Adam Kraar & Mark Plesent of “Alternating Currents”

Working Theater presents ALTERNATING CURRENTS, written by Adam Kraar, directed by Kareem FahmyListen in as Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director of Working Theater, and Adam Kraar, the playwright of Alternating Currents, the company’s new show in their “Five Boroughs/One City Initiative,” discuss inspiration from the unique place of Electchester, Queens, discovering your main characters, putting an audience’s own story onstage, “wonderment,” advice for new indie theatre artists, and what it takes to live in a community.

“…what quickly gripped me…was the multiplicity of voices that seemed to contradict each other, about everything from the politics of the street fair, to how nice it is to live here, to what race relationships are like. And everybody was very heartfelt and sincere, but there were a lot of contradictions, some disturbing things, some really inspiring things. So the initial impulse for the piece was really to write a play for a multiplicity of voices…”

Working Theater presents

Alternating Currents

written by Adam Kraar
directed by Kareem Fahmy

April 26-28: IBEW Local 3, Flushing, Queens
May 1-20: Urban Stages, Manhattan
May 16: Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Bronx
May 22-24: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island
May 26: RiseBoro Youth Center, Bushwick, Brooklyn

tickets: $25-$35, available via OvationTixWorking Theater presents ALTERNATING CURRENTS, written by Adam Kraar, directed by Kareem Fahmy, photo by P. Kevin O'Leary Working Theater presents ALTERNATING CURRENTS, written by Adam Kraar, directed by Kareem Fahmy, photo by P. Kevin O'Leary Working Theater presents ALTERNATING CURRENTS, written by Adam Kraar, directed by Kareem Fahmy, photo by P. Kevin O'Leary Working Theater presents ALTERNATING CURRENTS, written by Adam Kraar, directed by Kareem Fahmy, photo by P. Kevin O'Learyphotos by P. Kevin O’Leary

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