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Handbook for an American Revolutionary - 2013 - Off-Broadway

Inspired by Matthew-Lee Erlbach's travels around the United States, HANDBOOK is a raw, incendiary, and darkly comic play giving voice to a panorama of ordinary citizens in extraordinary circumstances whose battles are reshaping 21st-century America. As he blazes through a powerful spectrum of diverse Americans, Erlbach gives voice to the voiceless from coal power to white power, K Street to Bourbon St, and the prophets and profits of today's America. The twelve dynamic characters in Erlbach's play are the face of America's turbulent present and a hand to its hopeful future--the 99%.


Running Time: 70 minutes

The Gym at Judson

(New York, NY)
243 Thompson Street at Washington Square South

Handbook for an American Revolutionary Off-Broadway Cast


by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2013
Following the sold-out reading and discussion at 92YTribeca, comes the fully staged, Off-Broadway production and world premiere of HANDBOOK FOR AN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY.
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2013
Form Theatricals (Anthony Francavilla and Zachary Laks) in association with Judson Arts presents the World-Premiere of HANDBOOK FOR AN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY- an explosive and hilarious study of America's modern-day Davids and Goliaths- written and performed by Matthew-Lee Erlbach ('Eager to Lose') and directed by Drama Desk nominee Tony Speciale ('Unnatural Acts'), with preview performances beginning July 19 prior to an official opening on July 22 at The Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street, @ Washington Square South) in Manhattan.