Now – May 15: ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN by Eric Bentley. Produced by Phoenix Theatre Ensemble. Performance schedule: Saturday, May 14 at 2 PM; Sunday, May 15 at 3 PM. Tickets: $25
Eric Bentley’s riveting drama based on the infamous HUAC hearings in the 1950’s.
Now – May 22: MURROW by Joseph Vitale, directed by Jeremy Williams. With Joseph Menino. Produced by Phoenix Theatre Ensemble. Performance schedule: Wednesday – Sat at 8 PM; Sunday 22 at 3 PM; added performance on Tuesday, May 17 at 8 PM. Tickets: $25. Joseph Menino stars in the American premiere covering Murrow’s rise from the beginnings of Columbia Broadcasting Systems to onsite reports of the 1940’s bombing of London.
May 27 – July 9: SUMMERWORKS 2016: Tickets: $18; a Summerworks pass for all three productions is available for $45,Produced by Clubbed Thumb.
Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb’s annual festival of new plays returns to the wild project!
May 27 – June 6 at 8 PM (no show June 1): EVERY ANGEL IS BRUTAL by Julia Jarcho, directed by Knud Adams. With Jiehae Park, Susannah Perkins, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Jenny Seastone Stern, Pete Simpson and Amelia Workman. In this pitch-black comic thriller, three American coeds are recruited to serve their country undercover in Berlin, and have the time of their lives.
June 11 – June 21 at 8 PM (no show June 15): THE TOMB OF KING TOT by Eric Dufault. directed by Portia Krieger. With Brad Bellamy, Nick Choksi, Bianca Crudo, Carmen M. Herlihy and Annie McNamara.
An ambitious regionally-syndicated cartoonist gets good news (she’s a finalist for an award!) and bad news (her daughter did something very, very terrible).
June 27 – July 9 at 8 PM (no shows July 3 & 4): TUMACHO by Ethan Lipton, directed by Leigh Silverman. With Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Bill Buell, John Ellison Conlee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Gibson Frazier, Omar Metwally, Jeremy Shamos and Danny Wolohan.
Once again, the citizens of a frontier outpost are looking for someone to rescue them from the terrors of the local villain.
All performances are at the wild project (195 E. 3rd Street, between Avenues A & B). Tickets can be purchased from OvationTix on 212.352.3101 or online at http://www.thewildproject.com.
The Box Office opens one hour prior to curtain. The wild project is a theater, film, music, and visual arts venue that presents diverse, engaging, inspiring, and entertaining works to the vibrant and growing community of Alphabet City in New York’s East Village, while bringing together the artists and the environment in a unique way.