DREAMERS OF THE DAY

Genre: Drama
Adapted for the stage by Jessica Ammirati, based on the book by Mary Doria Russell, Directed by Jessica Ammirati

DREAMERS OF THE DAY – the story of one woman’s accidental witness to history during the formation of the modern Middle East.

Director Jessica Ammirati is currently in rehearsal for DREAMERS OF THE DAY, a new play, adapted from the novel by Mary Doria Russell. On Thursday, September 16th at 8:00pm, Going to Tahiti Productions will open their Fall 2010 season at the Roy Arias Studios and Theatres at the Times Square Arts Center, 300 West 43rd Street, (at 8th Avenue), on the 5th floor, where it will continue for a 3 week run – 12 Performances Only!

Egypt. 1921. Lawrence of Arabia. Winston Churchill. Woodrow Wilson...and Agnes Shanklin? On the eve of the Cairo Peace Conference, a lonely American heiress becomes the confidant of diplomats and the target of the attentions of a possible German spy. Part travelogue, part history, part journey of self-discovery, Kirkus Reviews calls the novel “an inspired fictional study of political folly.”

Five actors: Rhonda Harrington*, Kiwi Callahan, David Eiduks,* Adam Segaller*, and Maria Silverman* bring 70 characters to life in locations as varied as a Cleveland living room, a steamboat on the Nile, and a shadowy purgatory.

*denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association

Jessica Ammirati has directed over 15 productions, mostly original works, off-off Broadway, including 2 productions on Theatre Row. Theaters in which Jessica has directed include Expanded Arts, The John Houseman Theater, and the American Theater of Actors. Most recently, Jessica directed the original works, LIKENESS at Manhattan Theatre Source and IN THE EBB at the Sage Theater. Jessica is the founder of Going to Tahiti Productions, a theater company dedicated to furthering the female voice and female opportunities in theater.


About the Company: Going to Tahiti Productions

A theater company dedicated to furthering the female voice and female opportunities in theater.

Open:   09/16/10
Close:   10/02/10

Schedule:
Thurs-Sat Sept 16th-18th at 8:00 p.m., Sun Sept 19th at 2:00 p.m.
Thurs-Sat Sept 23rd-25th at 8:00 p.m., Sun Sept 26th at 2:00 p.m.
Wed-Sat Sept 29th-Oct 2nd at 8:00 p.m.
Theater:   Roy Arias Theaters
Address:   300 W. 43rd Street 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
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Cost:$18
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111
Company: Going to Tahiti Productions         Official Web Site: www.goingtotahitiproductions.com