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The Penalty – 1920 book adapted to the stage by Clay McLeod Chapman for Apothetae Theater Company

The Penalty 

 inspired by the novel of the same name by Gouverneur Morris, and its film adaptation, starring Lon Chaney.

Written by CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN

Directed by KRIS THOR
Music and Lyrics by ROBERT M. JOHANSON CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN
Starring: Gregg Mozgala, Sarah Buffamanti & Phillip Taratula 
Commissioned by DIXON PLACE & THE APOTHETAE

Gregg Mozgala as Blizzard in The PenaltyGregg Mozgala ‘begs’ the public as the character Blizzard in The Penalty.

The cast of The Penalty.

(The Chorus/Burlesquers) Javana Mundy, Claire Sanderson, Jacob Boggs, Ilaria Tarozzi, Rachel Handler

Gregg Mozgala performing as Bliizzard in the Penalty

Sara Buffamanti (Sophie Ferris) Gregg Mozgala (Blizzard)

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2013.06.12_Penalty.337 Gregg Mozgala (Blizzard), Sara Buffamanti (Sophie Ferris), Phillip Taratula (Dr. Ferris),

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Jacob Boggs, Gregg Mozgala (Blizzard), Phillip Taratula (Dr. Ferris), Claire Sanderson

2013.06.12_Penalty.516Claire Sanderson, Rachel Handler, Phillip Taratula (Dr. Ferris)

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Great writing by Clay McCleod Chapman, skilled directing by Kris Thor and wonderful performances by the entire cast!

GO SEE IT!

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For more information on The Penalty go here!

REVIEW IN NY THEATRE  here.

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To see the original film with Lon Chaney go here.

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Vaudevisuals Interview with Gregg Mozgala – Artistic Director of Apothetae Theater Company – THE PENALTY

Apothetae TheaterCo's production of The Penalty


Vaudevisuals interview with actor/playwright and artistic director of Apothetae Theater Company.
Gregg talks about the upcoming production of “The Penalty” to be performed at Dixon Place beginning
June 14th, 2013.
Inspired by the 1920’s film THE PENALTY starring Lon Chaney. Adapted for Apothetae Theater Company by Clay Mcleod Chapman. Music and lyrics by Robert Johanson and Clay Mcleod Chapman.
Directed by Kris Thor

For more information on Apothetae Theater Company:
http://theapothetae.org/home.html

Interview originally appeared on:
https://vaudevisuals.com

Lon Chaney on Wikipedia:

Additional Information on The Penalty:

Dixon Place ticket information: