Labyrinth Theater Company Announces Casting for Marathon Readings at “New York Festival”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
L A B Y R I N T H T H E A T E R C O M P A N Y
ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR FREE
MARATHON WEEKEND READINGS AT
MAX CASELLA, SARITA CHOWDHURY, LIZA COLON-ZAYAS, KIERAN CULKIN,
TONY DANZA, JOHN DOMAN, TATE DONOVAN, HALLEY FEIFFER, MICHAEL KELLY, ELIZABETH KEMP, JOSH HAMILTON, SARAH NINA HAYON, FLORENCIA LOZANO, JULIA MURNEY, TONY PLANA, ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ, DAPHNE RUBIN-VEGA,
JULIA STILES, MARLO THOMAS, YUL VAZQUEZ
AND MORE TO STAR IN FEATURED WEEKEND READINGS
MARCH 22nd – 24th
AT THE BANK STREET THEATER
New York, NY – (March 21, 2013) The Company Members of Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble, have announced today casting for its upcoming NEWYORKNEWYORK Festival Marathon Weekend, which will feature forty-eight hours of free, round-the-clock readings of plays centered around New York themes – iconic playwrights, vibrant cultures, urban ideals, and more.
Over 180 actors will participate in the marathon weekend of free play readings including: Max Casella, Sarita Chowdhury, Liza Colon-Zayas, Kieran Culkin, Tony Danza, John Doman, Tate Donovan, Halley Feiffer, Michael Kelly, Elizabeth Kemp, Josh Hamilton, Sarah Nina Hayon, Florencia Lozano, Julia Murney, Tony Plana, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Julia Stiles, Marlo Thomas, and Yul Vazquez. The marathon will feature classic works by over twenty esteemed New York playwrights, including Maria Irene Fornes, Lorraine Hansberry, David Henry Hwang, Kenneth Lonnergan, Arthur Miller, Clifford Odets, Miguel Pinero, and more.
Cast lists and the reading schedule will be posted a few hours before each reading. For real-time updates, text NYNY to 95997, or follow Labyrinth on Twitter at @LabTheaterNYC.
Free tickets for the Marathon Weekend will be available on a first-come, first-served basis before each reading.
All readings will be held at The Bank Street Theater (155 Bank St.).
Labyrinth Theater Company (Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez, Artistic Directors; Danny Feldman, Managing Director) is a diverse, award-winning ensemble of artists who have changed the face of American theater through groundbreaking productions of provocative new plays. Founded in 1992 by a group of actors who wanted to push their artistic limits and tell new, more inclusive stories that expanded the boundaries of mainstream theater, Labyrinth has grown into a nationally renowned company of actors, directors, playwrights and designers from a wide array of cultural perspectives. Over the past 20 years, Labyrinth has developed hundreds of original works and premiered 57 new American plays here in New York including Guinea Pig Solo, Jack Goes Boating, Jesus Hopped The A Train, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Our Lady of 121st Street, Sailor’s Song, Sistah Supreme, and the Company’s multi-Tony nominated Broadway debut, The Motherf**ker With The Hat.
For additional information on the Company, please visit the website at www.labtheater.org
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