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PORK KIDNEYS TO SOOTHE DESPAIR

  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 7:30PM | SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2PM and 7:30PM
  • THE SHEEN CENTER FOR THOUGHT AND CULTURE | 18 BLEECKER STREET, NYC
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by Alejandro Ricaño, Translated by Daniel Jáquez

Directed by 2017 Drama League New York Directing Fellow Rebecca Martinez

Cast: To Be Announced

Synopsis: Set in 1940’s Paris, fact and fiction intertwine in Pork Kidneys To Soothe Despair, where an unsuccessful writer and his paramour stalk Samuel Beckett, ostensibly to ensure that his masterpiece, Waiting for Godot, is completed. 

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The Director...

REBECCA MARTINEZ is a Brooklyn-based director, choreographer, writer, and deviser. Recent projects: [Director] Voz Alta: Amor en los tiempos de guerra (Milagro Theatre), Tomás and the Library Lady (Oregon Children’s Theatre), Ms. Julie, Asian Equities (Brave New World Repertory Theatre, NYC), 26 Miles (Profile Theatre) and You’re Not Alone (anymore) (Stella Adler School for Acting). [Associate Director] The Cake (PlayMakers Repertory Company). In addition, Rebecca has directed, assisted on, observed, and helped develop productions with INTAR, Artists Repertory Theatre, Signature Theatre, the Lark, Sojourn Theatre, Radical Evolution, the 52nd Street Project, Poetic Theater, and Working Theater among others. Rebecca is an ensemble member of Sojourn Theatre, a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, INTAR’s Unit52, the 2015-16 SDCF Observership Class, the Latinx Theatre Commons, an Associate Member of SDC, and a 2017 Drama League Directing Fellow. Rebecca is an artist with the Center for Performance and Civic Practice. rebeccamartinez.org