The Lark Theatre visits the antebellum South in the BareBones presentation of Judy Tate's Fast Blood March 7-11. The fully staged play-in-development performs at the Lark Studio Theatre. Fast Blood is the story of an African-American family fighting against a violent past and facing an uncertain future before the Civil War ravages the country. Tate won an Emmy Award for her writing on "As the World Turns."
Damon Evans of "The Jeffersons" stars with Timothy L. Gallagher, Melissa Maxwell, Vernice Miller, Melissa Murray, Virginia Queen, Godfrey Simmons and Hugh Sinclair. Joel Friedman directs.
$15 tickets are available by calling (212) 246-2676. The Lark Theatre is located at 939 Eighth Avenue and on the web at http://www.larktheatre.org.
BareBones productions are fully-staged with suggestions of set, lighting, costumes and music. Recent BareBones stagings have included Pera Palas playwright Sinan Unel's Tolstoy's Den, KNEPP, Hilly Hicks Jr.'s A Hole in the Dark and David Rambo's Rhinebeck.
— By Christine Ehren