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Opening Night is 3/23/12
The Busy World Is Hushed
March 23rd - April 15th, 2012
A Play By Keith Bunin
How do you reconcile love, faith and family?
Join us for a night of intrigue, romance, conflict and searching for home. A Episcopalian Bible Scholar, her estranged son and the writer hired to help her finish her manuscript face unexpected consequences when old family secrets are revealed and new choices must be made.
"As a playwright I am drawn to the pain we face and the problems we cause when we try to love each other." ---Keith Bunin
Meet The Cast of The Busy World Is Hushed
Mari Geasair- as Hannah
Mari is delighted to be making her debut with Ignite Theatre! She has recently returned to Colorado to live permanently after having been in Seattle the last four years and she is enjoying the warm and sunny atmosphere here. Local audiences may remember Mari from her recent performance at the Aurora Fox in Something Wicked This Way Comes, and in the Vintage Theatre Production of Fat Pig produced here at the Aurora Fox Studio. Other recent roles include Nurse in Romeo and Juliet for Green Stage in Seattle and Murderers for Vintage Theatre her in Colorado.
Chris Silberman- as Brandt
Chris Silberman is extremely excited to be portraying Brandt in The Busy World is Hushed. He most recently performed in Vintage Theatre's Love, Valour, Compassion, also under the direction of the great Bernie Cardell. Chris also works on the staff of the Physically Handicapped Actors & Musical Artists League (PHAMALY).
Tim McGrath- as Thomas
Tim McGrath is an exciting young stage and film actor. On the stage, McGrath has been critically acclaimed in performances of Shakespeare, Noel Coward, and has just come off the stage of a 1600-seat house as the lead in THE GIVER. In film, McGrath will next appear opposite Clive Owen in the film CITIES. An Academy Award winning producer described McGrath as following: "Tim McGrath looks like Bradley Cooper's younger brother and he's got the intelligence and charm of Robert Downey Jr." McGrath's career in the entertainment industry has been explosive. In the past few years he has done 18 films, working with talent such as Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kim Basinger, Ashton Kutcher, Sharon Stone, Channing Tatum, Woody Harrelson. McGrath's films have screened at the Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Berlin and Venice Film Festivals, among others. McGrath got his start acting while he was an assistant on a film. During the casting session the director asked McGrath to read opposite the auditioning talent. After the reading, the director and other producers were adamant that McGrath play the lead role. He is thrilled to be working with Keith, Bernie, Andy, Mari and Chris, and the awesomeness that is The Ignite Theatre.
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Meet the Writer. An Interview with Keith Bunin
Plan Your Night Out
The Busy World is Hushed will be produced at the Aurora Fox Theatre 9900 E. Colfax Avenue. Convenient and Free parking is located on Elmira Street, to the East of the Fox's main entrance, behind the theatre and behind the library to the West of the theatre.
Ignite Theatre recommends these establishments for dinner and drinks before the show!
Hamburger Mary's Denver