The New York Times announces the marriage of wealthy philanthropist, Sheldon Cooper, in a lavish ceremony attended by New York’s Who’s Who, to Jennifer Darling, a celebrated Park Avenue psychologist from the finest of schools. There is only one problem…
Jennifer isn’t any of those things.
Master story tellers, Jane Beale and Ronnie Cohen (the writers behind the film, Dogs Lie), spin a morality tale laced with topical humor about how, through a correction printed in The New York Times, it is discovered that Dr. Darling is a fraud, aiming to ensure her future by altering her past and playing on the emotions of shattered people all around her – including her husband. Now facing prison and humiliation, we see that the only differencebetween Jennifer and those around her is that she gets caught.
The production, directed by Renee Rodriguez, is inspired by actual events, Correction is a reflection of our times – how history and the truth can be rewritten to suit our needs. The cast features Elizabeth Belonzi as the doctor in question – or the questionable doctor – and William McAndrews as her husband – for a short while anyway. Featured in the cast are Rivka Borek, Rebecca Smith, and Jasmine Webb.
The Midtown International Theatre Festival’s 2012 Season runs from July 16 – August 5, 2012 at the June Havoc Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor and the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor, NYC. Correction tickets are $17 and available at www.midtownfestival.org or by phone at 866-811-4111.
WHO: Midtown International Theater Festival presents
WHAT: the world premiere of Correction
WHERE: Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor, New York City
WHEN: Monday, July 30 at 7:30 pm • Wednesday, August 1 at 7:30 pm • Friday, August 3 at 6 p.m.
WHY: Because it can happen to you!
HOW MUCH: $17 www.midtownfestival.org or call 1-866-811-4111.
Ronnie Cohen and Jane Beale’s play, Dogs Lie, was turned into a successful motion picture garnering great acclaim:
WINNER Honorable Mention at the Los Angeles Movie Awards
WINNER Best Film USA at ITN Distribution Film and New Media Festival, NYC
WINNER Audience Award Feature Film ITN Distribution Film Festival NYC
OFFICIAL SELECTION LA Femme International Film Festival Los Angeles
OFFICIAL SELECTION Filmi South Asian Film Festival "Showcase Feature" Toronto
OFFICIAL SELECTION Big Apple Film Festival . Tribeca Cinemas. NYC
OFFICIAL SELECTION ITN Distribution Film and New Media Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION Los Angeles Movie Awards, May 2011.
About the Company: Midtown International Theatre Festival
The Midtown International Theatre Festival, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the diversity of theatre. The MITF welcomes theatrical storytelling across a broad spectrum of genres, forms, identities, cultures, and appetites. The MITF seeks to nurture these new ideas, perspectives, and stories on its stages, with an eye set on guiding these productions toward future success and longevity. The festival, traditionally held in summer, represents a fantastic, often paradoxical, adventurous and intriguing cross-section of the forefront of the theatre world. The MITF proudly hosts production companies from across the country and around the globe, uniting talent in one of the biggest theatre capitals in the world.
Mr. Chatterton created the MITF, a Midtown alternative to other theatre festivals, in 2000 as a way to present the finest off-off Broadway talent in convenience, comfort, and safety. In 2008, the Festival added two 99-seat theatres and inaugurated the Commercial Division for upwardly mobile shows with commercial ambitions. The MITF's artistic emphasis is on the script itself and therefore the Festival requests minimal production values.
Monday, July 30 at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, August 1 at 7:30 pm
Friday, August 3 at 6 p.m.
Theater: Abingdon Theater, Dorothy Strelsin Thr
Address: 312 West 36th Street, First Floor
New York, NY 10018
Buy Tickets Online or Call: at 1.866.811.4111