Thursday, January 22, 2009

2008: Barefoot in Gloucester

Immediately following the closing of Dog Day Afternoon, Producing Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano, Managing Director, Victoria Malvagno and company member Kendra Leigh Landon drove up to Israel Horovitz's theater - the Gloucester Stage Company, Eric Engel, Artistic Director. Israel Horovitz invited the three members to take part in the staged reading of his collection of short plays titled: 6 Hotels. Three out of the six plays were developed by Barefoot which included: The Hotel Play, The Audition Play and Beirut Rocks.
Keep and eye out for a full production of 6 Hotels as part of Barefoot Theatre Company's upcoming project: 70/70 Horovitz Project (a year-long, world-wide event celebrating Israel Horovitz's 70th Birthday with 70 of his plays.
Pictured at top: Kendra Leigh Landon at rehearsals out back at the theater in Gloucester, Mass.
Second pic - Sean Meehan and Francisco Solorzano rehearsing
Beirut Rocks on stage with Israel Horovitz
in audience.
Third pic - Meehan and Solorzano.
Fourth pic - playwright Israel Horovitz.

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