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Trial


  • The American Theatre of Actors, Beckmann Theater 314 West 54th Street New York, NY, 10019 United States (map)

Lori Petty makes NYC directorial debut with Trial, a new play by Ashley Griffin

Tickets and information: 
https://www.artful.ly/store/events/14016

About the show: A young woman waiting for her own judgment in the bureaucratic system of the afterlife finds herself in the role of judge and jury to determine the fate of the man responsible for her death. An intimately difficult yet moving play, Trial questions the morality of justice versus mercy.

CAST
(In order of appearance)
Arcadia ... ASHLEY GRIFFIN*
Woman ... JENNIFER BAREILLES
Valentine ... RYAN CLARDY*
Lucy ... GISELA ADISA*
Richard ... MALCOLM STEPHENSON*
Mr. Olin ... GEORGE DRANCE*
Young Arcadia ... JETÉ LAURENCE
Arcadia (u/s) ... MALLOREE HILL
*Appear courtesy of Actors Equity Association

CREATIVE TEAM
Writer ... ASHLEY GRIFFIN
Director ... LORI PETTY
Assistant Director ... MADELINE O'HARA
Stage Manager ...  TRACI BARGEN
Lighting Design ...  JENNIFER-ELIZABETH COOPER
Costume Design ... TYLER CARLTON WILLIAMS
Fight Choreography ...  MICK BLEYER
Executive Producer ... THML THEATRE COMPANY
Co-Producer ...  JOHN ALBERT HARRIS
Associate Producer ... MADELYN PAQUETTE
Associate Producer ... KURT ROBBINS

Trial performs in the intimate Beckmann Theater at the American Theatre of Actors, located at 314 West 54th Street, (between 8th and 9th ave) on the 2nd Floor, New York, NY.

Tickets are General Admission. Limited standing room tickets are available at the door when there is a full house.

The theater is handicap accessible, and the theater is accessible by elevator. 

Runtime: 90 minutes, no intermission

PERFORMANCES
Thursday, January 11 at 8pm
Friday, January 12 at 8pm
Saturday, January 13 at 8pm
Sunday, January 14 at 8pm
Monday, January 15 at 8pm
Thursday, January 18 at 8pm
Friday, January 19 at 8pm
Saturday, January 20 at 8pm
Sunday, January 21 at 3pm
Wednesday, January 24 at 8pm
Thursday, January 25 at 8pm
Friday, January 26 at 8pm
Saturday, January 27 at 8pm
Sunday, January 28 at 3pm

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After her breakout starring role in Point BreakLori Petty quickly achieved celebrity status in Hollywood starring in A League of Their OwnTank Girl and others. Most recently she has become the fan favorite star of Orange Is the New Black and Gotham. Lori made her directorial debut with the feature film The Poker House (Jennifer Lawrence's first film) which Lori co-wrote.

Ashley Griffin is most well known as the creator of the pop culture phenomenon Forever Deadward: The Vampire Musical Parody. A performer and writer, Ashley has appeared on and off-Broadway, as well as in T.V. and film in New York, L.A., London, and Chicago. As a writer, Ashley's work has been performed off-Broadway--most recently at New World Stages, as well as in L.A. and Chicago, and developed at Broadway's Manhattan Theatre Club and Playwrights Horizons. Ashley has taught at NYU, and is a member of AEA & the Dramatists Guild.

THML (CagebirdsWhere Angels Fear To Tread)is a new theatre company in New York City dedicated to engaging audiences with stories of women who survive and thrive. Tahamul is a word in Arabic and Farsi which translates, "to endure," or "to bear the burden." The Arabic letters which form this word are ta, ha, miim, and laam (THML). www.thml.org

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