Awesome news! With everything else going on, I failed to mention here that the play I wrote that The New Colony produced in Chicago last fall remounted for the New York International Fringe Theater Festival. Well, as part of the fest, I finally got to see the show for the first time, and the director (Andrew Hobgood) and cast (Sarah Gitenstein, Gary Tiedemann, Mary Hollis Inboden, and Evan Linder) did a fantastic job.
And New York thought so too. The show got great reviews, was picked for the festival’s Encore Series, and won an award for “Outstanding Achievement in Playwrighting”! SO, if you or anyone you know are in New York this week (and like theater) get your tickets for Hearts Full of Blood in the FringeNYC Encore Series!The Players Theater – 115 MacDougal Street, New York NY Performances: 9/09 @ 9:30 + 9/10 @ 7:00 + 9/12 @ 3:00 + 9/14 @ 8:00
PRAISE (TO MAKE YOU MORE INTERESTED IN GOING):
“FringeNYC Encore Series…includes my favorite play of the fest, Hearts Full of Blood. The tightly constructed play from Chicago’s New Colony theater group begs for an off-Broadway run and is better than most of the plays currently running.” – Huffington Post
“**** the play’s snappy dialogue, shocking subject matter and remarkable leading performance give the Fringe a welcome infusion of quality.” – Time Out NY
“This is the kind of gritty, heartfelt, intelligent, and fearless work that I want to see and I imagine you will want to see it as well.” – Theater Is Easy
“Asmus is a talent. His ability to create realistic, natural dialogue for the stage is sensational.” – NY Theatre
Plus – a bucket load of praise for all the artists involved since the original run is round up HERE if you’re interested (Mom).