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The American Legacy

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Season 25

October 2016 - June 2017
Do you submit?
One-act plays
accepted for the 13th
East Village Chronicles

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Coming in October
End of Summer, by S.N.

October 7 - November 6, 2016
a comedy for a change of season

Two special readings for two special anniversaries . . .
Trifles, a reading
Tuesday, October 4
7 pm

a reading in honor of
the centennial of
Susan Glaspell's breakthrough drama

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It Can't Happen Here
Monday, October 24
7:30 pm

a reading of the new adaptation
by Tony Taccone and Bennett Cohen

in honor of the 80th anniversary of
the Federal Theater Project's adaptation of Sinclair Lewis's novel

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Latest Production:

Photos: Elena Bilko, Svetlana Didorenko, Vadim Goldenberg,
Debby Goldman, Erin Leland, Nando Tampubolo

O'NEILL (Unexpected)

Recklessness and Now I Ask You
2 early plays by Eugene O'Neill

Closed June 30

The Leonard Lopate Show Interview
93.9 FM / AM 820

The Villager
Interview with Director Alex Roe
by Trav S.D.
New York Times
listen closely. You can hear hints of great plays to come."
- Ken Jaworowski
"Truly surprising and unexpected....vastly entertaining"
-Victor Gluck

"Wonderful revivals"
Patricia N. Saffran,

-Susan Hall, Berkshire Fine Arts

"Unexpected to be sure...sly....snappy.... clever"
-David Finkle

"An unexpected treat"
-Brenda Repland, Eyes on World Cultures

"A revelation"
Alix Cohen, Woman Around Town

Metropolitan here!

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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