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Old New Year
Wed, April 26, 2017, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Old New Year
New life, old hopes
By Lost & Found Project
“NYC’s newest immersive and innovative theatre troupe” (MTV News) the Lost & Found Project returns to the NY stage to present the world premiere Old New Year, a Post-Modern Urban Faust.
Staged in a non-traditional theatre space, with multiple playing areas, Old New Year is an interactive production that employs audience engagement and media to reimagine Faust for a modern-day audience.
Written by Boris Zilberman, and directed by the distinguished Israeli actor and director Gera Sandler, known for roles in Natalie Portman’s "Story of Love and Darkness" (2014), "Jellyfish" (2007) - Cannes film festival winner, Toronto film festival official selection, "Bruchim Habayim ve... Mishtatfim Betzaarchem" (2012), "Avanim" (2004).
“Old New Year” runs for 3-week limited engagement only!
Written by: Boris Zilberman
Directed by: Gera Sandler
Produced & curated by: Anya Zicer
Score & sound design by: Alex Ryaboy
Costume & set design by: Izzy Fields
Lighting design by: Cindy Shumsey
The production’s cast of nine includes Rebecca Karpovsky; Masha King (Girls, Madam Secretary, The Videoblogs); Elena V. Levenson; Sergey Nagorny; Elena Rickman; Ruslan Verkhovskiy— with Sandler, Zicer, and Zilberman wearing additional creative hats as performers.
*FoksbieneRU is a partnership initiative of the Genesis Philanthropy Group and National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.
**Lost & Found Project is an award-winning troupe, founded in 2011 as a multi-faceted theatre experiment by a group of young NYC-based actors and writers. Lost & Found Project is an experimental docu-theatre troupe that creates original stage productions based on the Verbatim technique. In L&F dynamic laboratory, the sense of our past journeys collide with our objective reality, and our current experiences are in a struggle with the individuality of each story-teller.