Gionfriddo's U.S. Drag Begins NYC Run Jan. 27

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Gina Gionfriddo's Blackburn Prize-winning play U.S. Drag begins its limited New York return Jan. 27 at the American Theatre of Actors.
Gina Gionfriddo
Gina Gionfriddo

Michole Biancosino directs the five-performance engagement that benefits Doctors Without Borders' efforts in Haiti. The cast features Katherine Horlitz (Allison), Mariya King (Angela), Matt Brown (James), David Carl (Ned), Michael Scott King (Evan), Reid Andres (Christopher), Laura King (Mary) and Nicole Stoica (Janice/ Store Manager/ Bartender/ Christen).

U.S. Drag, according to press notes, "tells the darkly comic story of two recent college grads on the hunt for love, money, meaning, and Ed – New York's most elusive serial attacker."

The production has scenic design by Rome Brown, Michole Biancosino and Michael Scott King, lighting design by Rome Brown and Michael Scott King, and sound design by Amit Prakash.

Gionfriddo's U.S. Drag premiered Off-Broadway in 2008. Her plays also include Becky Shaw, After Ashley, Guinevere, Safe and Trepidation Nation.

U.S. Drag marks the inaugural production from Nunya Productions. Michael Scott King and Mariya King founded the company that benefits charitable organizations through proceeds from its stage productions.

U.S. Drag runs through Jan. 31 at the American Theatre of Actors' Sargent Theatre. For tickets phone (212) 581-3044. The American Theatre of Actors is located at 314 West 54th Street in Manhattan.

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