52nd Street Project to Present Wide Open Spaces: The Outdoor Plays
These shows are the culmination of The Project's Two-on-Two series, in which each of six duos of kids (ages 13--15) is paired with two professionals: one who writes a play for them, and another who directs.
The youthful cast will include Hashem Ahmed, Michael Banister, Gabriella DeJesus, Devin Gonzales, Jasmine Hernandez, Wendell Joseph, Katie Liu, Lauren Robinson, Chamel Rodney, Edison Sibri, Mari Ulloa, and Elizabeth Vazquez.
The adults writing the plays include Dustin Chinn, Larkin Clark, Liz Flahive (From Up Here, Nurse Jackie), Michael Mitnick, Christopher Oscar Peña and Melisa Tien.
Directors include Molly Coogan, Rachel Dart, Katie Flahive Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum, Lee Rosen, and Michael Walkup. Original music was composed by Eric March.
Admission is free, but reservations should be made in advance.