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Equity Library Theater of New York

 

Coming this fall!

 

Equity Library Theater of New York presents

a reading of

“Miss Belle”

A Southern comedy by New York playwright

Bill Logan.

 

Saturday, October 28th 12:00 p.m.

 

NYPL Harry Belafonte/115th Street Library

Alvin Ailey Auditorium

203 West 115th Street

Between Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. and Frederick Douglas Blvd.

 

In the vein of novelist Fannie Flagg (Fried Green Tomatoes), Bill Logan takes us to a small Texas town in the 1950’s, where secrets wait to be uncovered!

 

Free admission, runs about 90 minutes. More info, call 631 898 4205.

 

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The Woodside Players of Queens Fall Play Festival.

 

Short plays by local writers.

 

November 4th at Queens Library Astoria@1pm

14-01 Astoria Blvd.

N/W Q19/Q69 to Astoria Blvd

 

Amy Oestreicher – I’m A Woman…
Ekaterina Vladimirova – The Basic Step
Allan Yashin – The Name Game
William Coyle - Living Room
Clinton Shreck – It Had To Be You
Alan Stolzer - Mrs. Killebrew Confesses
Todd McAntosh – Assignment
Kevin Chu – Avengers
Sarah Galvin - Oh Mother!
Ellen O'Neill - Chew On This

Bring a bag lunch!

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November 18th at NYPL Alvin Ailey Auditorium@12pm

A reading of “Be Calm, Camilla” a 1918 Broadway comedy by Claire Kummer.

 

 

December 3rd at NYPL George Bruce @2pm &

December 9th at NYPL 53rd Street branch@12pm.

“The Night before the Night before Christmas”, a comedy by Cricket Daniel.

 

Lou has wrestled with a big ball of tangled Christmas lights for the last time! He is grabbing the sunblock, his Elvis in Paradise album and his wife Carol, and hopping on the Pineapple Express to Hawaii! Escaping New Jersey, the freezing cold, his nutty family and most of all… The Holidays, is exactly what Lou plans to do. However, a freak snowstorm leaves the couple stranded in the airport and their dream of sipping Pina Coladas on the beach is in peril. Will a couple of unexpected characters help restore Lou’s Christmas Spirit in the St. Nick of time? 

With:
Johnny Culver
Deborah Smith
Sonya Rice
Kayla Ryan Walsh
Chris Robertson

Directed by Jean Tessier

 

 

And in 2018, at NYPL Alvin Ailey Auditorium@12pm

A full production of “The Lady of the Hall’ based upon Keeping Up Appearances by Roy Clarke.

 

 

Past events!

 

The Equity Library Theater Playwriting Summer Festival 2017

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August 5th – 12pm

New York Public Library – George Bruce Branch Auditorium
518 West 125th Street (at Amsterdam Ave.)
New York, NY 10027-3407

 

George Morgan – The Wiggle Room

Directed by Johnny Culver, with Tom Meade, Mike Miller, Tom Morwick, Max Wingert, John Zion

Lora Danley – A Midnight Rose

Directed by Lora Danley, with Wendy Lazarus, Devon Marra, Frances Vignali

Linda Kampley – The Lamp

With Carla Brandberg, Richard Craven

Susan Masters – Going Home

With Nikole Rizzo

Rosemary Frisino Toohey – Grace Goes To Sea

With Steve Lichtenstein

Steve Fogelman – The Glove

Directed by Steve Fogelman, with Joseph Rose, Vicki Winters

 

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August 12th – 12pm

NYPL Harry Belafonte Branch

203 W 115th St, New York, New York 10026

 

Pamela Robbins – Great Strides

Directed by Pamela Robbins, with Jennifer James Davies, Pia Finnigan, Johnny Culver, Heather Jeanne Violanti

Amy Oestreicher – I’m A Woman…

Serena Cates – Five Silver Five Gold

Lynn Marie Macy – Sister Resisters

Matt Sanders – Happy Halloween, Harry Houdini

Emilio Iasiello – Under The Big Top

Seth McNeill – That Bee Gees Song

Vivian Lermond - Beach Wedding

With Craig Myers, Kelly Taylor

Jack Gilhooey – Kennedy’s Acolytes

Peter Linari – Guys

Directed by Peter Linari, with Jon Scott Freda, Lou Martini, Jr.

 

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August 19th – 12pm

NYPL Harry Belafonte Branch

203 W 115th St, New York, New York 10026

 

Erin Moughon-Smith – For Mr. Cuddles

Directed by Erin Moughon, with Kendra Auguatin, Emily Long, Sarah Teed

Dana Jaffe – No Good Deed

Directed by Dana Jaffe, with Andrew Benjamin, Dawn Bianco, Dan Bubbeo, Eric Leeb Michele Rattray

Katherine Orozco – Treason

Directed by Ashley Vega, with Rose Gutierrez

Amy Bernstein – The Sacrifice

With Amy Bernstein

Matthew Ballistreri – Baby Book

Steve Burton – Close Enough

Directed by Ruth Alesovsky, John Patrick Hart, with Gerry Kelly, Debra McNulty, Daniel P. Stravino

Shirley King – Authenticity

With Christy Donahue

Sam Plotkin – Microcosm

Jack Rushton – Theater People

Michael Verderber - Unending Repetition

Directed by Michael Verderber, with Katherine Orozco-Verderber

Jim Gordon – A Stranger Calls

With Sonya Rice

Anghus Houvouras – Penmanship

Directed by Rachel Deutsch, with Will Carry, Ram Kanneganti

 

Free admission to all.

 

The final votes, via text responses, over three weeks, are in, for the ELT 2017 summer festival!

Best comedy. Anghus Houvouras - Penmanship.

Best Drama. Katherine Orozco – Treason/Michael Verderber - Unending Repetition (We considered both short pieces as one unit).

 

Past “Best plays”

2016 - Michael Maiello – Looking Through the Glass

2015 - Hello Mom – Lauren Snyder

2014 - John Ladd – Ashes to Ashes (Drama)/ Scott Haskell – Womanhood (Comedy)

2013 - Liza Bulos - Attention Shoppers

 

 

The Woodside Players and Equity Library Theater of New York is seeking actors for their fall production, a staged reading of Be Calm, Camilla, by Claire Kummer.

This comedy opened at the Booth Theater (New York) Oct 31, 1918 and ran until January 1919.

 

The Woodside Players and Equity Library Theater will present the reading in November At the NYPL Alvin Ailey Theater on West 115th Street and the George Bruce Theater on West 125th Street. You can read the script here:

https://archive.org/details/becalmcamillacom00kummrich

Characters are:

Camilla Hathaway 
Bill Slattery 
Alma Robbins 
Baxter Pell 
Celia Brooke 
Jo Gibbons 
McNeil Brownlow, "Mac" 
Gus Beals

Send resumes and headshots to submission@pineyforkpress.com

 

Thus fall, we are presenting a free Actor/Writer workshop at the Queens Library Astoria branch (14-01 Astoria Blvd). Bring your short written or performance pieces to share!

Biweekly at noon – September, 2017 thru May, 2018. All genres welcome. Call 718 278 2220 for more info.

 

December 2nd at 2pm, at the NYPL George Bruce Theater, we present a reading of a terrific holiday comedy, “The Night before the Night before Christmas”, by Oregon playwright, Cricket Daniel. The performance will be repeated December 9th at the NYPL 53rd Street branch at noon. Free admission.

 

The Woodside Players of Queens

Present a selection of rare short plays from 19th century New York and beyond.

 

These staged readings, directed by Johnny Culver and Pamela Robbins, include vaudeville, comedy and farce. Suitable for the entire family!

 

Saturday June 10th 12pm

Queens Library - Langston

100-01 Northern Blvd.

 

Saturday June 17th 12pm

Queens Library - Astoria

14-01 Astoria Blvd.

 

Presenting short plays by these (seldom heard) writers:

 

Human Nature – Floyd Dell, 1913, New York

I’m Going – Tristan Bernard, 1915, Paris

Private Boarding – William Courtright, 1874, New York

A Lady to Call – Carl Webster Pierce, 1918, New York

The Motor Bellows – William Courtright, 1873, Indianapolis

 

With:

Mark Brystowski, Lauren Butler, Johnny Culver, Scott Haskell, Lydia Komen, Gary Krigsman, Kinga Novak, Pamela Robbins, Sonya Rice, Laurie Sammeth, Pamela Tabb

 

Thanks to Doris Jones!

 

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

William Courtright was an vaudeville writer and American film actor. He worked with D. W. Griffith and in his later career at the Hal Roach Studios, where he appeared in several early Laurel and Hardy comedies. His best-known role was Oliver Hardy's wealthy Uncle Bernal in That's My Wife (1929). His last film, the Our Gang comedy Teacher's Pet, was also his first sound film. He was born in New Milford, Illinois. His wife was actress Jennie Lee, with whom he appeared in Intolerance.

Floyd James Dell was an American newspaper and magazine editor, literary critic, novelist, playwright, and poet. Dell has been called "one of the most flamboyant, versatile and influential American Men of Letters of the first third of the 20th Century." As editor and critic, Dell's influence is alive in the work of many major American writers from the first half of the 20th century. A lifelong poet, he was also a best-selling author, as well as a playwright whose hit Broadway comedy, Little Accident (1928), was made into a Hollywood movie.

 

Tristan Bernard was a French playwright, novelist, journalist and lawyer. After his first publication in La Revue Blanche in 1891, he became increasingly a writer and adopted the pseudonym Tristan. His first play, Les Pieds Nickelés (Nickel-plated Feet), was a great success and was representative of the style of his later work (generally humorous). He became known especially for his writing for vaudeville-type performances, which were very popular in France during that time.

 

Carl Webster Pierce was an American playwright. Many of his comedies appeared on Broadway in the early 20th century, including the original version of “Oh, Kay!” In 1927.

 

ABOUT US

 

Scott Haskell has appeared in film, television and theatre, and has studied acting at NYU.  He has appeared as Andrey in The Gingerbread Players production of Three Sisters, and in Pamela Robbins original production of Deep in the Woods of Old with the St. Jean’s Players.

 

Gary Krigsman is honored to have this unique opportunity to perform with The Woodside Players. Thank you Johnny! Gary has appeared in several community theater productions over the past 17 years in Queens, Nassau and the Bronx. Favorite roles include Frank (Over the River and Through the Woods), Sam Nash (Plaza Suite) X3, Mr. Dussel (The Diary of Anne Frank) and most recently The Old Man (Prelude to a Kiss).

 

Laurie Sammeth (Cook/Steakpounder, Lady) is delighted to be making her Woodside Players’ debut. Recent NYC productions: Is That All They Wrote (St. Jean’s Players), When Rodney Met the Vikings and Halls of Importance (Thespis Festival), 28 Marchant Avenue, Shades of Blue,Lilliom (Beautiful Soup Theater).

 

Lydia Kalmen is an actor, dancer and model. A proud member of SAG-AFTRA, recent credits include the complicated Lady Caroline Bramble in "Enchanted April" and a restless ghost in "A Haunting".

 

Sonya Rice is delighted to join Woodside Players after recently working with Johnny Culver and Pamela L. Robbins at St. Jean's Players' Winter One Acts Festival. Opera credits include La Boheme, Don Giovanni, Hansel and Gretel, Aida, and The Barber of Seville.

 

Mark Brystowski is delighted to be playing with such a lovely ensemble. Off-Broadway: God of Vengeance (Theater at St. Clements), Every 28 Hours Plays (LAByrinth Theater Co.). Other NY credits: Private Disclosures (Shetler Bridge), Le Cygne (Manhattan Repertory Theater), Fear Festival (AlphaNYC/Roebuck Theater). Mark recently line-produced the off-Broadway and touring premiere of Bamboo in Bushwick for Working Theater and a short film, Zenith. Thank you Jackie and Roman for your love and support

 

 

Coming in July…

 

July 22 @12pm

NYPL 115th Street Branch

203 W 115th St, New York, New York 10026

(212) 666-9393

 

Equity Library Theater presents a staged reading of:

 

“Lil’ Miss Spitfire-the Musical”

Book by Samantha Talmage, DGA

Music and Lyrics by Robert Winthrop Talmage ASCAP

 

This is the inspiring untold story of Annie Sullivan, the Irish-American immigrant and eventual teacher of blind-deaf Helen Keller.

 

A cast of 18 brings to life young Annie’s journey of courage and perseverance.  Sadly, early in her life, she endures the loss of her mother, Alice and younger brother, Jimmie to tuberculosis.  Her father, Thomas becomes overwhelmed and gives the children away first to family members, then to the Massachusetts State Asylum.   Annie suffers from trachoma and is functionally blind and unable to read even the simplest of texts.

 

Along the way, eight eye surgeries are performed on this young girl and finally, she can see well enough to make sense of the printed page.  Annie now fully devotes herself to the rigors of learning and becomes class valedictorian at the Perkins School for the Blind in Boston.  It is there, Dr. Anagnos, the headmaster offers her a truly unique position to teach a rebellious blind-deaf girl from Alabama.

 

Runs about 90 minutes, free admission.

 

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Past Presentations…

 

February 11th 2017, 12pm

2017 NYPL Alvin Ailey Auditorium

115th Street Branch

203 W 115th St, New York, New York 10026

(212) 666-9393

 

A reading of a screen-play by Tom Meade

 

“THE SLIP

 

With Emily Meade, Phillip Ettinger and others.

Manhattan, the 1990s.
Celebrity dog walker Jack Meehan is celebrating one year clean and sober. After a day that includes rejections, potential job loss, and a very strange encounter in a diner, Jack ends up taking a trip down the rabbit hole that got him there to begin with. Chance meetings with friends old and new, and a past love, Jack finds himself in a series of uncomfortable, bizarre and life-threatening situations. He spends the next 24 hours just trying to get back home.

 

Free Admission.

 

Equity Library Theater of New York presents:

 “The Bermuda Curse”

A staged reading of a comedy by Johnny Culver.

March 4, 2017 @2:00PM

New York Public Library – George Bruce Branch Auditorium
518 West 125th Street (at Amsterdam Ave.)
New York, NY 10027-3407

(A B C D 1 to 125th Street)
(212) 662-9727

With:

 Brady Blevin

Julie Kling

Susan Neuffer

Carole Serrano

Peyton Place, horses wearing blankets, the Flushing train, Chicklets gum, John Wayne and more in this one hour 1970’s comedy for the entire family! Free admission.

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The Equity Library Theater Playwriting Festival – Winter 2017

 

Saturday January 28th

NYPL 53rd street Branch Auditorium at 1pm

18 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019

(212) 714-8400

Free Admission

 

Presenting:

 

Martha’s King – Linda Ziering

Directed by Cynthia White w/Eleanor Boddie, Susanna Miller


Rosemary – Charles Lupia

Directed by Charles Lupia w/ Susan Palmer Everly, Charles Lupia


Swimming Out – Minette Greenberg

Directed by Minette Greenberg w/ Cam Kornman, Eve Sorel, Julie Torres


Tea with the Tin Man – Charles Leipart

Directed by Hall Hunsinger w/ Penny Lynn White


Free Association - Julie Weinberg

Directed by Norma Medina w/ Colin Chapin, Carole Monferdini, Anthony Scavone


Expecting Hamilton – Chip Bolcik
Directed by Betsy True w/Nick Webster, Kirsty Sadler

 

Hookup – Burton Crane

Directed by Burton Crane w/Burton Schwartz

Shock – Meny Beriro

Directed by Meny Beriro w/Kitty Hendrix, Jo Anna Perrin


Teresa’s Journey – Nancy Palmento Schuler

Directed and performed by Nancy Palmento Schuler


The Reflective Lie – Christina Gluck

Directed by Christina Gluck w/ Laura Hesse


Zero to Hero – Mary Teitelbaum

Directed by Yvonne (Bonnie) Cole w/ Nancy Ann Finn, Kyle McIlhone


How to be Dead – Benjamin Weiner

Directed by Keith Paul Medelis w/ Kurt Hellerich, Eric Weiner


We the People – John Cappelletti

Directed by John Cappelletti w/ Doug Rossi, Barry Sacker


Mountain Dew – J. Lois Diamond

Directed by J. Lois Diamond w/ Minette Greenberg, Carol London, Julia Torres

OMG – Pete Mergel

 

Best play today (chosen by the audience texting their choice to 631 898 4205),

 will receive a fancy restaurant gift card!

 

Use of library space by Equity Library Theater for this program today does not indicate endorsement by The New York Public Library. Some actors appear courtesy of Equity. The recording/photographing of any of these pieces is permitted, only with prior approval. The order of the plays presented may vary from the above listing.

 

Equity Library Theater past productions have included: A concert by the Village Light Opera Guild, Short Plays by John Ladd, KK Gordon and Craig Schwab, ATANST (new plays by New York writers), Ferry Tales (plays set on the Staten Island Ferry), a new play by Pamela Robbins, Katherine and Petruchio; (rare David Garrick version from 1750), assorted plays by members of the Provincetown Playhouse, and our annual winter and summer play festival!

 

Look on Facebook for more info!

 

Do you have a full length play you’d like presented by Equity Library Theater, let us know!

We are always looking for new material to produce.

 

We are presenting a free creative writing class at the Queens Library Astoria branch.

Biweekly at noon - September 24th – May 27th, 2017. All genres welcome. Call 718 278 2220 for more info.

 

Look for us on Facebook!

 

Deadline: April 15, 2017 (OVER)

Submissions are now being accepted for the New York's Equity Library Theater Summer 2017 Play Festival, to take place over two weekends in August at the NYPL Alvin Ailey Theater and the George Bruce Theater in New York City.


Seeking short plays (no more than 10 pp), from playwrights from all over the USA. Also seeking monologues (no more than 4pp). Musicals welcome!

Basic set requirements.

One submission per playwright. No unpleasant profanity, as this is a family friendly festival! No submission fee. Please include name, address, telephone number and email address on your submission. We do not produce your work, we provide a venue for you to present actors performing your play. There are no costs involved for anyone. Seeking actors and directors, too!

Deadline: April 15, 2017 (OVER)

Email:
submissions@pineyforkpress.com

 

Events from 2012

 

2013 Play Festival!

 

2014 Play Festival!

 

Events from 2015

 

2015 Play Festival!

 

Events from 2016

 

2016 Play Festival!

 

Equity Library Theater presented Three Hots and a Cot.

 

Equity Library Theater presented Plays by my Father.

 

Equity Library Theater presented Short plays by Johnny Culver (here)

 

Equity Library Theater presented an afternoon of short plays by John Ladd.

 

Equity Library Theater presented Catherine and Petruchio in 2014!

 

Equity Library Theater presented The Bermuda Curse in 2013!

 

 

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

Equity Library Theater Gives Itself a Party
by ANDREW L. YARROW
Published: February 7, 1988

 

''AT Equity Library Theater, the actor is our focus,'' declared George Wojtasik, the theater's producing director.

 

Similar sentiments might be voiced by the director of almost any theater company, but none could say so with more conviction than Mr. Wojtasik. His Upper West Side Theater - the country's oldest actors' showcase -will celebrate its 45th season tomorrow at Town Hall with a benefit called ''My Funny Valentine,'' a program of Richard Rodgers love songs.

 

The theater, which is on the ground floor of an apartment building at Riverside Drive and 103d Street, has been something of an anomaly among New York performing-arts institutions since it was established in November 1943. The founders were Sam Jaffe of Actors' Equity Association and George Freedley, the theater curator for the New York Public Library.

 

''It was founded to showcase artists to people in casting positions and provide free theater'' to people who couldn't afford Broadway prices, said Mr. Wojtasik. ''At that time, if actors weren't working on Broadway, they had no other place to work. The showcase was born with E.L.T., and it even predated the Off Broadway movement by a few years.'' Over the years, more than 11,500 actors, directors and stage technicians have displayed their talents to producers, casting directors and agents in at least 600 productions at the theater, and Mr. Wojtasik said about 60 percent had gotten paid acting jobs as a result of those appearances.

 

With only about 5 percent of the city's 20,000 Equity members acting for a living at any one time, the theater has not only served as a remarkably successful theatrical employment agency, but it has also been a launching pad for hundreds of performers. Jason Robards was a little-known actor when he appeared in ''The Petrified Forest'' in 1955. James Earl Jones got his start in a 1959 production of ''Dark of the Moon.''

 

Also on the theater's roster of illustrious alumni are Martin Balsam, Ossie Davis, Danny DeVito, Jack Klugman, Harvey Korman, Anne Meara, Sidney Poitier, Jerry Stiller, Rod Steiger and Treat Williams. And the theater's couples include Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach, who met in a 1945 production of ''This Property Is Condemned.''

 

Jean Stapleton remembers being ''an aspiring, very young actress'' when she interviewed for a role in a 1947 production of ''The Corn Is Green,'' which also featured a young actor named Richard Kiley. ''I was assigned a very small part,'' Miss Stapleton said, but she was asked to step in with only 10 days' notice when the leading actress slipped on the ice. ''An agent who saw the show called me and said I'd be right for the road company of 'Harvey,' '' Miss Stapleton said. ''I got the job and that was my first big break in theater.''

 

Tony Randall's appearances in ''The Second Mrs. Tanqueray'' and ''The Millionairess'' - with Charlton Heston - during the 1948-49 season did not leadd to immediate stardom, but he said the theater had been ''absolutely crucial for many actors' careers.''

 

''Today, there are all sorts of showcases, but this is the only one with a real budget and full productions,'' said Mr. Randall, who is a member of the theater's board.

 

Equity Library Theater began its life as a sort of New York City road show, with performances rotating among 11 theaters built during the Depression in branches of the New York Public Library. After the library withdrew its support in 1948, the theater spent a season roaming the city before settling in the Lenox Hill Playhouse on East 70th Street. It stayed there until 1961, when it moved to the Master Theater on Riverside Drive.

 

''It was a residential hotel for artists, with a theater, studios and a museum, known as the Master Institute of United Arts,'' Mr. Wojtasik explained. This little artists' colony eventually withered, and the family that owned 310 Riverside Drive sold the building in the 1970's, but the theater remained.

 

In its early years, the theater presented as many as 56 productions annually, but during Mr. Wojtasik's 21-year tenure, its season has been reduced to a more manageable chaotic schedule of four musicals, each of which is performed for four weeks, and four plays, each with three-week runs. ''When E.L.T. was formed, the League of New York Theaters said we couldn't do original works,'' Mr. Wojtasik explained, ''so we only present revivals or public-domain works.''

 

The theater also agreed with Actors' Equity that - since actors would not be paid - it would try to use Equity members and not charge admission. Tickets now cost $10 ($5 for the elderly) to help support a $750,000 budget, and the theater continues to provide opportunities for about 200 actors during each 40-week season.

 

''We try to do the full range of theater over four or five seasons,'' Mr. Wojtasik said. ''Our library concept is to try to do one classic and one or two American comedies or dramas a season. And of the musicals, we try to do one contemporary work, one golden oldie and one piece of fluff.'' A successful revival of ''Side by Side by Sondheim'' just closed; Thursday, Bernard Pomerance's ''Elephant Man'' opens.

 

Actors receive only a subway-and-sandwich stipend of $5 a day, yet 400 to 700 people audition for each production, and about 100 directors vie for eight chances to direct each season. Stars may be made at the theater, but name performers almost never appear. ''I don't want lead roles taken from young actors,'' said Mr. Wojtasik. ''And I don't cotton to the theory of having a star so that actors can have the experience of working with a star.''

 

In 1986, the theater signed a 15-year lease that will keep it ensconced on Riverside Drive into the 21st century. Its financial health was also helped by the addition last year of a balcony with 116 revenue-producing seats, expanding the theater's capacity to 384 seats.

 

Given the many constituencies the theater serves, Mr. Wojtasik is sanguine about the theater's future. ''E.L.T. will be alive,'' he said, ''as long as actors want to be seen, casting directors need actors and audiences want to see good, inexpensive theater.''

 

Johnny Culver, current director of ELT, agrees.

 

 

A few reviews:

 

“An Afternoon with the Piney Fork Press Theater” - January 7, 2012

 

David Garrick’s “Katherine and Petrucio” at Equity Library Theater

 

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Acting (New York)

 

 

 

“And Then There Were None”

Rogers                           

 

2016 Gingerbread Players

“Oliver!”                                           

Brownlow                    

 

2016 Boys and Girls Harbor, Heckscher Theatre

“All in the Timing”                         

Typewriter/Trotsky

 

2016 First String Players

“The Father (staged reading)”

The Pastor                   

 

2015 Equity Library Theater

“Timothy and Mary”                    

Timothy                        

 

2015 Columbia University, Manhattan Repertory Theater

“Keeping Up Appearances” 

Emmett                         

 

2015 FAPC Theater Fellowship/Equity Showcase (US Premiere)

 “Our Town”                                    

Howie Newsome      

 

2014 St. Barts Players

”The Shabbos List”                       

Mike Green                 

 

2014 Thespis Theater Festival (Full Prod.), the Drama League (Staged Reading)

“Nude with Violin”                       

Clinton Preminger

 

2014 FAPC Theater Fellowship

“Kiss or Make Up”                        

Hanley Swope            

 

2014 First String Players

“Bye Bye Birdie”                            

Harry MacAfee          

 

2013 Gingerbread Players

“Black Ice”                                        

Mr. Burton                   

 

2012 Manhattan Rep

“Anything Goes”                           

Rev. Dobson               

 

2012 Maggie’s Theater

“Eben on the Dark Side”            

Eben Scrooge             

 

2011 2013 Manhattan Rep

“To Kill A Mockingbird”               

Heck Tate                     

 

2011 St Jeans Players

“Talking Pictures”                          

Mr. Jackson                 

 

2011 St Jeans Players

“Amateurs”                                     

Wayne Seabury         

 

2011 Parkside Players

“Pygmalion”                                    

Neppomuck                

 

2010 Gingerbread Players

“The Comedy of Errors”             

Angelo, the Goldsmith

 

2009 Gingerbread Players

“The Man Who Came to Dinner”

 

Westcott/Other        

 

2008 FAPC Theater Fellowship

Playwriting/Directing/Producing (New York)

“All in the Timing (Death of Trotsky)”      Director                        

 

Working Actors Studio, New York, 2016

“Diary of Anne Frank”                                    Director                        

 

FAPC Theater Fellowship/Equity Showcase, 2016

“Asylum”                                                             Director                        

 

The Secret Theater One Act Festival, New York (Kirby Wright, playwright), 2016

“The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde”              Producer                      

 

Jefferson Market Players, NYPL, 2016

“Edward’s Closet”                                            Director                        

 

MITF Short Play Lab /13th Street Rep/Between Us Productions, New York (Jenn Dlugos, playwright), 2016

“Trout Day”                                                        Playwright/Director

 

Equity Library Theater, 2016

“College Without Walls”                                Director/Producer

 

Manhattan Repertory Theater, 2016 (M. Sanders, playwright)

“Plays by Alice Gerstenberg”                      Director                        

 

Equity Library Theater, 2015

“Angel on a Yellow Couch”                           Director                        

 

Strawberry One Act Festival, 2015 (KK Gordon, playwright)

“Potpie Lake”                                                    Playwright/Director

 

Langston Hughes Cultural Center, 2015

 “Keeping Up Appearances” (US Premiere) Director                 

 

FAPC Theater Fellowship/Equity Showcase, 2015

 “Across The Lake”                                           Playwright/Director

 

Students from HB Studios, 2012, Thespian Productions, 2013, Manhattan Repertory Theater, 2014

“A Dolls Life”                                                      Director                        

 

Thespian Productions, 2014 (Martha Patterson, playwright)

“Fred and Shirley” “Potpie Lake”               Playwright/Director

 

St. Jeans Players One Act Festival, 2014

“Cowboy Nocturne”                                       Director                        

 

The Secret Theater One Act Festival, New York (Evan Blake, playwright), 2014

“The Bermuda Curse”                                    Playwright/Director

 

Students from HB Studios, Cap21 Theater, New York, 2013

Hangin’ with Satan”                                      Director                        

 

Teatro LATEA, New York, 2013 (Reynaldo Rivera, playwright), 2013

“Something Good to Eat”                             Director                        

 

Between Us Productions, New York (John Glass, playwright), 2013

“ “The House on the Hill”                              Playwright/Director

 

New York Public Library/ Lenox Hill Auditorium, 2013

 “The Bionic Woman Scrapbook”               Playwright/Director

 

Love Creek Productions, the Producers Club, 2012

“In Swirly Letters”                                            Playwright/Director

55th and Bleecker” at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, 2012

“You Don’t Have To Go To Kansas…”        Director                        

 

Love Creek Productions, 2012 (Le Wilhelm, playwright)

 “Another Life”                                                  Director                        

 

Strawberry One Act Festival, 2012 (A. Esposito, playwright)

 “The Value of Empty Boxes”                      Director/Producer

 

Manhattan Repertory Theater, 2011 (A. Leventman, playwright)

“A Bite to Eat with Edwina”                          Playwright                    

 

The Puzzle, Marble Collegiate Church, New York, 2011

“Equity Library Theater Playwriting Festival” Director/Producer

 

New York, 2012 -