THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILL

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Written by Penny Jackson, Directed by Kathy MacGowan

 

91 Central Productions in association with Anemone Productionswill present the World Premiere of The Battles of Richmond Hilla new comedy by Penny Jackson(I Know What Boys Wantat the Lion Theatre; A Different Placein the 2017 FRIGID Festival), directed by Kathy Gail MacGowan(Kentucky Cantataat HERE; In the Summer Pavilionat 59E59) at HERE(145 Sixth Avenue, enter on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), April 26-May 11. Performances will be on Friday, April 26 at 8:30pm, Saturday, April 27 at 4pm, Saturday, April 27 at 8:30pm, Sunday, April 28 at 4pm, Tuesday, April 30 at 8:30pm, Wednesday, May 1 at 8:30pm, Thursday, May 2 at 8:30pm, Friday, May 3 at 8:30pm, Saturday, May 4 at 8:30pm, Sunday, May 5 at 4pm, Wednesday, May 8 at 8:30pm, Thursday, May 9 at 8:30pm, Friday, May 10 at 8:30pm, and Saturday, May 11 at 8:30pm. Tickets ($35 VIP; $25 General; $15 students & seniors) are available for purchase in advance at www.here.orgor by calling 212-352-3101. The performance will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.This production is a part of SubletSeries@HERE: a curated rental program, which provides artists with subsidized space and equipment, as well as technical support.

 

Sheila O’Connor is in trouble. She has been drinking too much lately at her favorite pub, The Dublin Rose, and has become a danger to herself. When her worried grandson arrives, determined to re-locate her from her beloved Richmond Hill, Queens to an assisted living community in New Jersey, the battle lines are drawn. Over the course of one tumultuous vodka-fueled evening filled with Irish magic and long-buried secrets, Sheila will learn to overcome her fears and finally find the courage to face the next chapter. 

 

The cast will feature Jordan Ahnquist(Shear Madnessat New World Stages; Anything’s Dreamat The Flea), Mac Brydon(Pimm’s Missionat 59E59; Order at Theater Row), Nora Chester(Happy Birthdaywith The Actors Company Theatre; Pagansat Abingdon Theatre), Kevin Gilmartin(Live From the Surface of the Moonwith Stable Cable; Camino Realat The Connelly Theater), Lindsay Ryan(The Great Societyat Dallas Theater Center; Richard IIIwith Colorado Shakespeare Festival), and Alan Safier(Humbug! The MusicalSay Goodnight Gracie). The creative team will include Set Design by David Goldstein(Emojiland at NYMF 18; Church and Stateat New World Stages), Costume Design by Debbi Hobson(2015 NYIT Award for UnmentionablesLuft Gangstawith Nylon Fusion), Lighting Design by Kia Rogers(Operating Systemsat Abrons Arts Center; Nora Goes 2 Space, Motherfuck*r at 3LD), and Sound Design by Jacob Subotnick(The Baby Monitorat 14thStreet Y; The American Playwith The Dirty Blondes). 

Open:   04/26/19
Close:   05/11/19

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Friday, April 26 at 8:30pm, Saturday, April 27 at 4pm, Saturday, April 27 at 8:30pm, Sunday, April 28 at 4pm, Tuesday, April 30 at 8:30pm, Wednesday, May 1 at 8:30pm, Thursday, May 2 at 8:30pm, Friday, May 3 at 8:30pm, Saturday, May 4 at 8:30pm, Sunday, May 5 at 4pm, Wednesday, May 8 at 8:30pm, Thursday, May 9 at 8:30pm, Friday, May 10 at 8:30pm, and Saturday, May 11 at 8:30pm.:
4/26/2019
4/27/2019
4/28/2019
4/30/2019
5/1/2019
5/2/2019
5/3/2019
5/4/2019
5/5/2019
5/8/2019
5/9/2019
5/10/2019
5/11/2019

Theater:   Here Arts Center
Address:   145 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
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Closest subway: C,E to Spring Street; south to theatre

Cost:$15-$35
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111