Sunday, November 29, 2009

Barefoot in Rome, Italy

check out a participating production of Barefoot Theatre Company's 70/70 Horovitz Project in Rome, Italy. The participating Italian company, Offucina is lead by Brooklyn College Alum Andrea Paciotto. Israel Horovitz was present at the reading as well as productions. Stay tuned for more pictures and info from around the world!!!

first EVER Saturday Night Special

Join us this coming Saturday, Dec 5th for our inaugural Saturday Night Special ( a workshop series featuring live music, drinks and dancing at the American Ballroom Theater.) The upcoming presentation will feature Barefoot Theatre Company member, Chiara Montalto with her solo piece entitled Emergency Used Candles which was early seen in Barefoot's bareNaked Reading Series. Also featured in the evening are musicians Aidan Koehler and Daniella Rabbani (both last seen in Suite Horovitz & Mid-East Pieces at Theater For The New City). Click on image for more information. We look forward to seeing you there.

Project # 12: A CHRISTMAS CAROL: Scrooge & Marley

In two weeks we will present Project # 12 of our 70/70 Horovitz Project with Israel Horovitz's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale: A Christmas Carol: Scrooge & Marley. The production features company member John Gazzale as Scrooge. Other Barefoot Theatre Company members featured are: Jeremy Brena and Dan Graff (both last seen in Suite Horovitz and Mid-East Pieces at Theater For The New City. Click on poster for further information.

Co. Member John Harlacher at DIXON

Company Member John Harlacher directs a new play at Dixon Place.
Fridays & Saturdays,
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19 at 10pm
Tickets are $15 general admission / $12 students & seniors
reservations: 212-219-0736; buy tickets now
Tom X. Chao's plays have all concerned loneliness--until now! Chao (Cats Can See the Devil, Can't Get Started) finally gets started, only to learn what really happens when you enter a relationship: A magical being materializes with vodka to help celebrate. But what if it's not love? "Callous Cad" presents a fast-paced and singularly unique investigation into what constitutes a fulfilling relationship. For lovers and non-lovers of all ages (except children). Comic actress Rosalie Purvis co-stars, presenting a startling variety of roles.

A one-act comedy performed by Tom X. Chao & Rosalie Purvis.
Written by TOM X. CHAO.
Dramaturgy by ROSALIE PURVIS. Directed by JOHN HARLACHER.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Final Perf of Mid-East Pices at 3pm today!

Join us for our final performance of Mid-East Pieces, a collection of 4 short plays by Israel Horovitz. Project # 11 of our 70/70 Horovitz Project. /

Suite Horovitz's final performance last night!

Last Night, Suite Horovitz, a collection of 6 short plays had its final performance to a full house and standing ovation. Thank you ALL for coming out and showing your support. Pics now avail on facebook. Here's our rock album cover.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Mid-East Pieces pics now avail on facebook!

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT Mid-East Pieces this week along with Suite Horovitz - both in rep and closing this sunday!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Project # 11 in ITS FINAL WEEK

check out our backstage, rehearsal and Q&A pics on facebook. Join us this week and get a 50% percent discount to our upcoming events: our inaugural SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL and Project # 12 of the 70/70 Horovitz Project.

Co. Member A. Chlumsky GOES OFF-BWAY!

Kristen Johnston stars as a stage diva struggling to remain center stage in the Mint Theatre Company production of Maurine Dallas Watkins' comedy So Help Me God!, which begins previews Off-Broadway Nov. 18.

Mint artistic director Jonathan Bank stages the production that is set to officially open Dec. 7 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. The limited run will continue through Dec. 20.

Johnston (The Women, "3rd Rock from the Sun") stars as Lily, the demanding leading actress, with Anna Chlumsky ("My Girl," Fabulous Life of a Size Zero) as her ambitious, yet naïve understudy, who aims to take her place.

Johnston headlined a reading of So Help Me God! last summer at the Lortel. Watkins is the late playwright of Chicago (the basis for the Kander and Ebb musical), as well as the screenplays "Libeled Lady" and "Roxie Hart."
Tickets are available by phoning (212) 279-4200 or by visiting TicketCentral. The Lucille Lortel Theatre is located at 121 Christopher Street. Visit MintTheater

newest company member ANNOUNCED

in the midst of the 70/70 Horovitz Project we were able to discover our newest member - Dan Graff - currently appearing in both evenings of Project # 11 (Mid-East Pieces and Suite Horovitz). Dan will also be seen opposite company member, John Gazzale in Israel Horovitz's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: Scrooge & Marely. We are proud to have Dan Graff become a part of our ensemble!!! Welcome!!!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Project#11(MID-East Pieces)@ 8pm tonight!

MID-EAST PIECES directed by Eric Nightengale and features the short plays Security, What Strong Fences Make, A Mother's Love, and Beirut Rocks.
Get your tixs at
THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY (Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director) 155 First Avenue (bet 9th and 10th Street) New York, NY 10003.

Barefoot Theatre Company's work with Israel Horovitz PUBLISHED AGAIN! brilliant collection of Horovitz’s newest one-act plays can be mixed and matched to form several “theme” evenings. For example, nine of these plays formed the highly-successful off-Broadway show “Israel Horovitz’s New Shorts”: The Bridal Dance, Affection In Time (The Prologue), The Fat Guy Gets The Girl, Beirut Rocks, The Audition Play, The Hotel Play, Cat-Lady, Inconsolable and The Race Play . Additionally, six of these plays were joined to create an evening called “6 Hotels”: Fiddleheads and Lovers, Speaking of Tushy, Beirut Rocks, (intermission), The Audition Play, The Hotel Play, 2nd Violin. Recently, an off-Broadway show was created by Barefoot Theatre Company entitled “The Middle-East (in pieces)”, comprised of A Mother’s Love *, Security *, Beirut Rocks, and What Strong Fences Make*. (*also available from Samuel French, Inc.)

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Project #11 (Suite Horovitz) this week

Join us this evening for Suite Horovitz, the world premiere collection of short plays by Israel Horovitz. The evening is directed by company members Michael LoPorto and Pamela Seiderman and features the short plays Fiddleheads and Lovers, The Fat Guy Gets The Girl, Speaking of Tushy, The Audition Play, The Hotel Play and 2nd Violin. The cast includes company members, Jeremy Brena*, Victoria Malvagno, Francisco Solorzano and Christopher Whalen. Special guest artists includes: Danelle Eliav, Ken King, Aidan Koehler*, Diane Mashburn, Clarice Mazanec, Paul Romanello*, and Kristin Wheeler along with Barefoot Theatre Company's newest member, Dan Graff. Stage Managed by Megan E. Coutts.

The evening also features live music by Aidan Koehler* and Clarice Mazanec; lighting design by Francisco Solorzano; Sound Design by Michael LoPorto; Set Design by Douggie I. Yassou; Costume Design by Victoria Malvagno; Production Management by Barefoot Theatre Company.

6 Performances left: November 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st @ 8pm and 13th & 20th @ 10pm.
Get your tixs at
THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY (Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director) 155 First Avenue (bet 9th and 10th Street) New York, NY 10003.

SUITE HOROVITZ also runs in rep with MID-EAST PIECES directed by Eric Nightengale and features the short plays Security, What Strong Fences Make, A Mother's Love, and Beirut Rocks.