STAGE PRODUCTION-ACTOR

Dietrich BONHOEFFER-Full Stage Production: “Bonhoeffer-Last Days,” Theologian and World War ll Dissident! Performances: 8-10 pm, Nov. 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2022 in Manhattan

Place: Producers’ Club, 358 West 44th Street, New York, New York, USA

The script writer: Tom Romano; the director & co-producer: Alan Baxter; co-producer: Frank Romano

The cast:

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Frank Romano

Eberhard Bethge: Gus Ferrari

Maria Von Wedemeyer: Julia Genoveva

Adam Clayton Powell: Marvin Camillo

SS Major: Justin Schilling? (not confirmed)

Hans Von Dohnanyi: Kevin Schivcharran

Sgt. Heinrich Fredrich: Steven Anthony

Various shadowy figures, part of flashbacks.

Figure 1 Stuart Beinhacker

Figure 2 Lizzy Marcano

Live VIDEO: DRAMATIC READING of the play:

BONHOEFFER-LAST DAYS

about German World War ll Dissident Dietrich BONHOEFFER! December 11th, 6 :30 pm, 2021 in Manhattan. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: German theologian who helped plan the assassination of Hitler during WWII.

The script writer: Tom Romano; the director & co-producer: Alan Baxter; co-producer: Frank Romano. Video and editing by Ronald Gaither.

A cast of 8 actors include:

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Frank Romano

Eberhard Bethge: Gus Ferrari

Maria Von Wedemeyer: Julia Genoveva

Adam Clayton Powell: Marvin Camillo

SS Major: Justin Schilling

Hans Von Dohnanyi: Kevin Schivcharran

Sgt. Heinrich Fredrich: Steven Guardino

Various shadowy figures, part of flashbacks.

Figure 1 Stuart Beinhacker

Figure 2 Lizzy Marcano

To view it, just click on the image below:

It took take place in Studio 353, Studio 1, 353 West 48th Street, New York, New York, USA.

This is a work in progress which means, pursuant to feedback by members of the audience, etc., the script and performances are being analyzed and improved.

However, after expressing that this reading was “highly successful,” many have suggested that it be taken to the next level. As such, the director & co-producer: Alan Baxter and co-producer: Frank Romano, contemplate making this into a full stage production at an “off-Broadway” venue.

To that end, Alan Baxter has formed a non-profit corporation, “Upbeat Performances,” endeavoring to attract contributors needed to take this play to the “Big Stage.”

To view it, click on the image below:

Live VIDEO: Q&A’s, live FEEDBACK from the AUDIENCE of the DRAMATIC READING of the play: “Bonhoeffer-Last Days”

including a heartfelt DEDICATION of the reading to ETHEL MAY ROMANO (Tom and Frank Romano’s mother), a former STAR actress with the Ashland Shakespearean Festival in 1940. She played the role of Rosalind in “As You Like It” and Beatrice in “Much Ado About Nothing.”

To View it, click on the image below:

The play is about a German Dissident Dietrich BONHOEFFER, a theologian who helped plan the assassination of Hitler during WWII. The reading took place on December 11th, 2021, 6 :30 pm, in Manhattan.

The script writer: Tom Romano; the director & co-producer: Alan Baxter; co-producer: Frank Romano.

A cast of 8 actors include:

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Frank Romano

Eberhard Bethge: Gus Ferrari

Maria Von Wedemeyer: Julia Genoveva

Adam Clayton Powell: Marvin Camillo

SS Major: Justin Schilling

Hans Von Dohnanyi: Kevin Schivcharran

Sgt. Heinrich Fredrich: Steven Guardino

Various shadowy figures, part of flashbacks.

Figure 1 Stuart Beinhacker

Figure 2 Lizzy Marcano

To view it, just click on the image below:

The reading took take place in Studio 353, Studio 1, 353 West 48th Street, NY, NY.

This is a work in progress. However, due to the reaction to the successful reading, the director & co-producer: Alan Baxter and co-producer: Frank Romano, contemplate taking the play to an “off-Broadway venue.”

Pursuant to that, Alan Baxter has formed a non-profit corporation, “Upbeat Performances,” endeavoring to attract contributors needed to take this play to an “Off-Broadway” venue.

To view it, click on the link below:

Bonhoeffer, the Last Days PLAY READING Q&A.mp4 – Google Drive

PHOTOS FROM ABOVE DRAMATIC READING: