|Lisa Ann Goldsmith and Elizabeth Ruelas in "Tunnel Vision" Photo Credit: Heather Mull|
Off the WALL Productions opens its 2015-16 season and celebrates the return of playwright Andrea Lepcio (Looking for the Pony) with the world premiere of her play Tunnel Vision. A multi-layered celebration of the Feminine, Lepcio examines many of the daily challenges women face as well as those issues that are, typically, solely female: the struggle to balance motherhood with the desire to have a career, the stigma that comes with not choosing the traditional path assigned our gender, the hypercritical judgment we place on ourselves in comparison to our female peers, the difficulty we find in truly loving ourselves and the fear that sometimes comes in loving each other.
Directed by Melissa Maxwell, a New York based director who specializes in new play development. Melissa and Andrea first met and teamed up to collaborate on "Tunnel Vision" in 2008 as members of New Perspectives Theatre Company developmental workshop: Women’s Work.
Notable credits include: last year’s world premiere of four-time EMMY winner, Judy Tate’s "Slashes of Light," for which they became WAMCO Collaboration Award finalists, American Slavery Project’s "Unheard Voices," developed to give voice to the nameless souls buried at NYC’s African Burial Ground (www.americanslaveryproject.org), the American premier of scientist Carl Djerassi’s (invented contraceptive pill) "Taboos."
Written by Andrea Lepcio - Directed by Melissa Maxwell
Featuring Lisa Ann Goldsmith and Elizabeth Ruelas
Performance dates: October 16-17, 22-24, and 29-31 @ 8:00 PM.
Matinees: October 18, 25 @ 3pm
Tickets: $ 5.00 - $ 40.00 www.insideoffthewall.com