The Finborough Theater premieres the repeated reading of A Brief List of Everyone Who Died by Jacob Marx Rice, available on the Finborough Theater YouTube channel from Monday, May 24 at 6 p.m. to Sunday, June 20, 2021 at midnight as part of #FinboroughForFree , and showing at the same time as the subtitles on Scenesaver.
Graciela would really like everyone to stop dying.
After the scar loss of her beloved dog Buster at the age of five, Graciela decides that no one she loves will ever die. But stopping death is easier said than done … Mischievously funny and deeply human, a brief list of all who have died tells the story of all the deaths that make up a lifetime. British director Alex Howarth, the team behind the famous Finborough Theater 2019 production Chemistry, and features American actors Vivia Police and Paco Lozano, and Gemma barnett, winner of the Best Female Performance in a Room at the 2020 Off West End Awards.Playwright Jacob Marx Rice is a playwright / screenwriter based in Queens, New York. His pieces were produced and developed at Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Finborough Theater in London, Actors Theater in Louisville, The Flea Theater, The New Ohio, Atlantic Theater Stage 2 and others. His hit play Chemistry premiered in seven cities on three continents, and the adaptation of Jacob’s screenplay is currently in development with Anonymous content. Recent prices include the Jean Kennedy Smith Drama Writing Award The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a commission from the Ensemble Studio Theater Sloan, the Faculty Award from the NYU / Tisch Department of Drama, and the Award for Excellence in Dramatic Writing at the New York International Fringe Festival. He also wrote the screenplay for See Through, a short film starring the Tony nominated actor. Lauren Ridloff, coming soon to Marvel’s Eternals. He is a member of The Shelter’s management team and a graduate of the MFA program at NYU.Director Alex Howarth led Jacob Marx Rice’s chemistry at the Finborough Theater in 2019. He was deputy director of La Traviata at the Royal Opera House in 2020. His production of We Live By the Sea opened on Brits off Broadway season at 59E59 Theaters in New York, where he was Critic’s Pick in the New York Times. It was nominated for a Fringe First and OffWestEnd Awards for Best Ensemble and Best Production, performed at the SoHo Playhouse Off-Broadway, and won Best Drama, Critics’ Choice and Peace Foundation awards. and was among the top six shows to see in the Guardian for two seasons at Adelaide Festival. He regularly leads periods of research and development for new writing and adapted and directed the world premiere of What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, alongside the film’s Oscar-nominated writer. Peter Hedges. He has worked extensively with people with disabilities, having created performances with deafblind adults for the Sense charity. Upcoming productions include Richard II at the Central School of Speech and Drama.Available FREE on Finborough Theater YouTube Channel From Monday May 24, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. to Sunday June 20, 2021 at midnight.