Staged Reading in New York City

Friday, May 5 and Saturday May 6 at 7:30 PM
Pulse Ensemble Theatre
432 W. 42nd Street, New York

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Cary Steiner has been involved in theater since 1969 when he appeared in a regional production of West Side Story.  He has performed on stage, television and film.  Cary has been an acting teacher since 1987, and began his directing career in 1991 with the play A Hatful of Rain.  He founded Actors Recovery Theatre that same year and served as its Artistic Director for five years, directing six other productions for A.R.T. and other organizations. 

In 1997, he became a disciple of Shri Anandi Ma and was given the spiritual name "Chirag."

Click here to see Cary Steiner's website.

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Aikya Param Studied Sanskrit and Vedanta with Shri Swami Dayananda Saraswati at Sandeepany West, Piercy, CA from 1979 to 1982.   During that study, Pujya Swamiji shared with students his first reading of Valmiki's Ramayana, the basis for Promise.  Aikya is a professional watercolorist, a published, prize winning writer and former publisher of Women and Money Monthly Report.  She produced and directed The Miracle Worker with children in grades 4 to 7.  With children aged 3 to 5 she created, produced and directed The Marriage of Lord Ganesha, another play based on a well known story. Born Eunice M. Diehl, she was given the name Aikya by Shri Swami Dayananda. 

Click here to see the playwright's resume.


The Cast: Who's Who

Jeanine Bartel


Cheryl Felissa Carpe

Manthara/Demoness Guard

Christopher Conant


Dawn Pollock Jones


Kelly Lincoln


Jeffrey Spolan


Graham Stevens


Cary Steiner


Noelle Teagno


Mark McClain Wilson



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Shri Rama jaya Rama jaya jaya Rama Om! This page was created by Aikya Param.   Other pages by Aikya include Advaita Vedanta for Today, Hindu Web Grahics, and Promise Award.     Aikya is Co-manager of the Hindu Web Ring with Nitin Namjoshi.  This page was last updated on 05/11/2000.