THE OTHER SIDE OF NEWARK PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: R.K. Greene at The StoryLine Project (212) 977-5006
Jessica Hecht, Neal Huff,
Dana Jones, Larry Keith and
Myra Lucretia Taylor
THE OTHER SIDE OF NEWARK
A READING OF A NEW PLAY
BY ENID RUDD
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB CREATIVE CENTER
311 West 43rd STREET, 8th Floor
ON Monday, July 10TH, 3:00 pm
Jessica Hecht (The House in Town, Julius Caesar, After the Fall) leads the cast of Broadway notables in a reading of THE OTHER SIDE OF NEWARK, a new play by Enid Rudd. The reading will take place at The Manhattan Theatre Club’s Creative Center (311 West 43rd Street, 8th floor) on Monday, July 10th at 3:00PM. Pamela Berlin directs.
THE OTHER SIDE OF NEWARK is a touching story about love and the pain of prejudice in which Rose (Hecht), a teacher in the 1930s Newark School System, sets out to improve the life of one of her black students, Dinah (Jones).
Neal Huff has been recently in seen in Broadway’s Take Me Out, Larry Keith in Caroline or Change and Myra Lucretia Taylor in the Nine. Dana Jones created the role of Dinah in The Other Side of Newark at Luna Stage in 2004.
Director Pamela Berlin is known for her work Off Broadway in Steel Magnolias, EndPapers, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday and Crossing Delancy. She directed The Cemetary Club on Broadway, and her work has been seen in major regional theatres and opera companies across the country.
Playwright Enid Rudd’s other plays include Peterpat, The Ashes of Mrs. Reasoner, Anybody Here Do the Peabody?, Dearest Cousin and Rumors in the Palace.
The reading is produced by The StoryLine Project LLC and Production Consultants, Inc.. The StoryLine Project LLC, a commercial theatre company formed in 2001, dedicated to discovering and producing plays with artistic and commercial merit, telling dynamic stories. Under Executive Director R.K. Greene, SLP developed a detailed analytical approach for selecting uncommon stories by accomplished playwrights deserving audience exposure. The resulting research has uncovered a pipeline of fine new plays including THE OTHER SIDE OF NEWARK. Production Consultants, Inc.. is the production shingle of Steve Marquard, a veteran Broadway theatrical manager. NEWARK will be their first co-production together, planned for the 2006 - 07 season in New York.
THE OTHER SIDE OF NEWARK was originally produced by Luna Stage in Montclair, NJ, in 2004.
For more information about THE OTHER SIDE OF NEWARK, call (212) 977-5006.