Thursday, April 20, 2023

New York's Axial Theater Presents Spring Events: Reading of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love and Original Plays, Acting Classes and Youth Leadership Event

Axial Theater presents a staged reading of Same Shepard's Fool for Love on April 22nd. New to the cast of this reading is Bruce Aparr.

See below for Cactus Flowers, their online readings as well as new workshops for spring.

Join us April 22nd!

Axial Theatre is proud to present a staged reading of “Fool for Love” by Sam Shepard, directed by Rachel Jones.

Featuring Catherine BanksAnthony Barresi JrDan Walworth, and Pat McGuinness with stage directions by Rofa Abayon

Followed by a post performance discussion of the play with Axial Artistic Director Cady McClain

When: Saturday, April 22nd at 7:00pm EST

Where: St John’s Episcopal Church, Parish Hall

Address: 8 Sunnyside Ave, Pleasantville, NY 10570

Ticket Cost: $25 Adults, #10 Students



April 27th - April 30th

“Best of Cactus Flowers,”

“Robust Admixture,”


“a connected place”

at Bethany Arts Community

April 27th at 8PM

Join us for a Westchester reading of “a connected place” by Youlim Nam

April 28th at 8PM

April 29th at 3PM and 8PM

April 30th at 3PM

Join us for a production of “BEST OF CACTUS FLOWERS”

Plays chosen as THE BEST of 2022 are:

“Like Miriam” by Jacquelyn Reingold

“Not Like Us” by Mark Harvey Levine

“Civil Disobedience” by Lori Myers

“Constituent” by Karin Diann Williams

“ROBUST ADMIXTURE,” a short film derived from the work of BK Fisher’s novella in verse, “Ceive,” will be premiering at each evening performance.


Sunday, April 16th from 3PM - 5PM

Join Cady McClain as she reprises her “The Art and The Business” workshop. Along with individualized career coaching, she is adding to the curriculum how to balance a day job and your creative career.


Sunday, May 7th from 3PM - 5PM

Join Najah Imani Muhammad for “The Power of Your Voice: A Youth Leadership Workshop.” In this workshop, teens will learn the power of using their voice to effectively lead and work as a team.


"Thank you so much for this valuable information and the workshop was just spot on. Really appreciate you holding it Cady. I took away some clear, simple actions and next steps. The strategic aspect was very grounded and realistic though easy to apply with some pre-planning, and a lovely spreadsheet!" - Jacqueline R. Bhavaraju

Thank you to ArtsWestchester and the William T Morris Foundation for your invaluable support!