Open: 01/04/18- Close: 01/21/18
BrouHaHa is an existential escapade inspired by images of refugees fleeing on foot, Edwardian workers, cinematic treasures like Fellini’s La Strada and Bergman’s The Seventh Seal, and the dark comedy of Samuel Beckett. In this devised, clown-esque piece, Happenstance Theater's troupe of eccentrics walks the precipice at the end of the world. Their play lights up the darkness like a firecracker. This timely show appeals to audiences of any age.
The ensemble cast will feature Gwen Grastorf, Karen Hansen (Winner, 2017 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Musical Direction), Mark Jaster (Winner, 2016 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play), Sabrina Mandell, Sarah Olmsted
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run
Two Classic Tales of Christmas in America
Love Creek invites you to join them in celebrating Christmas American-style and our gift to you are two plays.
The first, Where the Snowflakes Bloom is by Love Creek founder Le Wilhelm. This is only one of Le's many Holiday plays, but always especially poingant and moving. On a very cold Christmas Eve the nightwatchman at a New York office building must make a choice between helping two homeless women stay warm, or losing his job.
We are very proud to present The Long Christmas Dinner by Thornton Wilder. Time moves by in blinks of the eyes for the Bayard family as Christmas dinners come and go and come and go for 90 years.
Beckmann Theater : 314 West 54th Street
Open: 10/13/17- Close: 12/31/17
FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY|
FRIENDS! The Musical Parody is the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons TV’s Friends! You’ll laugh! You’ll cry! You’ll Unagi! Friends! The Musical Parody celebrates and pokes fun at the wacky misadventures of a group of 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan. It’s a seemingly typical day at New York's only coffee shop, Central Perk, until an unexpected runaway bride with beautiful hair enters the picture and kicks the whole gang out of second gear. Get ready to PIVOT to St Luke’s Theatre!
Created by Bob and Tobly McSmith, the duo that created five critically acclaimed musical parodies including Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical (NY Times Critics’ Pick), 90210! The
St. Luke's Theater : 308 West 46th Street
Open: 12/16/17- Close: 01/28/18
The Amazing Max|
The Amazing Max is an "awesome and hilarious live magic show for the whole family" (PBS Kids). What's truly amazing, as magician Max Darwin works miracles during the show, is not only what happens on stage but also what happens in the audience. The enchanted look that spreads across the faces of his young (and not-so-young) fans is hands down astounding. Max conjures a custom experience that young ones will carry with them long after the show ends.
Theater at Blessed Sacrament : 152 West 71st Street
Open: 09/28/17- Close: 01/31/18
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show|
A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s beloved books for the stage. This new edition of The Very Hungry Caterpillar includes the World Premiere of Brown Bear, Brown Bear celebrating its 50th Anniversary, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. For more information, visit HungryCaterpillarShow.com
DR2 Theatre : 103 East 15th Street
Open: 11/30/17- Close: 12/17/17
WHERE HAS TOMMY FLOWERS GONE?|
Constructed as a series of vignettes, skits and brief incidents, the play portrays the life and attitude of one Tommy Flowers—irrepressible cut-up, determined freeloader and disenchanted rebel against society. In the course of his adventures he befriends a destitute old actor, acquires an oversized sheep dog (his best friend) and finds love with a beautiful music student (whom he meets in the ladies' room at Bloomingdale's). But as Tommy moves from scene to scene, his bright red shopping bag at the ready for pilfering, and his agile wit poised to hoodwink everyone in sight, we also glimpse the root causes of his alienation—his ailing, complaining mother back home; an unhappily married brother; a former girlfriend who has settled for a suffocating domesticity; and a venturing forth that has brought more rejection than acceptance.
WorkShop Theatre : 312 W. 36th St.
Open: 01/08/18- Close: 07/29/18
Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season|
Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the
Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season
- Commissions by Ryan McNamara, Jodi Melnick, and Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung
- Music of Golden Globe Award-winning series Mozart in the Jungle
- Behind the scenes access to Carousel, Jerry Springer-The Opera,and Reasons to Be Pretty Happy
- American Ballet Theatre, Jacob's Pillow, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Washington Ballet previews
- Breaking Bread with Balanchine on Russian Easter with Meryl Rosofsky and New York City Ballet dancers
"An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process"
-The New York Times
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue