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Dan Lauria, star of TV’s The Wonder Years and Sullivan & Son as well as Broadway’s Lombardi and the hit musical A Christmas Story, pens a killer comedy about a couple of old-time wise guys who just want to have a good Italian meal, a few laughs, and tie-up some loose ends before dessert.  The cast includes Dan Lauria, Ray Abruzzo, who played Little Carmine Lupertazzi for four seasons on HBO’s The Sopranos, and Richard Zavaglia, veteran of stage and screen, who has appeared in such films as Donnie Brasco with Al Pacino and Johnny Depp.

New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Downtown Urban Theater Festival
Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF), now heading into its 12th season, will bring playwrights from across the United States to New York City for three weeks of new theatre at HERE’s Mainstage, April 2 to 19, 2014. Seventeen of America’s best emerging writers and theatrical visionaries will share their stories that interpret our history and our times through live performances fusing theatre, dance, music, media and visual arts. A special addition to this year’s festival will be the U.S. premiere of Two of Us, DUTF’s international selection from Romania.

The full schedule is listed below:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 8:30pm
Toy Soldierz
by Javier Reyes (California)
Devon Johnson is gunned down while leaving his high school graduation party and wakes up in a coma state trapped between the afterlife and the still

Here Arts Center : 145 Avenue of the Americas
Open: 09/04/14- Close: 09/18/14 DRUNKLE VANYA
New York City's ONLY Boozy Chekhov!

Oh, the (Cards Against) Humanity! That's right, people. Get ready for family game night gone terribly awry when we pair up Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya with “the party game for horrible people.” In this unique and beautifully tragic adaptation, we’ll play games, enjoy practical jokes and take shots of all kinds with our favorite angsty Russians! What could be more refreshing than slinging back some chilled vodka with Three Day Hangover’s very own Drunkle Vanya?

Three Day Hangover co-founder Lori Wolter Hudson (R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match) directs a cast

Gin Mill : 442 Amsterdam Avenue
Open: 09/06/14- Close: 09/06/14 GCEN MEDIA PRESENTS: NIGHT OF GOSPEL LAUGH

GCEN Media presents: Night of Gospel Laughs

September 6 – Saturday – 6:30PM

Night of Gospel Laughs (NOGL) is a standup comedy show featuring some of the hottest, anointed Christian comedians of the next generation along with seasoned veterans performing their funniest routines. NOGL has previously been hailed as the one of the most entertaining family friendly comedy shows in the NY tri-state area.

Global Christian Event Network (GCEN) is a unique Christian media and event marketing organization that organizes & hosts life altering events.  GCEN’s events are suitable for all ages and are open to everyone regardless of religious affiliation.

Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: 12/15/13- Close: Open Run Handle With Care
 Handle With Care is the “utterly charming” new romantic comedy that tells the story of a young Israeli woman who reluctantly travels with her grandmother to America. Fate and hilarious circumstances bring together the young woman, who has little command of English, and a young American man with little command of romance.

Is their inevitable love an accident?

Or destiny generations in the making?

Westside Theatre : 407 West 43rd
Open: / / - Close: Open Run House Of Carte Blanc
An evening of seduction, servants and a machete.

Zemwerk is delighted to present a full-bodied evening with the ever-sparkling Madam Carte Blanc and all those who surround her. A trilogy of one-act plays, supported by two monologues, all written by Stella Maria Perry, take us into a strange and terrible world. Join us on March 8th at the Producers Club Theatres in New York City. The one-acts have all had their own premiers but have never before been performed together.

First on the menu is "Carte Blanc", featuring the talented Schuyler Mastain (Polonius in "HMLT") as Amador, Sarah Davie as Libby, and Kendra Slack as Madam. "Carte Blanc" will be directed by Deborah Mangrum-Price. "Carte Blanc" was first produced at the Cabrini Repertory Theater in 2014.

Producers' Club Theaters : 358 West 44th Street
Open: 09/05/14- Close: 09/05/14 ISAAC OLIVER: INTIMACY IDIOT
Written & Performed by ISAAC OLIVER
Directed by JASON EAGAN

Hailed as “a monstrous new talent” by New York Magazine and "a little gay-heavy but still funny" by Los Angeles, Isaac Oliver is back with more hilarious and heartfelt stories, love poems, and rants from his forthcoming book, Intimacy Idiot.


About the Company: Ars Nova

As New York’s premiere hub for emerging artists and new work, Ars Nova is committed to developing and producing eclectic theatre, comedy and

Ars Nova : 511 West 54th Street
Open: 09/10/14- Close: 09/14/14 RE-WORKS: THE FABULOUS 80S

Manhattan Theatre Works in association with The Theater Series at The 14th Street Y are proud to present the return of RE-WORKS. 

For season IX we have two new plays inspired by the art and music of the good, challenging and fabulous 1980s.

Proceeds from Re-Works benefit MTWorks' mainstage production SWEET, SWEET SPIRIT.

DANCE PARTY after Fri, Sept 12 performance!

Dance solo performance by NETANEL BELLAISHE, winner of Israel's Born to Dance (The So You Think You Can Dance of Israel). 

Singer CAROL HICKEY will be joining us on Thu, Sep 11.


by Duncan Pflaster
directed by Isaac Scranton 

Inspired by Cyndi Lauper's hit "Time After

The Theater at the 14th Street Y : 344 East 14th Street (between 1st a
Open: 06/16/04- Close: 12/31/20 Sam Eaton's The Quantum Eye - Mentalism And Magic Show
Sam Eaton's entertaining and fascinating exploration of mentalism, magic, perception and deception, where extraordinary ability and humor blend with the audience to make for a unique performance every time. Join Sam on a interactive journey past the limits of possibility in a show that you will never forget.

Magician and Mentalist Sam Eaton has been dazzling New York audiences with his magic and mentalism show since 2006.  The show has proudly been awarded the world record as the longest-running one-man Off-Broadway magic show.

The show is sophisticated and family-friendly, but may not be visually entertaining for children under 7 years of age.



"Amazing feats of memory, mental agility and apparent mental telepathy . . . Dazzling! Undeniably impressive!"
- New York Post

Theatre 80 : 80 St. Marks Place
Open: 09/04/14- Close: 09/04/14 SHOWGASM.
Hosted by JOHN EARLY

What is Showgasm you ask? It's a gritty independent drama with a strong female lead. It's a paid internship at Dollywood. It's all yours, boo boo. Or more simply put, a raucous variety show with performances ranging from hilarious to titillating to utterly inappropriate! Come. You've never looked better!

WARNING: May lead to spontaneous singing, dancing, and/or an unexpected climax.



Ars Nova : 511 West 54th Street
Open: 09/12/14- Close: 09/27/14 THE CLUB
In the innocuous boardroom of an Australian Rules football club, corruption and greed reign supreme. The Club, an Australian cultural classic debating teamwork and greed, is about a team that hasn't won a game all season, despite forking out a small fortune to acquire a star player who couldn't care less about football. The coach wants to quit, the players threaten to strike, and the club president is embroiled in scandal. But the club's devious administrator, in cahoots with a former player and coach, would dispense with them all if it meant the team had a shot at the championship.


About the Company: Australian Made Entertainment

Australian Made Entertainment is an independent arts organization dedicated to bringing Australian works to the United States.

Urban Stages : 259 W 30th Street
Two new American operatic musical adaptations from classical works, Seymour Barab’s operatic parody Out The Window based upon Georges Feydeux’s farce “Par La Fenetre;” and Rappaccini’s Daughter, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s gothic short story, with libretto by Linsey Abrams and music by Michael Cohen.  Out The Window is a one act comic opera set in the late 1950’s/60’s ‘Mad Men’ era.  Rappaccini’s Daughter, from the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a gripping Gothic tale set in medieval Italy.

In "Out The Window" when a willful wife and hapless husband who don’t happen to be married to each other get together to combat a scourge of jealously, will the cure turn out to be worse than the disease? Or, will love prevail?  Out The

Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 02/07/14- Close: Open Run Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical

Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical is an off Broadway musical comedy inspired by the true story of a Broadway producer's wife who was jilted by her husband after decades of marriage.  Determined to celebrate a new chapter in her life, she turns to her wickedly witty friends, who together, sing, dance and laugh their way through the ripple effects of divorce and self discovery. 


DR2 Theatre : 103 East 15th Street