Wednesday, February 2, 2011

HAPPY OPENING! NEXT by Stephen Gracia

CONGRATS and Break legs to the cast and crew of "NEXT" by Ensemble Member / Resident Playwright, Stephen Gracia. The production's world premiere is being directed by Ensemble Member, Michael LoPorto. LoPorto also took part in the development and direction of the workshop production with the Barefoot Theatre Company.

This production also features Ensemble Members, Kendra Leigh Landon (producer / lead), John Harlacher, Charles Everett and a special appearance by Mark von Sternberg. Show your support and check it out! CONGRATS TO ALL!


Barefoot Theatre Company


In NEXT, a mobile whorehouse is brought to an American army encampment in Europe during WWII. Its presence brings to the surface issues of racism, sexuality, and the fear of impending death. Next! was first workshopped with the Barefoot Theatre Company and had its first reading at the Lit Lounge in the East Village and then was further developed at the ATA of the Sargent Theatre. The Abraxas Stage Company production of NEXT at the HERE Arts Center will benefit the non-profit organization On Behalf of a Grateful Nation (

Directed by Michael LoPorto

Scenic Design by Tom Lenz

Lighting Design by Josh Starr; Sound Design and Original Music by Tim Fite; Costume Design by Andrea Varga; Burlesque Choreography by Kitty Cavalier; Stage Manager TBD; Rehearsal Stage Manager/ASM Palma Dellaporta; Associate Scenic Design Fernando Cordero and Jordan Wagenseller; Publicity by Ron Lasko of Spin Cycle

Starring: Kasidy Devlin, Charles Everett, Matthew Ferretti, John Harlacher*, Kendra Leigh Landon, Sean Meehan*, Sean Mellott, Ridley Parson, Christopher Tocco* & John Weisenburger*

*AEA Member, AEA Approved Showcase


145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 Block South of Spring)

Show Dates:

February 2nd -February 4th @ 7pm

February 5th @ 2pm & 7pm

February 9th -February 13th @ 7pm

February 15th -18th @ 7pm

February 19th @ 2pm & 7pm

80 Minute Running Time

No Intermission

All tickets only $18

For Tickets: visit or call 212-352-3101

Box Office: open after 4pm on show days only

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