Virtual Performance - Galatea

Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 at 10:00am

Online
New York, NY 10001

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By MJ Kaufman

Directed by Will Davis

With Ty Defoe, Jo Lampert, Eve Lindley, Aneesh Sheth, Futaba Shioda, TL Thompson

Presented in collaboration with Red Bull Theater

Galatea is a trans love story set against the backdrop of a climate crisis. Loosely based on John Lyly’s 1585 play Gallathea, Galatea tells the story of two young women from a village threatened with flooding who escape to the nearby woods disguised as boys and fall in love.

Presented in collaboration with Red Bull Theater, Galatea is written by WP Playwrights Lab Alum MJ Kaufman (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, How to Live on Earth), and directed by Will Davis (India Pale Ale, Men on Boats). The cast includes Grammy Award winner Ty Defoe, Jo Lampert (Hundred Days, Joan of Arc), Eve Lindley (AMC’s Dispatches from Elsewhere), Aneesh Sheth (Netflix’s Jessica Jones), Futaba Shioda (Rent 20th Anniversary tour),and TL Thompson (Is This a Room).

Live Broadcast Reading March 22 Rebroadcasts of recording 3/23-3/26

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