Monday, August 30, 2010

2010 Fall Preview

Here are 13 shows that Ludlow Lad is excited about seeing this fall:

underneathmybed: A new play by Florencia Lozano in which ghosts of a dirty foreign war haunt a family. Rattlestick Theatre; starts September 1.

Roadkill Confidential: This new play by Sheila Callaghan is described as a noir-ish meditation on brutality. 3LD Art & Technology Center; starts September 7.

Orlando: Sarah Ruhl takes on Virginia Woolf. Classic Stage; starts September 8.

Brandywine Distillery Fire: Matthew Freeman and Matthew Gardner promise to develope a theater work in the "wrongest" way possible which may never delivers on its promises. Incubator Arts Project; starts September 9.

Down There: Based on the real-life 1965 torture murder of Sylvia Likens, Down There is a new play from Axis Company, written and directed by Randy Sharp. Axis Theatre; starts September 9.

The Little Foxes: Director Ivo van Hove, who has previously taken on Williams, Ibsen and Moliere now turns his talents to Lillian Hellman's famous play. New York Theatre Workshop; starts September 10.

The Divine Sister: Charles Busch gets back to his roots in this hilarious new comedy that was workshopped at Theater for the New City earlier this year. Soho Playhouse; starts September 12.

Angels in America: Michael Greif directs Tony Kushner's gigantic play. Parts one and two run in rep from September 14th through January 30th.

Orange, Hat and Grace: Artistic Director Sarah Benson directs this new play by Gregory S. Moss that is described as a funny, fierce and provocative inquiry into our relationship with the natural world. Soho Rep; starts September 15.

Three Sisters Come and Go: Anton Chekhov vs. Samuel Beckett vs. Julia Kristeva in this beautifully designed piece that gets a return engagement at Theaterlab; starts September 29. www.theaterlabnyc.comli

Middletown: A new play by Will Eno, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll that explores the universe of a small American town. Vineyard Theatre; starts October 13.

A Free Man of Color: The amazing John Guare's new play, described as a "freewheeling epic" set in 1802 New Orleans. Lincoln Center Theater @ the Vivian Beaumont; starts October 21.

(oh my god I am so) THIRST(y): Little Lords bring back their great adaptation of Eugene O’Neill’s play. October 21 - 30, 2010 @ Incubator Arts Project

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