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Open: / / - Close: Open Run 18th Annual TRU VOICES New Plays Reading Series Submissions Accepted through 1/13
Theater Resources Unlimited is accepting submissions to the 18th Annual TRU VOICES New Plays Reading Series Deadline: January 13, 2016 Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now accepting submissions for the 2016 TRU VOICES New Play Reading Series through January 13, 2016 (extended to January 20, 2016 for TRU members and plays with producers attached). For full submission guidelines and application, visit http://www.truonline.org/PRS16guidelines.htm. The TRU Voices New Play Reading Series encourages submissions from emerging and established producers who are interested in testing the waters with a new work, and offers an opportunity for them to forge relationships with writers. TRU also accepts submissions from writers and tries to match them with a sponsoring producer for the series.
Venue:
Theater Resources Unlimited/TRU Plays : 309 W. 104th Street, #1D
Open: 07/09/16- Close: 09/04/16 A CLASS ACT
In A Class Act, when a major chemical company pours cancer-causing waste into the water supply, a high-powered law firm brings a class action lawsuit on behalf of the thousands of people affected. Who wins? Who loses? Who makes millions whether they win or lose? Which lawyers battle the best... or the worst? Does the ordinary person ever realize justice in the end? 

Venue:
New World Stages : 340 West 50th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Ballet Hispanico at The Joyce Theater
BALLET HISPANICO ANNOUNCES ITS

45TH ANNIVERSARY NEW YORK SEASON

AT THE JOYCE THEATER

April 5-10, 2016

New York Premiere of Flabbergast by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

Bury Me Standing by Ramón Oller

Club Havana by Pedro Ruiz

Fun and Interactive En Familia Matinee for Families on Saturday, 4/9

 

Venue:
Joyce Theater : 175 Eighth Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Big Apple Circus Embraces Autism
Big Apple Circus Embraces Autism!

TD Bank Ballpark

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 11am

 

Big Apple Circus has joined with world-renowned Autism Spectrum Disorders experts to adapt The Grand Tour for families with members on the spectrum and create a joyful experience for all. The adapted show includes the same world-class artistry as the full performance with a shorter running time, adjusted lights and sound, a calming center, pictorial social narratives, and specially trained staff and volunteers to assure a memorable event for everyone!

 

The Grand Tour transports audiences to the Roaring 1920s, the advent of the modern travel era, when the most adventuresome began to tour the world in ships, planes, trains, and

Venue:
TD Bank Ballpark : 1 Patriots Park
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Big Apple Circus Returns to TD Bank Ballpark With the New Jersey Premiere of The Grand Tour
Big Apple Circus returns to Bridgewater, New Jersey for the company’s 38th season with the New Jersey Premiere of The Grand Tour! Tickets start at $25, and the show runs from February 12 – March 13, 2016 under the Big Top at TD Bank Ballpark, 1 Patriots Park (GPS: 860 East Main Street) Bridgewater, NJ. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.bigapplecircus.org. The Grand Tour transports audiences to the Roaring 1920s, the advent of the modern travel era, when the most adventuresome began touring the world in ships, planes, trains, and automobiles. With every seat less than 50 feet from the stage, audiences will be awed by the world-class entertainers as they perform breathtaking acts from the four corners of the globe.
Venue:
TD Bank Ballpark : 1 Patriots Park
Open: 09/08/16- Close: 09/25/16 Black Moon Theatre Company presents BLISS
Black Moon Theatre Company presents BLISS based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead with performances on September 8-25, 2016, at 7pm with 3pm matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street New York, NY 10013. Tickets are $20-$30 and can be found at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/961264. Performances: Tuesdays-Sundays at 7pm, Saturday and Sundays at 3pm (no 3pm performance on 9/11).

 

Venue:
Flea Theater Mainstage : 41 White Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run BODYSTORIES: TERESA FELLION DANCE & BRYN COHN + ARTISTS PRESENT HOME
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance and Bryn Cohn + Artists (BC+A) present HOME in a collaborative evening at Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway, Gibney Dance Center NYC, from June 16-18, 2016 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 advanced sales online and $20 at the door. They will be available in late April at www.gibneydance.org/calendar/ or by calling the Gibney Dance Center box office at 646.837.6809.

 

HOME draws upon ritualistic and traditional processes to elucidate the concept of home through interpersonal encounters, environments and the pursuit of self and collective understanding.

Venue:
Gibney Dance Center : 890 Broadway 5th Floor
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Cardboard Robot Battle V rises from the Snow Storm
An evening of Cardboard Carnage, Ring Girls, Awesome live music, inter-match shows, drink specials and so so much more.  This is our signature event where industrious nerds construct cardboard robots for the ultimate showdown.  6 Matches and our Battle Royal and when the dust settles one cardbot will emerge victorious!

 


THINGS TO KNOW
ABOUT THIS UNIQUE PUPPETRY EVENT
9 Contestants will build their own robot out of cardboard and packing tape. These are the only materials allowed!!  They should paint and decorate their robots, but more importantly they create cardboard killing machines.

Robots should be of "vehicle" design, similar to the Mars Rover or other type machines. Contestants are not allowed to create humanoid robot costumes.

Venue:
Standard Toykraft : 722 Metropolitan Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Celebration of American Circus Awards
Circus Now and Big Apple Circus In Association With Jonathan S. Cerullo | JSCTheatricals present The 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Evolving Circus Honoree: Bill Irwin with David Shiner presenting the award featuring Emcee Thom Wall January 5, 2016 at 8pm at Lincoln Center New York, NY – To honor and spotlight the distinguished achievements in the American circus arts, Circus Now together with the Big Apple Circus, in association with Executive Producer and Director Jonathan S. Cerullo, JSC Theatricals, is proud to present the 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus at the Big Top at Lincoln Center on January 5, 2016 at 8pm. Part ceremony, part performance, the Celebration of American Circus will honor four artists and/or organizations that have been prominent in the circus arts landscape in America, while spotlighting the thriving state of the circus arts

Venue:
Lincoln Center : 10 Lincoln Plaza
Open: 07/19/16- Close: 08/28/16 CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
This summer, acclaimed theater director Aleksey Burago and The Russian Arts Theater and Studio continues its 2015-2016 season with Fyodor Dostoevsky's magnum opus Crime and Punishment. In the hot slums of St. Petersburg lives Raskolnikov, a former student struggling with debt and disillusionment. Believing himself to be a superior man, he soon executes a plan to kill and rob an old pawnbroker, arguing that her money can be used for good deeds, while ridding the world of a worthless parasite. As the growing voice of his conscience sets in, Raskolnikov soon finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Join the Russian Arts Theater and Studio as it brings one of the greatest novels to life at the West End Theater and embark upon a journey into the mind of a killer and his search for redemption.

Venue:
West End Theater : 263 West 86th St.
Open: 09/04/16- Close: 09/18/16 Edwin, The Story Of Edwin Booth
EDWIN is a unique adventure in music, theater, and history. Edwin Booth was the most famous American actor of the nineteenth century, the Laurence Olivier of his day though his artistic triumphs were marred by public and private tragedy. EDWIN takes us backstage on the night of his courageous return to the stage after his brother assassinated President Lincoln–braving death threats, public outrage, and his own scarred past.

Venue:
Theatre at St. Clements : 423 West 46th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run ERYC TAYLOR DANCE TO PRESENT U.S. PREMIERE OF THE EXHIBIT
Eryc Taylor Dance will present the U.S. premiere of The Exhibit, five contemporary dance works choreographed by Eryc Taylor in collaboration with company members, running for six performances, October 15 – 18, 2015 at The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, 104 W. 14th Street. The pieces will be performed consecutively in one large performance space; the audience will be seated intimately around the dancers, within steps of the performance. The Exhibit features company members Jessica Aronoff, Caroline Brethenoux, Jessica Featherson, Dafni Mari, Jesus Olivera, Timothy Patterson and Camille Workman. The Exhibit premiered last month at the Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporánea Avant Garde in Mexico, garnering rave reviews and playing to cheers and standing ovations.
Venue:
Alchemical Theatre Laboratory : 104 W 14th Street
Open: 08/21/16- Close: 08/27/16 Financial Slavery: The College Debt Sentence
New Play Tackling The Subject Of Student Debt, With A Diverse New Jersey Cast To Have Its World Premiere

What would you sell for a college education? Follow Deric, Sandra and Emilia striving for the American Dream - from trading meal swipes for textbooks to sugardaddy.com. With tuition rising 428%, college students are drowning. Is our nation throwing us overboard?

Part of the New York International Fringe Festival

Written by Alyea Pierce

Directed by Jennifer Little

Produced by Strength Out of Shadows

The cast features actors Frederick Philp, Alyea Pierce, Akash Jilla, Ashley Krushinski, Toni Kwadzogah, Rafael Lozada, Allison Mitchell, Brandi Pinnix, Imani Cole, Allie Harris, Charles Jones III, and Oise Ohiwerei.

Venue:
The CSV Cultural Center Flamboyan Theate : 107 Suffolk Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run FLAMENCO VIVO PRESENTS VOCES DE ANDALUCIA
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana celebrates the fundamental power and diversity of flamenco in Voces de Andalucia, the company’s 2016 NYC season, May 3-8 at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAM Fisher Building, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New York.

 

Founded in 1983, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is one of this country's longest-established flamenco companies, dedicated to promoting flamenco as a living, evolving art form. Following its successful BAM Fisher debut last year, the company returns with a program featuring four commissioned works of contemporary Spanish dance and music, including two world premieres.

 

Performances take place May 3-8, 2016, (evenings, Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30pm; matinees, Saturday and Sunday, 2:00pm) at BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New

Venue:
Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM Fisher : 321 Ashland Place
Open: 07/27/16- Close: 08/28/16 FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS 2016 - JULIUS CAESAR AND AS YOU LIKE IT
Hip to Hip Theatre Company celebrates its tenth season of Free Shakespeare in the Parks with the sparkling comedy As You Like It and venerable tragedy Julius Caesar.  The plays will tour in repertory to 11 New York City area parks, with special gala performances in Southampton and Jersey City. 35 theatre artists. 2 exciting plays, 13 diverse parks: July 27-August 28.

These family-friendly productions are for lovers of Shakespeare and for those experiencing Shakespeare for the first time. All performances are free and open to the public. Bring blankets, low chairs and picnic fare. No lines. No tickets. Seating is first come, first served.

Venue:
Various Venues (NYC) : multiple addresses
Open: 08/16/16- Close: 08/27/16 HONOUR: CONFESSIONS OF A MUMBAI COURTESAN
Visit India's red light district and meet the eunuch, priest, pimp, mother and daughter who call it home. A fun and poignant look at the exotic, dangerous life of Mumbai's real-life brothels and why they exist. HONOUR: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan is a testament to survival and pride. A mother’s gift to her only daughter. “Memoirs of Geisha” meets “Slumdog Millionaire” meets Indian epic “Mahabharata” in this dark tale of pursuit of truth in modern day Mumbai.

Part of the New York International Fringe Festival

Venue:
WOW Cafe Theater : 59-61 East 4th St.
Open: / / - Close: Open Run How to Write a Musical that Works!
Theater Resources Unlimited presents TRU Beginnings: Opportunities for Early Development How to Write a Musical that Works! Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 10am Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the first of three TRU Beginnings: How to Write a Musical that Works! feedback workshops on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 10am at NOLA Studios 250 W. 54th St., 11th Fl., NYC. Submission DEADLINE: Friday October 9, 2015. This is a unique 3-part workshop for writers, directors and producers exploring the traditional structure and dynamic interplay of an effective libretto and score. We will examine successful musicals, discuss basic dramaturgical principals and why they work, and hear presentations of submitted new works and works-in-progress.
Venue:
NOLA Studios : 250 W. 54th St.