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Urban Stages Theater
259 West 30th Street (bet 7th and 8th Avenues)
For tickets, call Ovationtix, 1.866.811.4111

Urban Stages Adm. Office:
555 8th Avenue, #1800


Seven Rabbits on a Pole

by John C. Picardi, directed by Frances W. Hill
Extended through May 23rd!
Love, lust, opera, and art... enjoy Picardi's latest play. As part of his Italian American series, this heartwarming humorous and touching story of the Great Depression and a courageous Italian immigrant family finding their way through rapidly changing times.
The cast for SEVEN RABBITS includes Urban Stages' veterans as well as newcomers to the company. Bob Ari appeared in Urban Stages' Pieces of the Sky, as well as on Broadway in Bells are Ringing and Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Stephanie Cozart has performed the hit show The Syringa Tree at regional theaters all across the country; she will make her New York Off-Broadway debut with Seven Rabbits after working with Frances Hill on Mr. Picardi's The Sweepers at Capital Rep. Rounding out the cast will be Linda Cook (Pride's Crossing on Broadway, and also "Guiding Light" and "As the World Turns"), Brian Hutchison (Proof and The Invention of Love on Broadway), Kahan James ("Guiding Light", "Law & Order", Globe Theatre Pentecost directed by Mark Lamos), and Anthony Veneziale (featured role on "Sex & The City", as well as shows with the New Group and at the Adirondack Theater Festival).
Set and Lighting Design by Roman Tatarowicz/Costume Design by Kevin Brainerd
Sound Design by Jane Shaw
Original Song by Colm Clark
Production Stage Manager J.B. McLendon
ASM Fran Rubenstein
Choreographer Chad Shiro
Fight Director Marius Hanford IV
Technical Director Steve Friday

Publicity by Brett Singer & Associates, LLC
Casting Director Stephanie Klapper, Casting Assistant, Kelly Gillespie
Endorsed by The National Order of the Sons of Italy and John D. Calandra Italian American Institute.



"Epic in the making!" The New York Times

"Storytelling at its finest" Curtain Up
"Tono positivo, nobile. Quel che i nostri genitori e parenti han dato a questa societa... Precisa regia di una compagnia ottima, affiatata. Spettacolo racomandato." Mario Fratti, America Oggi
"Hope, dreams, pride, politics, love, lust and awful guilt drive this drama, bringing to mind the tortured souls and familty relationships found in the best of O'Neill... The superior cast brings Mr. Picardi's play to riveting life." Lawrence Van Gelder, WQXR
listen to full clip here.
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