The American Legacy
220 East Fourth Street ~ New York, New York 10009
(212) 995 8410
Laurence Cantor and Alfred Gingold in
Day Old Bread by Robert Anthony.
Photo by Alex Roe
Monday 8/3 at 7pm
Annie Bandez aka Little Annie
Monday 8/17 at 7 pm
8/10 at 8 pm
Reading: Tales from Beautiful Pearl's, by Judy Chicurel
8/17 at 8 pm
Discussion Panel: The Changing East Village, featuring
Council Member Rosie Mendez, District 2
Erric Ferrara, Founder of the East Village History Project
Steve Zeitlin, Founder of City Lore
Marguerite van Cook, Executive Director, Howl! Festival
Directed Derek Jamison
by Chad Beckim
A part-time New Yorker prepares to leave this part of her life behind, but her Loisaida boyfriend takes one last chance to show her the real heart of his city.
by Pam Dickler
On his way to a Norfolk Street synagogue to fulfill one of his father’s last wishes, Ben learns from modern residents that the more things change in the Village, the more its spirit survives.
The First Five Days
by George Holets
Thirty years after he left for a "real" career, Luka is back in town to be a writer. But in the new East Village, how does an old man fit between bars and baristas?
The East Fourth Street Years
by Morna Murphy Martell
Defying their religious traditions, Howie and Mary moved to the East Village with only their love and their dreams. On their way to success, they learn there is more to the theater than Broadway and more to religion than restraints.
by Robert Anthony
Old Maxie is content to wait out his remaining years on a park bench, throwing crumbs for birds long gone. Buzz, his longtime friend, is hardly so complacent.
by Michael Bettencourt
A Tisch student on assignment to photograph "street life" crosses swords with mouthy panhandler with her own syllabus for life on the street.
Tower of Toys
by Jackob G. Hofmann
A couple in the 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden finds the future of their relationship in Eddie's Tower of Toys.
by Diane Spodarek
Roberta was a rock star, Sara raised her daughter. Thirty years later, the two estranged friends seek common cause in their troubled granddaughter.
Keri Setaro* as burlesque star Peekaboo Pointe
Teresa Kelsey* as bartender Joan Ryan , Joe's Bar
Danielle Quisenberry* as Victor Green: porter, charmer, and a married man
Abraham Sparrow as former undercover narcotics officer Jerry Speziale
Jared Houseman as Jack of Some Trades Matthew Bertolini
Lisa Barnes* as recent emigrée Lyudmila
Cantor, Scott Casper*, Alfred
Gingold*, Sarah Hankins*, Elka Rodriguez*, Alejandro Rodriguez, Ethan
Sher* Jacqueline van Biene*, and Jamee Vance*.
* Denotes members of Actors Equity Association.
East Village Chronicles, Vol. 6 and Alphabet City VI are AEA approved showcases