Friday, April 8, 2011

LIVE on the Sissy Gamache Show TONIGHT!!!

Sissy sinks her TEETH into theatre producer Francisco Solorzano and playwright Joseph Sousa LIVE!

Barefoot Theatre Company Artistic Director Francisco Solorzano and playwright/actor Joseph Sousa sit with Sissy to discuss their latest Off Broadway venture, TEETH OF THE SONS Friday night LIVE 7:30pm EST MNN Ch 56 TWC or

Joseph Sousa (Playwright / Jacob)
Recent Barefoot performances include Israel Horovitz'
Unexpected Tenderness (opposite Michael Stuhlbarg), and Barking Sharks. Favorite NY credits include Davis in Red Light Winter, Rev. Hale inThe Crucible, Fedotik in LaMama's Three Sisters, and Soldier in Shakespeare in the Park's Mother Courage. Teeth Of The Sons is Joseph's first play. It received a staged reading at 45 Bleeker as Barefoot's first Barenaked Reading. Teeth went on to be produced in Portland, Oregon by the Retheater Instrument. Joseph was awarded Portland's Drammy Award for both Original Script, and Lead Actor in a Role. He would like dedicate this play to Jessica Langer, and Esther Wasserman for inspiring the love these characters are desperate to find. Joseph is a proud member of the Barefoot Theatre Company Ensemble Since 2009.

Francisco Solorzano (Sound Designer / Producing Artistic Director)
Has created Sound Design for Barefoot Theatre Co. for the past 12 years including
Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie? and the award winning production of De Donde? which he also directed. As an Actor: Currently in the NYC Revival of Metcalf's Strange Snow produced by East 3rd Productions. Theater: Most recently seen in Sins Of The Mother at Florida Stage following the Gloucester Stage Company production. Adapted, acted and directed in the workshop and world premiere of Dog Day Afternoon(Theatre Row Theatres). Select acting credits: World premiere of Horovitz's What Strong Fences Make(Bleecker Street Theatre, Boston Theatre Marathon), Nilo Cruz's Bicycle Country (Spanish Repertory Theatre, Theatre Row Theatres), The Water Engine (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh, Scotland), Horovitz's The Indian Wants the Bronx (Gloucester Stage Company/78th Street Theatre Lab) & A Mother's Love (Boston Playwrights Theatre), Beirut Rocks (EST Marathon, dir Jo Bonney), Sins of the Mother (with Ethan Hawke as well as Bobby Cannavale, Michael Stuhlbarg and John Doman, dir by Jo Bonney at numerous locations including The Actor's Studio, Bleecker Street Theatre, 59E59), 45th anniversary revival of Lanford Wilson's Balm In Gilead. Film: And The World Goes Round (Cannes Short Film Corner), Love Simple (HBO NYC Latino Film Festival) and Between Something and Nothing (NYC's NEW FEST Film Festival.) BFA: CUNY'S Brooklyn College; a founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Barefoot Theatre Company since 1999. Recipient of the Graduate Theater Organization of Brooklyn College, CUNY's Alumnus of the Year Award.

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