2017-2018 Season


YCP TheaterWorks staged the World Premiere of


Written by Albi Gorn

YCP TheaterWorks was proud to present the world premiere production of Diminished Capacity by Albi Gorn and directed by Robin Anne Joseph. Performances were November 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 at Shrub Oak United Methodist Church’s Parish Hall.

In Diminished Capacity, a criminal defense lawyer is assigned to represent a young man who is at best only marginally guilty and may well be innocent. Along the way we meet other lawyers, a court reporter, a judge, a college professor, another defendant in the case, a student of the professor who is also a waitress, and a psychologist, all of whom, like in a Dickens novel, seem to have connections to everyone else. The cast included: Tom Ammirato, Bruce Apar, Melissa Chanza, Lourdes Laifer, Dianne Roxy Pennington, Fred Rueck, Steve Schnapper, Gary Simon, Donna L. White and Nadja Winter.

The cast of Diminished Capacity features (from left) Fred Rueck, Dianne Roxy Pennington, Melissa Chanza, Tom Ammirato, Lourdes Laifer, Steve Schnapper, Gary Simon, Donna L. White, Bruce Apar, Nadja Winter

(photo by Robin Anne Joseph)

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