The American Legacy
220 East Fourth Street ~ New York, New York 10009
East Side Stories RETURN
4 evenings of MORE NEW plays about the life and lore of the Lower East Side
April 13 - May 3, 2015
The Lower East Side as it was and like it is
A part of Lower East Side History Mont
"Metropolitan Playhouse does this kind of theater better....a fine place for giving focus to big problems and small victories."
An interview with playwright Al Meglin in New York Newsday
An interview with Chris Harcum and Jody Christopherson
and further profiles of their work in
2 New One-Act Plays
about turbulent times
3 new monologues:
Gender bending, Age defying, Race crossing...
based on interviews with our neighbors, and told entirely in their own words.
That's How Angels Arranged
written and performed by Lillian Rodriguez*
as Jonas Mekas
Filmmaker, poet, and artist. Founder the Film-Makers' Cooperative and the Film-Makers' Cinematheque, now the Anthology Film Archives
written and performed by Jason Brown*
as Jeanise Aviles
Hair Artist/Color Specialist/WigMaker/PerformanceArtist/KnitBomber
written and performed by Tammy McNeill*
as Jimmy Webb
Manager and buyer at Trash and Vaudeville
(A.K.A. the punk Peter Pan)
3 New One-Act Plays
about the fastest game in town
Village Vignette: An Improbable Romance
3 new monologues
Gender bending, Age defying, Race crossing...based on interviews with our neighbors, and told entirely in their own words.
written and performed by Brigitte Barnett*
as Alex Harsley
Founder and director of the 4th street Photo Gallery located in the Lower East Side.
Because You Are Good
written and performed by Jody Christopherson*
as Clove Galilee
Experimental Theater Artist, Choreographer
Mabou Mines Artistic Associate
Not to Judge
written and performed by Randy Lee*
as Corlie Ohl
Your friendly, bossy, sassy, and giving real estate agent
|* These actors appear
courtesy of Actors Equity Association
These programs are part of East Village Chronicles, Vol. 11, and Alphabet City XI, and are all Equity Showcases.