Politically Charged Potomac Theatre Project Makes New York Its New Home

News   Politically Charged Potomac Theatre Project Makes New York Its New Home
The Washington, D.C. based Potomac Theatre Project will officially relocate to New York City for its 21st season.

The politically charged Helen Hayes-nominated company will present Politics of Passion: The Plays of Anthony Minghella and Howard Barker's No End of Blame in repertory at The Atlantic Stage 2, with previews beginning June 20 and playing through July 14. Three of Anthony Minghella's plays — Cigarettes and Chocolate, Hang Up and Truly, Madly, Deeply — will explore the issues of social and personal responsibilities, while Barker's No End of Blame: Scenes of Overcoming concerns the struggle of the artist in society to maintain his or her freedom of expression. The latter is explored through the experiences of a political cartoonist.

Potomac Theatre Project was founded in 1987 by the artistic team of Cheryl Faraone, Jim Petosa and Richard Romagnoli. In its 20 seasons the voices of Potomac Theatre Project's writers have addressed art, pornography, AIDS, homelessness, censorship, totalitarianism, apartheid and gender wars.

Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by calling (800) 838-3006 or by visiting www.brownpapertickets.com. For more information on the company visit www.potomactheatreproject.org.

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