Thursday, July 22, 2010

Gray Matters Coming to Mystic CT in August

Emerson Theatre Collaborative Announces Connecticut Production of Gray Matters

July 9, 2010, Mystic CT…Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC) announces the production of Jacques Lamarre’s Gray Matters, direct from its New York premiere engagement at the New York Midtown International Theatre Festival in July 2010.  Gray Matters, produced by ETC’s Camilla Ross, is a topical new comedy that focuses on what happens to an uninsured, unemployed actor when she loses her memory. The New York City cast will appear in performances from August 6th - August 8th at the Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street in Mystic, CT.  This production will make its debut under the direction of ETC veteran director Joshua Lee Ramos and will feature professional Actors Equity Association members Jen Anaya, Kathryn Kates, Steve Sherman and April Woodall.   Performance information and tickets for Gray Matters be can be obtained by visiting  Tickets are $20 ($18 for students and seniors).

In the play Gray Matters, we find acclaimed actress Sarah Gray in a predicament familiar to many Americans.  After an emergency hospitalization, she finds herself with no insurance, no job and no prospects.  Worse, she has a faulty memory.  Surrounded by a well-meaning but tough agent and two self-centered young upstarts, Sarah must discover if it is possible for an actor with an Etch-a-Sketch for a brain to get back to what matters.