JM Synge Festival at Quintessence Theatre Group
Sep
18
to Nov 3

JM Synge Festival at Quintessence Theatre Group

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J.M. Synge Festival

In celebration of one of Ireland’s finest writers, Quintessence Theatre will present the complete works of J.M. Synge in performance and recitation.

The Playboy of the Western World

A young man walks into a rural tavern and declares that he has murdered his abusive father in self-defense. He is beloved by the locals and heralded as a hero until the truth of his past is revealed. A riotous comedy, JM Synge’s timely tale looks at the power of personality over facts, challenges the wisdom of popular opinion, and asks us what separates criminality from heroism.

The Synge Triptych

Three of Synge’s celebrated short plays will be performed in one evening. An older husband pretends that he is dead in order to test his younger wife’s fidelity in a black comedy, “In the Shadow of the Glen.” In “The Tinker’s Wedding,” a gypsy woman tries to find respectability by convincing a local priest to marry her to her sweetheart, only to find that marriage can be an expensive and soul-compromising business. And in his finest tragedy, “Riders to the Sea,” Synge depicts a family’s hopeless and fatal struggle to make a living off the impersonal but relentlessly cruel sea.

Following each performance there will be a special “Pint and a Poem” gathering in which Synge’s poetry will be recited and Irish stout will be served, and on festival weekends the company will present readings of Synge’s other plays": “The Well of Saints"“ and the unfinished “Deirdre of the Sorrows.

Chris will appear as Shawn Keogh in Playboy and Bartley in Riders this fall!

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The Best Man at the Walnut Street Theatre
Mar
10
to Apr 26

The Best Man at the Walnut Street Theatre

Philadelphia. The 48 hours leading up to the presidential nomination. Two candidates and their advisors play an intense winner-take-all game of political cat and mouse. Promoting virtually identical policies, the two men’s personalities define their true differences: one is a wit and scholar with lofty principles; the other is young, ruthless—and the perfect TV-friendly candidate. The Best Man will have you hanging on every unpredictable twist, turn, play, and ploy, as secrets are revealed and allegiances are bought and sold. In this time when politics are fiercely debated, The Best Man should not be missed!

Chris will appear in the Rporter/Delegate gaggle this spring!

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Grey Gardens with Front Porch Theatricals
Aug
17
to Aug 26

Grey Gardens with Front Porch Theatricals

Chris will be the performing in the ensemble and as the male swing in Front Porch Theatricals' production of Grey Gardens this summer! 

Showtimes are:

  • Aug. 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25  @ 8 p.m.

  • August 19 & 26 @ 2p.m.

Again, that's two weekends of performances! We start rehearsing July 23rd, keep on the lookout for promo codes!

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Heathers: The Musical
May
13
to Jun 13

Heathers: The Musical

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Versailles 2015
Oct
9
to Nov 20

Versailles 2015

Set in an actual New York City apartment, Versailles 2015 invites audiences to a house party both familiar and disconcerting. Against a backdrop of global crisis, characters commit to the significant and insignificant minutiae of their lives, society, and culture, in a play which questions the responsibilities and obligations of the true ruling class. 

The play is set in a secret location in downtown Manhattan, 20 minutes from Union Square. Audience members will be emailed the location 24 hours before the performance.

Performances are at 7:00 & 9:00 pm on:

Oct. 9

Oct. 16

Oct. 30

Nov. 6

Nov. 13

Nov. 20

 

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Vanishing Point at the NYC Fringe Festival!
Aug
14
to Aug 26

Vanishing Point at the NYC Fringe Festival!

Vanishing Point is the debut production for dynamic writing and directing team Samsun Knight and Sophie Weisskoff asking us to grapple with what it is to love, what it means to suffer, and why we hurt those we love the most. A husband is cheating on his dying wife. After she returns from the hospital, the affair comes out into the open, and she promises him an easy separation if she can meet his lover. 

The play is about how we get stuck, how we move on, and what happens to those left behind.

PERFORMANCE DATES & TICKET LINKS:

Friday, August 14th, 7:45-8:45pm:                                                                http://www.eventbrite.com/e/vanishing-point-fringenyc-tickets-17727314876
Monday, August 17th, 5:15-6:15pm:                                                                              www.eventbrite.com/e/vanishing-point-fringenyc-tickets-17727330924
Thursday, August 20th, 7:15-8:15pm:                                                      http://www.eventbrite.com/e/vanishing-point-fring enyc-tickets-17727355999
Sunday, August 23rd, 3:45-4:45pm:                                                                          http://www.eventbrite.com/e/vanishing-point-fringenyc-tickets-17727377062
Wednesday, August 26th, 9:30pm - 10:30pm:                                                        http://eventbrite.com/e/vanishing-point-fringenyc-tickets-17727397122

at Teatro SEA at 107 Suffolk Street!

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This is Not a Theatre Company's Readymade Cabaret (Public Residency)
Feb
22
2:00 PM14:00

This is Not a Theatre Company's Readymade Cabaret (Public Residency)

With our only previous performance occurring at a dinner party for the wife of the Austrian Ambassador, we thought it time to take our show about luck, chance, fate, and randomness out into the world. Join us for this randomly ordered play as selected by you, the audience! Come see one of over six million versions of this brand new play. 

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