Genre: Comedy
Written by Susan Bernfield, Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Chrysalis Theatre Company (Adina Taubman, Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Susan Bernfield’s (Stretch (a fantasia); Artistic Director of New Georges) BARKING GIRL,November 8-December 2 at the 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). The production will be directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh (The Tenantwith Woodshed Collective; TEN with Partial Comfort Productions) and will feature Max Arnaud* (Dreams of Friendly Aliens at Abingdon Theatre) Tom O’Keefe* (A Hard Wall at High Speed with Astoria Performing Arts Center), Meg MacCary* (2006 OBIE Award for What Then with Clubbed Thumb), and Adina Taubman* (A Line in the Sand, Outstanding Production of a Solo Show at the 2007 Midtown International Theatre Festival; 2010 Untied Solo Festival). The creative team will include Sound Design by Jon Bernstein & Deepthi Welaratna, Set Design by Carolyn Mraz, Costume Design by Amy Pedigo-Otto, and Lighting Design by Gillian Wolpert. *Actor appears courtesy of the Actors’ Equity Association

Rae sees herself as independent, romantic, and unlike everyone else. So when the world thrusts a strange new identity on her, just because she’s had a baby, she fights it with every fiber of her being. Until adventure abruptly reappears into her life, leaving her to create a connection with her child, on her terms.

Susan Bernfield's play BARKING GIRL was developed at the 2003 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Chrysalis Theatre Company’s production will be the play’s World Premiere.

About the Company: Chrysalis Theatre Company

CHRYSALIS THEATRE COMPANY is a new company dedicated to the creative development of new work and old works that deserve a new perspective for a modern audience. We are an artistic community dedicated to creating vital, transformative theater that has use and meaning in our everyday lives. We all spend so much time engaged alone with a piece of technology that we have lost our connection with other human beings. Chrysalis views live theater as a way for us to reconnect with one another. 

Preview:   11/08/12
Open:   11/10/12
Close:   12/02/12

Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm with an additional performance on Monday, November 19 at 7:30pm. No performances November 21-25.
Theater:   East 4th Street Theatre
Address:   83 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
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Cost:$18; $15 students & seniors
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111
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