Essential Theatre presents: INDEPENDENT

Festival: , Written By: Directed By:
Cassavetes, "Godfather of independent film"

photo credit: Safaa Sammander

Two nights only! August 17 and 18, 2017 at 8pm

Dan Triandiflou stars in a one-man performance as director John Cassavetes, the Godfather of American independent films. Written by Atlanta playwright John D. Babcock III. Directed by John Ammerman.

*Stick around after the show for a conversation with the creative team behind it!

Independent performs on the following dates:

Thursday August 17, 8pm
Friday August 18, 8pm



Festival Passes on sale now.
Individual tickets go on sale June 15!

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Playwright John D. Babcock III

Babcock has written for television, radio and the stage. He is a contributing writer for Turner Classic Movies, having written for the late Robert Osborne, and currently writing for host Ben Mankiewicz. He also writers for Agatha’s – A Taste of Mystery, The Mystery café of Indianapolis, Laughing Matters, and Sketchworks. In many ways, the play Independent is a departure for John. And he is grateful and honored to be working with Dan Triandiflou on this production.

John has been married to his wife Amy for fourteen years and they are both thankful for their little red-haired girl June.





Actor Dan Triandiflou