||SUMMERS IN THE
AUGUST 3 & 5, 2010
of You ensemble and guest artists gather together for monologues,
scenes and music celebrating all things summer in the latest installment
in our I’m Just Saying series.
||A MIDWINTER'S TALE
Revived for our Tenth Anniversary
MARCH 3 - 13, 2010
Meet Joe Harper, an out-of-work actor who attempts to salvage his
pride by mounting a low-budget production of Hamlet. His
auditions summon a most unpromising selection of misfits and has-beens,
from which he hires a cast of six to play the twenty-four roles in
Shakespeare’s greatest play. And have it ready in three weeks.
Just in time for… Christmas?! Adapted for the stage by
Johnny Blaze Leavitt.
||A NIGHT OF COMEDY
JANUARY 29, 2010
The night promises to be ridiculous (in the best way possible).
Stand up comics both seasoned and fresh will take the stage culminating
in improv mayhem you don’t want to miss! Lee Solomon hosts,
newlywed Monica Blaze Leavitt joins us for the fun and our very own
Gerard J. Savoy makes his stand up debut!
by Olivia Worden
JUNE 26-28, JULY 9 - 10
Adam Lux has only seven hours left to turn in his much anticipated
second novel and precisely four (god awful) sentences written. Unable
to delay his deadline any further, Adam must complete his
masterpiece tonight… a night where he is plagued by little things
like break ups, pregnancies, cancer and the mob.
||POINT OF YOU
VARIETY HOUR 2
FEBRUARY 19, 2009
Our Ensemble and guest artists are back for one memorable night: Jeff
and Johnny perform their song and dance sequel, G lets his inner gangster
out and Lizzie fills us in on what it’s like to be so “boobalicious.”
OCTOBER 9 - 25, 2008
In two tales of folk singers and tape dispensers, four broken
souls work through their intimacy issues in a low rent Midwest motel
||POINT OF YOU
AUGUST 21, 2008
Ensemble members and guest artists performed like you've
never seen them before: Jeff & Johnny sing and dance, Chris plays
with clones, Paul rocks the guitar and Mel swears for Pete's sake!
||HURT SO GOOD
OCTOBER 11 - 27, 2007
The audience ordered and we obeyed! Point of You Productions
remounted Hurt So Good, a romantic comedy that brings the
S&M subculture into the everyday. With faces familiar and fresh,
we whipped the script into shape to bring the fan-favorite back even
better than before.
||FIVE YEARS LATER
APRIL 11 - 28, 2007
A single-minded executive, a sexy if vacuous model, a bull
dyke, a dirty old man, a hippie and two theatre snobs gather with
others at the home of the ultimate debutante to memorialize her father.
But as they remember a man who brought the city of New York together,
can they stop bickering, stripping, and outdoing each other long enough
to notice that their city is being attacked? Written by Jeff Love
and Marc Adam Smith.
||HURT SO GOOD
AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 16, 2006
Meet Tom, boy next door and aspiring documentary filmmaker.
Meet Cecily, girl of his dreams and loving submissive who wants Tom
to be her erotic Master... what what?!?
Follow the journey of one man exploring the world of BDSM as he rediscovers
who he is and what he is capable of becoming for the woman he loves.
Love, laughs and leather. Written by Johnny Blaze Leavitt.
||FAIRY TALE MONOLOGUES:
FABLES WITH ATTITUDE
JANUARY 11 - 29, 2006
Happily ever after? That's what you think. Fairyland's
usual suspects jump at the chance to tell you what REALLY happened.
"THE END" is only the beginning. Written by Paul Weissman.
||FAIRY TALE MONOLOGUES:
THE FIRST FOLIO
NOVEMBER 7 - 8, 2005
A first glimpse of these neurotic fairy tale characters as
they share their side of the story. Point of You workshopped the Fairy
Tale Monologues in a two day showcase where we received audience
feedback. Much of that feedback was incorporated into the final production
presented in January 2006. Written by Paul Weissman.
MAY 3-6, 10-13 @ 8pm
The third hilarious installment in our now-famous I'm Just Saying
series. LoveSmacked features thirteen funny, thrilling and
poignant pieces that prove you can't think with your heart and your
head at the same time.
JANUARY 6 - 16, 2005
It's Prohibition-era America, a rough and tumble time when
crime is a way of life and everyone walks a fine line between what
is right and what will keep you alive.
We join Tennessee Mathers on election night. He's the right hand man
to Jasper, the town's chief political boss. When Jasper and rival
boss Declan Macmanus feud over who should control the South End of
town, Tennessee tries to keep the peace. Instead, he finds himself
trying to stay one step ahead of double-cross artists and hitmen.
Written by Jeff Love.
||A MIDWINTER'S TALE
FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 14, 2004
Point of You's World Premiere staged adaptation of A Midwinter's
Tale by Kenneth Branagh. An out-of-work actor makes a last-ditch
effort to redeem himself by producing, directing and starring in HAMLET
at Christmas. Is it a lost cause or will the magic of theatre prevail?
Adapted for the stage by Johnny Blaze Leavitt.
OCTOBER 13 - 15 & 27 - 29, 2003
The second installment in Point of You Productions' I'M JUST
SAYING SERIES. Deadtime Stories includes hilarious and heartbreaking
scenes and monologues by up and coming New York City artists. A
motley crew of deceased characters from fiction and history gather
together to tell their tales and reveal their hilarious hang-ups.
Funny, poignant, and thrilling, you'll be on the edge of your seat
- a perfect night to warm you up for Halloween hijinx.
Deadtime Stories - putting the b*tch in obituary!
||MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
APRIL 10 - 13, 2003
Point of You Productions takes a new look at an old favorite.
Our version of Shakespeare's hilarious problem play is set in a fast-paced,
no-holds-barred advertising agency whre misbehaving and mayhem are
all in a day's work. Kissing up, lying and nailing the boss' daughter
is as much fun today as it was four centuries ago. Directed by Jeff
Love, and featuring a large cast of ensemble members and guest artists,
we'll show you why everyone still makes Much Ado About Nothing...
LIFE & DEATH:
IT'S NEVER WHAT YOU THINK
JUNE 26 - 30, 2002
With Life & Death: It's Never What You Think, Point of
You proves that it's not afraid to find the laughter and lessons
in the toughest of subjects. Life & Death includes three original
one-act plays by up and coming New York City artists Johnny Blaze
Leavitt, Athena Reich*, Virginia Sassman and Paul Weissman.
*Member of AEA; Equity Approved Showcase
||I'M JUST SAYING: A
NIGHT of ORIGINALS!
JULY 30 & 31 AUGUST 6 & 7, 2001
The first installment in this series features original songs, characters
and monologues. There are lines every actor wants to say or characters
every actor wants to play... nows their chance. But be warned, the
actors have been set loose, so anything could happen. You might even
find yourself a part of the action!
AUGUST 1-12 , 2001
It's the worst case of cultural clash ever with....the BRITISH?????
Yes, we think we've been chums and that we've known each other well
for centuries, but we couldn't be more wrong! Hot shot New York movie
producer Bernie Greenfield and his mousy wife Lori fly to London to
try to sweet talk beautiful British screenwriter Fiona Thorpe and
her reserved husband Nicholas into working together to create a sweeping
"highbrow" period piece. Bernie, Lori, Fiona and Nick are about to
learn that sometimes more love in a love-hate relationship can only
lead to more hate. Written by Judy Klass.
||WOMEN & MEN: A
NIGHT of FOUR ORIGINAL ONE-ACT PLAYS
MARCH 19-21, 2001
Talk to Me by Judy Klass depicts a tumultuous marriage and the
unexpected shift in power when one has had enough. Racing to the
Bottom by Jeff Love reveals the various complex and intermingling
relationships between the factory owner all the way down to the factory
workers and how simple decisions effect everyone's life. Face to
Face with the Enemy also by Judy Klass explores the various emotions
and unexpected friendships that can occur as a wife confronts her
husband's mistress. Acushla by Johnny Blaze Leavitt portrays
a man caught in the throws of an emotional purgatory of his own making
and how he learns to let go.
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