Profile of A Saint
The Club
March 10 - April 3, 2005
Thursday - Saturday 10:00pm
Sunday - 5:30pm
Tickets $20
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Conceived and Performed by: Angela Forrest
Director: Susan W. Lovell

Box office 212.475.7710

After experiencing the wedding of two women being massacred by the town golden boy, the small town’s inhabitants are bombarded by the media. This becomes a major news event. But the interviews start to uncover another story as each character claims a woman with a colander on her head named 'Spaceman' has appeared to them in a white light and has healed them. It is hilarious and heartbreaking to see how these people cope with sudden national attention and the agony of losing their innocence and their faith in this once, almost idyllic, community.
Forrest’s characters speak in dialogue throughout the play, with a huge scene near the end where all ten characters are in the same room and having a very heated discussion. Remarkably, she creates such vivid characterizations that the audience can follow her changes without losing the plot. Upon reading the text, it seems an impossible task.
According to Forrest, “It is one of my personal favorite things to see nonbelievers watch an audience not only follow the story, but get so locked up in it, that they forget that it's just me up there on stage.”

Angela Forrest (performer and writer) is the recipient of The Francis Ann and Elaine 2004 Award for Women in Comedy. She has appeared in films directed by Spike Lee (SHE HATE ME), Eric Werthman (GOING UNDER) with Roger Rees, coming out this summer and Doug Liman (GETTING IN). Her New York theatre credits include a performance of PROFILE OF A SAINT for PSNBC-TV at HERE and at Blue Heron Arts, leading roles in LO SHE COMES, SUBURBS, SAFE SEX, GINGHAM DOG, FRANKIE AND JOHNNY and MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN. She performed the audio book of Pearl Cleage’s novel, SOME THINGS I THOUGHT I’D NEVER DO. She is a regular at such comedy spots at the Starlight Lounge, Gotham Comedy Club and Don’t Tell Mama and featured at The Duplex and Fez. She produced, wrote and performed in TELL TALE ARTS (1-7) and MIRROR BALL at the Slipper Room. Her DVD, ANGELA FORREST LIVE is coming out in March. It includes some of her most popular material performed at the Starlight Lounge last year, where she appeared at the Underground Comedy Festival 2004. Her voice may be familiar from the animated character “Sabu” the Japananime, SPACE PIRATE MITO.

Susan W. Lovell (director) directed DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD (2004 New York International Fringe Festival) which won for Best Overall Production in the Fringe and has been nominated for a GLADD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theatre: Off-Off Broadway. Also directed A PLACE TO LAY YOUR HEAD (Producer’s Club) and Tomato Season for the New Jersey Dramatists’ STEAM, a festival of new one act plays (Producer’s Club). Primarily she has worked in casting for television, Broadway, Off Broadway and Regional Theatre. Some Broadway and Off Broadway credits include: Casting Assistant DINNER WITH FRIENDS (Variety Arts) and BELLS ARE RINGING (Plymouth Theatre), Casting Associate THE FOURTH WALL (Primary Stages) and THE LAST SUNDAY IN JUNE (Century Theatre), and Casting Director for THE SHOOTING STAGE (Culture Project 45) and the Drama Desk nominated COYOTE ON A FENCE (Urban Stages). Susan also served as the casting coordinator and an assistant director for ABC’s 2003 & 2004 New York Talent Showcases and as the Casting Associate for UPN’s 2004 pilot season.

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