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The Production Company’s work promotes and deepens cultural exchange between the United States and Australia and encourages artists to explore the relationship between our two countries.


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Production History

Falling Petals  | Open: 05/20/05 Close: 06/05/05
A darkly humorous fable about the consequences of a culture of disposable youth

Something strange is happening in the country town of Hollow. When a syndrome which seems to strike only at the young begins to kill off the town's children, authorities quarantine the rural community.

Three final year school students Tania, Phil and Sally are getting ready to move on but to what and to where? Success in economics and account exams may be the only passport out of a place which goes out of its way to promise them little.

As the mysterious outbreak reaches epidemic proportions, friendship and alliances are stretched to the breaking point, while choices between life and death become simultaneously fantastical and apocalyptic.

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Love  | Open: 03/20/09 Close: 04/12/09
The Production Company
Proudly Presents the US Premiere of
2004 Wal Cherry Award Play of the Year
2006 Australian Writers’ Guild Award (AWGIE) Best Play
LOVE
Too much is not enough… 

Tanya, Annie and Lorenzo, are young, but already with their youth wrung out of them. They've been abused, they're abusive and they're difficult to like, let alone love. But it is LOVE, in all its distorted and mutated forms, that holds them together,.
The production stars Bronwen Coleman (The Beebo Brinker Chronicles) as Tanya, Erin Maya Darke (The Sublet Experiment) as Annie and Ken Matthews (The Most Damaging Wound) as Lorenzo.
The production features scenic design by April Bartlett, costume design by Deanna Frieman, and lighting design by Dan Henry. Sara Bader is the sound designer and Jeff Meyers is the stage manager.
 

 

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Meg's New Friend  | Open: 11/29/09 Close: 12/20/09
 

The Production Company re-teams with playwright Blair Singer, author of their hit play The Most Damaging Wound, for MEG'S NEW FRIEND, a timely, provocative play. Meg, a local New York television features reporter, realizes that, in the age of Obama, she doesn't have one African-American friend. When she meets her best friend's new beau, a sexy African-American yoga teacher, Meg thinks she's found exactly what she was looking for. This play was written and named for Megan McQuillan (The Most Damaging Wound). Joining McQuillan in the cast are Damon Gupton, Michael Solomon and Mary Cross.

 

Set Designer: April Bartlett
Associate Set Designer: Laura Taber Bacon
Costume Designer: Deanna Frieman
Lighting Designer: Carolyn Wong
Sound Designer: Isaac Butler
Properties Designer: Jamie Bressler
Fight Director: Noah Starr
Stage Manager: Jeff Meyers
Producer: Gabriella Willenz


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The Furies  | Open: 02/04/05 Close: 02/22/05
A dark comedy, THE FURIES provides a merciless view of an established Melbourne suburb, where a sudden matricide creates suspicion and paranoia among its well-heeled inhabitants. The unknown killer in their midst has everyone looking at one another in a new light. When a fifty-something mother fails to appear at an important family function, obsessive fear finds a voice. As suspicion grows, high emotions, paranoia, insecurity and greed emerge.
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The Most Damaging Wound  | Open: 11/05/08 Close: 11/29/08
THE PRODUCTION COMPANY is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Blair Singer's MOST DAMAGING WOUND, directed by Mark Armstrong. THE MOST DAMAGING WOUND will play a four-week limited engagement at The Manhattan Theatre Source (177 MacDougal Street, NYC). Performances begin Wednesday, November 5 and continue Sunday, November 29. Opening Night is Friday, November 7 (8 p.m.).

Press are invited to Friday November 7th opening and any performance following.

THE MOST DAMAGING WOUND takes place on a cold November night, when new parent Kenny gathers his college buddies to complete an unfinished rite of passage. The guests include Alan (Michael Szeles), a pharmaceutical lobbyist, Dicky (Chris Thorn), a carpet salesman with a big personality and a bigger appetite for the sauce, GG (Michael Solomon), a new restaurateur and Bo (Bard Goodrich), a former musician. When Christine (Megan McQuillan) shows up unexpectedly, the guys discover that the men they've become is far from their aspirations back at Syracuse. Reliving the glory days is not easy, in this Generation-X gang comedy, with booze, buddies, and breakthroughs.

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