THE HISTORY BOYS

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Alan Bennett

Providing an alternative to the traditional holiday themed December show, The Gallery Players will present The History Boys December 8-23, 2012.

The History Boys transports audiences to a British grammar school as six young men pursue sex, sports and top marks on their university entry exams. Along the way, the professors help and hinder their students as Alan Bennett’s script questions the nature and purpose of education. One of the winningest plays in history, The History Boys has won a Laurence Olivier Award and six Tony Awards.

Bringing the show to life in Brooklyn is a talented ensemble featuring Rosalind Ashford*, Corey Camperchioli*, Matt Cusack*, Thomas Edward, Michael Gregory, Josh Gulotta, Michael S. Horowitz, Cory Michael Kosel, Jake Levitt, David Lind, James Luse and Gen Parton Shin.
*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association

The Gallery Players’ production of The History Boys is directed by Mark Gallagher and produced by Connor Davis. Production Stage Manager is Craig Rosenthal and Assistant Stage Manager is Timothy Sheridan.

Costume design for The History Boys is by Tony Johnson, scenic design by Mike Kaukl, lighting design by Scott Borowka, sound design by Jacob Subotnick, music composition by Ashur Rayis and properties and set dressing by Sara Slagle. 


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:   12/08/12
Close:   12/23/12

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Saturday, Dec 8 - 8:00pm - Opening Night
Sunday, Dec 9 - 3:00pm - Matinee
Thursday, Dec 13 - 8:00pm
Friday, Dec 14 - 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 15 - 2:00pm - Matinee - Gallery Talks
Saturday, December 15 - 8:00pm
Sunday, Dec 16 - 3:00pm - Matinee
Thursday, Dec 20 - 8:00pm
Friday, Dec 21 - 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 22 - 2:00pm - Matinee
Saturday, Dec 22 - 8:00pm
Sunday, Dec 23 - 3:00pm - Matinee - Closing Day

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:Tickets to The History Boys are $18 for adults, $14 for Seniors & Children 12 and under.
Buy Tickets Online or Call: TheaterMania at 212-352-3101
Company: Gallery Players         Official Web Site: www.galleryplayers.com/