Mamet, Ives, Guirgis, Eno, Cho, Rapp, Bobbie, McCarthy Part of EST's Marathon 2006

News   Mamet, Ives, Guirgis, Eno, Cho, Rapp, Bobbie, McCarthy Part of EST's Marathon 2006 Ensemble Studio Theatre will present its 28th annual festival of new one-act plays May 23-June 25, showcasing work by playwrights Julia Cho, Will Eno, Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Ives, David Mamet and directors Walter Bobbie, Ruthie Henshall, Andrew McCarthy and Adam Rapp.
David Mamet
David Mamet Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Marathon 2006 follows its previous format, featuring 11 pieces (world premieres, American premieres and New York premieres among them) presented in three separate evenings that will run in rotating repertory. The 2006 Marathon lineup is as follows:

Series A (May 23-June 10)


  • Breakfast and Bed by Amy Fox, directed by Abigail Zealey-Bess
  • The Other Woman by David Ives, dir. Walter Bobbie
  • Davy and Stu by Anton Dudley, dir. Jordan Young
  • Not All Korean Girls Can Fly by Lloyd Suh, dir. RJ Tolan Series B (May 30-June 19)


  • Bone China by David Mamet, dir. Curt Dempster
  • 100 Most Beautiful Names of Todd by Julia Cho, dir. Jamie Richards
  • On the Sporadic by James Ryan, dir. Charles Richter
  • Intermission by Will Eno, dir. Michael Sexton Series C (June 13-25)


  • The Night that Roger Went to Visit the Parents of His Old High School Girlfriend by Ann Marie Healy, dir. Andrew McCarthy
  • The Bus to Buenos Aires (A Musical) by Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore, dir. Carlos Armesto
  • Detail by Michael Louis Wells
  • Lila on the Wall by Edward Allen Baker, dir. Kevin Confoy
  • The Sissy Letters: Numbers 14, 29, and 47 by Stephen Adly Guirgis, dir. Adam Rapp Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling (212) 352-3101. For more information on the Marathon at E.S.T., 549 West 52nd Street, visit www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org.