MvVO Art Launches AD ART SHOW
Columns

My View: INTIMATE APPAREL OPENING NIGHT AT SHAKESPEARE & CO.

My View: INTIMATE APPAREL OPENING NIGHT AT SHAKESPEARE & CO.

It was another opening night at Shakespeare & Company last night as the renowned theatre company founded by Tina Packer in 1978 presented Intimate Apparel.

Written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by long-time company member Daniela Varon this winner of the 2004 Steinberg New Play Award, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award runs in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre fromJuly 20 through August 13, 2017.

 

“It is a dream for me to direct Intimate Apparel at Shakespeare & Company,” said Director Daniela Varon. “Lynn Nottage, one of our preeminent American playwrights, has built an extraordinary, richly varied body of work giving voice to the unheard, the unseen, and the marginalized.”

 

In Intimate Apparel,  Nottage explores the strength of the human spirit through the story of Esther, an African-American seamstress in Manhattan in 1905, when social and class lines were distinctly drawn. A letter arrives, romance and betrayal follow, and six lives are forever changed.

Intimate Apparel features veteran Shakespeare & Company members Nehassaiu deGannes and Christianna Nelson alongside MaConnia Chesser, and introduces Lee Edward Colston II, Tommy Schrider, and Medina Senghore to Shakespeare & Company audiences. The creative team includes James W. Bilnoski (Lighting Designer), Sandra Goldmark (Set Designer), Molly Trainer (Costume Designer), Christopher Peifer (Sound Designer), Natalie Johnsonius Neubert (Projection Designer), and Scott Killian (Composer/Music Director).

(For another article by Stephen & complete photos of this show go to Broadwayworld.com)

Curtain Call, INTIMATE APPAREL

Jamie deRoy & Eda Sorokoff

(For complete photos of this event go to BroadwayWorld.com)

Columns

Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is thrilled to be the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor. email: stephensorokoff@gmail.com

More in Columns

My View: Opening Night at the BIRDLAND THEATER – Music is in Good Hands Upstairs & Downstairs

Stephen SorokoffJuly 18, 2018

My View: One Of The Greatest Theatre Experiences Even If You Don’t Understand A Word (VIDEO)

Stephen SorokoffJuly 17, 2018

My View: Melissa Manchester!

Stephen SorokoffJuly 14, 2018

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Celebrates America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2018

ElizaBeth TaylorJuly 12, 2018
pc

Publicolor Brightens the Night at Top Coat

ElizaBeth TaylorJuly 12, 2018

My View: New Year’s Eve Came Early To Birdland Last Night – Gunhild Carling

Stephen SorokoffJuly 10, 2018

My View: Leslie Kritzer- Half Jewish, All Guilt- Complete Entertainment

Stephen SorokoffJuly 9, 2018

My View: Let The Sun Shine In – HAIR Opening Night at Berkshire Theatre Group

Stephen SorokoffJuly 8, 2018
Broadway Barks

Don’t Miss Broadway Barks

Suzanna BowlingJuly 7, 2018