The Boy in the Bathroom (2007)
A young man with OCD locks himself in the bathroom until his feelings for a girl force him to consider facing the world.
Music and Additional Lyrics by Joe Maloney
Thursday, Sep 20th, 2007 at 9:00 pm
Friday, Sep 21st, 2007 at 4:30 pm
Friday, Sep 21st, 2007 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, Sep 22nd, 2007 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, Sep 23rd, 2007 at 8:00 pm
Wednesday, Sep 26th, 2007 at 4:30 pm
Friday, Sep 28th, 2007 at 4:30 pm
Saturday, Sep 29th, 2007 at 1:00 pm
David lives in his bathroom. He never comes out. His mother feeds him thin, flat food she can slide under the door. He has everything he needs. David has obsessive-compulsive disorder and he's not going anywhere... until he meets Julie... and discovers that there might be something - or someone - on the other side of the door that will make it worth opening...
Approximate Running Time: 1:30; no intermission
WRITING/DIRECTING: THE GERANIUM ON THE WINDOW SILL JUST DIED (Urban Stages), among others. ACTING: OFF-BROADWAY/NATIONAL TOUR: PUDD'NHEAD WILSON (world premiere), Studs Terkel's AMERICAN DREAMS: LOST AND FOUND (world premiere), AS YOU LIKE IT and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (The Acting Company), NY THEATRE: The Culture Project, Samuel French Festival Winner, Musicals Tonight, Manhattan Theatre Club. FOR THE LOVE OF TIFFANY (New York International Fringe Festival). REGIONAL: THE FOOD CHAIN (The Old Globe), MAN OF LA MANCHA (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Pioneer Theatre Company), TWELFTH NIGHT (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park/Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), FIVE COURSE LOVE (Capital Repertory Theatre). TV: CHAPPELLE'S SHOW, TOUGH CROWD WITH COLIN QUINN (Comedy Central). EDUCATION: North Carolina School of the Arts, Acting Company alumnus.
Joe Maloney is a recent graduate of the Ohio State University Department of Theatre. His composing/writing credits include the musicals Truth be Told, Hint, Ready or Not, and The Boy in the Bathroom.
Mary just finished a long association on Broadway in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST where for five glorious years she played Madame de la Grande Bouche. Previous Broadway credits include ME AN MY GIRL, MY FAVORITE YEAR, COPPERFIELD, A CHANGE IN THE HEIR, A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Madison Square Garden, and most notably as Mrs. Fairfax in JANE EYRE (an involvement of over 6 years). She toured nationally in NINE, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, COLETTE (Schmidt/Jones w/ Diana Rigg) and THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. She is probably best known as Eugenia Bremer on AMC's (4 seasons) award-winning series REMEMBER WENN. Films include HOLY MAN, SWEET AND LOWDOWN, 24 NIGHTS, and SWIMMING ON THE MOON, in addition to featured vocals in Disney's ALADDIN and THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. Last summer, Mary dashed off to Washington DC's Kennedy Center to do a smashing revival of MAME starring Christine Baranski, and an appearance as Icey Spoon in the NYMF 2006 Festival's THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER. Most recently, Mary was Patsy in NOT WAVING at The Summer Play Festival at Theatre Row. She is thrilled to be part of THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM in it's debut.
Michael Zahler spent a year in a helmet and cape as Leaf Coneybear
in the first national tour of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING
BEE. Regional: Three seasons at the St. Louis MUNY, Florida Studio,
Mill Mountain, The Michigan Theatre. He studied in England at RADA
and is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan. Thanks to
Krasner, Ben, Diana Glazer, Dana, Will, family, and Michael Lluberes
for the opportunity to be part of this beautiful piece.
Ana is so excited to be making her NYC debut in "The
Boy in the Bathroom". Ana is a recent graduate of The
Boston Conservatory. Favorite roles include Julie in
"After Ashley" and Petra in "A Little Night Music."
Ana was also a featured soloist with the Boston Pops
with conductor Keith Lockhart. Thanks to her parents,
her sister Raquel, all her friends, everyone at
Harden-Curtis and Michael Lluberes for giving her this
Jack is an accomplished composer, orchestrator and pianist. His new show, "POE," a musical based on the life of Edgar Allan Poe, was workshopped in Manhattan last year. The show's demo CD features Benjamin Magnusson (Anthony in Sweeney Todd) as Poe and Lauren Molina (Johanna in Sweeney Todd) as Virginia, Poe's wife. More information can be found at www.PoeAmusical.com. As a musical director, Jack has worked extensively off-broadway and off-broadway, and most recently at Stagedoor Manor (from the movie "Camp"). He is thrilled to be working with Mike and Allison on The Boy in the Bathroom at NYMF. Love to family and friends.
Allison is currently the Associate Producer at Women's Project. Select Producing Credits: Allison was one of the co-producers of the 4th Annual SOLOnova Arts Festival at PS 122 and most recently was the Guest Director for the 7th Annual Martha's Vineyard Independent Film Festival. She was the Executive Producer of Mando Alvarado's THROAT which played at the 45th Street Theater in New York City and subsequently enjoyed a national tour at the Meade Theater Lab at Flashpoint in Washington, D.C., Cine el Rey in McAllen, Texas and The Southern Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She recently co-produced THE GENESIS SALON with Center Stage, NY and Shawn Randall/Symphonics Live, a three-day festival promoting new artists and their work. For almost five years, Allison was privileged to be the Associate Artistic Director for V-Day: A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls founded by Eve Ensler. She produced countless productions, film premieres and fundraising events for V-Day, most notably she was the Festival Producer for Until The Violence Stops New York City: 2006. She produced the four marquee events for the UTVS Festival at The Hammerstein Ballroom, Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Museum and Studio 54. Allison was an Associate Producer of Eve EnslerÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s THE GOOD BODY (2005-2006 National Tour / Broadway / ACT Theatre in San Francisco). Allison was the Founding Executive Producer of Stillpoint Productions and produced BONE PORTRAITS at Walker Space directed by Lear DeBessonet. She was a co-producer for VALIANT at the 2004 International New York Fringe Festival. Allison has worked with Hangar Theater, Icarus Theatre Ensemble, Williamstown Theater Festival, Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Connor Casting in Chicago. Allison is a graduate of Skidmore College.
Seth Easter is a production designer and art director for television and theater. Recent credits include: Democratic and Republican Presidential debates, production designer (ABC News); Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, art director; 6 Degrees of Martina McBride, art director (ABC News); James Taylor, One Man Band, production designer (Don Mischer Productions); Close Encounter, production designer (PBS); The 2007 Tony Awards, art director (White Cherry Entertainment); ABC Upfront, art director (ABC Primetime); Nightline, production designer (ABC News); The State of the Union Address, production designer (ABC News); Good Morning America, associate designer (ABC News). Theater and dance scenic design credits include September 19 (Via Dance Collaborative), Comrades and Worms (Baruch College), The Geranium in the Window Sill Just Died (Urban Stages), How Love is Spelt (The Lion, Theatre Row), Courting Vampires (The Kirk, Theatre Row), In My Thathas Trunk (78th Street Theater Lab), The Art Of Being Domesticated (Viaduct Theater, Chicago). Seth is a graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts and lives in Brooklyn with dreamy wife Adrienne.
Design credits include: Ivy Baldwin: Its only Me (Dance New Amsterdam), The Siege of Corinth (Baltimore Opera), The Money Show (Dance New Amsterdam), Wonder of the World (The Lion Theatre), Giant N Variation, Artist Descending Staircase (Center Stage), The Geranium on the Window Sill just Died (Urban Stages), VIA Dance Collaborative (Ailey Citigroup Theatre), Stones in his Pockets (Penguin Rep), Snake in Fridge (14th Street Y), Malestrom (Joyce Soho), Dr. Faustus and the 7 Deadly Sins (Chocolate Factory), Hamlet (Underground Opera), Beyond the Horizon, Burning the Old Man (Center Stage), Naked (Gene Frankel Theatre), VIA Dance Collaborative (Lincoln Center Clark studio), Stop Motion (University Settlement). The Substance of John (Center Stage). Carrie has been the assistant lighting designer on various shows including Wicked (Pantages Theatre, LA), The Threepenny Opera (Studio 54), La Traviata, La Sonnambula, Le Nozze di Figaro (Baltimore Opera). Carrie is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Costume Design credits include Suicide, Anyone? (Off-Broadway) The Witching Hour, and Triangle (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Neglect, and Thicker than Water (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Dr. Faustus: Occult Remix, Collected Works of Billy the Kid, Uncle Vanya, A Dream Play, Eccentricities of a Nightingale, (Off-Off Broadway), The Underpants, Beauty& The Beast, (Regional Theatre), Nights at the Circus (NYC Fringe Festival). Assistant Design credits include Chita Rivera: the DancerÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Life (Broadway), Bernarda Alba (Lincoln Center Theatre). She received her MFA in Costume Design from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.
New York credits include the world premiere of Steve Martin's adaptation of THE UNDERPANTS, the premieres of John Patrick Shanley's DIRTY STORY and SAILOR SONG. LAByrinth credits include Stephen Belber's A SMALL MELODRAMATIC STORY, Robert Glaudini's DUTCH HEART OF MAN and Erin Cressida Wilson's TRAIL OF HER INNER THIGH. Other New York credits include THE WINTER'S TALE with dir. Barry Edelstein (Classic Stage Company), TRIAL BY WATER (Ma-Yi), THE WOMAN BEFORE with dir. Daniel Fish, LITTLE WILLY and HAMLET with dir. John Gould Rubin, BECOMING ADELE (Theater Row), A SOLDIER'S WIFE (The Mint), Deb Margolin's 3 SECONDS IN THE KEY (New Georges), MAUD THE MADNESS (Phoenix Theatre Ensemble), AJAX 100% FUN (Lightbox). Regionally she designed Lee Blessing's WINNING STREAK at George Street Playhouse, STONES IN HIS POCKETS at the Alley Theatre in Houston.
This summer his play TWO THIRDS HOME premiered at Broken Watch Theater
in New York. He also had two ten minute plays produced; RONNIE'S MASK in
Chicago at the Steppenwolf Performance Garage as part of
Collaboraction's Sketchbook 7, and LAKE EFFECT was a semi-finalist for
the Samuel French Short Play Festival. This season he directed THE DIRTY
TALK for Spare Change Productions (Nominated for NY IT Outstanding
Director). RECREATING KEITER for Bridge Club Productions which he also
wrote additional material, and Adina Taubman's documentary play about
Columbine: A LINE IN THE SAND which is part of the Midtown International
Theater Festival. Padraic teaches with NYU's Department of Dramatic
Writing, is a Usual Suspect with New York Theater Workshop, an alumnus
of the Drama League Director's Project, a company member of the
LAByrinth Theater, and a lifelong Yankee fan.
Carly graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BFA in Technical Production and is a member of the Kids with Guns theatre company. In September she will return for a second stint as Stage Manager with the Henry & Mudge National Tour. NYC credits include: As Long a Time as a Long Time is in Long Time Land (Stage Manager), Night (ASM), The Blue Martini (ASM). Regional: The Santa Land Diaries (Stage Manager), Brother Wolf (ASM), A Streetcar Named Desire (ASM), among others. An Opera fan, Carly served as ASM and Properties Mistress on Madama Butterfly and Le Nozze di Figaro both produced by the Greensboro Opera Company. She is thrilled about the possibility of going back out on tour in 2008 and would like to thank Diet Coke.
Jaimie Mayer is a director/producer currently pursuing her MFA in Theatre- Producing from Columbia University's School of The Arts.
Theatre producing credits include: New Voices Playwrights Showcase
(DR2), Broadway Idol (New World Stages/NYMF), It's a Hit! (Village
Theatre/fringeNYC), Indio (Tamarind Gallery), Women's Work (The
Women's Project). She is an Associate Producer on the feature film
REDHOOK, shooting this August. Jaimie has served as an Associate
Producer at The New York Musical Theater Festival and Women's
Expressive Theater, and as the Artistic Associate at The Women's
Project. She has worked at The Public, Classic Stage Company, and The
Long Wharf, among others. Commercially, she has worked for Mandy
Patinkin In Concert and The Araca Group.
NYC directing credits include: I Have Never Told Anyone This
(Theatre54/GLO), The First Line of Defense (ATA), Rich Daddy (Theater
Row Studio Theater), Triptych for a Blustery Day (LaMaMa), Closed Open
(LaMaMa). Asst. Director: Motherload (dir. Julie Kramer, The Sage),
The Screams of Kitty Genovese (dir. David Edwards, NYMF), Hardball
(dir. Lou Jacob, SPF). Jaimie holds a BA in Theatre- Directing from
Connecticut College and certificates from The Royal Academy of
Dramatic Art, Atlantic Theater School, and Trinity/LaMaMa. She is an SSDC Associate.
Alexandria is currently the Artistic Director of Green Light Productions, where she has produced over forty new plays. Most recently she produced GLO, which featured five new one-act plays all written and directed by women. Alexandria co-produced the Philadelphia premiere of Neil LaBute's FAT PIG for the 2006 Philadelphia Fringe Festival as well as several plays by her favorite playwright, Armen Pandola (who also happens to be her father- so that works out very nicely). Alexandria is a MFA candidate at Columbia University where she studies Producing and Theatre Management.
Elizabeth Sorrell has worked with numerous theaters in New York in a
variety of capacities for the past several years. In addition to her
work in the theater, she has served as a press consultant for various
performing arts, including music (Shannon Corey's Unsaid; Sayonara
Tiger, Sayonara Tiger), film ("Accession"). Elizabeth received her
BFA in Playwriting from Northern Kentucky University.
Most recently Miss Lenz finished her third year venue directing for the New York International Fringe Festival. Other credits include ASM- West Moon Street for Prospect Theatre Co., SM- To Be Loved for Elixir Productions, SM- In the Shadow of My Son for Out of the Shadow Productions, and PSM- for ArtsPowers national tour of Rainbow Fish. Miss Lenz hails from Michigan and holds a BA in Theatre from Michigan State. A special thanks to Carly for being an amazing mentor!
Mariah MacCarthy is a recent graduate of Skidmore College, where she
graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Theater (Directing). Directing
credits include THE ALL-AMERICAN GENDERF*CK CABARET, THE MOURNING
AFTER, A MAN OF HIS WORD (Playwright), INCOGNITO, and THE WOODS. A
MAN OF HIS WORD was later produced at The Old Globe in San Diego (dir.
Erich Bussing is a junior at Fordham University majoring in Theatre Design & Production and is originally from Chicago before moving overseas to Singapore for seven years. Fordham Mainstage: Man Equals Man, The Bacchae. Studio: Glory Days, Boogie Woogie Landscapes, Jarvis Black. Off-off Broadway: Rainy Days & Mondays, (Fringe Encore), Inside Out (HERE Arts Center).
Walking On The Moon
Walking on the Moon from The Boy in the Bathroom Book and lyrics by Michael Lluberes Music and additional lyrics by Joe Maloney
Credit: Michael Zahler and Ana Noquiera
NYMF Alum The Boy in the Bathroom Receives Industry Reading
NYMF 2007 alum The Boy in the Bathroom is presenting two performances on September 17 at New World Stages.