Premiering 20 new plays, Soho Rep begin their fifth annual Summer Camp July 6. Series "A" of the festival, featuring eight new ten-minute plays, ended its run Thursday, July 7. Series "B," containing seven more ten minute works, will premiere July 9 and run through July 11.
Summer Camp, a festival of new works by new and emerging playwrights, directors, designer and technicians, runs through Aug. 7.
This is the first Summer Camp under the direction of Soho Rep's new artistic director Daniel Aukin. Aukin recently edited an anthology of plays from Summer Camps past and present for release by Doubleday in the fall.
The 1999 Summer Camp schedule follows:
July 6, 7, & 8 at 7:30
Animal Shelter by Emily Jenkins, directed by Michael Barakiva
Apartment building of the Blind by Brett Fetzer, directed by Amy Boyce
Which One's Yours? by Robert Simonson, directed by Laramie Dennis
Boxing Gloves by Dan Dzindzihashvili, directed by Alyse Rothman
Finishing Adam by Dave Rosenthal, directed by Mike Kimmel
The Vortex by John Poglinco, directed by Marcina Zaccaria
In The Night Office by Anne Washburn, directed by Noel Salzman
Paul Westerberg by Julia Jordan, directed by Carl Forsman July 10 & 11 @ 7:30, and July 11 at 3
Numb by Anne de Mare, directed by Allison Zell
Practicing by Rinne Groff, directed by Val Day
Everything Not Forbidden is Permitted by Anne Washburn, directed by James Urbaniak
Burrow written and directed by Madelyn Kent
1:30 in the World by David Todd, directed by Lisa Burdidge
French Toast & Parsley by Brooke Berman, directed by Lauren Rosen
Family Story written and directed by Henry Kandel
July 14, 15, 16, & 17 at 7:30
A Phaedra Play by Judy Elkan, directed by Daniel Aukin
July 21, 22, 23, & 24 @ 7:30
[sic] By Melissa James Gibson, directed by Melissa Kievman
July 28, 29, 30 & 31 at 7:30
Space by Jonathan Jacobs
Eating Dirt by Aya Ogawa, directed by Ron Russell
Aug. 4, 5, 6 & 7 at 7:30
Be Aggressive by Annie Weisman, directed by Lisa Portes
Two pieces will presented as part of the after hours series: The Master of Things by Scott Blumenthal July 29 at 9:30 PM and Soul Monsters by Allison Zell July 31at 9:30 PM.
Tickets are $8 for all performances and available by calling (212) 334 0962. Soho Rep is located at 46 Walker Street, 2 blocks below Canal Street between Broadway and Church. Soho Rep is on the web at http://www.sohorep.org.
-- By Christine Ehren