HOTEL SUITE

Rising Sun Performance is staging a 3-week site specific group of plays performed in a hotel room. They titled this run HOTEL SUITE.

One show has a definite male nudity and one is possible male nudity.

They are: BUG and ROOM 128. The original production of BUG starred Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire) currently in GRACE on Broadway where he showed his circumcised penis. This time Michael Aguirre will play Shannon’s part.

From the press release:

BUG

Lovelorn waitress Agnes and Gulf War vet Peter develop a surprising relationship in a dilapidated Oklahoma City motel room. The budding couple must face her abusive ex-husband causes problems as well as the psychological and physical effects of an insect infestation. The original New York production won numerous awards, including the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, for the 2004 production at Barrow Street Theatre.

Bug performance schedule is:
Saturday, October 13th at 8:00 pm;
Sunday, October 14th at 4:00 pm;
Monday, October 15th at 8:00 pm;
Thursday, October 18th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 20th at 5:00 pm;
Sunday, October 21st at 1:00 pm;
Friday, October 26th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 27th at 2:00 pm;
Sunday, October 28th at 7:00 pm;
Monday, October 29th at 8:00 pm;
Wednesday October 31st at 8:00 pm and
Saturday, November 3rd at 8:00 pm

Room 128-  Six Short Plays

 The Plays:

ONE ROOM OVER
Written by Alexandra Petri
Directed by Sarah Norris

Featuring: Samantha Cooper, Kelley Evans, Carl Fengler, 
A honeymooning couple spend more trying to figure out who the tragic duo next door is than celebrating their recent marriage.GREENLIGHT
Written by Angela C. Hall
Directed by Tim Errickson
Featuring: Amanda Berry & Haddon McKinney
A lonely man looks for connection and fulfillment in the wrong girl.

WELCOME TO THE HOTEL DONUT
Written by Mark Hanf
Directed by Derek W.S. Shore

Featuring: Samantha Cooper, Kelley Evans, Samantha DeSimone, & Ashleigh Herndon
Continental breakfast has never been this much fun in this over-the-top comedy where a box of doughnuts attempts to seduce a hotel guest.

Room 128 performance schedule is
Thursday, October 11th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 13th at 5:00 pm;
Sunday, October 14th at 1:00 pm;
Friday, October 19th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 20th at 2:00 pm;
Sunday, October 21st at 7:00 pm;
Wednesday, October 24th at 8:00 pm;
Saturday, October 27th at 8:00 pm;
Sunday, October 28th at 4:00 pm;
Thursday, November 1st at 8:00 pm and
Saturday, November 3rd at 5:00 pm

The Plays:

TELL ME YOU LOVE ME
Writen by Mark Cornell

Directed by Leal Vona
Featuring: Elizabeth Burke & Michael Burns
Hearing three little words would mean so much to Isabel, but will a night in a desolate Maine hotel during winter convince Tommy, her estranged husband, just how important they are.THE BELLHOP
Written by Emily Duncan
Directed by Mia Y. Anderson

Featuring: Michael Burns, Ashleigh Herndon
What’s worse than a ghost in your hotel room? An overzealous bellhop according to this zany comedy.

JUST ANOTHER SAPPY SLAP HAPPY  FACE
Written by Linda L. Rand
Directed by Jak Prince

Featuring: Stephon Pettway & Samantha DeSimone
In this twisted dramedy, a lonely woman celebrates her birthday in a motel with only one guest: a clown she’s hired to make her day.

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