2017 Season

The Unexpected Guest

October 19 - November 5,  2017

 

Directed by Susanna Frazer.

Agatha "The Queen of Crime" Christie's famous noir mystery thriller!

A Month in the Country

May 25 - June 16,  2017

 

Directed by Susanna Frazer.

Brian Friel’s vibrant adaptation of Turgenev’s beloved tale.

Love Is In the Air!

6th Annual Benefit Event

February 24 - 26,  2017

 

Conceived and directed by Jim Fredericks

2016 Season

Frost/Nixon

October 27 - 30,  2016

 

Written by Peter Morgan

Directed by Susanna Frazer

A staging of David Frost's interview of Richard Nixon after his downfall, from a different politically polarized era!

3rd Annual Playwrights Workshop

June 17 - 26,  2016

Our actors read selected scenes from the exciting new work of our own playwrights, featuring John Barrow, Marilyn Crockett, Michael Davidson, Marge Nissen and Mark Speyer.

Althea, She Went to Hell

July 25 - 30,  2016

at the Midtown International Theatre Festival

 

Written by John Barrow

The Rev. Boykin, Jr. is in trouble.  His megachurch and his television ministry are losing money.  His wife Althea is fed up and wants out.  Death arrives one day to claim Boy and then all hell breaks loose!

Charles & Diana: The Musical

June 17 - 26,  2016

 

Written and composed by Lewis Papier, and directed by Janette Goleme

If Princess Diana could go back to relive her high profile, tumultuous life, would she make different choices? Charles & Diana: The Musical, offers her that opportunity.

The Country House

May 26 - June 12,  2016

 

By Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies

A theatrical family grapples with fame vs. art, mismatched love, buried secrets, explosive jealousies and the search for acceptance - in this charming, funny, emotional rollercoaster.

Rescuers - A staged reading of the new play

March 19 & 20,  2016

 

Written & performed by Kelly Taylor

Directed by Gretchen Cryer

 

Altruistic and unique - or rash and foolhardy?  One woman's journey from rescuer to rescued.

Comedy Night

Fifth Annual Benefit Event

2014-2015 Season

The Passion of Dracula

October 21 - November 7, 2015

 

Susanna Frazer directs the play by Bob Hall

and David Richmond, based on the novel

by Bram Stoker.  Read The Morningside Gardens News review here!

Playwrights Workshop

September 12-13, 2015

 

Our actors read selected scenes
from the exciting new work of our own playwrights!

Fences

May 14-31, 2015

Extended by popular demand to June 7!

by August Wilson

directed by Arthur French

 

A black family in 1957 Pittsburgh struggles with love, rivalry and betrayal as a troubled father is pitted against his son's dreams.

In Our Own Words

Fourth Annual Benefit Event

directed by Susana Frazer

 

A witty and profound collection of 22 great women's words in history! Woven into a collage of monologues, questions and song and played by 15 actresses.

Althea: She Went to Hell  

a new play by John Barrow

directed by Cecelia Riddett

 

Cecelia Riddett directed this dark comedy, set in a Southern Christian ministry, where Death's messenger arrives to claim the soul of a televangelist. The evangelist's wife elects to go in her husband's place and embarks on an interesting journey on her way to Hell.

 

2013-2014 Season

The Old Settler

by John Henry Redwood

directed by Ajene D. Washington

 

Winner of the 2014 AUDELCO Award for Best Revival!

 

 

Two lonely middle aged sisters in Harlem are thrown into turmoil, romance and hope with the arrival of a young man from the south.

 

Amore

Third Annual Cabaret Benefit

 

 

A celebration of Italian arias and folk songs, with wondeful donated food and drink from neighborhood restaurants!

 

All My Sons        

by Arthur Miller

directed by Susanna Frazer

 

 

A revival of Miller's explosive first Broadway hit! A mid-western family in post WW11 is forced to confront its dark secrets. EXTENDED.

 

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