Different Translation and The Theater at the 14th Street Y, are pleased to present a workshop production of The Baby Monitor by award-winning husband-and-husband team playwright David Stallings (Associate Artistic Director of Arts and Culture at the 14th Street Y; NY IT Awards for Outstanding Original Full-Length Script for Dark Water) and director Antonio Miniño (Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell; Assistant Director Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train - Signature Theatre). The Baby Monitor will play three weeks from Thursday, November 29th through Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003). Press are cordially invited Sun, Dec 2nd at 5:00 pm and any subsequent performance.
When Claire’s concerns over the welfare of her two-year-old nephew are dangerously validated, she begins to question the family's principals and ability to parent. A crucial new play exploring same-sex parenting and cis family values in today’s America.
A finalist for the 2014 National New Play Network, The Baby Monitor was developed in Hollywood at The Blank Theatre's Living Room Series; in New York at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Playwrights for A Cause, The Duo Multicultural Arts Center's Pride Week Festival, and Original Binding Productions' Naked Theater Festival.
With Leo Goodman (Dystopia), Mel House* (Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell; NY IT Awards Outstanding Actress for In the Bones), Amanda Jones* (Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell; Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh) Héctor Matías (Premios Soberano Outstanding Actor Nominee for Bony y Kin) and David Stallings (Ripcord - Shadowland Theatre). Further casting will be announced at a later date.
Featuring lighting design by Daniel Gallagher, and sound design by Jacob Subotnick. The production stage manager is Rachel Denise April.
The Baby Monitor plays the following regular schedule through Dec 16, 2018:
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M.
Sundays at 5:00 P.M.
Tickets are $25.00 (Students/Seniors: $22.00) and are currently available to purchase by calling 646-395-4310 or by visiting www.differenttranslation.com.Tickets may also be purchased 30 minutes before showtime at the box office.
Neighborhood Rush: $5.00 tickets will be available 15 minutes before showtime at the box office to residents of zip codes 10003 and 10009 with valid local ID (Neighbor Rush tickets are cash-only and subject to availability).
Running Time: 100 Minutes with no intermission.
This show contains partial nudity.
Suitable for ages 16+
The Baby Monitor will perform in repertory with The Rebel Playhouse’s production of The Fantastical Dangerous Journey of Q.
*Actors will appear courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.
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