Cleveland Play House (CPH), takes audiences on a journey via grief, therapeutic, falling in love, and (re)discovering all that life has to supply in Each Sensible Factor, written by Duncan MacMillan with Jonny Donahoe. Performances run from November 23rd – December 22nd within the Helen Theatre at Playhouse Sq.. Directed by CPH Inventive Director Laura Kepley, he forged consists of Tarah Flanagan and Alex Brightwell in alternating performances. Tickets vary from $25-$97 and might be bought by telephone at 216.241.6000 or on-line at clevelandplayhouse.com. Cleveland Play House is proud to acknowledge sponsors Anne Marie and Invoice Warren, and Nancy Hancock Griffith.
Each Sensible Factor is an adaptation of Duncan MacMillan‘s brief story “Sleeve Notes.” The unique manufacturing was first carried out by British slapstick comedian Jonny Donahoe in London, Edinburgh and NYC (Barrow St. Theatre). A filmed model of the stay present premiered as an HBO documentary in 2016. Each Sensible Factor gives an uplifting and eye-opening have a look at psychological sickness, despair and suicide via this shocking and immersive theatrical expertise. This story reminds us of all of the fantastic issues that make life price residing.
CPH Inventive Director Laura Kepley states, “You realize, we thought, ‘Can there actually be a humorous and uplifting present concerning the wrestle in opposition to suicidal ideas?’ and we discovered the reply was a convincing ‘Sure!’ Each Sensible Factor is that intimate and interactive play stuffed with wit and humor. When you enlarge how your favourite factor makes you’re feeling, multiply it by 100 and that is how you’ll really feel after seeing Each Sensible Factor. This can be a play that reminds us that we’re not alone. It would not sugar coat onerous truths but it surely gives hope.”
“Each Sensible Factor will be the funniest present about despair you have ever seen.” – The New York Publish
“Coronary heart-wrenching, hilarious…presumably one of many funniest performs you will ever see, full cease.” – The Guardian
“Stuffed to the brim with pleasure!” – Time Out London
“…the present is stuffed with humor, to not point out pleasant viewers participation.” – New York occasions
Duncan MacMillan (Playwright) Performs embrace: Individuals, Locations and Issues (2015-2017, Nationwide Theatre/Wyndham’s Theatre, West Finish); 1984, tailored from George Orwell (2013-2017, Headlong/Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Firm, West Finish, Broadway, worldwide excursions, co-adapted/co-directed with Rob Icke); Each Sensible Factor (2013-2017, Paines Plough/Pentabus Theatre, Edinburgh Pageant, UK and worldwide excursions, HBO); Metropolis of Glass, tailored from Paul Auster (2017, 59 Productions, HOME, and Lyric Hammersmith); 2071, co-written with Chris Rapley (2014-2015, The Royal Court docket/Hamburg Schauspielhaus); The Forbidden Zone (2014-2016, Salzburg Pageant and Schaubühne Berlin); Wunshloes Unglück, tailored from Peter Handke (2014, Burgtheater Vienna); Reise Durch Die Nacht, tailored from Friederike Mayröcker (2012-2014, Schauspiel Köln, Pageant d’Avignon, Theatertreffen); Lungs (2011-2016, Paines Plough and Sheffield Theatres/Studio Theatre, Washington, DC); and Monster (2006, Royal Change Theatre).
LAURA KEPLEY (Director) grew to become Inventive Director of Cleveland Play House in 2013 and has directed quite a few CPH mainstage productions together with Into the Breeches!; Tiny Homes (world premiere, additionally at Cincinnati Playhouse within the Park); Sweat; The Diary of Anne Frank; Shakespeare in Love; The Crucible; Metal Magnolias; The Good Peaches (world premiere); Fairfield (world premiere); How I Realized to Drive (additionally at Syracuse Stage); The Little Foxes; Venus in Fur; Good Individuals (additionally at Syracuse Stage); A Carol for Cleveland (world premiere); Within the Subsequent Room, or the vibrator play; My Title is Asher Lev and CPH readings of Roe Green Award-winning performs Tiny Homes; The Chinese language Woman; Soups, Stews and Casseroles: 1976; Marjorie Prime and Daphne’s Dive. She joined CPH in 2010, having arrived from Trinity Repertory Company in Windfall, Rhode Island the place she was Resident Director and Inventive Affiliate for 4 seasons and Interim Director of the Brown/Trinity Rep M.F.A. in Directing Program for one. She has additionally directed for The Alliance Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Chautauqua Theater Firm, Cincinnati Playhouse within the Park, Up to date American Theatre Pageant, and The John F. Kennedy Middle for the Performing Arts, amongst others. A local Ohioan, Laura acquired her undergraduate diploma from Northwestern University and her Grasp of Fantastic Arts from Brown College/Trinity Rep. She is a Drama League Fellow and a recipient of the 2009-2011 Nationwide Endowment for the Arts/Theatre Communications Group Profession Improvement Program for Administrators.
The Design Staff for Pipeline consists of: scenic design by JILL DAVIS (The Seagull, Clyborne Park, Too True to be Good), costume design by CAROLYN DICKEY, lighting design by Benjamin Gantose (Egress, Service provider of Venice), sound design by NICK DRASHNER (Egress, Macbeth, The Seagull). Further inventive workforce members embrace: MARYANN MORRIS (Manufacturing Stage Supervisor).
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TARAH FLANAGAN is delighted to return to CPH the place she appeared final season in An Iliad. Current credit embrace the world premiere of Buzz at Alabama Shakespeare Festival, directed by Carrie Preston. Theatre: The Mint, Trying Glass, Grasp a Story prod. on the Pearl Theatre (The Little Prince), and the Sheen Middle (An Iliad), Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Arkansas Rep, Clarence Brown Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Crossroads Theatre, Eugene O’Neil Theatre, Fulton Theatre, Pioneer Theatre, Public Theatre of Maine, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Studio Arena Theatre, and the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (Saint Joan). She has been a proud firm member of the Nice River Shakespeare Pageant since 2007 the place she serves as Affiliate Inventive Director. Movie/TV: Mom’s Guide, by Keith Joseph Atkins, Futurestates PBS, Because the World Turns, and Darwin: the Sequence, directed by Carrie Preston. Coaching: PCPA Theaterfest, Conservatory at Webster College (BFA), Alabama Shakespeare Festival (MFA). Tarah is a proud member of Actor’s Fairness Affiliation.
ALEX BRIGHTWELL is extremely grateful to be engaged on this good play. He was born in West Virginia and raised in North Carolina. He earned his BFA from the College of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater Actor Coaching Program. He was a Conservatory member for the 2018 and 2019 seasons on the Chautauqua Theater Firm, the place he performed Nick Backside in A Midsummer Evening’s Dream; Alfie in One Man, Two Guvnors; Silvius in As You Like It; and Br’er Rabbit/Ratts in An Octoroon. Cleveland credit embrace the New Floor Theater Pageant studying of Tiny Homes and the CWRU/CPH MFA productions of The Service provider of Venice, Hay Fever, The Seagull, and Fifth of July. He has additionally been seen at Yellow Tree Theater, Minnesota Jewish Theatre, Strolling Shadow Theatre Firm, Public Theater of Minnesota, and the Guthrie Theater.
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