| Open: 04/26/12 Close: 05/20/12
Starring Mia Moreland (DELAYS, THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MRS. CARTWELL)
and Lain Gray (WE WILL ROCK YOU, Dominion Theatre)
“fizzes with life both human and theatrical” – London Times
April 26 through May 20 at Space on White (81 White Street, between Broadway and Lafayette)
Mind the Gap Theatre presents the US premiere of Georgia Fitch’s ADRENALIN…HEART, which was called “fast-paced” and “engaging” by The Guardian when it premiered at the Bush Theatre in London. Previews of ADRENALIN…HEART begin April 26 prior to an official press opening of April 28 at Space on White (81 White Street, between Broadway and Lafayette) in Manhattan.
Sex, race, drugs and verbals collide in Georgia Fitch’s ADRENALIN…HEART, a terrifying roller-coaster of an intense affair between a single mum and a reluctant drug dealer on a north London estate. Erotic infatuation leads to addiction of a far more serious nature in this sharp, edgy and obsessive drama.
Directed by Mind the Gap Theatre’s Artistic Director Paula D’Alessandris (THE CLERIC, UNDER THE BLUE SKY), the 70-minute two-hander ADRENALIN…HEART stars Mia Moreland and Lain Gray.
When it debuted in London, ADRENALIN…RUSH was called, “Impressive. Very Impressive,” by The Daily Telegraph. It was selected as a critic’s choice by Time Out London - who said, “the effect of such fine, fearless writing and near flawless performances is as close to getting a needle in the ticker as you are likely to experience in the theatre.” And the London Times said, “It fizzes with life both human and theatrical.”
About the Company: Mind The Gap Theatre
Mind The Gap Theatre exists to produce and promote new British writing in the US and to foster an exchange of new work between the US and UK. www.mindthegaptheatre.com
| Open: 04/14/08 Close: 04/23/08
Mind The Gap Theatre returns with their popular festival of shorts by, for or about the British. Featured in this series are Pealing Figs by Bronwen Denton-Davis, Turtles & Bulldogs by Scott C. Sickles, Many Happy Returns by Paula D'Alessandris, Boat for Sale: Careful Lady Owner by Denise O'Leary, Modern Life is Rubbish by Philip Gawthorne, Death of the Small Independent Retailer by Glyn Cannon, Girl Talk by Stephen Donovan, Minsk by Declan Feenan and Girl In A Bath by Nancy Harris.
BRITBITS 3 features performances by MTG's in-house Anglo-American Rep company members Tom Bain, Paula Burton, Maria Pastel, Joel H. Jones, Mia Moreland, Martin Ewens, Sam Redford, Christine Rendel, Stephen Donovan, Polly Lee, Richard T. Lester, Lauretta Vaughn, Camilla Maxwell, Elliot Joseph, Gwenfair Vaughan, Jenny Sterlin, Stephen Pilkington & Hollis Hamilton.
Directing the pieces are Nick Berg Barnes, Joel H. Jones, Stephen Donovan, Jenny Sterlin and MTG's Artistic Director/Founder Paula D'Alessandris.
| Open: 10/25/06 Close: 11/12/06
An American priest held by the Taliban is seized by U.S. Special Forces in Afghanistan. Is he an innocent victim or a terrorist in waiting?
Eerily shadowing the current Middle East crisis, "The Cleric," Tim Marks' penetrating new hostage drama, leads us deep into a world where religious, national and personal loyalties create a dizzying maze of meaning and misunderstanding. When an Irish-American priest believed to have been abducted by Hezbollah in Beirut in the mid 80's is discovered by U.S. Special Forces in post-9/11 Afghanistan, he immediately comes under suspicion for being an Islamic sympathizer at best, and a terrorist in waiting at worst. Is this a man of principle caught in the middle of a war of political, ethnic and religious wills from which he doesn't have a prayer to escape? Or is he too, through his own mysterious actions, fanning the flames of hatred?
Presented by the Mind the Gap, "The Cleric" features Richard T. Lester as the hostage priest, Father Sean Pearson. Also in the cast of five are Armand DesHarnais as a rabidly pro-American career intelligence officer, James Kloiber as a seemingly more reasonable high-level operative, Daniel Haughey as a defense liaison and Sean Heeney as Father Neil, a military chaplain.
Tim Marks', a Welsh-born and Baltimore-based playwright, is the author of a trilogy of plays about Irish living abroad, two of which have been produced in New York -- "Locating the Plant," set in Belfast, at the Irish Arts Center, and "Pearldivers," set in London, which was performed at the American Theatre of Actors.
Directed by Paula D'Alessandris, Mind the Gap's artistic director, the world premiere of "The Cleric" performs at 59E59 from Wednesday October 25 through Sunday November 12