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The Empress of Sex

Benefiting: Planned Parenthood
Produced by G-Money Productions
Written by Duncan Pflaster
Directed by Glory Kadigan
Choreographed by Joe Barros
Scenic Design by Marissa Bergman
Lighting Design by Chris Weston
Costume Design by Isabelle Fields
Sound Design by Jacob Subotnick
Stage Management by Jenna Lazar
Assistant Stage Managed by Tara Steinberg
Assistant Direction by Neal Kowalsky

“In Ancient Greece, a woman spurned in love finds a deserted island and sets herself up as the Empress Salacia, decreeing that there shall be no love allowed in her domain, only sex. She gathers some sybaritic acolytes and all is frolicsome mindless fun until Salacia’s ex-lover Agis comes to the island in disguise, to attempt to win her back.”

Genre: Comedy , Foreign Lands (occurs out of U.S.), LGBT Issues , Musical Play, Romance, Erotic

Starring Planet Connections Outstanding Performance Award Winners:

Walter Brandes*, Catherine LeFrere*, Antonio Minino and Eric Percival with Katie Braden, Vincent Cooper, Lily Drexler, London Griffith, Brendon Katon-Donegal, Matthew Menendez, Natalie Neckyfarow, Paul Notice*, Glenn Quentin, Erin Solér, Robert Shryock, Jimmy Joe McGurl, Imran Sheikh, Mary Sheridan* and Kelly Zekas

This production features previous Planet Connections Award Winners:

Duncan Pflaster (2010 Winner Outstanding Playwright, 2009 & 2011, Nominated Outstanding Playwright, 3-year winner Congeniality Award)
Joe Barros
(2009, Winner Outstanding Solo Show)
Jacob Subotnick
(2011, Winner Outstanding Sound Design)
Walter Brandes*
(Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor 2010, Winner Outstanding Production 2010 for The Picture of Dorian Gray)
Catherine LeFrere*
(Winner Outstanding Featured Actress 2010 for The Green Knight)
Antonio Minino
(Winner Congeneality 2011, Nominated Outstanding Actor in a One-Act 2011, Stranger to Kindess)
Eric Percival
(Winner Outstanding Supporting Actor 2010, Winner Outstanding Production 2010 for The Picture of Dorian Gray)

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

Monday 6/4/12 – 7:30pm = Performance #1
Wednesday 6/6/12 – 9:30pm = Performance #2
Saturday 6/9/12 – 5:30pm = Performance #3
Tuesday 6/12/12 – 4:00pm = Performance #4
Wednesday 6/13/12 – 9:00pm = Performance #5
Sunday 6/17/12 – 9:00pm = Performance #6
Monday 6/18/12 – 4:30pm = Performance #7
Friday 6/22/12 – 9:30pm = Performance #8

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


2 Hours


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 Planned Parenthood 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., Encouraging car-pooling., 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.), Recycling design elements from previous productions., Adopting green habits outside of working on the show., Properly recycle paper, bottles and other items., Using laptops or smart phones in place of some or all rehearsal drafts., Printing double-sided, Printing on recycled paper., Encouraging online communication for the artists and reducing the amount of printed communications., Encouraging online communication for the use of audition materials, welcome packets, press packets, and any other correspondence with industry., Utilizing paperless marketing tools (e.g. website, blogs, facebook, twitter and email)., Recycling/re-using playbills/Festibills, Recycling/re-using tickets, Posting audition notices, songs and sides online., Printing playbills and postcards on recycled paper.

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