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Our next reading in our Delicious Comedy Series

The Madwoman of Chaillot
by Jean Giraudoux
(Adapted by Maurice Valency)
Directed by Kim T. Sharp

In this comic satire, an eccentric Madwoman recruits the street vagabonds of the Parisian Chaillot district to save the city from ruthless prospectors in a battle of love and humanity vs. brutality and avarice. 

September 27 & 28
7:00 pm
nany manocherian's the cell
338 W. 23rd St.

 
A talk-back will follow with Stephen Brier (Sept 27) and Brian Scott Lipton (Sept 28)
 

Our next reading in our Historically Speaking Series

The Brother
by John Hancock & Dorothy Tristan Hancock
Directed by Elowyn Castle

The true story of infamous trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenburg.
Following the smash hit staged reading, Break A Leg is proud to present this daring play about family, honor, and betrayal once more.

May 31, 2017
6:30pm
Mid-Manhattan Library
455 Fifth Avenue (40th Street)
6th Floor
 
A talk-back will follow with NY Times Columnist Sam Roberts

Silent Sky
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Elowyn Castle

The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt.
The play explores a woman's place in society during a time of
immense scientific discoveries, when women's ideas
were dismissed until men claimed credit for them.

April 5, 2017
6:30pm
The Graduate Center of CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue (btwn 34th and 35th streets)
The Science Room, Rm. 4102

A talk-back will follow moderated by Prof. Brian Schwartz, Brooklyn College and Graduate Center.

Sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Physics, the CUNY Academy for the
Humanities and Sciences and The National Science Foundation.

Scenes from our recent reading of
A Muslim In The Midst
by Anand Rao
Directed by Kim T. Sharp
With: Martin Kalwill, Deesha Ketkar, Ram Kanneganti,
Dipti Mehta, Jorge Torres, Anshuman Sharma
The Episcopal Actors' Guild, Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
 
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Artistic Director, Teri Black, Cast members:
Martin Kalwill, Deesha Ketkar, Anshuman Sharma, Ram Kanneganti, Dipti Mehta, Jorge Torres

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 Talkback Guest Speaker and lawyer, Chaumtoli Huq, Director, Kim T. Sharp, Playwright Anand Rao,
Artistic Director, Teri Black, Cast members, Ram Kanneganti and Deeksha Ketkar

Scenes from BAL's successful
staged reading of
A Little Lower Than The Angels
by David W. Christner
Directed by Valerie Adami
With:  Colin Dwyer, Brad Makarowski, Drew Jordan,
Steven Peacock Jacoby, Jessica Eleanor Grant, Kelsey Senteio
Bloomingdale Library, Saturday, November 12th, 2016


"Let me add my special thanks to each of you for bringing this play to life!  It never ceases to amaze me how gifted actors can turn simple words
on a page into living, breathing, feeling human beings who touch our hearts and haunt our souls.  As I said before, I cannot imagine anyone
doing a more beautiful performance of this play than what you did.  I will be forever in your debt. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"
                                                                                                - David W. Christner, Playwright, A Little Lower Than The Angels

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SAVE THE DATE!
 
May 31, 2017
The Brother
by Sam Roberts
Manhattan Midtown Library
 
   

Break A Leg is in our 21st Season thanks to your generous support! Help us continue to bring you fascinating new works, historical drama, science plays, and of course "delicious comedy"!  Click the button below to be connected to our page where you can donate securely through PAYPAL.
 
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BREAK A LEG PRODUCTIONS is the proud recipient of a 2014 $5,000 grant from the JARVIS AND CONSTANCE DOCTOROW FOUNDATION.
We have been grantees of the foundation since 2012 and have received a total of $10,000.
Here's what they're saying about us:

“We are delighted to inform you that your 2014 Grant Application to the Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation at the Community Foundation of Utah has been approved in the amount of $5,000. DFF is so pleased to be able to contribute to the good work that you do. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be a part of your vision.”

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THE BAL WORLD PREMIERE OF
Farm Hall
by David C.Cassidy
2014 Midtown International Theater Festival
A SOLD OUT HIT!
 

 

CONGRATULATIONS to BAL's actor Miller Lide, who won "Best Supporting Actor" in the Midtown International Theatre Festival for his role as Otto Hahn in Farm Hall by David C. Cassidy, Directed by Gerald vanHeerden! 

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Cast of the world premiere of
Farm Hall
by David C. Cassidy
at the Midtown International Theatre Festival,
directed by Gerald vanHeerden.
 
Check out Farm Hall mentioned in the NY Times: Click HERE
   

Here's what they said about Farm Hall:

"My thanks everyone at Break A Leg for all of the hard work. It really paid off. An outstanding show. Everyone I talked to loved it. I'm so glad for Break A Leg." 
- David & Janet Cassidy
 
"I was very impressed by the quality of the Farm Hall performance.  The acting was first rate, as was the play itself."
- Ben Bederson, Professor Emeritus, NYU
 
"Congrats to all! Great night... You pulled off an ambitious and engaging piece of theatre. Story and acting were both quite gripping... Will spread the word!" 
- Thomas Campbell Jackson

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