A Black and White Cookie

A story about overcoming hate, finding faith and fighting back.

Ego Actus will present an Equity Showcase Code production of A Black and White Cookie
by Gary Morgenstein, directed by Joan Kane
at Theater for the New City, March 26 to April 12, 2020
Wednesdays to Saturdays at 8:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00pm
No matinee Saturday, March 28
When available all tickets will be $20.00 on Artful.ly or $25 at the door.
March 26, April 1 and 8, pay what you will.

We have a sponsor! Beigel’s Bakery in Brooklyn has made over 100 million black and white cookies. We are proud to have them sponsor our show. We expect to hand out their black and white cookies after our performances.

Description

In a provocative and poignant drama about hope trumping polarization, an exorbitant rent increase forces Harold Wilson, a gruff conservative African American in his late 60s, to close his East Village newsstand after 30 years and reluctantly retire to Florida with his niece Carol. Enter Albie Sands, an eccentric homeless 1960s Jewish radical, who persuades Harold to fight the landlord. Overcoming anti-Semitism, Harold and Albie form an unlikely yet powerful friendship to confront corporate greed and their own mortality.

Cast

featuring Jim Fromewick, Roslyn Seale*, Chris Collins-Pisano*, Julie T. Pham*
and Mansoor Najee-ullah*

Crew

casting by Jennifer Peralta-Ajemian, set by Mark Marcante, costumes by Janet Mervin, lights by Bruce A! Kraemer, sound by Richard Gross, props by Lytza Colon, stage manager Sabrina Morabito*, social media Laura Varela, press representative Dan DeMello ‭press.ddpr@gmail.com

The Program

*These actors and stage manager appear courtesy of Actors Equity Association