RECESSION SPECIAL: Plays Inspired by the Economic Downturn

Wednesday thru Saturday, June 2-5
Monday, June 7
Wednesday thru Saturday, June 9-12
All Curtains 8pm
Purchase tickets online (below)
or call 866-811-4111

WorkShop One-Act Festival
In The Main Stage Theater
Closes: 
Sat, 06/12/2010

Featuring the plays:

AFTER BREAKFAST
by Rich Orloff
inspired by the play "Before Breakfast" by Eugene O'Neill
directed by Ric Sechrest

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
by Marylee Martin
directed by Katie Braden

KINGDOM FOR A HORSE
by Jonathan Pereira
directed by Elena Araoz†

LOVE IN THE TIME OF RECESSION
by Laurie Graff
directed by Maxwell Williams†

MICHAEL, A RECESSION MONOLOGUE
by Glenn Alterman
directed by Tom Herman†

MY DINNER WITH ROCCO
by Bob Manus
directed by Liz Forst

Cast: 

C.K. Allen*
Michael Boland*
Burt Edwards*
Charles E. Gerber*
Laurie Graff*
Richard Kent Green*
Bob Manus
Shelley McPherson*
Patricia O'Connell*
Bill Tatum*
Fred Velde*

Coordinating Producers: Jeff Paul and Paul Singleton

†member SDC


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This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department Of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council.


WorkShop Theater Company
312 West 36th Street,
Fourth Floor East
New York, NY 10018
Between 8th and 9th Avenues

Click here for directions


Production Photos: 

Bob Manus, Fred Velde & Richard Kent Green in "My Dinner With Rocco"

Bob Manus, Fred Velde & Richard Kent Green in "My Dinner With Rocco"

Bob Manus, Fred Velde & Richard Kent Green in Bob Manus' "My Dinner With Rocco," part of the Recession Special short play festival, June, 2010.

Burt Edwards & Patricia O'Connell in "Food For Thought"

Burt Edwards & Patricia O'Connell in "Food For Thought"

Burt Edwards & Patricia O'Connell in Marylee Martin's "Food For Thought," part of Recession Special, June, 2010

C.K. Allen and Bill Tatum in "Kingdom For A Horse"

C.K. Allen and Bill Tatum in "Kingdom For A Horse"

C.K. Allen and Bill Tatum in Jonathan Pereira's "Kingdom For A Horse," part of the "Recession Special" short play festival.

Charles E. Gerber in "Michael"

Charles E. Gerber in "Michael"

Charles E. Gerber in "Michael, A Recession Monologue," by Glenn Alterman

Charles E. Gerber in "Recession Special"

Charles E. Gerber in "Recession Special"

Charles E. Gerber in "Michael, A Recession Monologue," by Glenn Alterman, part of Recession Special, June, 2010.

Shelley McPherson in Recession Special: After Breakfast

Shelley McPherson in Recession Special: After Breakfast

Shelley McPherson in Rich Orloff's "After Breakfast."