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In the Wilderness

Benefiting: The Mercy Center in the South Bronx
Produced by Boann Books and Media LLC and Mark Butler
Directed by Richard P. Butler
Written by John Kearns
Stage Manager, Mark Speeney
Technical Director, Lee Collins

Stephen Jangro as Paul Logan
Cristina Torres as Carmen Marquez
Edward Raube-Wilson as Bill Thorpe
Hannah Timmons as Kate Farrell
Nirayl Wilcox* as Tawana
Marilyn Mineo as Minerva
Octavia Chavez-Richmond as Lily
* Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association. Equity approved showcase.

“At Saint Philomena’s all-girls high school in the South Bronx, dispirited teacher Paul Logan decides that if he can get just one student to be successful, then his efforts will be worthwhile.  Can the smart, sexy poetess, Carmen Marquez, be the one Paul is hoping for?”

Genre: African-American Issues, American Politics, Children/Family, Drama, Educational Issues, Latino Issues, Play, Poetry, Romance, Women’s Issues

This production features previous Planet Connections Award Winners:

“In the Wilderness” (2010, Nominated Outstanding Overall Production of a Reading)

$18 General Admission
$9.00 for Film/Music Participants
FREE for Theatre Festivity Participants

Thursday 5/31/12 – 5:00pm = Performance #1
Saturday 6/2/12 – 6:30pm = Performance #2
Saturday 6/9/12 – 11:30am = Performance #3
Monday 6/11/12 – 4:30pm = Performance #4
Thursday 6/14/12 – 10:00pm = Performance #5
Sunday 6/17/12 – 2:00pm = Performance #6

Click the dates above or the buy tickets banner below to buy tickets/reserve your seat!

90 minutes

At Bleecker Street Theatre (Upstairs)
45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Conveniently located near:
Bleecker St (4 & 6)
Broadway – Lafayette St (B, D, F, M)
Prince St (N, R)

This is what the artists who created this production are doing for their charity:

“We will be writing about The Mercy Center in the South Bronx in our program and we will be collecting financial contributions for them at our show.”

This is what the artists who created this production did to make it an eco-friendly production!

Promoting walking, biking and public transportation to and from rehearsals, auditions and performances., Sourcing materials from organizations that either benefit charity or reduce/reuse waste (e.g. Materials for the Arts, Build-It-Green, Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc.), Using minimal design elements., Properly recycle paper, bottles and other items., Reducing printing of script via sharing scripts, adding supplemental script pages or writing in changes when applicable.

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