Rivers of January
An Irons in the Fire Project
October 14, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Jennifer Muller / The Works Studio
Written by Ben Snyder
Directed by Aaron Rossini
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When three old friends meet in Rio for New Years, secrets from their past and impending civil unrest, threaten to tear them apart.
Ben Snyder is a screenwriter, filmmaker, and playwright. His feature film directorial debut, 11:55, with Julia Stiles and John Leguizamo is available on most streaming platforms. Ben was the writer for the Sundance award-winning documentary The Wolfpack. He has developed television for BET, Channel 4, Lionsgate, and was a Staff Writer for the upcoming Netflix series Grand Army. His original series, Nobody's Nobody's, starring Andre Holland and Michael K. Williams, is in development at Warner Bros. Ben's plays have been produced at P.S. 122, The Vineyard Theater, Crossroads Theatre, The Apollo Theater, New York Stage and Film, and at HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. His play Shoe Story was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Another play of his, In Case You Forget, is published in the anthology, "Say Word! Voices from Hip Hop Theater," Michigan Press. He is a member of Labyrinth Theater Company and the Writers Guild of America East. Ben teaches screenwriting and television writing at Brooklyn College. More about his work can be found at www.twicepaper.com
Aaron Rossini is a founder and Artistic Director at Fault Line Theatre. He is a director, producer, actor and teacher. He received his B.F.A. from Miami University of Ohio and completed his M.F.A. at the Brown University/Trinity Rep Graduate Program. Fault Line Theatre: Round Table, The Oregon Trail, The Wedge Horse, At the Table, Breathing Time, The Faire, From White Plains, From the Same Cloth, Frogs, Doctor Faustus, and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. New York: Shakespeare at the Manor, Guerrilla Shakespeare Project, Funny Sheesh Productions, Sanguine Theater Company, Target Margin Theatre, Fringe NYC, Planet Connections, Emerging Artists Theater, Young Playwrights, Inc. Regional: Trinity Rep, New Jersey Shakespeare, Kitchen Theatre Company, White Heron Theatre Co., The Gamm Theatre, Purple Rose Theatre Company, Michigan Shakespeare Festival, The Boar’s Head Theatre, The Mosh Pit Theatre.
Poster Art by Sean Devare
Photography by Lillian Cole