Tuesday, March 17, 2015
- 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: Stu Richards aka Chicken Leg.
Westbeth Community Room (55 Bethune Street or enter at 155 Bank Street, 1 block south)
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
Barefoot Theatre Company
Francisco Solorzano, Producing Artistic Director
Christopher Whalen, Producing Director
Danelle Eliav, Associate Producing Director
Molly Marinik, Program Director
Jennie West, Co-Producer
ALLISON ANDEREGG is originally from Spring Lake, New Jersey and moved to New York to attend Marymount Manhattan College where she studied acting and fine art. Since graduating she has performed all over the city in venues varying from sound stages to Joe's Pub to an abandoned storefront in Brooklyn. She is proud and excited to be an Artistic Associate with Barefoot Theatre Company.
DANELLE ELIAV is an actress, filmmaker and producer. Born and raised in Canada, she has worked in Toronto, Victoria, London, New York and Jerusalem. Danelle is the Associate Producing Director of The Barefoot Theatre Company where she has acted and produced with for the past seven years. Select Theatre includes: Carnival Kids with Lesser America (Dir. Stephen Brackett – NY Times Critic’s Pick), Fault Lines (Dir. Shira-Lee Shalit), (Goodnight, Sister (Dir. James Lapine) & Speaking of Tushy (Dir. Israel Horovitz, The Cherry Lane Theatre); Cynthia and the Dreadful Kite (Dir. Jill DeArmon, LAByrinth Theater Barn Series at the Public & Vampire Cowboys Saloon); Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Allentown Shakespeare). Film credits include Indie features Fourth Man Out starring Kate Flannery and Chord Overstreet and Victoriana starring Corey Stoll directed by Jadrien Ford Steele (Winner of New Visions Award at Cinequest Film Festival, Winner of the Grand Chameleon Award and Best Narrative Feature at Brooklyn International Film Festival), as well as several independent shorts. Her short film The Girl and the Spanish Boy has screened at festivals internationally and won the Golden Sheaf Award for Best Drama at Yorkton Film Festival, the Rising Star Award at Canada International Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Festival Art Déco de Cinema, São Paulo, Brasil. She produced Livia De Paolis’ debut feature Emoticon ;) which she also acted in alongside Carol Kane, Sonia Braga, Michael Cristofer, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Christine Ebersole (Winner Best Cast Gen Art FF). She is the Associate Producer of The Sheik, a documentary feature film about Iranian wrestling legend the Iron Sheik featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Up next, Danelle is producing and staring in Brandon Harris’ feature film Homegirls. She is classically trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and a graduate of Sanford Meisner's Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.
JAKE CHOI is born and raised in queens, NY and wants to thank barefoot theatre company for having him tonight. And also to all the beautiful people who came out!
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: “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. (upcoming, Ensemble Studio Theater), (dev. Flux Theatre Ensemble and Kid Brooklyn Productions), (dev. EST/Youngblood), (dev. Mission to (dit)Mars and HUB-BUB), ("one of the most fun theatre experiences I’ve ever had" -Exeunt Magazine), (FringeNYC), (NYIT Award nominee: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Full-Length Script), (dev. The Theatre Project and Anthem Theatre Company), (winner: 20 Looking Glass Forum Awards, FringeNYC “Outstanding Performance”), (“f*cking brilliant” -Kate Bornstein), (winner, California Young Playwrights Contest; dev. New Dramatists). Winner: Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences, 2012
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.