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Open: / / - Close: Open Run (MOSTLY) TRUE THINGS @ THE PIT LOFT
The game is this: one storyteller tells the unvarnished truth, the other 3 include carefully-crafted little white lies. The audience gets to question the storytellers, who can improvise their responses. then vote for the person they think told it straight. With some improvised story-inspired music and songs written for the show by host/creator Jude Treder-Wolff and Wells Hanley. There are prizes involved, if you can believe a thing like that. 

Hosted by Jude Treder-Wolff. 

Stories by:
Mary Theresa Archbold (This American Life, and The Moth Radio Hour on NPR)
Jack Canfora (winner of the 2016 Webby Award for Best Writing Online TV & Film/
Off Broadway credits include Poetic License and Jericho at 59E59 Theaters)
Pat Shay (What The Flicka web series, improviser with IO Chicago, UCB, The Second City and The Pit)
Natalie

Venue:
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: / / - Close: Open Run A Fifth Dimension: An Unauthorized Twilight Zone Parody
You are entering another dimension – a dimension of sight, sound, and laughs. Eight scenes, each based off of iconic Twilight Zone episodes, including murderous children, killer dolls, and of course, a gremlin on the wing. Tales of mischief and mayhem that can only be found here…in A Fifth Dimension.

This production will be playing at the 2017 FRIGID Festival, performing February 15th at 7:10pm, February 20th at 8:50pm, February 21st at 8:50pm, February 26th at 6:50pm, and March 4th at 6:40pm. All performances will be at The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, NY 10003 between 2nd Ave & Bowery (3rd Ave).

Playwright/director Genny Yosco has loved The Twilight Zone ever since she realized she wasn’t cool enough to be invited to any New Year’s Eve parties, which presented the opportunity to watch the Syfy channel’s Twilight

Venue:
Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run BLACKTOP HIGHWAY
Blacktop Highway, written and performed by the nationally renowned and groundbreaking artist John Fleck, is the next theatrical commission at Dixon Place.  One of the infamous NEA-4, Fleck has been a prominent theatrical figure since 1990 when he and three other performance artists’ National Endowment for the Arts grants were withdrawn after being contested in a precedent-setting Supreme Court case. In Blacktop Highway, Fleck embodies more than 10 characters in the play, inspired by classic horror cinema and Freud's theories of mind and ego.  The production is inspired by classic horror cinema and weaves video and virtuosic theatrical staging with John Fleck’s remarkable vocal qualities, leading the audience into a darkly hilarious world of sex, greed and religion.   Randee Trabitz is the director.

 

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 11/05/16- Close: 09/09/17 Chalk (a Silent Comedy.)
CHALK is a hilarious and unexpected one-man show that’s guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. A playful and poignant homage to class silent-film era comedians, Chalk invites audiences into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen. Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this romantic romp sure to “Draw You In.”

Critics call CHALK:

"Unbelievably Special" - Theater in the Now

"Clever, Theatrical Magic" - Center on the Aisle

"A Whimsical, Jovial, Enjoyable Show!" - Hi! Drama

approx run time: 45 minutes


About the Company: FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade
FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity

Venue:
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Hanna and the Moonlit Dress
The Theater at the 14th Street Y

presents

Hanna and the Moonlit Dress

December 2-18, 2016

 

The Theater at the 14th Street Y presents Hanna and the Moonlit Dress as part of the Theater/Dance Series curated at The Theater at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC from December 2-18, 2016. Performances: Fridays at 4pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 10am and noon. Tickets are $18 for a child or adult or $50 for a family (maximum of four members), and are available at www.TheMoonLitDress.com.

 

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run IN A LITTLE ROOM
Ten Bones Theatre Company will present the World Premiere of Pete McElligott’s dark comedy In a Little Room, directed by Patrick Vassel (Associate and Supervising Director of Hamilton on Broadway) at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B), September 9-24 with performances Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets ($15) are available online at https://www.artful.ly/store/events/12563. The performance will run approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.

In a Little Room tells the story of two strangers trapped in the cold comforts of a hospital waiting room, feebly trying to restart their lives

Venue:
The Wild Project : 195 East 3rd Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run JANE JOHNSON FOR THE STAY AT HOME SHOPPER
Jane and Pam of Mishepaqueniquamowoc, Wisconsin have been friends since childhood, but when Jane’s husband dies of a heart attack the same week that Pam’s husband leaves her for another woman, they need to depend on each other like never before. They end up making extra cash by crafting the small accessories line. What began as a table set up outside of their church selling Jane’s whimsical banana clips, has become a multi-million-dollar empire with a loyal fan base of “Clipperchicks,” Jane’s nickname for the largely-Midwestern women who love her fun and festive aesthetic.

Presented by the Wild Project


About the Company: The Wild Project

The Wild Project is a production company and venue for contemporary theater, film, and visual art.

Venue:
Wild Project : 195 East Third Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Lucky
Dixon Place co-presents the return of the acclaimed Atlas Circus Company with their newest full-length piece, LUCKY. Atlas Circus Company infuses the classic American circus art form with meaningful narrative, creating an ultimately hilarious and heartwarming theatrical experience. Told through acrobatic slapstick and inventive circus skills, LUCKY is the story of a man who can’t stop - literally - falling on his face. As this one hapless young man attempts to navigate the physical pitfalls of the hustle and bustle of city life, LUCKY must also attempt to find his way through the metaphorical challenges of discovering who he is and what he is meant to do.

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 08/25/17- Close: 08/25/17 S.U.C.K - August of Wind
With a broad range of perspective, styles, and levels of depression, S.U.C.K. (Stand Up Comedy Klub) creates a show as diverse as New York City itself except that they only feature one person of color. But they DO have two half-jews, an adopted person, a gay gentleman who's occasionally mistaken for trans, and a white dude who can grow an afro.

Special guests include comics Drew Anderson (UCB, NPR, Littlefield) and Yedoye Travis (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Coming to the Stage/Hulu).

S.U.C.K. (Stand Up Comedy Klub)

Hank Browning (Funny or Die, Broadway Comedy Club)
Samantha Fontana (F’d in the East Village, Gotham)
Gregory Lotsvin (Funny or Die, Broadway Comedy Club)
Shane O’Neill (Tonight’s Special, Characters Welcome at UCB)
Jill

Venue:
Mokingbird Bar : 25 Avenue B
Open: / / - Close: Open Run THE VIDEO GAMES
Hunger Games parody for the geek set, The Video Games is a live-action battle to the death... between beloved characters from some of the most popular video games ever made. It's a different show every night as iconic pixelated heroes and villains such as Donkey Kong, Mega Man and more compete to win the coveted title of "Player One." What's more, YOU the audience get to determine the outcome, by voting on your favorite combatant via Twitter. Hilarious and action-packed, The Video Games has entertained audiences in New York, at Long Beach Comic-Con, Nerd Con, Stan Lee's ComikazeExpo and now running Off-Broadway, monthly!


About the Company: MBStage Productions

MB Stage Productions is here to provide aspiring writers and artists the opportunities to hone their craft and become more

Venue:
Elektra Theatre : 300 W 43rd St
Open: / / - Close: Open Run TO T, OR NOT TO T
Dixon Place proudly presents the 26th Annual HOT! Festival, the NYC annual celebration of LGBTQ culture featuring over 100 artists. Headlining the festival is transgender actor and comedian D’Lo’s solo work TO T, OR NOT TO T, a hilariously intimate reflection on taking t(estosterone) and his experiences transitioning. In this work, D’Lo takes on over 15 characters and fuses spoken word, stand-up comedy, theatre, film, and music production, drawing on his journey as a transgender Sri Lankan-American. During this celebration of queer performance and cultures, TO T, OR NOT TO T will play six performances only - July 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, and 22nd at 7:30 PM - at Dixon Place. Hailed as “The best LBGTQ Theater Festival in New York” by The Village Voice, the HOT! Festival continues its celebration this year

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street