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The Players Presents
The Fire Dept 2009 Salon Series
Friday, March 27, 2009 through Friday, May 29, 2009

staged readings of new plays, presented in non-proscenium environments, followed by discussions with the artists and noted guest speakers minotaur , dividing ashes , exposure time

Length: 2 hrs 15 mins
Intermission: Yes
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

Mario Cantone, Jill Clayburgh, Phoebe Neihardt, Ethan Peck, Campbell Scott and Jeremy Webb inTHE MINOTAUR by Anna Ziegler. (March 27, 2009 at 7:30 pm) Casting a different light on the monster in the labyrinth... a startingly relevant adaptation of the Greek myth of Theseus and Ariadne from award-winning playwright Anna Ziegler. Set in a timeless present, THE MINOTAUR is a funny, whimsical, and poetic new play about love, loss, forgiveness, and the primal longings that connect us to and separate us from our animal selves. Produced by Audrey Rosenberg. Directed by Erica Gould. Set design by Sarah B Brown & Timothy Mackabee, Lighting by Pamela Kupper, Sound by Jill DuBoff, Costumes by Jeffrey Wallach, Masks by Jessica Gould
--A portion of the proceeds from the evening will benefit the NiteStar Program.


DIVIDING ASHES. (DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED) A man falls through the ice in Central Park on the coldest day of winter, taking the woman who tries to save him on an upside-down journey historical and hysterical. A quirky, moving, fanciful exploration of personal responsibility, our place in history, and the debts we owe to those who love us, from noted playwright Chiori Miyagawa.


EXPOSURE TIME. (DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED) Can technology irrevocably alter who we are and how we perceive the world? A Susan Smith Blackburn-nominee, Kim Merrill takes us on a hypnotic journey into the birth of photography and the complex psychological, artistic, and emotional arithmetic that entwined and ensnared together pioneer photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll), and their mutual muse, Alice Lidell. An adventure on both side of the Looking Glass.
 


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This event is general admission and no seating is assigned at this time. You will choose your seats when you arrive at the venue. Please view the 'More info' link to view if the venue is ADA Complaint.