For the Love of Beasts: NYC's Triangle Theatre Has Festival of 11 Plays About People and Animals Oct. 1-16

News   For the Love of Beasts: NYC's Triangle Theatre Has Festival of 11 Plays About People and Animals Oct. 1-16
 
Triangle Theatre, the professional troupe in residence at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan, presents its third annual "Beast Festival" of 11 new works by emerging playwrights, Oct. 1-16.

As the umbrella title suggests, the plays "explore the relationship between humans and animals, from the zoo we live in to the nature of the beast in all of us."

The pieces include Bingo by Jean Reynolds, Bull! by Kato McNickle, For the Love of Mike by Deborah A. Vines, Koko's Achilles' Heel by Frank Higgins, Hail Mary by Elaine Schloss, Horse Sense by Susan Barsky, In the Middle of the Road by Susan Gidding-Green, No Goats by Deborah Carr, Princess Grace by Mark Levine, Tell It to the Bird by Joseph Reed Hayes and The Neverglades by Dwayne Yancey.

Triangle artistic director Nancy Rogers directs a company that includes Doug Barron, Dana Bate, Kitty Chen, Tiffany Clementi, Eric Conley, Daniel Damiano, Arthur French, Kaci Gober, Judith Greentree, Mervin V.T. Haines, Manon Halliburton, Dick Hughes, Joe MacDougall, Ellen McLaughlin, Sylvia Norman, Dorian Weekes O'Neal, Shad Ramsey, Al D. Rodriguez, Bryan Schany, Joan Shepard, Eugene Osborne Smith, Leslee Warren, Hannah Wolfe and Teresa Yenque.

Designers are Roger Hanna (set and lights) and Craig Lenti (sound).

Rescue organizations will be on hand at each performance with animals to adopt. Showtimes are Oct. 1-16 are 7:30 PM Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 4 PM on Saturdays, and 2 PM Sundays. Triangle Theatre is at 316 E. 88th (between First and Second Avenues).

Tickets are $15. For reservations, call (212) 560-2383.

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