Red Bike

Lifetime Achievement Obie Award Playwright’s

Red Bike

by Caridad Svich
Directed by Lisa Berger

January 18 – February 16
Opening Night: January 24, 2020
Previews: 1/18 and 1/19 @ 2pm, 1/23 @ 7:30pm

Thur @ 7:30pm
Fri & Sat @8pm
& Sun @2pm

About the Play

Red Bike imagines when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live. This play is that memory. Except it is now. Two performers play the same character in a wildly imaginative, physical and poetic performance unlike anything else. Red Bike is about the divide between those who have and those who long for. It captures the heart of middle America while pushing two actors to their limits in a highly choreographed theatrical duet of storytelling.

About the Playwright

Caridad Svich is an award-winning playwright, songwriter/lyricist, translator, and editor who was born in the United States of Cuban-Argentine-Spanish-Croatian parents.
A member of the New York’s New Dramatists, she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Master of Fine Arts at the University of California, San Diego. She has written over forty full-length plays and fifteen translations as well as other short works. Svich has been a guest artist at the Traverse Theater in Edinburgh and the Royal Court Theater and has taught playwriting workshops at Paine’s Plough Theater in London and the US-Cuba Writer’s Conference in Havana. She has been a guest lecturer at the Yale School of Drama and a visiting faculty member at Bennington College in Vermont.
Her awards and fellowships include an NEA/TCG Playwriting Residency at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre, a TCG/PEW National Theatre Artist Residency at INTAR, the Rosenthal New Play Prize at the Cincinnati Playhouse, the 2007 Whitfield Cook Prize for New Writing at New Dramatists, and the 2003 National Latino Playwriting Award. She has also been a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University, Jonathan R. Reynolds Playwright in Residence at Denison University, and Thurber House Fellow at Ohio State University. Svich is the founder of the performance collective NoPassport, an international theater alliance and press.

About the Director

Lisa Berger  is a director and teacher. Her San Diego directing credits include When It Comes and Skelton Crew (The Old Globe, reading), The Car Plays: Incident Row (Wow Festival); The Car Plays: We Wait (LaJolla Playhouse, Moving Arts) The Whale (reading; LaJolla Playhouse), Paper Cities (LaJolla Playhouse) Parlour Song (Backyard Renaissance) Anatomy of Gray, Eurydice and A Streetcar Named Desire (USD), The Collector (Animal Cracker Conspiracy) Righteous Exploits (So Say We All),   A Behanding in Spokane (Cygnet Theatre)Buried Child, Simpatico,Things We Want (New Village Arts), Killer Joe (Compass Theatre)(Patte Award), Miss Julie (Stone Soup), Crimes of the Heart and Anonymous(Canyon Crest Academy) Buried Child (UCSD) The Long Christmas Ride Home (Patte Award) and Looking for Normal (Diversionary Theatre), Handbag (AASD) and Islands of Repair (NYC Fringe). Additional directing credits include House of Blue LeavesOur Town, The Boys Next Door, Picnic, Laughing Wild and several children’s musical for the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s Creating Original Opera programShe received her MFA from the University of Montana and is also a graduate of The William Esper Studio in New York City She currently teaches at Mira Costa College, City College and University of San Diego. She is co-artistic director of Meisner/Chekhov Integrated Training Studio.

Special Performance Dates

Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 @ 8pm – Opening Night: RED BIKE
Join MOXIE for the Opening Night performance. Afterward, attend a post-show party to celebrate with the cast, enjoy libations catered by Garden Kitchen, and mingle with MOXIE VIPs.
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Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 @8pm  Brigade Night: RED BIKE
Join MOXIE and the powerful group of lesbian community leaders, The Bechdel Brigade, which advocates for MOXIE’s mission to create more diverse and honest images of women for our culture, for a pre-show reception with the director, and enjoy catered libations from Event Sponsor, The Wild Thyme Company.  Learn more about The Bechdel Brigade.
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Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 @ 2pm  Second Sunday Q & A
Join the actors from RED BIKE for a post-show discussion to learn more about the play and enrich your theatre-going experience.
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Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 @ 10am  Senior/Student Matinee
Join the actors from RED BIKE for a post-show discussion to learn more about the play and enrich your theatre-going experience.
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Ticket Pricing*:

Previews | $23-28 (January 18 – 23, 2020
Opening Night | $43-48 (January 24)
General Admission | $33-41 (January 25 – February 16)
Senior/Student Matinee | $15

Group Rates and Discounts:
Groups of 10 or more | 25% off per ticket
Groups of 15 or more | 35% off per ticket

*Please note that pricing is subject to change according to availability. Please call the Box Office (858) 598-7620 for specific pricing.

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