This Spring - Onstage at the Black Box Theater - Lochwood Library
by Reina Hardy
directed by Kateri Cale
April 9 - 25, 2020
Lochwood Library Black Box Theater
Produced by special arrangement with Gurman Agency, LLC
Meet Felix Bettleman, small-time card shark waiting on that lucky streak that sets him up for life. But life has other plans; including a bad case of identity theft and Detective Marlow Sharpe, a dame with a keen mind, kind heart, and a disinclination to reveal either. Unravel the secret of the other Felix to reveal how a mystery woman named Lily fits into the picture.
A comic Scene Noir about the power of obsessive love.
MATURE LANGUAGE: Viewer Discretion Advised
TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 1, 2020
TICKETS: PWYC / $10 / $20 / Free for First Responders & Military
PERFORMANCES: Evenings at 7:30pm / Saturday Matinees at 2:30pm
Thursday, April 09 Pay-What-You-Can Preview Night
Friday, April 10 OPENING NIGHT
Saturday, April 11 Performance
Monday, April 13 Industry Performance
Thursday, April 16 Pay-What-You-Can Performance
Friday, April 17 Performance
Saturday, April 18 Matinee Performance
Saturday, April 18 Performance
Thursday, April 23 Pay-What-You-Can Performance
Friday, April 24 Performance
Saturday, April 25 Matinee Performance
Saturday, April 25 Performance
Reina Hardy’s plays, which usually contain magic and sometimes contain science, have been produced in Chicago, NYC and London. They include “Glassheart” (Rorsharch Theater and the Shrewds), “Changelings”, (The Vortex), and “A Map to Somewhere Else” (Everyday Inferno, NYC). Honors include: Michener Fellowship, National New Play Network New Play Showcase, Source Festival, Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop, Interact 20/20 Commission, Kennedy Center ACTF TYA PRIZE. Publications include: “Best American Short Plays, 2012-2013,” and “Best Scenes for Two Actors,” Applause, “Best Stage Monologues for Men,” “60 Seconds to Shine,” and “105 5-Minute Plays for Study and Performance,” from Smith and Kraus. In the 2018-19 and 2019-20 season: the world premiere of “Fanatical” in London, new productions of “Stargazers” in Michigan and Australia, the second production of “Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride” in Cincinnati, and the rolling world premiere of “Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven” in Milwaukee, WI; Washington, DC; Austin, TX and Ridgefield, CT. MFA: Michener Center at UT Austin.
A runner-up Nominee in Echo Theatre's first Big Shout Out New Play contest, "The Other Felix" is Half Noir, Half Poem; a heady hybrid in the form of a 2-person dark comedy. We’ll explore staging the production in the manner of a film noir.
To learn more about Reina and her work, visit the website: www.reinahardy.com