The Jaradoa Jam! will be held at 5 and 8 PM and will feature performances by members of the new theatre company. The company comprises managing artistic director April Nickell, associate artistic director Anika Larsen, associate managing director Angi Taylor; actors Chris Harbur, John Harrison, Joshua Henry, Amanda Hunt, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Telly Leung, Nicole Lewis, Kelly McCreary and Eileen Rivera; composer Nils Olaf Dolven; costume designer Andrea Varga; and graphic designer Greg Gorman. Attendees can expect to enjoy a 1940's radio play; songs from the company's first musical, Serenade; an excerpt from their latest production, The Small of Her Back; a mini-documentary of their work in schools; and plays penned by PS 206 fifth graders.
The Vineyard Theatre is located in Manhattan at 108 East 15th Street (between Union Square and Irving Place). There is a $25 cover charge, payable at the door.
Jaradoa (Just A Roomful of Artists Doing Outreach And) Theater is a company of professional theatre artists, who are equally devoted to productions and to performance-based outreach. "They do theater that promotes mercy, beauty and truth in an environment where artists thrive, and use storytelling to address brokenness in their community."