Reading of new play "TERRIBLE.RAGE" by Ryan Drake, directed by Sarah Blush.

It's the week before Christmas at Georgia McIntyre Casting and things aren't going well: a storm is brewing, the animals have escaped the Bronx Zoo, they can't find the lead for their latest film. Oh, and their director might be Satan? TERRIBLE. RAGE. examines the things we just can't shake.

Ryan Drake's bio: Ryan Drake is a writer in Brooklyn, NY. His plays have been seen at Dixon Place, Serials@TheFlea, Actors Theatre of Louisville Apprentice Workshop, The Wild Project, 7x7 at The Tank, The Playwrights Collective, 999 Festival, Calliope Theater, Kenyon College, YesNoise Production's High Line Series, and Mason Holdings. Upcoming: Less Than Rent Theatre , Crashbox Theater Company and La Mama Experimental Theatre Club. His webseries "Sensitive" will be featured on Amazon Prime through ENV Pictures and won the Audience Award at Brooklyn WebFest. "Sensitive" also sold to Canada's OutTV where it will be featured on their network series "Best of the Web" as well as featured on SeekaTV. Ryan graduated from Kenyon College in 2014, where he won the James E Michael Playwriting Prize. He recently wrapped a short film "Eden, The Clown" which he wrote, directed, produced, and assistant edited. He is also a script reader for the Vineyard Theatre.

Sarah Blush's bio: Sarah Blush directs theatre and virtual reality. She is a co-artistic director of the theatre company TV, whose work includes Sehnsucht (JACK), Power Couple (Ars Nova ANT Fest), and My Favorite Character Was the Talking Vase (HERE). Other directing: Clubbed Thumb, Playwrights Realm, NYU Graduate Acting, The Atlantic Acting School. Dixon Place, NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, The Flea, TinyRhino, Williamstown Theatre Festival. Associate/Assistant directing: Daniel Aukin, Mark Wing-Davey, Rachel Chavkin, Young Jean Lee, Richard Nelson, among others. Sarah was the recipient of New York Society Library's Emerging Female Artist Grant, a member of The Habitat's Directors Playground, and she's a New Georges Affiliated Artist. Currently: Associate Directing Mona Mansour's The Vagrant Trilogy at Mosaic Theater in Washington, D.C; developing CAVE, a multi-viewer virtual reality experience premiering at SIGGRAPH in August. Upcoming: reading of William Glick's Felt at Clubbed Thumb in June; Sehnsucht returns to JACK August-September.

Jun 2, 2018

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