Our next reading in our Uncharted Territory Series
by Natalie Bates, Mark Henry Levine, and Thomas Pierce
by Valerie Adami
Three thrilling original plays from the industry's best kept
secrets. Mark Henry Levine presents a friendship put to the test in The Kiss. Natalie Bates's The Game,
a cabal of old friends gather for a bridge game unlike any other. Finally, Thomas Pierce's Genesis tackles a
reunion of apocalyptic proportions.
150 W. 100th St.
will follow with Natalie Bates, writer of The Game.
Our next reading in our Delicious Comedy Series
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
nancy manocherian's the cell
338 W. 23rd
A talk-back will follow
with Stephen Brier (Sept 27) and Brian Scott Lipton (Sept 28)
Our next reading in our Historically Speaking Series
by John Hancock & Dorothy Tristan Hancock
Directed by Elowyn
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.
455 Fifth Avenue (40th Street)
A talk-back will follow with NY Times Columnist Sam
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
scientific discoveries, when women's ideas
were dismissed until men claimed credit for them.
April 5, 2017
The Graduate Center of CUNY
Fifth Avenue (btwn 34th and 35th streets)
The Science Room, Rm. 4102
will follow moderated by Prof. Brian Schwartz, Brooklyn College and Graduate Center.
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
Muslim In The Midst
by Anand Rao
Directed by Kim T. Sharp
Kalwill, Deesha Ketkar, Ram Kanneganti,
Mehta, Jorge Torres, Anshuman Sharma
The Episcopal Actors' Guild, Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Artistic Director, Teri Black, Cast members:
Martin Kalwill, Deesha Ketkar, Anshuman Sharma, Ram Kanneganti, Dipti Mehta, Jorge Torres
Talkback Guest Speaker and lawyer, Chaumtoli
Huq, Director, Kim T. Sharp, Playwright Anand Rao,
Artistic Director, Teri Black, Cast members, Ram Kanneganti and Deeksha
Scenes from BAL's successful
A Little Lower Than The Angels
by David W. Christner
Directed by Valerie
With: Colin Dwyer, Brad Makarowski, Drew Jordan,
Steven Peacock Jacoby, Jessica Eleanor Grant, Kelsey Senteio
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
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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May 31, 2017
by Sam Roberts
Manhattan Midtown Library
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We have been grantees of the foundation since 2012 and have received a total of $10,000.
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THE BAL WORLD PREMIERE OF
Hall2014 Midtown International Theater Festival
by David C.Cassidy
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!
Cast of the world premiere of
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 &
"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,
"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