boots on the ground theater’s inaugural production was “Deep Down in Brooklyn,” a one-man show based on the memoir of Ed German. The show was performed at Guild Hall, in East Hampton, as part of their JDT Lab series. Ed German riveted a sold-out audience with his stories of growing up in Brooklyn in the 1960’s and his tour of duty in Vietnam.
In April of 2018, we produced William Gibson’s award-winning play, “The Miracle Worker”. The inspirational story of Helen Keller was directed by Joan Lyons and starred a stellar Long Island cast. It was performed to packed-out public audiences as well as for local schools.
During the Civil War, young Henry Fleming, a Union soldier, must battle his inner demons as well as the Confederate army in his difficult and intimate journey to discover the meaning of courage.
Reenactments of Victorian Funerals have been produced in partnership with the Southampton Historical Museum. Historical figures from Southampton were brought back to life (and death) while staying true to history, replicating the mannerisms, traditions and wardrobe of the time–surprisingly lively entertainment!
On November 5th, 2017, we presented “Failure is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony In Her Own Words,” as a celebration of the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage. This theatrical walk-through of the history of women’s suffrage was performed at the John Jermain Memorial Library, and featured Bonnie Grice and Lynn Sherr.