​​​​​ANTHONY E. GALLO
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Anthony E. Gallo 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND FOUNDING DIRECTOR

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OUR TWENTIETH YEAR AS A PROFESSIONAL REPERTOIRE THEATER

 


 

SEVENTH STREET PLAYHOUSE- llc

 A showcase REPERTOIRE THEATER COMPANY

The Seventh Street Playhouse- LLC, which was founded in

1997, is located steps from the Old Eastern Market in the

Capitol Hill District in Washington, DC, The Seventh Street

Playhouse is a small critically acclaimed non-profit

showcase ensemble repertory theater company comprised of

experienced actors, designers, directors, technicians and 

directors.  We are a very active theater company, having staged  160 shows since our founding, including 15 productions and 142 staged readings.  We average abut 14 stagings per year .  We charge a nominal fee for our productions and a nominal  fee for some of staged readings, but most are performed as a matter of public service.  

Our mission is guided by a statement made by Albert Einstein: "There are two ways tolive life. The first is as if nothing is a miracle. The second is as if everything is a miracle."


The Seventh Street  Playhouse boasts a resident company of 25 actresses, 27 Actors, and 26 alumni-actors who are still members of the company but no longer  active.   


We are listed in the  Dramatists Guild Resource Directory.

Seventh Street Playhouse dramas are  l covered by the press, it's  work having been referred to over 2100 times during the past decade in both local and National publications.   These include Washington Post, The City

Newspaper, The Dramatist Guild Diary and e Letter, Prince Georges Sentinel, The Prince Georges Gazette, the Greenbelt  New, The Vandergrift News, The Cosmos Bulletin, The Washington Examiner, The Washington Times, Theatre Talk, Brian Draganuk, Theatre Digest, Capitol Hill Yahoo Group, DC Theatre  News, DC Arts, The Wire. The National Press Club, The Green Room, The Lincolnia Newsletter, State Department News, The Hill Rag., The William and Mary Magazine, The Wharton Magazine, The University of Pennsylvania  Magazine, Il Voce Italiana, and Winding Streets, the Arts Club of Washington Newsletter, The Lincolnia Bulletin, the Knollwood Bulletin, the Corner Store Newsletter, and the Washington Express

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Our productions and workshops either have been or will be performed in Washington, DC, New York City, Virginia,

Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The 45 venues include: The U.S. Department of State, The Kennedy Center for the

Performing Arts, the Harvard Club of Boston, The National Press Club, the Universalist Stage, The Dramatists Guild of America, Cosmos Theatre, Playwrights Forum, Knollwood, New York University, the Warehouse Theatre, Casa Italiana, Peter Marshall Stage at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Capital Fringe/ Woolley Mammoth Theatre, Capital Fringe/Universalist Stage, Silver Spring Stage/PF, Where Eagles Dare Theatre(NYC), , The Arts Club of Washington, New York International Midtown Festival/Dorothy Strelsin Stage, Abingdon Theatre (NYC), The New Kensington Civic Theatre, St. John's Church(MD), The Corner Store Stage on Capitol Hill, Seventh Street Playhouse, Casino Theatre, St. Mary Armenian Church, the Greenbelt Arts Center in Maryland, The Armed Services Retirement Home in Washington, and Ingleside at Rock Creek. (See Stagings by Venue)

 
VENUES

  1.   The U.S. Department of State
  2.   The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  3.   Harvard Club of Boston
  4.   The National Press Club
  5.   The Universalist Stage
  6.  The Dramatists Guild of America
  7.   Cosmos Theatre
  8.   Playwrights Forum
  9.   Knollwood Stage
  10. New York University
  11. Warehouse Theatre
  12. Casa Italiana
  13. Peter Marshall Stage New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
  14. Capital Fringe
  15. Woolley Mammoth Theatre, Capital Fringe
  16. Silver Spring Stage
  17. Where Eagles Dare Theatre(NYC
  18. The Arts Club of Washington
  19. New York International Midtown Festival
  20. Dorothy Strelsin Stage
  21. Abingdon Theatre (NYC
  22. The New Kensington Civic Theatre,
  23. St. John's Church(MD)
  24. The Corner Store Stage on Capitol Hill,
  25. Seventh Street Playhouse,
  26. Casino Theatre
  27. St. Mary’s Armenian Church
  28. The Greenbelt Arts Center in Maryland
  29. The Armed Services Retirement Home in Washington
  30. Ingleside at Rock Creek Stage
  31. Writer’s Collaborative
  32. Writers Center
  33. Hollin Hills Stage
  34. Collington Stage
  35. Dramatists Guild of America in Baltimore
  36. Villa Rosa Stage

CEO AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Anthony E. Gallo
    
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 Anthony  E. Gallo,  Susan Hesser,  Grant Bagley,   Beatrix Whitehall, Penny Martin



 2015 PRODUCTIONS 

 
 2014 PRODUCTIONS 

  1. January The Last Days of King Solomon Ingleside at Rock Creek Stage

2. February The Last Days of King Solomon Knollwood Stage

3. March The Last Days of King Solomon LincolniaStage

4. March The Last Days of King s Solomon Greenspring Stage

5. May The Springfield Boys Cosmos  Stage

6. July Eugenio Greenbelt Arts Center

7. August    The last Days of King Solomon   Arlington Mill Stage

7. September Lincoln Opera Kennedy Center

8. September Margherita Kennedy Center

9.  October The Eaton Woman  Cosmos Theatre Stage



PAST PRODUCTIONS


2013

  1. January, The Agony of David, Knollwood,                             Washington, DC
  2. January, The Agony of David,                                                  Lincolnia Center, Fairfax Virginia
  3. May,  Eugenio, Lincolnia Center,                                             Fairfax, Virginia
  4. The Botticelli Cruise                                                                Greenbelt Arts Center (Prod) June 28-Jul 6
  5. Eugenio                                                                                       Knollwood July 13
  6. Lincoln Discussion                                                                    Cosmos Club July31
  7. Eugenio                                                                                       The Kennedy Center August 29
  8. The Agony of David Ingleside                                                   September 25
  9. The Tragedy of King Saul  Cosmos Club                                  November 16



2012

  1. January, The Botticelli Cruise,  Dramatists Guild of America, New York City
  2. January,  Margherita, Lincolnia, Fairfax, Virginia
  3. March ,  The Botticelli Cruise, Lincolnia, Fairfax, Virginia
  4. March,   The Botticelli Cruise,  Knollwood, Washington, DC
  5. March,  May, Margherita, US Department of State, Washington, DC
  6. May,  Paul,  Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt, MD
  7.  May, Margherita, United States Department of State, Washington, DC
  8. June, The Botticelli  Cruise, Artomatic Festival, Crystal  City, VA
  9. June, Film Charleston Revisited, Artomatic Festival, Crystal City, VA
  10. July, Lincoln and God, Production, Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt,  MD
  11. August, Lincoln and God, Production, Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt,  MD
  12. September, The Botticelli Cruise, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Page to Stage Fesival, Washington, DC
  13. August,  Theatre Workshop, Shenandoah Center, Alexandria, Va
  14. October, The Agony of David, Lincolnia Center, Fairfax Virginia
  15. November, The Agony of David, Knollwood, Washington, DC



2011

1. January, Lincoln and God, Dramatists Guild of America, New York City

2. February, Charleston Revisited, Knollwood, Washington, DC

3. March, Lincoln and God, Knollwood, Washington, DC

4. June, Vandergrift!, Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt, MD (Production)*

5. June, Vandergrift!, H Street Playhouse, Washington, DC

6. July, Margherita, Knollwood, Washington, DC

7. September, Lincoln and God, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

8. September, Vandergrift!, Lincolnia, Fairfax, VA

9. September, Vandergrift!, Knollwood Distaff House, Washington, DC

10. October, Paul, Cosmos Theatre, Washington, DC

11. November, Charleston Revisited, Lincolnia, Lincolnia, Fairfax, Va

12. December, Charleston Revisited, Ingleside, Washington, DC



2010


1. January, Charleston Revisited, Dramatists Guild of America, New York City

2. February, Lincoln and God, National Press Club

3. August, Charleston Revisited, Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt, MD.(Production)

4. August, The Botticelli Cruise, Corner Store Stage

5. September, The Agony of David, The Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts.

6. September, Lincoln and God, Armed Forces Retirement Home

7. September, Lincoln, God, and the Washington Press Corps, National Press Club

8. September, The Botticelli Cruise, Actors Block, Woolley Mammoth Theatre

9. October, Charleston Revisited, Armed Forces Retirement Home

10. October, The Botticelli Cruise, The Cosmos Theatre


2009

  1. January, Margherita Dramatists Guild of America,
  2. February, Lincoln and God, Cosmos Theatre
  3. March, Margherita, National Pres Club,
  4. April, The Agony of David, National Press Club
  5. May, The Last Days of King Solomon, Artomatic Festival
  6. June, The Last Days of King Solomon, Artomatic Festival
  7. July, Lincoln And God, Warehouse Theatre
  8. August, Charleston Revisited, Corner Store Stage
  9. September, The Last Days of King Solomon, Kennedy, Center for the Performing Arts
  10. October, Charleston Revisited, Cosmos Theatre
  11. October. Margherita, Italian Center, Harvard Club of Boston
  12. November, The Last Days of King Solomon, Dramatists Guild of America
  13. November, The Last Days of King Solomon, National Press club
  14. November. Lincoln Lecture, Cosmos Club

2008

  1. January, Margherita, .New York University Public Staged Reading
  2. January, Eugenio Corner Store Stage Reading
  3. February The Agony of David Cosmos Theatre Public Staged Reading
  4. February, Lincoln Seminar, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church Seminar
  5. March Eugenio, Arts Club of Washington
  6. April, Playwright Speech, Authors Club of Washington.
  7. April, The Agony of David, National Press Club Staged Public Reading
  8. May, The Last Days of King Solomon, Universalist Stage, Staged Reading
  9. July, Eugenio,. Dorothy Strelsin Stage, Midtown Festival
  10. July Eugenio Capital Fringe Full Production
  11. September Vandergrift!, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  12. November, Margherita, National Press Club
  13. November 2008: Arthur Schnitzler: La Ronde
  14. December 2008, Better than the Bes, Seventh Street Playhouse


2007

  1. January Lincoln and God, Playwrights Forum Public, Staged Reading
  2. June, Lincoln and God, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church Peter Marshall Stage
  3. July, Margherita, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Full Production
  4. September, Margherita, Corner Store Theatre, Full Production
  5. September, Vandergrift National Press Club Public Staged Reading
  6. October, Lincoln and God Cosmos Theatre Public, Staged Reading
  7. December, David Peter Marshall Stage Public Staged Reading


2006

  1. 1. November, Eugenio, Prime Time Theatre Reading
  2. 2. November, Last Days of King Solomon, Cosmos Theatre , Staged Reading
  3. 3. December, Vandergrift, New Kensington Civic Theatre Production
  4. 4. July, The Last Days of King Solomon, Playwrights Forum Public Staged Reading
  5. 5. April , Vandergrift, Casino Theatre Private Staged Reading
  6. 6. August, The Agony of David, Seventh Street Playhouse Staged Reading
  7. 7. August TS Elliot: The Cocktail Party Workshop Moderator
  8. 8. March: Ben Jonson: Volpone Seminar
  9. 9. June, Solomon, Playwrights Forum Public Staged Reading
  10. 10. August, Vandergrift, Seventh Street Playhouse Staged Reading
  11. 11. January –November, Vandergrift, PF Workshop
  12. 12. March-August, Lincoln and God, PF Workshop
  13. 13. November, Better than the Best Vandergrift, PF Workshop



2004

1. August, Margherita, Seventh Street Playhouse Staged Reading

2. October, Eugenio, 2004 Playwrights Forum Public Staged Reading

3. August, The Last Days of King Solomon Seventh Street Playhouse Staged Reading

4. 2003-04, The Last Days of King Solomon PF Workshop


2003

1. March, Margherita, Playwrights Forum Public Staged Reading

2. October, Eugenio, Cosmos Theatre Public Stage Reading

3. 2001-03, Margherita, PF Workshop



2002

1. January, Pirandello: It Is If You Think it is. Workshop Moderator

2. October, Margherita, Cosmos Theatre Public Staged Reading

3. July, Eugenio, Playwrights Forum Playhouse Reading



20001-03

Eugenio PF Workshop

Margherita, PF Workshop


STAGINGS BY VENUE



1. Dramatists Guild of America

2012                            The Botticelli Cruise
2011                            Lincoln and God
2010                            Charleston Revisited
2009                            Margherita
2009                            The Last Days of King Solomon
2. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2013                            Eugenio
2012                            The Botticelli Cruise
2011                            Lincoln and God
2010                            The Agony of David
2009                            The Last Days of King Solomon
2008                            Vandergrift!
Cosmos Theatre
2013    The Tragedy of King Saul
2011 Paul
2010 The Botticelli Cruise
2009 Charleston Revisited
2009 Lincoln and God
2008 The Agony of David
2007 Lincoln and God
2006 Last Days of King Solomon                                           
2003 Eugenio
2002 Margherita                                                                                                        
4. National Press Club

2010                            Lincoln and God
2010                            Lincoln, God, and the Washington Press Corps
2009                            The Agony of David
2009                            The Last Days of King Solomon
2008                            Margherita
2007                            Vandergrift!
5. Greenbelt Arts Center

2010                            Charleston Revisited (Production)
2011                            Vandergrift!(Production)
2012                            Lincoln and God (Production)
2013                            The Botticelli Cruise
6. Knollwood

2012                            The Botticelli Cruise
2011                            Charleston Revisited
2011                            Lincoln and God
2011                            Margherita
7. Armed Forces Retirement Home

· 2012              The Botticelli Cruise

· 2010              Lincoln and God

· 2011              Charleston Revisited


8. Lincolnia\

2013                            Eugenio
2012                            Margherita
2012                            The Botticelli Cruise
2011                            Vandergrift!
2011                            Charleston Revisited
9. Seventh Street Playhouse

2013                            The Tragedy of King Saul
2012                            The Botticelli Cruise
2011                            Charleston Revisited
2012                            Heathcliff in America           
2011                            Paul
2010                            The Botticelli Cruise
2009                            Charleston Revisited
2008                            Lincoln and God
2007                            Vandergrift
2006                            The Agony of David
2005                            The Last days of King Solomon
2004                            Better than the Best
2003                            Eugenio
2002                            Margherita
10. Corner Store Stage

2010                            The Botticelli Cruise
2009                            Charleston Revisited
2008                            Eugenio
· 2007                                Margherita

11. Peter Marshall Stage

2007                            The Agony of David
2007                            Lincoln and God (Commissioned Production)
12. St. Johns Stage

2007                            Lincoln and God
2006                            Vandergrift!
2005                            The Agony of David
2004                            The Last Days of King Solomon
2003                            Eugenio
2002                            Margherita
13. United States Department of State

2012                            Margherita Part One
2012                            Margherita Part Two
14. St. Mary’s Stage

2001                            Eugenio
2002    Margherita     

15. Harvard Club of Boston

· 2009              Margherita

16. New York University

· 2008              Margherita

17. Woolley Mammoth Theatre

· 2007              Margherita
      H Street Playhouse

· 2011              Lincoln and God

18. New Kensington Civic Theatre

· 2006              Vandergrift!

19. Universalist Stage

· 2008              Eugenio

20. Warehouse Theatre

· 2009              Lincoln and God

21. Artomatic

· 2012  The Botticelli Cruise

· 201    Charleston Revisited: The Motion Picture

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· 2010              The Last Days of King Solomon

22. Arts Club of Washington

· 2008              Eugenio

23. Silver Spring Stage

· 2008              Eugenio          

24. Dorothy Strelsin Stage

a. 2008                        Eugenio

25. Casino Theatre

· 2006              Vandergrift!

FESTIVALS

26. Artomatic

2009                The Last Days of King Solomon
2012                Vandergrift!
27. DC Fringe

2009                Lincoln and God
2008                Eugenio
2007                Margherita
28. New York Midtown

· 2008                          Eugenio





LECTURES


29. Cosmos                 

2002                The Plays of Luigi Pirandello
2009                T.S. Eliot: The Cocktail Party
2005                Greek Tragedy
2012                Cosmowriters
2012                Lincoln and God
2012                The Botticelli Cruise
2012                Heathcliff In America
2013


30. Authors Club of Washington

2008                Being a Playwright