Angry Young Women In Low-rise Jeans to end its run on 20 Oct

KADM's Production of Angry Young Women In Low-rise Jeans With High-class Issues will end its open run at the Players Theatre on 20 Oct 2007.

Angry Young Women ..., written and directed by Matt Morillo, is a nervy comedy that has gone through two Off-off-Broadway runs and a four month Off-Broadway run (together totaling 106 performances).

It premiered at the Duo Theater on 19 Jan, where it ran through to 25 Feb 2006 and was revived by Theater for the New City, where it ran from 4 Jan - 24 Feb 2007. The current production opened at the Players Theatre on 12 July 2007.

"It's time to move on after nearly two years of various runs," said author/director Matt Morillo, who describes his next play, 'The Marriage Hearse,' as "a serious comedy about the irrelevance of the institution of marriage in modern society."

John Driscoll who is known to Daytime TV fans from CBS' 'The Guiding Light,' is made his NY theatrical debut on 13 Sep 2007, when he joins the cast of Angry Young Women In Low-rise Jeans With High-class Issues. Driscoll took over two roles in the comedy: Ronnie, a happy-go-lucky lover of career women, and Barry, a B-movie idol.

The musical also features Rachel Nau, Thomas J. Pilutik, Jennifer Missoni, Angelique Letizia, Nicholas J. Coleman and Jessica Durdoc.

Angry Young Women In Low-rise Jeans With High-class Issues: Parades a series women who bear the expectations of the world like an itchy muffler. They are frustrated with the perceptions men have of them and their own reactions to it. How, for example, do you resolve contradictions like dressing as a hooker and still being a feminist? So they go head to head with such issues as Electra complexes, bikini waxes, low rider jeans, their oversexed mothers, thongs, brazen teenagers, men's sexual fantasies, side effects of birth control drugs, mean teenagers on the subway, sympathy sex and the artistic integrity of penises and vaginas in independent films.

The design team comprises of Jana Mattioli (sets) and Amith A. Chandrashaker (lighting).

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