Lansky: The Story of the Brains Behind the Mob at St. Luke's Theatre
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Off-Broadway Family Theatre presents an adaptation of C.S. Lewis' beloved tale, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first in his classic series, The Chronicles of Narnia. In this creative adaptation, two actors play eight characters, both human and animal. Travel to Narnia through the old wardrobe with the four Pevensie children, and get swept into their journey to stand with the great lion Aslan against the evil White Witch. She has placed the land of Narnia under enchantment and now it is always winter, but never Christmas. Audiences will be drawn into the theater's "magic circle," where children and animals, fauns and mythical creatures come to life in this enchanting tale. Learn More
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<p>Producers Kit Productions and Dan Israely present the American premiere of a new play about Meyer Lansky, the infamous gangster and gambler. A complicated man who masterminded some of the most ingenious wealth managenent systems for his gangland brethren, Lansky, like so many ambitious first-generation Americans, had to wonder if his ill-gotten gains were going to send him to hell or up the river. The play also deals with Lansky's little-known efforts to become an Israeli citizen and uses his life story as a crucible to explore Jewish identity and the choices first-generation Americans made in order to achieve wealth and success.</p>
<p>This one-man tour-de-force stars the legendary American and Israeli star Mike Burstyn, who was recently seen in N.Y in On 2nd Avenue, for which he received his second Drama Desk nomination. Mr. Burstyn has been acclaimed on and off Broadway in Barnum, Jolson, and The Tale of the Allergist's Wife and is the recipient of 3 Israeli "Oscars".</p>
<p>The play is directed by Joseph Bologna, who is best known for his classic comedies such as Made For Each Other and Lovers & Other Strangers, written with his wife, Renee Taylor.
</p> <p>Produced by Kit Productions and Dan Israely, the show is 90 minutes long, with no intermission.