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 "A people who do not cherish and promote their theatre are, if not yet dead, in the process of dying, just as theatre which does not capture the vibrancy of society, of history, the drama of its people, but is only a casino or a place to kill time."

-Federico Garcia Lorca

October 21 - November 14, 2010
at the Manny Fried Playhouse

by Rod Serling

Seven of the most politically scorching episodes of TV's classic sci-fi series brought to life on stage!

Featuring six different directors, over thirty different actors, and two separate line-ups of incendiary episodes playing on alternating nights!

October 21st - November 14th
Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays @ 8pm & Sundays @ 6pm
Tickets $15.00 General Admission
or $10.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre members.
All Thursdays (except Opening Night) are pay-what-you-can admission.

NOTE: Special marathon performances of both line-ups back-to-back on Saturday, October 30th @ 8pm and Sunday, November 14th @ 6pm
Here's what plays when:

playing October 21, 23, 29, 30, 31
November 4, 6, 12, 14

Directed by Larry Smith
Starring JennaBeth Stockman, Ian Tweedie, Noelle Wright, Jordan Rizzieri, 
Travis Hedland

Directed by Kurt Schneiderman*

Starring Jack Agugliaro*, Stacy Kowal,
Jordan Rizzieri, Lawrence Rowswell*

Directed by Colleen Neumann*

Starring Trey Wydysh, Joy Wrona, 
Michael Delaney

Directed by Jack Agugliaro*

Starring Jane Cudmore*, Jack Agugliaro*,
Lawrence Rowswell*, Mark Gravel,
Brandon Williamson, Tom Izard*

playing October 22, 24, 28, 30
November 5, 7, 11, 13, 14

Directed by Virginia Brannon*

Starring Travis Hedland, Anthony Orlowski, Damon Madden, Michael Eckert, 
Jess Abel, Kent Bostock, Scot Kaitanowski

Directed by Kurt Schneiderman*

Starring Lisa Sperry, JennaBeth Stockman,
Eric Mowery*, Kathleen Denecke,
Jordan Rizzieri

Directed by Michael Mirand
Starring Victor Morales, Michael Dugan,
Brittany Kucala*, Corey Jelowski,
Hillary Rose, Damon Madden, Emilie Pryor,
Mollie McDermott, Liam Logre

     For the second show in our 2010-2011 Season of Plays, we are proud to present for the Halloween Season SUBVERSIVE TWILIGHT ZONES  bringing to life on stage seven of the most politically scorching episodes of Television's classic sci-fi series!

     In the tumultuous time of the early 1960s, Rod Serling's television series didn't just offer good science fiction, but also stunning social commentary.  Many "Twilight Zone" episodes took on the most controversial subjects of their time.  We at Subversive Theatre feel that many of these episodes are still strikingly relevant today and we are very excited to have this opportunity to recreate these incendiary works for the stage.

     With two separate line-ups of episodes playing on alternating nights, our showcase features unforgettable episodes like "Eye of the Beholder" (directed by Larry Smith), "The Shelter" (directed by Michael Mirand), "He's Alive" (directed by Virginia Brannon*), "I Am the Night, Color Me Black" (directed by Jack Agugliaro*),  "Number Twelve Looks Just Like You" (directed by Kurt Schneiderman*), and "The Obsolete Man" (directed by Colleen Neumann*).

     To recapture the iconic voice of the show's legendary host, we're proud to have Buffalo's own iconic stage actor and veteran radio personality Dennis Keefe* in the role of Rod Serling.  SUBVERSIVE TWILIGHT ZONES also features the acting talents of Victor Morales, Michael Dugan, Lawrence Rowswell*, JennaBeth Stockman, Lisa Sperry, Travis Hedland, Jack Agugliaro*, Brandon Williamson, Mark Gravel, Eric Mowery*, Trey Wydysh, Joy Wrona, Jane Cudmore*, Tom Izard*, Brittany Kucala*, Jess Abel, Ian Tweedie, Kent Bostock, Scot Kaitanowski, and many others.

     SUBVERSIVE TWILIGHT ZONES is compiled and curated by Subversive Theatre's Founder & Artistic Director Kurt Schneiderman*.  Set Design is by Dyan O'Connell* with Lighting Design by Katie Gilliland*, Sound Design by John Shotwell*, Videography by David Pape, and Shadow Puppet Design by Michele Costa.  Dramaturgical work is provided by Brittany Kucala*, Gina LaChacz*, Richard Harrington*, and Susan Forbes*.

     SUBVERSIVE TWILIGHT ZONES run October 21st through November 14th with performances Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 6pm.   Admission is $15.00 general admission or $10.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre members.  For all Thursday performances (except Opening Night), admission is pay-what-you-can.  All performances are at Subversive Theatre's regular performance venue, The Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of the Great Arrow Building in North Buffalo (yeah, we're on the third floor, but we've got a big ass elevator, so don't let the stairs scare you away!).

     Please note: On Saturday, October 30th, on the Eve of Halloween, we will be performing both line-ups of episodes starting at 8pm and running through 11pm.  That evening will also feature a costume party, all patrons coming in a costume will receive a $5.00 discount on admission.

     Also note: the final performance, Sunday, November 14th, will feature a grand finale performance of both line-ups playing back-to-back starting at 6pm and running till 10pm.

     For more information give us a call at 716-408-0499.

* = indicates members of the Subversive Theatre Collective

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