Seeking Sound Desinger
Planet Connections Theatre
NYC, NY 10075
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.
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.
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 Plays, No Time Like the Present, Wolf at the Door, Tailings, Beginner, Vireo (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
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
February 2, 2020 – February 23, 2020
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