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 … Continue reading Meet Shara Ashley Zeiger & Roughly Speaking

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 … Continue reading Meet Ashley Jacobson & Elizabeth Sarkady and SEX

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

NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Schonte Hamilton & Queen Me

Name: Schonte Hamilton What is your current project? Queen Me is a show about the empowerment of women that overcome insurmountable odds Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? Queen Me will be debuting in the New York New Works Theatre Festival at the Elektra Theatre Sept 8, … Continue reading NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Schonte Hamilton & Queen Me

NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Mara Lee Gilbert & Protect the Children

Name: Mara Lee Gilbert What is your current project? I have written and am starring in a new one-act play! Protect the Children is a tense two-hander exploring how we use fantasy as a coping mechanism in a world that can be quite cruel: Kendra protects precious collateral for those who’ve made criminal deals they weren’t … Continue reading NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Mara Lee Gilbert & Protect the Children

NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Maggie Rose & Kiel & Abby

Name: Maggie Rose What is your current project? Kiel & Abby (follow up to last year's top 6 finalist Casey & Adam) Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? NYNW Theatre Festival - Festival of short plays - Returning for the second year What's next for you? Collaborating … Continue reading NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Maggie Rose & Kiel & Abby

NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet INDIGGO TWINS – Mihaela & Gabriela Modorcea

Name: INDIGGO TWINS - Mihaela & Gabriela Modorcea What is your current project? "Wicked Clone or how to deal with the evil" cinema musical based on the Barnes & Noble art best seller novel "Wicked Clone or how to deal with the evil" written by Mihaela Modorcea Where are you performing it and why is … Continue reading NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet INDIGGO TWINS – Mihaela & Gabriela Modorcea

NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Rori Nogee & Siren’s Den

Name: Rori Nogee What is your current project? Siren's Den. It is a new rock musical which centers on unrequited love, repeated cycles of destruction, and the healing powers of music. Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? The show is being featured in the New York New … Continue reading NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Rori Nogee & Siren’s Den

NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Robert Cooperman & Instaurito

Name: Robert Cooperman What is your current project? The New York New Works Theatre Festival Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? We premiere my play "Instaurito" at the NTNW Theatre Festival on 9/8. What's unique about my piece is that it takes place at a prestigious theatre … Continue reading NY New Works Theatre Festival: Meet Robert Cooperman & Instaurito