• The Perfect Wife by Emmy Award Winner Karen L. Lewis

    Date posted: April 28, 2015 Author: jolanta

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    The Perfect Wife by Emmy Award Winner Karen L. Lewis

    Plays May 1-16th at the 4th Street Theatre

    Ivy Theatre Company presents The Perfect Wife, by Karen L. Lewis, directed by Audrey Alford. This limited engagement begin May 1st at the 4th Street Theatre: 83 East 4th Street.

    Perfect Daughter… Perfect Sister… With her family’s reality fractured by early-onset dementia, how far will Kathy go to be The Perfect Wife?

    The Perfect Wife stars Gwenevere Sisco, John Lenartz, Katie Braden, Chase Hemphill, and Marie Marshal with set by Brian Dudkiewicz, lighting by Jonathan Hartley, sound by Anna Libbie Grossman, and costumes by Tom Kleinert.

    The Perfect Wife won the 2012 Stanley Drama Award from Wagner College, was a semi-finalist in the National Playwrights Conference, and chosen for the 2013 nuVoices  Play Festival at The Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte. Karen L. Lewis (WGA & Dramatists Guild) has had productions and readings regionally and off Broadway and has won various awards.

    Audrey Alford founded Ivy Theatre Company in 2013 and transferred the Off Off Broadway hit Donkey Punch, by Micheline Auger, to the SoHo Playhouse, where it was one of Time Out New York’s Critic’s Picks. Audrey was nominated for Best Director in the Midtown International Theatre Festival for Black Ice by Lezlie Revelle.  The New York Times called her production of Like Poetry, by Kristian O’Hare, in FringeNYC “beautifully structured, with an impressive blend of poignancy and humor, nicely distinct performances, and respectfully playful direction.” She directed Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, an adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher, to sold out houses at CAST in Charlotte, North Carolina. In New York, Audrey has directed for Sanguine Theatre Company, Estrogenius, and was a member of Labrynth Theater’s Ensemble Workshop.  In New Orleans, she attended Loyola University and assisted directors including Anne Kauffman, Ryan Rilette, and Lane Savadove.

    The Perfect Wife is playing at the 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street New York) May 1, May 3, May 5, May 7, May 9, May 14 and May 15 at 7:30pm as well as May 2, May 10 and May 16 at 3pm Tickets are $18 at perfectwife.bpt.me.

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