Nothing’s Plenty for Me
A world premiere dramedy about the importance of climate action written by Raymond Fortunato. Shela Xoregos directs a cast of five, including Marie Dinolan, Alexa Elmy, Dylan LaRay, Cole Mathewson, and Gaia Visnar.
With $500 million at stake, five clashing environmentalists are determined to cut their carbon footprint by 80%. But time is running out. Fights, romances and art bloom as they move into one dorm room together, vowing to live without chocolate cake, hair dye, alcohol and other necessities for three months. Can they do it? Could you?
Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. Climate change and creative team/cast talkbacks with special guests will be held after Thursday performances.
The runtime is approximately two hours, including one 15-minute intermission.
Thirteen performances will be staged at Studio Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street in New York City from Friday, January 28 to Sunday, February 13, 2022.
Tickets are $35. Students/Seniors are $27 (+$2.50 restoration fee). Visit https://bfany.org/theatre-row/shows/nothings-plenty-for-me/ or call (212) 714-2442 x45.
Nothing’s Plenty for Me is presented by Xoregos Performing Company. Music Director: Violet Wang; Scenic Designer: Vincent Gunn; Costume Designer: Taylor Curry; Lighting Designer: Olivia LoVerde; Stage Manager: Michelle Guiot; Production Assistant: Khadijah Danielian; Publicist: Paul Siebold/Off Off PR.
Shela Xoregos (director) has directed for many New York, regional and summer stock companies. Some favorites: Hamlet, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Children's Hour, Much Ado About Nothing, Racine's Britannicus and three programs of Harlem Renaissance one-act premieres. She has discovered and premiered one-acts by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sarah Bernhardt and Oscar Wilde as well as unknown writers whose works deserve staging. Beginning as a modern concert dancer on the West Coast, she is also a choreographer. She has staged her dances as well as those of American choreographer Charles Weidman for the Oakland Ballet, San Francisco Dance Spectrum, Seattle Chamber Dance and others. Productions in 2019 to the present include Sign in the Six O'Clock Sky by Arnold Schulman, Brocade by Robert DiNardo and Zoom plays by Donna Spector and Gay Walley.
Raymond Fortunato (playwright) is a member of the Dramatist’s Guild and a creator of five music albums. A data processing manager by profession, Raymond is a scholar of mathematics, literature, drama, music, history, practical religion and sacred dance. He has bachelor’s degrees in both Mathematics and History, and a master’s degree in History.
The Xoregos Performing Company began in San Francisco as the Xoregos Dance Company, doing choreography by Shela Xoregos as well as that of Carolyn Carlson, Welland Lathrop, Nancy Spanier and historical American dances by Charles Weidman, Katherine Litz and twelve works from the Denishawn repertoire including Soaring. (1922) Moving to New York in the 80's, Shela Xoregos and the re-named Xoregos Performing Company did many hybrid theater works of text, dance, music and poetry. The company does neglected classics such as Racine's Britannicus, several different programs of one-acts from the Harlem Renaissance and new plays, dances and music by living artists, often combining art forms, such as dance to poetry and an a capella ghost opera in the round. For the future: Robert E. DiNardo's Protected and Pierre Corneille's The Cave, a 400-year-old American premiere.
Venue: Theatre Row - Studio Theatre
410 W 42nd St
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