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PANDERing

Sunday January 21st 2024 at 6pm

PS 109 215 East 99th St NYC  (Q Train to 96th St, 96 Bus to 3rd Ave)

Script in Hand Staged Reading - Free Admission

Sponsored by Shakespeare Forum

What if Shakespeare had maker's remorse & decided to give

HENRY VI's Joan of Arc & TROILUS & CRESSIDA's Pandarus

makeovers with the assistance of Queen Elizabeth?

Achilles, Patroclus, Mistress Overdone, Aphra Behn, Edward DeVere,

Anne Hathaway & even a Gallant Stool join in the fray.

And what's that thrum regarding authorship?

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Boston  Apollo

 

Live Staged Reading

Sunday April   2  @ 3:30pm

Sunland, L.A. CA

By Invitation Only

 

with

Miles Anderson as John Singer Sargent

Bella Merlin as Isabella Gardner

Christopher Karbo as Will Kamp

Gabriel Croom  as Thomas McKeller

 

Click Here for

BOSTON APOLLO on VIMEO...

https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/826764292

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John Singer Sargent (1856 – 1925), the most successful portrait painter of his era, lays bare his thorny relationships with models Thomas McKeller, Wilhelm Kamp & patroness Mrs. Isabella Stewart Gardner while desperately seeking non-portraiture as his legacy.

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TEMPEST

by ptmc

STAGED READING

Sunday April 30th 4:30pm 

AMDA Studios 244 West 54th St 12th Floor NYC

with

*Russell Jordan as Pero

*James A. Pierce III as Caliban

*Summer Ainsworth as Miranda

Kailah S. King as Ariel

Daniel Skinner as Nando

Logan Thomason as Stefano

Stage directions: *Kate Konigisor

Members Actors Equity Association  AEA

Boston Apollo

Live Reading

Sunday January 29th

4:30pm

AMDA Studios

             (formerly Shetler Studios)

244 West 54th St NYC

Studio 1202

with

James A. Pierce as Thomas McKeller

Russell Jordan as John Singer Sargent

Kate Konigisor as Isabella Gardner

Logan Thomason as Will Kamp

 

Strictly Limited Seating

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Killington 

Shakespeare

Retreat


Stand Up

Shakespeare

Sat. Sept. 3, 2022

WHO? "We Happy Few" 17 of us to be exact, 18 with Jamie Ward Show Host

WHAT? Killington Shakespeare Retreat "KSR" closes its 21st Chapter

WHEN? Aug. 31st to Sept. 8th, 2022

WHERE? Sunburst Lodge, Killington, VT & CalvinCoolidgeHistoricSite, PlymouthNotch, VT

WHY? So we can bathe in the Bard, & Bard Based activities like #StandUpShakespeare & #WaterBalloonShakespeare & #Willyman & #SonnetRelay & #CreativeGroupProjects & #Workshops & #BARD to the tune of YMCA

 

      Boston Apollo

HIDDEN now BOSTON APOLLO

Scripts making the trip to Drama Scripts

         and those still seeking a home in 2022

 

Some of my children are finding a new home in 2022, while many are still untethered and just waiting for the right apartment complex, bungalow or ranch home to come along.

 

Moving to Drama Scripts UK (I'll give you the link as soon as I have it)...

Temporarily...   http://www.dramascripts.co.uk/index.html

 

12th NIGHTed

Bruce, the Blue Christmas Spruce

Confessions

CUSTODY

Pride River Crossing

REEKING of INDISCRETION: Madame X's Allerton

sExtOrtiOn

The LEARS: Fools of Fortune

VARIED LIVES

 

Waiting for the ultimate trailer park to present itself....

 

Aaron's Revenger's Tragedy (C) 2019

HIDDEN (formerly Discretely & Infrequently) (in process) (C) 2021

MASQUE (in process) (C) 2022 suggested by E.A. Poe

Midnight's Dream (C) 2018

PANDERing (C) 2020

SHREWD (in process) (C) 2022

SLIPPERY: A Wintry Tale (C) 2015

TEMPEST (C) 2018

One Acts (Exotic Veneer, In Passing, Resume', SHOTS)

TYA Scripts: Goldilocks & the Three Bears, The Emperor's New Clothes, Who Pushed Humpty Dumpty?, Little Red, Wizard of Oz, The Lion...the Witch & the Closet, Charley & the Cocoa Factory

 

PALP - Performing Arts Legacy Project - ptmc Scripts

https://performingartslegacy.org/mccarthy/multimedia/


BROADWAY FLEA MARKET 

Sunday October 3rd 2021

Broadway Cares Equity Fights A.I..D.S. BC/EFA


Dancers Over 40 ( DO40 ) raises $11,612 in record breaking effort....

               


                 OBS ZOOM Staged Reading

TheatreMakers Studio

Thursday May 27th, 2021

PRIDE  RIVER CROSSING

A Spoon River for A New Century

by ptmc

Directed by Katherine Hammond

Warehouse of Theatre, Norfolk, VA

CAST

DARI CALDWELL

BRANDY CLARK

KRYSTAL GONZALEZ

LARRY LEWIS

LEE SMITH

TIM SUDDUTH

Produced by Special Arrangement with

SMITH SCRIPTS


TImes Square

"Live Word" Event

Patrick Thomas McCarthy

#ptmc #ptmcplaywriting

DramatistsGuild LiveWord event 3/23/21

Times Square Alliance

PrideRiverCrossing (C) 2011

Leasing at SmithScripts

PHOTO: Lia Chang

 

 

 

Actors Shakespeare Co. (ASC)

Hosted Live ZOOM Webinar/Reading

PANDER...ing by ptmc

Sunday January 24, 2021

What if Shakespeare felt maker's remorse in presenting  HENRY VI's Joan of Arc, & TROILUS & CRESSIDA's Pandarus, & enlists the patronage of Queen Elizabeth to assist him in giving both Pandarus & Joan d’Arc makeovers? Perhaps change history in the process? Achilles, Patroclus, Mistress Overdone, Anne Hathaway, Mrs. Aphra Behn, Edward DeVere and even a Gallant Stool join in the fray. And what’s that underlying thrum regarding authorship?

 

CAST in order of appearance

Michael Lewis as Pandarus – (1200 B.C.E.) from Troilus & Cressida

Joanne Lessner as Joan la Pucelle – (1412-1431 A.D.) from Henry VI

Steven Hauck as Will Shakespeare – (1564-1616 A.D.) the playwright

Kate Konigisor as Queen Elizabeth – (1533-1558-1603 A.D.) the Queen, Shakespeare’s patron

Nick Bombicino as Mistress Overdone (16th Century) from Measure for Measure

Jordan Tierney as Gallant Stool – (21st Century) planted cast member

C.K. Edwards as Achilles – (1200 B.C.E.) from Troilus & Cressida

Russell Jordan as Patroclus – (1200 B.C.E.) from Troilus & Cressida

Brian Linden as Edward de Vere – (1550-1604 A.D.) 17th Earl of Oxford

Anna Savant as Mrs. Aphra Behn – (1640-1689 A.D.) – playwright/novelist/poet/spy

Terry Amy as Anne Hathaway – (1556 – 1623 A.D.) Mrs. William Shakespeare

 

Thanks for following our work....

Patrick Thomas McCarthy    ptmc   ptmcplaywriting.com

 

VIMEO PROMO for PANDERing...

 

https://vimeo.com/504533859

In 2021, MIDNIGHT's DREAM, PANDER...ing & TEMPEST will all get the ZOOM treatment. Keep a lookout for announcements from TheatreMakers Studio and ptmcplaywriting for dates and streaming access.

Shakespeare with Benefits

Strikes a Chord on YouTube

https://bit.ly/SWBOnlineShow_New

 

DONATING TO OUR BENEFICIARIES: Instructions on YouTube channel

We are Shakespeare with Benefits and welcome to our online show! Our professional actors, all working from self-isolation, have come together to bring you our Bard-Based Variety Show – a fun mix of Shakespeare and skits and songs based on Shakespeare – to raise money for two organizations fighting COVID-19 and helping communities affected by the virus.

MIDNIGHT's DREAM

By Patrick Thomas McCarthy ptmc

Thursday January 2, 2020

Sit Down Reading

Theatre Lab West, Milwaukee, WIS

What if Ray Cooney, Georges Feydeau & Shakespeare had a baby?

CAST 7 Men & 5 Women

Congressman Theseus O’Baron = DON LOBACZ

Congresswoman Hippolyta Blackbottom/ Titania Whipmaster = MEGAN ROSE MILLER

Colonel Edgeus Edge/ the Edger's father = MARK SCHUSTER

Mr. Phineas Puck / Congressional Chief of Staff = JEREMY WELTER

Demetrius Demigoggins / Demitri/ Book of Face Double Agent = NATHAN DANZER

Sandy Lysander Lackluster / Sandy/ dimmest of bulbs = MAX WILLIAMSON

Hermia Edge / The Edger /Daughter of Colonel Edge = Hannah Weinberg-Kinsey or Hayley San Fillipo

Helena Jane Hathaway / The Congressman's secretary = Hannah Weinberg-Kinsey or Hayley San Fillipo [whoever's taller]

Mz. Bette Bottom / Midnight / Congressional Staffer / Pyramus =

DONNA LOBACZ

Quin Quince / Congressional Staffer / Turd Blossom / Wall / Moonshine / Dog =

KEITH SMITH

Frankie Flute / Francis / Congressional Staffer / Mustard Seed / Thisby =

KEVIN GADZALINSKI

Ms. Snug Robin-Starvling / Congressional Staffer / Peace Blossom / Lion =

SHARON SOHNER + Stage Directions

Aaron's Revengers Tragedy

A Feast of Blood

 

Mashing up Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, Middleton’s The Revenger’s Tragedy and the Victorian Penny Dreadful, STRING of PEARLS a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, to provide enough vengeance, mayhem and blood to fill a banquet hall of horror. Aaron becomes the central character in this barbaric tripleheader, gaining his freedom, his vengeance and his child’s legacy on the bloody way. Coming soon from ptmcplaywriting.com

 

COMING SOON:

Staged Reading Part of COTE Tales Reading Series

Manhattan Plaza Ellington Room

September? 2020

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Reeking of Indiscretion

Madame  X's

Allerton

 

FringeNYC BYOV

 

Tickets $20

 

October 7-21, 2019

 

CHAIN Studio Theatre

312 W. 36th 4th Flr, NYC

Reeking of Indiscretion:

Madame X's Allerton 

by Patrick Thomas McCarthy ptmc

 

A STAGED READING

One Night Only

Tuesday July 16th at 8:30pm

ALL OUT ARTS Fresh Fruit Festival

@ The Wild Project 195 East 3rd St & Ave B

 

with

 

Ms. Anna Cody as Caroline Kirkland / Madame X

Mr. Jordan Tierney as John Wyatt Gregg

Mr. Patrick McCarthy as Robert Henry Allerton

 

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Reeking of Indiscretion:

Madame X's Allerton

Sat. July 13th, 2019 7pm

Full Reading sponsored by

Grounded Goodwife

Woodbury, CT

with

Sheri Bresson as Caroline Kirkland / Madame X

Miles Everett as Robert Allerton

Sam Bass as John Gregg

Contact: Grounded Goodwife... groundedgoodwife@yahoo.com

Reeking Of Indiscretion:

MadameX'sAllerton

by #ptmc

 

Reading March 31, 2019

 

with

Terry Caza as Robert

Drew Bolander as John

Mary O'Brady as Madame X

#MadameXsAllerton

 

reading 12/30/18

#EastPointCommons

#Milwaukee #Wisconsin

with

#DonnaLobacz as

#MadameX #CarolineKirkland

#DonLobacz as #JohnGregg

#ptmc as #RobertAllerton

#MaeHaskins #Steppenwolf

as audience & arbitor

New Title... 1/1/19

#ReekingOfIndiscretion:

MadameX'sAllerton

to quote that "lit crazy charmer",

she was... "Reeking of indiscretion"

Caroline Kirkland A.K.A. Madame X


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Aaron's

Revenger's

Tragedy

1st Reading 5.19.19

Cast: 8 Men 3 Women

Time Frame: 1865 London

Keith Herron - Mr. Titus Todd – barber of Fleet St, father to Lavinia, knows not wife's status

Mary O'Brady - Mrs. Tamara Gothique Dread– piemaker of Fleet St, mother to Demitri/Spurio

Rik Walter - Judge Valentine Saturpin /Turpininus?– Judge has condemned Titus to life in prison, raped his wife, taken Titus’ daughter Lavinia as his ward, plans to marry her

Anne Pasquale - Midwife – delivers Tamara/Aaron's child [should double]

Anne Pasquale - Ambitiosa Birelli– cross dresser, snake oil salesman, barber

Joel T. Bauer - Bassianus Ingestrie – adventurer, law student, love interest to Lavinia

Jenna Krasowski - Miss Lavinia Barker – 16 years old, daughter to Titus, ward to Judge Saturpin

Jeff Davis - Master Demitri Dread – 18 years old, son to Mrs. Gothique Dread

Brady Cudmore - Master Spurio Dread – 17 years old, son to Mrs. Gothique Dread

Christopher Washington - Aaron Vindice Hannibal – "indentured servant" to Mrs. Dread, African descent

David Palmer Brown - Beadle Sordidos Slaughter – assists the judge, large profane man

Liam Allen - Tobias Ragg – workhouse boy, African descent

Synopsis A.R.T.


Mashing up Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, Middleton’s The Revenger’s Tragedy and the “Penny Dreadful” String of Pearls a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, to provide enough vengeance, mayhem and blood to fill a banquet hall of horror.


Aaron becomes the central character in this barbaric tripleheader, gaining his freedom, his vengeance & child’s legacy on the bloody way.

Thursday December 27, 2018

Madame Xs Allerton

First Complete Read @

#WaukeshaCivicTheatre #Waukesha,Wisconsin

with

#SharonSohner as #MadameX #CarolineKirkland

#TomBriggs as #JohnGregg

#ptmc as #RobertAllerton

91 Minute Run time


#MadameXsAllerton

a Direct Result of

#VermontStudioCenter #JohnsonVT

Residency


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Monday December 10, 2018 @8pm

#MadameXsAllerton

 

Reading of Opera Box Scene & Final Scene

 

#VermontStudioCenter

#redmillDiningroom

presentation series with

 

#ptmc as #RobertAllerton #MadameX & #JohnGregg

from ptmcplaywriting.com

 

 

Wednesday November 28 @8pm

first read excerpts of 

#MadameXsAllerton

#VermontStudioCenter

#redmillDiningroom

presentation series with

#MaryClark as #CarolineKirkland/MadameX


#ptmc as #RobertAllerton

from

ptmcplaywriting.com 

Vermont Studio Center

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