Live theater is back in Brooklyn, with Gallery Players’ 57th season!
September 23 – October 8, 2023
First performed 2,500 years ago, this trilogy of Greek tragedies is foundational to all western theater and speaks to us today from across the centuries. Following the vicissitudes of the infamous House of Atreus, starting with the murder of Agamemnon at the hands of his wife Clytemnestra, the Oresteia asks what sort of society do we want: a vindictive, vengeful society or one where the rule of law prevails?
Do I Hear a Laugh?
A Weekend of Comedy Readings
October 21 – October 22, 2023
A trio of staged readings featuring plays by some of drama’s drollest. Featuring The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, and Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw. This will be a weekend full of laughs!
December 2 – December 17, 2023
An Irish musician and a Czech immigrant meet on the streets of Dublin and a powerful but complicated love story unfolds. It’s the story of a guy who gave up and the girl who inspired him to dream again. This emotionally captivating musical is the only show to have music that won an Academy Award, a Grammy, an Olivier Award and a Tony.
Black Box New Play Festival
January 25 – February 4, 2024
Gallery has a history of supporting emerging playwrights, fostering play development, and producing world premieres. Now in its 27th year, our playwright-focused festival aims to polish and perfect a collection of new plays and offer a home where playwrights can deepen their stagecraft and hold a mirror up to our time.
March 9 – March 24, 2024
Set in the 1950s, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play is the 6th play in Wilson’s monumental, ten-part ‘Pittsburgh Cycle.’ Troy Maxson, an African American garbage collector and ex-convict once had a promising career in baseball, but Troy’s bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and his son, who now wants his own chance to play ball. Fences brings to life the struggles of everyday black Americans.
Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
May 4 – May 19, 2024
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, this award-winning musical tells the story of an extraordinary girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. With high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous girl-power romp that revels in the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination.