Essential Self-Defense

Name: Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons)
Address: 416 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: March 15, 2007
Opening date: March 28, 2007
Closing date: April 15, 2007
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Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Edge Theater Producer
Playwrights Horizons Producer
Adam Rapp Playwright
Lucas Papaelias Original Music
Adam Rapp Original Music
Ray Rizzo Original Music
Carolyn Cantor Director
Joseph Travers Fight Director
David Korins Set Designer
Miranda Hoffman Costume Designer
Ben Stanton Lighting Designer
Eric Shim Sound Designer
Jessica Pabst Assistant Costume Designer
Cory Pattak Assistant Lighting Designer
Jorge Cortes Assistant Sound Designer
Rod Lemmond Associate Set Designer
Amanda Stevens Associate Set Designer
Charles M. Turner III Production Stage Manager
Courtney James Assistant Stage Manager
Shannon Nicole Case Production Manager
Ray Rizzo Musical Arrangements
Alaine Alldaffer Casting

Actor Role
Cheryl Lynn Bowers Sorrell
Guy Boyd Chuck the Barber
Michael Chernus Isaak Glinka
Joel Marsh Garland Klieg the Butcher
Heather Goldenhersh N/A
Lucas Papaelias Todd
Ray Rizzo Bob Beard
Paul Sparks Yul

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Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2007 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Sound Design Eric Shim Sound Designer
2 NOMINATED 2007 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actor in a Play Paul Sparks Actor
3 NOMINATED 2007 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music in a Play Lucas Papaelias Original Music
4 NOMINATED 2007 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music in a Play Adam Rapp Original Music
5 NOMINATED 2007 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music in a Play Ray Rizzo Original Music
6 NOMINATED 2007 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Set Design of a Play David Korins Set Designer
7 NOMINATED 2007 Hewes Design Award, Scenic Design David Korins Set Designer