Potrero Stage, featuring Bruce Avery as high school vice principal Dr. Danielson and Zaya Kolia as Khadim, a Middle Eastern-born transfer student.

The North Pool was awarded the Edgerton New American Play award and the Glickman Award for Best Bay Area World Premiere in its original staging at TheatreWorks in 2011.

The North Pool runs January 10 - 19, 2019. Opening Night is January 11, 2019 at 8pm. Tickets are $10-$40 and available at www.breadandbuttertheatre.com.

Bread & Butter Theatre Company's production of The North Pool is presented as part of PlayGround's Potrero Stage Presenting Program.

Rajiv Joseph is an American playwright and a 2010 Pulitzer Prize-finalist. His plays include Gruesome Playground Injuries, Animals Out of Paper, and Guards at the Taj. Joseph's Pulitzer finalist play Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo was produced on Broadway (opening March 2011) with Robin Williams playing the titular character.

Lana Palmer directed Bread & Butter Theatre's 2018 production of Red, by John Logan. Upcoming work includes Middletown for Actors Ensemble of Berkeley (January 2019) and The How and the Why, opening July 2019 at Dragon Theatre in Redwood City, CA.

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