LITTLE DOC

Genre: Drama
Written by Dan Klores | Directed by John Gould Rubin

Dan Klores, whose searing and deeply felt documentaries have become modern classics, once again weaves a New York tale in this very personal new work, infused with equal parts humor and heartbreak.  Set in 1970’s Brooklyn, in the living room of a one-bedroom apartment under the “el” and above a tiny neighborhood bar, Little Doc centers on four childhood friends who find themselves in a life-threatening situation that challenges the validity of the virtues they've adopted from a sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll culture. 

The cast of seven features Adam Driver, Salvatore Inzerillo, Steven Marcus, Tobias Segal, Billy Tangradi, Dave Tawil, and Joanne Tucker.

Opening the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 16th Season, performances of the world premiere of Little Doc will begin Friday, June 11 at Rattlestick Theatre.  The official opening night is set for Thursday, June 17.


About the Company: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is a multi-award-winning company which has produced over forty-six world premieres in the past fifteen seasons and was the recipient of the 2007 Ross Wetzsteon Memorial OBIE Award for its work developing new and innovative work. Rattlestick’s Advisory Board participates in The Emerging Playwrights Project, which matches a new playwright with an established artist for an experienced eye and creative support. Playwright and artist mentors have included Edward Albee, Jon Robin Baitz, Zoe Caldwell, Arthur Kopit, Craig Lucas, Joe Mantello, Terrence McNally and Marsha Norman. Previous plays include Two Boys in a Bed, Message to Michael, Carpool, Volunteer Man, A Trip to the Beach, Ascendancy, Stuck, Vick’s Boy, The Messenger, Saved or Destroyed, Neil’s Garden, My Special Friend, Faster, Bliss, St. Crispin’s Day, Where We’re Born, Five Flights, Boise, Finer Noble Gases, God Hates The Irish: The Ballad of Armless Johnny, Miss Julie, Acts of Mercy: passion-play, Cagelove, It Goes Without Saying, Dark Matters, Stay, American Sligo, Rag and Bone, War, Geometry of Fire, That Pretty Pretty; or The Rape Play, The Amish Project, Killers and Other Family, Post No Bills, Blind, the Off-Broadway GLAAD Award-nominated hit The Last Sunday in June, Craig Wright’s The Pavilion (Drama Desk nominee - Outstanding Play of 2005) and Lady (Drama Desk nominee – Outstanding Play of 2008), as well as The Aliens by Annie Baker (2010 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play).

Preview:   06/11/10
Open:   06/17/10
Close:   07/18/10

Schedule:
Monday at 8PM
Wed-Sat at 8PM
Sunday at 3PM
Theater:   Rattlestick Theatre
Address:   224 Waverly Place
New York, NY
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Cost:$45
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Company: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater         Official Web Site: www.rattlestick.org