Finale for bareNaked Reading Series


Barefoot Theatre Company presented a sneak peek at the upcoming 18th anniversary season on Monday.  The final bareNaked Reading Series presented by Hi-ARTS featured a staged reading of the rarely produced, political drama, Not About Nightingales by Tennessee Williams. The event also featured fine art by J. Eric Cook, Ad Tumulum Arts. And Live Music from Renee Goust (pictured below).

 

NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES 
by Tennessee Williams
directed by Francisco Solorzano

FEATURING Caitlin FitzGerald, Maria Paz Alegre, David Anzuelo, Reuben Barsky, Jeremy Brena, Peter Collier, Kathryn Danielle, Charles Everett, Gabriel Furman, Czarina Mada, Roderick Boyd Nash, Stacey Raymond, Bobby Daniel Rodriguez, Gilberto Ron, Nino Shengelaia, Francisco Solorzano, Eric Svendsen, Nabil Viñas, Christopher Whalen and more!!!

NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES
The play itself focuses on a group of inmates who go on a hunger strike in attempt to better their situation. Williams gained inspiration for the play after reading newspaper accounts of inmates who suffocated in a steam room in a Pennsylvania prison.

BAREFOOT THEATRE COMPANY
 is a multicultural collective of actors, writers, directors and filmmakers specializing in the development and incubation of new work and the cultivation of new attention for lesser-known works by long-established authors, with a vital, thought-provoking eye toward themes of diversity and inclusion.