ON CAMPUS

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Written by Steve Sherman; directed by Marc Santa Maria

True Light Productions is pleased topresent the world premiere of award-winning playwright Steve Sherman’s ON CAMPUS, directed by Lincoln Center Theater Director’s Lab member Marc Santa Maria. ON CAMPUS will play a 3-week limited engagement at theLABA Theater at 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street between First and Second Avenues, NYC). Performances begin Thursday, March 10th through Saturday, March 26th.

 

Characters from ON CAMPUS were inspired by my service work for the non-profit organization ESPERANZA ("hope") which is located in Tijuana, Mexico– says playwright Steve ShermanI wrote it in the wake of many suicides at universities in New York.

 

Press are cordially invited Friday, March 11th at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 12th at 8:00 pm & Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 p.m.
(Unofficial press dates will be accommodated, upon request.)

 

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On Campusreflects the pressures put upon university students who try to establish various relationships despite social and cultural differences.  Meanwhile, a precarious affair between a student and professor throws all characters into a downward spiral, forcing everyone to help each other overcome the challenges of college life.

 

With Caitlin Gold, Jake Millgard*, Bobby Plasencia*, Sarah Saunders, Steve Sherman*, Ed Stelz and Chloe Tuttle.

 

Hana Kalinskiand Steve Sherman are the producers. Set design by Daniel Zimmermanand lighting design by Chad Lefebvre.

 

ON CAMPUS plays the following schedule through Saturday, March 26th:

 

Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8pm

Sundays at 2pm
Extra performance Monday, March 21st at 8pm

 

Tickets are $18 ($12 with valid student I.D.) and are now available online at www.Theatermania.com or by calling 212-352-3101. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the theatre’s Box Office, half-hour before the performance.

 

Running time: 1 hours and 45 minutes including one intermission

 

For more information visit www.oncampustheplay.com

 


*Appearing Courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.
Equity Showcase code pending.


About the Company: True Light Productions

 

Was founded in 2010 by Steve Sherman and Hana Kalinski to produce compelling works of theater and film with uplifting messages about relevant situations and relationships that enlighten us to the commonalities we share. On Campus is their first True Light Productions.

Preview:   03/10/11
Open:   03/11/11
Close:   03/26/11

Schedule:
Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 2pm
Extra performance Monday, March 21st at 8pm
Theater:   LABA Theater
Address:   344 East 14th Street
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Cost:Tickets are $18 ($12 with valid student I.D.)
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