Genre: Drama
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A new adaptation by Tim Redmond, Directed by Joe Pikowski

Joyseekers Theatre brings Gorky’s classic Russian play, The Lower Depths, to contemporary American audiences in this brand new adaptation by Australian playwright Tim Redmond.  Set against the backdrop of 1930’s depression-era New York, Redmond draws startling parallels between pre-revolution Russia and a country quickly losing its grasp on the American Dream.  When a stranger arrives in the midst of a ragged bunch of outcasts, spinning tales of hope and redemption, his ‘beautiful lies’ soon begin to expose some dark and painful truths. 


Previews: March 23 & 24, 7pm

Sun 25 March - Sat 7 April, 2012

Tue-Sun 7pm, Sat 2pm & 7pm


The Connelly Theatre, 220 East 4th Street, (btw Aves A & B), New York NY 10009


Tickets $18 available at


Directed by Joe Pikowski, and featuring Set Design by Tim McMath, Lighting Design by Daisy Long, Costume Design by Annie Watkins, Properties by Ansley Fones, Fight Choreography by Dan Renkin, Assistant Direction by Paolo Solis and Stage Management by April Clark. 


Featuring an ensemble cast of 15 including Michael Broadhurst, Robert Eigen, Leah Gabriel, Evan Griffiths, Matthew Healy, Kender Jones*, Jeb Kreager*, Avé M. Lindon, Pete McElligott, Brett Molik, Thomas Raimondo, Jonathan Randell Silver*, Timothy C. Roselle*, Marie Roussel, and Jeanne Slater*. 

*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association. Equity Approved Showcase.


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Cast: Robert Eigen, Leah Gabriel, Matthew Healy, Kender Jones, Jeb Kreager, Ave M. Lindon, Pete Mcelligott, Brett Molik, Thomas Raimondo, Jonathan Randell Silver, Timothy C. Roselle, Marie C. Roussel, Jeanne Slater
Open:   03/23/12
Close:   04/07/12

Previews March 23 & 24 7pm
Runs March 25 - April 7, Tues - Sun 7pm, Sat 2pm & 7pm
Theater:   Connelly Theatre
Address:   220 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10009
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Cost:$18/$15 previews
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006
Company: Joyseekers Theatre         Official Web Site:

Michael Broadhurst (Ragnar Brovik) is very excited to be in his first show for Zephyer Rep. He is a recent graduate of Circle In The Square Theater School where he was Quentin in his final production of After The Fall. Recent credits include The Taming Of The Shrew, Cymbeline, Romeo and Juliet and Absurdities.  Michael would like to thank his family for their support, as well as Zephyer Rep and Wings Theatre for the opportunity.

Evan Griffiths The Mogul

is a Michigan native who studied theatre at Grand Valley State University. He then moved to New York where he continued to study theatre at Circle in the Square Theatre School. In New York he has appeared in such plays as The Cherry Orchard, After the Fall, 12th Night, Two Noble Kinsmen, Titus Andronicus, Run (part of 5 Variations of Hamlet), and Cabaret. Other favorite performances include: Ragtime, Rocky Horror Show, The Lady from the Sea, The 4th Wall, You Can Lead a Horse to Water, and Bard to Go: Kissing and Courting, which took 1st place at the Sapperlot International Youth Theatre Festival in Italy.