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Bad and Nasty Quartet, part of Not My President’s Day: A Nationwide Day of Protest Through Performance

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bad and Nasty Quartet

Four stories in three parts

February 20, 2017, 6pm

Tickets $10 – This is a general seating ticket – if you would like to donate more please add in donation.
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$0 or more – This is if you feel you cannot afford our ticket price, feel free to put a donation for the amount you can afford.

Performed and written by

Gordon Beeferman
Charlotte Jackson
Frances Sorensen
Laurie Stone

Directed by
Corinne Chateau

“A sexual slap, a poisonous snake with a delicate bite, a naked man spotted through a Brownstone window, a mouth moving in a dark theater–these are some things four characters remember with love, as they fight to preserve the shape of their lives.”

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BIOS

GORDON BEEFERMAN’s work as a composer spans opera, orchestral, solo and chamber music, avant-garde jazz, and collaborations with dance, literary and visual arts. As a pianist, he has performed internationally, in venues from the Coney Island Museum to the Berliner Festspielhaus. His recordings are available on Innova, OutNow, Genuin and Generate Records. www.gordonbeeferman.com

CORINNE CHATEAU has appeared in feature films, television, and on and off-Broadway. She is a Directing Fellow of the American Film Institute. She has authored the play The Sun Shines East; a book The Road to Cali; and is currently editing her documentary film, Safer in Silence. She is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio and the Ensemble Studio Theatre.

CHARLOTTE JACKSON is the librettist for the operas: The Rat Land and The Enchanted Organ, created and co-produced with composer Gordon Beeferman. Her work has been performed at NYC Opera’s VOX showcase, the Fort Worth Opera Frontiers program, the AIDS Quilt Songbook@22, Cornelia Street Cafe, DROM, B.R.I.C. Studio, and Dixon Place, among others. Her writing has appeared in the publications ObsoleteCity of Strangers, and Sensitive Skin Magazine.

FRANCES SORENSEN has performed as a vocalist and musician in the bands Tinkle and Bullet, and she created and hosted the cabaret series Jam Crack, What? at the  Starlight Lounge. She created and hosted the Transister Radio for PS1 Clocktower Radio, interviewing artists Larry Krone and Jim Andralis, Theo Kogan,  Julian Fleisher, John Kelly, and Penny Arcade, among others.

LAURIE STONE is author of four books, most recently My Life as an AnimalStories. She won the Nona Balakian prize in excellence in criticism from the National Book Critics. She participated in “Novel”, living in a house built by architects, situated in an art gallery. Her work has appeared in Fence, Open City, Anderbo, Threepenny Review and many other journals. Her latest collaboration with musical composer Gordon Beeferman, “You, the Weather, a Wolf” premiered in New York City in 2016. lauriestonewriter.com

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Not My President’s Day: A Nationwide Day of Protest Through Performance, February 20, 2017 !

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Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

WOW Cafe Theatre
59-61 East 4th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
Phone:
917.725.1482
Website:
http://www.wowcafe.org