The Plays: Sonder

A play about looking through people who ask for help. What does it mean to be seen by someone that you try not to see?

Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm
September 12-27
in La Perla Garden (West 105th Street btw Manhattan and Columbus Aves)

DSC_0359Sofya Weitz (Playwright)  recently graduated from Northwestern University with her MFA in Writing for the Screen & Stage. She was awarded a commission from Steep Theatre in Chicago this past year for her play The Gleaming. Her plays have been staged at Chicago Dramatists, Teatro Vista, Piven Theatre, Garage Theatre, Lyric Theatre, and KCACTF. She co-wrote and starred in the short film Rafter, funded by Nutribullet and currently on the festival circuit. Last summer in LA, she wrote a pilot for comedian Max Amini, and produced a short play festival called Why Did You Sleep With So Many Human People. She is a founding member of Last Match Theatre Company in Hollywood, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University. She is currently producing a short film in Chicago and will be producing her play LADY in New York City this fall through the 2015 Araca Project.

Rachel KarpRachel Karp (Director) has developed and directed new work at Ars Nova, Incubator Arts Project, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Flea, Dixon Place, Women Center Stage, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Columbia University, and the Powerhouse and Samuel French OOB Festivals. Assisting credits include productions through Signature Theatre, Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, 13P, PearlDamour, Mabou Mines, The Mad Ones, and the Humana Festival. Rachel has worked as a script reader for the Bushwick Starr, the Lark, and the Jewish Plays Project and in the literary offices at Second Stage and Soho Rep. She is a former Directing Intern at Actors Theatre of Louisville and a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.


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