Friday, July 8, 2016

A VIEW FROM THE BACK by Shi, Yi: Program Info, Creative Team & Actors


Written by Shi, Yi
Directed by Milton Justice

Time:  The present.
A taxi in New York City.

Characters in order of appearance

Wencius       CHRIS PETROVSKI  
Who’s Who . . .
Chris Petrovski (Wencius), a native of New Zealand, recently arrived in New York where he appeared in ten episodes of Madam Secretary. He co-stars on the Web Series In the Moment, which was featured on Funny or Die. His Los Angeles theater credits include: The History Boys, Waiting for Godot, Six Degrees of Separation, All My Sons and Den of Thieves. Film credits include: All Cheerleaders Die, H8RZ, Coldwater and the soon to be released Breaking Brooklyn, Sable, and The Body Tree. He is a graduate of the Stella Adler School.

Milton Justice (Director) Broadway (producer): Vieux Carre by Tennessee Williams, Patio/Porch by Jack Heifner; Off-Broadway: Vanities by Jack Heifner, Das Luscitania Songspiel by Sigourney Weaver and Chris Durang; Film: Academy Award [Documentary], Emmy Award [Children’s TV Special],  2 Golden Globe nominations. Los Angeles Theater director: Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Misalliance, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, A Private View, Heartbreak, Waiting for Godot; Six Degrees of Separation, Our Town, Three Sisters, J.B., Waiting for Lefty, Middletown, Been So Long, Cock, Seminar, Vinegar Tom. Teaching: Yale, NYU, Unitec – Auckland, New Zealand, Institute of Creative Arts – Seoul, Korea.

Shi, Yi

Shi, Yi (Playwright) is a native of Foshan, China, the hometown of Yip Man - Bruce Lee’s kung fu master. Shi lives with the fighting spirit he shares with his compatriot over his past decade abroad. He is a graduate from UC Berkeley and a current master’s student at Yale University. He is a violinist, a singer, an actor, a writer, and an educator for life.


Who contemplates the questions of love, death and violence in a taxi?

Saturday, July 16th at 5pm
Sunday, July 17th at 3pm 
Wednesday, July 20th at 9pm

At the Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 West 46th Street, NYC
The Riant Theatre’s Strawberry One-Act Festival

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