Sanity Island Presents the World Premiere of A Wendy Story

A new play by Natalie Underwood

Thursday, Friday, Saturday:
July 19, 20, 21
July 26, 27, 28
All shows are 8:00 p.m.

Under St. Mark’s Theater
94 St. Mark’s Place, New York City

$18 (at the door or online at www.smarttix.com)

Never ask a lost boy for directions!

New York – Music, magic mushrooms, Fairy Dust Beer? If Wendy Darling wanted an escape from her life in Jason Hookman’s office, she certainly found it with Pete and his band. Don’t judge her too much – working for the infamous art collector of Jolly Roger Publishing is no easy existence! For a nice girl who grew up too fast, with too much responsibility, a step back might be just the step forward she needs. Join Wendy as she explores her wild side on this journey of self-discovery that goes “straight-on till morning!”

The play – complete with original rock score – performed live – will make you laugh till you think!

The cast features Yasmeen Jawhar, Joe Yoga, Jen Perney, Bill Chambers, Brian (Beezy) Douglas, Marlon (Marbar) Kaltenborn, Sonseray Reed, Ben Williams, and Debby Bell. (Ben Williams appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association). Ms. Underwood directs this world premiere. Simona Berman and Debby Bell, stage management; Maurice Williams; lighting and audio; Brooke McGowan, photography; Jake Thomas; graphic art and promotional design.

WHO: Sanity Island presents
WHAT: the world premiere of A Wendy Story
WHERE: Under St. Mark’s Theater – 94 St. Mark’s Place – New York City
WHEN: Thursday, Friday, Saturday: July 19, 20, 21 and July 26, 27, 28. All shows: 8:00 p.m.
WHY: Because it’s time for Wendy’s side of things!
HOW MUCH: $18 www.smarttix.com or at the door

NATALIE UNDERWOOD (Playwright/Director/Bianca) is a writer, actor, magna cum laude graduate of Columbia University and happily employed Executive Assistant. Her body of work includes Ms. Claws in “Santa Goes South,” an animated stop-motion short produced by Peter Wallach and featured in the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival, and the role of the Transman’s girlfriend in “The Crab,” an official selection of the Hoboken International Film Festival 2012. She was one of three women in the ensemble showcase of new work, Amusing Lies and Lullabies, in 2008. She performed in Joe Yoga’s Scratch (2009) and John Murdock’s Ramblings of a Gentleman Scumbag (Donor’s Choice Award at 2010 Frigid Festival). She wrote, produced and starred in the drama, Buckle Up: The Journey of a Ride Home, in 2010. She hopes A Wendy Story makes you laugh as much as Buckle Up made you cry.

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