THE BALD SPORANO & THE LESSON

Genre: Comedy
by Eugene Ionesco, directed by directed by Joe Benenati & Christopher Bellis

In these two Eugene Ionesco one-act absurdist comedies, the only certainty is that those who don't learn from the past are condemned to repeat it time and again. In "The Bald Soprano," a typical British family (the Smiths), are getting ready for a traditional British dinner while doing traditional British things. However, soon all linear logic runs off the track as tenses, concepts and eventually even language become quite incomprehensible when this quiet evening with friends soon becomes anything but. In "The Lesson," a professor drills an eager female pupil in her studies, but soon becomes too obsessed with the task at hand for anyone's good; resulting in homicidal hilarity.

The production is an Equity Showcase.

Cast: Teri Black*, Michael Edmund, Phil Garfinkel*, Martha Lopez Gilpin*, Michael Gilpin*, Judy Jerome*, Jay Aubrey Jones*, Donna Lee Michaels, Joan Valentina*

* - member of Actors' Equity

Open:   05/10/07
Close:   05/20/07

Schedule:
Tuesday-Friday at 8pm
Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm
Sundays at 3pm.

Sunday, May 13th is a benefit performance. Tickets: $30.00

Theater:   Sanford Meisner Theatre
Address:   164 11th Ave. (East Side of 11th Av
New York, NY
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Cost:$18.00
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Company: Break A Leg Productions         Official Web Site: www.breakalegproductions.com