Below 14th St. Productions

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Founded to develop and produce theater that reflects the current state of the world, Below 14th St. Productions is dedicated to bringing bold, relevant and insightful new stories to the stage and screen that have the power to transform.

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FEATURED THEATER MAKER

Prasad Paul Duffy 

Playwright - Director - Producer

Prasad Paul Duffy is a non-binary theatermaker. A graduate of NYU Drama and Film School, Prasad wrote and directed “St. Mark’s Place,” an immersive play about houseless people in New York City’s East Village in 1985. In 2017, Prasad wrote and directed the rock musical, “Revolutionary,” a futuristic drama about American youth fighting a  totalitarian government, first in Hollywood, followed by a second production Off-Off Broadway, at Theater For The New City in 2019. Prasad has written numerous plays, including “Joe’s Paradise” a musical comedy about about female pole dancers, and “Strokes of Genius,” a bio-play about the abstract expressionist artists, Lee Krasner, Elaine DeKooning and Helen Frankenthaler, which was workshopped at Theater for the New City in 2022. 

   As a theater director, Prasad has also staged plays by other playwrights including “Bullpen”(1986) by Dennis Watlington, a drama about racism between black inmates, starring Gian Carlo Esposito and Wendell Pierce, “When The Chickens Come Home to Roost” (1984) about Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad, by Laurence Holder, “Whores of Heaven” a musical based on Machiavelli’s “The Mandrake”(1986), “And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little” by Paul Zindel, (1983) and “Tea and Sympathy” by Robert Anderson (1981). Prasad is also the author of two non-fiction books, “Dancing As The Infinite” (2003) and “You Are Love”  (2020).

 www.prasadpaulduffy.com

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