Wednesday, July 13, 2016

GARBAGE Program Information, Creative Team & Actors

GARBAGE Written by John Michael Wagner

                   Directed by Lester Thomas Shane

Time: The present.                             Place: A Manhattan garbage truck.


                   Characters In Order Of Appearance

Alex………………………………………. John Michael Wagner
Tyrone…………………………………… Albert Michael Goudy


Who’s Who

 Albert Michael Goudy (Tyrone) the Brooklyn native is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts’ class of ‘83 and is currently involved in the process of creating a scholarship fund at AADA to help cash-strapped artists realize their dream. He has over three-decades of credits, and is proud to be working with fellow AADA alum John and AADA faculty member Lester.

John Michael Wagner (Playwright & Alex) hails from the Washington D.C. area. He has a B.A. in Creative Writing from Hunter College and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts where he took classes under the plays director, Lester Shane. John also wrote, produced, and acted in the short film, Dime Crimes #34, currently on its festival run, and co-owns an independent production company, REBEL, REBEL Productions. He would like to thank his family and friends for all their support.

Lester Thomas Shane's (Director) directing credits include: the award-winning productions of Dennis Bush’s (Mary)Todd, (Fresh Fruit Festival) Asylum (Wonderland Festival), Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, The Tempest (Artistic Director, Shakespeare at Theatre Jax,), Bright Room Called Day, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Sweet Phoebe, (Cleveland Public Theatre); Hedda Gabler, Summer & Smoke (Manhattan Theatre Club); Pretty Witty Nell, Grit in a Sensitive Instrument (Vineyard), Shaviana, Bertolt Brecht: In Dark Times, Santa Monica Threeway, Titus Andronicus (Director in Residence, The Basic Theatre). His award-winning one-man show, Mortal Coil has toured the US. The Norwegian translation, Livents Lenker, premiered in Oslo and Lester directed. Lester is on the faculty of AADA, NYFA, and Pace U. Member: AEA, SAG-AFTRA,SDC.

GARBAGE by John Michael Wagner

Based on a true story, GARBAGE explores issues of class, race, alcohol, drug abuse, and Christianity. When a college kid sentenced to community service reports to a sanitation worker, they discover they each carry a lot of garbage. Together they learn what stinks and what's worth keeping.

Saturday, July 16th at 3pm
Sunday, July 17th at 9pm
Tuesday, July 19th at 7pm

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

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