Open: 09/17/16- Close: 09/17/16
A Jewish Joke|
In A Jewish Joke, a curmudgeonly Jewish comedy screenwriter from MGM comes up against the Communist blacklist in 1950's Hollywood. Funny and lovable, Bernie Lutz has made his way up the ladder by being a spineless Hollywood sellout. He now has to make the biggest decision of his life. The night before a big red carpet premiere that will make Bernie's career, he has been asked to name names and give up a friend. Armed with stories about the great era of Jewish humor, this poignant and funny solo comedy shows one small man facing the tough American events of the mid-20th century and looking into the depths of his own soul. A Jewish Joke had its World Premiere in San Diego in May and its Chicago premiere at Victory Gardens Theatre this past July. Presented as part of the 2016 United Solo Festival.
Theatre Row Studio Theatre : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: 10/14/16- Close: 10/29/16
ANAIS NIN GOES TO HELL|
MANHATTAN THEATRE WORKS and GOODE PRODUCTIONS in association with THE THEATER AT THE 14TH STREET Y, proudly present the triumphant return of Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell by David Stallings (Outstanding Original Full-Length Script, Dark Water - NY IT Awards), directed by Antonio Minino (Outstanding Director nominee, Scene/Unseen - PCTF Awards), as part of The Theater Series at The 14th Street Y. Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell will play a three week limited engagement from Friday, October 14th through Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003). Opening night is Saturday, October 15th at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $18.00 - $25.
The Theater at the 14th Street Y : 344 East 14th Street (between 1st a
Open: 09/15/16- Close: 09/18/16
Dances Patrelle presents Macbeth|
Dances Patrelle presents Macbeth from September 15-18, 2016 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $45 general admission (student and senior discounts available at box office) and are available at www.dancespatrelle.org, by phone at 212-772-4448, or in person at The Kaye Playhouse Box Office.
Dances Patrelle’s Macbeth is a “very moving” (Dance View, 2001) balletic retelling of the Bard’s classic story.
KAYE PLAYHOUSE @ HUNTER COLLEGE : 68th St. bet.Park and Lex Aves
Open: 10/14/16- Close: 10/23/16
HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL|
Heathers The Musical
Book, Music and Lyrics by Kevin Murphy & Laurence O’Keefe
Based on the 1989 Cult Classic Film
October 14-23, 2016
HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously sexy new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather’s aerobicized ass… but J.D. has another plan for that bullet.
Tickets: $35 Adults • $30 22 & Younger • $25 High School & Younger
White Plains Performing Arts Center : 11 City Place
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 10/21/16
MasterVoices announces its 75th Season opener, the New York Premiere of 27|
MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will open its 75th anniversary season with Ricky Ian Gordon's 27, with libretto by Royce Vavrek, starring Stephanie Blythe, Heidi Stober, Theo Lebow, Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik, conducted by Ted Sperling, and directed by James Robinson, with Orchestra of St. Luke’s on October 20 and 21, 2016 at New York City Center.
27 explores the relationship between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, who hosted regular salon evenings at their Paris home at 27 Rue de Fleurus, with such guests as Pablo Picasso, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Man Ray, Henri Matisse and Ernest Hemingway.
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
Open: 09/15/16- Close: 09/17/16
Inspired by true events, NOTHING is a multi-media production featuring Ben, a young wordsmith/technology enthusiast with autism. Using poetry, music, and video, Ben shares his story of meeting "Barbie" in a divine online connection, standing up to his high school bullies, and finding ways to fit into a "normal" world.
NOTHING is based on Nic Balthazar's novel Nothing Was All He Said, which was inspired by a newspaper article about a young man with autism. Since the book's publication in Belgium in 2002, it has been adapted for stage in five countries, and twice for the screen, including 2007's Ben X. This production of NOTHING has won awards at the Cincy Fringe, United Solo (NYC) and the San Diego Fringe Festival.
The Tank @ 46th Street : 151 w. 46th St. (b/t 6th and 7th Av
Open: 12/16/16- Close: 01/08/17
Based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture “Sister Act” written by Joseph Howard
December 16 – January 8, 2016
A Divine Musical Comedy! A sparking tribute to the universal power of friendship.
Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at
White Plains Performing Arts Center : 11 City Place
Open: 09/19/16- Close: 12/11/16
That Golden Girls Show! - A Puppet Parody|
Set in that sassy Miami house in 1985, 'That Golden Girls Show!' is a brand new show that parodies classic Golden Girls moments - with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down.
From Sophia's get-rich-quick schemes, to Rose's tales from St Olaf, Blanche's insatiable hunt for men and the Fountain of Youth, to Dorothy's daily struggle to make sense of her life, manage her roommates all the while fending off a certain, pesky ex-husband, once and for all. Devoted fans will fondly remember our four girls from Miami, and for the first-timers, this will be a joyful introduction to the brilliance of that television series.
DR2 Theatre : 103 East 15th Street
Open: 09/28/16- Close: 11/16/16
Wild Women Of Planet Wongo|
New York: The 60s sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo, a wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful warrior women who have never seen men, is returning to New York after its successful Brooklyn run last year. Presented by Not Too Fancy Productions, LLC, Performances will begin at Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston) on Wednesday, September 28 at 8pm and run each Wednesday through November 16, 2016. Tickets are $35 (which include a Wicked Wongotini) and can be purchased by visiting www.PlanetWongo.com or by calling 866.811.4111.
Parkside Lounge : 317 E. HOUSTON ST