Bated Breath Takes Off-Broadway

Beneath the Gavel Bated Breath
Beneath the Gavel at the New Britain Museum of American Art

If you follow us on Facebook, you may have heard the exciting news that our friends and grantees Bated Breath Theatre Company are taking their performance of Beneath the Gavel Off-Broadway to 59E59 Theaters in New York City in March 2017. Beneath the Gavel began as an adaptation of an art auction, teaming up with the New Britain Museum of American Art to transport audiences into the “white hot” core of the art market. Described as “electrifying” and “immersive,” Beneath the Gavel premiered in March 2016 to sold-out crowds and standing ovations. Last year, Bated Breath earned the Award of Merit by the Connecticut League of History Organizations for their production of  Freedom: In 3 Acts.

We are so proud of our friends and grantees at Bated Breath Theatre Company and we are honored to support them as they embark on this new journey!

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