Friday, September 4, 2009

Christopher's Plays, ENLIGHTEN ME & THE DOORWAY TO RIGHTEOUSNESS, to be premiered in The One-Minute Play Festival on 9/13

It's theater boiled down to its essence. Sixty seconds from lights up to lights down. With over 40 of the BEST writers in the American Theatre, 6 directors and 30+ actors this is a weekend not to be missed.

PROGRAM A is Saturday September 12th 2009 at 8:30 PM

PROGRAM B is Sunday September 13th 2009 at 8:30PM

*please note that each program contains a completely 100% different line-up of plays!!! Get your tickets early, before they sell out!!

For tickets: Visit or call 212-352-3101 (please make sure you buy for the correct night!!)

Program A: plays by: Ashlin Halfnight, Emily Conbere, Bixby Elliot, John Devore, Michael John Garces, Jakob Holder, Jessica Litwak, Matt Olmos, Saviana Stanescu, Kyle Jarrow, Ken Urban, David Zellnik, Lanna Joffrey, Megan Mostyn-Brown, Liz Meriwether, Mat Smart, Mac Rogers, Andrea Thome, Matt Freeman, James Comtois, anton dudley, Christine Evans, Robert Kerr, Callie Kimball, Sam Forman, Padraic Lillis, Trav SD & more!

Program A directed by Dominic D'Andrea, Gyda Arber, and Brian Rhinehart

Brogram B: plays by: Callie Kimball, Clay Mcleod Chapman, Dave Anzuelo, Bixby Elliot, Kris Diaz, Christine Evans, Jeff Lewonczyk, J Julian Christopher, Courtney Brook Lauria, Adam Szymkowicz, Migdalia Cruz, Chiori Miyagawa, Ian Cohen, anton dudley, Michael John Garces, Matt Olmos, Saviana Stanescu, Crystal Skillman, Liz Meriwether, Matt Freeman, Matt Schatz, Caridad Svich, August Schulenburg, Daniel Talbott, Trav SD & more!

Program B directed by Jordan Young, Nicole A. Watson, West Hyler

Featuring: Toby Knops, Bryan Davis, Anna Kull, Melissa Dowty, Lee Dolson, Tyronne Davis, Rena Anakwe, Charlie Coniglio, Gino Constabile, India Macdonald, Vincent Pullara Jr., Moema Umann, Matt Walters, Jenny Schutzman, Abi Kornet, Tony Lance, Ashley Simona Baker, Irene Hsi, Anais Alexandra Tekerian, Jacob Murphy, Eryn Rosenthal, Michael Criscuolo, Art Wallace, Samantha Mason, Stephen Heskett, and many more to be announced!

Curated by Dominic D'Andrea

produced by Dominic D'Andrea & Toby Knops

Shstrng Prodctins is Dominic D'Andrea, Toby Knops and Ashlin Halfnight.

This production is being presented through HERE’s Autumn Artist Lodge, which provides artists with subsidized space and equipment, as well as technical and administrative support.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Campbell & McClyde to join the cast of METRO PSALM

Steve D. Campbell & Nedra McClyde have been confirmed to play Griffin and Duaa in J. Julian Christopher's METRO PSALM.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Sean T. Krishnan to star as Scout in METRO PSALM

Sean T. Krishnan has been confirmed to play Scout in J. Julian Christopher's METRO PSALM. Krishnan's credits include; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul (Original cast, New York Theater Workshop), Rafta Rafta (New Group, Entertainment Weekly Top 10 for 2008 on stage). Regional: Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink (Wilma Theater, Philadelphia and Studio Theater, D.C.), Riceboy (Original cast, Yale Rep), As Vishnu Dreams (Original Cast Cornerstone/East West Players, Los Angeles), others include Kirk Douglas Theater Los Angeles, Eugene O’ Neil Theater, Canadian Stage Co. Toronto. Film: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, New York I Love You (Scarlett Johansson’s directorial debut), Changing Lanes, Starting Out In The Evening, Our Italian Husband. TV: Law & Order original series, Law & Order SVU (recurring as Dr. Singh), Numb3rs, JAG, John Woo’s Once A Thief. Voice Over: Grand Theft Auto IV, The Guru.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Come See J. Julian Christopher in a play reading of REAL ESTATE, by Dennis A. Allen II

40 Days to 40 Plays

Check out The Off Off Broadway Samuel French Festival Blog! An interview will be posted on Tuesday, June 11th with playwright J. Julian Christopher.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Niegel Smith to Direct Metro Psalm in the 34th Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

Niegel Smith, Associate Director for the upcoming Broadway Musical, FELA! & Artistic Leadership Associate for the Public Theater, is set to direct J. Julian Christopher's Metro Psalm as part of this year's Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. Smith and Christopher first collaborated on the workshop of Metro Psalm as part of The Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group retreat.

Monday, May 18, 2009

J. Julian Christopher to appear in a reading of REAL ESTATE

J. Julian Christopher will appear as Williams in Dennis A. Allen II 's play, REAL ESTATE for Three Monos Ensemble.

The 34th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

J. Julian Christopher has been selected as on of the Final Forty in 34th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festiva.

PHOTO BY: Peter Nastasi