August 15th Opening Night of Jack London: Sex, Love, and Revolution at FringeNYC

From Jeanne Campbell Reesman:

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Filmus, Inc. Presents 
 Jack London: Sex, Love, and Revolution at FringeNYC
Based on the lives, adventures and writings of Jack and Charmian LondonA new play by Ben Goldstein

Directed by Kimberly Loren Eaton

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Or Call 866-468-7619Tickets $15
DATES/ TIMES OF PERFORMANCES
Thursday, August 15th @ 4:00pm
Sunday, August 18th @ 2:30pm
Tuesday, August 20th @ 9:00pm
Thursday, August 22nd @ 8:15pm
Sunday, August 25th @ Noon
LOCATIONThe Celebration Of Whimsy

(Formerly The Living Theatre)

21 Clinton Street

(between Stanton and Houston)

New York, NY 10002

VENUE #5

SynopsisA cast of five brings to life the true story of adventurer, lover, photojournalist, literary giant and revolutionary, Jack London and the women that empowered him to rise from poverty to become the highest paid, most popular, most controversial author in the world.  From the Klondike to the San Francisco Earthquake his exploits and romances make headlines worldwide.

Utilizing Jack’s own *photographs of the slums of London’s East End, the Japanese/ Russo War, and the Great San Francisco Earthquake, and Fire of 1906 as backdrops, this multi-media dynamic movement piece includes live piano music by Scott Joplin and Chopin, popular songs of the day, and a duel between lovers.

Join us in following Jack as his exploits and love affairs make history and help shape American society and literature.

*Photos are shown by special arrangement with the Huntington Library. These photos have never been exhibited on the East Coast.

Cast 
Natalie Roy(Charmian)
Erika Amato*(Ninetta)
 
Xander Chauncey*(Jack)
Cara Loften(Bess)
Thea Brooks*(Anna)
*Equity Approved Showcase/Actors appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association
Creative and Production TeamBen Goldstein – Playwright & Producer 

Kimberly Loren Eaton – Director 

Heather Moss – General Manager

Ally Fairchild – Production Stage Manager

Brielle Cari – Authorized Company Representative 

Lindsay McWilliams – Costume Designer

Tanner Alvarez – Projection and Sound Design

Alan Swanke – Marketing Manager

Shakira Edgington – Marketing Consultant

Paul Gaschler – Logo/ Graphic Design  

About the Author:Ben Goldstein

Theater works include: Co-Author/ Lyricist Caviar, performed at the Delacorte Theatre and on Broadway at the Ante Theatre, Author/ Lyricist of the award-winning plays Looice and Guess Again, performed at the Public Theatre and The First All Children’s Theatre.  Recent productions include: The Secret of Our Souls – A Kabalistic Love Story, performed at the Minetta Lane Theatre (Fringe NYC 2009), Jack London: His Life and Loves and The Storyteller, produced as part of Marvell Repertory Theatre Company’s Emerging Artist Series and 2011- 2012 Reading Series.  Producer, writer and director of 23 short films and videos aired on Sesame Street and 3-2-1- Contact.  Ben’s films and videos have been included in many prestigious festivals and shown in numerous countries around the world and at the Museum of Modern Art.  He is currently finishing a two-hour documentary film on the life of Jack London.

About the Director:Kimberly Loren Eaton

As Producer at Asparagus Entertainment, Ms. Eaton is bringing new plays and musicals to Broadway and Off-Broadway.  She is passionate about developing new theater pieces and collaborating with both emerging and established theater artists.

During her tenure as the Artistic and Managing Director of the Off-Broadway Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, Kimberly oversaw the renovation of the historic space, re-branded it, and quickly developed the audience. Within two years, she had the theater operating at a profit, and was selling out shows and bringing in top artists, companies, and compelling productions, including Freud’s Last Session, which received an Off-Broadway Alliance Award, a Jeff Award, and was honored by the Library for the Performing Arts. Additionally, she expanded their adult and youth performing arts education offerings, founded a play reading series, a play festival, and curated a reading series.  Bringing a decade of theatre education experience with her, Kimberly founded and directed Kids Company, an Off-Broadway youth company, and Teen Tech Crew, a technical theatre and design training program for teens.  She received her formal education at Queens College, Hofstra University, and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), and was mentored by one of the fathers of the Off- Broadway movement, Ted Mann.  Selected directing credits include: CloserOnce on this Island, Guys and DollsPrivate Lives, and multiple new works, benefit performances, cabarets, staged readings.  Additionally, Kimberly served as Director of the Arts for the YMCA of Greater NY, is a Certified National Trainer in developing sustainable Arts and Humanities Programs, and has worked as a Consultant to non-profits.

 

Jack London: Sex, Love And Revolution is a 501c3 non-profit, through The Field.  Please support us by donating. 
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