MONDAYS of May 2015
May 11, 18, 25
*May 11th - Martyr by Marius Von Mayenburg,
translated by Maja Zade
Directed by Erwin Maas
A teenager refuses to go to class. His reason: offence to his religious beliefs. Is this laziness or something more?
Exploring fundamentalism, adolescence, and parental responsibility, Origin brings a controversial and exciting play from one of Germany’s hottest playwrights to New York.
*May 18th - At Black Lake by Dea Loher,
translated by Daniel Brunet
Directed by Barbara Rubin
Four years after a tragic event, two couples meet again on the shore of Black Lake
Origin presents a reading of a gripping new drama from one of Germany’s leading playwrights.
*May 25th - Star of the Sea by Lisa Tierney Keogh
Directed by Matt Torney
Christmas is coming as a young couple face the repossession of their Dublin home. Over a long, snowy evening of raucous drinking, Lorraine and Darren dismantle every wire, tile, shelf, cabinet, and carpet in the house, desperate to hold on to everything they have lost. Told in real time, STAR OF THE SEA is a tender and moving play about loss and redemption.
Glucksman House, NYU, 1 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003