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'Murder at the Prop Table' by Ed Bassett Produced in NYC

A staged reading of Phoenix Stage partner Ed Basset's play

Murder at the Prop Table

The Planet Connections Festivity is New York’s premiere eco-friendly/socially-conscious arts festival. Fostering a diverse cross-section of performances, the Festivity seeks to inspire artists and audiences both creatively and fundamentally, in a festive atmosphere. At the heart of the Festivity are like-minded individuals striving to create professional, meaningful theatre, film, music and art while supporting organizations, which give back to the community at large. Learn more here

Benefiting: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
Produced by Phoenix Stage Company

“How dangerous are props? The show must go on but all the drama is behind the scenes. This fast paced farce shows how appearances can be deceiving on stage or behind the scenery. Door slams, missed entrances, poison, gun shots and mistaken identities keep the action moving in MURDER AT THE PROP TABLE.”

Genre: Comedy, Farce

Friday 6/15/12 @ 1pm

$0.00 All Readings are FREE and open to the general public.

90 minutes (with 15 minute intermission)

Lyle Ressler () writes:

Come join Kate Samberg, Jim Buffone, Sharon A Wilcox, Agnes Duggan Dann, Tim Phillips, and me as we perform a staged reading of Murder at the Prop Table by Ed Bassett. See us this Friday at Bleeker Street Theatre, 45 Bleeker St., New York City, at 1:00 p.m. More information at Planet Connections Festivity!

This is what the artists who created this production are doing for their charity:

“They will be writing about Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids in our program.”


At Bleecker Street Theatre (Downstairs)
45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Conveniently located near:
Bleecker St (4 & 6)
Broadway – Lafayette St (B, D, F, M)
Prince St (N, R)

This is what the artists who created this production are doing to create an eco-friendly production!

Encouraging car-pooling, Committing to sharing/borrowing materials vs. than purchasing new ones, Properly disposing of scenery, costumes, and props by donating, reusing and recycling where possible, Using minimal design elements, Adopting green habits outside of working on the show, Properly recycle paper, bottles and other items, Printing double-sided, Printing on recycled paper, Providing reusable water bottles to the cast, Encouraging online communication for the artists and reducing the amount of printed communications, Encouraging online communication for the use of audition materials, welcome packets, press packets, and any other correspondence with industry, Utilizing paperless marketing tools (e.g. website, blogs, facebook, twitter and email), Using an online playbill, Designing a one sheet, double-sided playbill, Posting audition notices, songs and sides online, Printing playbills and postcards on recycled paper.

Information taken from Planet Connections website.

UPDATE: Phoenix Stage Company writes

A great time was had by all at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity yesterday. Special thanks to Katherine Ray for letting us know about this cool festival and to Ed Bassett, Marsha Gaylord, Lori Poulin, Spencer Poulin, Agnes M. Dann, Val Vitalo, Lyle Ressler, Kate Samberg, Jim Buffone, Tim Phillips and Sharon A. Wilcox for getting it all together. "Murder at the Prop Table" was a big hit!!

Go see some great NYC theatre (and most for under $20) at www.planetconnections.org!

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