Genre: Comedy
by Edward Manning, directed by Hamilton Clancy featuring Erik Van Wyck and Tom Demenkoff

The play concerns a successful politician's relationship with a young male prostitute. Described by the directior as "a fascinating power struggle between two different kinds of prostitutes. We really watch to see who manages to buy who and for how much – not unlike our downtown market!"

About the Company: Drilling Company

The Drilling Company ( took over as producer of Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot seven years ago. [A history of Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot will be available soon on the Drilling Company website.] The troupe, founded in 1999, is also a prolific presenter of new works in its permanent home at 236 West 78th Street (one block south of the #1 train at 79th Street), where it nurtures and produces new works by emerging playwrights. The Drilling Company has developed and produced works by such well known playwrights as Will Eno, Brian Dykstra, C. Denby Swanson, Tom Strelich, Vincent Delaney, Eric Henry Sanders and Trish Harnetiaux. The company is led by Artistic Director Hamilton Clancy, who has been an actor in Coen Brothers "Burn After Reading" and Ridley Scott's " American Gangster" and recently appeared at Playwrights Horizons in "The Retributionists" by Daniel Goldfarb, directed by Leigh Silverman.

Open:   06/06/05
Close:   06/25/05

Monday June 6th at 8pm
Tuesday June 7th at 8pm
Saturday June 11th at 10pm
Monday June 13th at 8pm
Tuesday June 14th at 8pm
Saturday June 18th at 10pm
Thursday June 24th at 8pm
Friday June 25th at 8 pm
Saturday June 26th 7pm and 10pm
Theater:   78th Street Theatre Lab
Address:   236 W. 78th Street
New York, NY 10024
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Closest subway: 1,9 to 79th Street; walk south to 78th St, east to the theatre

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