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Add to Calendar 19-08-2012 25-08-2012 15 The Waiter Project Written and created by Elizabeth Swearingen; directed by Irene Kapustina. World Premiere. Community Theater Sunday, August 19 at 8:00 PM; Monday, August 20 at 9:00 PM; Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00 PM; Wednesday, August 22 at 6:30 PM; Saturday, August 25 at 2:00 PM. Running Time: 120 minutes | Tickets $15 "The Waiter Project" is not just a play about waiting tables. Rather it is a modern existential idea that examines time, agency and reality. The play tells the tale of eight down and out waiters working in New York City who have their lives pulled into focus when a Reality TV network shoots a series based on their lives within the restaurant. The play explores the duality we experience while working survival jobs as well as the element of waiting in general. Elizabeth Swearingen is an actor and a playwright in New York City. She attended Circle in the Square Theatre School and Stella Adler Conservatory and is currently attaining her BA from Hunter College in Creative Writing. She has worked with Primary Stages, The Barrow Group, NJ Rep, The Dramatists Guild, The Storm Theatre, The Looking Glass Theatre and TheatreWorks USA as an actor and a playwright. Her one-act play "Thursday Morning" won a festival award in The Looking Glass Theatre's 2011 Winter Forum. "The Waiter Project" is her first full-length play. (www.elizabethswearingen.com) Irene Kapustina was born in Minsk, Belarus and moved to the U.S. in 2003. Acting classes at Act One Studios in Chicago propelled her theater studies to the stage of Loyola University's Theater School and Second City. Upon her graduation from LUC, she moved to New York City, where she now continues her work in the theatre. (www.irenekapustina.com) http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=115261 Theater For The New City true DD/MM/YYYY

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Date: 08/19/12 through 08/25/12
Hours: Sunday, August 19 at 8:00 PM; Monday, August 20 at 9:00 PM; Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00 PM; Wednesday, August 22 at 6:30 PM; Saturday, August 25 at 2:00 PM.
Price: $15
Address: 155 First Avenue - (212) 254-1109
www.dreamupfestival.org

Description: Written and created by Elizabeth Swearingen; directed by Irene Kapustina. World Premiere.

Community Theater

Sunday, August 19 at 8:00 PM; Monday, August 20 at 9:00 PM; Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00 PM; Wednesday, August 22 at 6:30 PM; Saturday, August 25 at 2:00 PM.

Running Time: 120 minutes | Tickets $15

"The Waiter Project" is not just a play about waiting tables. Rather it is a modern existential idea that examines time, agency and reality. The play tells the tale of eight down and out waiters working in New York City who have their lives pulled into focus when a Reality TV network shoots a series based on their lives within the restaurant. The play explores the duality we experience while working survival jobs as well as the element of waiting in general.

Elizabeth Swearingen is an actor and a playwright in New York City. She attended Circle in the Square Theatre School and Stella Adler Conservatory and is currently attaining her BA from Hunter College in Creative Writing. She has worked with Primary Stages, The Barrow Group, NJ Rep, The Dramatists Guild, The Storm Theatre, The Looking Glass Theatre and TheatreWorks USA as an actor and a playwright. Her one-act play "Thursday Morning" won a festival award in The Looking Glass Theatre's 2011 Winter Forum. "The Waiter Project" is her first full-length play. (www.elizabethswearingen.com)

Irene Kapustina was born in Minsk, Belarus and moved to the U.S. in 2003. Acting classes at Act One Studios in Chicago propelled her theater studies to the stage of Loyola University's Theater School and Second City. Upon her graduation from LUC, she moved to New York City, where she now continues her work in the theatre. (www.irenekapustina.com)

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