Corpuz, Hellman and Izquierdo Set for Red Bull "In the Raw" Readings

News   Corpuz, Hellman and Izquierdo Set for Red Bull "In the Raw" Readings Initial casting has been announced for Red Bull Theater's "In the Raw" readings of Kay Matschullat's Don't Fuck With Love, which will be presented July 26 and 27 at 7 PM at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

The workshop presentation will include the talents of Christine Corpuz (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Nina Hellman (The Internationalist), Michael Izquierdo (Mother Courage and Her Children), Jessica Love and Keith Powell. Additional casting is expected shortly.

A contemporary revision of Alfred de Musset's On ne badine pas avec l'amour, Matschullat's play, according to press notes, "interpolates Abelard, Heloise, instant messaging, and the power elite into a powerful cocktail of love, drama, and humor. In this new version, an old romantic French play has a seriously new American bite. Utilizing the latest technology, including projections and cutting edge interactive media, Kay Matschullat and a fantastic cast and designers explore love and family in the 21st century."

Award-winning downtown musical act Antony & the Johnsons have created the music featured in Don't Fuck with Love. The evening will also include multimedia design work by Lenore Doxsee, Greg King, Clint Ramos, Guy Sherman, Addie Wagneknecht and Stefan Hechenberger of EYEBEAM.

Don't Fuck with Love was first presented by Red Bull's Revelation Reading series under the artistic director of Jesse Berger.

Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater is located in Manhattan at 416 West 42nd Street. Tickets are available by visiting www.ticketcentral.com or by calling (212) 279-4200. For further information visit www.redbulltheater.com.

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