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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: 02/16/16- Close: 03/04/16 A BROAD ABROAD!
8 Decades of Music, Madness, and "Foreign Affairs." Classy comedic "femme fatale," D’yan Forest brings you her new show, A Broad Abroad to the New York Frigid Festival. The solo show takes you on her adventures, which began in Paris in 1955. Her comedy and songs (sung in French, Italian & German) include anecdotes about her swains throughout Europe including Italy, Austria and Jordan! Not only is she joined by her longtime pianist, Richard Danley, she also accompanies herself with the piano and ukulele. She’s an innovative 81 year old performer. The Daily News says, “She surprises and tantalizes her audiences with her unique style."

Part of the New York City FRIGID Festival!

Venue:
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
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: 01/28/16- Close: 03/06/16 BROADWAY AND THE BARD: AN EVENING OF SHAKESPEARE & SONG
In Broadway and the Bard, universally acclaimed stage and screen veteran Len Cariou gives full voice to an idea that he has harbored since his first prophetic Broadway season of Henry V and Applause; Combining his two great loves -Shakespeare and American Musical Comedy - into one rich and diverse tapestry; outfitting trenchant classical soliloquies and sonnets with inventive musical pairings from beloved writers of the Great White Way - an eighty-minute melding of superb soliloquy and memorable song by a one-of-a-kind master actor of exquisite vintage in what the Bard might refer to as "a most rare vision.”
Venue:
Lion Theatre @ Theatre Row : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: 02/16/16- Close: 03/03/16 C.S.I: Mayberry - An Unauthorized Parody
In this farcical mash-up of "CSI: Miami" and "The Andy Griffith Show", we find a gruesome string of murders happening in Mayberry. It’s up to Andy and Barney to find out who the killer is from a list of familiar faces. Is it Aunt Bee? Floyd the Barber? Otis the Drunk? Or someone else all together...? Playwright and director Genny Yosco thought of this show with her production company partner, Chris Weigandt, while they were punchy and exhausted after directing a children’s show, so that should tell you how ridiculous her career is. Most recently, her theater company, Sour Grapes Productions, produced her original show, A Fifth Dimension: An Unauthorized Twilight Zone Parody (which she also directed and acted in) to a sold-out audience this past New Year’s Eve. "CSI: Mayberry - An Unauthorized Parody" will be performing at the 10th Annual FRIGID Festival.
Venue:
Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
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: 02/16/16- Close: 03/04/16 CHALK (A SILENT COMEDY.)
FRIGID New York presents: CHALK (a silent comedy.)
Created & Performed by Alex Curtis*

CHALK is a hilarious and unexpected one-man show that’s guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. Chalk invites audiences into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen. As the world grows before the audience’s eyes, performer and audience alike are swept into a fantastical adventure!

Created and performed by Alex Curtis, Chalk is a one-man piece of physical theater / clown that runs approximately 40 minutes. Inspired by the work of classic silent film era comedians, Chalk is both playful and touching. Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this romantic romp sure to “Draw You In.”

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

Venue:
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: 01/30/16- Close: 02/21/16 Chatting With The Tea Party
Chatting With The Tea Party, a documentary-style play by playwright Rich Orloff (Funny as a Crutch), based on interviews he conducted with leaders of Tea Party groups around the country, will have its world premiere and begin performances at The Robert Moss Theater (440 Lafayette Street) on Saturday, January 30th. Directed by four-time Carbonell Award winner Lynnette Barkley, the play will open on Monday, February 1st. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased online at www.chattingwiththeteaparty.com. From the writer known for his journalistic curiosity and a gift for comedic dialogue comes CHATTING WITH THE TEA PARTY – a play about the people behind the politics. Rich Orloff, a New York liberal playwright travels across the country, interviewing the Tea Party leaders in search of the answer to the question: “Who are these people?” Armed with a notebook full of facts, an open

Venue:
Robert Moss Theater @ 440 Studios : 440 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor
Open: 02/19/16- Close: 03/04/16 CLENCHED
Struck by a mystery illness, David receives doctor's orders to relax: something he's incapable of doing. Desperate to conquer his debilitating tension, David dives into a spiraling monologue, a farce that audiences will find familiar, funny, and delightfully weird.

Presented as part of the FRIGID New York festival.

Venue:
Under St. Marks : 94 St. Mark's Place
Open: 02/17/16- Close: 03/06/16 Emily Dickinson: Paranormal Investigator - presented by PowerOut and FRIGID New York
Meet Emily Dickinson, Paranormal Investigator! It's 1849 and New York is a gritty, grimy city filled with ghosts, ghouls, and irresponsible transcendentalists. After a string of curious incidents Emily Dickinson, New England's premiere paranormal investigator, and her estranged mentor Edgar Allan Poe are on the case! Armed with esoteric knowledge and brass knuckles—not to mention a strong grasp on both blank and metered verse—they venture to Brooklyn on the trail of a horrifying new adversary. Emily Dickinson: Paranormal Investigator is an ahistorical romp through poetry and Americana with ghosts, ghouls, and more! Part of the 2016 FRIGID New York Festival.
Venue:
Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th 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: 02/18/16- Close: 03/05/16 FRIGID NEW YORK 2016 PRESENTS NO DOMINION THEATRE CO.'S HELP ME OUT HERE
As one assembles an IKEA chair, another determines the meaning of their existence. Devised from journals, emails, and drunken iPhone notes, Help me out here is written and performed by Michael Joel and Kaitlin Overton. Bring a screwdriver…and a Xanax.

Thursday, February 18, 5:30pm
Sunday, February 21, 5:10pm
Wednesday, February 24, 7:10pm
Saturday, February 27, 10:30pm
Saturday, March 5, 12:30pm

Tickets are $18 and $13 for students.
www.horseTRADE.info

UNDER St. Marks
94 St Marks Pl.
New York, NY 10009

For more information, please visit www.nodominiontheatre.org.
About the Company: No Dominion Theatre Co.
No Dominion Theatre Co. was founded in March 2015 by Michael Joel, Kaitlin Overton and is based in the greater New York City area. The company’s inaugural production, One. Four. (Zero).

Venue:
Under St Marks : 94 St Marks Place
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.