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Open: 04/08/17- Close: 04/09/17 2017 TRU COMBINED AUDITION EVENT
Theater Resources Unlimited with support from
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Actors Connection, BackStage, Reproductions.com, Actors Access
and CastingAbout.com
present
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2017 TRU Combined Audition Event

Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 10am - 6pm

 

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) with generous sponsorship from Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Actors Connection, BackStage, Reproductions.com, Actors Access and CastingAbout.com presents the 2017 TRU Combined Audition Event – on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 10am - 6pm at The DeSotelle Theater, 300 W 43rd St #301, NYC 10036.

Venue:
Desotelle NuBox Theatre : 300 W. 43rd Street
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 A Mexican Affair
A Mexican Affair celebrates the relationship between Mexico and the United States and the beautiful cultural influence between both countries. An evening of delicious music, candid stories, and spicy romance featuring popular Jazz tunes written by Mexican and American composers. The thrilling fusion of rhythms and musical influences invites you to take an adventure filled with passion, heartbreak, and a little dirty mambo! Featuring songs by Frederick Loewe and Alan J. Lerner, Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, Ben Weisman and Sid Wayne, Agustin Lara, Maria Grever, Pablo Beltran, Consuelo Velazquez, and others. Created and performed by Rafa Reyes. Featuring Felipe Fournier on vibraphone, Dan Martínez (Supermambo!) on bass, Hugo Moreno (The Filmharmonic Brass, Jarana Beat, The Gregorio Uribe Big Band, Le Train Bleu, Marlboro Music Festival) on trumpet, percussionist Guillermo

Venue:
Metropolitan Room : 34 W 22nd St
Open: 03/17/17- Close: 04/19/17 Angry Young Man
Angry Young Man is a fast-paced comedy, where a surgeon from the Middle East arrives in London in search of work and a new life. Instead, through a series of hilarious mistakes and hapless missteps, he runs afoul of both white nationalists and liberal hypocrites discovering some surprising truths about the way we view the immigrants amongst us.

Venue:
Urban Stages : 259 W 30th 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: 03/03/17- Close: 07/02/17 CHURCH & STATE
Church & State is a fast-paced, seriously funny take on faith, politics, and “The Twitter.” It’s three days before Charlie Whitmore’s Senate reelection and he’s decided to finally tell the public exactly what’s on his mind, no filter. What could possibly go wrong?

Venue:
New World Stages : 340 West 50th Street
Open: 03/22/17- Close: 04/01/17 ESAI’S TABLE
New York: Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. Nathan Yungerberg’s ESAI'S TABLE, will be presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from March 22 – April 1, 2017, it has been announced by Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, MENTOR PROJECT’s Producing Artistic Directors. Angelina Fiordellisi is Cherry Lane’s Founding Artistic Director,  In ESAI'S TABLE, destiny meets eternity for three young black men atop an ancient magical table in this mythic tale of black lives, friendship, family, and love.

Venue:
Cherry Lane Studio : 38 Commerce Street
Open: 01/25/17- Close: 04/15/17 GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE
Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose is an exhilarating story, and indeed brilliantly told. Two-time Tony® Award-winning character actor George Rose (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, My Fair Lady, The Pirates of Penzance), a bon-vivant with a flair for the dramatic and the eccentric, starred on the Broadway and London stages alongside luminaries like Katharine Hepburn, Noel Coward, Dame Edith Evans, Richard Burton, and Laurence Olivier in a storied career that met an unexpected end.  

In this giddy, humorous, and moving celebration, Ed Dixon recounts his own tale of how he came to know and admire George over a twenty-year friendship until the unimaginable changed everything.

Venue:
Davenport : 354 West 45th ST
Open: 03/23/17- Close: 04/09/17 GRAND THEFT MUSICAL
A world premiere musical based on Robert Sickinger’s 1994 musical Platinum Taps, with music composed by John Taylor Thomas. Grand Theft Musical is written by Lissa Moira who directs a cast of 17, including Taylor Brandon, William Broderick*, Jef Canter*, Darcy Dunn, Shana Farr, Carlos Gomez, Becca Gottlieb*, Devon Hall, Robert Homeyer, Douglas McDonnell, Marlena Mack, Alex Hayden Miller, James Parks, Caroline Portu, Darius Anthony Robinson, Kaily Shuler, and David Sloane Esq.

Grand Theft Musical is a boisterous, bawdy, bang-bang musical comedy, which openly purloins from some of the greatest examples of the genre to hilarious effect. The cast of 17 characters includes a powerful, bisexual, vindictive columnist and his network of adorable spies; a ridiculously successful good guy Broadway producer, his gorgeous super-smart stripper girlfriend, and his envious sneaky

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
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