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Sidney Fortner

 
Date of Birth: August 09, 2022
Date of Death: August 09, 2022 (0)
 

 





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RADIUM GIRLS Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse  Next Month Photo RADIUM GIRLS Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse returns to in-person performance with the New York premiere of D.W. Gregory's RADIUM GIRLS, newly revised for a limited run from October 28 through November 21, 2021, in person at the Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Laura Livingston (State of the Union, The Jazz Singer) directs.

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE SLEEPING CAR Photo Metropolitan Playhouse Presents THE SLEEPING CAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2021

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' readings, live-streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow: THE SLEEPING CAR, William Dean Howells. A silly play of repeatedly mistaken identities and misplaced infants, The Sleeping Car is another Howells probe of social norms in direct conflict with personal distress.

Metropolitan Playhouse to Present Free Screened Reading of  Alice Gerstenberg's EVER  Photo Metropolitan Playhouse to Present Free Screened Reading of Alice Gerstenberg's EVER YOUNG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2020

In its ongoing series, Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse will present a free 'screened' reading of Alice Gerstenberg's EVER YOUNG, via live stream video, with talkback to follow, on Saturday, June 6th, 2020 at 8 PM, EST.

RADIUM GIRLS Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse Photo RADIUM GIRLS Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2020

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents the New York premiere of D.W. Gregory's RADIUM GIRLS, newly revised for a limited run from March 19 through April 12, 2020, at the Playhouse home: 220 E 4th Street. Laura Livingston (State of the Union, The Jazz Singer) directs.

Metropolitan Playhouse Announces Playwright Opportunity Photo Metropolitan Playhouse Announces Playwright Opportunity
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2019

Now entering its 28th season, Obie Award-winning Metropolitan Playhouse is currently accepting submissions for its 15th presentation of East Village Chronicles, a festival of previously un-produced, one-act plays inspired by the diverse population, culture and history of Manhattan's Lower East Side. Playwrights of all races, religions, ethnicities, nationalities, gender identities, backgrounds, and political views are encouraged to submit. There is an honorarium of $100 for each script accepted for production. 

THUNDER ROCK Comes to the Metropolitan Playhouse Photo THUNDER ROCK Comes to the Metropolitan Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2019

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse revives Robert Ardrey's THUNDER ROCK for a limited run from January 16 through February 9, 2020, at the Playhouse home: 220 E 4th Street. Artistic Director Alex Roe directs.

EAST SIDE STORIES Announced At Metropolitan Playhouse Photo EAST SIDE STORIES Announced At Metropolitan Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2019

All New Plays Premiere in EAST SIDE STORIES, BACK AGAIN. Four diverse plays celebrate the life and lore of the East Village.

Metropolitan Revives THE POOR OF NEW YORK Photo Metropolitan Revives THE POOR OF NEW YORK
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse revives Dion Boucicault's THE POOR OF NEW YORK, with music from the era. The limited run from April 19 through May 19, 2019, plays at the Playhouse home at 220 E 4th Street. Artistic Director Alex Roe directs.

Pulitzer Prize Winner STATE OF THE UNION Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse Photo Pulitzer Prize Winner STATE OF THE UNION Comes to Metropolitan Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2019

Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse revives Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse's witty and apposite Pulitzer Winner, STATE OF THE UNION.  The limited run from February 8 through March 10, 2019, will be at the Playhouse home at 220 E 4th Street.

Metropolitan Playhouse and Next Stage Studio Present Linda Kuriloff's Solo Performanc Photo Metropolitan Playhouse and Next Stage Studio Present Linda Kuriloff's Solo Performance LINDA MEANS TO WAIT
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2018

Race and Reckonings on a journey from South Africa  to South Side to South Bronx, January 10 - 13, 2019

Sidney Fortner Videos

STAGE TUBE: Promo Video for Gallery Players' THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2013

Players' Shakespeare: Onstage is proud to present William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice which will open July 18th and run through August 4th. Dominic Cuskern(Inherit the Wind, A Perfect Ganesh), Broadway veteran and long-standing member of the Pearl Theatre Resident Acting Company, stars as Shylock. Returning to Gallery, David Patrick Ford (Macbeth, Othello) will play Antonio opposite Cuskern. Gallery President and admired Director Mark Harborth (Noises Off, Chess, Othello, Dreamgirls) will again direct. Bringing the play to life under Harborth's direction are Lighting Designer Scott A. Calley, Sound Designer Jacob Subotnick, Costume Designer/Asst. Director Sidney Fortner, Stage Manager Becky J. Doster and Producer Frankie Dailey. The cast will include Erin Beirnard as Portia, Hunter Hoffman as Bassanio, Louis Lavoie as Launcelot, as well as J.B. Alexander, Kevin Blackwelder, Colin Dweir, Cara Farlow, Jonathan Green, Luke Hofmaier, Mark Kinch, Zack Krajnyak, Chris Richards, Louise Stewart.