James V. O'Connor's Christmas Guest will play 12 performances at The Spiral Theatre Studio beginning Nov. 22 and continuing through Dec. 29.
The cast will feature Stuart Aion, Marina Barry, Jesse May, Vivian Meisner and Maria Silverman. Paula J. Riley directs.
Playwright O'Connor, press notes state, "takes an unshuttered look at family secrets and betrayal between parents and children. Michael McGrath has finally broken out on his own to rebuild his life from the ashes of an upbringing at the hands of an abusive, alcoholic father. In a tenement apartment in the Bronx on Christmas Eve, Michael learns that some ghosts are almost impossible to exorcise. A sincere and lucid story about how families try to hide their secrets from the people that they trust the most."
Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7 PM and Sundays at 6 PM.
The Spiral Theatre Studio is located at Paul Micheal's-The Network, 242 West 36th Street, 3rd floor, between 7th and 8th Avenues. For tickets, priced $18 general admission and $15 for seniors, are available by calling (212) 689-4362 or by visiting www.artful.ly/store/events/2034.
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