Jolie Curtsinger, Zachary Clark, Jake Robards, and Kim Wong of “Promising”

InProximity Theatre presents Promising, written by Michelle ElliottThe Republican presidential primary is a clown-car with the lead clown espousing fascism, Sheldon Silver’s just been found guilty of corruption, Rahm Emmanuel’s currently in hot water with the stove turned to “high”…

I wouldn’t blame anyone for being disgusted with politics at the moment.

But the mess of the political world can certainly be excellent fodder for drama in the theatre. In Michelle Elliott’s Promising, we see a City Councilperson on the edge of re-election, who is suddenly accused of sexual assault. As he’s holed up in his fancy Manhattan apartment with his campaign manager, his speechwriter/best friend, and his half-sister against the media scrum outside, truths are revealed that shake their perceptions and relationships with the “Golden Boy” they’ve all admired for years.

Listen in as the show’s four actors—Jolie Curtsinger, Zachary Clark, Jake Robards, and Kim Wong—discuss checking your judgment, drones in the theatre, rationalizing, and just what is the right thing when your loved ones are involved.

“Everyone’s got that person who’s been kryptonite to them in their past that they can’t get away from…”
“…when you’ve made a bad choice, how does it affect others?…”

InProximity Theatre Company presents

Promising

written by Michelle Elliott
directed by Terry Berliner

featuring Zachary Clark, Jolie Curtsinger, Jake Robards, and Kim Wong

The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row
410 W. 42nd Street
Manhattan

November 18–December 5, 2015
remaining performances:
Tuesday, December 1 @7PM
Wednesday–Saturday, December 2–5 @8PM
matinees on Wednesday, December 2 and Saturday, December 5 @2PM

tickets: $25, available via TeleCharge

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