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'Golden Age' at The Kraine Theatre


The Tobacco Bar Theatre Company presents the New York premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's new play Golden Age, opening at the Kraine Theatre on the 1 Apr 2005, following previews from the 29 Mar. The show is scheduled to close on the 23 Apr 2005.

Directed by Claire Lundberg, Golden Age is a comic book fantasia that journeys through time and space, chronicling the life and times of freckled, red-headed, Archie-esque everyman Buddy Baxter - His rise from high school heartthrob to college misfit to struggling New York writer.

The cast includes Cameron Cash, Michael Chernus, Sarah Elliott, Greg Felden, Christopher J. Hanke, Christopher Kromer, Tami Mansfield, and Chuck Wagner.

Golden Age also showcases the work of set designer Wilson Chin, costume design by Melissa Levin, lighting design by Matt Richards and sound design by Daniel Baker.

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa�s 'The Mystery Plays' received the Roger L. Stevens Award from the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays in 2002. Subsequently, in February of 2004, 'The Mystery Plays' was presented in England as part of the Old Vic/New Voices series before receiving its world premiere in a co-production between 2econd Stage Theatre and Yale Repertory Theatre (winning the Connecticut Critics� Award for Outstanding Play/Production). His other writing credits include 'The Muckle Man', 'Say You Love Satan' (Excellence in Playwriting Award at 2003 International Fringe Festival in New York City), and 'Dark Matters'.

Claire Lundberg directed Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's 'Say You Love Satan' for the 2003 New York Fringe Festival, where it was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. Other directing credits include: 'Getting into Heaven' (Flea Theater), 'Three More Sleepless Nights' (Drama League Director Fest), 'Home' (Fordham University), 'The Striker', 'Pericles', 'Machinal' (Yale School of Drama). She was the Associate Director for Alan Bennett's 'Talking Heads', and assisted Stephen Daldry on New York Theater Workshop's production of Caryl Churchill's 'Far Away'.

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