Circle Jerk Finishes Its Run at Off-Broadway's The Connelly Theater June 25 | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Circle Jerk Finishes Its Run at Off-Broadway's The Connelly Theater June 25

Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley presented their 2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist play in a new hybrid production.

Patrick Foley and Michael Breslin in Circle Jerk at The Connelly Theater. Emilio Madrid

Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley’s Circle Jerk completes its Off-Broadway run at The Connelly Theater June 25. The hybrid in-person and live-stream production, presented by Fake Friends, began previews June 8, and officially opened June 14. Read reviews for the work here.

Set in wintertime on Gaymen Island, a summer retreat for the homosexual rich and famous, Circle Jerk follows two white gay internet trolls who scheme to take what they want in a chaotic mix of flip flops as three actors play nine roles. Breslin and Foley star with Cat Rodríguez.

Rory Pelsue directs, leading the creative team which features dramaturg Ariel Sibert, video and co-lighting designer David Bengali, co-lighting designer and video associate Ted Boyce-Smith, scenic and props designer Stephanie Osin Cohen, sound designer Kathy Ruvuna, costume designer Cole McCarty, wig and make-up designer Tommy Kurzman, stage manager Codey Leroy Butler, production manager Violet Asmara Tafari, technical director Jesse Mattes, assistant stage manager Carolina Arboleda, assistant scenic designer Anthony Freitas, video associate Stivo Arnoczy, video engineer Ted Charles Brown, production electrician The Sovereign Candle - Kent Sprague, and graphic designer Kameron Neal.

Miranda Gohh and Emma Orme co-produce the Off-Broadway production, with Jeremy O. Harris, Caroline Gart, and Salman Al-Rashid serving as executive producers. also serving on the producing team are Noah Eisenberg as co-producer and Steven Ebert as associate producer, with FourthWall Theatrical providing generous support.

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