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Pushcart Gamers creative director Paul Whelihan will carry out in Zoom readings of “ART,” a enjoy by Yasmine Reza on Thursday Might 6 and Friday Could 7 at 7:30 pm. The output is directed by Dov Tiefenbach. It explores friendship, mortality, and, of program, art. The general performance is cost-free, yet welcome donations will reward Pushcart Players, and the upcoming reside production.

“’ART’” tells the comedic tale of 3 long-time good friends: Serge, Marc, and Yvan, whose romantic relationship is put to the test when Serge buys a entirely modern day portray,” mentioned Jim Watt, producer.  “The higher-selling price obtain sets off a heated trade about what constitutes ‘art,’ and promptly turns into a lot more individual as the three resentfully convey up their specific failures. Will these friendships be endlessly destroyed?”

“We’re psyched to present this reading. The virtual streaming with actors in remote places (New York, New Jersey, Canada, Los Angeles) has allowed us to execute a great script in an alternate medium entire of creative opportunities.”

The cast features Paul Whelihan as Marc, Jim Kempner as Serge, and Christopher Redman as Yvan.

Paul Whelihan performs, directs, and stage-manages off-Broadway (47th Road Theater, 59 East 59 Theatres, NY Fringe Competition, 54 Underneath, TheaterLab) and regionally (Bickford Theater, Discussion board Theater Arts, Royal Poincianna, Broward Middle, Centenary Phase, Rising Stage, Luna Stage Firm, Premiere Levels, Quillo Arts Center). Roles include Tevye in “Fiddler…,” Pseudolus in “…Forum,” Noah in “Two By Two,” Skip Texas in “Pageant,” Crouch in “Not Now, Darling,” and he originated roles of  Gruber in “The Flame Keeper,” Department Rickey in “Mr. Rickey Calls a Assembly,” Stanley in “Kiss the Bride,” and the Mayor in Sheldon Harnick’s “Dragons.”

Jim Kempner is an actor who also specializes in present-day portray, sculpture, pictures, and function on paper, with an emphasis on present-day learn prints and outdoor sculpture (https://www.jimkempnerfineart.com/). Kempner’s stock appeals to the founded as well as commencing collectors. They operate carefully with art advisors, designers, companies, and museums to increase and enrich their assorted collections.

Christopher Redman is an award profitable actor, author, and producer. As an actor he has appeared in about a hundred Television and film productions such as the most up-to-date period of Genius : Aretha as Clive Davis reverse Cynthia Erivo. Recently he’s been observed in the Netflix Original hit series Workin’ Moms in which he played “Brad” through year 2, God Friended Me for CBS and is at the moment in creation on the thriller series The Outdated Man for Forex with Jeff Bridges and John Lithgow. Christopher is the subject matter and producer of the lifelong docu series The Many years Project which explores how friendship evolves over lengthy periods of time. He is also a producer and comedy author for the Webby Award winning podcast enterprise Kelly&Kelly out of Vancouver.

Director Dov Tiefenbach performed the guide part Nick Burns in the 1996 Broadway production A Thousand Clowns alongside actor Judd Hirsch. Soon after returning to Toronto, In 2003 he gained a Leo Award for Most effective Supporting Male Performance in Flower & Garnet (2002). His most recent roles incorporate the reclusive writer Fortunate Carroway in the tv series This House for Hire (2006), the troubled youthful Adrian in the psychological thriller The Dark Hrs (2005) and the hippie drug supplier Bradley Thomas in the comedy Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004).

Pushcart Players Pushcart Players is NJ’s premiere touring theater enterprise specializing in arts education and learning for young children. 2 times nominated for an Emmy©, Pushcart is the recipient of quite a few state and private awards for excellence and innovation. Established in 1974, Pushcart delivers substantive musical theater, workshops, and residencies to youthful persons in colleges and theaters nationwide. The business has traveled much more than 2.5 million miles nationally and overseas, from the rural pink schoolhouse to the nation’s White Dwelling.

“I am very grateful to have the opportunity to take a look at this wonderful engage in with an exceptional team of artists,” stated Paul Whelihan. “I am even a lot more grateful that these efforts will gain Pushcart Players’ mission to uplift Artwork in all its forms”

Attendance at the Zoom readings of Art can be verified here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hJAkyYZGSq6ivLB4liwdPg