arriving off broadway fall 2016
A NEW PLAY
KIM. THE PLAY
Paul McKerrow was born on June 6, 1967 to loving parents in a picturesque home in Helena, Montana. Paul went on to become the quarterback of the Helena High School football team, voted Prom King, Most Likely to Succeed and named "A Man's Man" in his Senior Yearbook. Twenty years after graduating, Paul decides to return home after two decades away for his high school reunion. For most, reunions are a treacherous attempt at rekindling friendships and forcing
Paul McKerrow has an entirely different beast to tackle- Paul McKerrow, once the golden boy of rural Helena, is now Kimberly Reed- a tall, beautiful, blonde lesbian filmmaker who resides in San Francisco with her partner. She has returned to Helena, with a camera in tow, to reclaim the half of her life she let regrettably disappear.
KIM. The creator
Originally from Fort Lauderdale, florida, Daniel Burns moved to New York City after graduating from Syracuse University’s prestigious Department of Drama with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting.
Daniel originated the role of Nicholas Hodges in the World Premiere of Carey Crim's new play Conviction, directed by Scott Schwartz and starring Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and Brian Hutchison at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY. The New York Times regarded his performance as "painfully believable" while The East Hampton Star called him "a dynamo of talent."
Daniel is a founding member of and serves as co-creative director for Diverging Elements Theatre Co.,
reimagining the limits of the theatrical experience through the magic of physical and improvisational storytelling.
DRAFTS FOR KIM (FORMERLY THE PRODIGAL SON) BEGAN IN THE SPRING OF 2011 AND RECEIVED ITS NEW YORK DEBUT IN THE FALL OF 2015 AS PART OF DIVERGING ELEMENTS' WORKSHOP NO. 2: I WANT TO FEEL ALIVE.
Stories of the trans community flood our news feeds and our gossip columns but we rarely touch on the most human aspect of these courageous people's journeys. It is the goal to tell the story of one in order to tell the story of many.
SEPTEMBER 22ND AT 7:30PM | THEATRE ROW NYC