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 A full service Marketing and Public Relations agency founded by Katie Rosin, offering exceptional and custom campaigns for each client’s unique needs and projects. Rosin was instrumental in the launch of the Broadway musical Brooklyn and the National Tour of Mother Load. She worked on the publicity team for the comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, and his movie Comedian. Antonio Miniño later joined the Kampfire Team, after having produced and marketed various fashion shows, theatrical productions, as well as produced and hosted for the award winning Fashion TV. Together they have represented companies of all levels, genres and aesthetics in the Arts. Kampfire Off-Broadway highlights include: GLAAD Award Nominee, She Like Girls, Ohio Theater; …Another Man’s Poison, Jay Sharp Theater; Swimming With The Polar Bears, 45 Bleecker Street; Much Ado About Nothing & American Rapture, Beckett Theater; Glimpses of the Moon, Algonquin Hotel; IT Awards recipient, Elizabeth Rex, Center Stage; Mother Load, Sage Theater; Wasps in Bed, Beckett Theater; Anaïs Nin: One Of Her Lives, Beckett Theater; Triple Threat: 2007 Drama Desk Nominee (mis)UNDERSTANDING MAMMY: The Hattie McDaniel Story, Theatre 5. Kampfire clients include: 3Graces Theater Co., Astoria Performing Arts Center, BOO-Arts, Maieutic Theatre Awards, New York Innovative Theatre Awards, New York Neo-Futurists, Nicu's Spoon, Oberon Theatre Ensemble, Pascal Productions, and Planet Connections Theatre Festivity.


Schedule of Upcoming Productions

No New Productions Scheduled

Production History

A Closer Look At Lillian Hellman & The Children's Hour  | Open: 05/31/09 Close: 05/31/09
 APAC artistic director Tom Wojtunik moderates a panel of industry professionals and Lillian Hellman experts, as we learn more about this major American playwright and her first big success as a writer seventy-five years after its Broadway premiere.

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Heroes And Other Strangers  | Open: 11/03/11 Close: 11/19/11
The cell, Nancy Manocherian (Founding Artistic Director)and Kira Simring (Artistic Director)are pleased to announce the encore production of the Fringe Hit Zac Jaffee’s HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS, directed by Christian Haines. HEROES AND OTHER STRANGERS will play a limited engagement at the cell (338 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011). Performances begin Tuesday, November 1 and continue through Saturday, November 19. Opening Night is Thursday, November 3 (8 p.m.). Special press performance is Tuesday November 1.

 

It's 1971. Lenny is perfectly content with his life. He works at a camera shop in New York's Greenwich Village. He's not in the war, not fighting against it, not tuning in, turning on, or dropping out. He's not doing anything but standing on one side of a camera watching it all pass him by. But when a neighborhood girl disappears, Lenny finds himself searching for two runaway teenagers in San Francisco, where he finds hippies, revolutionaries, lovers, killers, heroes and other strangers, and, as it turns out, himself.

A noir tale told through a psychedelic lens.

 

Manocherianand Simring of the cell chose to produce Heroes and Other Strangers after seeing it performed in the 2011 FringeNYC Festival because “we beamed with the satisfaction of experiencing a great story, well-told. Jaffee's play has the rare quality of blending the old with the newwhich is at the heart of our mission as A Twenty First Century Salon, a collective for artists to incubate and present new work.”

 

   

Scott Andrews is the stage manager.

 

HEREOES AND OTHER STRANGERSplays the following regular schedule:

 

 Thursdays at 8 p.m.

 Fridays at 8 p.m.

 Saturdays at 8 p.m.

 

There will be an added performance on Tuesday November 1.

 

Tickets are $15-18 and are now available online at www.thecelltheatre.org or by calling1-800-838-3006. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the cell, ½ hour prior to performance

 

Running Time: 75 minutes

 

Website: www.thecelltheatre.org

 

BIOGRAPHIES

 

ZAC JAFFEE(Playwright/Performer) co-­‐produced and acted in Complete in the 2009 FringeNYC and FringeNYC Encore Series. Zac is a frequent collaborator with aMios Theatre Company performing regularly in Shotz. at Under St. Marks. Recent credits include The NYCyle Vol. 2 with aMios, the world premiere of Severance with Barracuda Theater Company, and several readings at The Barrow Group. Zac relocated to New York City from San Francisco in 2009 and his San Francisco Bay Area acting credits include Magic Theatre, Marin Theatre Company, B St. Theatre, Impact Theatre, Encore Theatre, foolsFURY, Oakland Public Theater, Word for Word Performing Arts Company, Traveling Jewish Theatre, and AlterTheater. He co-­‐wrote and directed the short play Now which won first place in Water, Water, Everywhere: A Ten-­‐minute Play Competition, a fundraiser for 826 Valencia.

 

CHRISTIAN HAINES(Director) is the Artistic Director of aMios, a New York-­‐based theatre company currently in residence at Theatre Under St. Marks. Through aMios’ monthly showcase, Shotz, Christian has commissioned and produced over 80 five-­‐minute plays, and in the company’s quarterly NYCycle, nine half-­‐hour plays. Directing credits include Icarus’ Mother by Sam Shepard, Strictly Convenience by Conan Moats, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, and several Shotz. Christian is a graduate of the National Theatre Conservatory in Denver, Colorado and has been seen as an actor in Bartleby the Scrivner, Cloud 9, King John, 5th of July, This is Our Youth, Murder, Woyzeck,
The Altruists, Snake in Fridge, The First Time Out of Bounds, Brundibar,
and more. His mentors include: Larry Hecht, Jean Shelton, Chris Phillips, and Chris Smith. www.amiosnyc.org

 

 

About the cell: A Twenty First Century Salon™

Since its inception in 2006, the cell: A Twenty First Century Salon™ (Nancy Manocherian, Founding Director; Kira Simring, Artistic Director) has been, and continues to be, an incubator for creative projects.  Through its strong commitment to cultivate undiscovered artists, the cell has created residencies for diverse groups including the Tandem Reading Series, Center for Contemporary Opera and The Blackboard Reading Series. the cell is located in the heart of Chelsea, New York City.  For more information, please visit www.thecelltheatre.org.

 

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Listings Information:

Who: the cell

What: Heroes and Other Strangers

Where: the cell, 338 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011

When:November 1 – 19, Th-Sat at 8pm (added performance on 11/1)

How:  $15-18 www.thecelltheatre.org or 1-800-838-3006

San Francisco. 1971. A tale of mystery, adventure, and running away.


About the Company: Kampfire Films PR

 A full service Marketing and Public Relations agency founded by Katie Rosin, offering exceptional and custom campaigns for each client’s unique needs and projects. Rosin was instrumental in the launch of the Broadway musical Brooklyn and the National Tour of Mother Load. She worked on the publicity team for the comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, and his movie Comedian. Antonio Miniño later joined the Kampfire Team, after having produced and marketed various fashion shows, theatrical productions, as well as produced and hosted for the award winning Fashion TV. Together they have represented companies of all levels, genres and aesthetics in the Arts. Kampfire Off-Broadway highlights include: GLAAD Award Nominee, She Like Girls, Ohio Theater; …Another Man’s Poison, Jay Sharp Theater; Swimming With The Polar Bears, 45 Bleecker Street; Much Ado About Nothing & American Rapture, Beckett Theater; Glimpses of the Moon, Algonquin Hotel; IT Awards recipient, Elizabeth Rex, Center Stage; Mother Load, Sage Theater; Wasps in Bed, Beckett Theater; Anaïs Nin: One Of Her Lives, Beckett Theater; Triple Threat: 2007 Drama Desk Nominee (mis)UNDERSTANDING MAMMY: The Hattie McDaniel Story, Theatre 5. Kampfire clients include: 3Graces Theater Co., Astoria Performing Arts Center, BOO-Arts, Maieutic Theatre Awards, New York Innovative Theatre Awards, New York Neo-Futurists, Nicu's Spoon, Oberon Theatre Ensemble, Pascal Productions, and Planet Connections Theatre Festivity.


 

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Ndebele Funeral  | Open: 08/11/13 Close: 08/25/13
 NDEBELE FUNERAL examines the world of modern South Africa through the aspirations and loss of three characters whose lives intersect in a Soweto shantytown.

Visit FringeNYC.org or smokemirrors.org for more info.

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