Mark Finley directs.
Mark Finley made his Off-Broadway directorial debut with Chris Weikel’s Penny Penniworth opening Oct 5 and running thru Nov 1 at the Tada Theater 15, West 28th Street. TOSOS directing credits include: five Doric Wilson plays: And He Made a Her, A Perfect Relationship (2003 OOBR Award), Street Theater and staged readings of The West Street Gang and Now She Dances!; five Chris Weikel plays: Pig Tale, Speaking Parts, Gareth & Lynette; Penny Penniworth and Weikel Works; New York Minutes, a musical revue of the songs of the late John Wallowitch (which he also conceived); a historic production of Lanford Wilson’s The Madness of Lady Bright featuring Michael Lynch; Eisenstein's Monster, an evening of short plays by Linda Eisenstein; Kevin Brofsky's Dancing Straight; and his own adaptation of Young Stowaways in Space. A revival of his play How Do We Get Her in the Water? opened Movie Lover, a Triple Feature, and his most recent play The Mermaid premiered in 2005 and is published by United Stages. EAT produced his play The Chiselers as part of this year’s Spring Fest. Mark recently returned from Ireland and the Sixth International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival where he directed Chris Weikel’s Pig Tale. He has directed two hit shows in the NYC Fringe Festival: Meryl Cohn’s And Sophie Comes Too and Chris Weikel’s Penny Penniworth. He is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Future plans also include: a production of his play ; Elizabeth Whitney's A Day Without Sunshine, a musical biography of Anita Bryant, for the next Ethyl Eichelberger outing; and a revival of Doric Wilson’s Forever After. (photo:Kelly Campbel www.kellycampbellphoto.com)