Mind The Gap Theatre Opens ADRENALIN...HEART Tonight
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by BWW News Desk
Mind the Gap Theatre presents the US premiere of Georgia Fitch's ADRENALIN…HEART, which premiered at the Bush Theatre in London.ADRENALIN…HEART celebrates its official press opening tonight April 28 at Space on White (81 White Street, between Broadway and Lafayette) in Manhattan.
Sex, race, drugs and verbals collide in Georgia Fitch's ADRENALIN…HEART, a terrifying roller-coaster of an intense affair between a single mum and a reluctant drug dealer on a north London estate. Erotic infatuation leads to addiction of a far more serious nature in this sharp, edgy and obsessive drama.
Directed by Mind the Gap Theatre's Artistic Director Paula D'Alessandris (THE CLERIC, UNDER THE BLUE SKY), the 70-minute two-hander ADRENALIN…HEART stars Mia Moreland and Lain Gray.
Before starting her solo writing career, Georgia Fitch co-wrote several plays with actress Tracy O'Flaherty including the critically acclaimed THE FOOTBALLER'S WIFE and COME DANCING (Old Red Lion). Between 2006 and 2008 Georgia was on attachment to Royal Court and Soho Theatre. In 2004 she was Writer in Residence at BBC Radio Drama. Her solo credits include: FIT AND PROPER (Soho Theatre), DIRTY DIRTY PRINCESS (National Theatre), I LIKE MINE WITH A KISS (Bush Theatre), ADRENALIN…HEART (Bush Theatre), ALONE (Etc Theatre), and ARRIVALS (Old Red Lion).
Paula D'Alessandris is the Artistic Director and Founder of Mind The Gap Theatre (MTG), New York's premiere Anglo-American theatre company dedicated to producing new British plays and creating an exchange of works between the US and UK. Favorite directing credits with Mind The Gap include the world premiere of THE CLERIC at 59E59 Theaters; NY premiere of David Eldridge's UNDER THE BLUE SKY; Gary Owen's IN THE PIPELINE; her stage adaptation of Gary Oldman's NIL BY MOUTH, and many others. She directed three consecutive winners at the Samuel French Festival (all of which have been published) and many pieces in MTG's popular BritBits series. Other credits include: WALTER VS. THE WATER AUTHORITY at 59E59; her multiple-award-winning productions at the Pittsburgh New Works Festival of the outrageous comediesStampede! and THE BUTTER BIN.
Mia Moreland UK credits include CARNIVAL MESSIAH (West Yorkshire Playhouse), BEAUTIFUL THING (Spa Theatre), SHAKERS (Dancehouse Theatre), THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (New Theatre). Since relocating to NYC in 2006 Mia has worked extensively with Mind The Gap Theatre, stepping into multiple roles in MTG's popular ongoing short play series Brit Bits. Other NYC credits include the World Premiere of BENEATH THE HUSH, A WHISPER (WorkShop Theatre), THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MRS. CARTWELL (Estrogenius @ Manhattan Theatre Source), the New York premiere of QUICKENING (Center Stage), etc.
Lain Gray joined the gospel group "Nu Colours" in 1991 – with them, he release two albums "Unlimited" and the self-titled "Nu Colours." His acting credits include: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Regional) and BRIT BITS 7 (Mind the Gap Theatre).
Mind The Gap Theatre exists to produce and promote new British writing in the US and to foster an exchange of new work between the US and UK.
Scheduled April 26 through May 20, ADRENALIN…HEART has a performance schedule of Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm (with the following exceptions: no performance Thursday, May 17 at 8pm and an added performance on Sunday, May 20 at 3:00pm). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by calling 212-352-3101 or online.
For more information about ADRENALIN…HEART or Mind the Gap Theatre Company, please visit: www.mindthegaptheatre.com.