Pre-Disposal takes place on a hot Bed-Stuy morning; three young men meet all looking for something different. One is looking for someone to confide in, another is looking for a story to tell and the third is looking for an opportunity. Pre-Disposal is a savage comedy about race, terror and the role of art in an unforgiving part of the world.
Cast includes: DK Bowser (“Lipstick Jungle”, Film:Slow Jam King), Deborah Green (Miss White House, Film: Infamous), Paul Pryce (Film: The End Is The Beginning, Romeo & Juliet Theatreworks National Tour) , and Matt Schock (Atlantic Theater Company's "What's That Smell: The Music of Jacob Sterling").
John Prescod (playwright) is a founding member and the resident playwright of EBE Ensemble, where he wrote and directed Pig and an adaptation of Chekhov's Marriage Proposal. His play Reck premiered with the EBE Ensemble in October 2008, directed by Jackie Danziger. This past February, he directed the Ensemble’s production of Matthew Paul Olmos' The Bus That Got Cut Over Its Eye.
Joshua Luria (director) is a founding member of EBE Ensemble, where he directed Ira Gamerman's Dated: A Cautionary Tale for Facebook Users. He received his BFA in Drama from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied with the Atlantic Theater Company and at Jim Calder's Commedia dell'Arte program in Florence, Italy.
EBE Ensemble was founded in 2006 by a group of NYU theater graduates. It is a theater company dedicated to producing provocative new work on stage, intermixing classical themes with youthful and modern ideas and interpretations. Now in their second season, EBE Ensemble has produced six fully staged productions and created the “You Fill in the Blank” play festival and competition, EBE also sponsored a national one-act competition which resulted in their production of Elephants on Parade 2009.
About the Company: EBE Ensemble
EBE Ensembleis dedicated to developing and presenting new and unique works of theatre. They believe that making theater accessible enhances a community and that, through an ensemble-based approach, they can better present quality theatre that strives for an emotional truth. They believe that a positive and energetic work environment is paramount in developing interesting and entertaining works of art. At the end of their sixth season, EBE Ensemble has produced more than 30 new plays and adaptations, has created the NYIT Award winning one-act festival, Elephants on Parade, and engaged the community through annual productions of updated classic works at no cost in Prospect Park with their Shakespeare in the Pagoda series. www.ebeensemble.org.
Runs Wednesday, July 8 – Saturday, July 25, opening night is Monday, July 13
Performances schedule: Wednesday-Friday at 8PM; Saturday at 2PM and 8PM
(added performance: Monday, July 13th at 8PM)
Theater: Access Theater
Address: 380 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Cost:Tickets are $18 ($15 during previews.). Student rush tickets are available. Student rush tickets are $11 but may change
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