Featured in the cast: BONNE KRAMER, LANCE OLDS, BARRY PHILLIPS and BILL TATUM as Mark Twain.
roller coaster that is family.
Starring Nicole Golden
He's Having a Baby is about the trials and tribulations of young couple's attempt to start a family. Through fun-loving and thought-provoking dramedy, the audience experiences the male point-of-view of the problems, anxieties, and stress of a process they expected to be easy and was supposed to be fun.
This autobiographical journey begins when the young man is six years old and follows him on the many chapters of his quest. The innocence, the attempts, attempts, and more attempts, the worries, what the sperm must be thinking, pregnancy, miscarriage, incompetent doctors, pregnancy again, what the fetus must be thinking, three months of bed rest, emergency c-section and finally elation.
The production features scenic and lighting design by Evan O'Brient. Kevin Swanlund is the sound operator and Jillian Zeman is the stage manager.
ANDREW KAPLAN (Playwright/Performer) has appeared in musical theatre (Pippin in Pippin, Dan in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Motel in Fiddler on the Roof), Off-Broadway dramas (David in Dry Rain), movies (Restless), TV ("Wings" and "Family Matters") and voice-overs (Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers, No Moon - No Milk, Cuddly Dudley). His writing credits include the TV movie With Friends Like Theseâ€¦ purchased by Fox, original screenplays and teleplays.
COSMIN CHIVU (Director) has worked as a stage Director and actor in Romania, Austria, England, Germany, and America, and has received multiple awards for his work. Until 1999 he acted and directed for theatres in Europe (including the National Theatre of Bucharest, French Institute, Brouhaha Festival- UK, Mistelbach Festival- Austria). In America he directed over 30 plays in New York City, New Jersey and Massachusetts. He has an MFA in Directing from the Actors Studio Drama School. In 2004 he was granted with a lifetime membership of the Actors Studio in NYC and a membership of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. He is the founder of InterArt Theatre Group. In July 2007 Chivu completed a fellowship with Jack O'Brien at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. Cosmin Chivu currently teaches theatre courses and workshops at Pace University, New York. In recent years he was a Guest lecturer for Tisch School of the Arts (NYU), Actors Studio Drama School, and Ramapo College (NJ).
The cast features: Brian Shaer, Rich Renner, Johanna Bon, Shaka Malik, Jorge Luis Casanova-Alvarez, Izzy Ruiz, and Jessica Pagan. The play is directed by Jaime Robert Carrillo, and written by Michael Scott-Price. The show includes Bill Pierce as set designer, Chris Manning as light designer, Kit Stolen as Costume Designer, and the sound design by Matt O'Hare.
PACT (Playwrights/Actors Contemporary Theater) is a non-profit theater company dedicated to discovering contemporary playwrights and creating new plays that will enlighten and entertain audiences; to develop plays – from readings to full productions – in collaboration with some of the finest actors, directors and emerging theater professionals in New York, all from diverse backgrounds - multi-ethnic, multi-national, multi-talented; to tell stories, whether exciting dramas or belly-laughing comedies, that connect the characters on stage with each audience member; to challenge audience members to reflect on our common humanity for the betterment of the communities in which we live.
In THE CATERERS playwright Jonathan Leaf re-imagines these events in the present day, telling the story of two caterers who become trapped in a screening room the night of the film's premiere. Cornered by an Islamic radical, whose mission is to steal the blasphemous film, the couple, held hostage along with the film's screenwriter, try to hold onto their lives and convince their captor that the film is not what it would seem. For a tense 80 minutes, the cat and mouse game ensues, as each of the four struggle to protect their art, their religion and their lives.
Shadow Productions and Liquid Productions present The Chosen Wife, one of two finalists for the prestigious 2005 Stanley Drama Award. This comedic drama explores how even a happy couple can be divided by a common religion.