Hard Travelin' with Woody

Coney Island USA Events

Hard Travelin' with Woody

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

A multimedia one-man show with the music and artworks of Woody Guthrie written and performed by Randy Noojin.

Hop a box car through the Dustbowl with Woody Guthrie and commune with the spirit, stories and songs of America's iconic folksinger, saint-of-the-workingman and poet-of-the-people as he plays for a union meeting of striking mine workers on the verge of yielding to vigilante violence.

The critics agree:
"Captures the spirit of Woody, solid, entertaining work that should travel far and wide in these hard times, just like Guthrie himself." - THE HUFFINGTON POST

"A constant delight." - NYTHEATRE.COM

"Blows the dust off Guthrie's standards, rescuing it from mere homage, transforming it into a call for united action against greed." - BACKSTAGE.COM

For video, audio and more, please visit www.HardTravelinShow.com

Randy Noojin's plays have been commissioned and produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre, Bloomington Playwrights Project, Circle Rep Lab, as well as nationwide and internationally; they are published by Dramatic Publishing Company.  Randy holds an M.F.A. from The University of Iowa's Playwrights Workshop.  The feature film based on his play Unbeatable Harold premiered on Showtime, starring Dylan McDermott, Charles Durning and Henry Winkler.   Hard Travelin' with Woody was originally produced at FringeNYC.  Randy has acted in hundreds of plays regionally and in New York at La Mama, E.T.C., Circle Repertory, Circle-in-the-Square, Circle Rep Lab, and The Drilling Company.  Film: Die Barkley, The Bench; Television: Boardwalk Empire, Royal Pains.

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