In the comic TASHA WALKS by Kim Merrill, a young man (Steven Boyer, Tony nominee for Hand to God) returns dejected from his bomb of a vacation with his fiancee who has called the wedding off, to find his neighbor (4 time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason) has lost his fiancee’s cherished cat. Directed by Brian Mertes and recorded live at BRIC Arts Media House in Downtown Brooklyn. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the artists moderated by Host Claudia Catania.
It’s post-WWII in the Ozarks and a young woman is leaving her “lady of the night” job for an offer of marriage when a former client shows up with some jaw-dropping news. Oscar-winner Chris Cooper (A Doll’s House, Part 2), Emmy-winner Margo Martindale (“The Good Wife”, Justified) and Broadway’s Liv Rooth (Venus in Fur) star in Bite the Hand, Ara Watson’s potent classic, directed by Tony-winner Doug Hughes (Doubt). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation moderated by our Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.
In The Other Woman by David Ives, an insomniac writer experiences a different side of his wife after darkness falls. It features Laila Robins ("Homeland"; Planes, Trains & Automobiles) and Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll and Hyde, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark). Directed by Tony Award winner, John Rando. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the playwright, David Ives, and Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.
It’s spring in Hell’s Kitchen in Something I’ll Tell You Tuesday by Tony winner John Guare (Six Degrees of Separation) and family members don't seem to be facing the real crisis at hand. It features theater luminaries Lois Smith (Grapes of Wrath), Peter Maloney (Requiem for a Dream), Julie White (The Little Dog Laughed), Jeremy Shamos (Clybourne Park), and as the nosy neighbor, Carol Kane ("Taxi," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"). Directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mulligar). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the artists moderated by our Artistic Director Claudia Catania.
A morning person and a night owl make for a mixed marriage in this week's podcast, Breakfast at the Track by Lanford Wilson. Featuring Jeanine Serralles (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Lorenzo Pisoni (The Explorers Club at MTC), directed by Caitriona McLaughlin. Recorded live at BRIC Arts Media in downtown Brooklyn, stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the artists moderated by founding Artistic Director Claudia Catania.
In this week's podcast, a short play by Lynn Nottage, a woman's words prove cosmically powerful. Poof! by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined, Intimate Apparel, By The Way Meet Vera Stark) features multiple Tony winner Audra McDonald (Porgy and Bess, 110 In The Shade, A Raisin In The Sun, Ragtime), Tony winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline or Change, Jelly's Last Jam), Keith Randolph Smith and is directed by Seret Scott. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania, and Lynn Nottage.
This week's podcast is a short play by Ara Watson in which a young woman of "ill repute” grabs a chance at marriage and a client shows up with some jaw dropping news. Directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes, it features Academy Award winner Chris Cooper, Emmy winner Margo Martindale, and Liv Rooth. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation moderated by our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania, with Ara Watson and the entire cast.
After gay marriage is legalized in New York, one mother will stop at nothing to get her son to the altar. By humorist Paul Rudnick (The New Yorker's Shouts & Murmurs), starring Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty") and multiple Tony winner Harriet Harris ("Frasier," "Desperate Housewives"). Directed by Claudia Weill (Girlfriends, HBO's "Girls"). Recorded live. Original music by Tom Kochan. Followed by an interview with cast, playwright and director, moderated by PoA producer Claudia Catania.Read More