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David Van Asselt: A FABLE

Written By David Van Asselt
Directed By Daniel Talbott
Produced By Rising Phoenix Repertory in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater at Cherry Lane Theatre

The epic adventure of an idealist spurred on by love to right a long-forgotten wrong, A Fable follow his encounters with a whole cast of characters — colorful and corrupt, lucky and ill-fated — as they each grope their way through a landscape of nationwide strife and corporate greed. A play of dualities, A Fable takes into question how each choice we make can drastically change our ending.


Edward Carnevale Liza Fernandez Dawn-Lyen Gardner Maxwell Hamilton Jerry Matz
Hubert Point-Du Jour
Eileen Rivera Pamela Shaw Sarah Shaefer
Samantha Soule Alok Tewari Sanford Wilson
Gordon Joseph Weiss


Scenic Design John McDermott
Lighting Design Joel Moritz
Costume Design Tristan Raines
Sound Design Janie Bullard
Projection Design Kaitlyn Pietras
Choreography UnkleDave's Fight-House (fight choreo)
Songs and Music Elizabeth Swados
Music Arrangements and Direction Trevor Bachman

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(Former Artistic Director of Rattlestick) While working on a play at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in 2014, Scott Haze and James Franco decided to join forces with David Van Asselt, Artistic Director of Rattlestick, to create Rattlestick West. Rattlestick, known for its work with emerging American artists, has produced over 90 world premieres in its 20-year history. Haze, founder of The Sherry Theater in Los Angeles, brought in his producing partner Lukas Behnken and the Sherry team with over 10 years of doing theater in LA to form this new bi-coastal collective.

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