Monday, June 12, 2017

JAN ROSENBERG (playwright)

We are proud to continue our 2016-2017 bareNaked Reading Series presented by Hi-ARTS (formerly Hip-Hop Theatre Festival) at El Barrio's Artspace PS 109 with A LITTLE PIECE OF YOU by Jan Rosenberg and directed by guest artist, Courtney Wetzel.   The event will take place on Monday, June 26th.  Below you'll also find more information on our upcoming reading.  In the meantime, here's a little bit more on one of our newest ensemble members:

JAN ROSENBERG (Playwright) is a two-time Eugene O'Neill semi-finalist for her plays How To Destroy An American Girl Doll and What's Wrong With You. Her play How To Destroy An American Girl Doll was selected for The Last Frontier Conference in Valdez, Alaska. Her play Never Have I Ever was commissioned by The Farm Theater, and will have it's premiere production(s) next year as part of the Collage Collaboration Project. Other plays include Do Not Leave Unattended (Primary Stages ESPA*Drills Finalist), The Discarded, The Preservation of Mythical Creatures, Nice Monsters, Sweet, TACT, Pets, and Penny. TV pilots include 'Treat Yourself'. Her plays have been produced and performed in collaboration with Barefoot Theatre Company, LAByrinth Theater Company, Vertigo Theater, Wide Eyed Productions, The One Minute Theater Festival, Tangent Theater, and several others. She received her B.A from The New School. She is a contributing writer and blogger for Book Riot and a founding member of the female playwright group The Beehive Collective.
by Jan Rosenberg
Directed by Courtney Wetzel

Featuring ensemble members Kathleen Littlefield, Stacey Raymond, Francisco Solorzano, Liza Colon-Zayas and more.   

Stay tuned for more info on CAST, WHO'S WHO and more!

FREE DRINKS - sponsored by ZYR Vodka
TUNES - #trashcat

WHEN: Monday, June 26th, 2017
(Doors Open @ 6:30pm; Curtain @ 7:00pm)

WHERE: El Barrio's Artspace PS 109
(215 E 99th St, New York, NY 10029, bet. 2nd & 3rd Ave.)

RESERVATION: email with Name and amount of tixs. Limited Seating. Reservation confirmed UNLESS you hear back from us.

ADMISSION: $5 Suggested Donation; Cash Only at the Box Office
*all donations support the general operating costs of Barefoot Theatre Company.

Synopsis: What do all bad people have in common? Feelings. Hunger. And fingers. A play about monsters. Mostly the ones in your family.

Hi-ARTS is a leading institution within the urban arts movement — developing and producing new works of performance and visual art, providing a platform for artists, and creating educational and community programs that connect and expand the audiences for urban arts.

Francisco Solorzano, Actor /Producing Artistic Director
Christopher Whalen, Actor / Reading Series Co-Producer

Barefoot Theatre Company is a multicultural collective of actors, writers, directors and filmmakers specializing in the development and incubation of new work and the cultivation of new attention for lesser-known works by long-established authors, with a vital, thought-provoking eye toward themes of diversity and inclusion.