THE BELIEVERS

Genre: Reading
Robert Carroll

 

Alchemy Theatre Company of Manhattan (Robert Saxner, Producing Artistic Director) 2012 Reading Series continues with “The Believers” by Robert Carroll on Wednesday, August 8th at 7:00 pm. The Free reading will be Off Broadway at the DR 2 Theatre, 103 East 15th Street – off Union Square.  The exciting new play is directed by Stephen Logan Day.  The cast includes: Laura Bozzone, Brian J. Carter, Joe Danbusky, Jacob Fishel, Sawyer Mastrandrea, Ted McGuiness, Edward Prostak, and Jessica Levesque.  Casting is by Laura Stanczyk. Seats can be reserved atreading@alchemytheatre.org
 
“The Believers” begins the night before the New York City Democratic Primary. Chris Connor has spent two grueling years working to get Gene Johnson elected to the City Council. Chris now believes he has the one thing that can ensure victory. Can Chris make one last push with those around him to do whatever it takes to win? Can Chris turn them into believers?
 
The ALCHEMY THEATRE COMPANY OF MANHATTAN, INC. (Robert Saxner, Producing Artistic Director) a nonprofit, Off-Broadway organization, exists to foster the development of transformative stories by new and emerging voices around the world that need to be heard. Alchemy recently presented, in association with LAByrinth Theater Company, the acclaimed premiere production of Sweet Storm" by Scott Hudson. Alchemy has also presented the acclaimed New York premiere of the 30th anniversary production of Christopher Durang's "The Vietnamization of New Jersey (A American Tragedy)." New and emerging voices produced by Alchemy include Zayd Dohrn ("Haymarket," "Permanent Whole Life"), David Wright Crawford ("Harvest"), and Larry Pontius ("Umbrella"); many new stories/voices have also been developed through Alchemy's reading series. For its inaugural production, David Mamet granted them first official rights to the New York revival of his play, "Speed-the-Plow." Larry Kramer consulted with Alchemy on its next production of "The Normal Heart." Since it's inception, Alchemy has performed works by these playwrights and has produced six New York City premieres, and now this new work.
Open:   08/08/12
Close:   08/08/12

Schedule:
7pm
Theater:   DR2 Theatre
Address:   103 East 15th Street
New York, NY 10003
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Cost:free
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