Friday, September 2, 2011

Rabbit Hole Talk-Back Night

Talk-Back Night with Rabbit Hole Director and Cast
Moderator Alix Spiegel of National Public Radio,
includes guest Psychologist Dr. Robin Haight

Rabbit Hole is a touching story about the different ways a couple overcomes the accidental death of their child.  Set eight months later after the loss of their son, this delicate and poignant narrative explores blame, grief and resilience.

Join The Little Theatre of Alexandria for a conversation moderated by National Public Radio reporter Alix Spiegel with the director and cast of Rabbit Hole and guest psychologist Dr. Robin Haight as they discuss overcoming and processing loss and how the director and cast approached the subject matter and roles.

LTA continues its long tradition of powerful dramas with this challenging Pulitzer-prize winning play written by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Joanna Henry and produced by Rachel Alberts and Bobbie Herbst.

WHO

Alix Spiegel, a National Public Radio reporter, works on the science desk and covers psychology.  She is the recipient of the George Foster Peabody Award, Livingston Award, and Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

Robin Haight, PsyD, a clinical psychologist in Northern Virginia, works with the adolescents, adults and couples, helping them move forward with their lives.  She oversees public education initiatives for the Northern Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (NVACP).

Joanna Henry, director of Rabbit Hole, has directed more than 65 productions over the past 20 years.  Recipient of two ACT Awards for best director and 2005 nominee for the Alexandria Arts Commission's Alex Award for Education in the Arts, she is also a drama and literature teacher at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria.

The Rabbit Hole Cast - An award winning ensemble of actors: Andy Izquierdo, eight time nominee and three time recipient of the Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH); Rebecca Lenehan, also a WATCH recipient; Karen Jadlos Shotts, two time WATCH awardee for Best Actress; Rebecca Phillips and Collin Chute.  Additional information about the cast is available online, http://www.thelittletheatre.com/meetthecast.html

WHEN & WHERE
TALK-BACK IS A FREE EVENT OPEN TO PUBLIC
Friday, September 16, 2011, immediately following the performance of Rabbit Hole. 
Play is from 8pm - 10pm. (Tickets required for play. Talk-Back is FREE.)
The Little Theatre of Alexandria
600 Wolfe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-683-5778

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