Promised Land

Stella Adler Studio
31 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Promised Land is a tragic love story set in the present day in a small town south of the Mason-Dixon line. Hunter, a waitress at Applebee's who dreams of touring the country on a never-ending road trip, meets Hank, a simple, emotionally wounded construction worker, at the Palace bar. As their romance evolves, we come to understand their desperation and the struggles of the families they live with. Hunter sleeps on a cot in the living room of her older sister Mary's house with Mary's boyfriend Mike and their infant daughter in a family situation going nowhere. Mike has lost his job and, pressured by Mary to support their family, enlists in the military. Hank lives with his alcoholic, abusive father, Wayne who is unable to come to terms with his own failings and rails against Hank for straying from the path Wayne raised him to follow. Hank and Hunter plan to escape but are trapped in an emotionally vacuous landscape and subject to the heartbreak of hope and alienation. Paul Kropfl directs. Schedule May 27th at 8 pm May 28th at 8 pm May 29th at 2pm, 8 pm May 30th at 8 pm June 1st at 8:30 pm June 2nd at 8:30 pm June 3rd at 8:30 pm June 4th at 8pm June 5th at 2pm, 8 pm June 6th at 8pm June 8th at 8pm June 9th at 8pm June 10th at 8 pm June 11th at 8 pm