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A THREE-WEEK SITE-SPECIFIC GROUP OF EIGHT PLAYS SET AND PERFORMED IN A HOTEL ROOM
Room 128 at the popular Upper West Side hostel is the perfect location for these eight plays, all set in hotels and motels, to unfold after audience members step inside the hotel room where they will be seated among the action. Rising Sun Performance Company is thrilled to present these traditional plays in such an interactive environment. We planned Hotel Suite for years, and, we are excited that this ambitious project is finally coming to life as well as honored to present the inaugural Off-Off Broadway run of Bug.”
Tickets will go onsale September 12th
Tickets to Hotel Suite range from $18 to $30 and may be purchased in advance at http://risingsunnyc.com/ or http://www.SmartTix.com or by calling 212-868-4444.
Three show passes will be available for $49 in limited quantities
There is LIMITED Seating per show, BUY IN ADVANCE
Hostelling International New York
891 Amsterdam Ave., New York NY, 10025-4403
Upper West Side Corner of 103rd St & Amsterdam Ave
Fool for Love
Written by Sam Shepard
Directed by Tim Butterfield |
Assistant Director: Andreas Hager
Featuring: Ryan Dusek, Larry Gutman, Christina Mullikin & Jonathan Ziese
Eddie tracks down his former flame, May, as she is staked out at a Mojave Desert motel. The push-pull of their attraction and uncommon past creates a volatile reunion.
Fool for Love performance schedule is:
Friday, October 12th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 13th at 2:00 pm;
Sunday, October 14th at 7:00 pm;
Wednesday, October 17th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 20th at 8:00 pm;
Sunday, October 21st at 4:00 pm;
Monday, October 22nd at 8:00 pm;
Thursday, October 25th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 27th at 5:00 pm;
Sunday, October 28th at 1:00 pm;
Friday, November 2nd at 8:00 pm and
Saturday, November 3rd at 2:00 pm
Saturday November 10th 5PM!
Written by Tracy Letts
Directed by Akia
Featuring: Michael Aguirre, Amanda Berry, Carl Fengler, Sarah Norris & John Z. Corazón
Lovelorn waitress Agnes and Gulf War vet Peter develop a surprising relationship in a dilapidated Oklahoma City motel room. The budding couple must face her abusive ex-husband causes problems as well as the psychological and physical effects of an insect infestation. The play won numerous awards, including the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, for the 2004 production at Barrow Street Theatre.
Bug performance schedule is:
Saturday, October 13th at 8:00 pm;
Sunday, October 14th at 4:00 pm;
Monday, October 15th at 8:00 pm;
Thursday, October 18th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 20th at 5:00 pm;
Sunday, October 21st at 1:00 pm;
Friday, October 26th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 27th at 2:00 pm;
Sunday, October 28th at 7:00 pm; Cancelled due to sandy
Monday, October 29th at 8:00 pm; cancelled due to Sandy
Wednesday October 31st at 8:00 pm - cancelled due to sandy
Saturday, November 3rd at 8:00 pm.
Room 128- Six Short Plays
ONE ROOM OVER
Written by Alexandra Petri
Directed by Sarah Norris
Featuring: Samantha Cooper, Kelley Evans, Carl Fengler,
A honeymooning couple spend more trying to figure out who the tragic duo next door is than celebrating their recent marriage.
Written by Angela C. Hall
Directed by Tim Errickson
Featuring: Amanda Berry & Haddon McKinney
A lonely man looks for connection and fulfillment in the wrong girl.
WELCOME TO THE HOTEL DONUT
Written by Mark Hanf
Directed by Derek W.S. Shore
Featuring: Samantha Cooper, Kelley Evans, Samantha DeSimone, & Ashleigh Herndon
Continental breakfast has never been this much fun in this over-the-top comedy where a box of doughnuts attempts to seduce a hotel guest.
Room 128 performance schedule is
Thursday, October 11th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 13th at 5:00 pm;
Sunday, October 14th at 1:00 pm;
Friday, October 19th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 20th at 2:00 pm;
Sunday, October 21st at 7:00 pm;
Wednesday, October 24th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 27th at 8:00 pm;
Sunday, October 28th at 4:00 pm;
Thursday, November 1st at 8:00 pm and
Saturday, November 3rd at 5:00 pm
Sunday November 4th at 4PM
Friday November 9th 8PM (No Tell Me you Love me or Bellhop)
Saturday November 10th 2PM (No Bellhop)
TELL ME YOU LOVE ME
Writen by Mark Cornell
Directed by Leal Vona
Featuring: Elizabeth Burke & Michael Burns
Hearing three little words would mean so much to Isabel, but will a night in a desolate Maine hotel during winter convince Tommy, her estranged husband, just how important they are.
Written by Emily Duncan
Directed by Mia Y. Anderson
Featuring: Michael Burns, Ashleigh Herndon
What’s worse than a ghost in your hotel room? An overzealous bellhop according to this zany comedy.
JUST ANOTHER SAPPY SLAP HAPPY FACE
Written by Linda L. Rand
Directed by Jak Prince
Featuring: Stephon Pettway & Samantha DeSimone
In this twisted dramedy, a lonely woman celebrates her birthday in a motel with only one guest: a clown she’s hired to make her day.