Punk Rock Love Song

Directed by: Heidi Grumelot

An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost With original music by Dan Beeman of Helmet Directed by Heidi Grumelot in collaboration with Jaq Bessell
THE BAND: Navarre. THE PACT: no women, no food, no sleep. THE PROBLEM: the French King’s daughter.
Horse Trade Theater Group presents a play about punks (and those who love them) with original music by Dan Beeman of the influential, post-hardcore band HELMET. A cover of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.


Nate Faust, Tommy Day Carey*, Zak Risinger*, Neil Magnuson, Aimée Cucchiaro*, Elena Chang,
Rashmi*, Folake Olowofoyeku, Michael Liscio Jr., Maxwell Eddy, Courtney Shaw, Ian Temple, and J. Stephen Brantley.

*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.

The creative team for PUNKROCK/LOVESONG will include Musical Direction by Mike Milazzo, Set Design by Elaine Jones and Shula Kaplan, Costume Design by Lou, Sound Design by Elaine Jones, Lighting Design by Shelley Miles, and Art Direction by Lindsey Hope Pearlman.

The Brick was founded in 2002 by Robert Honeywell and Michael Gardner. Formerly an auto-body shop, a yoga center, and various storage spaces, this brick-walled garage in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was completely refurbished as a state-of-the-art performance space. Since then, The Brick has launched, produced and presented hundreds of world-premiere stage works from New York emerging artists and theater-makers from around the globe. The theater company is a proud member of New York’s burgeoning Indie Theater community and informal home to an ever-expanding family of artists and avid theatergoers.