All For One Theatre Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival New York, New York, USA
Festival Contact Information

All For One Theatre
226 West 47th Street
(between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
8th Floor
New York, NY 10036 USA
Email: info@afofest.org
Booking Inquiries: booking@afofest.org

Festival Description

The All For One Theater Festival presents extraordinary solo shows together with workshops and panels to spark the creation and appreciation of transformational solo performance. The festival is a curated gateway to a community of performing and teaching opportunities that AFO has begun, and will continue, to build.

Festival Dates October 11 - November 9, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.afofest.org

Festival Events:

Programming 2013:
  • A CARLIN HOME COMPANION
    Written & Performed by Kelly Carlin
    Directed by Paul Provenza
    • Deftly weaving her amusing yet poignant family stories with classic video footage of her father’s career and family memorabilia, KellyCarlin, the only child of iconoclastic comedian GeorgeCarlin, takes the audience on a roller coaster ride of emotions and pulls back the curtain on their life together off stage.
      Friday, October 11th - 7pm
      Sunday, October 13th - 1pm
      Thursday, October 17th - 7pm
      Saturday, October 19th - 1pm
  • BEYOND WORDS
    Written & Performed by Bill Bowers
    Directed by Scott Illingworth
    • Set against the backdrop of small town America, BEYOND WORDS takes us on a journey from boyhood to manhood and considers the lessons learned along the way. One of the most acclaimed multi-disciplinary artists, Bill Bowers employs an eloquent mixture of music, monologue and mime to create a vibrant and poetic montage that is Beyond Words. “Bowers effortlessly brings us to laughter and tears, often at the same time.” - The New York Post.
      “Fascinating. Affecting. “Beyond Words” is engaging to the eye and ear.” The New York Times
      Saturday, October 12th - 7pm
      Sunday, October 13th - 4pm
      Saturday, October 26th - 1pm
      Thursday, November 2nd - 7pm
  • SLUT ENERGY THEORY
    Written and Performed by Rene Marie
    Directed by Donnie L. Betts
    • One woman’s story about abuse, laughter, life, & pushin’ on through to the other side. U’Dean Morgan’s harrowing life experiences have left her anything but speechless. She tells you exactly what she thinks about sex, heaven, lies, truth, you, and herself through music, spoken word, and monologue.
      Saturday, October 12th - 4pm
      Sunday, October 13th - 7pm
      Friday, October 18th - 7pm
      Sunday, October 20th - 1pm
  • ANOTHER MEDEA
    Performed by Tom Hewitt
    Written & Directed by Aaron Mark
    • In Another Medea, we meet the incarcerated Marcus Sharp, a onetime New York actor who recounts in gruesome detail how his obsessions with a man named Jason and the myth of Medea lead to horrific, unspeakable events. Tom Hewitt plays Marcus and others in this frighteningly provocative minimalist monodrama.
      Saturday, October 19th - 7pm
      Sunday, October 20th - 4pm
      Saturday, October 26th - 4pm
      Wednesday, October 30th - 7pm
  • THE OTHER MOZART
    Written and Performed by Sylvia Milo
    Directed by Isaac Byrne
    • The Other Mozart is a play about Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus. It tells the true story of this prodigy, a keyboard virtuoso and composer, who as a child toured through all of Europe performing with her brother, to equal acclaim, but who faded away and left behind nothing of her own.
      Saturday, October 19th - 4pm
      Sunday, October 20th - 1pm
      Saturday, October 26th - 7pm
      Sunday, October 27th - 1pm
  • A LITTLE POTATO HARD TO PEEL
    Written and Performed by David Harrell
    Directed by Kirk White
    • Hard to Peel, David Harrell takes the audience on a journey that begins with the day he was born without his right hand. What starts out as one man’s challenge to accept his own strengths and limitations becomes a compelling charge for us all.
      Sunday, October 20th - 7pm
      Friday, October 25th - 7pm
      Sunday, October 27th - 4pm
      Saturday, November 9th - 7pm
  • KNYUM
    Written and Performed by Vichet Chum
    Directed by Kyle Schaefer and Emily Ritger
    • To supplement his meager artistic life, Guy works graveyard shifts at the Hotel East Houston in New York City. Between the hours of 11pm and 7am, the hotel lobby transforms into a theater for Guy’s dreams. There, he encounters his parents, Ma and Ba and their stories of sacrifice and survival.
      Sunday, October 27th - 7pm
      Saturday, November 2nd - 1pm
      Sunday, November 3rd - 4pm
      Friday, November 8th - 7pm
  • THOSE WHO CAN’T DO
    Written and Performed by Erin Fleck
    Directed by Shari Hollett
    • Shame. That’s what haunts high school teacher, Lillian Campbell. Lillian finds herself in the middle of a sex scandal involving her grade nine girls and the majority of the senior hockey team. In order to battle the humiliation and shame forced upon the girls, she must first battle her own.
      Friday, November 1st - 7pm
      Saturday, November 2nd - 4pm
      Sunday, November 3rd - 7pm
      Saturday, November 9th - 4pm

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Practical Info:

Venue:
  • Cherry Lane Theatre
    38 Commerce Street
    New York, NY
    http://www.cherrylanetheatre.org

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