A desperate New Yorker has one day to discover the Secret Of Success in this "genial, bizarre blend of Frank Capra, Pirandello, and Neil Simon...hilarious!" (BackStage) "CYCLE is a winning combination of heart and wit." (ShowBusiness Weekly)
On a journey by bicycle into the heart of NYC, Charlotte Shrubsole has one day to discover the Secret Of Success. Guided by a troupe of heaven-sent Vaudevillians, she's drawn into a whirlwind of song, dance, music and comedy that takes her on a ride beyond her wildest dreams. This modern twist on old-time entertainment delivers inventive riffs on historic drama, infectious humor, and beautiful classic songs.
Cast: Danielle Cautela, Michael E. Lopez, Ashley Pearse, Halley Zien
Saturday, August 9th at 9:45 pm
Thursday, August 14th at 5:15 pm
Sunday, August 17th at 12:00 pm
Wednesday, August 20th at 7:15 pm
Saturday, August 23rd at 9:15 pm
Theater: Deluxe at Spiegelworld
Address: Pier 17, South Street Seaport, 89 S
Cost:$15.00, $10.00 Seniors
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As a theatrical director, his work has been seen in New York at Naked Angels, the Atlantic Theater Company, La MaMa, The Cherry Lane Studio, New York Performance Works, Westbeth Theater Center, the Raw Space, Pulse Theater Ensemble, Dance Theater Works, the ArcLight Theater and Expanded Arts. He staged successful Off-Broadway productions of Liz Tuccillo's basketball play Joe Fearless at the Atlantic Theater and Jessie McCormick's Spine at The Phil Bosakowski at Primary Stages, Charles Evered's Adopt A Sailor (with Bebe Neurwirth, Neil Patrick Harris and Michael Nouri) as part of the Brave New World 9-11 Tribute at Town Hall and the critically-acclaimed New York premier of Private Jokes, Public Places at La MaMa. Craig's work has been seen at the HBO/USComedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado in 1999 as director of two projects, in 2000 as writer/director of Bob Funk in Therapy and in 2002 as director of Liz Warner's The Wandering Eye. In Los Angeles, he directed Kenneth Lonergan's short play Beauty Runs On Light Feet at The Coast Playhouse, the new Musical If Only at the Hollywood Globe, the LA production of Jessie McCormick's Spine, also at The Coast, critically-acclaimed productions Donald Margulies's Sight Unseen, A.R. Gurney's Suburban Blight and Fielding Edlow's Coke-Free J.A.P at The McCadden, Oren Safdie's Private Jokes, Public Places and Jews & Jesus at Malibu Stage Company, Liz Tuccillo's Cheyenne at the Lillian and later The Hudson Stage, Iris Bahr's Planet America at The Elephant (nominated for an LA Weekly Award for Solo Performance), Sam Catlin's dark comedy Sea of Terror (at the Complex and New York's Ars Nova), Ruth Otero's Ooops! I Killed My Mother at Ford Amphitheater and the New York Fringe Festival. Craig also directed Gigi Bermingham's Non-Vital Organs at The Odyssey, which received the 2004 Ovation Award for Best Solo Performance, and over 40 short plays at venues around town. He has also directed a dozen productions at the now-defunct HBO WorkSpace, including The Sklar Brothers' two-man-one-man show Our Stuff and Mike Blieden's Staged Reading. In May of 2006, he adapted and directed Strindberg's Miss Julie at The Lillian.
For six seasons, Craig served as curator and host of the popular Naked Angels Tuesdays@9 Reading Series in New York. He is Artistic Director of the Steel Town Coalition in Los Angeles and a member of The Writers Group in New York.
Craig holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from The Dramatic Writing Program at New York University, and a Bachelor's Degree in Acting from Indiana State University.