Pro/Semi-Pro: The Landing Theatre Company kicks off season with FOOL FOR LOVE

Posted by: stephenm518on 2016/3/22 10:30:00 874 reads Fool For Love
by Sam Shepard
March 31-April 2, 8pm (Previews)
Sunday, April 3, 3pm (Opening) thru April 16
Thursdays-Saturdays, 8pm & Saturday Matinees, 3pm

The Landing Theatre Company, Houston’s professional company dedicated to advancing American Playwriting, has a new home: The Landing Theatre @ the Docks! LTC has taken over the theatre venue formally operated by Diverse Works and then the Catastrophic Theater at 1119 East Freeway. The Landing Theatre Company boldly kicks off their 2015-16 season in its new home with Sam Shepherd’s modern classic: Fool for Love.

Set in a seedy motel on the outskirts of the Mojave Desert, Fool for Love is the story of two people who can’t seem to escape each other. May, hiding from her past, is confronted with the abrupt arrival of her life-long lover Eddie, who forces his way in and threatens to drag her back into the tumult she ran so far away from. When ..

..her new boyfriend Martin arrives to take her to the movies, old secrets emerge and passions swell into the perfect lovers’ quarrel. “Through searing truth and dark humor…reality and dream; truth and lies; past and present mingle in an explosive, emotional experience."

"…Sam Shepard's purest and most beautiful play." —NY Daily News

"It is as mysterious and unsettling—now you see it, now you don't—as spare and, incidentally, as funny as anything he has ever done." —The New Yorker

"Fool for Love is certainly one of the best plays of our time [and] may very well be one of the great plays of the late twentieth century." —BackStage

The cast features:
Blake Weir as Eddie
Josephine Ganner as May
Ken Watkins as The Old Man
Zac Kelty as Martin

Directed by: Brandon Weinbrenner (Venus in Fur, Alley Theatre; Stage Kiss, Stark Naked Theatre Co.)
Scenic Design by: Jac Jones
Costume Design by: Bridget Elizabeth Paliwoda
Lighting Design by: Riana Canetti-Rios
Sound Design by: John Peeples

Tickets: Pay-what-you-can! ($25 suggested)

The Landing Theatre @ the Docks
1119 East Freeway (Providence Street)
Houston, TX 77002

Performance Dates:
March 31-April 2, 8pm (Previews)
Sunday, April 3, 3pm (Opening)
Thursdays-Saturdays, 8pm & Saturday Matinees, 3pm (thru April 16th)

INDUSTRY NIGHT: April 11 @ 8pm
TALKBACK THURSDAYS: April 7 & 14 — a feature of all LTC shows. A chance to meet the artists, discuss the production and interact with us!