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Man. Static. Woman. Static. Don’t get attached.

By Michael Landes
Directed by Adam Chisnall (Winner, Best Director, 2017 PCTF Awards)
Benefiting Lifeway Network

The Flamboyán @ The Clemente
Monday 7/23 @6:30pm-8:00pm
Wednesday 7/25 @ 9:15pm-10:45pm
Saturday 7/28 @ 9:30pm-11:00pm
Tuesday 7/31 @5:30pm-7:00pm
Thursday 8/2 @8pm-9:30pm
Saturday 8/4 @3:45pm-5:15pm


In this experimental show, an injured woman dragging a body bag comes across a mute man raking rocks in a rock garden. These two attempt to interact and communicate in this strange, lonely, post-apocalyptic world.


Michael Landes is a playwright currently working towards a bachelor’s degree at NYU. Previous work includes Dental Sealant For The Armchair Economist and A Monologue In Three Parts (both with The Summer Collective). He attended La Mama Umbria International Playwright Retreat in 2017 leading to a staged reading of The Play’s The Thing at La Mama in 2018, also directed by Adam Chisnall. Umbilical will be his first fully produced play and first time working with Planet Connections.


Adam Chisnall is a director, actor, and emcee. Select directing credits include Sodd and Gomm (Venus/Adonis Theatre Festival), Mrs. Lee’s Yellow Cat (Gallery Players), The Progressives (The Network), Happy Hamster Birthday (LeelaNYC Theatre Festival), War Is A Picnic (Thespian Productions), Pop Goes the Weasel (Strawberry One Act) and Murder Needs Company (The Gallery Players). Adam directed Emerson at Big Mart for Planet Connections where he won the award for Best Director of a Short Play/One Act or Solo Show. You can find Adam line producing the New Works Series with The New York Theatre Barn. Adam is the creator of The One Act Comedy Fest. Adam won Best Director at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards.

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