By Claude Solnik
Directed by Justin Bennett
October 13 – October 23
OCT 13 - OCT 23; THU, FRI, SAT @ 8 PM, SUN @ 3 PM

Executive Director, Crystal Field



OCT 13 – OCT 23

THU, FRI, SAT @ 8 PM, SUN @ 3 PM

TICKETS: $18 General, $15 Seniors and Students
Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Street)


A couple comes up with a daring game to spice up their relationship, and then decide to take things a step further. A film noir style play in which the stakes increase as the game gets real and it becomes tougher to tell the player from the played.

Fun and Games program

Marisa Sullivan – Bethany
Joshua Gutierrez* – Kevin
Enrique Huili – Nate
Arisael Rivera* – Denny
Leo Delgado* – Sweeney
Bridgette Leath – Cop

*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association

Behind the Scenes
Justin Bennett – Director
Claude Solnik – Playwright
Mikaela Blanchard – Stage Manager
Marsh Shugart – Sound/Lighting
Everett Clark – Costumes
Mengyi Liu – Set design

Justin Bennett (Director) has studied directing with Tony winner Rebecca Taichman.  He directed The Adding Machine Off-Broadway.  Other select professional NYC directing credits:  All My Sons, The Boys Next Door, Separate Tables, 45 Seconds From Broadway, Waiting in the Wings, It’s a Wonderful Life:  A Live Radio Play.  Justin is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.  Favorite acting roles include Jean in Rhinoceros at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater in Cape Cod and Brom Bones in Legend of Sleepy Hollow at East Lynne Theater Company in Cape May, NJ.  Other NYC acting credits:  Twelfth Night, Three Sisters, Macbeth, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, As You Like It, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, King Lear.  He is also a pianist.  Graduated Summa Cum Laude from LaGrange College with a BA in Theater Arts.

Claude Solnik is a journalist, playwright and founder of the Textile Co.  Many of his plays have had New York City debuts at Theater for the New City, where he is playwright in residence. His play Victoria Woodhull chronicles the life  of the first woman to run for president.  Caretaker of Corofin, Sandcastles, The Bohemians, Grace is Good, The Lady From Limerick, Nowhere Man, Pedro Castillo is Innocent, Imagine, The Fare all debuted at TNC. His play Harmony in A Flat was presented at the Triad in Manhattan with original music by Mike Borgia. A Life in the Rye about J.D. Salinger was named among the top ten plays of the year by


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