ANAÏS NIN GOES TO HELL
Written by David Stallings
Directed by Antonio Miniño
Performances at The Theater at the 14th St. Y October 14 - 29, 2016
Starring James Edward Becton*, Mlé Chester, Mel House*, Amanda Jones*, Richard Lindenfelzer, Nylda Mark*, Madalyn McKay, Hannah Seusy, and Stephanie Willing.
Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell is an existential comedy centered around some of the most powerful and memorable women of history (Queen Victoria, Cleopatra, Andromeda, Heloise, Joan of Arc) as they wait on an island in the river Styx for the final leg of their soul’s journey to eternal peace or damnation. Their monotonous afterlife is shaken up when women’s lib icon and erotica writer Anaïs Nin arrives at the island planting seeds of change.
Executive Producer: Martha Goode
Scenic Designer: Blair Mielnik
Lighting Designer: Dan Gallagher
Costume Designer: Izzy Fields
Sound Designer: Martha Goode
Line producer: Collin Bradley
Production Stage Manager: Rachel Denise April
Publicist: Katie Rosin - Kampfire PR.
*member Actors Equity Association
An earlier version of the play received a workshop production as part the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival. Winner of the 2nd Biennial Arthur W. Stone New Play Award - Louisiana Tech University; winner of the 1st Prize Boston Theatre Works - 2007 UnBound Festival; Semi-finalist 2008 Princess Grace Awards. Selected as Best Script, Best Leading Actress, and Best Supporting Actress in the 2008 Best of OffOffOff.com’s Best of FringeNYC