Genre: Drama, Other
Stephan Morrow

 “Does an underground mafia of Viet Nam vets really exist hoboing around on the rails and is it as large and powerful as it is portrayed by journalists - or is it a media creation drawing the heat for every murder on the rail from Arizona to California? And has the leader of this group become a changed man - and dedicated to his ninetee year old pregnant girlfriend? Or is he an unrepentant racist criminal bent on plotting to murder a rival over a deal that went sour. When he visits a black man -  is it to buy a dog or to kill him?   These are the things that come up in John Steppling’s dark and controversial play ‘Dogmouth’. The fact that he also deftly manages to place ruminations on death and dying, the brutality of existence and the survival of the fittest on the streets of Phoenix, not to mention  the breeding of dogs - in the middle of it -  is what makes this play dark and riveting, and as John Steppling often proclaims "Art is not your friend'....”  

Open:   08/21/11
Close:   09/01/11


Performances : Aug 21 - Sept 1, 2011.
Sunday Aug 21 @ 2PM
Wednesday Aug 24@ 9PM
Saturday Aug 27@5PM
Sunday Aug 28@ 5PM
Wednesday Aug 31 @ 9PM
Thursday Sept 1 @ 7PM
AEA approved Showcase
Theater:   Theater For The New City
Address:   155 First Avenue
New York, NY 10009
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Take the L train to 1st Avenue or the 6 train to Astor Place

Cost:Tickets - $12 Students/Seniors $10
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Dream Up Festival at 212-254-1109