Tickets Now on Sale for Labyrinth Theater Company’s “100 (Monologues)”
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR
LABRYINTH THEATER COMPANY’S
“ 1 0 0 (M O N O L O G U E S )” BY ERIC BOGOSIAN
AT THE BANK STREET THEATER
PERFORMANCES BEGIN OCTOBER 1
New York, NY – Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O’Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today that tickets are now available for 100 (Monologues) written by and featuring Eric Bogosian. For each performance, Bogosian will select a “playlist” nightly to read/perform from his new book of the same title at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street), Labyrinth Theater Company’s home in New York City’s West Village.
“Innovative, provocative, daring. These are just a few of the words that describe Eric’s rich body of work as a writer and performer. Labyrinth is, and will always be, an artistic home for Eric, and this production is another chance for us to explore and celebrate everything that makes his voice an undeniable force in the theatre,” said Artistic Director Mimi O’Donnell. “100 (Monologues) will give audiences a front row seat to his life, work, and legacy.”
Beginning October 1, Eric Bogosian will read and perform selections from his new book, 100, which features one hundred monologues originally performed as part of his six Off-Broadway solo shows. The selections, which will change nightly, will include monologues from Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Pounding Nails in the Floor with my Forehead, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, and others. For these solo shows, which were originally performed Off-Broadway between 1980 and 2000. Bogosian was awarded three Obie Awards and a Drama Desk Award — earning him living icon-status in the downtown theater scene.
Tickets for all performances, running from October 1 – 20, are $35, and can be purchased at www.labtheater.org.
In an effort to make great theater accessible to all New Yorkers, Labyrinth offers the Labpass, which gives audiences access to all of Labyrinth’s programming in their 2013/14 Season starting at just $99. To purchase a Labpass, and to find more information on the Season, please visit labtheater.org
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ERIC BOGOSIAN has starred on stage, film and television in addition to his long list of writing credits. In recent years he created the character “Captain Danny Ross” on the long-running series “Law & Order:CI” as well as starred on Broadway with Laura Linney in Donald Margolies’ “Time Stands Still.” His most celebrated work is the play and film “Talk Radio” which he wrote and starred, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama and in 1988 awarded the Berlin Film Festival’s Silver Bear for his work on the film. In addition, Eric Bogosian has written numerous plays and novels, including “subUrbia” (Lincoln Center Theater, 1994) and “Mall” (Simon & Schuster). Next month, two new plays will be published by TCG in the volume “Sex Plays” (“1+1” and “Skunkweed”) and a new publication of texts from Bogosian’s solo work will feature one hundred monologues from Bogosian’s solos and plays. From this collection Bogosian will selection a “playlist” nightly and read/perform them on the Bank Street Stage. For the last
five years, Bogosian has been researching a non-fiction work on the “Nemesis” assassins who succeeded in assassinating the Turkish leadership responsible for the Armenian genocide. He is married to director Jo Bonney and lives in New York City.
Labyrinth Theater Company (Mimi O’Donnell, Artistic Director; 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 over 60 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.
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