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BLR's Off the Page Series presents "Embattled: The Ramifications of War"
The BLR's new Off the Page Series brings the poetry and prose published in the Bellevue Literary Review to life through performance by actors from stage and screen. Join us on October 21 as we present a performance of work from our fall theme issue, "Embattled: The Ramifications of War."
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 ~ 6pm
NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue, New York City
Schwartz Lecture Hall E
Free and open to the public
Featuring performances by:
Jane Bradley is a New York-based actor, voiceover artist & theatermaker. She regularly performs with The Drilling Company, and most recently appeared as ROSALIND in their Shakespeare in the Parking Lot production of As You Like It. Other recent credits include: MARY LOIS in And That's How the Rent Gets Paid at The Kitchen (NYC), and GWENDOLEN in The Importance of Being Earnest at Playhouse on Park (Hartford, CT). Jane is currently assistant directing Austin Pendleton's production of Nora at The Cherry Lane Theater. She is a founding member of The Wet Mariners, a London-based Shakespeare theatre company. www.jane-bradley.com
Chris Henry Coffey was most recently seen at LaMama, ETC in Happy Hour, a new play by Neil LaBute as part of AdA (Author Directs Author). Other recent credits include Eric Simonson's Bronx Bombers at the Circle in the Square and Primary Stages, A.R. Gurney’s The Dining Room at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Mark Lamos (Connecticut Critics Circle, Best Ensemble) and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Water by the Spoonful at Second Stage, directed by Davis McCallum. Coffey has also originated roles in Richard Nelson’s Frank’s Home (Playwrights Horizons and Goodman Theater - Robert Falls, Dir), and How Shakespeare Won the West (Huntington Theater - Jonathan Moscone, Dir). Additional highlights include working with Arthur Miller on his penultimate play Resurrection Blues (Old Globe); Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Westport Playhouse); The Front Page (Long Wharf); Violet Hour, Hedda Gabler (Dallas Theatre Center); and The P.R. Man (Ohio Theater). He has also appeared in major roles at the Alley Theatre, Yale Rep, and the Williamstown Theater Festival, among others. Selected film credits include, most recently, Diverge (upcoming), The Little Tin Man (currently on the festival circuit), Epilogue (Tribeca FF 2013) and Neil LaBute’s short film BFF (Tribeca FF 2012) along with David Schwimmer’s feature Trust (“one of the year’s best films, 2011” – Roger Ebert). Additional films include The International, Thirteen Days, Walking on the Sky, June, and Play it By Ear, among many independents. Also recurring roles on Law & Order: CI, guest stars on The Good Wife, Cupid, Law & Order, and others. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
Unfortunately, Kelly AuCoin, originally slated to appear at this event, could not participate due to his filming schedule on The Americans.
Watch "Reading the Body: Live!", the first in BLR's Off the Page Series
Pictures from the BLR's 10th Anniversary Celebration.
Read Danielle Ofri's blog about a past BLR reading.
Please also visit the Bellevue Literary Press events page to see where their writers will be appearing.
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