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The Assignment: Submitted by Jane Dubin
April 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - May 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Houses on the Moon Theater Company (Emily Joy Weiner, Co-Founder & Artistic Director; Kevin Connor, Managing Director) will present two world premiere productions in repertory developed through company workshops: The Assignment, a new original play by Camilo Almonacid, directed by Emily Joy Weiner, will be performed in repertory with gUN COUNTRY, curated by Jeffery Solomon and Emily Joy Weiner, written, developed and performed by Houses On The Moon company members and directed by Jenna Worsham.
Performances are set to begin Wednesday, April 19, 2017 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 7, 2017. Opening night for The Assignment is Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. The productions are being staged at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street).
The Assignment will play the following performance schedule: Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. There is a special Wednesday performance on April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
The Assignment, developed by Houses on the Moon Theater Company in a co-production with Rhymes Over Beats, will feature Erick Betancourt as Julian J. Torres, and Karen Kandel as Helen Payne in this two-character play about an English Professor who is shaken when a student’s personal essay describing an act of violence, reopens long buried wounds.
GUN COUNTRY will play 3-benefit performances only in repertory: Sunday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. Talk-backs with the company and a non-profit partner will follow each performance.
Tickets for GUN COUNTRY are priced at $50 (plus $2 ticketing fee). General Rush: $20 cash-only, subject to availability, can be purchased an hour and a half before curtain. For Groups of 10+, contact email@example.com, or call (929) 335-3261. Tickets may be purchased by calling (866) 811-4111 or visiting www.HousesOnTheMoon.org