THE WORKROOM (L'ATELIER)

Genre: Drama
By Jean-Claude Grumberg translated by Daniel A. Stein with Sarah O'Connor

Directed by Moni Yakim

Written in 1978, THE WORKROOM explores the intractability of prejudice, specifically anti-Semitism, and the devastating consequences of war, evils of which we might have hoped to be free by the 21st century.

In Jean-Claude Grumberg's drama, a small group of displaced people, mostly women, are crowded together in an airless tailor's workroom in Paris in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Each is attempting, as it were, to patch together the torn fabric of her life.

About the Company: Unbound Collective

Unbound Collective, previously known as The Unbound Theatre, is an interdisciplinary company using various avenues of expression and encompassing other artistic genres. Unbound Collective champions art and stories as a vital part of the human experience. The company uses video journals, literature, personal experience, vivid imagination and other resources to develop unique pieces. Founded in 2002, the company started off with Josh Bloch and Anna Gutto's P*ssing in the Wind for the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival, followed by Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas at Theater 3, Jon Fosse´s Night Sings Its Song at the Culture Project, and The Workroom by French playwright Jean-Claude Grumberg at Manhattan TheatreSource and the ActFrench Festival.

Open:   11/23/05
Close:   11/26/05

Schedule:
Wednesday at 8pm
Friday and Saturday at 3pm & 8pm
No performances on Thursday, November 24th
Theater:   Manhattan Theater Source
Address:   177 MacDougal St
New York, NY 10011
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Closest subway: A,C,E to West 4th. Exit north end of station, walk north on 7th Avenue to 8th Street., right one block to MacDougal Street, right to theatre

Cost:$15.00, $10.00 Students and Seniors or Call: at 212-501-4751
Company: Unbound Collective         Official Web Site: www.unboundcollective.org