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Primary Stages’ season starts with ‘Gardens’

Tyro playwright gets world premiere

Artistic director Casey Childs announced on Tuesday that Primary Stages’ 2000-01 season will include a world premiere and the work of a tyro playwright.

The Gotham theater company opens in September with Milton Frederick Marcus’ first play, “The Gardens of Frau Hess,” set in 1944 and based on the relationship between Ilse Hess and a concentration camp inmate assigned to be her gardener. The play was previously staged at Boca Raton’s Caldwell Theater.

An aging movie-star recluse is pursued by a young movie producer, in Y York’s “Krisit,” which has its world premiere in January. The play, directed by Melia Bensussen, had been presented in a workshop production at San Jose Rep.John Henry Redwood (“The Old Settler”) returns to Primary Stages with a new play, “No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs,” directed by Israel Hicks, about a Jewish sociologist and the family he chooses to study in the South, circa 1949.

A fourth production is to be announced.

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