The streets are filled with shady politicians and rebel-rousing anarchists in Derek Ahonen’s new play, The Bad and the Better, which plays at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater through July 21. In honor of the new detective noir, Stage Rush asked some of the fearless cast members about rolling with The Amoralists, admiring rebels, and shooting firearms. Here’s what they had to say!
Actor: Clyde Baldo
Has the nature of the Amoralists’ work allowed you to take more risks on stage? Moreso than your experiences with other theater companies?
I was very drawn to the reputation of the Amoralists and their gritty, risk-taking spirit. I take risks on stage in different ways. My role as Richard Zorn really doesn’t allow me to be risky. But I hope in future Amoralists productions, I get more of a chance to be out there. Read more
Get transported into a noir-ish New York City in Derek Ahonen’s twisty new crime thriller The Bad and the Better. The Lang Brothers, whose family tree is deeply rooted in the NYPD, both investigate New York’s murky underbelly from different sides. On their respective investigations into anarchist groups and mysterious suburban murders, each uncovers corrupt secrets that will change their lives forever.
The No. 1 Reason To See The Bad and the Better: The shocking plot twists Read more
***This giveaway has concluded***
Now that the Broadway season has come to a close, summer is a a time for traveling off the Great White Way and exploring some riskier theater. Stage Rush is giving readers a head start by giving away a pair of tickets to the newest production from one of the most daring theater companies around—The Amoralists. A new play by Derek Ahonen, The Bad and the Better is a detective noir set in modern day New York in which political corruption leads to a street war between anarchists and the local government. The play, directed by 4,000 Miles‘ Daniel Aukin, begins performances on June 14 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater and runs through July 21, and Stage Rush is setting one winner up with a pair of tickets.
Answer the questions below to be entered into the contest.
Only one entry per person will be counted. Read more