REALISTS

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Written by Jelena Kajgo, Directed by Ian Morgan

Serbian playwright Jelena Kajgo (Director, Bitef Festival and Theatre) presents a super-charged, hyper-real world where five people – a psychiatrist locked in a love triangle with two of his patients, and another super successful couple -- struggle with modernity, money and power in a newly fashioned capitalist culture.  Whether it’s romance or a job, everything is up for grabs and usually goes to the highest bidder. Realists skewers American-style capitalism and its encroachment on Serbian daily life amidst the global financial crisis. The characters in Realists feel the sting of a changing worldwide economy, and the uncertainty of a society losing its traditional footing.


This world premiere production of Realists will feature two of Serbia's most popular actors -- Uliks Fehmiu and Jelena Stupljanin -- alongside some of America's best talent -- Kevin Hogan (Impossible Marriage with Holly Hunter), Sean Meehan (Mourning Becomes Electra, The New Group) and Samantha Soule (Dinner at Eight, Lincoln Center).

Producer: Lanie Zipoy
Scenic Design: Stephen Dobay
Costume Design: Marija Plavsic Kostic
Lighting Design: Driscoll Otto
Sound Design: Janie Bullard
Assistant Director: James Patrick Gittins

Preview:   05/11/13
Open:   05/12/13
Close:   05/25/13

Schedule:
Tuesday - Friday at 8:30 pm
Saturday at 4:00 pm & 8:30 pm
Sunday at 4:00 pm
Theater:   Here Arts Center
Address:   145 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
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Closest subway: C,E to Spring Street; south to theatre

Cost:$18
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111
Company: jil productions         Official Web Site: www.realistsplay.com