MARCO{0}

Friday November 19th
Saturday November 20th
8pm

“Who is Marco?”  he asks himself as he sits pennyless in his leaky basement apartment. An intrepid foreigner?  A poetic fool?  A New Yorker in love? Alone? Secretly Happy?   Yes, this is your story too, in progress… of course.

Director Patricia Mcgregor
Assistant director  Molly Murphy
Set designer  Ben Smoot

Staring Reza Salazar & Vassi Spanos

Based on the piece Zeitgeist by André da Loba

PATRICIA McGREGOR is a Harlem based director, writer, and deviser of new work. Recent credits include directing and book on Blood Dazzler at Harlem Stage and Burnt Sugar freaks James Brown at The Apollo.  She is currently the Associate Director of Fela! on Broadway. Directing credits include Jelly’s Last Jam, Romeo and Juliet, Four Electric Ghosts, Cloud Techtonics, Eleemosynary, The French Play, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Sidewalk Opera, Dancing in the Dark, The Covering Skyline, In the Meantime. She has worked at venues including Broadway, BAM, Second Stage, The Public Theater, The Kitchhen, The O’Neill, Lincoln Center Institute, Exit Art, and Nuyorican Poetry Cafe. She is currently developing In the Cypher at the Drilling Company and Marco: A work in Progress at the Invisible Dog Factory in Brooklyn. She co-founded Angela’s Pulse with her sister, choreographer Paloma McGregor. Angela’s Pulse creates vital choreoplays and fosters collaboration among artists, educators, organizers, academics and other diverse communities in order to illuminate under told stories, infuse meaning into the audience experience and animate progress through the arts. Patricia attended the Yale School of Drama where she was Artisitc Director of the Yale Cabaret. Honors: McDougal Scholar, Presidential Scholar, Van Lier Fellowship, Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship.

REZA SALAZAR is an actor, poet and aspiring writer who is very happy to be working with the secretly happy illustrator Andre and the amazing Patiricia. TV: Law and Order, Law and Order CI, Loui, on the FX network. Film: The Imperialists Are Still Alive, Sundance Festival Official selection. Stage: In the Cypher, Caleb Calypso, Speak Truth to Power, among many other roles. Reza has worked as an artist/teacher for the Brooklyn Academy of Music and studied extensively with his dear friend Director Bill Hart and HB studio’s Austin Pendleton.