ONWARD, FORWARD

Genre: Comedy
A comedy by Michael Weems

Directed by Karen M. Dabney and produced by Sara Towber.
Onward, Forward is a comic look at the ongoing relationship between Joe, a disgruntled folk singer dying to rock out and his songwriter/manager, Ryan who searches for a cure to life in the offices of whichever doctor his insurance will allow. Their frustrating friendship is put to the test in suburbia where what starts as a typical gig leads to encounters with a sharp-witted single mother, a sorority girl looking for a way to entertain herself for the summer, and parents that seem harmless on the outside. As their musical pit stop gets extended, Joe and Ryan find themselves in a situation that threatens to make them lose who they are and who they want to be.

With a stellar cast, (Bill Bria, Rachel Dorfman, Whit Elliott, Gregory Taft Gerard, Alixx Schottland, Michael Weems, Theodore White, and Shuo Zhang), Onward, Forward provides a humorous and moving telling of a story about staying in touch with reality, valuing friends and family, and knowing when to let go.
About the Company: Little Hibiscus Productions

Little Hibiscus Productions purpose is to create a New York City based performing arts ensemble dedicated to creating, developing and staging, affordable quality plays and programs and with a commitment to provide opportunities for the collaboration of new and established playwrights, local actors, directors, designers, as well as industry professionals to express themselves artistically, build lasting creative relationships, to be seen and heard and to work together to develop and perform programs that are topical and relevant to the communities they represent with an emphasis on women playwrights.

 

Open:   12/03/08
Close:   12/07/08

Schedule:
Wednesday, Dec 3 - Sunday, Dec 7 at 8:00pm and matinee on Saturday, Dec 6 at 2:00pm
Theater:   American Theatre Of Actors
Address:   314 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
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Cost:$18
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Company: Little Hibiscus Productions         Official Web Site: www.littlehibiscus.com