Genre: Festival

Brooklyn Playwrights Collective, who last season brought you Beyond Brecht and the year before Cruel and Unusual: Works Inspired by Artaud continues their alphabetical invocation of a favorite influential playwright with eleven new short one-acts by playwrights Maria Micheles, Marcy Wallabout, Tom Miller, Les Hunter and others inspired by the work of Anton Chekhov.

About the Company: Brooklyn Playwrights Collective
Brooklyn Playwrights' Collective
Is a project of local playwrights collaborating through workshops, proposals, and readings to aid each other in the playwrighting process from writing, to editing and production.
Preview:   12/06/08
Open:   12/06/08
Close:   12/23/08

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Performances are:

Saturday December 6th at 8:00 pm and Sunday the 7th at 4:00pm at
The Williamsburg Art and Historical (WAH) Center, 135 Broadway (at Bedford) Williamsburg, Bklyn,. Map and directions.

Thursday-Sunday, December 11th-14th, every night at 8:00pm at the
Brecht Forum. 451 West St. between Bank & Bethune. Map and Directions.

Saturday, Dec. 20th at 7:30 and Sunday Dec. 21st at 4:00 at
Under Minerva. 656 5th Ave. Brooklyn . Map.

Tickets for the performances are $10.00 and are only available at the box office.

Schedule A
If Chekhov were in America...
-Saturday December 6th, 8:00pm at the WAH Center
-Thursday Dec 11th, 8:00pm at Brecht Forum
-Saturday Dec. 13th, 8:00pm at Brecht Forum
-Sunday Dec. 21st, 4:00pm at Under Minerva

The Bear 2.0. By Philip Kaplan. Dir. Julia Goldstein
A computer's funeral.

Biggest Break. By Les Hunter. Dir. Dan Winerman
Wherever you're from, it always sucks.

Philodendron. By Allan Lefcowitz. Dir. Malinda Scosi
How difficult is staying broken?

Gone with the Masha. By Jerry Polner. Dir. Lexie Pregosin
Is anyone still in the business?

Fin de Circle. By Tom Miller. Dir. Cara Scarmack.
Natives, nativity, and a new era.

Schedule B
Chekhov's fantasies and future...
-Sunday December 7th, 4:00pm at the WAH Center
-Friday Dec. 12th, 8:00pm at Brecht Forum
-Sunday Dec. 14th, 8:00pm at Brecht Forum
-Saturday Dec. 20th, 7:30pm at Under Minerva

Sleepy. By Marcy Wallabout. Dir. Leah Bonvissuto.
Sure you were asleep?

Not the Ravine. By Peter Dizozza. Dir. Mark Duncan
Self-flagellating persons advise on the fate of a factory town.

Sexy Monk. By Ed Malin. Dir. Naomi Tessler
Monks are the sexiest, according to one poll.

The Developer. By Marcus Haupt. Dir. Melissa Fendell
Husband hunting and dilapidated domiciles.

Through the Red . By Maria Micheles. Dir. William Addis
The most red play.

Dr. Chekhov, Gunshot Expert. By Alaina Hammond. Dir. Morgan Gould
Behind every great playwright is a nurse.

Theater:   various places around town
New York, NY
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