Thursday, March 12, 2015

SAFEWORD by Mariah MacCarthy (Meet The DIRECTOR)

We're thrilled about having Barefoot Associate Director, Jerry RUIZ direct our upcoming bareNaked Reading Series!!!  Here's a little bit more about who and why we're crazy about him.

JERRY RUIZ  (Director): recently directed Mala Hierba by Tanya Saracho at Second Stage, Basilica by Mando Alvarado for Rattlestick Playwright’s Theater and Philip Goes Forth for the Mint Theater Company. Prior NYC credits include: Enfrascada by Tanya Saracho (Clubbed Thumb), Love Goes to Press (Mint), Mariela in the Desert (Repertorio Espanol), A King of Infinite Space (SummerStage/HERE), The King is Dead by Caroline V. McGraw and Rattlers by Johnna Adams. Regional: In the Heights (UT-Austin), 26 Miles (Arizona State University), Waiting for the Hearse (Mixed Blood) and Twelfth Night (Chalk Rep). Jerry has developed work at Second Stage, Playwright’s Horizons, Soho Rep, The Public, The Atlantic, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the Playwrights Realm. Since 2011, he has been the Curator of the Crossing Borders festival at Two River Theater Company, Associate Director at Barefoot Theatre Company, and currently has a grant from the Doris Duke foundation to co-create a new work there. This year, he has been a Guest Artist at the University of Texas, Austin. Recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development for Directors Program grant, 2009-2011. Van Lier Directing Fellow at Second Stage, 2007-2009. Member of SDC.

Please join us for our March bareNaked Reading!
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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