April 28, 2019 –
Resident of NYC’s fabled Greenwich Village for nearly half a century, storyteller Regina Ress lovingly brings us the voices of her neighbors, along with her own, as we meet old Italians and homeless angels, supreme court justices and mafia dons, 9/11 volunteers, and the Provincetown Playhouse’s founding poet, Edna St Vincent Millay. The stories are true, (or at least mainly true!) and give a glimpse of the diversity of life in the ‘hood. Regina will be joined by another long- time Village denizen, jazz musician Michael Moss.
Regina Ress is an award winning storyteller, actor, author, and educator who has performed and taught from Broadway to Brazil, in English and Spanish, in settings from grade schools to senior centers, prisons to Carnegie Hall, homeless shelters to The White House. She is a founding member of Healing Voices-Personal Stories, which produces short films on domestic violence. Regina teaches applied storytelling at NYU and produces this long-running storytelling series at the Provincetown Playhouse. www.Reginaress.com
Jazz composer Michael Moss has been a part of the downtown music scene for over 50 years. He’s led musical groups such as Accidental Orchestra and New York Free Quartet, and collaborated with a wide array of artists including puppeteer Ralph Lee, choreographer Judith Moss, and storyteller Diane Wolkstein. His musical offerings appear on Regina Ress’s CD New York and Me and on numerous CDs released on his label, 4th Stream Records. https://m2-theory.com