Richard L. Gaw's Ethan's People Opens July 13 at the Midtown International Theatre Festival

News   Richard L. Gaw's Ethan's People Opens July 13 at the Midtown International Theatre Festival
The Midtown International Theatre Festival in association with Buds of May Productions present Ethan’s People, a new play by Richard L. Gaw, opening July 13 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre.

Cast member Chloe Lenihan
Cast member Chloe Lenihan

Rose Ginsberg directs the production that runs through July 31 and features a cast that includes Daniel Fox (HBO’s "Generation Kill"), Luis Alberto Gonzalez, Missy Hernandez and Chloe Lenihan (HBO's "Boardwalk Empire").

Ethan’s People, according to press notes, "centers around two closely knit suburban couples. On a morning in late summer while husbands and best friends, John and Sam are on their way to work an 'accident' happens that irrevocably alters the safe pattern of their daily lives. Suddenly Sam begins to disappear without telling his wife Janice where he’s going. When Ethan, Sam’s six-year-old son, reads a nursery rhyme he’s written in school expressing his disturbance about the accident he is made fun of by the other children. Angered by her husband’s behavior and concerned about her son, Janice takes extreme measures to bring Ethan back to normal as Sam reasons that what is happening to Ethan is normal."

Buds of May Productions, founded in October 2010 by Hernandez and Lenihan, is dedicated to the cultivation of original works intended for stage, screen or new media with an eye for old-fashioned story telling that "just moves you."

The Midtown International Theatre Festival, now in its 12th year, celebrates the diversity of theatre and welcomes theatrical storytelling across a broad spectrum of genres, forms, identities, cultures, and appetites.

The Dorothy Strelsin Theatre is located at 312 W. 36th Street, 1st Floor. For more information on Ethan's People, visit For tickets, click here.

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