The Blue Riders will present Jason Pizzarello’s (When I Had Three Sisters with Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab; Saving the Greeks: One Tragedy at a Time with Push Productions) post-apocalyptic drama, After People Like You for a limited engagement, December 11-14 at the East 13th Street Theater (Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th Street between 3rd and 4th Avenue). The production will be directed by Anna Brenner (The Hotel Colors at Bushwick Starr; The Misanthrope with undergroundzero) and features Lily Dorment, Maria McConville* (NYIT Award, Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role for Seth Bauer’s First Time Out of Bounds), Davy Raphaely* (4000 Miles at Philadelphia Theater Company), and Joel Ripka (American Jornalero with INTAR). The creative team will include Set Design by Bianca Anon (Eternal at Incubator Arts Project), Costume Design by Kristin Fiebig (A Doctor In Spite of Himself with Yale Rep), Sound Design by Elizabeth Atkinson (2011 Prague Quadrennial Exhibitor), and Lighting Design by Yi Zhao (The Hotel Colors at Bushwick Starr). The production Stage Manager will be Emily Tabachuk. *Actor appears courtesy of the Actors’ Equity Association.
Four estranged friends meet again on a late night subway ride through an apocalyptic New York City. Their secrets and sufferings eventually emerge in this gripping and spare play about people struggling to trust the goodness they once so easily possessed.
About the Company: The Blue Riders
THE BLUE RIDERS are a group of theatre artists united to go beyond realistic representation, to create work for the theatre that embraces multiple modes of expression.