Jay Michaels Arts & Entertainment


“Faster Than Shadows” is a thriller about Olivia, a beautiful young business woman who thinks she has pulled her life all together, when her dark past comes knocking at her door, Gideon, an old romantic/sexual obsession. Gideon brings with him a homeless youth, Tyler, traps her into her own apartment and terrorizes her for rejecting him. She fights back to save her life and the homeless youth, ending in an explosion of violence.


Faster Than Shadows by Matthew Ethan Davis

Directed by Ivette Dumeng

with Meghan E. Jones, Alfredo Diaz* and Bryan James Hamilton

“Sometimes I sit for hours, with the gun pointed at my head. I imagine pulling the trigger, and suddenly, it’s like everything’s all right.”


August 27th 9:00PM

August 28th 6:15PM

August 31st 4:00PM

Hudson Guild as part of SummerFest

441 West 26th between 9-10 Avenue

Lighting Design: Gilbert Pearto

Sound Design: Bryan James Hamilton

Matthew Ethan Davis (Playwright), Productions include; Dangerous Walk, NY Theatre Fes., dir. & co-produced by Gerald vanHeerden. Sleep At Your Own Risk, The International Solo Fes., & published, The Queerly Theatre Fes., The Midtown International Theatre Festival, and Falling Awake, (Nominated for Most Outstanding New Play.) EddieTicket to Eternity, NY Fringe Fes., all co-produced by T2E.  


Ivette Dumeng (Director) an award winning director. Recently directed Im Going To Touch Your Neck by John Patrick Shanley. Jack In The Box / Medusa by Don Nigro. Stranger In A Stranger Land by Karen Macklin at TBO This Round’s On Us. She is the Producing Artistic Director and founding member of Nylon Fusion Theatre Company, a member at The Actors Studio Playwrights Directors Unit, League of Professional Theatre Women, SAG/ Aftra, and TRU.


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