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Season 25

October 2016 - June 2017
Save the Date:

Metropolitan's 25th Anniversary Benefit
New York Timez

"A rare revival by the Metropolitan Playhouse shines up this 1862 play just fine....a thought-provoking discovery, presented by a first-rate troupe."
-Ken Jaworoski

Talkin' "This production is a real winner for the
Metropolitan Playhouse."
-Howard Milller, Talkin' Broadway

Regina Gibson*
photo: Alex Tremitiere

Leah, the Forsaken
February 10 - March 12

Read More about the play,melodrama, & Judaism on the 19th century stage...

Pablo Zinger and Nicole Murad
photo: Adriana Sananes

A Rainbow of Jewish Songs
Nicole Murad
and Pablo Zinger

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Zinger and Murad bring their Sephardic, Ashkenazi, Latin-American and North-American backgrounds together in a program of Sephardic, Yiddish, and Jewish-inspired songs.

Jason Brown* (actor) Jeanise Aviles (in photo, neighbor portrayed)
photo: Chris Harcum

A Mile in Your Shoes
creating a performance from oral history
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Metropolitan Playhouse teams up with the New York Public Library for a round table discussion on oral history-based performance.

Metropolitan in the New Yorker

"Getting Close to Fascism with Sinclair Lewis's
'It Can't Happen Here'"
- newyorker.com, Oct. 19th, 2016
The Leonard Lopate Show Interview
93.9 FM / AM 820

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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.
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