Plus 1 Solo Show Fest - Fall 2019
2 nights only: Friday, November 1 & Saturday, November 2 @ 8 pm
Venue: Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor
Run time: 1 hour, 40 minutes, including a 10-minute intermission
Art in Motion written and performed by Tracilyn Jones*
Directed by Timothy Ellis Riley*
Sound design by Casey Hayden
An artist's exploration through movement, space, and time.
From the Bronx to a Bike written and performed by Mindy Pfeffer*
Moving from the Bronx to a place she never thought she'd go, on a bike, one woman's father sets her off on the adventure of a lifetime!
Are You My Father... Shaquille O'Neal? written and performed
by Caralie Chrisco
A book fair, a charismatic athlete, and a young girl's quest to find the other half of her parentage.
Wheels on the Bus written and performed by Matt Whitfield
What could possibly go wrong when a seemingly perfect family decides to move from Southern California to Idaho, in a rusty old school bus.
TRACILYN JONES* | Writer and Performer, Art in Motion
MINDY PFEFFER* | Writer and Performer, From the Bronx to a Bike
CARALIE CHRISCO | Writer and Performer, Are You My Father... Shaquille O'Neal?
MATT WHITFIELD | Writer and Performer, The Wheels on the Bus
*Appears courtesy of Actors Equity Association. AEA-approved showcase.
JAKE LIPMAN | Producing Artistic Director
As the founder of Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions (TIC), Jake has produced over 40 productions in NYC since 2006, including this 16th iteration of the Plus 1 Solo Show Festival. She has written and performed several solo shows, including Up a River/Down the Aisle (MITF, SOAF semi-finalist, Smith College), and directed several others, including Untransmittable: Disclosure in a Tinder Age (EAT New Works Series), Ruby (PCTF18, outstanding production nominee), Two Worlds Collide, Places, Please and How to Behave. MFA, Actors Studio Drama School.
OLIVIA T. RAGAN | Stage Manager and Assistant Producer
is a New York-based director committed to sharing stories that challenge social constructs and expectations. She assistant directed TIC's world premiere of Relentlessly Pleasant, and Recent Tragic Events, spent 6 weeks the summer if 2018 as a Core Company apprentice at the Orchard Project. Directing credits include: The Wise Women by Nelson Clark, assistant directing Company (Barrington Stage), Speech and Debate, and the Musical Theater Conservatory at Barrington Stage (summer 2017). BA, Theater Arts, Marymount Manhattan College.
MICHAEL LOUNSBERY | Lighting and Technical Advisor
Bio coming soon.
PHILIP ROTHMAN | Sound Advisor
For TIC: Relentlessly Pleasant, The Inn at Lake Devine and Our Town. Orchestration credits: Our Kind of Traitor (StudioCanal), Ray Donovan (Showtime), Too Big to Fail, Taking Chance, Teddy in His Own Words, You Don’t Know Jack (HBO Films), Sin Nombre, Hollywoodland (Focus Features), The Nanny Diaries (Weinstein Company/MGM Films), Faces of America (PBS). New York Innovative Theatre Awards Nominee, Outstanding Sound Design for Proof (TIC). www.philiprothman.com