Alternating Currents

poster graphic design by Christy Briggs.
photos by Tuda Sarian, P. Kevin O’Leary.

written by Adam Kraar
directed by Kareem Fahmy
developed with GT Upchurch and Tamilla Woodard

When two newly married electricians move to Electchester everything seems perfect: spacious apartment, low rent, friendly neighbors, and an incredibly close-knit community. But as they settle in, they discover how much they may need to give up in order to really belong.

Off-Broadway premiere & borough tour
April 26-May 26, 2018

Queens Community Shine
February 2018 at IBEW Local 3
Residents of Electchester and members of the community around Flushing Queens joined together for a night of performances featuring food, music… and magic!

Alternating Currents Staged Reading:
the culmination of a workshop process
December 15, 2016 at New Georges’ The Room

Off-Broadway work-in-progress showings:
May 8th & 9th, 2015
at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
at the Abingdon Theatre Complex, Manhattan
directed by GT Upchurch
with Michael Braun, Rheaume Crenshaw, Abigail Gampel, Lauren Karaman, Clinton Lowe, Desirée Matthews, Joe Urla
stage managed by Danielle Teague-Daniels

Queens work-in-progress showings:
April 16th & 17th, 2015 at Local Union No. 3 IBEW Headquarters
directed by GT Upchurch
with Michael Braun, Rheaume Crenshaw, Brendan Cullen, Abigail Gampel, Keilly McQuail, Hurbert Point du Jour, Joe Urla

Alternating Currents is part of Working Theater’s Five Boroughs/One City Initiative. The play was developed in partnership with the community of Electchester in Flushing, Queens.