A new World Premiere Play Sex and obsession, indulged through an erotic relationship on the Internet leads to explosive consequences, becoming a cautionary tale for the times we live in. An EMMY Award winning journalist stumbles on a plot that towers all others. Based on a true story, playwright Kathrine Bates crafts this stunning account of lust, lies, and fantasies into a World Premiere production presented by the Ruskin Group Theatre.
BUMTICKERS Bum Tickers takes place in Greenwich Village in 1958. It centers on the lives of two step- brothers and boxers, Stormy Weathers, an ex-con just out of prison, and Phil Golly, Heavyweight Champion married to coked up jazz singer, Carmen St. James who yearns to leave her wild life and bring her son home and." To get back where I belong." In a sub plot, aging gangster Jimmy Siena, fresh out of prison, who wants to leave a legacy as a painter and fix his broken life with Sara Owens who burns to live in Paris to fulfill her destiny as a great artist. Bum Tickers is about cracked up promises and winning redemption. About second chances and overcoming obstacles and growing stronger in the struggle.
Library Girl Presents: Break On Through (To The Other Side) Sunday night, March 9th @ 7 PM Featuring monologist Paul Linke, poet Andrew Allport, novelist/short fiction writer/essayist Sariah Dorbin, poet Rebecca Gonzales, novelist/short fiction writer Mariana Dietl and new work by playwright Sharon Yablon, performed by actors Cinda Jackson, Corryn Cummins + Darrett Sanders. Words + Music by singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Jeff Turmes. Mason Summit opens the show. Admission $10. Free parking/Free dessert! Produced by Susan Hayden. Associate Producer: Paul Denk. As always, all proceeds from Library Girl go directly to helping sustain the Ruskin Group Theatre.