Brownstone Breakdown

Ego Actus presented an Equity Showcase Code production of Brownstone Breakdown by Carol W. Berman, directed by Joan Kane.

The show opened opened August 12, 2010 at Theater for the New City.


This comedy is based on real events about tenants’ rights in 1983. When a Mafioso landlord threatens to throw them all out, the disparate characters in a midtown Manhattan brownstone band together to become a community.           


The cast featured Debby Brand, Shai Trichter, Viet Vo, William Allgood, Alfed Gingold*, Cat Migliaccio and Richard Zekaria


The crew included set by Mark Marcante, costumes by Annie Simon, lights by Mike Kalmanowitz, sound by Jason T. Hurley and stage manager Brendan J. O’Brien with assistant stage manager Julia Baltz. The house manager was Francese Maingette, master carpenter Matt Angel, scenic artists Jessica Hart and Lytza Colon with graphic artist Alexis Camp.


Photo credit Justin Hoch.

*These actors appeared courtesy of Actors Equity Association.