East Side Stories: Revolutions
Four plays in one evening about ruptures small and large, gentle and violent, from the past and the future, in a neighborhood that is ever reinventing.
by Nina Howes
Before Stella Adler, Sophie Tucker, Jerry Lewis; before Yiddish Theater was rivaling shows on Broadway;
Boris Thomashefsky, a young teenager on New York's lower East side, dreamed of singing music from his country, in his language - Yiddish. And he did.
The Fall of Boss Tweed
by Steve Kalvar
The tragic fall from grace of a corrupt New York City-Tammany Hall politician who, in 1872, confused politics with friendship.
by David Vazdauskas
Summer, 1978. Young runaways and rebels find freedom in the abandoned buildings of the Lower East Side, and find a savior in the father-like punk music club manager whose purpose is to keep dreams alive.
by Sergio Castillo
American Fascism has become the law of the land. Now, in an empty safe house, two Leftists argue on what is to be done: reform or revolt.
Running Time: Approx. 1.5 hours
Metropolitan Playhouse (View)
220 East Fourth Street
New York, NY 10009
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