QWAN (Quality Without a Name) presents NOTES!!! and SWAN!!! at Berkshire Theatre Group's The Colonial Theatre on August 20 at 7:30pm featuring Christian Coulson, Jack Ferver, Jenn Harris, Randy Harrison, Phillip Taratula and Matthew Wilkas.
Tickets to QWAN Company Presents NOTES!!! and SWAN!!! are $20-$45. Contact the Stockbridge Campus Ticket Office at 83 East Main Street, by calling 413-298-5576 or the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444. Tickets can also be bought online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org. Ticket Offices are open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain. All plays, schedules, casting and prices are subject to change.
QWAN Company (Quality Without A Name) is coming to the Colonial to present two of their favorite dramatic parodied readings. Don't miss NOTES!!! based on the film Notes on a Scandal and SWAN!!!, a parody based on the film BLACK SWAN.
Both pieces are created and performed by Christian Coulson, Jack Ferver, Jenn Harris, Randy Harrison, Phillip Taratula and Matthew Wilkas. Time Out NY's Adam Feldman calls NOTES!!! "Uproarious…pure camp gold."
Christian Coulson: Theater: Travesties (McCarter), Dutch Masters (Berkshire Theatre Festival), Rumble Ghost (PS122), Ghosts (London's Gate Theatre), Festen (UK national tour), Journey's End (West End), Romeo and Juliet (Liverpool Playhouse). Film: Amateurs, Gayby, Leaving Circadia, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, The Hours, Four Feathers. TV: The Good Wife, Gossip Girl, Miss Marple, Charles II, Little Britain, Hornblower, Forsyte Saga, Love in a Cold Climate. Directing: Jeffery and Cole Make It Bigger (Here Arts Centre/Dixon Place), Kim Smith: Misfit (New York & Australia).
Jack Ferver is a choreographer, writer and performer living in New York City. He has been presented at The Kitchen (NYC), PS 122 (NYC), The New Museum (NYC), The Museum of Arts and Design (NYC), Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, MA), Diverse Works in conjunction with the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston (Houston, TX), Danspace Project (NYC), Abrons Art Center (NYC), and Théâtre de Vanves in France. Shorter and solo works have been presented at MoMA/PS1, Andrew Edlin Gallery, and NP Gallery (all NYC). His work has been written about in The New York Times, The Financial Times, The New Yorker, Artforum, Modern Painters, and Dance Magazine. As an actor he has been in numerous theatre, TV, and film projects, most recently the independent feature Gayby. He teaches privately as well as at New York University and Bard College, and has set choreography at The Juilliard School.
Jenn Harris: Off Broadway- Silence! The Musical, Modern Orthodox (Lucille Lortel Award & Theatre World Award) Understudied Julie White in The Understudy, New Jerusalem, Mercy on the Doorstep, Ashley Montana… Berkshire Theatre Festival- Pageant Play, The Heidi Chronicles. The Wilma Theatre-The Understudy. Williamstown- Blithe Spirit, God of Vengeance, The Winter's Tale, Street Scene. NY-The Plank Project, My Deah, The Dilemma of Drugs, Our Hit Parade at Joes Pub, SWAN!!!, NOTES!!! Film: Better Living Through Chemistry, Gayby (Official Selection SXSW 2012), A Case of You, For A Good Time Call, Confessions of A Shopaholic. TV: 30 Rock, Bored to Death, Law & Order, Law & Order C.I., Guiding Light. Boston University School for the Arts, L.A.M.D.A., The Second City (Chicago).
Randy Harrison is currently in the off-Broadway show, Silence! The Musical. He made his Broadway debut as Boq in Wicked. His other New York credits include The Singing Forest (Public Theatre/NYSF), Antony and Cleopatra (Theatre for a New Audience), Edward the Second (Red Bull Theater), A Letter from Ethel Kennedy (MCC), NOTES!!! and SWAN!! with the QWAN Company at PS122, Abrons Arts Center and Theatre 80, and numerous appearances in Our Hit Parade at Joe's Pub. Regionally, he most recently appeared as Ken in Red at the George Street Playhouse and Cleveland Playhouse as well as in Alan Bennet's The Habit of Art at the Studio Theatre in DC, Twelfth Night (Shakespeare Theatre, DC), Pop! (Yale Rep),The Glass Menagerie (Guthrie Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Siti Company/ASF). Randy has spent six very happy summers at BTG. Some favorites here include Tommy, Ghosts, Waiting for Godot and Amadeus. His film and television work includes five seasons on Showtime's Queer as Folk, Bang Bang You're Dead, and Gayby.