Monday, March 16, 2015

Playwright, MARIAH MacCARTHY (3.11.15 bareNaked Reading Series)

Here's a closer look at our playwright, Mariah MacCarthy...  March's bareNaked Reading Series features SAFEWORD by Mariah, directed by Barefoot Associate Director, Jerry RUIZ.  The reading will feature ensemble member, Danelle ELIAV, artistic associate Allison Anderegg and special guest, Jake Choi!  We're thrilled to be collaborating with Mariah on her exciting new play! 
MARIAH MacCARTHY’s work has been presented and developed at Rattlestick, Primary Stages, EST/Youngblood, Culture Project, New Dramatists, La MaMa, HERE Arts Center, Dixon Place, The Brick, Atlantic Stage 2, Bowery Poetry Club, Jimmy’s No. 43, Theater for the New City, Players Theatre, Fringe NYC, site-specifically around New York, and around the country. Plays: Baby Mama: One Woman’s Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People (upcoming, Ensemble Studio Theater), Safeword (dev. Flux Theatre Ensemble and Kid Brooklyn Productions), You Like It (dev. EST/Youngblood), The Hazards of Loving While Broken (dev. Mission to (dit)Mars and HUB-BUB), Mrs. Mayfield’s Fifth-Grade Class of ’93 20-Year Reunion ("one of the most fun theatre experiences I’ve ever had" -Exeunt Magazine), Magic Trick (FringeNYC), The Foreplay Play (NYIT Award nominee: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Full-Length Script), Lysistrata Rape Play (dev. The Theatre Project and Anthem Theatre Company), Ampersand: A Romeo & Juliet Story (winner: 20 Looking Glass Forum Awards, FringeNYC “Outstanding Performance”), The All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret (“f*cking brilliant” -Kate Bornstein), A Man of His Word (winner, California Young Playwrights Contest; dev. New Dramatists). Winner: Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences, 2012 “Person of the Year,” PoNY Fellowship nominee. Filling the Well resident artist, Executive Artistic Director and founder of Caps Lock, Associate Artistic Director of The Brick, San Diego native, Skidmore graduate, writer-in-residence of The Propulsion Lab, and a member of Youngblood and Lather, Rinse, Repeat. 

By Mariah MacCarthy
Directed by Jerry Ruiz

Damien and Lisa have a son together, but have gone their separate ways. When she invites him over to fulfill a sexual fantasy, they embark on a night of lust, trust, and excavating trauma—with devastating consequences.

Starring Allison Anderegg, Jake Choi and Danelle Eliav
Musical Guest announced soon...

Westbeth Community Room
55 Bethune Street (or enter at 155 Bank Street, 1 block south)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
7:30pm doors, 8:00pm performance
$5 suggested donation, includes refreshments

Thanks to our amazing sponsors!
Beer sponsor: The Brooklyn Brewery
Cocktail sponsor: Pete Reyes

Please RSVP to confirm your reservation as space is limited. To RSVP send an email with the number attending and your contact info to:

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