Durango Playfest: Two Hander w/ Talkback

DURANGO PLAYFEST PRESENTS

Durango Playfest: Two Hander w/ Talkback

Sat · August 10, 2019

Doors: 4:30 pm / Show: 5:00 pm (event ends at 7:00 pm)

The Animas City Theatre - Movies

$25

Durango Playfest brings nationally known and emerging theatre artists to the community. This August, accomplished Playwrights share their new scripts with New York and L.A. Directors and Actors to see their work on its feet for the first time. Audiences have the opportunity to give feedback to Playwrights after performances and mingle with Actors and Directors throughout the week during free community workshops and gatherings. Playfest is dedicated to nurturing an environment for community engagement, education, and new work development.

Two Hander
Two Hander
Doors open at 4:30. Print tickets or check in with ID at will call. Talkback to follow

See play reading of Playwrights Barry Kleinbort and Lois Walden’s new dramedy, directed by Tony nominated, Sheryl Kaller!

Two Hander explores the seesawing relationship between Ned Harper, a one-time off-Broadway playwright who was once considered to be the next Mamet but is now teaching at the New School in New York City, and his star pupil, Sheila Lawrence, a bright but unhappy Westchester housewife who has serendipitously enrolled in his beginning playwrighting course. Sheila convinces Ned to collaborate with her on writing a “two hander” (a play with only two characters) and they embark on a literary adventure which quickly evolves into a heated love tryst that can only end in ultimate betrayal. Over the play’s twenty year time span, we watch these two vital verbal gymnasts ride the waves of Broadway success, hard won independence, personal heartbreak and, at the final curtain, arrive at a place of deep mutual understanding.

Print tickets or check in with ID at will call. Talkback to follow
Venue Information:
The Animas City Theatre - Movies
128 E College Drive
Durango, CO, 81301
http://www.animascitytheatre.com/