A Reboot of our 2013 Sold Out Production

The Manna-Hata Project RESET words overlayed on a sixteenth century woodcut of a Lenape settlement on Manhattan with a European schooner anchored in the harbor just offshore.

The Manna-Hata Project: RESET
A Work-in-Progress Staged Reading with Two Locations to Choose From:

SUNDAY, JUNE 23 @ 7pm:
Governors Island, near Castle Williams (map it)

MONDAY, JUNE 24 @ 7pm:
Chess at the Boardwalk, Hudson Tower Park (map it)

We're rebooting the sold out 2013 production with a team of writers creating entirely new material to celebrate NYC history—with all of its highs and lows! Don't miss out on this first peek at the new direction for this project in two unique locations around the New York Harbor!


Featuring: Oscar Castillo • Cherrye J. Davis • Gamal ElSawah • Christopher Hurt • Anthony Lalor • Angela Mourtazalieva • Grace Phelan • Catherine Porter • Danielle Soames • Nomi Tichman
Texts: Cherrye J. Davis • Conrado Falco • Barry Rowell
Original Music: Howard Fishman
Stage Manager: Heather Olmstead
Producers: Ralph Lewis • Catherine Porter • Barry Rowell
Director: Kathleen Amshoff

Photo of Governors Island beside Castle Williams and a photo of Chess on the Boardwalk in Manhattan with the names superimposed over them
Castle Williams (Governors Island) and Chess on the Boardwalk (Manhattan)

*PLEASE NOTE: the ferry from Governors Island to Brooklyn does not run after 6pm (we thought it did!) but  the ferry to Manhattan continues until 10pm and is convenient to most subway lines.

New York State Council on the Arts and NYC Department of Cultural Affairs logosOur Peculiar Works projects are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and from New York City Council member Christopher Marte; and with private funds from the Mental Insight Foundation, as well as our many, wonderful, individual donors.