Outcry - Sat, Oct 1 @ 5:00pm

Outcry - Sat, Oct 1 @ 5:00pm

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Saturday, October 1st at 5:00 pm in the Downstairs Theatre of Paradise Factory

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Out Cry is an American play by Tennessee Williams, about a grown brother and sister who have been abandoned by their acting troupe in a theatre, and begin to discuss how they got there, both literally and figuratively. This version will cast South Asians in the roles. Williams described the play as "My most beautiful play since A Streetcar [Named Desire], the very heart of my life. We will be performing the entirely of Act 1. 

Vishaal Reddy (Actor): Vishaal honed his theatre and singing skills at Boston University, where he earned a BA in Business Administration. There, he appeared in productions such as Rabbit Hole and All Shook Up. Upon graduation, he moved to New York, where he joined the Atlantic Theatre Company and geban acting in productions throughout the city, including Our Town and Death of a Salesman. He also performed as a chorus member of the Metropolitan Opera. 

Saima Huq (Actor): Saima is a public health epidemiologist who moved to NYC in 2004. She started acting in various film and television projects for the experience and some extra cash. She founded Always Love Lucy Theatre in 2014 to show South Asians in classic works from which they have been previously excluded. She portrayed Linda Loman in Salesman and Eliza-turned- Elijah Doolittle in Pygmalion in 2016 for the company. 

Chris Romero (Director): Christopher portrayed Charley, the neighbor, friend and money-lender of Willy Loman, in our Death of a Salesman in 2014 and Henry Higgins in Pygmalion in 2016. Christopher continues to work as a director as well. Recent credits include Shakespeare's Measure for a Measure, Alls Well that Ends Well, The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, All Through the Night by Shirley Lauro, Sphinx by Don Nigro, The Revenger's Tragedy by Thomas Middleton, and the short film "The Bar Stool Savior." In addition, Christopher and his wife Schnele are the creative partners of Urban Topaz Multimedia.