DENMARK a new play written by Matthew Gasda
Starring Coco McDermott, Jonathan Wilde, Maureen Mueller*, Bret Bailey* and Brian Oxenhandler
Directed by Aimée Fortier
Produced by Keeley Miller
Associate Producer: Casey Leigh Stanton
Stage Managed by Leigh Walter
Totally sold out show! But performing...
July 19-22, July 26-29, all at 8pm
435 West 22nd St
Hey everyone! Here's what I've been up to since I checked in all the way back in 2015.
How To Get Into Buildings
Photos from some of our development for Civil War Pigeons! and from our Indiegogo Launch Party
The Trial of Typhoid Mary
The Boy at the Edge of Everything
And now I'm about to jump into rehearsals as an Assistant Director/Production Stage Manager at Lincoln Center! In this quirky and charming play written by Australian playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer and developed by Trusty Sidekick Theater Company, 12-year-old Simon Ives dreams of a place where he can just stop and think. Meanwhile, at the other end of the universe, The Boy at the Edge of Everything is lonely and bored. When Simon is accidentally rocketed into space their worlds collide. Neither will ever be the same.
2016 has barely started...but I can tell it's going to be one to remember!
What an unbelievable, beautiful, wild ride this show has been.
I am so incredibly proud to be a part of this amazing team. I still can't believe it wasn't too long ago we were sitting in workshops, developing this beautiful show. It's been life changing to say the least.
Generosity and gentleness of spirit may be the two most striking features of “Up and Away"
..... immersive theater at its most thoughtful and deliberate. Making its audience feel welcome and at ease is fundamental to the production — an approach a lot of mainstream theater could stand to learn from.
When I left “Up and Away,”... I was thinking less about its audience than audiences in general....It was surprising, even moving, to see artists consider them so deeply, in such a compassionate embrace of human variety.
I can't believe I've been working with Trusty Sidekick for a year now. It's been an unbelievable year and I can't wait for the next one.
Up and Away is officially opening at the Lincoln Center this Tuesday!
Here are some things that the press has to say about it....
"Hottest ticket in NYC" "Taking 2 years to get to 80 days"
"Up and Away for Young Audiences Who Don't Want Surprises"
Also, I am so excited to announce that I have been accepted into the Directing Observership Class, with SDCF, Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. It's an incredible opportunity that allows those in the class to apply to directors on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Regional Theater productions, to observe their process. You can find out more information about the program below.
And after that, I will be joining Trusty Sidekick's next amazing venture... I will be assistant directing for The Boy At The Edge Of Everything at the Lincoln Center in 2016. In this quirky and charming play written by Australian playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer and developed by Trusty Sidekick Theater Company, 12-year-old Simon Ives dreams of a place where he can just stop and think. Meanwhile, at the other end of the universe, The Boy at the Edge of Everything is lonely and bored. When Simon is accidentally rocketed into space their worlds collide. Neither will ever be the same. The photo below is from the staged play reading we held this summer.
Just a little something about what I'm looking forward to in the coming months...