Detention #8: WHAM!

Author: Primary Stages ESPA

Detention #8: WHAM!

Description: Four 10-minute plays inspired by classic songs from the 1980s.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2011
Date Added: 6/19/2013
Content Advisory:
1 Act, 60 Minutes
4 Females, 8 Males

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Original Production Information

Detention #8: WHAM! was presented on November 4, 2011 at Jimmy's No. 43

Jackson Gay, Guest Advisor
Tessa LaNeve, Director of ESPA and New Arts Programming
Sarah Matteucci, ESPA Associate Director of ESPA
Kate Canary, Community Relations Manager

FREEDOM by Tatiana Suarez-Pico
directed by Rose Ginsberg
with Joseph Mesiano, Nairoby Otero, and John Racioppo

FOREVER? by Marisel Polanco
directed by Jeff Woodbridge
with Christianne Greiert, Joel Haberli, and Jack Hamblin

directed by Evan Caccioppoli
with Nancy Noto, Larry Powell, and Andrew Schoomaker

THIS IS WHAT I WANT by Brandon Marianne Lee
directed by Philip Gates
with Scott Rad Brown, Dan J. Gordon, and Molly O’Neal