Meet Shara Ashley Zeiger & Roughly Speaking

Name:  Shara Ashley Zeiger What is your current project? “Roughly Speaking” A new play based on over 200 interviews with the NYC Homeless! See a world we often walk by through the eyes of Lightning.Bolt, a rapper bound only by his wheelchair on a not so typical day at the soup kitchen. An existential struggle…

Meet Ashley Jacobson & Elizabeth Sarkady and SEX

Name: Ashley Jacobson (Artistic Director) and Elizabeth Sarkady (Executive Director) What is your current project? A staged reading of SEX by Mae West. It was her first Broadway play and the one for which she was incarcerated for 10-days for lewdness and “corrupting the youth.” The play is the story of a prostitute from Montreal…

Meet Emily Owens

Name: Emily Owens What is your current project? I run Emily Owens PR, a media relations agency specializing in new work off and off off Broadway. I work with The Kilroys, New Georges, Mac Rogers and Gideon Productions, and FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade, among others. Where are you performing it and why is…

Meet Dennis Gleason and Joanne de Simone & The Convent of St Clare

Name: Dennis Gleason and Joanne de Simone What is your current project? The Convent of St Clare. Abortion, lesbians, a holier than thou mother superior, a  priest and a determined fiancee all make this story not your grandmother’s Catholic Church. “The Convent Of St Clare” a new dramedy debuts in the Thespis Festival at Hudson Guild…