|THE WEREWOLF OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS
| Open: 10/20/17 Close: 10/20/17
The production boasts 9 actors, 2 dancers and 11 crew members, all of whom are women.
All-female theater company, Carnival Girls Productions, produces a nine character, all-female drama, “The Werewolf of Washington Heights” October 11 – 22 at the Kraine Theater in NYC. It is a world premiere production.
“The Werewolf of Washington Heights” is written by NYIT Award nominee, Christie Perfetti Williams and takes place in the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights in the year 2020. The story is about a teenager who vanishes and her family is suddenly forced to face hidden monsters and terrifying truths.
The nine character cast is racially, ethnically and generationally diverse. Four different languages are spoken in the play and the ages of the actors range from 20 years old – 80 years old.
The play explores the themes of war, immigration, deportation, racism, misogyny, terrorism, civil rights and civil disobedience.
Carnival Girls Productions’ mission is to create, produce and promote work by and about women. The 20-person, all-female theater company is celebrating its 13th anniversary this year.
Tickets are available online https://www.artful.ly/carnival-girls-productions, $18 general admission ($15 seniors and students). The show has a limited run of eight performances, opening on October 11th and running 12th, 13th, 14th and 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd at the historic off-off Broadway Kraine Theater at 85 East 4th Street, NYC.
“The Werewolf of Washington Heights” features Rosina Fernhoff*, Lori Funk*, Pilar Gonzalez, Stephanie Annette Johnson, Zarra Kaahn, Arlene McGruder, Sheila Joon Ostadazim*, Melanie Ryan and Galit Sperling. **These actors are appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. “The Werewolf of Washington Heights” is an Equity approved Showcase.
The play is directed by Charmaine Broad, choreographed by Anissa Barbato and stage managed by Erinn Conlon. Helen Blash is the light designer, Tanya Bernardson is the costume mistress and Stephanie Ervin is designing the set.
Carnival Girls Productions is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Carnival Girls Productions must be made payable to Fractured Atlas only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Please visit www.christieperfetti.com for more information.
About the Company: Carnival Girls Productions
To create, produce and promote work by and about women.