2017-18 Season Announcement

June 29, 2017


Announces 2017-18 Season


New York, NY:  Stable Cable Lab Co. (Artistic Director, Lisa Jill Anderson; Producing Director, Margaret Santa Maria) has announced its 2017-18 season featuring the 4th annual LiveWire: An Evening of Short New Plays, the inaugural Static: An Intergenerational Playwrights Experiment, and the world premiere of Hal & Bee by Max Baker.


The season launches in August with the fourth annual LiveWire, a one-night-only festival with live music, drinks, and five world premiere short plays centered around a chosen theme by some of Stable Cable’s favorite writers.  This year’s LiveWire theme is “The World of Tomorrow” and is produced by Alice Johnson and Arthur Kriklivy.  Playwrights and more details to be announced in July.


The season continues in December with Static: An Intergenerational Playwrights Experiment at IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street, Buzzer 3B).  Is age just a number? Does time divide us? In the first ever Static: An Intergenerational Playwrights Experiment, Stable Cable brings together two playwrights of different generations to craft two brand new one-act plays centering on the same theme, which will be performed back-to-back. The inaugural Static writers are millennial, Stephen Brown and baby boomer, Tim Pinckney.  Performances are December 14-17, 2017.  Tickets ($18 in advance, $20 at the door) may be purchased at


In March, Stable Cable Lab Co. teams up with New Light Theater Project for the world premiere of Hal & Bee by Max Baker (Live From the Surface of the Moon, Because Me, The Conspiracists), directed by Sarah Norris at a theater to be announced.  Hal & Bee is a dark comedy about an aging hippie couple trying to hold on to their bohemian roots while dealing with the impending sale of their Upper West Side apartment building and the deadly familiarity of their own relationship. On sale date for tickets TBD.



STABLE CABLE LAB CO. is a non-profit organization that strives to create an environment for new work and theater artists to flourish. We do this through developmental readings and workshops, ensemble laboratories and training, and productions. We are dedicated to producing new plays that are intrinsically theatrical, ensemble-driven and bold. Stable Cable Lab Co. first informally came together and started to develop work in 2011 with its founding members (Lisa Jill Anderson, Brian Edelman, and Seth Hamlin), and began consistently producing work under the name "Stable Cable Lab Co." in 2012. Productions include: the world premiere of The Conspiracists written and directed by Max Baker at IRT Theater in 2017; In the Event of My Death by Lindsay Joy, directed by Padraic Lillis at IRT Theater in 2016; the workshop production of Terminalia by Collin McConnell, directed by J.K. Musser at IRT Theater in 2016; Because Me written & directed by Max Baker at the Wild Project in 2015; Live from the Surface of the Moon written & directed by Max Baker (recipient of an LMCC MCAF grant) at the Wild Project in 2015; the workshop production of #WHATIWASWEARING (in collaboration with Arethusa Speaks) at the Wild Project in 2015; the workshop production of Accidents Waiting to Happen by Jonathan Libman, directed by Padraic Lillis at IRT Theater in 2014;  the workshop production of Nibbler by Ken Urban, directed by Stephen Brackett at Theatre54 in 2013; the workshop production of the devised piece i love you more than all the stars in the sky with text by Emily Daly (featured in foolsFURY's Factory Parts in San Francisco, CA) in 2013; the devised piece The Eden Project directed by Seth Hamlin, choreographed by KC Luce (world premiere as part of the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City and workshop production at The Bridge Theater) in 2012; the world premiere of Barter (Or, Stealing Other People’s Credit Cards) by Emily Daly, directed by Jonathan Libman (Washington DC Capital Fringe) in 2012; and the annual LiveWire Short Play Festival in 2014,  2015, and 2016 featuring works by playwrights including Halley Feiffer, Christopher Gabriel Nuñez, Nat Cassidy, Breanna Foister, Emily Daly, and more.


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