Love and Internet Collide in LOL at the Parker Theater Sept. 17

News   Love and Internet Collide in LOL at the Parker Theater Sept. 17
 
LOL, the new play from Algonquin Theatre artistic director Tony Sportiello, begins a limited engagement at the Parker Theater Sept. 17.

The cast of the modern day Frankenstein tale features feature Ilene Bergelson, Ethan Cadoff, Sutton Crawford, John Kevin Jones, Joanie Pelzer, Andrew Pifko and Nicole Taylor. Duane Boutte serves as director.

Press notes for LOL read: "Danny Lawrence has a hard time relating to women, both in real life and on the web, until he creates a fictional online feminine personality of himself named Karen. Karen is everything Danny is not. She's aggressive, confident, sexual....through Karen, Danny slowly starts to discover what women truly want. The problem comes when Karen refuses to let go, forcing Danny to stay online for hours, days even weeks. A literal life and death struggle ensues between the two halves of Danny's personality, with everything on the line."

Set desgin is by Victoria E.S. Depew, sound design is by Arielle Edwards, costume design is by Joanie Schumacher and lighting design is by Natalie Robin.

Algonquin Productions also presents the ongoing engagements of Sessions and An Evening at The Carlyle. Sportiello's plays include Second Chance; The Grandfather Paradox; Tickets, Please!; Absent Friends; The Valley of Fear; and The Bet.

For tickets, priced $15, phone (212) 868-4444 or visit Smarttix. The Parker Theater is located at 123 East 24th Street.

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