WINTER SHORTS

Genre: Comedy, Drama
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A Night of Erotica

Phare Play Productions continues its second season with the "Winter Shorts A Night of Erotica", an evening of five original one-act plays designed to get you all hot and bothered on a cold winter's night. Interspersed with some particularly spicy fairy tales by the lascivious Lady Coco Lareau, it will definitely leave you wanting company at the end of the evening...

"Dinner for Four"
Written and directed by Roland Uruci

Two married couples get more than they expect when they plan a sexual wife swap.

"And Toto, Too"
by Richard Martin Hirsch
Directed by Karen M. Dabney

Some creative role playing in the bedroom leads to a serious examination of one couple's relationship.

"12 Step Conga Line"
by Bob Hayden
Directed by Christopher Simon

A flasher and a tease meet up at a 12-step program for people with fetish addictions, finding they may just be soul mates.

"Buck N Kandy"
by Joe Musso
Directed by Christine Vinh

Kandy puts her desires in Buck's face. Will he or won't he snatch it up?

"The Rules"
by Laura Black
Directed by David Pleva

A lonely housewife embarks on a phone sex game with a mysterious woman. When the relationship is threatened, the game escalates and both women learn that some rules shouldn't be broken.

Open:   12/02/07
Close:   12/05/07

Schedule:
Sunday, December 2 at 9:30PM
Tuesday, December 4 at 9:30PM
Wednesday, December 5 at 9:30PM
Theater:   Wings Theatre
Address:   154 Christopher Street
New York, NY 10014
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Cost:$12.00, $10.00 Students
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Isabella David is a French and American actress, dancer and singer, who studied drama and comparative literature at the University of Virginia. Since moving to NY, she has acted and danced in several plays including the role of Fair Witch in Phare Play's Dark of the Moon, an award-winning turn as Karma Galore in The Bad Plays Festival, Sarah Greer in What Really Frightens You? - soon to be released, and the lead dancer in a music video for the Boston band Common Thrill on youtube...Check it out!

Emily is elated to be back in the big apple after an exciting summer performing with Connecticut Free Shakespeare and participating in the Fall Conservatory at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA. Most recently she has been seen performing as Margeret in Much Ado, Feste in Twelfth Night, and Mrs. Van Dann in a national tour of The Story of Anne Frank. Past Phare Play Productions include 12 Step Congo Line and Wombsgiving as well as two runs in their Who Wears Short Shorts 21 hour theater festivals. Emily would like to thank Christine for such a great opportunity and her friends and family for their unwavering support.

Alicia Fitzgerald (Kyla The Rules) has been happy to have broken "The Rules" with Keri and David! She recently finished working on J City Theatre's production of "As Bees in Honey Drown" in which she played 7 different characters. This summer she originated the lead role of Nora in the off off Broadway production of "The Irish Play" by Tim McGillicuddy and directed by Theodore Mann.

Sean Gallagher is excited to be working with Phare Play Productions again. Currently he is studying with Terry Schreiber at T. Schreiber Studio. He has also studied at The Neighborhood Playhouse, and The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia. His last show, On the Rocks, took him to Off-Market Theaters in San Francisco, and won Best Audience at The Cherry Lane Theater during the Downtown Urban Theater Festival. Some other productions include George in Dinner for 4 (Phare Play Productions, NYC), Miles in The Drawer Boy (Montgomery Theater, PA), Billy in Streamers (HATG Theater Productions, Philadelphia), Harold in Speak Now (Azuka Theater Collective, Philadelphia), and Verges in Much Ado About Nothing (Delaware Shakespeare Festival). Sean has appeared in independent movies in Philadelphia and student films for The New York Film Academy. 

Stephanie Garcia (Julia Dinner for Four) is excited to return to the stage. Recent credits include "Dancer for Money" with White Trash Intellectuals and "Trying to Get to the Moon" at the Interborough Repertory Theatre. Film Credits include the independent feature "Silent" and the independent short "F. Scott Fitzgerald Slept Here". Check out stephaniegarcia.net!
David Horton (Arlen And Toto, Too) was most recently seen on stage in "Edging The Cliff" (SUNY Purchase). Previous shows have included "Italian American Reconciliation", "The Sunshine Boys", "Taking Sides", and "The Grapes of Wrath". Other recent projects have included a staged reading of the feature film "Kamikaze Dolls" as part of the The Raw Word/IFP Emerging Artists Narrative Readings, an ABC News promo, as well as a supporting role in the film, "Christmas In New York".
Patrick McGhee (Marvin) has just returned from tour with the National Theatre for Arts and Education appearing in Short Story Masterpieces and is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2007) with a B.A. in Theater. Other performances including "Romeo and Juliet" (Romeo) with the Hudson Shakespeare Company, "Line" (Flemming), "Hedda Gabler" (Tesman), "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" (Tripp), "Minor Demons" (Nicholas O'Brien), "Much Ado About Nothing" (Claudio), and "A New Brain" (Minister). "My hope, still, is to leave the world a better place than when I got here." ~ Jim Henson.
Alex Moshofsky (Raymond - Dinner for Four) is performing in his third night of shorts with Phare Play. Having moved to New York five years ago from Oregon, he's tried to keep as busy as possible. Some of his favorite roles in New York have been playing Mrs. Taylor in "Bat Boy: The Musical", Benvolio in "Romeo & Juliet", and not surprisingly, the multitude of characters in his first full length show with PP - "Carl the Second".
Jennifer Sandella (Alison - Tristan) is a New York City native and a recent graduate of the BFA acting program at Hofstra University. Favorite past credits include "The Liberation of Little Lulu" at Theater for the New City, "Seascape with Sharks and Dancer" and "Weasel Erotica." For more info please visit www.jennifersandella.com
Nicholas Santasier ("Ladies and Gentlemen, the 2,746th President of the United States" " Morley Jollipson) has survived everything from a superhero sidekick talk show to a sexual addiction meeting, a church to a hippie apartment, even 1809 England. And he is still here! And shaven. And fight choreographing. That's about it. 'k bye!
Brooke Schlosser (MaryAnn And Toto, Too) is thrilled to be working on Phare Play's "Winter Shorts"! She holds a BFA in Performance from Auburn University. She is currently a MFA grad student at the New School for Drama. Past productions include: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Bottom), "Godspell" (Joanne), "Keely and Du" (Du), "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" (Jewel), "A Flea in her Ear" (Lucy).
Keri Seymour (Melanie The Rules) is appearing on a Phare Play stage for the first time. She has acted in other shows and done many other significant and lovely things with her life.
Lady Coco Lareau is very excited to premiere her erotic fairytales with Phare Play. Currently, Lady Coco can be seen every second Saturday at, the legendary, Stonewall hosting the FTF Victoria style station, where she will be turning unsuspecting party guests into Drag Queens. Coco will also be resurrecting Lovefest her Valentine's day cabaret show with friends and will be making you laugh in FTF Victoria's "Golden Girls" comedy night, both coming in February.