THE ROAD THEATRE in association with Missing Bolts Productions Inc. (Blair Baker & Zac Kline artistic directors) and NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press (Caridad Svich, fonder) are pleased to present a staged reading of AFTER ORLANDO, an evening of short plays in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
Kline and Baker of Missing Bolts note: “As theatremakers, we have the ability to bring together many singular unique voices toward a common goal. We have invited some of the most admired theatre artists worldwide to participate; to share our grief, our anger, our hope and our desire to combat the violence we are now living with on a daily basis.” Svich of NoPassport adds: “Making some healing art, some fiery art, some work that just says we can rise up from and through collective mourning.”
December 5, 2016 @ 8PM
THE ROAD on MAGNOLIA
10747 Magnolia Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
The reading will DIRECTED BY Carlyle King and feature plays by Neil La Bute, Oliver Mayer,Anders Lustgarten, Caridad Svich, Ian Rowlands,Rohina Malik, Jennifer Maisil, Jeff Mahon, Zac Kline, Lisa Schlesinger,Matthew Paul Olmos, Jordan Tannahill, Elaine Romero, Lindsey Ferrentino, J. Julian Christophe, Brian Quijada, Eric Mayer-Garcia, Solimar Otero, Sunny Rno, Jaqueline Goldfinger and Brian James Polak.
The evening will be accompanied by DJ Tony Canaghi spinning disco. "I am setting the reading in the framework of the 1970s when going to a gay club was fun and carefree," says director Carlyle King. "Orlando changed all that and more."
AFTER ORLANDO will feature actors Tony Canaghi (DJ) Chad Coe, Verity Branco, Michelle Gillette, Teagan Rose, Jordan Essoe, Natalie Llerna, Julia Sanford, Ben Theobald, Jennifer Finch, Crash Buist, Kimberly Alexander, Joshua Wolf Coleman and Roland Ruiz
AFTER ORLANDO is an international playwright driven theatre action, including more than 50 playwrights form the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa and Austrlia. Plays have been specifically written and curated in response to this tragic event and will be read across the country and in the UK throughout the fall.
Partners venues include: The Finborough Theatre (London); Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre and the LGTB Center (NYC); Round House Theatre and Olney Theatre Center (DC); The Inge Center (Independence, KS); Shot Gun Players (Berkeley, CA); Theatre@Boston Court and the University of Southern California (Los Angeles); Miami New Drama (Miami), Philadelphia Theatre Company and The University of the Arts (Philadelphia) and many more.
For tickets and more information please visit: www.roadtheatre.org
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