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Midtwenties Theatre Society is excited to host it's first annual OPEN PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE at the Havana Theatre on Friday, February 1st!

Come check out some awesome original performances and pieces of theatre/poetry/dance/literature/music/stand-up at our first ever showcase from 7:30pm to 9:50pm at the Havana Theatre, which will officially feature original works and performances by:
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- ILANA ZACKON (Music duet feat. ukulele & piano)
- SHELBY SATTERTHWAITE (One-Act performance of written original “Midnight Kiss Ass” feat. Kate Boutilier & Trevor Bee)
- PUBLIOUS PRODUCTIONS (Scene from an original play written by Nathan Narusis)
- ALINA ANGHEL (One Act/Poetry)
- FINNEGAN HOWE (Poetry)
- JESS IVERSON (Poetry & Literature)
- ZAFREEN JAFFER (Solo Dance Piece)
- MEGAN SOLIS (Spoken Word Poetry)
- JULIA KOSOR (Solo Spoken-word-Dance Piece)
- IRA COOPER (Reading of original One Act play “On The Head”)
- CLAIRE TEMPLE (Stand-Up Comedy)

Show starts at 7:30pm! Tix are pay-what-you-can ($10 suggested) and can be grabbed online at www.havanavancouver.com or at the door (cash/credit only). Looking forward to this incredible night and we hope that you get the chance to join us in experiencing all of these awesome-original works by these radical artists! 

Join us at Havana Vancouver before the show for Cuban food and drinks by reserving a table at www.havanavancouver.com. We recommend booking a minimum of 90 minutes prior to your performance to make sure you get great theatre seats and the best dining experience. Or join us after the show for drinks and dessert.


MIDTWENTIES THEATRE SOCIETY & 2019 FRIGID NEW YORK

Presents…

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PERSEPHONE’S CAVE

(presented by 2019 FRIGID Festival & Midtwenties Theatre Society)

Dates: February 23rd - March 7th, 2019

PERFORMANCE TIMES: Saturday Feb 23rd @ 5:00pm, Wednesday Feb 27th @ 7:10pm, Thursday Feb 28th @ 8:50pm, Sunday March 3rd @ 12:10pm, Tuesday March 5th @ 10:30pm, and Thursday March 7th @ 7:10pm

VENUE: The Kraine Theatre | 85 East 4th Street, NY 10003 | First Floor, no wheelchair access

Tickets are available online at www.horsetrade.info and www.mtstheatre.com

Regular Price: $20 ($15 Students/Senior/Military - with ID)

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(New York, NY) - 2019 FRIGID Festival and Midtwenties Theatre Society is thrilled to present Persephone’s Cave, a full-length original play, from February 23rd to March 7th at the Kraine Theatre!

Set in Present Day Vancouver, "Persephone's Cave" tells the story of two outcast adolescents named Persephone (Aspiring filmmaker) and Hayden (Aspiring poet) who have chosen to escape the world by locking themselves away from the rest of society, for the rest of their lives, in the projector room of an old cinematheque.

An intimate drama that simultaneously embraces the claustrophobic minimalism of Beckett and the sprawling naturalism of Strindberg. Angsty monologues, metaphorical soliloquys, and bold chemistry come together in this first-ever international premiere of a Midtwenties Theatre original written by BEAU HAN BRIDGE and performed by talented Midtwenties Theatre Repertoire player SHELBY SATTERTHWAITE.

Credits:

Playwright: Beau Han Bridge

Director/Dramaturg: Shelby Satterthwaite

Featuring: Beau Han Bridge & Shelby Satterthwaite

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About Midtwenties Theatre Society….

Midtwenties Theatre Society is a nonprofit theatre company currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) and was established in 2017 by Canadian-Chinese Director/writer/actor Beau Han Bridge with the hope of creating and presenting original plays that draw upon contemporary issues and adolescent themes less explored amongst mainstream theatre. Persephone’s Cave will be Midtwenties Theatre’s fifth production overall, third production of an original play, and first-ever play to debut in the United States and internationally worldwide.

For more information on Midtwenties Theatre Society, please visit the following platforms:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/midtwentiestheatre

Facebook: www.facebook.com/mtstheatre

Twitter: www.twitter.com/MTStheatre

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Playwright Bio: Beau Han Bridge

Beau Han Bridge is a Chinese-Canadian director, writer, and actor that resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2017, he created Midtwenties Theatre Society, a non-profit theatre company, to produce original plays that focus on adolescent stories and coming-of-age themes. He directed the company’s first two original productions of Above The Hospital and Molly Misbegotten (both penned by him) to critical acclaim and his work has received regular press coverage from several national media outlets and newspapers, including CBC and The Vancouver Sun. He has also produced several short films, one micro- budget feature-film, and is a regular actor with small-role appearances in CW’s Izombie (2019), Netflix’s adaptation of Death Note (2017), and CBC’s The Romeo Section (2016).

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TESTIMONIALS on Beau Han Bridge & Shelby Satterthwaite:

-	“Elijah, also played by Beau Han Bridge, is a hurricane of emotional turbulence masked with awkward laughs and self-deprecation. Beau Han Bridge played the character with surprisingly touching casual intimacy.” (Molly Misbegotten) – Bonnie Duff (Merely Players)
-	“Especially compelling was the performance of Shelby Satterthwaite, who plays the role of Petra’s assistant. Satterthwaite is proof of that popular theatre trope that there are no small roles, only small actors. And in her role as Petra’s assistant, Satterthwaite is anything but small. She has no lines, but is on stage at all times, and the expressions she lets her character make are the most accurate indicator of Petra’s truth and lies at all times during this play.” (The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant) - Theatre Addicts 
-	“Beau Han Bridge has a promising future as a writer and performer .... this piece left me thinking about art, identity and relationships in my own life, which is indeed one of the very purposes this art form serves.” (Molly Misbegotten) – Bonnie Duff (Merely Players)
-	“The bones of Beau Han Bridge’s story show the potential in the young playwright’s ability, telling ‘millennial’ stories without being prejudged by or alienating other demographics is a delicate balance.” (Above The Hospital) – Jay Minter (On The List)