Naked Holidays to Play Times Square Arts Center
The 2011 edition of this darkly comic Yuletide bacchanalia will offer some of the best of its past seasons. Highlights include "The Annihilator" by Steve Strangio, about X-mas at a professional wrestler's house; "Dead-Nosed" by Oliver Thrun, in which Santa's reindeer plot the assassination of Rudolph; "Fear the Nog" by R.I. Stokes, in which The North Pole meets Orwell's 1984 with Santa as Big Brother; "A Very Special Hanukkah Special" by Mark Harvey Levine, a Jewish-themed spoof of It's A Wonderful Life; and "The Naked People Play" by Stacy Lane, the traditional Naked Holidays closer.
The cast will include Alex Dunbar, Leal Vona, Chris Lazzaro, Ian Schultz, Pedro Rezende, Matthew Glogowski, Chris Johnston, Michael Carbonne, Sarah Schoofs, Alinca Hamilton, Sarah Skeist, Veronica Rodell, Samantha Cooper, Sarah Pencheff, Hannah Stone, Patricia Zeccola, Grayson Brannan, Serena Miller, Kara Addington.
The production will be directed by Russell Dobular, Matthew Kreiner, Melinda Prom, Robert Gonyo and Leal Vona. The production team includes Serena Miller (musical director), Tiffany Herriott (choreography), Chris Johnston & Sarah Pencheff (costume design), and Stefan Bensaid (sound design).