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PHOTO CREDIT:  Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘Die Mommie, Die’ at 2nd Story

‘Die Mommie, Die’ at 2nd Story

Payton St. James (center) plays faded song stylist Angela Arden, and Patrick Mark Saunders and Valerie Westgate play her children, in “Die, Mommie, Die!” Trapped in a loveless marriage, faded song stylist Angela Arden attempts to set herself free by murdering her husband. When her ill-tempered children become suspicious, Angela’s hopes for a new life

Photo Credit:  Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

“Venus in Fur’ in Warren

A beleaguered director, desperate to cast his stage adaptation of a classic sadomasochistic tale, “Venus in Fur,” reluctantly auditions an equally desperate actress. As the casting session simmers, lines blur between play and reality when the two enter a dangerous game of submission and domination that only one can win. Lara Hakeem and Richard Derry (pictured)

"Other Desert Cities" featuring Ara Boghigian and Sharon Carpentier, at 2nd Story Theatre in Warren through April 12. Credit: Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Now playing, ‘Other Desert Cities’ suits Warren theatre’s return to the round

The theatre has often been nicknamed “The Fabulous Invalid.”  That is to say it is always dying; it is always making a miraculous recovery. That is indeed the nature of the arts in general; their fortunes rise and ebb with a society’s economy and traditional art forms fear always competition from all the other distractions

Photo Credit Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘4000 Miles’ at 2nd Story

After suffering a tragic loss while on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace and shelter in the West Village apartment of his fiercely independent 91 year-old grandmother, Vera, played by Paula Faber (pictured.) Over the course of a one month cohabitation, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately comfort each other with curiosity

Credit: Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘Seminar’ at 2nd Story

Theresa Rebeck’s sharp, sexy comedy follows four aspiring novelists who sign up for private classes with a renowned literary figure.  Under his brilliant but unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon, egos are shattered and lives are changed forever. Tania Montenegro is an aspiring


‘Collected Stories’ at 2nd Story

2nd Story opens the New Year with “Collected Stories”, Donald Margulies’ provocative, intellectually stimulating work that re-examines the age-old conflict between the established artist and the idolizing fan who becomes a protégé, a disciple, a colleague, a friend and, finally, a rival. Directed by Mark Peckham, “Collected Stories” features Lynne Collinson (pictured) as prominent short-story