Brits Off-Broadway: 2013 season announced

Brits Off-Broadway: 2013 season announced 59e59 Theatres announce the 2013 lineup for their 9th season of the Brits off-Broadway festival. The 2013 Brits Off-Broadway presents: Good With People Genre: Drama Playwright: David Harrower Director: George Perrin Producers: Traverse Theatre Company and Datum Point in association with Paines Plough Cast: Blythe Duff and Andrew Scott-Ramsay Synopsis: This haunting two-hander traces the path of personal and political destruction in Helensburgh, Scotland. Evan returns to Helensburgh, home to Britain's nuclear defense program and once a thriving holiday resort. And place he's been trying to avoid. Haunted by his past and afraid of his future, he finds Helen working at the Seaview Hotel. Linked by a single event from their past, will their meeting trigger an explosion? Dates: 27 Mar - 21 Apr 2013 Venue: 59E59's Theater B Bullet Catch Genre: Magic/Entertainment/Drama Playwright: Rob Drummond Director: David Overend Producers: The Arches Cast: Rob Drummond Synopsis: The high risk magic trick of Bullet Catch has claimed many lives since its conception in 1613. Performer (and magician) Rob Drummond plays modern-day marvel William Wonder is an act that features magic, mind reading, levitation and the most notorious finale in show business. Dates: 06 - 21 Apr 12013 Venue: 59E59's Theater C The Girl I Left Behind Me Genre: Comedy/Musical Revue Playwright: Neil Bartlett and Jessica Walker Director: Neil Bartlett Producers: Jess Walker Music Theatre Cast: Jessica Walker, with Joe Atkins on piano Synopsis: A musical tribute to the artistry and glamour of the often outrageous cross-dressing women of the British music hall and American variety stages. The show takes a provocatively contemporary look at what it means when a woman wears the trousers - on stage. Dates: 30 Apr - 19 May 2013 Venue: 59E59's Theater C Botallack O'Clock Genre: Black Comedy Playwright: Eddie Elks Director: Eddie Elks Producers: Third Man Theatre Cast: Danny Frost and Rhys King Synopsis: A black comedy based on the life and death of the artist Roger Hilton CBE - one of the most unique voices in post-war British art. Dates: 21 May - 09 Jun 2013 Venue: 59E59's Theater C Cornelius Genre: Drama Playwright: J.B. Priestley Director: Sam Yates Producers: Jagged Fence, Handsome Dog and 31 Productions Cast: Emily Barber, Alex Bartram, Robin Browne, Pandora Colin, Alan Cox, David Ellis, Andrew Fallaize, Col Farrell, Beverley Klein, Jamie Newall, Xanthe Patterson, and Simon Rhodes Synopsis: As bankruptcy looms, the ever-optimistic Jim Cornelius, partner at import firm Briggs and Murrison, is fighting to keep his creditors happy and his spirits up. Tensions rise with the arrival of Judy, the beautiful, young typist who shows Cornelius the life he could have led. Dates:04 - 30 Jun 2013 Venue: 59E59's Theater A The Boat Factory Genre: Comic Drama Playwright: Dan Gordon Director: Philip Crawford Producers: Happenstance Theatre Company Cast: Dan Gordon and Michael Condron Synopsis: A host of colorful characters from the glory days of Belfast's shipbuilding era construct a poignant, funny, and moving picture of boat-building, male friendship, hardship, humor and heroism. Dates: 04 - 30 Jun 2013 Venue: 59E59's Theater B Dirty Great Love Story Genre: Comedy Playwright: Richard Marsh and Katie Bonna Director: Pia Furtado Producers: Polly Ingham Productions and Tim Johanson Productions in association with the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Cast: Richard Marsh and Katie Bonna Synopsis: A story of two hopeful, hapless romantics who get drunk, get it on, and then get the hell away from each other. In her eyes, he's a mistake. A mistake who keeps turning up at parties. In his eyes, she's perfect. He's short-sighted. But can they make a one night stand last a lifetime? Dates: 11 - 30 Jun 2013 Venue: 59E59's Theater C

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