Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Theater 4 Presents Anton in Show Business at Oddfellows

Anton in Show Business, an intelligent comedy for grown-ups by Jane Martin, will be produced by Theatre 4 at 8 pm, October 10-11 in Middletown.

Featuring an all-female cast of professional, Connecticut actresses, Theatre 4 is the new New Haven-based company that is now launching its first full season after the success of its production last fall of Donald Margulies’s play Collected Stories.

Jane Martin's Anton in Show Business, a hit at the 24th Humana Festival of New American Plays, is an “intelligent comedy for grownups,” satirizing the myriad of challenges of producing a play. While taking a comic look at self-involved actors, egotistical directors, complacent audiences, over zealous critics, and fickle corporate sponsors, the play’s heart lies in the growing importance of the arts for their ability – if only for a moment in time – to create community and magic. Theatre 4’s cast features Annie DiMartino, Rebecka Jones, Aaliyah Miller, Kaia Monroe, Mariah Sage, Rachel Shapiro, Jackie Sidle, and Jane Tamarkin.

For information or reservations call (203) 623-7560 or visit
Anton in show business
by Jane Martin
Directed by Jane Tamarkin

October 10 & 11
Oddfellows Playhouse
128 Washington Street

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