Things Better Left Done, Mormon Family and More Will Be Part of "Dark Nights" Series

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The Prospect Theater Company has announced the line-up of performers and programming for its 2008 "Dark Nights" series, which will begin Oct. 25.

"Dark Nights" was created to showcase the work of emerging artists while Prospect Theater Company's regular season programming takes a night off.

Writer and performer Gretchen Cryer (I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road) conceived and directs the series "SOLO," which will present public workshops of new one-person pieces throughout October and November.

On Oct. 25 at 3 PM "SOLO" will present If You Want Me, You Can Have Me - Right Now, written and performed by Elizabeth Rose, as well as Red Flags, written and performed by Susan Gordon-Clark.

Works showcased on Oct. 26 at 8 PM include An Ode to Anna, written and performed by Malachy Cleary; The Sex Education of My Mother, written and performed by Carol Hall; Things Better Left Done, written and performed by Fred Nelson; and Life in ¾ Time, written and performed by Susan Laubach.

Additional "SOLO" offerings include Alice & Elizabeth's One Woman Show, written and performed by Alice Barden on Oct. 27 at 8 PM; Why Do I Choose These Men?, written and performed by Jacqueline Santiago on Oct. 28 at 8 PM; Confessions of a Mormon Family, written and performed by Emmett Foster on Oct. 29 at 8 PM; Short Story, written and performed by Betsy Parrish on Nov. 5 at 8 PM; and Guido Girl, written and performed by Marianne Ferrari on Nov. 12 at 8 PM. "Dark Nights" rounds out the programming with 30 ideas, 3 of them good from the Artful Conspirators, running Nov. 1-4; while Rachel Schwartz's monologue infused with classical piano, One-Sixteenth, will be presented alongside Love Dr. Mueller, a look at the life of Cookie Mueller, Nov. 8-11.

"Dark Nights" take place at the Hudson Guild Theatre. For tickets, priced $15, and further information visit ProspectTheater.


Founded in 1998 by five graduates of Princeton University, Prospect Theater Company is known both for its development of new musicals and its engaging interpretations of classic plays.

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