Rocco Sisto, Stephanie Hayes, Alenka Kraigher, Nicolas Norena and David Skeist star in The Public Theater world premiere of Richard Foreman's Old-Fashioned Prostitutes (A True Romance), which officially opens May 7 after previews that began April 30 Off-Broadway.
Written, directed and designed by avant-garde theatre-maker Foreman (Idiot Savant), Old-Fashioned Prostitutes runs through June 2. It is presented in association with Foreman's Ontological-Hysteric Theater.
The cast comprises Sisto (Seminar, Amadeus The Bacchae) as Samuel, Hayes (February House) as Gabriella, Kraigher (Idiot Savant) as Suzie, performance artist Norena as Michelin Man and David Skeist ("Law & Order") as Alfredo.
According to the Public, "Snapshots from an enigmatic fairy-tale in which Suzie, the elusive coquette, brings Samuel to his knees — from where he worships a life he only half understands, Old-Fashioned Prostitutes (A True Romance) is an expressionistic chamber-play that twists emotional heartache into a landscape of continual mental invention."
The production has costume design by Gabriel Berry and lighting design by Yael Lubetzky.
For tickets phone (212) 967-7555 or visit PublicTheater. The Public Theater is located at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
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Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You