Bouffon Glass Menajoree at the Green Room at 45 Bleecker Street

Ten Directions with Calvin Wynter presents Bouffon Glass Menajoree, winner of the 2007 NY Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Play, at the Green Room at 45 Bleecker Street from 29 Apr - 27 May 2008.

Written in collaboration with the cast Lynn Berg, Audrey Crabtree, Aimee Leigh German and director Eric Davis, Bouffon Glass Menajoree is a dark comedic parody of the Tennessee Williams' masterpiece, performed in the style of bouffon. Employing this time-honored tradition of undermining the establishment through verbal and physical satire.

Bouffon Glass Menajoree is a satire not only of traditional American theatre, but of American society, the family unit, and the audience themselves. The production involves direct interaction with the audience: one lucky member will even play the role of the gentleman caller every night, determining how the show ends.

Bouffon Glass Menajoree was nominated for four 2007 Innovative Theatre Awards: Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Short Script, Outstanding Direction, and took home the prize for Outstanding Overall Production.

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