Written and Performed by Elaine Del Valle
Directed by Pamela Moller Kareman
Following rave reviews and sell-out shows on both coasts, Elaine Del Valle's hit show Brownsville Bred sweeps into 59E59! The true-life tale of a young Nuyorican girl growing up in the 1980s in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in NYC, Brownsville Bred chronicles Elaine's journey through a world of poverty, crime and drug addiction to emerge as one of the most exciting new voices in downtown theater!
Brownsville Bred has received Best Actress, Director and Show plaudits at NYC's One Act Festival and the top accolade at 'The One' festival (also in NYC), and proves that nothing can stand in your way when you have hope, family - and a good dose of salsa!
The Schoolhouse Theater’s mission is to enhance the life of its Westchester community through live, professional, regional, theater. Its goal is to support and promote the theatrical arts, to encourage actors, directors and playwrights, as well as to support and promote other art forms. This is a wide umbrella, which enables and creates opportunities for artists to challenge themselves and grow and to enrich the lives of student interns, senior volunteers and audience members. All of our theater programming, including main stage productions, workshops, classes and staged readings, introduces patrons to award- winning playwrights as well as emerging talented voices.
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Theater 808 is an artist led company dedicated to producing the purest and most provocative interpretations of classic, contemporary and new works by way of a dynamic and deeply connected ensemble. Guided by the message of renowned acting teacher Fred Kareman, the company seeks to foster theater that is organic, spontaneous and alive – never ceasing to strive for excellence in our work. Theater 808 is also deeply committed to supporting other not-for-proﬁts in the community either through monetary donations or affordable opportunities to experience the transformative power of live theater.
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"A triumph!" - The New York Times
"Compelling - The unstoppable Elaine Del Valle radiates so much charm that you find yourself hopelessly in her thrall!" - New York Post
"Elaine Del Valle is a whirlwind of talent!" - BackStage