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Rebel Playhouse is thrilled to present CONSTELLARIUM, a play with music for young audiences, directed by Susanna Wolk and written by and starring Arif Silverman, in association with Access Theater on 380 Broadway. CONSTELLARIUM begins performances Friday, February 2 with a limited engagement through Sunday, February 18. The performance schedule is Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm. Weekend matinees will be followed by an optional workshop for kids. Tickets ($30 for adults; $20 for children) are available for advance purchase at www.rebelplayhouse.org.

CONSTELLARIUM is a powerful story about celebrating differences and learning from mistakes, that will speak to children and adults alike, particularly in a time when the world is doing otherwise. Rebel Playhouse’s interactive production brings audiences into outer space to learn what it means to be a refugee.

CONSTELLARIUM, tells the story of the planet Constellarium, a sanctuary planet for those whose worlds have been destroyed. The play begins after Earth's destruction, when humankind suddenly find themselves on Constellarium, after being rescued by President Falco, Constellarium’s ninth president. The people of Earth must now come to terms with their new world, the other races with whom they share the planet, the dangerous powers of the planet’s leaders, and what they must do differently to not repeat the same mistakes that brought them here. The show deals with themes of diversity, history, and power. (Recommended for ages 5 and up.)

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  Arif Silverman  (Writer/Composer/ President Falco) is an actor, writer, teacher, and native New Yorker. This is his second season with the Rebel Playhouse, after appearing in last year's  Old Turtle and the Broken Truth.  In addition to  Constellarium,  he has another solo show called  Nolie Min Tangible,  which is about what the characters in your dreams are up to while you're awake. Keep your ears peeled for his new children's musical with the working title  As Told by the Stray.  Previous roles include Don Pedro in  Much Ado about Nothing  (The Juneberry Collective), Puck in  A Midsummer Night's Dream  (Fools & Kings), Caliban in  The Tempest  (New Art Theater), Mercutio in  Romeo and Juliet  (The New Euripides) and Malcolm in  Macbeth  (Oberlin Summer Theater Festival). BA: Oberlin College.  www.  arifsilverman.com

Arif Silverman (Writer/Composer/ President Falco) is an actor, writer, teacher, and native New Yorker. This is his second season with the Rebel Playhouse, after appearing in last year's Old Turtle and the Broken Truth. In addition to Constellarium, he has another solo show called Nolie Min Tangible, which is about what the characters in your dreams are up to while you're awake. Keep your ears peeled for his new children's musical with the working title As Told by the Stray. Previous roles include Don Pedro in Much Ado about Nothing (The Juneberry Collective), Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Fools & Kings), Caliban in The Tempest (New Art Theater), Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (The New Euripides) and Malcolm in Macbeth (Oberlin Summer Theater Festival). BA: Oberlin College. www.arifsilverman.com

  Susanna Wolk  (Director) has worked on the Broadway productions of  Significant Other  (Associate Director),  Waitress  (also 1st National Tour), and  Finding Neverland  (also A.R.T., 1st National Tour). Her work as a director has been seen at 54 Below, Theatre Row, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dixon Place, Club OBERON, The Flea, 13th St. Repertory Theater, A.R.T.’s Loeb Mainstage, and more. She is a Manhattan Theatre Club Directing Fellow and has assistant directed productions at A.R.T., MCC, the Geffen, Second Stage, Williamstown, New York Stage and Film, and more. Susanna graduated in 2014 from Harvard University where she studied English and Dramatic Arts.   www.susannawolk.com

Susanna Wolk (Director) has worked on the Broadway productions of Significant Other (Associate Director), Waitress (also 1st National Tour), and Finding Neverland (also A.R.T., 1st National Tour). Her work as a director has been seen at 54 Below, Theatre Row, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dixon Place, Club OBERON, The Flea, 13th St. Repertory Theater, A.R.T.’s Loeb Mainstage, and more. She is a Manhattan Theatre Club Directing Fellow and has assistant directed productions at A.R.T., MCC, the Geffen, Second Stage, Williamstown, New York Stage and Film, and more. Susanna graduated in 2014 from Harvard University where she studied English and Dramatic Arts.  www.susannawolk.com

  Daniel Prosky   (Lighting Design) is a New York-based scenic and lighting designer. New York work includes scenic design for  Ragtime  (Ellis Island),  Story Bank  (Skylight One Hanson),  Little Murders  (Site- specific), and  The Gleaming  (Dixon Place) and lighting design for  Wheelchair  (Dixon Place),  Antigone  (Schapiro Studio),  Houseworld Presents: The Sensitive Ear  and  1969: The Second Man  (ANT Fest, Ars Nova). Recent work in Cambridge, MA includes scenic design for The Pulitzer Centennial Celebration (Sanders Theater),  Bride*Widow*Hag  (American Repertory Theater Institute),  Nine ,  Little Murders ,  The Pillowman , and  Antigonick  (Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, Loeb Drama Center). He received his B.A. from Harvard University.  www.danielprosky.com

Daniel Prosky  (Lighting Design) is a New York-based scenic and lighting designer. New York work includes scenic design for Ragtime (Ellis Island), Story Bank (Skylight One Hanson), Little Murders (Site- specific), and The Gleaming (Dixon Place) and lighting design for Wheelchair (Dixon Place), Antigone (Schapiro Studio), Houseworld Presents: The Sensitive Ear and 1969: The Second Man (ANT Fest, Ars Nova). Recent work in Cambridge, MA includes scenic design for The Pulitzer Centennial Celebration (Sanders Theater), Bride*Widow*Hag (American Repertory Theater Institute), Nine, Little Murders, The Pillowman, and Antigonick (Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, Loeb Drama Center). He received his B.A. from Harvard University. www.danielprosky.com

  Sarah Sutliff  (Set Design/Stage Manager) A graduate of the Atlantic Acting School, Sarah additionally studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Pearl Theatre Conservatory. She has previously worked as a performer and teaching artist with Galli Theater NY, The Once Upon a Time Players, and How We GLOW with the Identity Theatre Co. She directed and choreographed the NYC premiere of  "Old Turtle and the Broken Truth" with Rebel Playhouse, for which she was nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre Award. Theatre: Edwin M. Pauley in  Convention  (The Atlantic Acting School), multiple roles in  Juliana  (The Duplex), Alonso in  The Tempest  (Torn Out Theater). Film: Samantha in  Bruises  (short) and Karen in  Into the Valli . Sarah is currently writing and developing a web series called  Beethoven: The Webserie s with fellow Atlantic Alum Kyle David.  www.sarahsutliff.com

Sarah Sutliff (Set Design/Stage Manager) A graduate of the Atlantic Acting School, Sarah additionally studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Pearl Theatre Conservatory. She has previously worked as a performer and teaching artist with Galli Theater NY, The Once Upon a Time Players, and How We GLOW with the Identity Theatre Co. She directed and choreographed the NYC premiere of  "Old Turtle and the Broken Truth" with Rebel Playhouse, for which she was nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre Award. Theatre: Edwin M. Pauley in Convention (The Atlantic Acting School), multiple roles in Juliana (The Duplex), Alonso in The Tempest (Torn Out Theater). Film: Samantha in Bruises (short) and Karen in Into the Valli. Sarah is currently writing and developing a web series called Beethoven: The Webseries with fellow Atlantic Alum Kyle David. www.sarahsutliff.com

  Clara Kundin  (PR & Marketing) is an actor and teaching artist specializing in devising. She received her B.A. in theater from St. Olaf College and continued her studies in physical theater at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. The executive director of Rebel Playhouse, she also previously served as the associate education director and company member for The Ume Group. In Paris she served as the assistant director for L’Opéra de Deux’Sous presented at the Vingtième Théâtre. She has also directed many shows for children including  Annie ,  Rent , and  Wonka Jr.  for Mainstages and the Lawrence Arts Center, among others. As an actor, she has performed with Creative Time, Torn Out Theater, the GYM at Judson, the Guthrie Theater, and many more.   www.clarakundin.com

Clara Kundin (PR & Marketing) is an actor and teaching artist specializing in devising. She received her B.A. in theater from St. Olaf College and continued her studies in physical theater at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. The executive director of Rebel Playhouse, she also previously served as the associate education director and company member for The Ume Group. In Paris she served as the assistant director for L’Opéra de Deux’Sous presented at the Vingtième Théâtre. She has also directed many shows for children including AnnieRent, and Wonka Jr. for Mainstages and the Lawrence Arts Center, among others. As an actor, she has performed with Creative Time, Torn Out Theater, the GYM at Judson, the Guthrie Theater, and many more.  www.clarakundin.com