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Open: 06/27/19- Close: 06/30/19 AFTERPARTY: THE ROTHKO STUDIO
Afterparty will explore downtown artists, peeling back their stories to reveal multiple layers of NYC history before the former studio is converted into commercial space later this summer.

Peculiar Works Project’s creative team is designing an intimate, promenade journey through the historic architecture and artistic legacy of the building. Along the way, multi-disciplinary performances will reinterpret the legendary art parties attended by artworld luminaries—Jasper Johns, John Giorno, William S. Burroughs, Eve Hesse, Jonas Mekas, Roy Lichtenstein, LeRoi Jones, Diane DiPrima, Sol LeWitt, Andy Warhol, and more—against the backdrop of Rothko’s struggle between achieving success and selling out. Audiences and performers will sit around a table together in the paint-splattered space and experience a theatrical conjuring of artistic ghosts whose impact

Venue:
Rothko Studio : 222 Bowery
Open: 06/20/19- Close: 06/29/19 BARE
Director Christina Sheehan’s staging of this cult favorite coming-of-age rock musical shines the looking glass on a group of high school students and their struggles at their private catholic boarding school.  Interwoven around a play within a play of Romeo & Juliet, this story of a young group of “fortune’s fools” is both timeless and timely. Join our modern star-crossed lovers as they struggle to come to terms with who they are and who the world thinks they should be and seek answers from their church, their friends, and ultimately from within themselves. “I defy you stars”.

For more information on the production contact Jonathan Emerson at jonathanemerson2000@yahoo.com or visit www.queensshakespeare.com

Venue:
TBG Theater, Main Space : 312 west 36th Street, 3rd Fllor
Open: 07/05/19- Close: 07/21/19 CRUSHING BABY ANIMALS
Long Island City. 2019. In an ego-driven and narcissistic world, two women possess the distinct anxiety of calling themselves artists. In a last ditch effort before they throw in the proverbial towel and become accountants, the pair begin work on what they hope will be their magnum opus, an ambitious and hellish physical-theatre adaptation of Dante’s Inferno. Crushing Baby Animals follows two traumatized women growing up in the millennial age as they accidentally open a cosmic wormhole that sucks them through space, time and the human mind. This meta work takes us on an uncharted and timely adventure through parallel dimensions and personal hells, bringing us face to face with our own antagonistic Dopplegangers, the perils of the human psyche, and the absurd pitfalls of human identity.

Venue:
Plaxall Gallery : 5-25 46th Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run DOMINICANSOUL PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: SHE HATES COFFEE
After being jilted at the altar, Jaden is left to figure out love, life and romance again with support from his college buddies Tony and Maurice only to discover that the more you try to control life’s circumstances, the more likely you are to repeat the same mistakes. She Hates Coffee, a 21st century romantic comedy that explores our deepest feelings – the complexity of friendship, relationships and the consequences of decisions – and that’s just the guys talking.

www.shehatescoffee.com

Instagram, Facebook and Twitter – @shehatescoffee

Tickets: $62.50 VIP*; $47.50

*Includes: Preferred Seating, VIP Private Pre-Reception (1-hr before curtain and during Intermission – includes complementary beverages)
About the Company: Kumble Theater
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus is a dynamic, state-of-the art

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: / / - Close: Open Run KENNEDY: BOBBY'S LAST CRUSADE
To Seek a Newer World Productions and Lisa Dozier King in association with New Circle Theatre Company to present the World Premiere of Kennedy: Bobby’s Last Crusade written by and starring David Arrow and directed by Eric Nightengale. It will begin performances on November 1; opening Thursday, November 8 and running through December 9, 2018, at the Theatre at the St. Clement's (423 West 46th St). Tickets are $65-$85 ($55 previews) and can be purchased by visiting KennedyBobbysLastCrusade.com or by calling More Information »
Venue:
Theater at St. Clement's : 423 West 46th
Open: 04/15/19- Close: Open Run The Actor's Project NYC Presents:
Life Boat - The Tina Xenos Show (comedy) Seconds - A Short Play by Stephen Lemay (drama) October 8th, 2007 TBG Arts Center TBG Mainstage Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor @7:30 PM Life Boat- The Tina Xenos Show Life Boat is a comedic, short, one-woman show "directed by a homosexual director/writer" where Tina Xenos searches for true love and takes the audience on a journey to visit some of the crazy, opinionated characters in her life such as: Aunt Sophia- a lovely,older Greek woman- who loves to tell children the Greek myths of divine punishment;Chuck a redneck- who thinks the Trojan War was a fight over condoms; and Aunt Stella a not-so lovely Greek older woman- who loves to give advice and bitch about life. (Approximate running time: 25minutes) Seconds: A Short Play by Stephen Lemay Seconds is a fast-paced dramatic play about relationships and the damage

Venue:
Acting, Salsa Dance, Flamenco Dance, Wa : Felt: Suite 311, at Clemente Soto V
Open: 03/16/19- Close: Open Run The Actor's Project NYC Presents:
Life Boat - The Tina Xenos Show (comedy) Seconds - A Short Play by Stephen Lemay (drama) October 8th, 2007 TBG Arts Center TBG Mainstage Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor @7:30 PM Life Boat- The Tina Xenos Show Life Boat is a comedic, short, one-woman show "directed by a homosexual director/writer" where Tina Xenos searches for true love and takes the audience on a journey to visit some of the crazy, opinionated characters in her life such as: Aunt Sophia- a lovely,older Greek woman- who loves to tell children the Greek myths of divine punishment;Chuck a redneck- who thinks the Trojan War was a fight over condoms; and Aunt Stella a not-so lovely Greek older woman- who loves to give advice and bitch about life. (Approximate running time: 25minutes) Seconds: A Short Play by Stephen Lemay Seconds is a fast-paced dramatic play about relationships and the damage

Venue:
Acting, Salsa Dance, Flamenco Dance, Wa : Felt: Suite 311, at Clemente Soto V
Open: 03/09/19- Close: Open Run The Actor's Project NYC Presents:
Life Boat - The Tina Xenos Show (comedy) Seconds - A Short Play by Stephen Lemay (drama) October 8th, 2007 TBG Arts Center TBG Mainstage Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor @7:30 PM Life Boat- The Tina Xenos Show Life Boat is a comedic, short, one-woman show "directed by a homosexual director/writer" where Tina Xenos searches for true love and takes the audience on a journey to visit some of the crazy, opinionated characters in her life such as: Aunt Sophia- a lovely,older Greek woman- who loves to tell children the Greek myths of divine punishment;Chuck a redneck- who thinks the Trojan War was a fight over condoms; and Aunt Stella a not-so lovely Greek older woman- who loves to give advice and bitch about life. (Approximate running time: 25minutes) Seconds: A Short Play by Stephen Lemay Seconds is a fast-paced dramatic play about relationships and the damage

Venue:
Acting, Salsa Dance, Flamenco Dance, Wa : Felt: Suite 311, at Clemente Soto V
Open: / / - Close: Open Run MAGNUM OPUS: A RETROSPECTIVE
In 2018, The People Movers’ choreographer and artistic director Kate Ladenheim and performer–designer Cecilia Lynn-Jacobs devised a collaborative project titled OH, CELINE and its heroine, Celine (née De La Croix). This fictional Brooklyn-based avant-garde dancer was conceived as a hilarious yet sincere caricature of a downtown artist. Through a sequence of events – sometimes harrowing, sometimes funny – the clueless New Age-y diva evolved into a provocative, Borat-like figure through whom her creators set to unmask the power structures in the contemporary art scene and our society at large. Over the last few months, Celine’s experiences unveiled through a long series of disarmingly pretentious social media posts, a mystifying art film, and surprising live appearances

Venue:
Brooklyn Studios for Dance : 210 Lafayette Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Name of Bird Theatre Company presents the NYC Debut of Macbeth: Two Truths
Name of Bird Theatre Company

presents the NYC Debut of

Macbeth: Two Truths

at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC

October 27 - November 6, 2018

 

Name of Bird Theatre Company presents the New York City Debut of Macbeth: Two Truths at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6pm. Tickets are $18 in advance and $22 at the door and are available at 

Venue:
Town Stages : 221 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Open: 06/07/19- Close: 06/22/19 OPEN
The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with All For One Theater (Michael Wolk, Artistic Director; Nicholas A. Cotz, Executive & Producing Director) will present the World Premiere of Open, written by Crystal Skillman (Rain and Zoe Save the World, 2018 EMOS Award-Winner; King Kirby at The Brick; Geek with Vampire Cowboys) directed by Jessi D. Hill (Surely Goodness and Mercy with Keen Company; Interstate at NYMF), and featuring Megan Hill (Drama Desk Award nominee for Eddie and Dave at The Atlantic; The Last Class: A Jazzercise Play) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), June 7-22. Performances will be on Friday, June 7 at 8pm, Saturday, June 8 at 8pm, Sunday, June 9 at 3pm, Tuesday, June 11 at 8pm, Wednesday, June 12 at 8pm, Thursday, June 13 at 8pm, Friday, June 14 at 8pm, Saturday, June 15 at 3pm & 8pm, Sunday,

Venue:
The Tank : 354 West 45th street
Open: 04/11/19- Close: 07/07/19 Safeword.
Midnight Theatricals will present the World Premiere of safeword. written and directed by S. Asher Gelman. Performances will begin at The American Theatre of Actors (314 W 54 Street, NYC) on Thursday, April 11, 2019 and open on Thursday, April 25, 2019, running through July 7, 2019. Tickets are $49-$69 and can be purchased by visiting  www.safewordtheplay.com or by calling 866-811-4111.

 

safeword., an exploration of power dynamics through BDSM and food, reveals how the people closest to us often have the most to hide. An unlikely meeting between New York City neighbors fosters a new friendship among two couples, laden with secrets.

Venue:
the american theatre of actors : 314 w 54th
Open: 06/21/19- Close: 07/06/19 THE COMEDIAN'S TRAGEDY
423 BCE.  The Gods are hungry.  The greatest city of her age, Athens has fallen: wracked with plague, war, drink, lust, gods, demons, and a dark fog of nihilism eating away at her light. Censored and labeled a pervert for standing up to the state, a young Aristophanes passes his nights in a haze of booze and sex, spitting into the face of tomorrow with the courage of the damned. When the unlikeliest of heroes emerges, can a guilty, drunken soul become Orpheus and sing life back into the ashes?  An edgy supernatural love story costumed in the present but taking place in Ancient Athens’ hedonistic height, The Comedian’s Tragedy is a rollercoaster of violence, love, revenge, low comedy and high ideas.

Venue:
Access Theater-Black Box Theater- NY, NY : 380 Broadway @ White St.
Open: 06/19/19- Close: 06/30/19 THE RITUAL
It’s Friday morning, first period at Senior Secondary School in Trinidad and Omega is pregnant. Through “ritual” portrayals of the world around them her friends, five students, come to understand that the real key to empowerment lies within them. The play is highly stylized—each actor plays one of the girls as well as members from their community—lecherous taxi drivers; sanctimonious bourgeois; attractive Rasta boys; pompous judges and frightened parents.

New Perspectives Theatre Company and Banana Boat Productions are reprising their acclaimed production of this ground-breaking play to celebrate its 40th Anniversary. It earned Mr. Constance both fame and notoriety when it was cut from Trinidadian national television in 1979 in mid-broadcast due to its themes, and the characters' treatment of the societal forces that work

Venue:
New Perspectives Theatre Company : 456 West 37th Street between 9th an
Open: 06/29/19- Close: 01/11/20 WIZARD OF OZ
"The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical for All Ages" is a magical experience 
for young (and young-at-heart) audiences. The production is based on 
MGM’s classic motion picture, with its timeless score and eternal 
allegories, and is enhanced by jazzy arrangements.  It follows John 
Kane's adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company, which is based on 
the book by L. Frank Baum, with brilliant songs by lyricist E.Y. ("Yip") 
Harburg and composer Harold Arlen. The cast is multi-racial and features 
Latino, Black and Asian actors, fulfilling Yip Harburg's vision of a 
multicultural universe. Presented by Harlem Repertory Theater and Yip 
Harburg Foundation, directed by Keith Lee Grant.

Venue:
Tato Laviera Theatre : 240 East 123rd street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run WORKS & PROCESS, THE PERFORMING ARTS SERIES AT THE GUGGENHEIM, ANNOUNCES SPRING 2019 SEASON
Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2019 Season

 

Highlights:

  • New commissions by Caleb Teicher and Conrad Tao, and by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung

  • Behind-the-scenes views of new commissions by Houston Ballet and Washington Ballet

  • First looks at theatrical productions Be More ChillDownstateGary: A Sequel to Titus AndronicusOctet,and The Secret Life of Bees

  • Previews of Glimmerglass Festival's Blue and Santa Fe Opera's The Thirteenth Child

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue

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