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Double Play Connections Presents
Count Down
Thursday, November 02, 2006 through Sunday, November 19, 2006

Forty days, 7 angry girls, one reluctant teaching artist. Count Down...let the battle begin.

Length: 1 hr 45 mins
Intermission: Yes
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

"I wanna be a different girl born on a different day."

So says one of the young girls in Count Down - a story of a group of girls in a residential facility for abused and neglected teens. Carmela, a teaching artist is hired to lead them through a 40 day arts program, but the girls want no part of her or her arts program. They sabotage the lessons until Carmela decides to abandon the project. On what Carmela believes to be her final day, the girls share their personal histories and for the first time, they succeed as a group. Carmela stays and the real battle begins.

Double Play Connections presents Off World Theatre's production of Count Down by Dominique Cieri, directed by Elyse Knight, choreography by Pene McCourty.

Starring Valerie Blazek, Sandi Carroll*, Reina C. Cedeno, Major Dodge*, Megan Ferguson, Kasey Lockwood, Adepero Oduye, Dania Ramos*, Victoria L. Turner.

Stage Manager: Andrea Jess Berkey*; Production Manager: Margaret Bodriguian; Lighting Design: Jill Nagle; Sound Design: Dean Gray; Costumes: Cherie Cunningham; Sets: Margery Spack and Peter Spack; Fight Choreographer: Greg Loproto.

Press Representative: Joe Trentacosta, SpringerAssociatesPR

With thanks to Alexis Marnel, Catlin Cobb and the Artists' Collective for Social Change.

*Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association. Equity Approved Showcase
 


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