HAM ON RYE by Tyler Taormina Ham on Rye, a coming-of-age comedy centered on the nervous excitement of youth and the strange horror of entering adulthood uses an expansive ensemble of over one hundred performers, including non-actors, musicians, 90's Nickelodeon child stars, and more, to explore a suburban community’s relationship with a prom-like ritual and the decay of the human spirit. It begins with the crowd-pleasing spirit of a John Hughes movie and fades slowly into an off-kilter dystopia with the energy of Dazed and Confused. Starring Haley Bodell, Cole Devine, Audrey Boos, Gabriella Herrera, Adam Torres, Sam Hernandez, Luke Darga, Blake Borders, Timothy Taylor, Greg Falatek, Laura Wernette, David Croley Broyles, Henry Nolin, Hal Rothwell, Grant McLellan, Dan Jablons. With Special Appearances by Lori Beth Denberg, Danny Tamberelli, Clayton Snyder and Aaron Schwartz.
R for language throughout, sexual content and drug/alcohol use.
Among thousands of kids trying their best to make college work, Alex feels alone and depressed. Home is 1500 miles away and he's struggling to find a reason not to go back. Maggie, Alex's sophomore RA, has been crushing college since day one. Today though, Maggie is dealt an unexpected loss. After a party at Shithouse, Maggie wants some company and finds it in Alex. Two young people raised in very different households, Alex and Maggie challenge each other and grow up together.