Little y Theatre Company in association with The Vertical Company present
Thread by Elena Zucker
“For dazzling drama interwoven with suspense, history, politics and self-identity, Thread is worth unravelling for yourself.” The Australian Stage
“Zucker’s writing is dense, sometimes almost hallucinatory, and Ipp is a fine vehicle for it. She’s strikingly beautiful… in a performance of skill and fortitude” The West Australian
“Elena Zucker is a frighteningly intelligent New York playwright… for the audience that is up for the challenge, it pays off in richness of texture, allusion, dense prose-scapes and random observations.” The Australian Stage
“…a horizontal line draws down the screen, like a squeegee on a windshield at the carwash. It’s erasing my page, leaving behind the pale blue hue of the Facebook backdrop.”
The consequences of an explosive comment thread on Mimi’s Facebook page continue to reverberate long after the computer shuts down. From NYC to Perth, Israel to Palestine, THREAD sews its way between the personal and political, fact and fiction, arriving at the statelessness of self.
“Is it treason to the US if you’re actually an Aussie? Do they execute foreign nationals?”
A multi-award winning creative team.
Writer/Director: Elena Zucker | Producer/Actor: Mischa Ipp | Lighting Design: Zach Murphy | Sound Design: Stephen Cedars I Marketing/Publicity: Adrienne Downes | Photography: Nicole Michaelis
The Great Osterlin Colony
by Heloise Wilson
“Magnificent, haunting and full of emotional truths” Erin Courtney, Obie and Guggenheim award-winning playwright
“A swanky little play with so much character and charm and danger that it kept my focus the whole time… I’d watch it again” Kyle Gregory, audience member
A lonely single mother runs a struggling artist colony on a secluded island near an empty sea. The only other residents are her teenage daughter who dreams of escape and a middle-aged poet with crippling anxiety. One day the bell rings.
The play explores the potential impacts of climate change, creative inspiration, government corruption and helplessness.
Birds die. Leeches suck. Lovers kiss. A parable of the end.
Directed by Mischa Ipp
Starring Heloise Wilson, Ry Forest, Dan Gonon, Jill Blythe Riemer, Timur Kocak
Design by Kyu Shin
Lighting by Jason Fok
Music and Sound by Eric Cormier
Photography by Nicole Michaelis
Poster design by Metushaleme Dary
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:30 PM
161 Chrystie St
New York, NY 10002