June 27, 2006

$ELLOUT more at The Brick

Filed under: Listings,Press Releases — offoffbway @ 5:20 pm

Whoo-hoo! Selling out works! We knew it! Congrats to all involved. Hopefully the next step is a Brick Theater IPO…
In all seriousness, this is one of the best off-off houses in the city. So take the freakin’ L train and get out to Williamsburg to see a show! (We’re not responsible if this happens.)

The Brick Theater, Inc. shamelessly announces EXTENSIONS of several

New York, New York June 26, 2006—With the success of this year’s
$ELLOUT FESTIVAL, The Brick Theater, Inc. is proud to continue this
year’s most artistically void summer festival throughout the summer,
with the extension of several shows.

THE $ELLOUT FESTIVAL will now continue to run through Saturday,
August 26 at The Brick Theater (575 Metropolitan Avenue, between
Union and Lorimer Streets, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn). Tickets for
each show are $10, and are available by calling Theatermania at
212-352-3101 (or toll-free at 1-866-811-4111) or online at
www.theatermania.com. For more information regarding THE $ELLOUT
FESTIVAL, visit www.bricktheater.com.


Greed: a Musical Love $tory (Featuring Anna Nicole! James Joyce!

Written and Directed by Robert Honeywell
Composed by: Robert Honeywell, Whitney Gardner & Meighan Stoops
Featuring: Gyda Arber, Bryan Enk, Robert Honeywell, Michael O’Brien,
Moira Stone
A tormented accountant who’s hungry for money sings and dances her
way through a day-in-the-life of 21st century New York City.
Accosted by various hallucinations — Anna Nicole Smith being chased
by her dead billionaire husband, James Joyce and W. B. Yeats begging
her to embrace art, a professor on a subway doing a striptease with
the floor-to-ceiling pole — she tries to maintain her sanity while
fighting off the urge to “massage the numbers” at her day job. With
perky song & dance numbers by Anna Nicole, Joyce, Yeats and a lusty,
wheelchair-bound J. Howard Marshall.
Tuesday, July 4 at 6 PM
Friday, July 7 at 9 PM
Saturday, July 8 at 3 PM and 8 PM
Thursday, August 10 at 8:30 PM
Saturday, August 12 at 9 PM
Sunday, August 13 at 3 PM
Thursday, August 17 at 8:30 PM
Saturday, August 19 at 9 PM
Sunday, August 20 at 3 PM
Thursday, August 24 at 8:30 PM
Saturday, August 26 at 9 PM

King Lear
Written by William Shakespeare; Directed by Michael Gardner
(Director of In A Strange Room – Top 10 plays of 2004, Time Out NY)
A monarch sells his kingdom to his daughters for their profession of
love. But when King Lear banishes his favorite daughter for failing
to buy, will he end up going insane? Gardner sells out The $ellout
Festival by not selling out. Or does he? What do you care? It’s free!
(except for ticket surcharge if ordered online)
Monday, July 3 – Sunday, July 30
Sundays at 3 PM, Mondays at 7 PM with an additional performance on
Friday, July 21 at 7 PM

The Kung Fu Importance of Being Earnest
Conceived by Timothy Haskell; Fight Directed by Qui Nguyen; Adapted
and Directed by Michael Gardner
Two English gentlemen in the 1890s secretly use the name “Ernest” in
their double lives…until they fall for English ladies who cherish
honesty. They settle their differences according to the ancient
methods of the Shaolin monks.
Friday, July 14 at 9 PM
Saturday, July 15 at 9:30 PM
Saturday, July 22 at 9:30 PM
Friday, July 28 at 9 PM
Saturday, July 29 at 9:30 PM
Saturday, August 12 at 7 PM
Saturday, August 19 at 7 PM
Friday, August 25 at 9 PM
Saturday, August 26 at 7 PM

Sexadelic Cemetery (A Bizarre $cience Fantasy)
Directed by Jeff Lewonczyk
The Brick Theater, Inc. and Piper McKenzie Productions
The year is not-so-subtly 1969. A company accountant comes to visit
a schlock film director’s vampire sexploitation set, and things get a
little wild when someone doses the lemonade with something a little
wacky… Lascivious freak outs ensue! Who’s sleeping with whom?
Who’s biting whom in the neck? When the 60s die, will they be reborn
as the undead 70s.
Thursday, July 13 – Saturday, July 29th
Thursdays at 8:30 PM and Saturdays at 7 PM

Additional extensions include The True Life Story of [YOUR NAME
: Tom Richford, Magic Monkey Dance Company, and Lisa Levy’s Red
Carpet LIVE!
Dates and performance schedules will be released shortly.

Now in its third year, The Brick Theater, Inc.’s wildly popular
summer festival series kicked off in 2004 with The Hell Festival and
continued last year with The Moral Values Festival.

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