Thursday, October 28, 2010

Tucson: Etcetera presents staged reading of RAG & BONE at LTW.


From: Christopher Johnson []
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:06 PM
Subject: Etcetera presents staged reading of RAG & BONE at LTW.


Contact: Christopher Johnson

Artistic Director of Etcetera at LTW

(520) 425-4163 |



Etcetera, the late night series at Live Theatre Workshop, proudly presents


By Noah Haidle

A staged reading directed by Christopher Johnson

Featuring Eric Anson, Jacob Brown, Ryan Butler, Michael Martinez, Carley Preston and Steve Wood

One night only! Seating limited!

Friday, November 12, 2010 at 10:30 PM

Tickets only $5 at the Box Office

To make your reservation call (520) 327-4242

For more information go to

LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP - 5317 E. Speedway | Tucson, AZ 85712

Located on the North side of Speedway between Rosemont and Craycroft

Produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.


This production contains strong adult language and content. No one under 16 admitted.


Two brothers, Jeff and George, run The Ladder Store, which is actually a front for their business in black-market hearts. In the world of RAG AND BONE, hearts are bought and sold for people who can't feel enough. The play begins when George steals the heart of a poet. The play then follows the poet with no heart; a hooker with a heart of gold; T-Bone, her pimp who feels too damn much; and the Millionaire, who eventually receives the poet's heart and sees a whole different world. Jeff and George recently lost their mother, but they put her heart into George's body, and all of a sudden he's wearing a dress, drinking martinis and cooking pot roasts. An epic black comedy about the limits of feeling, and the consequences of either feeling nothing or too damn much.


"Haidle is an engaging writer who creates startling theatrical conceits, intriguing themes and offbeat characters…his nonrealistic style is bold and imaginative…"



NOAH HAIDLE’S plays have been seen at Lincoln Center Theater, Roundabout Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, Long Wharf Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, as well as others around the country and abroad. He has taught playwrighting at Princeton University, The Kennedy Center and in Kenya and Uganda as part of The Sundance Theatre Institute. He is a graduate of Princeton University and The Juilliard School, where he was a Lila Acheson Wallace playwright-in-residence.  He is the recipient of three Lincoln Center Le Compte Du Nuoy Awards, the 2005 Helen Merrill Award for emerging Playwrights, the 2007 Claire Tow Award, and an NEA/TCG theatre residency grant. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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