1). Our FIRST
commission, Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved was a huge hit, selling out
the entire run, receiving rave reviews from The New York Times, Time
Out NY, and nytheatre.com(among many others), generating national and European interest and featuring our amazingly talented actors.
2). Our September 2010 production (to be selected after the Welcome Mat Reading Series) will be the SECOND production at our fantastic, "green" home, The Wild Project
3). We're revamping our Board of Directors, and working towards and adding THREE new positions to our staff: Director of Development, Event Producer and Company Manager.
4). Our FOURTH
annual "Battle of the Bards," drew 500+ patrons and the judging talents
of John Slattery ("Mad Men"), Daniel Sunjata ("Rescue Me") and Adriane
Lenox (TONY winner for Doubt on Broadway), among others.
5). Our FIVE-day
retreat this summer at our new space in the Berkshires was a rousing
success. 35 theater artists attended and we rehearsed and read 10 new
6). We're thrilled to announce that our SIXTH Annual Welcome Mat Reading Series will feature new plays written by company members
7). We have welcomed SEVEN
new members! Joining our ranks are Jackie Chung, Matt D'Amico, Anton
Dudley, Sam Hunter, Jenny Seastone Stern, Danielle Slavick and Brian
8). Despite cuts to every funding source imaginable, YOU can help us reach our season EIGHT
fundraising goal of $40,000. Whether you donate $1 - $5 - $50 - $100 -
$500 or more, whether you donate online or by check, any amount will
help us achieve this goal.