PHILOKETES

written by: John Jesurun
featuring: Jeff Weiss, Jeff Webster, David Turner

Performance Schedule:
Monday January 28th, 2002
7:30pm
$15.00
A One Night Stand In the Club!


JOHN JESURUN began his theatrical career at the Pyramid Club on the Lower East Side with his acclaimed serial play CHANG IN A VOID MOON, now in its 52nd episode. Since 1984 he has written and directed and designed over 20 plays,many at La Mama, including: NUMBER MINUS ONE, RED HOUSE, SHATTERHAND MASSACREE, SUNSPOT, IRON LUNG, POINT OF DEBARKATION, SOUTHERN CROSS, PHILOKTETES, LUMIERE, OJO CALIENTE, and the media plays DEEP SLEEP (1986 Obie Award, Best Play), WHITE WATER, DOG’S EYE VIEW, SLIGHT RETURN, BLACK MARIA, EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE, BLUE HEAT, FAUST/HOW I ROSE and SNOW. His company has toured extensively in Europe and the United States. He is the recipient of numerous grants including the Rockefeller,NEA, Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships. . He has collaborated with various artists including Mollisa Fenley,Martin Acosta, Jeff Buckley,Ron Vawter and Christian Marclay. Last year Jesurun staged the concert performance of Roy Nathanson’s Jazz Suite FIRE AT KEATON’S BAR AND GRILL featuring Debby Harry and Elvis Costello at St. Ann’s in Brooklyn and Royal Festival Hall in London. His play WHITE WATER has just opened in Mexico City. He is currently collaborating with composer Mikel Rouse on an opera, THE END OF CINEMATICS, premiering fall 2002 at the Eclectic Orange Festival, Costa Mesa, California followed by performances at BAM’s Next Wave Festival.

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