ANNOUNCING THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED RETURN OF THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED THE RED THREAD NOVEMBER 9 – DECEMBER 18 AT THE PLAYGROUND THEATRE. “The Red Thread is a rare and beautiful story.” –Miami New Times
MIAMI SHORES, FL (October 24, 2011) –Due to the overwhelmingly enthusiastic response from audiences, the critically acclaimed THE RED THREAD, which debutedlast season in April 2011, returns to The PlayGround Theatre Wednesday, November 9 – Sunday, December 18, 2011 to mesmerize South Florida audiences once again. This visually stunning and highly entertaining production inspired by ancient Chinese folktales is an original work written by The PlayGround Theatre’s Artistic Director Stephanie Ansin and Resident Artist Fernando Calzadilla. THE RED THREAD is funded in part by a $100,000 grant by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
New to the cast are New York actor James Patrick Cronin, Chicago actor Makeba Pace, and South Florida actors Nikki Lowe, Diana Garle, and Edson Jean. They join original cast members Christian T. Chang and Kate Shine from New York and Troy Davidson and Marjorie O’Neill-Butler from South Florida for the highly anticipated return of THE RED THREAD.
A mystical adventure, THE RED THREAD takes audiences on a roller coaster ride through a young woman’s heroic quest to rescue her father’s miraculous unfinished masterpiece. Her ensuing adventures challenge her mind, body, and spirit while the red thread pulls all the characters toward their inevitable destination. This riveting tale of inner strength, true love, and glorious reunion guarantees to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
The PlayGround Theatre is located at 9806 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33138. Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., Sunday performances are at 2 p.m.; and weekday performances are at 10 a.m. Tickets are $20 per person; group rates are available. Tickets may be purchased through The PlayGround Theatre Box Office by calling 305-751-9550, online at www.theplaygroundtheatre.com, or through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com
The Red Thread is funded in part by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald; Ophelia & Juan Js. Roca; Funding Arts Network, Inc.; Ronald M. Ansin; Citizens Interested in Arts, Inc; Miami Salon Group,Inc.; and Lydia & Leon de León. For more information on THE RED THREAD visit: www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
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