New Works presents That Good Night
Performing Arts | Theater
Marin Theatre Company’s New Works Series presents That Good Night
By Andrew Dolan
Directed by Jasson Minadakis
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 16, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Marin Theatre Company | 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Join Marin Theatre Company for FREE public readings of That Good Night by MTC’s 2011 David Callicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize winner Andrew Dolan. In this magical and moving dark comedy, Millicent is praying for a miracle as her grown children return home for the removal of their father, her husband, from life support. As sibling rivalries reignite and unhappy childhood memories flare up, a family secret emerges to change all of their lives.
MTC’s New Works Series offers exciting script-in-hand readings of new plays by emerging playwrights. Readings are followed by a talk-back with the playwright, director and actors.
New Works Series readings are FREE, reserve tickets online or through the Box Office, seating is limited.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
Andrew Dolan is a graduate of Bowdoin College and A.C.T.’s MFA program. That Good Night, his first full-length play, won Marin Theatre Company’s 2011 David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize. His 10-minute baseball play '04: A Muse of Fire premiered at Mile Square Theatre’s 7th Inning Stretch; his screenplay Gale was selected for Independent Film Project’s emerging Narrative Program; and he is the co-writer of the award-winning short film Weekend Getaway. Other plays have been developed with Playwrights Horizons, Clubbed Thumb and EST/West. His New York acting credits include American Daughter on Broadway, Strictly Dishonorable at Vineyard, Pink and Ted Kaczynski Killed People with Bombs at Summer Play Festival, What Then with Clubbed Thumb and Measure for Measure at Target Margin. His UK acting credits include Edmond at National Theatre, The Woods at National Studio, Boy from the Book with English Touring Theatre. His regional acting credits include Mamba's Daughters at the Spoleto Festival; Burn This, Marco Millions, Cyrano de Bergerac, Twelfth Night and Hapgood at A.C.T.; Substance of Fire and Savage/Love at Magic Theatre; Loot and Amadeus at Arizona Theatre Company. Television and film credits include Handsome Harry (Tribeca 2009), Unstoppable, Partners in Crime, 28 Days, Ash Tuesday, Deal Breakers (Sundance 2007), Being Human, Late Night with David Letterman, all Law & Orders, Conviction, Return of Jezebel James and Guiding Light.
ABOUT THE CALICCHIO PRIZE
The David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize honors David Calicchio’s lifelong career as a playwright and supports Marin Theatre Company’s commitment to the discovery and development of new and emerging American playwrights. MTC awards the Calicchio Prize annually to a professionally unproduced playwright for a new work that shows outstanding promise and a distinctive new voice for the American theatre. The winning playwright receives a $2,500 award. Their submitted play receives a developmental workshop and two staged readings as part of MTC’s New Works Series.
Celebrating our 45th Anniversary this season, Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area’s premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our intimate 231-seat proscenium theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes at least one world premiere each season, two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards, new play readings and workshops by the nation’s best emerging playwrights and a leadership position in the National New Play Network. Our numerous educational programs serve more than 6,000 students each year.
Sasha Hnatkovich, Communications Director
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