Kate Benson

Lee Sunday Evans

January 11-February 4

Wed-Sat at 8pm


Performances at The Bushwick Starr


(Facebook event here)

[PORTO] is a world premiere by Kate Benson and directed by Lee Sunday Evans, their follow-up to the Obie Award-winning A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes.


A neighborhood bar in a gentrifying outpost of a major American City. I know this will end badly, but for now, it tastes really good.

Starring Noel Joseph Allain*, Kate Benson*, Ugo Chukwu*, Jorge Cordova*, Leah Karpel*, Esaú Mora, Julia Sirna-Frest* and Addison Williams


Lighting: Amith Chandrashaker

Costumes: Ásta Bennie Hostetter

Sound: Kate Marvin

Sets: Kristen Robinson

Stage Manager: Ed Herman*

Production Manager: Ann Marie Dorr

Technical Director: Jennifer Medina-Gray

Assistant Director: Nick O'Leary

Production Assistant: Andrew Gorelick

*Appearing courtesy of Actor's Equity Association


Produced by Kate Benson, Lee Sunday Evans, John Del Gaudio, and Rachel Karpf Reidy

For more information, visit [PORTO] on the Bushwick Starr website

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© 2020 by The Exponential Festival.

Art by Mark Toneff.

The Exponential Festival is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), and the Mental Insight Foundation.