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Open: 07/19/16- Close: 07/28/16 EH DAH? QUESTIONS FOR MY FATHER
“Ghetto-Hippie-Arab-Commie-China Doll” Aya was shaped by the eclectic community of New York City. But Aya’s father, an Egyptian-American world-traveler, remained a mystery, as did her Muslim family. In this solo musical, Aya enacts the world she came from and the family she went in search of. With a range of accents, voices, and zany characters, Aya’s story deals with contemporary conflicts – identity, the culture war, Islamophobia, all while asking Eh Dah – what is this?!

 


About the Company: Hypokrit Theatre Company

Hypokrit Theatre Company’s mission is to encourage artistic inquiry by providing artists from minority communities a platform to showcase their talents while assisting them in marketing their work.

Venue:
June Havoc Theatre : 312 West 36th Street, First Floor
Open: 06/04/16- Close: 07/30/16 Gary Busey's One-man Hamlet As Performed By David Carl
Due to popular demand for summer action-movie/Shakespeare mash-ups, Gary Busey’s One-Man Hamlet as Performed by David Carl extends its critically acclaimed run into June and July with five additional performances 10:30 p.m. Saturdays June 4 & 25; 9 p.m. Thursday, June 30 & Saturdays, July 9 & July 30. The New York Times recently called the show "deliciously deranged...a head-spinning performance!" The acclaimed production heads to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in mid-July for the Shakespeare 400 celebrations.
 
As Shakespearean actor, puppeteer, singer and action-movie director, Gary Busey (played by New York actor-writer David Carl) performs each scene of Hamlet his own way, with occasional detours across Busey’s IMDB page from Buddy Holly to Lethal Weapon.

Venue:
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: 10/30/15- Close: Open Run Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me
NOW EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 12TH!! Laugh as you relate to LJ in Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me, an upbeat musical depicting the hurtful yet insightful journey of a young gay man's life. Transitioning from his world of dysfunctional family to a family of friends who cure his debilitating one man show disease, LJ's journey of self discovery comes alive with a hilarious use of pop culture, that leaves you ready to embrace what it takes to let go and enjoy this life.
Venue:
@the cell : 338 W 23rd Street
Open: 06/30/16- Close: 07/31/16 STRUCK, A SERIOUS COMEDY ABOUT A (POSSIBLY) COSMIC EVENT AT NJ REP
After being hit by a bicycle while crossing an East Village intersection, Vera Resnick's simple predictable life is about to take an unexpected turn. Is it coincidence that brought Vera and the bicyclist together, or are greater forces at play?  STRUCK is a serious comedy about a possibly cosmic event that deals with the search for truth in the face of deception.  

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 06/30/16- Close: 06/30/16 Studies In Puppet Form Presentation
A group of 15 intercultural elderly people will perform their self unique written adult level short story with their handmade marionette (a puppet on strings).

Sirovich Center

331 E 12 Street

Between First and Second Avenues

Friday; June 30 @ 1:30 PM

Arrive early for 250 seats

FREE ADMISSION


About the Company: LA MAMA

 

La MaMa is a remarkable arts institution with a world-wide reputation for producing cutting-edge work in theater, dance, performance art, and music. Founded in 1961 by theater pioneer and legend, Ellen Stewart, La MaMa has produced and presented more than 3,000 theatrical productions to date and is a vital part of the fabric of cultural life in New York City and around the world.

 

Venue:
LA MAMA First Floor Theater : 74A East 4th Street
Open: 06/30/16- Close: 07/09/16 THE TERRIBLE TRADGEDY OF PETER PAN
“Tomorrow is something I’ve been too afraid to face. Because what is left tomorrow is one day less than today.”

After another amazing season, with amazing work onstage, with amazing audiences, who were in turn….amazed in 2015, What Dreams May Co in partnership with Queens Shakespeare Inc. again shines the looking glass onto 2 of literature’s most famous characters, who on the surface appear to be complete opposites. One, a certain boy who will never grow up. The other; one of Shakespeare’s kings who has grown quite old. Yet they both seem to suffer a clear case of “Peter Pan Syndrome”; flying about from place to place, searching for a mother, and oblivious to the destruction they leave in their wake.

Venue:
John DeSotelle Studio : 300 West 43rd Street
Open: 07/20/16- Close: 08/20/16 WHO MOURNS FOR BOB THE GOON?
Bob believes he is the Joker Henchman from the '89 Batman, Bob The Goon, and no one in his PTSD therapy group can convince him otherwise. The reason--the veterans in this special group also believe they are, or were, third tier comic book characters--the less heroic and most obscure. All begins to unravel when an ex-pilot, Langly, joins despite her belief that she is from the anime world, not a comic.

Venue:
Here Arts Center : 145 Avenue of the Americas