Seeking Sound Desinger

Planet Connections Theatre
NYC, NY 10075
US

CONTACT NAME

Glory Kadigan

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Planet Connections Seeks Sound Designer for it’s February 2020 Staged Reading Series   Designer will be responsible for designing the sound for the following pieces: Please email resume to PlanetGlory@gmail.com  

Wednesday the 12th at 7pm  Resistance by Regina Taylor

 

Regina Taylor (Playwright and Director)  credits include: “Bread” (Edgerton Award. Water Tower Theater), “Crowns” (four Helen Hayes awards, including Best Director), “Oo-Bla-Dee,” (Steinberg-ATCA award) and “Drowning Crow,” (Broadway, MTC), “The Trinity River Plays” (Edgerton Foundation Award) and “stop.reset” (Signature Theater Residency Five). Ms. Taylor received the Denzel Washington Endowed Chair Fordham University at Lincoln Center. An Artistic Associate of Goodman Theatre, Taylor is its most produced playwright.  Ms Taylor has been commissioned by Audible to write a new play. Taylor will be featured in Netflix’ One Day and a Night starring Jeffrey Wright, Ashton Saunders and directed/written by Joe Robert Cole (writer: Black Panther) as well as HBO’s Love Craft Country produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams.  Taylor has guest starred on Red Line (Producer Ava DuVernay for CBS) and The Good Fight  starring Christine Baranski. Taylor in her TV role as Lily Harper in “I’ll Fly Away” received a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress, 3 NAACP Image Awards and two Emmy Award nominations.  Her other television roles include “The Unit”.  Taylor was first African American lead in Masterpiece Theatre’s “Cora Unashamed, starred as Anita Hill in HBO’’s “Strange Justice” (Gracie Award)  and “A Good Day to Die” starring Sidney Poitier. She has co-starred in USA Networks’ Dig and guest starred in “Elementary” and “The Black  List”. Taylor’s film credits include “Saturday Church”, “The Negotiator,” “Courage Under Fire,” “Clockers,” and “Lean on Me.” Taylor was also the first Black woman to play Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet” on Broadway.

 

Summary

Written by Golden Globe award-winning actress and playwright, Regina Taylor (“Crowns”), “Resistance” is a series of short plays that tackle a range of topics, from LGBTQ rights to gun rights to voting, to the 13th amendment’s tie to modern slavery and the prison system. These diverse plays take an unflinching look at our current social political terrain.

 

Directed by Regina Taylor

Cast to be announced

Tech Tuesday the 11th in the theater from 10AM-5pm

 

 

Wednesday the 19th at 7pm  When The Party’s Over by Glory Kadigan

 

Glory Kadigan (Playwright) Most recently, her play Till We Meet Again directed by Tony Award Winner Tonya Pinkins was presented by the 14th Street Y; When The Party’s Over about people trapped on a cruise ship during the apocalypse and Uzume about an accountant who falls in love with an animal rights extremist were part of La Mama’s Experiments Reading Series; Her play Other(s) following the story of a family torn apart during the 2004 Tsunami in Asia, was presented at The Esplanade Theatre in Singapore and at Dixon Place in NYC. Recently her play The House Always Wins was presented by Rising Sun Theater Company on Governors Island. She is a Planet Connections Nominee for Playwriting. Member of Actors Studio PDU, Alum of La Mama’s Playwright Symposium. Her short play Tierra De Flores was presented at The Tank last September. Currently her short play Superstars is being presented within Dark Planet, the Planet Connections short-form festival at the 14th Steet Y.

 

Summary:  

When the Party’s Over follows Broadway actress Anna as she embarks on an Alaskan cruise with her mother Adriana in the hope of repairing their terse relationship. It’s “all aboard” as the ladies sail off, but Anna and the other passengers get more than they bargained for on their magical glacial adventure as Anna encounters ghosts from the past. Three generations of women contend with how choices made by one generation affect the next.

 

Director and cast to be announced

Tech Tuesday the 18th in the theater from 10AM-5pm

 

 

Sunday the 23rd at 5pm  The Weak And the Strong by Erik Ehn

Erik Ehn (Playwright) Work includes The Saint PlaysNo Time Like the PresentWolf at the DoorTailingsBeginnerVireo (w/composer Lisa Bielawa), and Clover (dir, Glory Kadigan). The Soulographie project, a series of 17 plays on U.S. history from the point of view of its genocides, was produced at La MaMa, NY, November 2012. Soulographie scripts include Maria Kizito, Heavenly Shades of Night are Falling, Yermedea, and Drunk Still Drinking. Founder and Co-Artistic Director, Tenderloin Opera Company. Graduate, New Dramatists. Recent graduate of the Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley California, with a Master of Theological Studies degree. Currently visiting professor, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Summary:

Inspired by Paul’s letters to the Romans and Hebrews, the play is a contemporary look at the mysterious compulsions that lead us to do what we wouldn’t and avoid what we would. A rodeo rider, too old to be riding, rides, as his mind and body slip, and his family struggles with the right ways to care. 

Directed by Glory Kadigan

Choreography by Dana Boll

Featuring:  Maggie Bofill, Raiane Cantisano, John Gutierez, James Kennedy, Joyce Miller, and Perri Yaniv Tech: Friday the 21rst in the theater form 10AM-5pm

DURATION

February 2, 2020 – February 23, 2020

SALARY

Small Stipend

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