Short Play Series - Smitten and Bitten: 8 Stages of a Relationship

A short play series basing the 8 Stages of a Relationship as the premise.

Short Play Series - Smitten and Bitten: 8 Stages of a Relationship
New York, NY, August 31, 2012 --( Lightyear Production presents a world premiere of Smitten and Bitten; 8 Stages of a Relationship

An evening of Short Plays directed by Syeus Mottel at The Gene Frankel Theatre on 24 Bond Street from September 11th-16th 2012.

8 playwrights take comic, whimsical, and sometimes poignant looks at humor and heartbreak that is everyday living in these short, spontaneous plays.

Smitten and Bitten presents plays by James Armstrong, Chris Raia, Stephen Cedars, Sally Deering, Jack Karp, Ken Kaissar, Mike Poblete, and Joseph Samuel Wright.

Syeus Mottel (director) has a distinguished career as a Director/Producer in theater, film and TV in New York City, Regional Theatres and in Rome, Italy where he had a film producing company. He has been a Professor of Theatre and Film History at CUNY and awarded a Ph.D. He has been awarded several significant grants including the Charles Hayden Memorial, Ford Foundation, ANTA, New York State council on the Arts and the IASTA Directors Award. Mr. Mottel was the youngest of the founding members of the Directors Unit at New York’s famous Actors Studio.

Cast includes: Liana Afuni, Rachel Buethe, Alyssa Block, Kyle DeSpiegler, Lori Kee*, Dustin Kerns, Sabina Maschi, Kelsey Mahoney, Cameron Moir, Sarah-Doe Osborne* and more.

Smitten and Bitten is a short play festival written by up and coming and well established playwrights. These plays are directed by Syeus Mottel.

The Gene Frankel Theatre
24 Bond Street
New York, NY 10012
The closest subway is the Broadway and Lafayette Station: 6, F, M, B & D train

Tickets at the door: $18.00

Tuesday, September 11th at 8pm (Opening Night), Wednesday, September 12th at 8pm, Thursday, September 13th at 8pm, Friday September 14th at 8pm, Saturday, September 15th at 3pm and 8pm and Sunday, September 16th at 1pm and 5pm.

*This is an Equity Showcase.

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Tickets are 18.00

Press welcomed by September 11th 2012. For press please contact Liana Afuni at
Lightyear Production
Liana Afuni