Cast Member Profile: ADIA TUCKER

Adia Tucker  |  Actress

Adia Tucker was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts but is now happy to call New York her home. She has performed in various productions throughout this city including Far Away (New York Theatre Workshop), The Exonerated (NYU Rep), The Bald Soprano (Eyeblink Productions) and an all-female staged reading of Othello (Take Wing and Soar Productions). Adia has also appeared in several stage productions with both The Queens Players and Milk Can Theatre Company. Additionally she has acted in several short and feature length independent films. ...Continued

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Schedule of Upcoming Productions

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Production History

8 Women: A Karaoke Murder Mystery  | Open: 08/12/08 Close: 01/04/09 - Professor's Loft
Based on the screenplay by Francois Ozon, adapted from the play by Robert Thomas

Translated by Sarah Levine

Further adapted by Leigh Hile and Sarah Levine

Directed by Leigh Hile

8 Women gather for the holidays at their home in the French countryside, and are shocked to discover that the master of the house has been murdered. What's more, the telephone wires have been cut, the car has been thrown out of gear, and the gate has been blocked.The 8 are trapped inside, and without a doubt, the killer is among them!

Leigh Hile directs this stage adaptation of Francois Ozon's popular
film, filled with shocking twists, hilarious turns, and of course, lots of your favorite pop music!

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The House of Yes  | Open: 10/03/07 Close: 10/21/07 - Payan Theatre
Marty arrives home for Thanksgiving with his fiancee, Lesly. What should be just another holiday homecoming becomes a perfect storm of family secrets and long-standing deceptions. Samsara Theatre Company opens its "Season of Sin" with this darkly comic play.
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Wwss5 - Phare Play's 21 Hour Play Festival  | Open: 03/28/09 Close: 03/28/09 - Beckmann Theater
Phare Play is back with its biannual short play festival.  21 hours to put together seven one acts for your viewing pleasure.  Here's how those 21 hours break down:

SEVEN CAFFEINATED WRITERS:
Bill Bria, Emily Ehlinger, Duncan Pflaster, Zach Rothman-Hicks, Oliver Thrun, Michael Weems and Spencer Wolf

Friday, March 27th: They meet at the Beckmann theatre in midtown at 10PM to get their themes, script guidelines and the headshots/resumes for the actors they have to write a play for. They go stock up on coffee/Red Bull and write all night and come back at 10 AM on Saturday morning with six copies of their completed scripts ready to go. There they meet up with -

SEVEN IMMENSELY CREATIVE DIRECTORS:
Kelly Barrett, Chris Bell, Nina Capone, Paul Falcetta, Randa Karambelas, Brooklyn Scalzo and Andy Travis

Who also show up at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 28th at the Beckmann theatre. They are then handed a script and given about 30 - 45 minutes to caucus with their writer. Then about 11:00AM, the writers go home to sleep and the directors meet up with their -

THIRTY BRAVE AND ENERGIZED ACTORS:
Donella Alanwick, Melisa Breiner-Sanders, Micah Chartrand, Catherine Corbett, Chris Cramer, Emily Evans, Erin Fehr, Alec Head, Graeme Humphrey, Ben Klier, Jeff Kroh, Andrew Lazaroff, Derrick Marshall, Elizabeth May, Michael McKeogh, Lauren Meley, Kate O'Phalen, Blaine Pennington, Annie Pesch, Cara Picone, Gillian Riley, Eddie Rodriguez, Alicia St. Louis, Dani Suder, Alexia Terrell, Adia Tucker, Steve Unwin, Jere Williams and Danny Wiseman

Who then go out into the city with their directors and casts to rehearse for a good five hours or so. Just enough time for the actors to be fully blocked and off book.

Then there are two shows - one at 7PM and one at 9:30PM that very evening. There is also an audience vote for fun awards like Hottest Cast and Best Use of Prop. Come be a part of the fun!

 

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