Original Plays

Theater for English Language Learners in NY

The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant

The Open Window by H H Munro

 Adapted and Directed by  Barbara Bregstein 

 2019 Schedule Flyer



-Students participate after each scene by asking the Presenter questions.

-Students can have the scene repeated if they want to see it again.

-In post-performance discussions the audience speaks directly to the characters.

Testimonials for The Necklace and The Open Window


Dominique DiTommasso, LaGuardia Community College

  “A wonderful and invaluable resource for all ESL teachers My students LOVED the experience, and for a few, it was the first time they had seen a play in English,.”

Linda Stephenson, Educational Opportunity Center, Westchester Community College

 “We loved the show. I was so impressed with everything, particularly the presenter’s questions and acceptance all audience responses. And the chance to questions the actors at the end while they stayed in character was fabulous. You truly do great work.”

Laurel Kallen, New York City Tech

 “Thank you. The performances were great—and my student loved them. I look forward to seeing them in class tomorrow and discussing their experience.”

Patrice Delehanty, Shenetehowa High School , Schenectady, NY

“My students loved it. They are so happy. It was worth the five hour trip from Schenectady” english language learners play

Gonzalo Villena, Blerina Likollari, CSI

“We sing your praises at College of Staten Island.”

Marisa Gibson, Abraham Lincoln High School

“My students loved it. They were talking about it all the way back to school. They are eager to share their ideas in class.”

2019 Schedule & Flyer

 for The Open Window and The Necklace