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Communique: "The Mercy Seat" By Neil LaBute Opens At The Red Barn Studio Theatre

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Director Anthony Lawson

Thalian Association begins the new Red Barn Studio Theatre season on Thursday, August 11. The first show of the season is The Mercy Seat, a play by contemporary playwright Neil LaBute. Local actor and director Anthony Lawson is directing the show, and while Lawson is often associated with comedy, this show is not funny. It's set in New York City on September 12, 2001.  The show occurs in real time in a New York apartment over the course of 1 and a half hours. Susan Auten and newcomer RodmanBolek star. Listen to Anthony Lawson talk about the play above. 

The Mercy Seat. Directed by Anthony Lawson, starring Susan Auten and Rodman Bolek. Thursday, August 11-Sunday, August 28th. Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30pm / Sundays @ 3:00pm at The Red Barn Studio Theatre.