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Acts of Fate [Update]

[Updated] Seeking Submissions for “Acts of Fate”

UPDATE:

Way back in March (remember March?) we asked you to submit stories about “moments that changed everything.” Little did we know that we were already in the middle of just such a moment. Now that our 2020 season is postponed, we need to find a way to come together and share those moments. So we’re going virtual, and there are a few important adjustments you need to be aware of:

  1. The submission deadline is still May 22nd at midnight
  2. We’ve moved the performance date up to June 5th at 7pm
  3. Selected performers must be available for a virtual rehearsal and run-through on Friday, May 29th at 6pm
  4. This round of “Acts of Fate” will be limited to solo performances only
  5. Performers must have their own internet-enabled device with a camera

We hope this is an opportunity for you to reflect and express some essential truths about your experience of this moment. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Read more

2020 Season Postponed to 2021

2020 Season Postponed

After consulting with our Board, staff, and partners, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our 2020 season due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The health and wellbeing of our audience and the community comes first.

The good news is that it’s only a delay.

We will tentatively open Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven by Reina Hardy on July 9, 2021 and The Phlebotomist by Ella Road on July 16, 2021, with tickets going on sale about this time next year. We thank our partners for making this change possible.

At this challenging time, our hearts are with the sick, the healthcare workers, and those who have lost loved ones. We hope the prospect of a 2021 season will be a light at the end of the tunnel, and in the meantime urge you to observe the latest guidance from the CDC and the State of Connecticut. Governor Lamont has recently issued a call for volunteers, which you may register for here.

We wish you all the best until theatre brings us together again.

Repertory in American Theatre

Repertory in American Theatre Discussion June 5th

Mark your calendar for June 5th at 6:30 pm, when American Theatre Editor-In-Chief Rob Weinert-Kendt will speak and lead a panel discussion at the Ridgefield Library.

Sponsored by Thrown Stone and The Ridgefield Library in association with Theatre Communications Group, this free community event will feature prominent repertory theatre artists from around Connecticut, including Melody Libonati, Artistic Director of Summer Theatre of New Canaan; Michael Bradford, Artistic Director and Dale Rose, Associate Artistic Director of Connecticut Rep; Jason Peck and Jonathan Winn, Co-Artistic Directors of Thrown Stone; and scenic designer Fufan Zhang, an alum of the Yale School of Drama.

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Announcing the cast of “Where All Good Rabbits Go”

Thrown Stone is pleased to announce casting for the east coast premiere of Where All Good Rabbits Go by Karina Cochran.

Alexandra Bazan returns to Thrown Stone as Julia. The BroadwayWorld Award-winning actress helped launch Thrown Stone with her turn as Daisy in the staged reading of Blink, by Kate Moira Ryan and Steph in the U.S. Premiere of Milk by Ross Dunsmore.

Co-Artistic Director Jason Peck makes his Thrown Stone acting debut as Walter. In addition to his accomplishments as a director and educator, Jason’s acting has earned acclaim and awards from coast to coast.

Mike Boland joins the Thrown Stone family as Dorn.  Mike has performed on Broadway, across the country, and on nearly every stage in Connecticut, where he is well known as the mastermind behind multiple productions of Twelve Angry Men.

Where All Good Rabbits Go is a beautiful meditation on illness, grief, personal transformation, and the frank realities of turning into a rabbit. Thrown Stone’s east coast premiere opens July 20, 2018 at the Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, directed by Cyrus Newitt. The limited run, in repertory with the New England premiere of Jacqueline Goldfinger’s The Arsonists closes on August 4th. Tickets are available at thrownstone.org/events.

Cast of The Arsonists

Announcing the Cast of “The Arsonists”

Thrown Stone is pleased to announce casting for the New England premiere of The Arsonists by Jacqueline Goldfinger.

Emma Factor will play the role of M.  Originally from Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Emma is a recent graduate of UNC School of the Arts, and was most recently seen in the role of Lucinda on CBS’ Madam Secretary.

Nick Plakias will play the role of H. As an actor and musician, he has performed on stages all over the country and on television. He wrote music and lyrics for the western musical Buffalo Gals, and was most recently seen in the New York Musical Festival production of The Goree All-Girl String Band. 

Inspired by the Greek tragedy Electra, The Arsonists is a contemporary American play with music that explores the relationship between parent and child. Thrown Stone’s New England premiere opens July 13, 2018 at the Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, directed by Jonathan Winn. The limited run, in repertory with the East Coast premiere of Karina Cochran’s Where All Good Rabbits Go, closes on July 29th. Tickets are available at thrownstone.org/events.