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The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side

Author: Derek Ahonen

The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side

Description: A celebration of love and the search for human grandness—and what happens when bohemian paradise begins to crumble.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2007
Date Added: 1/16/2012
Content Advisory: Adult Language, Nudity
3 Acts, 165 Minutes
2 Females, 4 Males


NOTE: The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to deahonen@hotmail.com.

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Civil Rights · Comedy · Death and the Afterlife · Drug Use and Abuse · Gay and Lesbian · Labor and Unions · Literature and Writing · Mostly Male Characters · Philosophy · Protests · Romance · Single Set · Tearjerker

This play is in the following collections: The Amoralists

Original Production Information

The world premiere production of The Pied Pipers of The Lower East Side was presented by The Amoralists from November 2, 2007 to November 25, 2007 at The Gene Frankel Theatre in New York City with the following cast and credits:

WYATT: Matthew Pilieci
BILLY: James Kautz
DAWN: Helena Lee
DEAR: Sarah Fraunfelder
EVAN: Nick Lawson
DONOVAN: Tom Bain

Director: Derek Ahonen
Assistant Director: Rochelle Mikulich
Production Stage Manager: Judy Merrick
Set Design: Matthew Pilieci
Lighting Design: Linda Burstyn
Costume Design: Ricky Lang
Sound Design: Bart Lucas
Spiritual Advisor: Larry Cobra

The play later transferred to PS 122 and Theatre 80 in New York City and ran from June 5, 2009 to October 4, 2009 with the following cast and credits:

WYATT: Matthew Pilieci
BILLY: James Kautz
DAWN: Mandy Nicole Moore
DEAR: Sarah Lemp
EVAN: Nick Lawson
DONOVAN: Malcolm Madera, Derek Ahonen

Director: Derek Ahonen
Assistant Director: Matt Fraley
Production Stage Manager: Judy Merrick, Lauren Jane Brown
Set Design: Alfred Schatz
Lighting Design: Jeremy Pape
Costume Design: Ricky Lang
Sound Design: Bart Lucas
Spiritual Advisor: Larry Cobra