Railroad Playhouse to Honor Tony Award Winning Producer Jane DubinApr 30th, 2012 | By HV Insider | Category: Community Calendar
A BENEFIT PERFORMANCE
Celebrating the work of the Railroad Playhouse
Honoring Tony-Award Winning Producer
Introduction by special guest
Featuring sneak previews of upcoming RRP Playwrights
ALEX GOLDBERG, ASHLIN HALFNIGHT, LOUISE SCHWARTZ
Special performance by award-winning performer
IYABA IBO MANDINGO
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012 AT THEATER 3 IN NYC
TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT RRPLAYHOUSE.ORG
THE RAILROAD PLAYHOUSE (RRP) is thrilled to be honoring their friend and colleague, Tony-Award winning producer, Jane Dubin (Peter and the Starcatcher, Norman Conquests, 39 Steps, unFRAMED, Ann (Broadway Fall 2012), Groundswell, Beebo Brinker) at the Benefit Performance on Thursday, May 3 at Off-Broadway’s Theater 3 (311 West 43rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY).
“Jane Dubin was an integral part of the Railroad Playhouse’s first season premiering Iyaba Ibo Mandingo’s unFRAMED, directed by Brent Buell in March 2011,” states Artistic Director Seth Soloway. “unFRAMED represents the unique and outstanding original material that we hope to continue to present at the Playhouse. Jane has consistently supported us and our mission and we look forward to many years of collaboration in the future.”
“I’m so honored to be recognized by the fabulous, innovative Railroad Playhouse,” says a flattered Dubin. “Their passion for developing new theater is inspiring and so essential. Working with Seth and Jen on presenting Iyaba Ibo Mandingo’s unFRAMED was a great collaborative experience and was integral in the launching of the show. I’m on board with Railroad 100%. “
The event will feature an introduction by special guest Seth Rudetsky (Broadway Host: Sirius Satellite Radio, Ragtime, Les Miserables). There will be short performances from the upcoming One Act Festival written by RRP’s three playwrights in residence: Alex Goldberg, Ashlin Halfnight and Louise Schwarz. Award-winning playwright and poet, Iyaba Ibo Mandingo will be on hand to honor his unFRAMED producer with a special performance.
THURSDAY MAY 3
6pm-7pm: VIP Cocktail Hour
7pm: Doors Open Cocktails
7:30-9:00pm: Performances and Honors
9pm-10:00pm: Gourmet Sweets, Raffle & Silent Auction Drawing
Tickets are $75-$125 and are now available online at http://www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=4959
JANE DUBIN TONY Award-winning producer and President of Double Play Connections; Jane is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute’s 14- week and O’Neill Center Producing Workshops. Productions: Peter and the Starcatcher (Broadway), unFRAMED by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Ann starring Holland Taylor (Broadway, upcoming), Umbrellas of Cherbourg (London), 39 Steps (OB, Tour), Norman Conquests (TONY, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards, Best Play Revival), Groundswell (New Group), Beebo Brinker (2008 GLAAD Award), Mentalpause (Society Hill Playhouse). Board member – Houses on the Moon Theater Company; member – Broadway League and League of Professional Theatre Women; co-curator – Hudson Valley Writers’ Center New Play Reading Series.
THE RAILROAD PLAYHOUSE is dedicated to the revitalization of Newburgh and the preservation of Newburgh’s historic West Shore Railroad Station by providing a space for high-quality, artistically creative performing arts experiences.
The Railroad Playhouse will strive to provide a home for playwrights to workshop and showcase new plays; present local, national, and international artists of all genres; create partnerships with local businesses and organizations to continue revitalizing the area; implement after school programming and a summer arts camp for local children; and create teaching-artists residences in local schools.