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Midtown International Theatre Festival presents
An Agony Productions production

IN OUR OWN IMAGE

by Christopher Heath

at the 2010 Midtown International Theatre Festival

In Our Own Image is a series of three short plays, all of which are centered around a common theme. Wally and Jesus is a humorous exploration of death and our use of religion to deflect our personal turmoil. Big Boy Two Scoop is a frank reconciliation of a father and son after the son finally lives up his father’s dreams. Who Art In is an absurdist look at the potential consequences of our societal behavior. Wally and Jesus, as a solo piece, premiered at BRIC in 2004 and was subsequently produced by Emerging Artists at the Fall EATFest 2005. That production received a positive review from Michael Wang of Show Business Weekly:
“[The] absurd opening comment is only the beginning, as the three repeatedly reenact the day Wally’s mother was shot. With each performance, more information and emotions are revealed about the nature of the shooting, bringing Wally and Jesus from a hilarious, bizarre opening to a powerful and sad conclusion.”

Cast

Wally and Jesus
Wally: James Jacobus*
Jesus: Matt Welsh
Judy: Renee Barnett*
Directed by Christopher Heath

Big Boy Two Scoop
A: Matt Welsh
B: James Jacobus*
Guard: Renee Barnett*
Directed by MaryBeth Smith

Who Art In
Gaby: Renee Barnett*
Howard: Matt Welsh
Man: James Jacobus*
Directed by Christopher Diercksen

Stage Manager: Heather Olmstead*

*These Actors and Stage Manager(s) are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.

For more information, including cast bios and production photos, check out the IN OUR OWN IMAGE page!

Performance Schedule

July 18 @ 4:00 PM
July 22 @ 6:00 PM
July 24 @ 2:00 PM
July 27 @ 6:00 PM
July 29 @ 8:00 PM
July 31 @ 8:00 PM
All tickets are $18.00

The Main Stage Theatre
312 W. 36th Street, 4th floor
between 8th and 9th Avenue

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!


For more information on the festival, check out the MITF Website

FOUR QUARTERS Published!


Agony Productions is pleased to announce that Four Quarters has been published by Next Stage Press. To purchase a copy, click HERE. To read a sample, click HERE.

A "very interesting shell game as four people play two," (Stage Press Weekly) Four Quarters is a play in which two adults discover a love for their inner halves while searching for their other halves. Unique in style, this fast-paced play opened at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival to critical acclaim. Elias Stimac from Back Stage called the play a "sexy, savvy…intriguing, if not altogether enlightening, examination of the elusive emotion called love."

"A very entertaining and compelling play." (nytheatre.com)

For more information on the most recent production, including cast bios and production photos, check out the FOUR QUARTERS page!


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