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Agnes Opens @ 59E59

NYC premiere of Catya McMullen witty and touching drama impressively staged by Jenna Worsham

September 13, 2018:  The actors shine in Catya McMullen’s witty drama that opened at 59E59 Theaters impressively staged by Jenna Worsham. When a group of friends are trapped by storm they discover how easily they can misjudge each other, especially the people they love.

Playwright Catya McMullen, Director Jenna Worsham

NYC premiere of Catya McMullen witty and touching drama impressively staged by Jenna Worsham

September 13, 2018:  The actors shine in Catya McMullen’s witty drama that opened at 59E59 Theaters impressively staged by Jenna Worsham. When a group of friends are trapped by storm they discover how easily they can misjudge each other, especially the people they love.

Mykal Monroe, Hiram Delgado, Laura Ramadei John Edgar Barker, Claire Siebers,

Charlie’s been missing, and his roommates have a lot of questions for him when he returns.. With heart, humor and a touch of the bizarre, AGNES explores vulnerability, our limited understanding of Asperger’s, and how we strive for human connection, even when it seems impossible.

The cast features John Edgar BarkerHiram Delgado, Mykal Monroe,  Laura Ramadei, and Claire Siebers.

The design team includes Angelica Barrero (set design); Cheyenne Sykes (lighting design); Daniel Melnick (sound design); and Nicole Slaven (costume design). The Production Stage Manager is Tzipora Reman.

Produced by Lesser America, in association with Hugh Hayes,  AGNES is playing a limited engagement through Saturday, September 29.

The performance schedule is Tuesday – Friday at 7:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM; and Sunday at 2:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org

Photography: Barry Gordin

Claire Siebers plays Anna
Laura Ramadei plays June Hiram Delgado plays Ronan
John Edgar Barker plays Charlie
Mykal Monroe plays Elle, Laura Ramadei plays June
Mykal Monroe, Claire Siebers
Lesser America / Producing Associate Emma Orme,  Sound Designer Daniel Melnick
Claire Siebers, Hiram Delgado
Mykal Monroe, Claire Siebers, Hiram Delgado, Laura Ramadei
Mykal Monroe, Claire Siebers