Primary Stages Offers A Moment of Bliss, March 4 and 7

News   Primary Stages Offers A Moment of Bliss, March 4 and 7 On March 4 and 7, Off-Broadway's Primary Stages will offer A Moment of Bliss—or, rather 22 moments, as the two evenings are composed of that many one-act plays by just as many authors.

On March 4 and 7, Off-Broadway's Primary Stages will offer A Moment of Bliss—or, rather 22 moments, as the two evenings are composed of that many one-act plays by just as many authors.

The biggest name in the bunch is filmmaker-playwright Neil LaBute, of The Shape of Things fame. His one-act, Coax, will be the highlight of the March 7 evening. Other scribes of note include Edwin Sanchez, Ruth Margraff and Stephen Belber.

The schedule runs as follows:

March 4 at 7:30:
Bliss by Brooke Berman
Jebbediah by Stephen Belber
Domestics by Sonia Taitz
Padding the Wagon by Gary Garrison
Fly Right by Janet Reed Ahearn
Photographic Memory by Julia Jordan
Neverland by Gordon Dahlquist
Over the Shoulder by Ruth Margraff

March 7 at 7:30:
Coax by Neil LaBute
Ida Clear by Alice Tuan
The Popcorn Sonata by Jenny Lyn Bader
Coda by Romulus Linney
Sepsis by Helayne Schiff
A Simple Wedding by John von Hartz
A Clear, Blue Thing by Caridad Svich
Bye Bye by Victor Lodato
Cha Cha Cha by Garth Wingfield
Pops by Edwin Sanchez
and Mae and Her Stories by David DeWitt The event was curated by Primary Stages associate artistic director Tyler Marchant.

—By Robert Simonson