I have a small role in the immersive site-specific show Speakeasy Dollhouse by the amazing Ms. Cynthia Von Buhler, which performs monthly at beautiful and secretive location on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The genesis of the piece was the unsolved murder of Cynthia’s grandfather in prohibition-era NYC. She recreates the scenes and events that led up to his death based on extensive genealogy and historical research.
Here’s the description:
A true tale of bootlegging, mafia, infidelity, and murder set in Prohibition-era New York City. The speakeasy is our dollhouse and the actors are our dolls.
Saturday August 4th (4PM_7PM – cast party to follow at nearby location until 10pm) or Monday August 6th (7:30PM-10:30PM – cast party to follow until 1am) – For cast party invites talk to Dutch Schultz or Cynthia von Buhler during the play.
The band for August will be Svetlana Shmulyian (vocals) & Aaron Johnson’s Golden Age Trio (Aaron Johnson – clarinet / C- melody; Ted Gottsegen – guitar; Ben Ruben-Schnirman – bass).
We got some great write-ups recently in the NY Post and the NY Times. Check them out below.