Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

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A PLAY ON WORDS By Albert Repicci

A PLAY ON WORDS By Albert Repicci

A young male playwright recognizes the drab appearing woman at a bar as being the theatre critic who reviewed his play and timidly approaches her and asks her opinion of his work.  When she dressed him down, he dressed her up.
 
Thursday, July 13th at 9pm
Sunday, July 16th at 3pm
Saturday, July 22nd at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
 
A PLAY ON WORDS will perform with the following plays on these days:
 
Thursday, July 13th at 9pm
 
   
 
Sunday, July 16th at 3pm
 
   
 
Saturday, July 22nd at 7pm
 
     
 
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
 
   
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 

Thursday, July 13th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Thursday, July 13th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 16th at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 16th at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Saturday, July 22nd at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 22nd at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

THE UNSPOKEN 200 By Ehinomen Okojie

THE UNSPOKEN 200 By Ehinomen Okojie 
Featuring: Ehinomen Okojie and Devin Kessler

The world mourned for a few days, but these women will mourn for eternity.
 
Friday, July 14th at 7pm
Sunday, July 16th at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
THE UNSPOKEN 200 will perform with the following plays on these days:
 
Friday, July 14th at 7pm
 
   
 
Sunday, July 16th at 7pm
 
   
 
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
 
   
 
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
   
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Ehinomen Okojie (Playwright/THE UNSPOKEN 200) Born in Detroit, Michigan raised in Lagos, Nigeria to Nigerian Parents. Ehinomen Okojie is a rising junior in the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he is studying Acting. He’s studied with various acting institutions such as The Neighborhood Playhouse and Atlantic Acting School and is proud to have his worked premiered at the Strawberry One Act Festival.  

Friday, July 14th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Friday, July 14th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 16th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 16th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

SICK AND TIRED By Diane L. Parker

SICK AND TIRED By Diane L. Parker

Dramatic portrayal of Voting Rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 5pm
Monday, July 17th at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
Monday, July 24th at 7pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Diane L. Parker (Playwright/SICK AND TIRED), a resident of New Jersey and a native of St. Louis, Mo., is thrilled to have a New York premiere of her original play in the Strawberry One Act Festival.  By day, Diane works as the Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity for an international media company based in Manhattan.  By night, weekends and every spare moment, she is an actor, singer and director. 
Diane has toured with several national theater companies and has been featured in numerous productions in Missouri, New Jersey and New York such as Fences, Ragtime, Big River, A Piece of My Heart, Shrek the Musical, Hairspray and Godspell.  Diane is a recipient of the 2015 New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT) prestigious Perry Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Mrs. Muller in the dramatic play, Doubt.  She has appeared in several independent films and most recently in the Oscar nominated film, Fences.  Earlier this year, Diane directed Katori Hall’s play, The Mountaintop, at Villagers Theatre in New Jersey.  She is a member of the Studio Luna Acting Company and, next month, she will direct a one act play in Luna Stage One Act Play Festival.
 
Diane holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with a minor in Theater and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Lindenwood University in Missouri.  She is also a certified public speaker.  In 2012, Diane competed against 30,000 contestants to become one of nine finalists and, the only female finalist, in the World Championship of Public Speaking through Toastmasters International.
Diane enjoys spending time with the president of her fan club - her mom, supporting friends in local theater, baking homemade desserts and being number one on her leader board in Bejeweled Blitz.

Saturday, July 15th at 5:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 15th at 5:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Monday, July 17th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Monday, July 17th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Monday, July 24th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Monday, July 24th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

REVEREND MOTHER'S FINAL CONFESSION By Lucy Blood

REVEREND MOTHER’S FINAL CONFESSION By Lucy Blood

Reverend Mother shares a trinity of secrets at her retirement party as the Principal of Immaculate Conception Elementary School.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 5pm
Saturday, July 22nd at 3pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Lucy Blood (Playwright/ Reverend Mother’s Final Confession)Plays include: full-length A Forever Family and Channeling Gene; her one-act plays Reverend Mother’s Final Confession, Going Up?, and Biblically Speaking; 10-minute plays Terminal Gate, United Therapy, and The DAMN Meeting.  Her work has been produced at the Provincetown Theater, The Actor’s Studio in Newburyport, MA, plus festivals at the Theatre at St. Clement’s and the Davenport Theatre in New York City.  Going Up? was nominated as Best Play at the 2014 Strawberry One-Act Theatre Festival in NYC.  She is a member of ASCAP and The Dramatist Guild.  Lucy earned Masters in Divinity and Education, is a teacher and ordained minister.

Saturday, July 15th at 5:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 15th at 5:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Saturday, July 22nd at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 22nd at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

CHEESECAKE! By Nadia Asencio

CHEESECAKE! By Nadia Asencio
Featuring: Malinda Logan, Amilcar Javier, Rick Calvo & Alaska Caleo
Dining hell ensues as two best friends struggle with the elephant in the room.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 7pm
Thursday, July 20th at 7pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
Wednesday, July 26th at 9pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
 


 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:

Nadia Asencio is a first-generation Cuban-American actor, author ("Politiquette: The People's Guide to Political Discourse in the New Millennium"), and playwright ("Fish Feathers," "CHEESECAKE!") residing in NYC. A freelance writer and prior Military Intelligence Analyst for the Army National Guard with a BA in International Relations and Economics from Florida International University, her essays on foreign relations, domestic policy, and socio-political commentary have been featured on Daily Kos, HubPages, Medium.com, and Intersections.org. â€‹Her passion for theatre, film, and the written word springs from her firm belief that the free and fearless exchange of ideas and perspectives is paramount to a progressive and just society, and nowhere is that more prevalent than in the performing arts. She is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), and The Players Club, NYC.

Saturday, July 15th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 15th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Thursday, July 20th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Thursday, July 20th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

THE PRIVATE ROOM By Daniel Haughey

THE PRIVATE ROOM By Daniel Haughey
Is an exciting new drama about the demands schools can place on teachers and students in the harshest times.  Set on a Midwestern small college campus, this short one-act play will take you through the relationships of three desperate people trapped in a storm of passions.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 7pm
Monday, July 17th at 9pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
Monday, July 24th at 9pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Daniel Ferguson Haughey (Hoy), (Playwright, THE PRIVATE ROOM), Teaching-Artist, Member, Illinois Education Association and Illinois Theatre Association (ITA).  Credentialed in Speech and Theatre Arts.
 
Daniel has a BA in Theatre Arts and a minor in English from Eastern Kentucky University, and an MFA in Theatre from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, with an emphasis in playwriting and play production.  He also attended the Florida State University-Asolo Conservatory for Professional Actor Training.  Dan is an Actor, Singer, Director, Playwright and Educator. He has taught for 29 years, thirteen of those at Black Hawk College (BHC) in Moline, Illinois, where he headed the theatre program, served as Cultural Events Chair, and instructed speech and theatre arts classes.  Also he served two years on the BHC Faculty Senate and in 2010 culminated his full-time tenure at BHC with the distinction of Professor Emeritus.  He has six years’ experience as a professional on stage, in TV, and film and is a former member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and currently the Screen Actors’ Guild (SAG).  In addition to his performance resume that features a long list of the more conventional plays and musicals, Dan has toured his one-person show on Ulysses S. Grant, MR. U. S. GRANT, to schools, museums, national parks and service clubs in nine different states since 1981, including the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis.  He also tours in his new one-person show, RangerManDan!, about the wacky things people try to do to the environment.  Additionally, he is a guitarist and singer in his shows GAELIC SONGS and CIVIL WAR MELODIES.  Dan has served as a board member for regional Arts councils, state theatre associations in Tennessee and New Mexico, and on the Illinois Theatre Association Board for over five years, primarily as a University/College Co-Chair.  In 2004 he served as ITA Convention Chair, and in 2005-07 represented ITA as a member of the Illinois Arts Alliance/Foundation, Arts Education Committee, while serving as a past ITA President. He has served as a member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.  In 2013-14, he was commissioned as a “Road Scholar” by the Illinois Humanities Council for his Avant Guarde one-person show entitled, EA POE: Edgar Alan Poe’s Imagination!, and returns as an IHC “Road Scholar” in 2017-18 for his show MR. U. S. GRANT. Among the plays he has written are a full-length, YANKEE GENTLEMAN, and one-acts THE DELIVERANCE OF BETSEY REED, LABOR DAY, RUN WITH ME, and a one-act musical about love and growing up in the 50’s, THE BEST MAN OF FLAGPORT, co-authored with Coleman Harris and Traci Davis.  Mr. Haughey has also taught children’s theatre classes and high school theatre. He is a member of the Illinois Education Association and the National Education Association.  Dan performs through and runs his own teaching-artist business, “danact3”.  He is a native of Ohio, where he met his lovely wife Deb Hess-Haughey.  They have three children, Emily, Bob, and Joe now enjoying their own careers.

Saturday, July 15th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 15th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Monday, July 17th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Monday, July 17th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Monday, July 24th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

KETCHUP OR MUSTARD By Lior Almagor

KETCHUP OR MUSTARD By Lior Almagor 
Two women are waiting for a life-altering decision. What begins as a random encounter between strangers turns into a brave friendship that would change the way they perceive the world, each other, and themselves.
 
Saturday, July 15th at 7pm
Sunday, July 16th at 9pm
Tuesday, July 18th at 9pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 3pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
Lior Almagor (Ketchup Or Mustard/Playwright) was born and raised in Israel, and currently, resides in Chicago.  He studied Theatre Arts, Directing and Teaching Drama at Kibbutzim College, Tel Aviv in Israel.  He worked at Habima National Theatre of Israel as a Production Manager, Stage Manager and Assistant Director.  He wrote and directed three plays that were performed in Israel.

Saturday, July 15th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 15th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 16th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 16th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Tuesday, July 18th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Tuesday, July 18th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

A NIGHT AT STONEWALL By Anthony Fusco

A NIGHT AT STONEWALL By Anthony Fusco (For Mature Audiences)

This short, powerful story takes place at the legendary Stonewall Inn where three friends come to celebrate a weekend getaway. Corey, the birthday boy, meets a new friend who wants to make his night a special one to remember. As Corey loses all inhibitions with his new prospect, conflict arises inside the men's room as Corey's birthday gift to himself backfires. A play about trust, awareness, and living in a society of phone app hook-ups. Contains some nudity. Featuring: Nick Castellano, Jason Michael Dick, Matthew Dwight Lincoln, Justin Younts.
 
 
Wednesday, July 19th at 7pm
Thursday, July 20th at 9pm
Sunday, July 23rd at 5pm
Wednesday, July 26th at 9pm
 
Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street, NYC
Between 9th & 10th Avenue
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
Anthony Fusco (Playwright, Director) is very excited to have his playA Night At Stonewall presented as part of the Summer SOAF 2017. Last summer his play Psychic Café was part of the SOAF 2016 competition. He has had plays compete in the New York Theater festival at the Hudson Guild.  His one act psychological thriller titled Fixation, was nominated as one of the best four plays at the SOAF winter 2015 festival. He has been writing plays since 2006. He won the best director award for his one act drama Rush Hour Madness in the SOAF winter 2013. His other credits include: Crossing Verrazano, Confessions of a Bad Boy, Sole Mates, The Handbag Click Clack Girls, STR8 Men Are Bitches Too. 

Wednesday, July 19th at 7:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Wednesday, July 19th at 7:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Wednesday, July 26th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 3pm

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 3pm
  • CHEESECAKE by Nadia Asencio
  • A PLAY ON WORDS by Albert Repicci
  • KETCHUP OR MUSTARD by Lior Aimagor
  • REVEREND MOTHER’S FINAL CONFESSION by Lucy Blood

     

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 5pm

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 5pm
  • THE UNSPOKEN 200 by Ehinomen Okojie
  • THE PRIVATE ROOM by Dan Haughey
  • SICK AND TIRED by Diane L. Parker
  • A NIGHT AT STONEWALL by Anthony Fusco

     

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00 PMPrice: $30.00

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