New School to Present Reddin's Black Snow

News   New School to Present Reddin's Black Snow The New School for Drama will stage a production of Keith Reddin's play Black Snow Nov. 16-18.

Glynis Rigsby will direct third-year acting MFA students in the play, which is a dramatization of the novel by Mikhail Bulgakov. Set design is by Robin Vest, costume design is by Jenny Mannis, lighting design is by Scott Bolman and sound design is by Jane Shaw.

The cast includes Zo' Anastassiou, Isabel Garcia Arenelund, Darcie Champagne, Brett Collier, Colin Fisher, Joe Fuselli, Stacie Greenwell, Mark S. Howard, Andy Kepka, Megan Kilian, Robin LeMon, Ivan Magrin-Chagnolleau, Aynsley Moorhouse, Emily Murray, Megan Mioduski, Joel Repman, Brian Schlanger, Tawny Sorenson, Hadi Tabbal and JC Vasquez.

The play will also get a production at the Yale Repertory Theatre in December. It won the 1993 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Play in Chicago and had a brief Off-Broadway run in 1998.

According to a release, Black Snow "follows the story of Sergei Maxudov, a writer whose dream of being a famous novelist turns into a nightmare. Excited that his novel is to be presented as a play at the Theater of Moscow, Maxudov discovers to his horror that he and his work are under the control of the eccentric theatre management and realizes the hypocrisy and frustration that go into producing a true artistic piece."

Reddin is no stranger to The New School for Drama, as he directed his play Life During Wartime last year as part of the school's first season of full-scale productions. Other Reddin plays include Life And Limb, The Innocents’ Crusade, Rum and Coke, Big Time and Maybe. The New School for Drama Theater is located in Manhattan at 151 Bank Street. Tickets, priced $10, can be purchased at the door or by calling (212) 279-420, visiting www.ticketcentral.com or the Ticket Central box office at 416 West 42nd Street.

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