New Play Festival: 4PLAYs
Nothing Without a Company Kicks off 2017-18 Season
with New Play Festival: 4PLAYs, on July 8th, 2017
CHICAGO, June 8, 2017 - Chicago non-profit theatre company Nothing Without a Company is kicking off its 2017-18 season with New Play Festival: 4PLAYs, on Saturday, July 8th, 2017, at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. Shows begin at 7:30pm. VIP admission starts at 6pm, and general admission at 7pm. Tickets go on sale at NothingWithoutaCompany.org on Thursday, June 8th, 2017.
What do squids, bar brawls, clone-a-dicks, and a 2,000 year old drag queen all have in common? They are all part of Nothing Without a Company's New Play Festival: 4PLAYs, a showcase of new one-acts by local writers. Presented for one night only at Mary's Attic, all of the one-acts are set in bars. Staying true to its mission of site-specific theatre, Nothing Without a Company invites everyone to come party with the characters and immerse themselves in four unique worlds.
The four plays included in the festival are:
LOVE AND CEPHALOPODS, by Alexander Perry
Directed by *Edgar Miguel Sanchez
Cast featuring Taylor Raye, Shalyn Welch, and Brandon Boler
REBECCA AND ROBBIE DO NOTHING AT A BAR, by *Tate A. Geborkoff
Directed by *Derek Rienzi Van Tassel
Cast featuring Dominick Alesia, Sydney Genco, and *Whitney Masters
SHOTGUN PREEMIE, by Literary Manager Kevin Sparrow
Directed by *Rachel Staelens
Cast featuring Jimmy Jagos, Monet Felton, *Josh Sumner
ACCIDENTS, by Leah Bognanni
Directed By Co-Artistic Director Anna Rose Ii-Epstein
Cast featuring Wanda Jin, Joseph Giovannetti, Joette Waters
The production team comprises Paul Sunao Hovey as Stage Manager, Sarah Collonge as Lighting Designer, *Marissa Rutledge as Prop Manager, and *Will Bennett as Fight Choreographer.
VIP Tickets are $50, and include early admission into the festival, VIP seating, 1 VIP raffle ticket, and 1 complimentary drink ticket. General Admission is standing room only and sells at $25. The Festival also includes a silent auction and a raffle.