American Legacy
Metropolitan Playhouse

The American Legacy

220 East Fourth Street  ~  New York, New York   10009
Administration: (212) 995 8410  ~  Tickets: (800) 838 3006
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Submissions now accepted: East Village Chronicles, Vol. 11
Submit your one-act play about progress in the East Village/Lower East Side


Season 23
fishSeptember 2014 - June 2015

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Join "New England's next great memoirist"Sarah Payne Stuart
Sarah Payne Stuart
for a talkback
Saturday, October 18, following the 3 pm performance

(Copies of her latest, Perfectly Miserable,
on sale here and at the theater.)

                York Times

"Fine revival....all 12 actors are impressive...[and] the emotional complexity keeps things hopping"
- Anita Gates

"Admirable staging...excellent cast....nearly flawless...deserves to be seen"
- Dmitry Zvonkov, Stage and Cinema

"Excellent....truly an experience you don’t get at most theaters" - David Lally, nytheaternow
"Magnificent....superb more lost classic."
Victor Gluck,

Olivia Killingsworth is "simply marvelous as Jane. What a powerful actress!....
Sterling direction."

-Brenda Repland, ArabVistas

"Well acted...emotionally charged....Corbett is excellent as the short-sighted Ben"
Simon Saltzman, CurtainUp

Jane and Ben
Olivia Killingsworth* and Quinlan Corbett*
photo: Jacob J. Goldberg

Winner of the 1923 Pulitzer Prize
by Owen Davis

September 19 - October 19, 2014

A love story with a heart
as warm as a
New England Winter



Dan Gallant of
NuyoricanPoet's Cafe
in New York Post

Read Michael Feingold on

Broadway vs. ... Not Broadway
Village Voice
Could we agree more?

Metropolitan here!

DCAThis program is
supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural
Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

NYSCAThis production is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York state Legislature.

New York IT Awards