BLACK BOX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL (8TH ANNUAL)

Genre: Festival

Four weeks of World Premiere Plays by Tri-State Area Playwrights

Box 1: Brooklyn Plays-Brooklyn Playwrights (June 2–5)
Only the Dead Know Brooklyn by Michael Bettencourt, directed by Elfin Vogel
Cat and Dick by Andrea Alton, directed by Stacy Mayer
Anxiety and Grandma by Judd Lear Silverman, directed by Steve Velardi
The Me That's Me by Maggie Lehrman, directed by Brooke Delaney
Goode's Books and Press by Allan Lefcowitz, directed by Scott Brocious

Box 2: The Sex Box (June 9 – 12)
Bibbity Bobbity Boo by Charlotte Winters, directed by Bradley Campbell
Sporting Goods by Michael Bettencourt, directed by Ray Zilberberg
The Poison Party by John Paul Porter, directed by Martin Miller
The Sex of Our Lives by Erik Cristian Hanson, directed by Matthew Calhoun

Box 3: Heaven and Earth (June 16 – 19)
Bon Voyage Mr. Phelps! by Daniel Damiano, Director: Heather S. Curran
The Green Angel by Joe Lauinger, Director: Erin Kate Howard
Her Favorite Colorand Grandma's Blue Sweater by Joe Lauinger, Director: Erin Kate Howard
Chasing the Deal by Staci Swedeen, Director: Ray Zilberberg

Box 4: The Sandbox – Plays for Families and Children (June 23 – 26)
The Runaway Birthday and Melvin the Meek by Jennifer Palumbo, Director: Dominic Cuskern

About the Company: Gallery Players

A New York institution since 1967, The Gallery Players has served actors and audiences alike for more than 4 decades by showcasing burgeoning new talent and offering a home base for theater professionals. Its eclectic programming of intimate revivals and ambitious new work in inventive productions has earned it the reputation of “New York’s Best Kept Secret.” The Gallery Players is the recipient of the Off-Off Broadway Review’s 2000 Award for Lifetime Achievement and was the multi-recipient of New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical for its productions of The Drowsy Chaperone in 2011, Like You Like It in 2009, Yank! A New Musical in 2008, and Urinetown! The Musical in 2007. Among its famous alumni are founding member Harvey Fierstein; Broadway regulars Nancy Anderson, Jeffry Denman and Diedre Goodwin; New York theater personality Seth Rudetsky and many others.

The Gallery Players is located at 199 14th St., between Fourth and Fifth avenues in Park Slope, Brooklyn. By train: Take the F to Fourth Avenue or the R Train to Ninth Street. By car: BQE to Hamilton Avenue to 14th Street.

Open:   06/02/05
Close:   06/26/05

Schedule:
Thursday-Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 3pm
Weekend 4, “The Sandbox”, will have 2 shows (3PM and 8PM) on Saturday, June 25.
Theater:   Gallery Players
Address:   199 14th St. (bt 4th and 5th Aves.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
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Take the F train to 4th Ave or the R train to 9th street. By car: BQE to Hamilton Avenue to 14th Street.

Cost:$15.00, $12.00 for Seniors and Children Under 12 ($20.00 for all 4 shows) or Call: at (718) 595-0547
Company: Gallery Players         Official Web Site: www.galleryplayers.com/