Monday, February 9, 2009

barefoot family member...

fellow Barefoot Theatre Company family member, Mark von Sternberg has been involved with the company since its inception. Keep an eye out as he interviews company members and audiences beginning with our first ever Q&A with our featured playwright: barefoot's Literary Manger, Stephen Gracia. Last year's featured playwright was Joseph Sousa whose first play, Teeth of the Sons, was featured in Barefoot's inaugural bareNaked Reading Series in November of 2008. Here's a little bit about Mark von Sternberg:

Mark von Sternberg is a New York based playwright and screenwriter whose stage plays have received numerous productions across New York City. Such credits include Rats! At the Dumbo Art Festival (2000), Lost in Buenos Aires produced by Barefoot Theatre Company at the Producers’ Club (2002), and La Pump (a staged reading at 541). He is the writer of five screenplays which are currently in various stages of review at production houses on the West coast. He wrote and directed The Zen Cynic which premiered at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts. In 2008 he wrote and directed the feature film Love Simple, which starred Barefoot Theater Artistic Director Francisco Solorzano, Patrizia Hernandez, and acclaimed playwright Israel Horovitz.

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