Saturday, August 28, 2010
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Thursday, August 12, 2010
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Monday, August 9, 2010
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Long time Barefoot family member as well as the writer, director and producer of the romantic comedy, feature Film, Love Simple officially joins the Ensemble.
MARK von STERNBERG
Mark von Sternberg is a Brooklyn-based playwright, screenwriter and director whose stage plays have received numerous productions across New York City. Such credits include The Zen Cynic, which premiered at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts (wrote and directed); 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 Space). He served as a script reader for Manhattan Theatre Club during their 2005-2006 seasons.
In 2008, Mark wrote and directed the coming-of-age romance, Love Simple, which received tremendous feedback on the 2009-2010 festival circuit and was hailed by Variety as an “engaging neighborhood pic... with genuine flair and wit.” The film was released on iTunes in the Spring of 2010 and will be distributed by Your Indie Films/Synergetic for home video DVD (November 2010).
Mark is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a B.F.A. in Acting (2000). He and his wife, Denise, own two cats and are the proud parents of their two-year old son, Dylan.
Friday, August 6, 2010
...continuing our celebration of newest Ensemble Members - we welcome Luke Leonard who has appeared in numerous Barefoot Theatre Company productions including our 40th anniversary revival of Lanford Wilson's Balm In Gilead directed by Eric Nightengale.
Luke Leonard is a director, actor, artist, and writer of theatre and film. He holds a BFA in Acting from Brooklyn College and a MFA in Directing from the University of Texas at Austin. Recent directing credits include: Mac Wellman and David Lang’s opera The Difficulty of Crossing a Field (nominated for eight 2010 Austin Critics’ Table Awards including “Best Opera”), and the first ever Italian translation of Israel Horovitz’s The Indian Wants the Bronx in Spoleto, Italy. Additional credits include performance (The Art of Depicting Nature As It Is Seen By Toads, 2010, Austin, TX) and installation art (The Time it Takes, 2009, Austin, TX). He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and an Associate Member of the Dramatists Guild of America.
Thursday, August 5, 2010
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Monday, August 2, 2010
More casting and director info TBA soon! We bring you this new season as well as several additions to our Barefoot Family. You're all sure to get a year to remember. If you thought 70/70 Horovitz Project was an awesome year...well...you just wait and see...and become a part of!
We will also bring you our 2nd Annual bareNaked Reading Series featuring some exciting new works from some of the best established and emerging playwrights around.
2010-2011 (Oct 2010 - June 2011)
The World Premiere of Emergency Used Candles
written and performed by Chiara Montalto
directed by Victoria Malvagno
Oct/Nov 2010 @ The Cherry Lane Theatre
(The Studio Theatre)
(pictured: Chiara Montalto in workshop presentation)
The New York City Premiere of Teeth of the Sons
by Joseph Sousa
Will Allen, Joseph Sousa and Jessica Langer.
directed by TBA
March/April 2011 @ The Cherry Lane Theatre
(The Studio Theatre)
(pictured LtoR: J. Langer, W. Allen, J. Sousa during rehearsal break for bareNaked Reading of Teeth of the Sons)
2nd Annual bareNaked Reading Series
(no sets, no props, just words)
free drinks and live music following readings.
Oct-Nov 2010 / March-April 2011
will include new awesome works by Stephen Adly Guirguis (Jesus Hopped The A Train, Our Lady of 121st Street), Lucy Boyle (ABC's HUGE), Mike Riess (The Simpsons), Israel Horovitz (The Indian Wants The Bronx, Sins Of The Mother, Widow's Blind Date), Joe Pintauro (Raft Of The Medusa, Snow Orchid, Metropolitan Operas), MJ Halberstadt, Stephen Gracia (Fast Food Strategies, Next!), Richard Vetere (One Shot, One Kill, Carravaggio), Marcia Jean Kurtz, Steve Zuckerman, Billy Finnegan, Randall Colburn, and South Side High School Students in Long Island to name a few
@ The Cherry Lane Theatre (The Studio Theatre)
In addition to the above we will be presenting Workshop Productions (staged readings)throughout the year.
Thank you all for your continual support and we look forward to seeing you soon!!!
* all info re: artists and dates are subject to change.
"There are these kids who rent with us—the Barefoot Theatre Company, a small nonprofit who are the smartest kids off the block, I think, turning Dog Day Afternoon into a play. I feel the problem is smart stuff can’t advance because of the way Equity has things set up."