SPEND THE NIGHT IN JAIL

Genre:
Hello Out There by William Saroyan, directed by Robert Haufrecht and Deathwatch by Jean Garnet, directed by Richard Hyme

“SPEND A NIGHT IN JAIL”

 WITH A DOUBLE BILL INCLUDING

HELLO OUT THERE

by William Saroyan, directed by Robert Haufrecht

and

DEATHWATCH

by Jean Genet, directed by Richard Hymes-Esposito

Beginning May 1; Opening on May 5

at American Theatre for Actors

New York: Beginning May 1, 2010 Genet and Saroyan will be on display in a double-bill at the American Theatre for Actors (314 W. 54th Street). Nutshell Productions will present “ Spend a Night in Jail” including the playsHELLOOUT THERE by William Saroyan, directed by Robert Haufrecht and DEATHWATCH by Jean Genet, directed by Richard Hymes-Esposito. Opening night is Wednesday, May 5 and run through May 23. Tickets are $20 and can be purchasedwww.SmartTix.comor call (212) 868-4444.

 

HELLO OUT THERE by William Saroyan, directed by Robert Haufrecht

Falsely jailed for an alleged rape of a married women, a young man awaits certain death is a small town jail cell.   There he meets young woman; both outcasts, they decide to run off together with the hopes of finding happiness elsewhere. Hello Out There is a play about the human need to connect and be loved despite circumstances.

 

Cast includes: Kerry Fitzgibbons (Film: Dandelion Fall, Polycarp. Stage:GI Joe Jared), Richard Hymes-Esposito (This Isn't Paradise,Film: Last Days of Simon).

 

DEATHWATCH by Jean Genet, directed by Richard Hymes-Esposito.

One of Genet’s earliest plays, Deathwatch is set cramped cell as three inmates struggle for status and acceptance of their ring leader. It examinescriminal behavior, survival, masculinity and the universal need for belonging despite the abject and hopeless social standing of its hierarchy.

 

Cast includes:Raul Sigmund Julia (The Great Recession),Greg Engbrecht (The Tragedy of John

Mountain Jews), John Paul Harkins(IT Award forTaming of the Shrew) andKevin McGraw (Film: September 12th).

 

Creative team for both shows include:  Craig Napoliello (Sets), Eric Nightengale (Light and Sound).
And Set Design for both shows will be done by Craig Napoliello

 

HELLO OUT THERE by William Saroyan, directed by Robert Haufrecht

DEATHWATCH  by Jean Genet, directed by Richard Hymes-Esposito

Begins performances May 1, opens May 5 through May 23, 2010.

Performance schedule: Monday at 8PM; Thursday - Saturday at 8PM; Sunday at 5PM

(Added show on Wednesday, May 5 at 8PM; NO show on Sunday, May 16 at 5PM)

American Theatre for Actors is located at 314 W. 54th Street4th floor.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling (212) 868-4444 or visiting www.smarttix.com

For more information please visit www.spendthenightinjail.com

Running time: 2 hours with intermission

Press Performances: Sunday, May 2 at 5PM; Monday, May 3 at 8PM;  

Wednesday, May 5 at 8PM (opening)

Preview:   04/01/10
Open:   05/05/10
Close:   05/23/10

Schedule:
Performance schedule: Monday at 8PM; Thursday - Saturday at 8PM; Sunday at 5PM
(Added show on Wednesday, May 5 at 8PM; NO show on Sunday, May 16 at 5PM)
Theater:   American Theatre Of Actors
Address:   314 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
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Cost:Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling (212) 868-4444 or visiting www.smarttix.com
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