Theater Resources Unlimited announces Tony Chuck Cooper winner and Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli to lead the cast of No One Cries for the Blacksmith
The haster Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces that the third and final coin in the 2021 TRU Voices series, Nobody mourns the blacksmith, will feature Tony winner Chuck Cooper and Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET. This new two-handed game is part of the 22nd annual Virtual Play of TRU Voices New Plays, new pieces from TRU writers produced by TRU producers, presented with the generous support of The StoryLine Project. Tickets for the series are available at truboxoffice.com.
The “Dollars and Sense” industry panel discussion for Nobody mourns the blacksmith will include Margot Astrachan, producer (Prom, The gentleman’s guide …, Ghost musical comedy) ; Patrick Blake, producer (The 39 steps renaissance, Bedlam Theater’s Hamlet / St. Jeanne, Play dead, The exempt, In the continuum), founding artistic director of Rhymes Over Beats; TRU Voices sponsor RK Greene, executive director of The Storyline Project, producer (Farinelli and the King, Peter and the Starcatcher, A Time to Kill; The Lightning Thief to visit; off broadway Terms of affection, Cougar the musical; To come up Beau the musical); John Lant, independent producer (Fabulous, Frankenstein the Musical, Wicked City Blues), artistic director Write Act Repertory, producer The Park Theater in Union City NJ; Janel Scarborough, producer / script developer (Single Black Female, Welcome to America, Fotos), founding member of Backdoor Films; Cheryl Wiesenfeld, producer (four times Tony winner for Elaine Stritch: to freedom, The Gershwins Porgy and Bess, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, until the end; off broadway The exonerated, in the continuum, play dead).
“There is light at the end of every tunnel. Nobody mourns the blacksmith follows a hopeful New York cab driver and his commercial passenger confident of the best, the worst, and possibly the last day of their lives. Based on real events, this intense, humorous drama will take you on a journey wondering if these strangers-turned-friends will make it out alive.
Sunday July 11, 2021, 3:00 p.m. EDT Stephanie Pope Lofgren presents Nobody mourns the blacksmith by Lloyd Khaner directed by winner Tony Tonya Pinkins with winner Tony Chuck Cooper and nominee Tony Robert Cuccioli
On-demand video recording of previous playback of TRU voices Golden wings by Coolidge Harris II is available for purchase until Thursday evening July 1st at 7:55 p.m. The play was directed by Rain Pryor and produced by Benny Lumpkins Jr. It stars Tony winner Lillias White and Scotch Loring with Stanley Wayne Mathis, Jerome Preston Bates, Dan Saunders, Crystal Knighton, Sherman Edwards and Aliria Johnson. Available now on https://truboxoffice.com
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is the leading theater professional development network, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established for twenty-eight years to help producers produce, emerging theater companies to emerge healthily and all theater professionals to understand and navigate the world of the arts. Members include self-producing artists as well as career producers and theater companies. TRU publishes an e-mail community newsletter on services, goods and productions; presents monthly panels as well as new weekly community gatherings; offers a producer development and mentorship program taught by leading New York theater producers and general managers, and also presents producer training workshops to help aspirants develop their business skills. TRU serves writers through the TRU Voices Play Reading Series, Writer-Producer Speed Date, a hands-on drama-writing workshop, How to Write a Musical that Works, and a Director-Writer Communication Lab. Theater Resources Unlimited programs are supported in part by the Montage Foundation, The Storyline Project and the Leibowitz Greenway Foundation. For more information on TRU membership and programs, visit www.truonline.org.