Last Chance: Marrieds Dig Up Their Past in OB's Folsom Head Until Dec. 21

News   Last Chance: Marrieds Dig Up Their Past in OB's Folsom Head Until Dec. 21
 
Last Chance to catch the world premiere of The Folsom Head at Off-Broadway's Currican Theatre. The show opened Nov. 23 and ends its scheduled run Dec. 21.

Last Chance to catch the world premiere of The Folsom Head at Off-Broadway's Currican Theatre. The show opened Nov. 23 and ends its scheduled run Dec. 21.

Ron McLarty's play is about a retired couple excavating arrowheads in New Mexico, where they end up unearthing their own lives.

Kerry Butler, one of the former Belles in Broadway's Beauty and the Beast shares the Currican Productions presentation with Sam Freed, Andrew Elvis Miller (artistic director of Currican Productions) and Barry Youngfellow (Jan from TV's "It's a Living").

The play, directed by Currican producing director Amy Kiehl, has a supernatural tone: Set on a Native American burial ground, phantoms are conjured. Butler and Miller play the ghosts, and Youngfellow and Freed play the archaeologists.

McLarty is an actor-playwright whose plays include The Dropper (winner of the Norfolk Southern Festival of New Works Award) and Aleka (presented by the Road Theater Company in Los Angeles), among others. His work has appeared at INTAR, Library Theatre at Lincoln Center, the Triangle Theater, and with the Lion Theater Company. As an actor, he has appeared on Broadway, Off Broadway and London, and he appears on NBC's fall 1998 series, "Trinity," as Father Dunnagh. He lives in Montclair, NJ. The Currican is at 154 W. 29th St. in New York City. For tickets ($25) call, (212) 736-2533.

-- By Kenneth Jones
and Robert Simonson

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