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Director of HAPPY CAMP announced at Cannes Film Festival

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Cannes: Peter Webber to Direct 'Happy Camp' 12:11 PM PDT 5/17/2013 by Stuart Kemp Based on a debut screenplay by playwright Zayd Dohrn, the film is being mounted by Bedlam Productions, Oscar winner Gareth Unwin's company. Peter Webber (Girl With a Pearl Earring) is attached to direct. The movie follows a drug-addled former deputy sheriff searching for his missing daughter amongst the complex politics of a rural Californian logging community. Taking place just off-reservation, the story exists where several worlds collide, with drug dealers, Native Americans, and corrupt officials all coming to blows. The project is the debut screenplay from playwright Zayd Dohrn and will be produced by U.K. producer Stella Nwimo, marking her first project after joining the Bedlam team. "Stella's arrival at Bedlam has brought in a succession of great properties. We are very proud to see Stella get her first film away under the Bedlam banner," said Unwin, CEO at Bedlam. The noir thriller is set to shoot in North America at the end of 2013.

Director of HAPPY CAMP announced at Cannes Film Festival2017-05-19T17:58:20+00:00

LONG WAY GO DOWN @ Theatre on the Lake this Summer

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Jackalope's Season 5 smash hit Long Way Go Down returns for a limited 5-performance engagement: July 31st - Aug. 4th, 2013 In association with the Chicago Parks District, Jackalope is remounting the Jeff-Nominated play at the beautiful Theater on the Lake, located at Fullerton Ave & Lake Shore Dr. Tickets on sale Now! Click HERE for more information.

LONG WAY GO DOWN @ Theatre on the Lake this Summer2017-05-19T17:58:20+00:00

World Premiere of MUCKRAKERS opens June 13

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In MUCKRAKERS a young female activist brings an older man—a famous political hacker/journalist—home to her Brooklyn apartment to spend the night. But as they start to expose each other’s secrets, personal and political desires collide, testing the limits of privacy in the modern world. The Barrington Stage production is directed by Giovanna Sardelli, and stars Kate Rogal and Kahan James. See more at: http://barringtonstageco.org

World Premiere of MUCKRAKERS opens June 132017-05-19T17:58:20+00:00

LONG WAY GO DOWN Opens in Los Angeles May 17

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Long Way Go Down' Challenges Cast And Audience On Illegal Immigration By Sean J. Miller | Posted May 15, 2013, 3:01 p.m. The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company in Los Angeles is set to raise the curtain on a production that will challenge audiences’ views on immigration and its small cast’s ability to bring life to characters some may perceive as stereotypes. “Long Way Go Down,” which will have its West Coast premiere May 17, centers on Nini and Violetta, two young illegal immigrants trying to make a dangerous, smuggled crossing into the United States. The play was written by Zayd Dohrn, the son of Bernardine Rae Dohrn and Bill Ayers, both former members of the left-wing radical group the Weather Underground Organization. The Weathermen, as they were known, conducted a bombing campaign against public buildings during the Vietnam War. Dohrn said his writing was influenced by the politics of his family. “I’m not sure I would say that it exactly follows in the footsteps of what my parents were doing, but it’s obviously related,” he told Backstage. “For me, all my work is political in some way. It has to do with social power structures and dynamics.” Border security [...]

LONG WAY GO DOWN Opens in Los Angeles May 172017-05-19T17:58:20+00:00
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