December performances rescheduled

We are rescheduling to take advantage of some exciting press coverage that will explore how we are creating a powerful new form of theater with the production of TAPE, and in the process how it draws audiences into a meaningful dialog about ethics, morality and how we treat one another. 

Every Little Bit Helps

Our mission is to make extraordinary live theater accessible to broad audiences as economically as possible, but it does take tons of time and some money to make it happen! If you would like to support us on this journey, you may make a tax-deductible donation to TheSharedScreen. We are a 501c3 non-profit corporation and your donation may be tax-deductible.  

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How We Do It

The Play

After 10 years, three self-absorbed people are forced to reckon with the unresolved trauma of a high school love triangle.  It’s about friendship and sexual betrayal, rivalry, and retribution.  It raises questions about how we face the truth when others’ truths differ from ours.  You will meet  Vince, a coke-addicted wild-card, who stirs the pot to shake out the truth and get retribution;  Amy, an empowered, self-possessed prosecutor, who is setting the record straight, and Jon, a self-absorbed aspiring filmmaker who is forced to face his past.

The "Talkback" After The Show

Please stick around after the show!  The actors and creative team will come back on screen to talk with you about the show and your experiences.  You can talk live (audio only) or Chat through Q&A.  

 

The Creative Team

WRITER - STEPHEN BELBER

We are tremendously grateful to Mr. Belber for allowing TheSharedScreen to adapt his classic theatrical work to this new, live web-based medium.  Stephen's plays have been produced on Broadway and in over 25 countries. They include Match, Tape, Don't Go Gentle, Dusk Rings a Bell, McReele, Finally, Geometry of Fire, Fault Lines, Carol Mulroney, A Small, Melodramatic Story, One Million Butterflies, The Power of Duff and The Muscles In Our Toes. 

DIRECTOR - JOHN DAPOLITO

"JDap" is a New York based acting teacher, playwright, and director fiercely dedicated to progressive thinking.   In 2003 he founded the acting program Actors! Where Are You Going? where he has developed the “Acting-Niche” Phenomenon, and the “Actable-Phrase” technique. His plays include: “Ethan & Nico Go to Therapy” (Recently penned), “Augie’s Ring”, and “An Act of Kindness” (both Los Angeles Times Critics Pick), “Killer Midgets”, and “Baptism by Fire”. 

CHELSEA J. SMITH  as AMY

Chelsea is a bi-coastal actor/filmmaker. Through her characters, she seeks to explore obsession, fixation, and extreme ambition in the human condition. She combines her passion for art and philanthropy and collaborates with diverse communities and like-minded people. Chelsea co-founded and serves as Creative Director of Little Spoon, Big Spoon Productions, LLC.

TRAVIS SCHWEIGER as VINCE

A New York-born actor based in NYC with a background in Mixed Martial Arts. He is known for playing "complex characters in high stakes Catch 22’s; masterminds, master manipulators, and two-faced tricksters". Since graduating from the Maggie Flanigan Studio and training in John Dapolito’s Masterclass he’s secured roles in film and theater. His most recent credit was in Stephen Adly Guirgis's The Last Days of Judas Iscariot directed by Adrienne Williams.

NEAL DAVIDSON as JON

An actor, writer, content creator, producer, and coach, who passionately plays and writes characters faced with high-stakes moral decisions and sacrifice.   To foster the creation and production of new works, he founded TheSharedScreen to produce live web theater and online presentations.  He believes that the world needs accessible live performance now more than ever, and is determined to deliver the highest quality works to the broadest possible audience. 

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