Mike Poblete has written a humorous and horrifying tome about attempted suicide and Tinder
Part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
at the Theaters at the Clemente
107 Suffolk Street, New York City
(btw Rivington & Delancey)
Friday 7/13 @5:30pm-6:45pm
Sunday 7/15 @6:15pm-7:30pm
Wednesday 7/18 @9:30pm-10:45pm
Wednesday 7/25 @5:30pm-6:45pm
Sunday 7/29 @5:15pm-6:30pm
Friday 8/3 @7:45pm-9pm
On a first date, don’t open with your botched suicide attempt.
Chelsea has no idea how to take care of her older sister, Marissa, after her failed suicide attempt … until they each discover the “horrors” of Tinder.
Mike Poblete serves up an unapologetic tome about family, sex, life & death, sex, starting over in 2018 … and did we mention sex?
Writer/Producer Mike Poblete has six full length plays and numerous one acts performed in the United States, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and South Korea. Here in New York, his work has been seen at the Lucille Lortel Theater, Cherry Lane, Dixon Place, Theater for the New City, The Brick, The Robert Moss Theater, The Gene Frankel Theater, The Krane, TBG Theater and many more. His plays have been published by Carysfort Press and Smith & Kraus.
Daniella Caggiano, the production’s director, was named one of The Interval’s “Women to Watch” in 2016 and is a current MTC Directing Fellow; recipient of a 2018 Drama League Residency; and an alum of Labyrinth’s Ensemble Workshop and the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. She has directed at Joe’s Pub, The Flea, Dixon Place, Ugly Rhino, Musical Theatre Factory, Merkin Concert Hall, The Kraine, Le Poisson Rouge, HERE, FringeNYC, and 54 Below among others.
Tickets and further info: planetconnections.org/
This summer, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. In that decade, PCTF has successfully changed the landscape of the theatre festival and all of New York independent theatre. The multi-award-winning theatre festival, now under the direction of producing artistic director, Shaun Peknic, will celebrate in a big way by premiering more than 50 timely and topical plays and musicals written by the next generation of playwrights. Each play contains a powerful message serving as a parable of various world themes. The Tenth Planet: Planet Connections Theatre Festivity will run from July 9 through August 5, 2018 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street. NYC. www.planetconnections.org. Artists presenting works from all across America, including Denver, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Providence and New York City; and from all over the planet, including Japan, Yugoslavia, Russia, Peru, France, Belarus, & Haiti are part of this years festivity.
A defining facet of PCTF is its truly tangible connection to the world. Each artist within each season uses their work to shed light on causes that matter and inspire audiences to get involved. PCTF’s artists raise awareness – and funds – for a charity of their own selection. Furthering its message, PCTF is the country’s first eco-friendly arts festivity, providing green marketing and promotional materials and supporting sustainable design production practices.