Thursday, March 13, 2008


The Ensemble Studio Theatre
Workshop Series presents staged readings on the EST Mainstage

For Reservations Call:212-247-4982 x20

Monday, March 17th @ 6:00pm
by Laura Maria Censabella
directed by Melia Bensussen
featuring: Leslie Lyles, Carmen Roman, Ann Talman

Carla worked with the partisans during World War II. Antonia, her daughter, survived the war with her. Olivia, Antonia's daughter, tries to survive them both. A NYFA-Award winning play about heroism, betrayals, the costs of surviving a war, gnocchi and the ephemeral nature of truth.

Wednesday, March 19th @ 7:00pm
EST Mainstage
created by Penny Coleman, Elana Michelson & Patricia Lee Stotter
directed by Abigail Zealey Bess
featuring: Judith Delgado, Christine Farrell, Dion Graham, Ilene Kirstén, Elia Monte-Brown, Annie O'Sullivan, Gloria Sauve, Karen Young

Flashback is a theatrical event that gives voice to six women who survived a war that their husbands did not. In their own words, these remarkable figures reflect upon the loss of their loved ones and the multi-generational fallout of war. This multimedia performance takes a pervasive look at the repercussions of the Vietnam war, both on the battlefield and the homefront.

Thursday, March 20th @ 7:30pm
EST Mainstage
by Christopher Ceraso
directed by Jamie Richards
featuring: Dan Bittner, Rebecca Nelson, Annie O'Sullivan, Scott Sowers

A West Virginia coal miner's second chance at life and love is threatened in a fierce battle with his prodigal son, who is now infused with righteous fire for birthright in a tattered American heartland.

Friday, March 21st & 22nd @ 7:00pm
EST Mainstage
Going to the River presents: PUBERTY RITES
by Elaine Jackson
directed by Woodie King, Jr.
featuring: Akua Taylor & Melissa Picarello

Monday, March 24 @ 3:00pm
EST 6th Floor Theater
by Susan Haar
directed by Victor Slezak

Sunday, March 30 @ 3:00pm
EST Mainstage
by Marcia Jean Kurtz
featuring: Alexandra Napier, Bobeniu Zipporah, Ean Sheehy, Franny Silverman, Georgia Cohen, George Guidall, Jacob White, Nick De Simone

For Reservations Call:212-247-4982 x20

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