Help Make the Alchemist a Success!
We’ve raised enough to pay for our amazing costumes, but we need more funds to buy props. Don’t leave our actor’s empty handed! Click here www.indiegogo.com/The-Alchemist The Alchemist is a FREE production that will be performed in New York City parks. If you plan on coming to see the show we ask that you donate what you would consider a fair ticket price. We Want...
A Successful Carnival
By Julia Griffin, Head of Fundraising There was laughter and there were tears, but nobody left the Stock Market Carnival empty handed! Some chose to take their winnings by force in the dart booth as their Nerf darts soared to victory. Others let Lady Luck take control as they gambled their chances during “Bear or Bull,” our variation of the coin game “Heads or Tails”. For...
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Stock Market Carnival
Come one come all to Re:verse Theater’s exciting evening of games, juggling, and drinks. All proceeds will support The Alchemist, which is performing for free in New York City Parks! M1-5 in Manhattan The festivities will begin at M1-5 (located at 52 Walker Street between CHURCH and BROADWAY) on Monday, August 22nd at 8p and contiue well into the night. Exciting Prizes Admission is...
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Prusiner meets Jonson a reading of Bens
by Jessica Cermak Head of Marketing I was thrilled when Ben asked me to be a part of a developmental reading of the script of The Alchemist. I heard a lot about the show from him, and had been begging him to give me the latest draft of the show, which it seemed like he had been cutting, adapting, and editing for forever. Once I got my hands on the script, I couldn’t believe how dense it...
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A Brand-New Prologue
By Ben Prusiner, director and adapter of “The Alchemist” One of the joys of adapting this play has been the opportunity to write new lines of iambic pentameter, in the style and spirit of Ben Jonson, one of Shakespeare’s greatest contemporaries. Here’s the new version of the opening prologue that I’ve written. It has a few lines of Jonson text sprinkled throughout....
Ben Johnson's THE ALCHEMIST meets a reflection...
by Carrie Edel Isaacman - Marketing Intern I am so happy to be the marketing intern for Re:Verse Theater and look forward to assisting on this production of Ben Johnson’s THE ALCHEMIST. This blog will be a space for likeminded artists to contribute conversation and ideas about the text of Ben Johnson’s THE ALCHEMIST. We will have guest bloggers who are involved in classical theater...