The author contacted THS to learn more about founder Ben Hall while she was doing research for this short play to run June 4 & 5.
The Palace by Toni Schlesinger
Co-designed by Toni Schlesinger and Chris Maresca
Friday, June 4 & Saturday, June 5, 2010,
St. Ann’s Warehouse, 10 pm
The epic story of a grand and aging, miniature movie palace as she fights for survival through the Moorish years, the noir years, the porn years, and the Straub and Huillet years. One day, before real estate developers try to destroy her, a mysterious film about love is left in the lobby and, not only is everyone moved, but life changes.
Performed by Toni Schlesinger, Chris Maresca, Esme von Hoffman, & Bobby Brower with special appearances by George Blecher, Erin Orr, & Chris Green . Builder: Chris Maresca . Graphic consultant: Nicholas Pavkovic — – presented by the Great Small Works Toy Theater Festival, St. Ann’s Warehouse, 38 Water Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NYC – For tickets:www.stannswarehouse.org — Box office: 718-254-8779, 866-811-4111