The Tank In Association With Rebel Playhouse
@ 312 West 36th Street
Rebel Playhouse presents world premiere of LOUDMOUTH, a show empowering children to use their own voices, in residency at The Tank
The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with Rebel Playhouse is thrilled to present the World Premiere of LOUDMOUTH, a new devised show for young audiences, directed by Suzannah Gratz and Clara Kundin with choreography by Phoebe Rose Sandford, at The Tank’s new home at 312 West 36th Street. Performances will be Thursday, November 16 at 6:30pm, Friday, November 17 at 6:30pm, Saturday, November 18 at 10am, and Sunday, November 19 at 2pm. Weekend shows will be followed by an optional workshop for kids. Tickets ($30 for adults; $20 for children) are available for advance purchase at www.thetanknyc.org. (Early Bird pricing good for ticket purchases through October 30: $25 for adults; $15 for children.)
In LOUDMOUTH, ten year old AJ doesn’t like to speak much. Her friends don’t mind, but her parents and teachers sure do! When AJ and her pals meet up after school to play their favorite made up game, it gives AJ the courage to use her voice in her own way. LOUDMOUTH is a show for all ages with music, dance, and a really cool game that audiences will leave the theater wanting to play. The show deals with issues of selective mutism, friendship, and self worth. Rebel Playhouse’s production teaches kids and grownups alike that it’s ok to do things a little differently. (Recommended for ages 4 and up.)
The cast features Miles Butler (The Blind, The Flea); Richie Dupkin (NYC Debut); Clara Kundin (Pedro Reyes’ Doomocracy); Malinda Logan (The Portrait the Wind the Chair, Kitchen Theatre Company); Jaspreet Saund (Forever Yours, The Gallery Players).
Rebel Playhouse is an emerging non-profit, educational theater company in NYC. Founded in the fall of 2016, Rebel Playhouse is a theater for young audiences committed to empowering, educating, and entertaining NYC audiences. Rebel Playhouse produces work for children and families based on stories that break traditions and challenge normative thinking, and offers classes designed to foster creative development. In May 2017, Rebel Playhouse presented their inaugural production Old Turtle and the Broken Truth in NYC to critical acclaim with an encore run in Troy, NY. Their world premiere of Edna the Stomper was the best seller at the 2017 Chicago Fringe Festival Kids Fringe. www.rebelplayhouse.org
The Tank is a non-profit arts presenter serving emerging artists engaged in the pursuit of new ideas and forms of expression. We serve over 1,000 artists every year in over 400 performances, and work across all disciplines, including theater, comedy, dance, film, music, public affairs, and storytelling. Our goal is to foster an environment of inclusiveness and remove the burden of cost from the creation of new work for artists launching their careers and experimenting within their art form. The heart of our services is providing free performance space in our 98 seat proscenium and 56 seat blackbox that we operate in Manhattan, and we also offer a suite of other services such as free rehearsal space, promotional support, artist fees, and much more. We keep ticket prices affordable and view our work as democratic, opening up both the creation and attendance of the arts to all. Since its founding in 2003, artists who have come through The Tank include Alex Timbers, Amy Herzog, Lucy Alibar, Mike Daisey, Reggie Watts, Kyle Abraham, Andrew Bujalski, We Are Scientists, and tens of thousands of others. www.thetanknyc.org