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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 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.
Theater Resources Unlimited/TRU Plays : 309 W. 104th Street, #1D
Open: 05/27/16- Close: 06/19/16 A Persistent Memory
David is losing his grip on reality. With every passing moment his most precious memories are slipping away. Haunted by his past, he finds help while investigating a mysterious phenomenon that is overwhelming the world’s elephant population. A poetic and emotionally driven narrative, A Persistent Memory explores the unexpected virtues of grief, the impact of childhood memories, and how sometimes meeting the right people at the right time can change our lives forever.

May 27 through June 19; Opening Night is June 1, 2016

Playing Schedule: Tuesday at 7PM; Wednesday - Saturday at 8PM; Saturday matinee at 2PM; Sunday at 3PM

Theatre Row’s Beckett Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd Street

Tickets are $49.50 and can be purchased by visiting or calling 212-239-6200.

Beckett Theater - Theater Row : 410 W 42nd St
Open: 05/25/16- Close: 05/29/16 Ajax
Ajax tells the story of the great Greek general during the Trojan War, who, deprived of the recognition due to him, goes insane and commits suicide.  

Prior to the beginning of the play, Ajax is enraged because his cousin Achilles' armor was awarded to Odysseus, rather than to him. He vows to kill the Greek leaders who disgraced him. Before he can enact his extraordinary revenge, though, he is tricked by the goddess Athena into believing that the sheep and cattle that were taken by the Achaeans as spoil are the Greek leaders. He slaughters some of them, and takes the others back to his home to torture, including a ram which he believes to be his main rival, Odysseus.

American Theatre Of Actors : 314 West 54th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Ballet Hispanico 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


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

TD Bank Ballpark : 1 Patriots Park
Open: 05/15/16- Close: 06/12/16 Big Apple Circus Raised The Big Top at Cunningham Park Kicking off the Queens Premiere of The Grand
Big Apple Circus

Raised The Big Top at Cunningham Park

Kicking off the Queens Premiere of

The Grand Tour

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 1:30pm


Big Apple Circus raised The Big Top at Cunningham Park on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 1:30pm, kicking off the Queens Premiere of the company's 38th season show, The Grand Tour! The Circus' own performer and animal trainer, Jenny Vidbel and her loyal pony Frankie pushed the button that finally lifted the tent. Tickets for The Grand Tour start at $25, and the show runs from May 15 – June 12, 2016 under the Big Top at Cunningham Park, located at Union Turnpike and 196th Street in Oakland

Big Top at Cunningham Park : Union Turnpike and 196th Street
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 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.
TD Bank Ballpark : 1 Patriots Park
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 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.

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!


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.

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

Lincoln Center : 10 Lincoln Plaza
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.
Alchemical Theatre Laboratory : 104 W 14th Street
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

Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM Fisher : 321 Ashland Place
Open: 06/04/16- Close: 07/30/16 Gary Busey's One-man Hamlet As Performed By David Carl
Due to popular demand for summer action-movie/Shakespeare mash-ups, Gary Busey’s One-Man Hamlet as Performed by David Carl extends its critically acclaimed run into June and July with five additional performances 10:30 p.m. Saturdays June 4 & 25; 9 p.m. Thursday, June 30 & Saturdays, July 9 & July 30. The New York Times recently called the show "deliciously deranged...a head-spinning performance!" The acclaimed production heads to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in mid-July for the Shakespeare 400 celebrations.
As Shakespearean actor, puppeteer, singer and action-movie director, Gary Busey (played by New York actor-writer David Carl) performs each scene of Hamlet his own way, with occasional detours across Busey’s IMDB page from Buddy Holly to Lethal Weapon.

PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th 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.
NOLA Studios : 250 W. 54th St.