Playwright Gordon Dahlquist's The Secret Machine which opened Sept. 8 at New York's walkerspace, concludes its run Oct. 3.
Directed by Sturgis Warner, The Secret Machine is a futuristic tale of four female scientists searching for the "source of desire" while using each other as guinea pigs. The scientists use cranial jacks and employ tactics like cold coffee, cigarettes, sugar and sleep deprivation to achieve their ends.
Secret's cast features Annie McAdams, Molly Powell, Judy Rhodes, Emme Shaw and Jane Young.
Sara Falconer serves as Stage Manager. Lighting design is by Allen Hahn, original music is by Sam Carter, costumes are by Mimi O'Donnell, and director Warner designed the sets.
The Secret Machine plays at walkerspace, 46 Walker Street (A/C/E/N/R or 6 train to Canal Street, or 1/9 to Franklin Street). Remaining performances are Oct. 1-3, Fri.-Sat. at 8 PM and Sun. at 7 PM. All tickets are $15. Call (212) 254-9888 for reservations. -- By Murdoch McBride