PTP/NYC, in association with Middlebury College, presents its 26th repertory season, its 6th consecutive in New York, running now through July 29, 2012, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues in New York City. This season's line-up includes a revival of Neal Bell's Monster, a stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Jim Petosa, which opens tonight, July 9. Check out production photos from Monster below!
The cast includes Ken Cheeseman (A Midsummer Night's Dream and Measure For Measure with NY Shakespeare Festival, Amphitryon and Scapin with Classic Stage Company), Christo Grabowski (Spatter Pattern with PTP), Paula Langton (A Question of Mercy with PTP), Joe Varca (LoveSick at 59E59), Noah Berman, Britian Seibert and John Zdrojeski.
The creative team includes Hallie Zieselman (Set Design), Mark Evancho (Lighting Design), Aubrey Dube (Sound Design) and Adrienne Carlile with Christine Han (Costume Design).
PTP/NYC continues to redefine political theatre for the 21st century with an annual month long repertory season. The company's mandate is the presentation of highly theatrical and thought-provoking work of contemporary social and cultural relevance. In its 25 seasons the voices of PTP's writers have addressed art, pornography, AIDS, homelessness, censorship, totalitarianism, apartheid and gender wars.
PTP was founded in 1987 by the artistic team of Cheryl Faraone, Jim Petosa and Richard Romagnoli. Since moving to New York in 2007, PTP/NYC has produced 13 main stage productions and 36 late evening readings, workshops and experimental theatre pieces in their After Dark series. PTP/NYC has been the recipient of 5 NY Innovative Theatre Award nominations and their production of Howard Barker's Scenes From An Execution earned Jan Maxwell a 2009 Drama Desk nomination.
During its 20 seasons (1987-2006) in Washington DC and Maryland, the company received seven Helen Hayes Award nominations and produced 75 main stage productions, along with numerous new play readings, late night experimental productions and a variety of ancillary events. PTP/NYC is affiliated with the Theatre Program of Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont.
Photo credit: Stan Barouh