OFF STAGE: THE WEST VILLAGE FRAGMENTS

Genre: Other
©Alice Garrard

A site-specific multi-venue performance that will travel along historic West Village streets. Along the way, short scenes from over a dozen landmark Off-Off Broadway plays will reawaken the actual sites where they premiered. There will also be original performances between stops. A special treat for lovers of theater and the history of Greenwich Village. Equally recommended for New Yorkers and tourists alike. Suitable for ages 13 and up.

Actors:
A company of 50 actors.

Directors:
14 directors will include: Tim Cusack, Mark Finley, Julie Hamberg, Jeff Janisheski, Ralph Lewis, Anna McHugh, Chris Mirto, Renee Philippi, Barry Rowell, Gabriel Shanks, David Vining, and Miriam Weiner

Playwrights
and Plays:
Will include: Kenneth Brown (The Brig); Diane di Prima (Monuments); Rosalyn Drexler, with music by Al Carmines (Home Movies); Maria Irene Fornes (The Successful Life of 3); Paul Foster (The Recluse); Robert Heide (The Bed; West of the Moon); William M. Hoffman (Goodnight, I Love You); Claris Nelson (The Rue Garden); Richard Schechner and The Performance Group (Dionysus 69); Sam Shepard (Red Cross); Gertrude Stein, with music by Al Carmines (In Circles); Doric Wilson (And He Made A Her); and Lanford Wilson (The Madness of Lady Bright).

Stops will include:
Site or location of the following: Caffe Cino, Provincetown Playhouse, Washington Square Methodist Church, Judson Memorial Church, Circle-in-the-Square (Downtown), Cherry Lane Theater, Sheridan Square Playhouse, Jefferson Market Garden (Women's House of Detention).

Preview:   09/21/06
Open:   09/24/06
Close:   10/07/06

Schedule:
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:00, 7:30 and 8:00 p.m. One additional evening of performances on Sunday, September 24 at 7:00, 7:30 and 8:00 p.m.
Theater:   various places around town
Address:   
New York, NY
Google Maps
Cost:$15.00, $10.00 Students and Seniors
Buy Tickets Online
Company: Peculiar Works Project         Official Web Site: www.peculiarworks.org