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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

FOUR DAYS OF FREE PLAYS @ TWO RIVER THEATER COMPANY THIS WEEKEND


WHEN: Thursday, June 9 - Sunday, June 12
WHERE:
Two River Theater Company, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank
This event is FREE and open to the public! Great music, delicious food, and good conversation!

The Plays
TRTC will present these four plays by some of today’s most gifted playwrights as staged readings. They will be performed “bare-bones”—without sets or costumes, by a group of talented actors with script in hand.

By Tanya Saracho
Directed by Jerry Ruiz
Thursday, June 9, at 7 PM - EN INGLES
El Nogalar takes us to present-day Northern Mexico for a re-telling of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, complete with all of that story’s humor, sadness and honesty about how generations and classes survive through change.

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By Raul Castillo
Directed by Felix Solis
Friday, June 10, at 7 PM - EN INGLES
After the loss of her lover, a native New Yorker travels to the border town of Mission, in South Texas, to meet his estranged family and uncover the truth about his past. An exploration of what happens when individuals, cultures and truths collide.

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By Karen Zacarias
Directed by Felix Solis
Saturday, June 11, at 2 PM - EN INGLES
Sunday, June 12, at 3 PM - EN ESPAƑOL

In the Mexican desert in the 1950s, a family of artists is brought together by the imminent death of Jose, their patriarch. A deeply moving play about their struggles—particularly those of Jose’s wife, Mariela, whose boundless passion and talent have been pushed down for years in service of those around her.

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Click here to reserve your seats to the Spanish-language reading.

By KJ Sanchez
Directed by Emily Ackerman
Saturday, June 11, at 7 PM - EN INGLES
In this funny and personal play, KJ investigates her ancestry—and the 15-year land feud that divided her family and nearly destroyed her hometown.

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