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Open: 09/17/16- Close: 09/17/16 A Jewish Joke
In A Jewish Joke, a curmudgeonly Jewish comedy screenwriter from MGM comes up against the Communist blacklist in 1950's Hollywood. Funny and lovable, Bernie Lutz has made his way up the ladder by being a spineless Hollywood sellout. He now has to make the biggest decision of his life. The night before a big red carpet premiere that will make Bernie's career, he has been asked to name names and give up a friend. Armed with stories about the great era of Jewish humor, this poignant and funny solo comedy shows one small man facing the tough American events of the mid-20th century and looking into the depths of his own soul.  A Jewish Joke had its World Premiere in San Diego in May and its Chicago premiere at Victory Gardens Theatre this past July. Presented as part of the 2016 United Solo Festival.

Venue:
Theatre Row Studio Theatre : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: 09/08/16- Close: 09/25/16 Black Moon Theatre Company presents BLISS
Black Moon Theatre Company presents BLISS based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead with performances on September 8-25, 2016, at 7pm with 3pm matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street New York, NY 10013. Tickets are $20-$30 and can be found at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/961264. Performances: Tuesdays-Sundays at 7pm, Saturday and Sundays at 3pm (no 3pm performance on 9/11).

 

Venue:
Flea Theater Mainstage : 41 White Street
Open: 09/15/16- Close: 09/18/16 Dances Patrelle presents Macbeth
Dances Patrelle presents Macbeth from September 15-18, 2016 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $45 general admission (student and senior discounts available at box office) and are available at www.dancespatrelle.org, by phone at 212-772-4448, or in person at The Kaye Playhouse Box Office.

 

Dances Patrelle’s Macbeth is a “very moving” (Dance View, 2001) balletic retelling of the Bard’s classic story.

Venue:
KAYE PLAYHOUSE @ HUNTER COLLEGE : 68th St. bet.Park and Lex Aves
Open: 09/04/16- Close: 09/18/16 Edwin, The Story Of Edwin Booth
EDWIN is a unique adventure in music, theater, and history. Edwin Booth was the most famous American actor of the nineteenth century, the Laurence Olivier of his day though his artistic triumphs were marred by public and private tragedy. EDWIN takes us backstage on the night of his courageous return to the stage after his brother assassinated President Lincoln–braving death threats, public outrage, and his own scarred past.

Venue:
Theatre at St. Clements : 423 West 46th Street
Open: 09/07/16- Close: 11/16/16 I Like It Like That – A New Musical
World Premiere New Musical I LIKE IT LIKE THAT – A Musical. Story of the Rodríguez family living in New York City’s East Harlem in the early 1970s, when music was the proudest expression of “El Barrio”.  The production takes the audience on a historical musical journey amidst neighborhood volatility and social activism.  Its residents deal with the ever-present pull between Escape and Social Conscience.

September 7 – November 16; Opening September 22, 2016

Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre is located at 304 W 47th Street

Performing Schedule: Tuesday – Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 5pm & 9pm; Sunday at 3pm & 7pm.

Running time is 90 minutes, no intermission

Venue:
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre : 307 W 47TH
Open: 08/25/16- Close: 09/25/16 Iago
Backstage intrigue, romance, and scandal take place during rehearsals of the Shakespeare classic Othello, which serves as the backdrop for this comedic-drama. Three extraordinary actors at the top of their game along with a well-known director rehearse the passionate play as they whittle away at each other in this highly theatrical production.  


The cast includes: Ezra Barnes, John FitzGibbon, Todd Gearhart and Liza Vann and is directed by SuzAnne Barabas. Previews begin Thursday, August 25 with Opening Night Saturday, August 27  at New Jersey Repertory Company (179 Broadway, Long Branch), and will run  through Sunday, September 25, 2016.

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 09/08/16- Close: 09/24/16 MECHANICS OF LOVE
A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. That is, until she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. This rapidly moving, madcap comedy explores how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.

To-By-For Productions is proud to present the New York Premiere of Dipika Guha’s MECHANICS OF LOVE, directed by Elena Araoz (She-She-She in Ice Factory Festival; Architecture of Becoming with Women’s Project) at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) September 8-24. Performances will be Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30pm and Friday and Saturday at 8pm with matinees on Saturday, September 17 & 24 and Sunday, September 11 & 18 at 2pm, and an opening

Venue:
The Paradise Factory : 64 East 4th Street
Open: 09/10/16- Close: 09/25/16 Missed Connections: A Craigslist Musical
Missed Connections: A Craigslist Musical is based on real Craigslist Ads – “Your Personal Ads Set To Music” written by canadian Humorist Bill Richardson, indie folk Artist Veda Hille and award wining director/playwright Amiel Gladstone. The show features a cast of six; three men and three women.  

Performances schedule:

Tuesday - Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & Sunday at 3pm

NOTE: September 23, Performances are 7:00pm and 10:00pm

Running time is 75 minutes no intermission

 

New Ohio Theatre is located at 154 Christopher Street, NYC.

Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by visiting
www.MissedConnectionsMusical.com or by calling (866) 811-4111

Venue:
New Ohio Theatre : 154 Christopher Street
Open: 09/15/16- Close: 09/17/16 NOTHING
Inspired by true events, NOTHING is a multi-media production featuring Ben, a young wordsmith/technology enthusiast with autism. Using poetry, music, and video, Ben shares his story of meeting "Barbie" in a divine online connection, standing up to his high school bullies, and finding ways to fit into a "normal" world.

NOTHING is based on Nic Balthazar's novel Nothing Was All He Said, which was inspired by a newspaper article about a young man with autism. Since the book's publication in Belgium in 2002, it has been adapted for stage in five countries, and twice for the screen, including 2007's Ben X. This production of NOTHING has won awards at the Cincy Fringe, United Solo (NYC) and the San Diego Fringe Festival.

Venue:
The Tank @ 46th Street : 151 w. 46th St. (b/t 6th and 7th Av
Open: 09/13/16- Close: 11/20/16 ON THE RAILS
ALGONQUIN THEATER PRODUCTIONS and JASON HEWITT proudly present the world premiere of On the Rails, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria). The Off-Broadway engagement will take place at the Roy Arias 777 Theatre (777 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10036). Performances begin Tuesday, September  13th and continue through Sunday, November 20th, 2016. Opening Night is Sunday, September 18th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $60.00 ($40 Students and Seniors) and can be purchased online at More Information »
Venue:
777 Theatre : 777 8th Avenue
Open: 09/03/16- Close: 12/03/16 TED GREENBERG'S THE COMPLETE PERFORMER
Letterman Emmy-winner Ted Greenberg performs his hit Off-Broadway comedy show and then whisks a lucky audience group home in a New York City taxi driven by Greenberg himself.

"Outrageously funny." -Back Stage
"Greenberg's mostly one-man show is drawing crowds. A definite off center Letterman skit quality. Goes by both fast and enjoyably." -New York Times
"Kept a full house roaring." - NYTheatre.com

Now in its 8th Smash Season!

Venue:
Soho Playhouse : 15 Vandam Street
Open: 09/01/16- Close: 09/17/16 THE JAMB
FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Hard Sparks will present the World Premiere of J.Stephen Brantley’s THE JAMB, directed by David Drake, September 1-17 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) with performances Thursday through Saturday at 7pm. Tickets ($25) may be purchased in advance at www.horseTRADE.info. The cast will feature J.Stephen Brantley (R & J & Z at The New Ohio; Murder in the First at 59E59), Todd Flaherty (Sleep No More with Punchdrunk; Pirira with Theatre 167), Nico Grelli (Animals Commit Suicide with terraNOVA Collective; The Foreplay Play with CapsLock

Venue:
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: 09/07/16- Close: 09/25/16 THE LADY LIBERTY THEATER FESTIVAL

The Lady Liberty Theater Festival presents a trio of exciting immigration short plays (Aizzah Fatima’s Dirty Paki Lingerie; Lady Liberty’s Worst Day Ever and No Irish Need Apply by Monica Bauer) aimed at curing the disease of Islamophobia in America, tied together by the ideals represented in the Statue of Liberty.  The festival will also include a day of free staged readings on September 11th.

Venue:
Urban Stages : 259 W 30th Street
Open: 09/19/16- Close: 12/11/16 That Golden Girls Show! - A Puppet Parody
Set in that sassy Miami house in 1985, 'That Golden Girls Show!' is a brand new show that parodies classic Golden Girls moments - with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. 

From Sophia's get-rich-quick schemes, to Rose's tales from St Olaf, Blanche's insatiable hunt for men and the Fountain of Youth, to Dorothy's daily struggle to make sense of her life, manage her roommates all the while fending off a certain, pesky ex-husband, once and for all. Devoted fans will fondly remember our four girls from Miami, and for the first-timers, this will be a joyful introduction to the brilliance of that television series.

 

Venue:
DR2 Theatre : 103 East 15th Street