EBE Ensemble to Present Third Annual Award Winning Festival of New One
Act Plays in New York
EBE Ensemble to present their third annual festival of new one-act Plays:
Elephants on Parade 2010 featuring new plays by: Erin Austin, Libby Emmons, Rebekah Lopata,
Rhea MacCallum, Nicole Pandolfo, & Isaac Rathbone. Directed by: Eric Alba, Kristine Ayers,
Alfred John Heekin, Charley Layton, Lexie Pregosin, & Jonathan Reed Wexler. Begins
performances March 9, opening March 10 at Teatro IATI in New York.
New York, NY, February 05, 2010 --(PR.com)-- EBE Ensemble (Eric Alba, Artistic Director;
Montgomery Sutton, Executive Director) will present the third-annual installment of their award winning
festival of new one-act plays, Elephants on Parade 2010. Performances will begin on Tuesday, March 9,
opening Wednesday, March 10 through March 20 at New York's Teatro IATI (64 E. 4th street, between
2nd Avenue and Bowery). Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.SmartTix.com or call
Two plays from last year's Elephants on Parade 2009 were nominated for Best New Short Play at the
New York Innovative Theater Awards (www.nyitawards.com), Ira Gamerman's Dated: A Cautionary
Tale for Facebook Users and Nico Vreeland's The Interview, which went on to win the award.
Elephants on Parade 2010 features five world premieres and one New York area premiere that examine
the peculiar difficulties of communication and connection in the 21st century. Erin Austin's “Buddha
Nosh” is a comedy about spiritual, social, and emotional independence at a trendy Pan Asian restaurant,
where lust, booze, and the all-knowing voice of Buddha explode in a medley of gong banging, romance,
and fist fights. Isaac Rathbone's “Nice Paper” follows the inner monologues of two commuters on the
Subway, a woman in love with the man behind her; the man in love with her newspaper's sports section.
In Nicole Pandolfo's “Things to do in New Jersey,” a girl returns from her first year at college to a
hometown party where she comes face to face with the high sc