Staged Reading: US v. UNCLE PAUL

US v. UNCLE PAUL

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Written by Rachel Hinkel and Claudia Nolan
Directed by Claudia Nolan

UMass Amherst
Bartlett Hall, Room 316
Saturday April 22 @ 2 p.m. 

Roles: U.S. Agent, Friend, and Ensemble

Synopsis: US v. UNCLE PAUL adapts material about the arrest and trial of Paul Hinkel following a Department of Homeland Security sting operation seeking online child predators. While Paul never took the stand during his actual trial, here, he and his family members and friends all have a voice in the proceedings. Drawing from court transcripts, interviews with family members, and letters Paul has written to Hinkel from jail, this play asks the audience to see Paul as a complex human being while still acknowledging the fact that he was pursuing sexual relations with what he believed was an underage teen girl, even though she never really existed.

It’s a provocative exploration of the new digital reality, the blurred lines of privacy, fantasy, deception, entrapment, and masking.

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Next Up: Bank Job

Bank Job
Gloucester Stage

267 East Main Street
Gloucester, Mass.
May 19 – June 10, 2017

BankJobsmallWritten by John Kolvenbach
Directed by Bob Walsh
Role: Officer Dale James

Buy tickets  here.

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Oedipus Rex at PICT in Pittsburgh, Closed April 8

Oedipus Rex
PICT (Pittsburgh’s Classical Theatre)

Union Project
801 North Negley Avenue, Highland Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
March 23 – April 8, 2017

Oedipus

Written by Sophocles
Directed by Alan Stanford
Role: Creon

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Thurgood, Closed February 12

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Next Up: Thurgood at New Rep

Thurgood
New Repertory Theatre

Black Box Theatre
Aresenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, Mass.
January 7 – February 5, 2017

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Written by George Stevens, Jr.
Directed by Benny Sato Ambush
Role: Thurgood Marshall

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Ascendants Anthology Wins Big at NYCIFF’s Fright Fest!

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From Director Don Schechter’s Twitter and Website:

Awards for The Ascendants Anthology! New York City International Film Festival’s Fright Fest: Best Director–Don Schechter, Best Actor–Johnny Lee Davenport, Best Actress–Kate Jurdi, and Best TV Series Science Fiction!

The Ascendants is a multi-platform project that includes a series of short films (The Ascendants Anthology), a series pilot script, and a novelization of that script. Episodes of The Ascendants Anthology have screened at Hollyshorts (Finalist), The Independent Television and Film Festival, The Boston International Film Festival (Winner, Best Sci-Fi), Hot Springs International Film Festival, The Philip K. Dick Film Festival, The Tri-Cities Film Festival, the Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival (Honorable Mention), and Boston Comic Con.

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Now Playing

Akeelah and the Bee
The Wheelock Family Theatre

Akeelah and the Bee Promo

Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchkison
Adapted by Cheryl L. West
Directed by Maura Tighe
Role: Dr. Larabee
October 21  – November 20, 2016

To buy tickets, click here.

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Ascendants Anthology at Boston Comic Con, 8/13

Acendants Raven Screening

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The Ascendants Anthology (Episodes 1-3) Screening at Boston Comic Con on SATURDAY AUGUST 13th at 3:45PM at the SEAPORT WORLD TRADE CENTER n the Back Bay Complex on the second level.

Buy your day passes here (film free with regular ticket).

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Closed: African Company Presents ‘Richard III,’ Death of a Salesman, Arcadia

As Papa Shakespeare with Sarah (Greta Oglesby). (PHOTO: Liz Lauren)

As Papa Shakespeare with Sarah (Greta Oglesby). (PHOTO: Liz Lauren)

As the well-meaning neighbor Charlie with the tragic Willy Loman (Brian Mani).

As the well-meaning neighbor Charlie with the tragic Willy Loman (Brian Mani). (PHOTO: Liz Lauren)

As Captain Brice (third from left), noting Lady Croom (Tracy Michelle Arnold) while Thomasina (Rebecca Hurd) is engrossed in her book.

As Captain Brice (third from left), noting Lady Croom (Tracy Michelle Arnold) while Thomasina (Rebecca Hurd) is engrossed in her book.

The African Company Presents Richard III
American Players Theatre

By Carlyle Brown
Directed by Derrick Sanders
Touchstone Theatre
5950 Golf Course Rd.
Spring Green, Wisc.
June  – mid-September, 2016

Death of a Salesman
American Players Theatre

By Arthur Miller
Directed by Kenneth Albers
Up-the-Hill Theatre
5950 Golf Course Rd.
Spring Green, Wisc.
June – September, 2016

Arcadia
American Players Theatre

By Tom Stoppard
Directed by James Bohnen
Up-the-Hill Theatre
5950 Golf Course Rd.
Spring Green, Wisc.
August – September, 2016

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Closed: Bootycandy

 Bootycandy
SpeakEasy Stage Company

Cast with Lollipops

By Robert O’Hara
Directed by Summer Williams
Stanford Calderwood Pavillion
Boston Center for the Arts
527 Tremont St.
Boston, Mass.
March 12 – April 9, 2016

To buy tickets, click here.

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