SUMMERWORKS 2006

Genre: Festival

OBIE Award winning Clubbed Thumb is proud to present their 11th annual summer festival of new plays, Summerworks 2006.

I Have Loved Strangers
by Anne Washburn, directed by Johanna McKeon

Inspired by the Book of Jeremiah, and the exploits of the Weather Underground, I Have Loved Strangers is a play about true prophets, false prophets, non prophets, cockatrices, and lions all battling for the salvation of Ancient New York.
June 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th at 8 PM.

Alice the Magnet
by Erin Courtney, directed by Pam MacKinnon
In Alice the Magnet, an influential self-improvement guru suddenly finds herself lost. Will a wayward student and his even more wayward teacher be the solution, or part of the problem? Their lives become intertwined in this story about power, charisma, fear, and mentors gone awry.
June 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 17th at 8 PM

Quail
by Rachel Hoeffel, directed by Kip Fagan
Hapless legal secretary Arlene Quail must deal with her boss's incessant smoking, alluring and seductive clients, and her own search for purpose, all while trying to maintain the collapsing two-man firm. If only she could get the window open.
June 18th, 19th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th at 8 PM

Take 5: a half-decade check-in
To open the Summerworks 2006 festival, Clubbed Thumb has invited a group of exciting playwrights to write funny strange, and provocative 5-minute playlets mined from the tumult of the last 5 years.
Wednesday, May 31st at 8PM FREE

About the Company: Clubbed Thumb

Clubbed Thumb commissions, develops and produces funny, strange, and provocative new plays by living American writers. Since its founding in 1996, the company has earned 4 OBIES and presented plays in every form of development, including over 75 full productions. Clubbed Thumb is an incubator for artists and their work, staging plays to critical acclaim while supporting an ever-growing creative community. Funny, Strange, Provocative, an anthology of plays produced by Clubbed Thumb, is available through Playscripts.

Open:   06/04/06
Close:   06/24/06

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Theater:   Ohio Theater
Address:   66 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012
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Closest subway: A,C,E to Canal Street.; east to Wooster Street, north to the theatre

Cost:$18.00, $15.00 Students
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