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Margarita and Max  | Open: 07/23/13 Close: 07/28/13
Margarita and Max,a new play by Manuel Igrejas

      Starring Kim McKean and Craig Fox. Directed by David Hilder

    A Co-Production with the Midtown International Theatre Festival

 Three perfs: Tuesday, July 23rd, Saturday, July 27th & Sunday, July 28th

                At the Dorothy Strelsin Theater, 312 West 36th St.  


                     A lonely woman           A windy day     A plastic bag:  A love story


Margarita is having a rough time.  She’s unemployed, broke and newly unattached.  She’s on her way to catch a bus to New York City to interview for a menial job she probably won’t get. She could use a miracle. A strong spring breeze blows one of those ubiquitous black plastic bags into her path…and into her life. This is no ordinary bag and this is no ordinary day.


Manuel Igrejas’ previous plays include Shrinkage, Kitty and Lina, Miss Mary Dugan and Hassan and Sylvia (both Fresh Fruit Festival Best Play winners.) Margarita and Max is directed by David Hilder who won the 2009 Best Director Award at the Fresh Fruit Festival and directedHassan and Sylvia. His other NYC credits include Blogologues and Daddy.


Margarita and Maxstars Kim McKean and Craig Fox. A recent transplant to New York, Kim McKean has extensive theater credits in Chicago and California and has appeared on HBO’s “True Blood” and ABC’s “Private Practice.” Craig Fox has performed with the Texas Shakespeare Festival, the Lark Theatre and NY Stage and Film. He won the Best Actor Award in the Fresh Fruit Festival for Miss Mary Dugan in 2009 and reprised the role of Kevin Pecinka in 2012. He can be seen at HA! Comedy Club and clubs all over NYC. 


The Midtown International Theatre Festival’s 2013 Season runs from July 15 – August 4, 2013.  John Chatterton created the MITF in 2000, a Midtown alternative to other theatre festivals, as a way to present the finest Off-Off Broadway talent in convenience, comfort, and safety.  The MITF’s artistic emphasis is on the script itself, and therefore the Festival focuses on effective but minimal production values. For more information, visit www.midtownfestival.org.


Margarita and Maxby Manuel Igrejas, part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival

Starring Kim McKean and Craig Fox. Directed by David Hilder

Schedule:Tuesday, July 23rdat 7:30pm, Saturday, July 27that 6pm, Sunday, July 28that 8:30pm

Dorothy Strelsin Theater, 312 West 36thSt.(1stfloor) Running time: 60 minutes

Admission: $15. For tickets: www.midtownfestival.org. Or call: 866 811 4111.     

Nsa  | Open: 04/16/14 Close: 04/16/14
Monty and Luis have had a happy romantic partnership for ten years. Their only issue seems to be whether or not to get married. A chance encounter with Stefan, a sexy, mysterious waiter, disrupts their cozy lives: both Monty and Luis have a secret connection to him. Monty comes from a happy Italian family; Luis was raised over a bar by his shady Grandma.  Stefan has trouble pinning down exactly where he came from though parts of his past are on display all over the internet. The three men’s lives intertwine in a number of surprising, romantic and potentially devastating ways.  NSA stars Casey Burden as Monty, Afrim Gjonbalaj as Luis and Kevin Pérez as Stefan.

Manuel Igrejas’ new play, NSA, has its premiere at the Stage Left’s Left Out Festival

with two performances, Wednesday, April 16th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, April 19th at 7:30 pm.  His previous plays include Shrinkage, Kitty and Lina, Miss Mary Dugan, Hassan and Sylvia (both won Fresh Fruit Festival Best Play Awards), Margarita and Max (winner Best Short Play, Midtown Festival). Robert Teague (Truant Arts, Chaos and Other Worldly Possessions) directs NSA.

The Left Out Festival features the work of LGBTQ artists and benefits Bailey House, which provides housing and support to people living with HIV and AIDS. This year’s festival features award-winning playwrights and performers, with a special focus on transgender issues. In the 7 years since the Left Out festival began, Stage Left has donated nearly $10,000 to Bailey House and produced over 200 plays and solo shows by LGTBQ artists.

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