The Open Fist Theatre Company
is proud to present
FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL
Produced by Charles Otte
Come see new theatre exploring themes of love, lust, trust, and redemption at the Open Fist. The festival will highlight four major productions running in repertory and also include six staged reading and concerts running July, August and September.
FERNANDO by Steven Haworth
Directed by Charles Otte
Part farce, part love story, Fernando tells a tale of passion and intrigue in the Madrid art world. Love, Art, Sex and Death.
GOLIATH by Karen Hartman
Directed by Marya Mazor
In the contemporary Middle East, who is David and who is Goliath?
A single tense day during the 2005 Israeli pullout from Gaza begs the question.
THE NEW TESTAMENT by Neil LaBute
Directed by Bjorn Johnson
A writer and his producer try to recast an important role in a new play.
HELTER SKELTER by Neil LaBute
Directed by Neil LaBute
A gaping wound opens in the side of a seemingly happy relationship.
ST. JOAN AND THE DANCING SICKNESS by Julie Hebert
Directed by Randee Trabitz
Jeannette LeBlanc is a troubled teenager with a gift - a comtemporary Joan of Arc with a message that connects with the public and goes viral.
STAGED READING SERIES
In the Staged Reading Series, you can see new workshop productions with a cast of talented professional actors, musicians, writers and directors.
ELEPHANT'S GRAVEYARD- by George Brant, directed by Michael Franco
The haunting tale of the tragic collision of a struggling circus and a tiny town in Tennessee.
BOTH - by Mark Wilson, directed by Martha Demson
A musical retelling of the nativity story that combines modern music and pop imagery with the Bibical story of the birth of Christ
IT WAS THE END OF THE AFFAIR AND THE BEGINNING... - by Rolfe Kent
This musical presentation is a concert born out of the work of a collective of writers and composers under the creative leadership of Rolfe Kent
SAM AND LUCY - by Brooke Berman, directed by Caitlin Moon
The play deliciously, playfully explores layers of family mythology and questions about the nature of love until reaching its final heartbreaking end-note.
OLD ACTOR FIGHTS - by Rick Pagano, directed by Alex Wright
In a not-so-distant nightmare future, the hot new reality show on TV is Old Actor Fights!!, which pits two actors in a ring to fight for roles.
LIDLESS - by Francis Ya Chu Cowhig, directed by Martha Demson
A former Guantanamo detainee dying of liver disease journeys to the home if his former U.S. Army interrogator 15 years after their time together.
Producers: Laura Flanagan, Ben Burdick, Caitlin Renee Campbell, Ina Russell, Teresa Willis
Scenic Design: Myung Hee Cho, Sarah Ryung Clement
Lighting Design: Charlie Otte, Chris Wojcieszyn, Edward Marks
Sound Design: Peter Carlstadt, John Zalewski, Mark Wheaton, Weba Garretson
Costume Design: Chris Wright, Christy M. Hauptman
Stage Managers: Renee Peffer, Jordana Berliner, Michelle Lema, Ina Russell
THE ACTORS: Bjorn Johnson, Persia White, Robert Lesko, Laura Flanagan, Wyatt Fenner, Anna Khaja, Richard Knolla, Ayana Hampton, Miriam Glover, Michael Franco, Andrew Schlessinger, Dustin Eastman, Pilar Alvarez, Sharon Sharth, Charles Reese, Willie Carpenter, Barbara Schofield, Bruce Dickinson, Matt Borrel, Alex Wright, Tina Preston, Amanda Weier, Ben Burdick, David Castellani, Shawn MacAuley, Ina Russell, Kevin McCorkle, Rod Sell, Colin Walker, Michelle Lema
Performance are on
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm
Sundays at 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00pm
Preview tickets at $15
Single Show tickets at $23
Two Show Passes at $30 - purchase at the box office
Four Show Passes at $45 - purchase at the box office
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