Romantic Comedy Returns and Opens First Show to Women Advocacy Groups
BAB's Theatrical Productions Presents Rhonda Hargrave's
Romantic Comedy Returns and Opens First Show to Women Advocacy Groups and
Upcoming TV Show Saving Children's Lives Documentary
BAB's Theatrical Productions re-stages the hit play, "The Romance" at the American Theater of Actors in NYC. Please be our guest to witness protagonists Jacob and Cynthia rekindle old fashioned romantic notions of love at first site, love conquers all and love will keep us together....or will it? Or maybe the play is a cautionary tale about standing up to any obstacle that may come between you and your love...or can one?
Directed and co-written by Dara Bragg and in its third run in NYC, The Romance stars Don Lavin as the strong, faithful and chivalrous assistant service manager, Jacob Walker of Harlem NY, who falls in love with spoiled, independent and rich Upper East Side socialite, Cynthia Miller played by Brittany Angelica Chance. Conspiring to come between the two lovers are Cynthia's parents, Mr. & Mrs. Miller. With a cast of characters that express human frailties of gossip and manipulation, but also explores its faith and morals, The Romance is a play for the whole family. "This is a play that will make you happy, sad and laugh. A story that is about real life situations that people go through and how true love conquers all" says Don Lavin.
Wednesday July 22nd opening nigh performance will be for special invited guests from various women advocacy program including Copacetic Women, The Center Against Domestic Violence and Allen Women's Resource Center. The upcoming HBO television show Saving Children’s Lives will be at the performance to interview the cast and guests for “The Streets Will”, an in depth documentary, that explores the live of children caught up in a life of crime and seeks answers and opportunities for them to thrive in other meaningful pursuits. “For the opening night performance everyone from the cast to the crew are excited to welcome organizations that support women and children’s issues as well as having the HBO TV show, Saving Children’s Lives participate”. says Dara Bragg’s publicist, Lyn K.
For this run of the play, director and co-writer Dara Bragg has assembled new actors in supporting roles including Eugene Cooper as Terrance/Mr. Frazier and Lamar K. Cheston as Mr. Frazier/Jacob Walker and Mr. Miller will be played by DaShawn Davis. Reprising the roles of Mrs. Miller is Jeanine Holmes and Shawnette Hamilton Robertson is back as Mrs. Walker. For this production we wanted to shake things up by giving the supporting actors the opportunity to play different roles on different nights”, says director Dara Bragg. “This play will enlighten, excite, and inspire you. It will also have you laughing out loud” continues Bragg.
American Theatre Of Actors
314 West 54th Street (Between 8th & 9th Avenue), New York, NY
$20 in Advanced at www. brownpapertickets.com or 800.838.3006 and $25 at the Door
Opening Night for Selected Invited Guests
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 8:00pm
For All Audiences
Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 25, 2009 - 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Sunday, July 26, 2009 - 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm
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