The Ensemble Studio Theatre has a long, long history of developing, supporting and producing new works and new playwrights, including yours truly. In fact, they were tagged in everybody's favorite book as the top developmental theatre in New York (as selected by playwrights). Go, E.S.T.! But in recent months, as I think I've mentioned here, they've become known for something else: awesome dance parties. The shows come down, the set gets cleared, and the music starts up. Fun ensues.
E.S.T. is just about to open a new production, Lenin's Embalmers by Vern Thiessen, as part of their 10-year old EST/Sloan Project, which produces new plays about science and technology. You can read a bit about the background of the play here. And, on Saturday, March 13th, they're hosting a dance party after the show.
Double-bonus: they're offering a $10 discount to readers of this old blog. That means you! Go here for tickets to the 7 p.m. Saturday, March 13th performance and use the code JTIX99. Come out to see the show, then join me on the dance floor for some grooving. It will be something remarkably similar to this.