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Target Margin goes Greek for 2006-07 season January 2, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Hellenic Light Americas.

The Obie Award-winning company Target Margin Theater will produce an Ancient Greece-themed 2006-07 season, including adaptations of Euripides, Sophocles and Plato and a new version of Aristotle’s “Poetics” written and performed by David Greenspan.

The season begins with As Yet Thou Art Young and Rash, an adaptation of Euripides’ Suppliants directed by TMT’s artistic director David Herskovits at the Ohio Theatre January 9-February 3, 2007. The cast includes Satya Bhabha, Mia Katigbak, Mary Neufeld, Tina Shepard and Stephanie Weeks.

Next on tap is the TMT Greek Laboratory, which will include a series of events, including an adaptation of Sophocles’ The Women of Trachis by Kate E. Ryan, directed by Alice Reagan, from January 18–February 3 at the Ohio. The cast will feature Sara Buffamanti, Todd d’Amour, Birgit Huppuch, Jodi Lin, Rebecca Lingafelter, Debargo Sanyal, Heidi Schreck and Indika Senanayake. For other lab events visit www.targetmargin.org/greeklabs.html.

Greenspan’s work, The Argument, based on Aristotle’s “Poetics” and the essays of Gerald F. Else, will be directed by Herskovits at The Kitchen in June 2007. Also directed by Herskovits at The Kitchen in June 2007 will be Dinner Party, based on Plato’s “Symposium.”

Target Margin’s productions include Mamba’s Daughters, which received a Obie, and its recent production of Goethe’s Faust.

The Ohio Theatre is at 66 Wooster Street in Manhattan. The Kitchen is at 512 19th Street. For more information visit www.targetmargin.org For tickets call (212) 352-3101 or visit www.theatermania.com.

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