THE ICEMAN COMETH
Written by Eugene O’Neill
Lead Artists: Katie Rose McLaughlin, Julia Sirna-Frest, Yuris Skujins, and Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
HERE Arts Center | 145 6th Avenue | June 2 – 25 2016
*Special Marathon Performances | June 11 & 18 ONLY!
Target Margin Theater present the ICEMAN Lab, our radical new approach to The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O’Neill, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O’Neill’s classic will allow audiences to see each act as a separate experiment, all four together as a unified whole, or both.
ICEMAN ACT I | Julia Sirna-Frest
June 2, 4, 11*, 17, & 18*
ACT I will turn Harry Hope’s saloon upside down for an all-out O’Neill sing-a-long song cycle. All 17 characters of The Iceman Cometh get their own chance to shine on stage.
Featuring: Sarah Bennett, Shane Chapman, Lisa Clair*, Chris Giarmo, Julia Sirna-Frest* and William A. Williams*.
Music: Shane Chapman & Julia Sirna-Frest
Set Design: Christopher Heilman
Costume Design: Alice Travener
Lighting Design: Mike McGee
Stage Manager: Sophie Weisskopf
ICEMAN ACT II | Yuris Skujins
June 3, 4, 11*, 16, & 18*
ACT II turns the stage into a birthday celebration for Harry Hope and the delirious booze-soaked souls that fill his bar.
Featuring: Will Badgett*, Kevin Bohl, David Brummer, John Jay Buol, Christine Holt, David Jacobs*, Jacob Knoll*, Estelle Lee, Caitlin McDonough-Thayer*, Alex Rafala, Tom Vaught and Marshall York.
Costume Design: Meredith Palin
Lighting Design: Jennifer Reiser
Dramaturg: Douglas Langworthy
Costume Assistant: Emma Steen
Stage Manager / Sound Design: Sam Silbiger
ICEMAN ACT III | Katie Rose McLaughlin
June 9, 11*, 18*, 22, & 24
In ACT III six female dancers play O’Neill’s fourteen barflies in a highly choreographed study of existential dread, rising to the occasion and falling back down again.
Featuring: Belinda Adam, Emily Pacilio, Victoria Roberts-Wierzbowski, Mary Kate Sickel, and Taquirah Thompson.
Lighting Design: Josh Smith
Costume Design: Keira McGee
Sound Design: Gavin Price
Dramaturg: Joshua William Gelb
Assistant Director: Dan O’Neill
Assistant Choreography: Tara Sheena
Stage Manager: Karlie Kohler
ICEMAN ACT IV | Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
June 10, 11*, 18*, 23, & 25
ACT IV An audio and live-action puppetry animation journey into the sobering minds of the wax figures who were once proud and ambivalent drunks at Harry Hope’s bar.
Featuring: Tomas Del Valle, Amy Jensen, Connie Hall, Valarie Pham, and Merlin Whitehawk.
Sceneography: Torry Bend
Lighting Design: Ali Hall
Sound Design: Drew Weinstein
Model Design: Tom Lee
Assistant Model Builder: Yeaji Kim, Valerie Pham and Tomas Del Valle
Dummy Design: Rachel Schapira
Design Consultant: Burke Brown
Video & Technical Design: Simon Harding & Chris Specht
Stage Manager: Toney Brown
ICEMAN Marathon ACTS I – IV | June 11 & 18
On June 11th and June 18th join Hickey down at Harry Hope’s saloon (aka HERE) for special marathon performances of The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O’Neill. For two nights only you’ll have a chance to see Acts I – IV by Julia Sirna-Frest, Yuris Skujins, Katie Rose McLaughlin and Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew presented together, in order, making for one of the most radical productions of The Iceman Cometh the world has ever seen.
A reading of BEYOND THE HORIZON | Ann Marie Dorr
Tuesday, June 14 at 6pm
A reading of O’Neill’s 1920 Pulitzer-prize winning play, directed by TMT Associated Artist Ann Marie Dorr. Featuring: Kaaron Briscoe, Benoit Johnson, Eden Marryshow, Mary Neufeld, Tara Pacheco and Daniel Velasco. Design Collaborator: Megan Lang.AD/SM: Brett Evan Solomon.
Veteran Theater Making Workshop | TMT in collaboration with Maurice Decaul
Wednesday, June 15 at 10am – 6pm
In collaboration with playwright Maurice Decaul, TMT will lead a Theater Making Workshop for NYC-based Military Veterans. Through conversation, writing, and movement we will explore the theme’s of Eugene O’Neill’s work which will culminate in a small presentation at the end of the day. Participants will be expected to read O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh prior to the workshop. Space is very limited.
A special showing of STRANGE INTERLUDE | David Greenspan*
Tuesday, June 21 @ 7pm
In partnership with Transport Group, TMT is proud to present a special showing of Eugene O’Neill’s Strange Interlude conceived and performed by David Greenspan. Directed by Jack Cummings III.
O’NEILL Pub Crawl | June 25 @ 3pm
Join us for an afternoon Pub Crawl through Greenwich Village on Saturday 6/25 with Robert M. Dowling, O’Neill biographer and author of Eugene O’Neill: A Life in Four Acts. Meet at White Horse Tavern (567 Hudson). Participants are responsible for purchasing their own beverages.
*Equity approved showcase. These actors are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.
If you are an artist interested in getting involved with the TMT Lab, please email email@example.com for more details.