19 Jul Conservatory Performance Spring 2016 Directed by Matthew A.J. Gregory

Spring 2016 Conservatory Performance

Directed by Matthew A.J. Gregory

 

Presenting selections from

 

DEN OF THIEVES by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Performed By: Weronika Helena Wozniak, Edwa rd Heinemann, Andrea Sofia Pimentel, Elliot Wygoda
After a botched robbery, a ragtag group of would-be-criminals are tied to chairs and must decide who dies.

 

9 PARTS OF DESIRE by Heather Raffo
Performed By: Isra Elsalihie
A young Iraqi woman, who miraculously survived a violent tragedy, speaks to an American journalist about her experience.

 

9 CIRCLES by Bill Cain
Performed By: Stephen McFarlane and Harley Cabrera
An Iraq war veteran, arrested for driving while intoxicated, finds himself facing the unthinkable.

 

THE DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY by David West Read
Performed By: Edwa rd Heinemann and Andrea Sofia Pimentel
The death of young Dane Bentley has shaken a suburban high school. Dane’s best friend and sister struggle to come to terms with their loss and the new reality they find themselves in.

 

BURNING THE OLD MAN by Kelly McAllister
Performed By: Jason LaPenta and Elliot Wygoda
Two brothers journey west to the Burning Man Festival as they seek to fulfill their father’s last wish.

 

THE TARANTINO VARIATION by Seth Kramer
Performed By: Isra Elsahilie, Jamila Juman and Kamilla Khoruzhenkova
Mr. Mauve, Mr. Fuschia and Mr. Puce engage in Tarantino-esque stand-off.

 

GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES by Rajiv Joseph
Performed By: Weronika Helena Wozniak and Elliot Wygoda
After the death of her father, Kayleen is reunited with an old flame.

 

FAT MEN IN SKIRTS by Nicky Silver
Performed By: Jamila Juman
A mentally ill young woman tries to convince everyone that her delusions of grandeur are real.

 

SORROWS OF STEPHEN by Peter Parnell
Performed By: Jason LaPenta and Harley Cabrera
In the wake of a devastating break-up, Stephen seeks love in random onenight stands.

 

WHERE’S MY MONEY? By John Patrick Shanley
Performed By: Jamila Juman and Kamilla Khoruzhenkova
Celeste and Natalie are reunited after several years.

 

CHECK, PLEASE by Jonathan Rand
Performed By: Isra Elsahilie and Jason LaPenta
A blind date goes in unexpected directions.

 

HUNGER by Peter Langman
Performed By: Kamilla Khoruzhenkova
A young woman struggling with an eating disorder shares her long-held secrets.

 

A BLACK THANG by Ato Essandoh
Performed By: Harley Cabrera and Stephen McFarlane
Snuggling on the couch and having a chill night in, Jerome and Mattie get to know each other very well.