Saturday, May 14, 2016

Congratulations To Playwright Joseph Lizardi, Whose Play LIKE THROUGH A MIRROR, Makes Its Debut In The Strawberry One-Act Festival



JOSEPH LIZARDI (Playwright/Director, Like Through A Mirror) This is Mr. Lizardi’s 21st play in the Strawberry Festival.  His previous ones were:  Valentine’s Day, Hunters, Double Fear, Heroes, NamVets, Double Guilt, Men In A Bottle, Where The Sun Never Shines, Suicide Lover, 4Murders & a Suicide, Saving Legs, Always Faithful, In Love Again, The Reunion, December in New York, A Bridge For Two, Stranger With a Gun, To Hope Again, and The Big Flush. Three of his plays have reached the finals of the competition, and he has been nominated as best director/playwright three times.  His one-act play, Sea-Waves Inn, was published by Samuel French, and scenes from his two plays, The Block Party and The Commitment were published by Applause Books.  His one-act play Heroes was recently published in the Volume 7 of The Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival.   Many of his other plays have been produced throughout Manhattan and in regional theaters throughout the country.   


LIKE THROUGH A MIRROR By Joseph Lizardi

 
What could happen when “make believe” dominates reality?

Friday, July 15th at 9pm

Tuesday, July 19th at 7pm
 
Thursday, July 21st at 9pm









Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office
 
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office


Friday, July 15th at 9pm
Playing with:
 
THE ELEVATOR By Neil Wolfe
A woman trapped in an elevator is forced to confront her imaginary sister.

THE SHINING WORDS By Thomas M. Walsh
Directed by Thomas M. Walsh
Featuring:  Chablis Quarterman
An introduction and appreciation of poetry.


A FRIEND By Anika Benkov
Directed by Michaelle Cheripka
Featuring: Gabrielle Lemonier & Miriam Litchenberg
A young woman hires a friend off of craigslist.  The play follows their relationship and explores themes of growing up, trust, boundaries, and intimacy between women in an internet age.

 

Tuesday, July 19th at 7pm
Playing with:

CROCKETT’S LAST STAND By George Cameron Grant
Directed by Joy Kelly
Aqueduct Productions, Inc.
Following his political career-ending speech before the House of Representatives, Colonel David Crockett encounters an escaped slave boy named Joseph, who teaches him that there is more to courage than flowery words, fancy shooting, and overblown legends.

PUTIN AND THE SNOWMAN By Robert Kerbeck
Edward Snowden has been granted asylum in Russia.  He’s also been given a new job.  One that brings a whole new meaning to the term “whistle-blower.”

Thursday, July 21st at 9pm
Playing with:

REALITY SUCKS By Sonia Cordoves
A plastic surgeon and a stripper finally decide to meet at a restaurant after communicating on Match.com.  The realities of online dating makes this a hilarious spoof about the things people make up on this popular Dating website.

NIGHTS ON THE COUCH By Matt Fotis
Featuring:  Bryson Bruce & Stephanie Juergens
One man’s journey from child to parent, told through five nights spent on the couch.

Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 West 46th Street, NYC





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