Wendy R. Williams
Greetings Theater Lovers,
On Monday, June 21st, I attended a play
reading in Manhattan at the Spark @ 161
West 22nd Street.
I heard "The Malt
of Judah", written by my good friend
Benny Benowitz. Benny is a comedian,
writer and performer who knows more about
comic timing than any man alive.
This man is utterly hysterical.
Benny sent me his
press release for the reading. It is an
absolute hoot and I am quoting it here verbatim.
of Off-Off Broadway and Nowhere Near Broadway,
Benny Benowitz co-founded Brooklyn's first
repertory company for illegal aliens, The Bensonhurst
Shakespeare Festival, and starred in their maiden
production, "Two Gentlemen of Verona...With
Mr. Benowitz's movie
credits include starring roles in several films,
all of which are currently playing at a Drive-In
Theater in the Bermuda Triangle.
of Judah" is scheduled to make its New York
City debut as part of The Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors-Down-the-Block-Around-the-
In high school,
Benny was voted Most Likely to Succeed Posthumously....and
so far he's right on schedule."
Having the opportunity
to know and work with an amazing talent like Benny
is one of the main benefits of living in a place
like New York. He is one spicy meat ball in this