But old habits die hard.
A poignant play about the search for heroes, the value of reputation, and the nature of honor and sacrifice.
A Core Creative Production
NB: This performance is part of a "double bill," and is presented along with GOLD COAST, by Stages on the Sound.
glamour told by the poorest of the poor.
NB: This performance is part of a "double bill," and is presented along with A THOUSAND DEATHS, by Core Creative Productions.
A new play by David Koteles
and other circus performers to see who can be the most outrageous, the most ostentatious, and who is the champ at "gilding the lily" on the world's very first reality show.
A new play by David Lally
A new play by Gabrielle Sinclair, Thom Wall, and Ric Walker
Produced by The Adventure Collective
March 1801: You are cordially invited to join Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and Thomas Jefferson's daughters for an afternoon of tea and pleasantries at the newly-opened President's House. All slaves must be left at the door. My First Lady seeks to explore how a tea party becomes a battle of race, class, gender and the American Dream
From JAJ Productions
The Boston Revolt sparked the American Revolution and Independence. The man that all the founding fathers thought of as the founder was Sam Adams. Beer maker or muckraker? Riot leader or politician? Zero Boy takes you on sonic, comic, and visual journey to Boston and England to learn what really happened!
July 4, 1776: the Declaration of Independence proclaimed the birth of our new nation. August 2, 1776 : the Continental Congress reconvened to actually sign the great document. On the eve of the signing, at Benjamin Franklin's home in Philadelphia, eight leading Patriots are drawn together in these perilous times that try men's souls.
From Shore to Shore: A One Woman Show by LuLu LoLo
A one-person performance of a farcical melodrama portraying the ghostly laments of Aaron Burr and his daughter, Theodosia Burr Alston, as they haunt the shorelines of Battery Park and South Carolina. Burr, remembered as the man who killed Alexander Hamilton, was also a visionary who advocated the rights of women.
LuLu LoLo Productions!
Thomas Jefferson - a founding father with conflicting beliefs on slavery.
Phillis Wheatley - a slave who earned her freedom though her poetry.
When these two come face to face in an imagined conversation, she will question his attitudes towards her race - and he will challenge her definition of freedom.
A Radio Hound Production
1787, Massachusetts. Farmers, returning from the Revolutionary War, find their homes in foreclosure. The farmers decide to protest and begin what will be known as Shays' Rebellion. After a disastrous attempt to take the Springfield arsenal, the surviving rebels are pursued through the blizzard by a superior force of state regulars. Three rebels are cornered in an abandoned farmhouse and have less than an hour to decide how their futures will unfold
A celebration honoring the literary and musical astonishments of the Harlem Renaissance. Four new commissioned plays, as well as authentic songs of the era by Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Irving Berlin, others and poetry by Angelina Grimke, Langston Hughes and others. With: Paule Aboite, Andrew R. Cooksey, Keldrick Crowder, Z. Louis Finney, Sydney Allyson Francis & Emani Spence. Music Director: Eugene Abrams
First presented at FringeNYC 2007, "Give and Go" is newly re-written and freshly conceived. NYTheatre.com praised, "Johnson shows fantastic range with his many characters without losing entertaining similarities....As today’s sports pages increasingly fill with ugly personal sagas...Billy’s story restores regard for the athlete, as he demonstrates integrity and a willingness to learn lessons in his search for identity. Oh, and he has a sense of humor."
George Washington wrote of him, "He was more unfortunate than criminal." Alexander Hamilton said, "Never perhaps did any man suffer death with more justice, or deserve it less."
They are talking about Major John André, the tragic collaborator with Benedict Arnold. First performed in 1798, William Dunlap's tragedy follows the charming and poetic anti-hero to the gallows. Written in blank verse, the play nods to its British predecessors, while demonstrating distinctly American sympathies, attitudes, characterizations, and histories.
First presented in 2003 in New York, this production uses Melville's language to bring audiences on the adventure of the whaling ship Pequod. Inhabiting each of Melville's indelible characters, Moore brings young Ishmael, the mysterious cannibal Quee-Queg, and the indomitable Captain Ahab to life.
Comedies and dramas inspired by neighborhoods within the neighborhood.
CHRONICLES Consists of two separate evenings of works:
Series A: 1st Generation (4 stories of the Prime Movers)
Series B: 2nd Generation (4 stories of the Next)