Tags: New York

Fish Men

On a hot summer day in Washington Square Park, New York, a group of chess hustlers hope to hustle other players. Rey Reyes, a young professional agrees to their challenge. But as the chess game progresses, the circumstances of the characters are revealed, revealing their inner torments. An elderly chess player is revealed to be a Holocaust survivior.

The Secret Annex

Anne Frank has survived the war, and at age 25, she's ready to start a new chapter in New York City. Eager to publish a memoir of her time in hiding, Anne is sure it will launch her career as a writer. But when the only interested publisher demands drastic rewrites, Anne questions the meaning of her new life. Why did she survive, if not to share stories? In her compelling and provocative play, playwright Alix Sobler asks: Can the past be rewritten?

The Singing Forest

A play about gay history comparing Nazi Vienna in the 30s and celebrity-intoxicated New York, Freud appears as a friend in Vienna. The Riemans are your typical American family: they haven’t spoken to each other in decades. Severed by deeply buried secrets from the Holocaust, these endearing individuals are desperate to stay out of contact with each other. Their story takes you on a passage from today’s world of Starbucks, celebrity and therapy to Freud’s inner circle in Vienna and to Paris at the end of World War II.