All New Solo Performances based on interviews with Metropolitan’s neighbors.
Drawn from interviews with the theater’s neighbors, these verbatim monologues are “great theater….storytelling at its best” (Hi Drama) that capture “the face of the East Village – with all its grit, darkness, ferocity, and yes – life-saving beauty” (TheaterScene.net). To date, the theater has celebrated the lives of 92 neighbors through the series.
Marisol Carrere as Nick Drakides, crooner among the stars
Linda Kuriloff* as Marcia A. Richard, addiction counselor
Michael Turner* as Rafik Bouzgarrou, chef and owner of Bin 141
*members of Actor’s Equity Association. Close Up is an AEA approved showcase.