Hostelling International

Todays Date: 10/21/19
Last Update: 10/03/12 07:59:28 PM

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Take 1 train to 103rd. Walk one block east to Hostelling International.

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Bug  | Open: 10/13/12 Close: 11/03/12
Experience the first Off-Off Broadway production of the acclaimed plays since its New York premiere almost a decade ago.

Lovelorn waitress Agnes and Gulf War vet Peter develop a surprising relationship in a dilapidated Oklahoma City motel room. The budding couple must face her abusive ex-husband causes problems as well as the psychological and physical effects of an insect infestation. The play won numerous awards, including the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, for the 2004 production at Barrow Street Theatre.

Rising Sun Performance Company is producing the play as part of a site-specific, three-week production of eight plays as part of HOTEL SUITE. Bug will be performed in rep with Sam Shepard's Fool for Love and Room 128 an evening of six new short plays. All performances will take place in a real hotel room at Hostelling International.

Featuring: Michael Aguirre, Amanda Berry, Carl Fengler, Sarah Norris & John Z. Corazón

No Late Seating, No Intermission This production is intended for adult audiences Production contains graphic violence, gore, nudity and drug use Audience members under the age of 16 will not be permitted without a parent No Children under the age of 13 will be permitted


About the Company: Rising Sun Performance Company

Committed to the principle of ensemble performance through the collaboration of a company of actors, directors and playwrights, Rising Sun Performance Company's mission is to advance the vitality and diversity of American theater by nurturing artists, encouraging repeatable creative relationships, and contributing new works and revitalized pre-existing work to the national canon. Rising Sun Performance Company realizes this goal by providing a safe artistic home which stimulates risk-taking without limits of genre or agenda. Our seasons are unique because our work is not genre or message specific. The productions represent the ensemble, how it exists in the moment and the Rising Sun Performance Company selects work that speaks to those artistic voices in its current state of being.

Fool For Love  | Open: 10/12/12 Close: 11/03/12
Eddie tracks down his former flame, May, as she is staked out at a Mojave Desert motel. The push-pull of their attraction and uncommon past creates a volatile reunion.

Rising Sun Performance Company is producing the play as part of a site-specific, three-week production of eight plays as part of HOTEL SUITE. Fool for Love will be performed in rep with Sam Shepard's Bug and Room 128 an evening of six new short plays. All performances will take place in a real hotel room at Hostelling International.

Assistant Director: Andreas Hager
Featuring: Ryan Dusek, Larry Gutman, Christina Mullikin & Jonathan Ziese


About the Company: Rising Sun Performance Company

Committed to the principle of ensemble performance through the collaboration of a company of actors, directors and playwrights, Rising Sun Performance Company's mission is to advance the vitality and diversity of American theater by nurturing artists, encouraging repeatable creative relationships, and contributing new works and revitalized pre-existing work to the national canon. Rising Sun Performance Company realizes this goal by providing a safe artistic home which stimulates risk-taking without limits of genre or agenda. Our seasons are unique because our work is not genre or message specific. The productions represent the ensemble, how it exists in the moment and the Rising Sun Performance Company selects work that speaks to those artistic voices in its current state of being.