Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Keep and eye out for photos from our most recent successful bareNaked Reading Series Weekend which featured the works of our Literary Manager, Stephen Gracia, advisory board members, Mary Gallagher, Israel Horovitz, & Joe Pintauro as well as new plays by Carmen Rivera and students of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY.
New Website to follow as well.
See you soon!!!
Producing Artistic Director
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Chlumsky was also seen in barefoot's 40th anniversary revival of Lanford Willson's Balm in Gilead directed by Eric Nightengale, opposite Francisco Solorzano.
Admission for the "bareNaked" readings, priced $10, includes live music and free drinks. Reservations are not required. The readings will take place at the Theaters at 45 Bleecker in Manhattan.
Chlumsky will join the rest of the barefoot theatre company along with special guests including Lynn Cohen, last seen in Israel Horovitz's New Shorts.
Playwrights featured: Israel Horovitz, Joe Pintuaro, Stephen Gracia, Mary Gallagher, Carmen Rivera and students of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Saturday, December 13, 2008
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Thursday, December 18, 2008
new short plays by Mary Gallagher, Carmen Rivera and students of South Side High School in Rockville Center, featuring the barefoot theatre company, students of South Side High School and special guests. Q&A with playwrights following reading directed by special guest directors
Friday, December 19, 2008
new works by Joe Pintauro and barefoot Literary Manager, Stephen Gracia
featuring Lynn Cohen, Anna Chlumsky, barefoot theatre company and special guests
directed by Michael LoPorto and Pamela Seiderman
Saturday, December 20, 2008
a brand new full-length play by Israel Horovitz
featuring special guests
directed by Francisco Solorzano
ALL EVENINGS WILL FEATURE LIVE MUSIC AND FREE DRINKS!!!!!!
All Readings at 8pm.
The Theaters at 45 Bleecker
The Lounge Theater, downstairs
45 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
(bleecker & lafayette)
Monday, December 8, 2008
December 5 - 20, 2008TIMES: Wed. – Sat. @ 8pm, Sat. @ 2pmTHEATRE: The Gene Frankel Theater ~ 24 Bond StreetTICKETS: $18 Purchase HereRESERVATIONS: (212)352-3101 or (866)811-4111INFORMATION: (212)677-6407
Friday, December 5, 2008
Anika will be working with students on stageand off to create a full production of this famous play.
Sunday, November 30, 2008
As promised, here are some photos taken by Producing Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano of barefoot's first ever bareNaked Reading Series featuring the new play, Teeth Of The Sons by Joseph Sousa.
The evening performers were company members, Anna Chlumsky and Christopher Whalen along with Will Allen and Jessica Langer; directed by our very own Michael LoPorto and assistant directed by Vincent Ingrisano.
The event took place at The Theaters at 45 Bleecker, sponsored by The Bean Post Pub in Bayridge Brooklyn. Live music with Michael LoPorto on drums and Joseph Thompson on guitar and vocals. Visit our other sites: http://www.myspace.com/barefoottheatre and facebook.com to veiw more upcoming exciting photos from the evening.
Friday, November 28, 2008
The audience turn-out was greatly appreciated!!!
It was wonderful to see so many new faces as well as our regulars.
THANK YOU ALL FOR COMING OUT TO SUPPORT US.
The reading was another success -please stay tuned for photos and update on what's next for Joseph Sousa's brand new play Teeth of the Sons.
There will be a lot of exciting news following the next couple of months so please come back and visit us.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
barefoot's Producing Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano joins the cast of The Real Andromacha along with company member Charles Everett. The staged reading will take place this coming Saturday, November 15 at 6pm.
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 @ 8pm
Sunday, November 9, 2008
Company member and our new Director of Development, Anika Solveig was most recently seen performing in Minneapolis with Frank Theatre's production of Churchill's VINEGAR TOM, which met with rave reviews! Prior to working with Frank Theatre, Anika appeared in the role of Jenny in Dog Day Afternoon this past July/August as well as the workshop in spring of 2007.
Saturday, November 8, 2008
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Photo was taken at the studio located in downtown Manhattan following a performance of DDA which featured Victoria Malvagno as Miriam (also costume designer), John Gazzale as Leon and Francisco Solorzano who adapted, directed and appeared in the role of Sonny.
Production photos and reveiws to follow soon.
COMING SOON!!: First Annual Reading Series.
Monday, November 3, 2008
short plays for the busy Anglophile
Join Mind The Gap Theatre for the return of our fabulous short play festival featuring brand new short plays by, for or about The British!
Featuring the amazing talents of:
Larry Conroy, Trish McGettrick, Anita Sabherwal, Stephen Pilkington, Mia Moreland, Hollis Hamilton, Sean Heeney, Richard T. Lester, Christine Rendel, Sam Redford, Stephen Donovan, Lucy Rayner, Martin Ewens, Ben Bergin, Luke Tudball, Stuart Williams, Gwenfair Vaughan, Emma Gordon, Amanda Plant & Donna Maria. Under the direction of: Amir Arison, Jeffrey Rega, Montserrat Mendez & MTG Artistic Director/Founder Paula D'Alessandris
FOUR PERFORMANCES ONLY!
Wednesday- Saturday @ 7:30pm
October 29 - November 1, 2008
Call TheaterMania at 212.352.3101 or click here for tickets
Kraine Theater85 E. 4th St (bet. 2nd & Bowery)
Regular General Admission Tix: $18; $15 in advance with code "BBC4"
Available at the door 30 mins prior to showtime
Reservations highly recommended
Call 212.352.3101 or visit http://www.mindthegaptheatre.com/
Saturday, October 25, 2008
Company member, Joanna Leigh Jacobsen returned as Stage Manager; Eric Nightengale designed lights with Tasha Guevara bringing back her incredible sound designs and Victoria Malvagno brought her brilliant costume designs. Josh Iacovelli, last seen in Barefoot's Israel Horovitz's New Shorts was on board as Technical Director. Both company members, Pamela Seiderman and Michael LoPorto contributed their feedback during rehearsal process as did Advisory Board member, Israel Horovitz.
Friday, October 24, 2008
ISRAEL HOROVITZ'S3 HOTELS: A SUITE Directed by Israel Horovitz& Russell M. Kaplan with musical guests Chris Otto & Emily DuFour
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts featured Barefoot Theatre Company members, Kendra Leigh Landon, Francisco Solorzano and Christopher Whalen returning to the roles they originated in Israel Horovitz's Beirut Rocks for the Boston Theatre Marathon. The production was directed by Israel Horovitz and featured Patrizia Hernandez (pictured above) in one of the lead roles. Christopher Whalen came in all the way from the west coast where he currently lives. The Boston Theatre Marathon presented by the Boston Playwright's Theatre, marked Barefoot's 3rd year in the marathon.
Pictured, right photo with full cast, LtoR: Christopher Whalen, Francisco Solorzano, Patrizia Hernandez and Kendra Leigh Landon backstage at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
is in Miami, Florida directing Timothy Haskell's
Nightmare: Ghost Stories
“America’s #1 Haunted House” (AOL.com) will bring its famed interactive haunted house to Miami this September. The event has been scaring record-breaking crowds of happy ghost seekers on Manhattan’s super-hot Lower East Side for four years."
Monday, September 29, 2008
production is an unmistakable success." - David De Young, How Was The Show.Com
"Frank Theatre delivers a beautiful, unrelieved journey into historical misogyny and witchcraft."
- Rohan Preston, Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul Minnesota
Vinegar Tom will be presented by the Ritz Theater, Sept. 12-Oct. 5, at the newly-renovated theatre located at 345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. Tickets are $20-$25. For tickets and reservations, please call the Ritz box office at (612) 436-1129 or by go to http://www.ritztheaterfoundation.org/box-office.
Thursday, September 18, 2008
One Night Only: Broadway Sings in
In the 70's you had Studio 54, Saturday Night Fever, Donna Summer and DISCO helping to dominate pop culture. On Broadway, Jesus Christ Superstar, Pippin, The Wiz, Godspell, The Rocky Horror Show and more helped redefine the Broadway sound.
For ONE NIGHT ONLY 70's pop culture and Broadway will collide on stage so the last days of disco can be brought back to life! A cast of Broadway performers and dancers will take us back through time with incredible performances and electric dance numbers.
Feel the beat.
Hosted by Lea Delaria
Kirsten Bracken (Hairspray)
Rodney Hicks (RENT, JCS)
Justin Keyes (The Apple Tree)
Ryan Knowles (Aladdin)
Heather Parcells (A Chorus Line)
Patina Renea-Miller (HAIR)
Josh Rouah (Grease)
Louise Stewart (Hedwig and The Angry inch)
with more to be announced!
Directed by: Michael LoPorto
Choreography : Geoffrey Doig-Marx
Set Design: Stephen K. Dobay
Lighting Design: Ryan Metzler
Sound Design: Kate Foretek
Musical Supervision: Charles Czarnecki
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Joey Reynolds Show WOR
Catch Producing Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano, Managing Director, Victoria Malvagno and company member John Gazzale on Live Talk Radio.
RADIO WOR is 710 on your am dial,
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Monday, June 16, 2008
Company member Christopher Whalen, last seen in Beirut Rocks at the Boston Theatre Marathon and the workshop production of Dog Day Afternoon, can currently be seen in a scene with Lisa Kudrow in the Warner Bros. picture, P.S. I Love You starring Hillary Swank -
Now on DVD!
Thursday, June 12, 2008
July 10th - 22nd, www.phillyfests.com; MIX MEXICO 2008: TWELFTH SEXUAL DIVERSITY FILM/ VIDEO FESTIVAL, Mexico City end of May; begining of June TLV Fest: Israel LGBT Film Festival Tel Aviv June 24th - 28th
DVD: BETWEEN SOMETHING & NOTHING comes out on DVD in France (under it's French title: LE CHOIX DE JOE) next month.
BSN comes out on DVD in the US through waterbearerfilms in the late fall.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Barefoot Theatre Company finally presents the world premiere (following its workshop production in 2007) of Dog Day Afternoon, a new play based on actual events that inspired the academy award winning film directed by Sidney Lumet and screenplay by Frank Pierson.
Will be presented this summer for a limited engagement:
July 16-August 16, 2008
thursday thru Saturdays at 8pm; Sundays at 3pm with two Wednesday performances: July 16th and August 13th at 8pm. There is no performance on August 17th.
Special Benefit Performance: August 1, 2008: $75
admission includes: (2) complimentary tixs to Fall Project that will include new plays by Advisory Board Member, Israel Horovitz and will take place at Theatre Row Theatres - as well as a bottle of wine supplied by Barefoot Wines, gifts and more; Q&A with cast, directors, company members as well as actors from the film as real people from the actual event will follow the performance.
Featuring company members: Jeremy Brena*, John Gazzale, John Harlacher*, Kendra Leigh Landon, Ruben Luque*, Victoria Malvagno, Amanda Plant, Lorriane Rodriguez*, Gil Ron*, Francisco Solorzano*, Anika Solveig, and stage managed by Joanna Leigh Jacobsen*, costumes by Victoria Malvagno, with lighting design by one of our very own board of directors Eric Nightengale.
Also featuring: Charles Casano, Lydia Gladstone*, Betty Hudson*, Joli Tribuzio and Steven R. Weinblatt.
Sound Designer, Tasha Guevara*
Costume Design, Victoria Malvagno
Set Designer, Adam Rodriguez
Lighting Design, Eric Nightengale
Grapic Design, equus, ink.
Technical Director, Josh Iacovelli*
House Manager, David J. Rodriguez
All peformances will take place at The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row Theatres
410 West 42nd Street, bet 9th and 10th Avenues
for tickets call or visit: Ticket Central, 212-279-4200: http://www.ticketcentral.com/
production original reading and workshop at the 78th Street Theatre Lab: Eric Nightengale, Aritistic Director; Ruth Nightengale, Managing Director
*denotes member of AEA
Friday, May 30, 2008
Acclaimed playwright, actor, director and Steppenwolf Theatre Company member- Austin Pendleton along with Ballroom Champions, Pierre Dulaine & Yvonne Marceau.
Dulaine & Marceau have been faculty members at both the School of American Ballet and The Juilliard School, as well as guest teachers at Alvin Ailey. In 2005 they received the Americans for the Arts Award for education.
Most recently their influence has extended into films, with the major motion picture, Take The Lead. The film, starring Antonio Banderas as Pierre Dulaine, was inspired by Pierre’s teaching experience in schools. Ms. Marceau has choreographed for various companies and events, including the Julia Roberts film Mona Lisa Smile.
“Ms. Marceau and Mr. Dulaine are dancing dreams, and the way they melt into and out of each other’s arms ought to serve as a required course in partnering for the young.”
- The New York Times
Thursday, May 29, 2008
EIGHTBALLS: A Cocaine Comedy directed by Barefoot’s Associate Director Michael LoPorto has been extended!
This incredibly funny, kinetic play chronicles the destruction and strengthening of several friendships throughout one cocaine-fueled night.
The new nights are:
Weds. June 4th - 8pm
Thurs. June 5th - 8pm
Fri. June 6th - 8pm
Weds. June 11th - 8pm
Thus. June 12th - 8pm
Fri. June 13th - 8pm
Sat. June 14th – 8pm
Sun. June 15th – 7pm
Thursday, May 22, 2008
ISRAEL HOROVITZ'S3 HOTELS: A SUITE Directed by Israel Horovitz& Russell M. Kaplanwith musical guestsChris Otto & Emily DuFour
ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY!Sunday 6/1, 6pmThe Living Room (154 Ludlow Street)$5 suggested donation
For our newest Sandbox night, we're thrilled to bring you "Beirut Rocks", "The Hotel Play", and "2nd Violin", culled from 6 Hotels, a new collection of short plays from the pen of legendary writer/director Israel Horovitz. These moving, insightful, and often funny plays explore the lives of jilted lovers, politically-charged students, struggling musicians - in hotel rooms from New York to Beirut. Co-directed by Mr. Horovitz himself! Musical guest-artists Chris Otto and Emily DuFour are concert string players of the highest order, who have performed at festivals worldwide, with a diverse repertoire of original compositions, classical staples, and improvisation.
Featuring the acting talents ofStephanie Janssen, Kendra-Leigh Landon, Sean Meehan,Francisco Solorzano, and Patrizia Hernandez
"For years, Israel Horovitz has been an undisputed master of the short play format." -BroadwayWorld.com"Watching these new one-acts by one of the American Theatre's most respected contemporary playwrights is like looking at Picasso's rough sketches. We feel privileged to peer over the shoulder of an innovative thinker as he flexes his creative muscles." -Backstage
For reservations, or more on New Sounds Theatre, visit us athttp://www.newsoundstheatre.org/
Seating is extremely limited. Reserve now.
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Anna Chlumsky most recently seen in LAByrinth Theatre Company's Unconditional at The Public Theater, has also appeared as Darlene in Barefoot's 40th Anniversary revival of Lanford Wilson's Balm In Gilead.
Friday, May 9, 2008
Saturday, May 3, 2008
Thursday, April 24, 2008
This production will be directed by Israel Horovitz.
Monday, April 21, 2008
Sunday, April 6, 2008
Company member Anika Solvieg is appearing in:
"Schooled and Unschooled" a performance piece (part play, part essay, part class, and part documentary) about the role institutionalized schooling plays in the construction of political, emotional, and social behavior in the U.S.
Combining over 50 interviews, Foucault's Discipline and Punish, sound design and music by Brian McCorkle, projected mental models, and 10 rubber balls, the piece literally tests and examines the audience and the methods of teaching alongside human processes of learning.
April 11th and 12th
at 8pm both nights
258 Bowery across from the New Museum, 2nd Floor.
Cheap tickets ($9/$12) and cheap beer.
Conceived and Directed by Esther Neff
Music and Sound by Brian McCorkle
With: Rachel Handshaw, Michael Connely, Marisa Merrigan, Anika Solvieg, Danielle Faitleson, Ian Dunn, and Mary Sheridan.
Produced by The Panoply Theatre Laboratory