A Question of History

HExTC—IATI Theater Co-Pro: All is Fair in Love & War…

Written by Brad Schreiber

Directed by Mikaela Kafka

Dates:

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:30pm

Language: English

Location: IATI Theater 64 East 4th Street, NYC

Synopsis

An award-winning historian-teacher at a prestigious college is challenged by his teaching  assistant, an attractive Ph.D. candidate, who discovers he has lied to students about his being in the Viet Nam War, creating a national news story that threatens to destroy both their careers.

About the Reading Series:

A Howling Wilderness is part of the reading series Where Theater Starts by The Hudson Exploited Theater Company (HExTC,) presented in collaboration with IATI Theater.

About the Playwright:

BRAD SCHREIBER has written for all media. He has adapted for National Public Radio the Ray Bradbury story “The One Who Waits,” which won a prize from the Midwest  Radio Theatre Workshop, as well as Philip K. Dick’s “Sales Pitch.” His seventh book is the early years biography Becoming Jimi Hendrix (Da Capo), which has been included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library. His film The Adventures of Manu is currently in production in Mexico City. He writes for Huffington Post and Script magazine. Fellowships/awards include Edward Albee Foundation, National Press Foundation and L.A. Press Club. Brad is a member of the Actors Studio Playwrights-Directors Unit. For more information about Brad visit  www.BradSchreiber.com.

About the Director:

Mikaela Kafka – Mikaela is very excited to be once again working with the wonderful Hudson Exploited Theatre Company having collaborated as both an actress and director on many projects including “Jane Ho,” Mourning”, “Old Fashioned Love Story,” and “Ampersand”.   She has directed for Centenary Stage Company,  Mile Square Theatre, and Turtle Shell Productions in Manhattan.  She also directs and works with Children’s Drama programs throughout the tri-state area having just done Little Mermaid (SSDS), and also Into the Woods, and  Bugsy Malone this summer with kids at The Silver Lake Theatre in Upstate New York.  Upcoming as an Actress, Mikaela will be playing the role of Beverly in Miracle on South Division Street at The Montgomery Theatre in Oct. – Dec. reprising her performance from the Chenango River Theatre this Spring..  Other favorite credits include An Empty Plate at the Café Du Grande Boeuf (The Arden), as Stella in Light up the Sky at Centenary Stage Company,  Jesse in ‘Night Mother, Imagining Madoff ,Slaughter City, and The Maids (Garage Theatre Group) which earned her a nomination for “Best Lead Actress in NJ” by the Star Ledger. Film;  Spike Lee’s Inside Man and Boor of No Importance directed by Joe Paul in which she stars alongside her leading man and husband, Osborn Focht. You can read more at www.KafkaExperiment.com.

Cast:

Annamette Anderson
Osborn Focht
Jacquelyn Avery Greenspan
Hugh Sinclair
Christian Thom

Access to the Reading:

Admission is FREE. No reservation is required. Donate $5 at the door and get a glass of “vino.”