7 SINS IN 60 MINUTES

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Dance, Other
©Stephanie Bart-Horvath
Written by Paula Cizmar, Cheryl L. Davis, Olga de la Fuente, Chisa Hutchinson, Natalia Naman, Anne Phelan & Melisa Tien,

7 Sins. 7 Playwrights. 60 Minutes. 7 Sins in 60 Minutes is a high-octane ride through the Seven Deadly Sins, done 21st-century style. Developed by seven award-winning playwrights and one director, the piece boasts a playful and provocative mix of comedy, drama, dance, spoken word and original music. Over the course of one hour, four characters -- Mike, Amadea, Dante and Willow – take a rollercoaster ride from sloth to pride.

In January 2010, New York-based director Melanie Sutherland assembled a group of actors, playwrights and a producer to develop a new touring piece inspired by the seven sins. Each playwright was assigned actors and asked to write a seven-minute scene based on one of the sins. After the first playwright finished her scene, it was passed along to the next one to continue the story and tell the next seven-minute portion through another sin. And so on…

This production is being presented through the Summer Sublet Series, part of HEREstay, HERE’s curated rental program, which provides artists with subsidized space and equipment, as well as technical and administrative support.

The cast include Duane Cooper, Cortnie Loren Miller, Michael Rosete & Karen Sours. The lighting designer is Joyce Liao.


About the Company: AAI Productions

AAI Productions is a Brooklyn-based non-profit theatrical company dedicated to the development of new work.

Open:   07/11/10
Close:   07/15/10

Schedule:
Sunday - Thursday at 7:00 pm
Theater:   Here Arts Center
Address:   145 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
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Closest subway: C,E to Spring Street; south to theatre

Cost:$15
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at (212) 352-3101
Company: AAI Productions         Official Web Site: www.7sinsin60.com