One-Acts for a Cause will premiere four one-act plays by Obie winner Israel Horovitz, Wendy MacLeod, Winter Miller and Erik Ehn and the Tenderloin Opera Company.
The director for Horovitz's St. Anne's Soup is Planet Connections co-artistic director Glory Kadigan, for MacLeod's Community Service Moritz von Stuelpnagel, for Miller's Snap! Jessi D. Hill, and for Ehn's Frail/Ingilin Mia Rovegno.
In addition to Leo, Levy and Hurt, casting includes Phoebe Strole ( Spring Awakening, "Glee"), Jonathan Walker ( Rocky), Eric Lenox Abrams ( All The Way), Kellie Overbey ( The Coast of Utopia), Tina Benko ( Top Girls), Andrew Garman ( Salome with Al Pacino), Obie winners Russell G. Jones ( Ruined) and Eisa Davis ( Passing Strange), Courtney Thomas ( Emotional Creature), Jon Norman Schneider ( The Architecture of Being) and Quincy Tyler Bernstine ( Ruined).
The evening raises funds for non-profit City Harvest, a New York City food services agency.
The creative team includes Craig Napoliello (scenic design), Christopher Weston (lighting design), Izzy Fields (costume design), Jacob Subotnick (sound design), Gil Sperling (production/video design) and Jenna R. Lazare (technical direction/stage management). The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity is New York's premiere eco-friendly/socially-conscious theatre, music and film festival that runs through June 8 at the Paradise Factory.
Tickets and more information can be found by visiting PlanetConnections.org.