Soho Rep Has Peninsula and Not Clown in 2006

News   Soho Rep Has Peninsula and Not Clown in 2006 Off-Broadway's Soho Rep will present new works by Madelyn Kent and Austin, Texas' Physical Plant Theater in 2006.

The season of the Obie-winning Tribeca company will begin with Peninsula, a work described as "Casablanca meets Japanese Butoh theatre." Writer Madelyn Kent will also direct the piece, which is set in a fictional land and employs heightened language (a hallmark of many Soho Rep produced plays). Performances begin Jan. 12. On March 16, the Austin-based Physical Plant Theater will arrive with Not Clown. The play takes place in a world where circuses are banned. Nonetheless a renegade troupe decides to play out the story of a girl who longs to be a clown. The show will make the New York debut of the company. The run will last two weeks.

Recent Soho Rep productions include Everything Will Be Different by Mark Schultz; The Flying Machine's Frankenstein; and Melissa James Gibson's Suitcase.

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