GIRLS IN TROUBLE

Genre: Drama
written by Jonathan Reynolds

In this bold drama, Mr. Reynolds, whose previous controversial play, Stonewall Jackson’s House (short listed for the Pulitzer Prize), took on issues of racial victimization, has turned his attention to women's rights and abortion. Performances, originally schedule to end March 15, will now continue through April 11th.

GIRLS IN TROUBLE dares to explore the controversial history of abortion through its life-changing affect on women across three generations. This darkly humorous, shocking new work continues to inspire spirited debate.

GIRLS IN TROUBLE features 7 actors from The Bats, the resident acting company of The Flea: Andy Gershenzon, Brett Aresco, Betsy Lippitt, Akyiaa Wilson, Eboni Booth, Laurel Holland and Marshall York. The design team includes John McDermott (sets), Zack Tinkelman (lights), Amanda Bujak (costumes) and Jeremy Wilson (sound).


About the Company: The Flea

The Flea Theater, under Artistic Director Jim Simpson and Producing Director Carol Ostrow, is one of New York's leading off-off-Broadway companies. Winner of a Special Drama Desk Award for outstanding achievement, Obie Awards and an Otto for political theater, The Flea has presented nearly 100 plays and numerous dance and live music performances since its inception in 1996. Past productions include the premieres of Anne Nelson’'s The Guys; five plays by A.R. Gurney (Post Mortem, O Jerusalem, Screenplay, Mrs. Farnsworth and A Light Lunch); Mac Wellman'’s Cellophane and Two September; Roger Rosenblatt's Ashley Montana Goes Ashore... and The Oldsmobiles; Elizabeth Swados’ JABU and Kaspar Hauser; Karen Finley's Return of the Chocolate Smeared Woman; Adam Rapp'’s Bingo with the Indians; Will Eno’'s Oh, The Humanity and other exclamations; Dawn by Thomas Bradshaw; The Great Recession; Jonathan Reynold's’ Girls in Trouble; and most recently Parents’ Evening by Bathsheba Doran.

Open:   02/12/10
Close:   04/11/10

Schedule:
Thursday - Sunday at 7pm
Theater:   Flea Theater Mainstage
Address:   41 White Street
New York, NY 10013
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Closest Subway: N,R to Canal Street; walk south to White, west to theatre

Cost:$20
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111
Company: The Flea         Official Web Site: www.theflea.org