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26th Season ~ Resilience
4 Mainstage Plays ~ Alphabet City: The Resilience ~ Concerts and Special Events
Metropolitan is the Obie Award winning theater
"helping us see, theatrically, where we’ve been and where we are."
We devote the 26th Season to plays about bouncing back.
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by Clyde Fitch
September 8 - October 8, 2017
|In the middle of the Great Depression an idyllic summer among the rich is threatened by forces that pit the haves against the have-nots.|
by Arthur Kopit
November 17 - December 17, 2017
|From 1968, the story of 19th Century
European Americans’ settlement of western North America
and displacement and confinement of the Native American
population, as well as its subsequent mythologizing of
that time…and told as a Wild West Show starring none
other than Buffalo Bill Cody! Written as a
protesting inquiry into the Vietnam War, Indians
resonates anew with today’s confrontations between
cultures foreign and domestic.
Rainbow of Jewish Songs
Nicole Murad & Pablo Zinger
|Zinger and Murad bring their
Sephardic, Ashkenazi, Latin-American and North-American
backgrounds together in a program of Sephardic and
|Area 9 Quartet
Boston's classical saxophone quartet returns for the third year to Metropolitan's intimate space.
||The annual participatory reading of Frank
Capra's sentimental classic. Everyone takes a role; the
more, the Mary-er.
|A Marriage Contract
by Augustin Daly
February 16-March 18, 2018
It's a comedy of country and city life when well-intentioned and determined lovers of each must contend with falling in love with one another. The valiant effort of a city boy to break himself to his country wife's little town nearly succeeds, in spite of its inertia and judgements. At least his failure opens some hitherto closed eyes and hearts.
|The Jewish King Lear
by Jacob Gordin
in a new English translation by
April 27 - May 27, 2018
|Jacob Gordin's 1892 play transformed Yiddish
theater in America. This piece, inspired by Shakespeare,
plumbed new depths of realism and helped shift the
theatrical mores toward serious drama.
City: The Resilience
|Based on interviews with neighbors,
a portrait of the East Village's responses to adversity
over the years.
Schedule subject to change. Metropolitan reserves the right to substitute alternate productions and to change performance dates as needed for any scheduled programs.
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