Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Threads Theater Co. Presents Babette's Feast

Babette's Feast, a timeless tale of food and love, will be presented by Threads Theater Company beginning Wednesday evening at International Arts Movement, 3rd floor, 38 West 39th St., NYC.

The production is conceived and developed by Abbie Killeen and written by Rose Courtney, adapted from the short story by Isak Dinesen. Quin Gordon directs.

Performances are:
June 16-19 and June 21-26 at 8 pm
June 19 and 26 at 3 pm
July 15 @ 1:30 pm
Tickets are $15. Standing Room is available at the door for $10
Special: Opening Night tickets $18 (including light reception)

Babette- Abbie Killeen*
Martine- Rose Courtney*
Philippa- Rachel Wallace
Papin- Kamel Boutros
Narrator #1- Hal Robinson*
Narrator #2- Meera Rohit Kumbhani
Narrator #3- James Russell
Narrator #4- William Connell*
Narrator #5- Matteo Eckerle
Narrator #6- Darrie Lawrence*

*Actor appears courtesy of Actors Equity Association

Production Team:
Production Manager - Misti Wills
Designer - Bobby Bradley
Costume Designer - Kim Prentice
Stage Manager - Jessica Pecharsky*
Asst. Stage Manager - Jarrel Lynch
Asst. Stage Manager - Kevin Gomez
Director's Assistant - Annie Field
Company Manager - Frank Mihelich

* Member of Actors Equity Association
Approved Equity Showcase

For tickets and more information, visit http://www.theatermania.com/new-york/shows/babettes-feast_168083/,

Threads Theater Company seeks to produce theatrical performances which demonstrate the power of live theater to engage, inspire, and connect people.

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Lauren Yarger, Bio

Lauren Yarger has written, directed and produced numerous shows and special events for both secular and Christian audiences. She co-wrote a Christian musical version of “A Christmas Carol” which played to sold-out audiences of over 3,000 in Vermont and was awarded the 2000 Vermont Bessie (theater and film awards) for “People’s Choice for Theatre.” She also has written two other dinner theaters, sketches for church services and devotions for Christian artists.

Yarger trained for three years in the Broadway League’s Producer Development Program, completed the Commercial Theater Institute's Producing Three-Day Training and produced a one-woman musical about Mary Magdalene that toured nationally and closed with an off-Broadway run.

In 2008 she was a Fellow at the National Critics Institute at the O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. She writes reviews of Broadway and off-Broadway theater with a Christian perspective for Reflections in the Light (http://reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com/) and is editor of The Connecticut Arts Connection. She also is a contributing editor for BroadwayWorld.com

She also reviews books for Publisher's Weekly and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. She formerly was Connecticut theater editor for CurtainUp, a national theater web site bsed in New York and a reviewer for American Theater Web.

She also served as Executive Director of Masterwork Productions, Inc. and worked in arts management for the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

She is a freelance writer and member of the Drama Desk, The Outer Critics Circle, The American Theater Critics Association, The League of Professional Theatre Women and The CT Critics Circle.

A former newspaper editor and graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Yarger lives with her husband in West Granby, CT and has two adult children.

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