Genre: Classical, Comedy
Written by Aristophanes; Directed by John DeBenedetto

In this satire on education, a middle-aged buffoon goes back to school in order to learn how to cheat his creditors out of the money he owes them.  When he cannot comprehend the lessons taught by the famous Socrates, he sends his son instead.  But the son learns the lessons too well and turns on his father.  Appearing in the production are:  Ned Lynch, Joseph Scura, Vincent Bivona, David James Olsen, Vincent Ianuzzi, Erin King, Emily Gallagher, and Jessica Cermak.

About the Company: American Theatre of Actors

The American Theatre of Actors was founded in 1976 by James Jennings, who continues as its President and Artistic Director. It is a repertory theatre company consisting of 50 actors, 20 playwrights and 10 directors. Its purpose is to promote the development of new playwrights, directors and actors and provide them a creative atmosphere in which to work without the pressures of commerical theatre. The plays are dramas and comedies dealing with the social and ethical problems of contemporary society. Over 800 new works have been presented and more than 8000 actors have worked at ATA, including Dennis Quaid, Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Dan Lauria, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin O'Connor, Kevin Spacey, William Fichtner and Edie Falco.

Open:   07/08/09
Close:   07/25/09

Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM
Theater:   American Theatre Of Actors
Address:   314 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
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