New York’s contemporary cutting-edge poets and playwrights join forces with St. John’s University student playwrights at “GREENAGER A-GLOW-GO!” The event runs Saturday, Feb. 28 at noon at St. John’s University downtown Manhattan campus’ Saval Auditorium. It kicks off Dr. Larry Myers international playwriting project.The program will be hosted by “Greenagers” Kat Georges and Peter Carlaftes, co-founders of San Francisco’s Marilyn Monroe Memorial Theater. Their comic musical numbers will highlight the fun side of “going green.”
Also on the bill are as follows: Jackie Sheeler, creator of the blog “Get Angry With Me” who explores her personal green efforts; Angelo Verga, author of Praise for What Remains, examines the green side of finance; and Karen Hildebrand, author of One Foot Out the Door, who probes the green of envy. Undercover punk rock celebupoet Bass Player from ? offers musical interludes & excerpts from his book, Splitting Hairs. Performance poetry artists Madeline Artenberg, Ronnie Norpel, & Susan Scutti read their green-hued work. Also--JUST ADDED--Direct from Los Angeles!--the awesome performance poet Corrie Greathouse.
This event also puts St. John’s practicing playwrights in the center of New York’s poetry and playwriting scene. SJU playwrights include: Olivia Hartle, Kristopher Kaye, Caitlyn Mason, Taylor Pedane, Matthew Gray, Ben Less, James Losada, Maria Ruales, Mallory Soto, Feraz Khan and Anna Ilyadzhanova.
PLUS Lindsay Blodgett, Whitney Kimball Long, Brandon Medina, Lourdes Natalie Rose and Richard Wilt will perform a new work by award-winning Off-Broadway playwright Myers, exploring the personal face of today’s environmental movement.
All the jam-packed fun takes place on Saturday, February 28 at NOON in St. John’s University Saval Auditorium at 101 Murray Street (between Greenwich and West streets). Admission is pay-what-you can donation--no one turned away for lack of funds!
Go green with us--help expand the meaning of the word!
For more information, and to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.