Critically Acclaimed Play Originally opened Off Broadway at The Cherry Lane Theatre
Opens September 7th through October 6th, 2012
Artistic Director: Ronnie Marmo (General Hospital, Deuces Wild, West Of Brooklyn)
Critically Acclaimed & Award-winning Production Team including Matt Richter, Ronnie Marmo and Danny Cistone
(Los Angeles, CA) (July, 2012)... Ronnie Marmo is proud to present the first of the fall productions at Theatre 68, the Los Angeles Premiere of Chiara Montalto’s “A Brooklyn Love Story”, directed by Ronnie Marmo and Closing 68 on October 6, 2012.
What Critics are Saying
“"The performance of this relationship played by just the granddaughter is clever…the end touches us all…” – EXAMINER
“The exceptionally bright actor offers the audience a quaint flavor that has all but disappeared from our social culture!” – CINESNATCH
“One can raise a glass up high for this talented performer”. - ACCESSIBLY LIVE OFF-LINE
"There is a tenderness and humor throughout the play that only a brilliant one-woman show with such an exuberant actor could achieve".
- Life In LA
"Ronnie Marmo described his creative motivation as desiring to portray “a slice of life.” His production does just that, and quite wonderfully"
- Life In LA
About The Show
What happens when a twenty-something Italian-American granddaughter moves in with her widowed eighty something grandfather?
A Brooklyn Love Story was a sell-out at New York City's Emerging Artists Theatre One Woman Standing Festival, before being produced at the famed and historic Cherry Lane Theatre. It has been featured by Denis Hamill of the New York Daily News, on I-ITALY, Centanni Broadcasting, Examiner.com, New York Press and the Star-Ledger.
Playwright & Actress – Chiara Montalto
Directed by – Ronnie Marmo
Produced by – Ronnie Marmo & Chiara Montalto
Set Design – Danny Cistone
Lighting and Sound Design – Matt Richter
Theatre 68 Mission Statement
The 68 Cent Crew Theatre Company is a community dedicated to assisting actors, writers, directors, and producers in the realization of their creative and professional identity.
The company is committed to facilitating positive social change through artistic excellence and professional transformation.
Eleven years ago, Ronnie Marmo, with nothing but 68 cents in his pocket and a dream of creating a positive, artistic, and supportive environment for actors, founded the 68 Cent Crew Theatre Company in Los Angeles, California. The mission, to create “a community dedicated to assisting actors, writers, directors and producers in the realization of their creative and professional identity.”
Since its inception, 68 has produced over fifty successful shows and festivals including, Lenny Bruce Is Back, Bill W. and Dr. Bob, The Knights of Mary Phagan, as well as 13 by John Patrick Shanley Collection, as a festival, in its entirety. Lauded as one of the top 99 seat theatres in Los Angeles, Theatre 68 has earned a reputation for first-rate productions and has fostered hundreds of talented artists through the years.
A Brooklyn Love Story runs September 7th through October 6, 2012, with performances on Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00PM and Sunday at 7:00PM. All performances will be held at Theatre 68 located at 5419 West Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. 90027. Running time is 80 minutes with no intermission. General admission: $25.00.
For reservations call: 323 960 5068 or reserve Online at: www.plays411.com/
For more information on the company or Theatre 68 productions, please visit their website: www.theatre68.com. or www.chiaramontalto.com