The Times interviewed four of the ladies behind Sex and the City over the weekend about their new stage serial Cedar City Falls, whose fourth episode runs tomorrow night at the Cell Theater (at 7pm and 9:30pm) before moving to Galapagos Art Space in Dumbo for the next four episodes every Tuesday in November. The soap-y comedy about the residents of a small Midwestern town marks Liz Tuccillo, Cindy Chupack, Elisa Zuritsky and Julie Rottenberg’s first collaboration since the end of SATC in 2005, and features a rather impressive cast of TV and theater vets, as well as a strong set of guest stars (just like a real TV show!).
The relatively bare-bones staging of the serial—for which all the actors are donating their time and the $18 admission is very affordable given the talent assembled—makes you wonder what the writers want to do with this series. Could this be a way of audience testing a new show, the beginnings of a years-long live soap, or just some friends trying out a new format for the fun and challenge of it?