Horse Trade Theater Groupis proud to present RadioTheatre and their original, live, audio-theatre adaptation by Dan Bianchi of MEET JOHN DOE, Frank Capra’s 1940 Oscar nominated classic, which starred Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. The story takes place in NYC at Christmas time during the Depression, when America’s economy is at an all-time low. In order to sell papers, a reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of wealthy businessmen who wish to create a third political party and take over the country. MEET JOHN DOE will be performedcomplete with a great cast of storytellers, an original orchestral score and a plethora of sound effects.
Now, in its 10th Season, Radiotheatre has performed over 60 shows in NYC and has been nominated for a 2010 Drama Desk Award, 13 New York Innovative Theatre Awards; Winner of 2 NYIT Awards; Nom. 5 times Best Performance Group.
About the Company: Horse Trade Theater Group
HORSE TRADE THEATER GROUP is a self-sustaining theater development group; with a focus on new work that has produced a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater. Horse Trade’s Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. It is also the home of FRIGID New York – the first and only festival of its kind in New York City. In 2011 Horse Trade received the New York Innovative Theatre Ellen Stewart Stewardship Award for demonstrating a significant contribution to the Off-Off-Broadway community through service, support and leadership.
Friday, December 13 at 8pm, Saturday, December 14 at 8pm, Sunday, December 15 at 3pm, Thursday, December 19 at 8pm, Friday, December 20 at 8pm, Saturday, December 21 at 8pm, Sunday, December 22 at 3pm, and Sunday, December 29 at 3pm.
Theater: The Kraine Theater
Address: 85 E. 4th Street
New York, nb p;NY
Cost:$18; $15 students
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