You Are Now The Owner Of This Suitcase
by Mando Alvarado, Jenny Lyn Bader, Barbara Cassidy, Les Hunter, Joy Tomasko, Gary Winter,
and Stefanie Zadravec.
Conceived & Directed by Ari Laura Kreith
A young woman arriving from Ecuador accidentally switches suitcases with a mysterious stranger. Her quest to recover this missing suitcase leads her to encounter lovers, dreamers, fighters, a magical cell phone, books that come to life, and the best guitar player in the world. Inspired by folk tales and fairytales gathered on the streets of the world's most diverse neighborhood.
Featuring: Mariana Cardenas*, Tori Ernst, Nathaniel Gotbaum, Nic Grelli*, John D. Haggerty*, Kevis Hillocks, Michael Markham*, Pooya Mohseni, Elodie Morss, Mauricio Pita, Derick James Sherrier Jr.
WHAT THE CRITICS SAY:
"Directed and conceived by Ari Laura Kreith it is a romp through magical realism at its finest."--NY Theatre Guide
"(A) magical realist tale of hope, love, diversity, and community in New York City...The actors are uniformly excellent...You Are Now the Owner of This Suitcase creates a fresh, fun, lively vision that will appeal to lifelong residents, the newest of arrivals, and the other 7 million people in the City." --Culture Catch
"Filled with a talented cast of splendid performances, this geographical and magical journey transported the audience with imaginative staging, colors and a story line that reaches out and touches the heart.
Perfect for all ages!" --Broadway World