In the lounge Patty Manning Jordan
About This Show
Patty takes a deep dive into 20th Century American novelist Patricia Highsmith’s time in therapy. Through a few months of analysis in 1948 and a close friendship with composer David Diamond, Patty explores a rather trying time in LGBTQ rights and acceptance into society.
about the artists
Manning Jordan achieved her BA in Film at Southern Methodist University, she returned to her roots and moved back to New York. There, she trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, American Academy of Dramatic Arts and T. Schreiber Studios. At T Schreiber Studios she played multiple roles in their 2015 production of “The Laramie Project.” Manning has written and starred in a number of short comedic plays in black boxes around the city. Her most recent piece, “Mr. Long,” had a two week run in the 2017 New York Fringe FRIGID festival. As a Film Major, Manning enjoys all aspects of creating comedic videos not limited to writing and acting.
DANIELLA CAGGIANO is a native New Yorker and freelance director. She was named one of The Interval’s Women to Watch in 2016 and is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women as well as an alum of Labyrinth’s Ensemble Workshop and the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. Daniella’s work has been seen at Joe’s Pub, The Flea, Dixon Place, Ugly Rhino, Musical Theatre Factory, Le Poisson Rouge, HERE, FringeNYC, 54 Below, New Perspectives Theatre, and The Secret Theatre among others. Beyond directing, Daniella has held various positions at The Public Theater, NYMF, Classic Stage Company, Naked Angels and Signature Theatre Company. She holds an MFA in Directing from The New School for Drama and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College.