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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2007 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination
Outstanding Sound Design, Eric Shim

2007 Henry Hewes Design Award Nomination
Scenic Design, David Korins

2007 Drama Desk Award Nomination
1. Outstanding Actor in a Play, Paul Sparks
2. Outstanding Music for a Play, Ray Rizzo, Adam Rapp, Lucas Papaelias
3. Outstanding Set Design of a Play, David Korins

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