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Jun
8
12:30 PM12:30

Brunchily Ever After

It's the last brunch of the season, and we're going out in style: Happy endings for everyone!

June brings five new plays from Youngblood Artists, all about happy endings.  Meanwhile, we've got enough bacon and eggs (plus open bar) to tide you over until next season.

Join us this Sunday, June 8th Performances start at 1pm.  

Buffet opens at 12:30.


IT'S GONNA TURN OUT OK FOR YOU
by Krista Knight


directed by Jeremy Bloom
with Sean McIntyre, Eugene Young Oh and Kelli Lynn Harrison* 


ALWAYS SUPREME


directed by Abigail Zealy Bess
with Dawn McGee*, Jonathan Randell Silver* and Lucy DeVito*


POINT A TO B
by Tony Meneses


directed by Andrew Grosso*
with Jared McGuire* and Brett Robinson


AFTER THE GOLD RUSH
by Will Snider


directed by John Giampietro*
with Tommy Crawford, Eloise Eonnet, Will Turner, Tony Vo, and Douglas Waterbury-Tieman


SOMEONE ELSE
by Lucy Teitler


directed by Colette Robert*
with Eddie Boroevich*, Turna Mete, and Jim Murtaugh*
 

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May
4
1:30 PM13:30

So You Think You Can Brunch

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN BRUNCH?

Waltz. Tango. Scrambled. Over-easy. 

 Enjoy 5 new plays about dance from our Youngblood Artists while dancing your own salsa with eggs, bacon and an open bar. 

Join us this Sunday, May 4th
Performances start at 1pm.  

Buffet opens at 12:30.


FISHING FOR COMPLIMENTS
by Olivia Dufault

directed by Linsay Firman*
choreographed by Dax Valdes
with Curran Connor*, Denny Bess*, Shyko Amos*, Bjorn DuPatty*, Nadia Gan, and Samantha Sembler.


DEATH WISH
by Mariah MacCarthy

directed by Sidney Eric Wright
with Tyler Hanes and Naomi Kakuk


(TWINK)LE TOES
by Tony Meneses

directed by Nick Leavens
with Jay Patterson*, Dylan Dawson, David Mitsch, Chris Gwynn, and Paul Pecorino


THE SNIPER DANCE
by Will Snider

directed by John Giampietro*
with Dave Thomas Brown and Lilli Stein


CLOSENESS
by Leah Nanako Winkler

directed by Morgan Gould
with Amir Wachterman Tommy Heleringer, Ike Ufomandu, Mary Monahan and Maggie Raymond 

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Apr
6
1:30 PM13:30

Abracadabrunch

April 6th, join EST's under 30 playwright program, Youngblood, for a brunch that will defy the limits of reality and stun even the most skeptical of disbelievers.  It's the magic brunch.

Watch as we stun you with 5 new plays about magic while simultaneously filling you up with eggs, bacon and open bar. 


JULIA COMES HOME
by Cory Finley

directed by R.J. Tolan*
consulting magician Evan McGorty
with Brigitte Viellieu-Davis* and Evan McGorty


TECHNOMANCY
by Krista Knight 

directed by Tom Costello
music by Barry Brinegar
with Patrick Terry 


THE AMAZING MELVIN
by Willie Orbison 

directed by  Liz Carlson
consulting magician Jeff Grow
with Dylan Dawson, Turna Mete and Curran Connor*


DIVIDED: A LOVE STORY
by Jen Silverman

directed by Matt Dickson
consulting magicians Peter Maloney and Ruy Iskandar
with Ruy Iskandar, Darcy Fowler and Chiara Atik 


A LITTLE FORCE
by Lucy Teitler

directed by John Giampietro*
consulting Magician Alex Fleming
with Mike Smith Rivera*, Ron Domingo and Curran Connor*

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Mar
2
1:00 PM13:00

Take This Job And Brunch It

Work sucks.  Brunch doesnt. 

TAKE THIS JOB AND BRUNCH IT features 5 new short plays by our Youngblooders. Join us at 12:30 for pancakes, bacon, and open bar.  Performances start at 1pm


SMOKE BREAK
by Willie Orbison

directed by Christina Roussos
with Brad Anderson and Lucy DeVito*


JOHN, WHO'S HERE FROM CAMBRIDGE
by Martyna Majok

directed by Nick Leavens
with Layla Koshnoudi and Gregg Mozgala


CONVERSATIONS I WROTE DOWN WHILE TEMPING
by Anna Moench

directed by Liz Carlson
with Sasha Diamond, Diana Ruppe*, Kelli Lynn Harrison*, Dawn McGee*, Graham Stuart Allen, Mike Smith Rivera*, and Bob Jaffe*


UNTITLED PLAY ABOUT BALLS
by Kim Davies

directed by Danya Taymor
with Alex Grubbs and Cleo Gray


FRANKIE THE CASHIER
by Emily Chadick Weiss

directed by Claudia Weill*
with Jonathan Randell Silver*, Richmond Hoxie*, and Cathy Curtin*

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Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Brunch, Actually

Because we <3 Youngblood and Youngblood <3s Us. 

Join us at 12:30 for pancakes, eggs, bacon and bar, and then, at 1:00, fall in love with five new plays by five Youngblood playwrights.  

Also, we'll have you out in time for anything else that might be happening in New York/New Jersey on February 2nd.  


EVOLVED
by Lucy Gillespie

directed by Nick Leavens
with Bradley Anderson, Lucy DeVito*, Katherine Folk Sullivan, and Dawn McGee*


THE ART OF MAKING LOVE
by Brendan Hill

directed by Riley Teahan
with Shyko Amos* and Dave Gelles*


SAPPHIC WASHROOM
by Mariah MacCarthy

directed by Danya Taymor
with Diana Ruppe*, Lilli Stein, and Brigitte Viellieu-Davis*


WOMEN IN TECH
by Tony Meneses

directed by Kel Haney*
with Ryan Karels, Drew Lewis, Sean MacIntyre, Turna Mete, and Debargo Sanyal*


EDIE & LENNY
by Christopher Sullivan

directed by John Giampietro*
with Polly Adams*, Merissa Czyz, Brandon Drea, Eli Gelb, Erica Lutz, Bobby Moreno*, James Murtaugh*, and Laura Ramadei

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Jan
5
1:00 PM13:00

An Object at Brunch Tends to Stay at Brunch

The 2014 Science Brunch Sunday, 1/5 at 1pm

This batch of plays tackle science and tech from a variety of (mostly comic) angles.
Drinks pancakes and bacon start at 12:30, performances start at 1pm. 


SCIENCE FAIR
by Chiara Atik

directed by Colette Robert*
with RJ Tolan*, Graeme Gillis* and Hanna Cheek 

Fourth grade science is a cut-throat business, especially among Park Slope parents. 


THE LACRHYMATORY FACTOR
by Clare Barron

directed by Linsay Firman*
with Megan Hill*, Heather Robb and Darcy Fowler*

The advent of onions without the enzyme that makes you cry does nothing to improve the emotional lives of three women. 


ALL THE TWINS IN SWITZERLAND
by Alex Borinsky

directed by John Giampietro*with Lou Liberatore*, Susan Merson*, Justin Perkins, Debbie Lee Jones*, Justin Perkins, Cory Antiel and Jonathan Randell Silver*

A young man's coming out to his grandfather which erupts into a
family-wide debate on whether his sexuality is a product of biology or
choice. 


THE TROUGH
by Cory Finley

directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt
with Danielle Slavick and Haskell King*

Watch the evolving relationship of a climatologist and a zoologist, as they
try to make their own fun at the McMurdo research station. 


FOREST FOR THE TREES
by Anna Moench

directed by RJ Tolan*
with Meera Kumbhani, Steve Boyer* and Sean McIntyre

Progress in forestry technology both puts forestry at risk as a career and ruins a perfectly good one-night stand between a student and his adjunct professor. 


GEMENOID F
by Leah Nanako Winkler

directed by Matt Dickson*
with Mari Yamamoto, Joel de la Fuente and Lilli Stein

A young woman attempts to seduce a renowned robots scientist but struggles to compete with his latest creation.

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Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

Come They Told Me Ba-runch A-Brunch Brunch

Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry.  This Sunday we're adding some culture to all of the holiday revelry with five new plays from our Youngblood crew.  After all, we're not heathens.  Join us for pancakes, eggs, bacon, pastries and our merriest open bar yet and enjoy plays by Leah Nanako Winkler, Mariah MacCarthy, Jen Silverman, Alex Borinsky, and Chris Sullivan! 


CHRISTMAS EVE, SHANGHAI
by Alex Borinsky


directed by Jeremy Bloom
with Denny Dale Bess*, Steve Boyer*, Layla Khoshnoudi, Patrick Link, Thomas Lyons*, Eric March, Allyson Morgan, Brian Rady and Amy Staats*


THE JORDANS
by Mariah MacCarthy


directed by John Giampietro*
with Margot Avery*, Dave Thomas Brown, Molly Carden* and Laura Ramadei


IN TIME FOR DINNER
by Jen Silverman

directed by Colette Robert*
with Katie Consamus, Catherine Curtin*, Eric Miller and Sean McIntyre
 


I HAVEN'T SEEN GREMLINS
by Chris Sullivan

directed by Rachel Dart
with Bobby Moreno*, Abby Rosebrock, Chet Siegel and Jonathan Randell Silver


ALONE ON CHRISTMAS - W4MW - 28 (BROOKLYN)
by Leah Nanako Winkler

directed by Matt Dickson
with Brad Bellamy*, Alex Borinsky, Darcy Fowler and Chris Sullivan

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Nov
3
1:00 PM13:00

The Brunch Beneath My Wings

EST/Youngblood’s first brunch of 2012/2013 in association with The 52nd Street Project

The 52nd Street Project works with neighborhood kids on original theater pieces.  For our third collaboration with the Project, five Youngblood playwrights created plays custom-written for one of the teens from the Project to perform in, surrounded by professional actors. Presenting FIVE brand new plays, plus a brunch buffet of pancakes, eggs, bacon, pastries and fruit!

Five brand new short plays about what it means to be a hero.
Not a superhero.  Not a sandwich.*
Just a hero. 
*okay maybe also a sandwich.

Special thank you to the Tools for Life Foundation and Melina Brown for making this brunch possible.


BRAVE THINGS
by Chiara Atik

directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt
featuring the 52nd Street Project's Delia Cadman
with Molly Carden* and Emma Galvin
 


LANDLORD OF SOUL
by Patrick Link


directed by Linsay Firman*
featuring the 52nd Street Project's Alvin Garcia
with Rob Askins*, Darcy Fowler and Jason Liebman*
 


TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY
by Eric March

directed by Andrew Grosso*
featuring the 52nd Street Project's Enrique Cabaellero
with Kelly Anne Burns*, Dylan Dawson, Sean Huddlestan and Mike Smith Rivera


HERO HERO
by Anna Moench

directed by Colette Robert*
featuring the 52nd Street Project's Asia Rosado
with Guy Boyd*, Tim Cain*, Helen Coxe* and Keola Simpson


OCCUPY 52ND STREET
by Willie Orbison

directed by Rachel Dart
featuring the 52nd Street Project's Daquan Nelson
with Cleo Gray, Seth Kirschner, Lou Liberatore*, and Patricia Randell*

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