The rock musical Hair — with a score by Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot — follows, playing Oct. 16-Nov. 7. The musical will feature direction and choreography by Steven Smeltzer. The remainder of the Gallery season comprises Warren Leight's Side Man, directed by Heather Siobhan Curran, Nov. 27-Dec. 12; James Valcq and Fred Alley's The Spitfire Grill, directed by M. R. Goodley, Jan. 13-30, 2005; Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal, Feb. 19-March 6; Jess Borgeson, Adam Long and Daniel Singer's The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), directed by Neal Freeman, March 26-April 10; and the Tony-nominated musical The Full Monty, by David Yazbek and Terrence McNally, April 30-May 22. The season will also include the 8th Annual Black Box New Play Festival, which runs June 2-26. The annual festival of world premiere plays by tristate-area playwrights includes four "boxes": Box 1: Brooklyn Plays/Brooklyn Playwrights (June 2-5); Box 2: Gay Gallery (June 9-12); Box 3: Plays en Español (June 16-19); and Box 4: The Sandbox — Plays for and By Kids (June 23-26).
The Gallery Players is located in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 199 14th Street. Those in Manhattan can reach the theatre by taking the F train to 4th Avenue or the R train to 9th Street. For further information or to purchase tickets, call (718) 595-0547.
An Equity Showcase House, The Gallery Players have entertained Brooklyn audiences for 38 years. Among their well-known alumni are Hairspray Tony winner Harvey Fierstein and Urinetown's Tony-winning director John Rando. For more information visit www.galleryplayers.com.