The American Legacy
Metropolitan Playhouse
The American Legacy

220 East Fourth Street  ~  New York, New York   10009
Administration: (212) 995 8410  ~  Tickets: 800-838-3006

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EAST SIDE STORIES: Transformation

Four new plays about making changes

Cooper Union, Cooper Union
Book and Lyrics by Sheilah Rae
Music by Debra Barsha
Who would dare to put men who were black or white,
Jewish or Christian, with…(gasp)... women in the same classroom?
The story of Peter Cooper's best and biggest idea song!

Sunshine in Every Window
by Rex McGregor
  In 1934, crusading city planner Mary Simkhovitch makes a difficult ally for Fiorello LaGuardia and Eleanor Roosevelt.  The mayor and First Lady just want to build the first public housing in America; Mary demands it live up to America’s ideals.

The Bowery Waltz
a comedy with dancing
by Jen Plants
On a rooftop in the Bowery, one last look at a glorious view and a ferocious contest to earn the right to sell it. But what’s the right price for generations of memories?

by Arlene Jaffe
Can a building have a soul? 105 Second Avenue: a literal cornerstone of East Village life, from beginning of the 20th century to the end, from den of iniquity to pillar of the community...the story of the many lives lived by one famous and infamous address

Information on other East Side Stories Shows:
The Wild Side
Performance Dates:

Thursday, April 6 at 7:30
Saturday, April 8 at 3
Wednesday, April 12 at 7:30
Saturday, April 15 at 7:30
Friday, April 21 at 7:30
Sunday, April 23 at 3

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Seth Clayton*
Kelly Dean Cooper*
Regina Gibson*
Trevor St. John Gilbert*
Ben Gougeon*
Deborah Green*
Sheila Joon*
Lianne Kressin*
Rebecca Odorisio*
Peter Tedeschi*

Directed by Michael Hardart

Stage Manager:  Heather Olmstead
Lights: Christpoopher Weston
Costume: Sidney Fortner

Music Direction: Danny Ashkenasi
Choreography: Rachael Kosch

*These actors and stage manager appear courtesy of Actors Equity Association.
East Village Chronicles, Volume 13 is an AEA approved showcase.