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Open: 01/12/15- Close: 02/07/15 A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes
“For those of you just tuning in, Thanksgiving is already in progress here at Wembly kitchen.  The stands are nice and full, it’s quite a crowd that’s gathered. They’re in for a real treat.” And so, in this lively take on how family is played, over time and memory and through generations… a pair of sports announcers calls a holiday dinner.

A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes was developed in The New Georges Jam, a “performance gym” for early-career playwrights and directors. The play originally premiered in May 2014 as part of the New Georges Jam On Toast play festival at Dixon Place. Great Lakes is Kate Benson’s first produced play.

Venue:
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
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

Venue:
Here Arts Center : 145 Avenue of the Americas
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?

Venue:
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.

Venue:
Producers' Club Theaters : 358 West 44th Street
Open: 01/10/15- Close: Open Run The John Wayne Principle
A searing portrait of the insidious attractions of corporate life, "The John Wayne Principle" tells the story a cynical, anti-establishment trust-fund kid who is picked to succeed his father as CEO of a multinational corporation. Instead of turning down the post, as his ambitious, business-minded sister had expected, he decides to sign on for a year, sending the company's stock into a tailspin. His sister's attempts to undermine his tenure only serve to fuel his enthusiasm for the job, and, as their sibling rivalry takes on sexual-political overtones, one is left to wonder if this rebel riding rough-shod on the company wants to break or break in the system.
Venue:
Church School for Music and Art. : 74 Warren Street bet W. Bway and Gr
Open: 01/10/15- Close: Open Run The John Wayne Principle
A searing portrait of the insidious attractions of corporate life, "The John Wayne Principle" tells the story a cynical, anti-establishment trust-fund kid who is picked to succeed his father as CEO of a multinational corporation. Instead of turning down the post, as his ambitious, business-minded sister had expected, he decides to sign on for a year, sending the company's stock into a tailspin. His sister's attempts to undermine his tenure only serve to fuel his enthusiasm for the job, and, as their sibling rivalry takes on sexual-political overtones, one is left to wonder if this rebel riding rough-shod on the company wants to break or break in the system.
Venue:
Goldcrest Films : 799 Washington St.
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.

 

PRESS CLIPS:

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

Venue:
Theatre 80 : 80 St. Marks Place
Open: 01/08/15- Close: 02/01/15 Swimming At The Ritz U.S. Premiere at NJ Rep
New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the U.S. Premiere of Swimming at the Ritz by Charles Leipart, which is based on the real life events of socialite Pamela Churchill Hayward Harriman, who was appointed U.S. Ambassador to France in 1993 by President Bill Clinton.

She was dubbed the ultimate “party girl” among society’s elite, the last courtesan of her time. Living the idyllic life at the luxurious Ritz in Paris for years, Harriman, who was married to the son of Winston Churchill, among others, had no problem spending her step children’s inheritance on her extravagant lifestyle. But her step children had enough and conspired with their attorneys to shut her down.

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 01/03/15- Close: 02/07/15 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. Now in its 7th smash season at the Soho Playhouse located in the heart of Manhattan nightlife!

“Greenberg’s mostly one man show is drawing crowds” – New York Times

“Outrageously funny” – Back Stage

“Will deliver laughs” – New York Post

“Kept a full house roaring” – NYTheatre.com

Venue:
Soho Playhouse : 15 Vandam Street
Open: 02/12/15- Close: 02/12/15 The Midwood Miracle
Deborah Karpel, Founding Member of East Village Improv Comedy Group ‘Shock of The Funny’, Stages Her Autobiographically Inspired One Woman Show ‘The Midwood Miracle’ at The Bruno Walter Auditorium-Lincoln Center February 12th and The Puffin Foundation April 18th

New York, NY-From a founder of the long running improvisational comedy group ‘Shock of The Funny’ to musical theatre, opera and performing in a Klezmer band, singer-songwriter, actress, playwright and opera aficionado Deborah Karpel, stages her autobiographical one woman show ‘The Midwood Miracle’ at the Bruno Walter Auditorium on February 12th and The Puffin Foundation on April 18th.

Venue:
Bruno Walter Auditorium -New York Librar : 40 Lincoln Plaza
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. 

 

Venue:
DR2 Theatre : 103 East 15th Street
Open: 01/09/15- Close: 01/31/15 VILLAINOUS COMPANY
Shopping just got a whole lot more dangerous!

Rachel Reiner Productions will present the World Premiere of Victor L. Cahn’s Villainous Company, directed by Eric Parness. The show will begin performances on January 9, and open on Monday, January 12  running through January 31, 2015 at Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre (410 West 42 Street). Tickets are $19.25 (including a $1.25 theatre restoration charge) and can be purchased at www.Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

Claire returns from an afternoon of shopping and discovers that one of her packages is missing.

Venue:
Clurman Theater (Theater Row) : 410 W 42nd St