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WIMBERLEY wins OUSTANDING DIRECTION in MITF!

CONTRATULATIONS to BIANCA and MICHAEL!!

Wimberley directors Bianca Puorto and Michael Blatt are the winners of the Outstanding Direction award from the Midtown International Theatre Festival!!

Michael Blatt has been with the play since its inception at The Actors Studio Drama School where he helped develop the script from the ground up. Bianca joined the team this year to bring the play to MITF and to bring it to the big screen.

Both Bianca and Michael are on board to direct the short film adaptation of WIMBERLEY this Spring. Fundraising efforts for the film are ongoing. Please become a part of this incredible project!

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Help Get Us to Wimberley

The WIMBERLEY creative team has just launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise money for the Wimberley short film. We believe this story is more important than ever today. Please consider contributing to this project so that we can reach everyone with this story, no matter where they are.

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WIMBERLEY back in rehearsal

Actors Peter Ferraiolo and Josh Trant

Actors Peter Ferraiolo and Josh Trant

The original cast is back in the rehearsal room to bring Wimberley back to life two years after its original workshop production in the Actors Studio Drama School playwright/director unit.

Check out today's write-up in Broadway World and get your tickets for the limited run now!

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WIMBERLEY to be remounted at Midtown International Theatre Festival [Updated]

WIMBERLEY, directed by Michael Blatt, will play at The Jewel Box Theatre Oct 31 at 7pm, Nov 3rd at 7:30pm, and Nov 4th at 6pm. It will feature performances from original cast members Josh Trant and Peter Ferraiolo. Bianca Puorto will join the production team for this run as producer and assistant director.

Set in a small Texas town, Wimberley explores the boundaries of friendship between two former football players after the glories of high school are over.

A film adaptation of Wimberley is also currently in pre-production.

Wimberley (formerly known as Hole) was developed in a workshop production at The Actors Studio Drama School. This is the first time the production will be open to the public.

UPDATE: A fourth performance date has been added on November 5th at 8pm.

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