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Open: 11/06/16- Close: 11/06/16 2016 TRU Love Benefit: Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will enter its 25th year as a not-for-profit service organization with its annual gala, the TRU Love Benefit. This year’s theme is Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts. After 10 years of Sunday brunch benefits, TRU is moving into the evening on November 6, 2016 beginning at 6pm with pre-show cocktails at the Performing Arts Library at Lincoln Center lobby, awards and performance in the Auditorium, plus a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception afterwards at the upcoming Lincoln Center exhibition of costumes from Olivier and Tony Award winning musicals, Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York.

Venue:
Lincoln Center : 10 Lincoln Plaza
Open: 10/29/16- Close: 10/29/16 Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2016/17 Season
Featured performances include Argentinian tango company Estampas Porteñas,

Emmy nominee Tony Danza, Grammy winner Patti Austin, the much-anticipated return of

 the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica, and more!

 

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces its 2016-17 season of music, dance, theater, and family programming, reflecting the multicultural diversity of Brooklyn. Hailing from Argentina, Haiti, Jamaica, China, Cuba, and across the United States, the award-winning artists include both Brooklyn Center premieres and returning favorites. Most performances will be held in Walt Whitman Theatre on the campus of Brooklyn College; select performances will take place at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn.
 

Venue:
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts : Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Open: 11/12/16- Close: 11/19/16 CHILDREN ARE FOREVER: ALL SALES FINAL
Children Are Forever: All Sales Final is a one act solo performance conceived and performed by comedian and solo artist Julia Jackson. Directed by Mary Guzman, Children are Forever won the United Solo Award for Best Non-Fiction Script and was selected for publication in the Indie Theater Now. Children are Forever: All Sales Final was originally directed by social-political comedian W. Kamau Bell, host of CNN's "United Shades of America" and former star of FX's "Totally Biased."

Julia never bought a baby before. Okay, she’s adopting, but the agency sure makes her feel like she's buying a baby. Couples competing in the free market of love.

Venue:
Theatre Row's Studio Theatre : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 11/20/16 MAD LOVE
Sloane Hudson, a wealthy, beautiful recent Ivy League graduate and product of the campus hook-up culture and frat basement pong tournaments, doesn't believe in love or marriage. She does, however, believe in babies and wants one soon so her tummy can bounce back and she can still wear a bikini. The problem is she needs a sperm donor who passes muster. Enter Brandon, who has all the right stats, but the wrong attitude. Brandon, meantime, has enough on his plate living with his brother Doug, who just fell in love with Katerina, the hooker from the Ukraine. Cabbage soup, a rare baseball card and a lizard named Pogo all play a part in this romantic comedy for cynical times.

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 04/27/17 MasterVoices - 75th Anniversary Season
75th Anniversary Season

 

New York Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s 27

Featuring Stephanie Blythe, Heidi Stober,

Theo Lebow, Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik

With Orchestra of St. Luke’s

 

Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. John Passion

Featuring Michael Slattery, Jesse Blumberg, Latonia Moore,

Tamara Mumford, and Ben Bliss

With New York Baroque Incorporated

 

Victor Herbert’s Babes in Toyland

Featuring Kelli O’Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, and Christopher Fitzgerald

Venue:
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
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.

Venue:
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 10/21/16 MasterVoices presents the New York Premiere of 27
MasterVoices

presents

27

New York Premiere

By Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek

Featuring Stephanie Blythe, Heidi Stober, Theo Lebow,

Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik

MasterVoices

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

James Robinson, Director

Ted Sperling, Conductor

October 20 & 21, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center

 

Venue:
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
Open: 12/16/16- Close: 01/08/17 SISTER ACT
Sister Act

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

Venue:
White Plains Performing Arts Center : 11 City Place
Open: 10/21/16- Close: 10/21/16 Spring Day: Help! I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up!
Spring Day: “Help! I’ve Fallen in Love and I Can’t Get Up!” Stand Up Comedy About Love, Sex and Cerebral Palsy. Hearts and Flowers This is Not.

Two little cripples sitting in a tree k-i-s-s—Wait! How did two cripples get up a tree? Come and see Spring Day (her real name!), voted Brooklyn's Best Comedian 2016 and Smart Comedy Award winner, tell true tales of a spastic Sid and Nancy. It's a night of sharp, dark, brutal and relentlessly bubbly comedy that is straight from the heart and hits below the belt. You’ll laugh, be inspired and feel better about your lot in life, you patronizing bastard. 

“A Definite Must See!" ★★★★ -ThreeWeeks



Venue:
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: 10/19/16- Close: 11/19/16 THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT
T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) celebrates its 48th Anniversary with the first play of their 2016-17 Season, The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The production is the first New York revival of the play since the Broadway run in 2011. Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2015 for his play Between Riverside and Crazy and co-created the hit Netflix series The Get Down with Baz Luhrmann.

The Motherf**ker with the Hat is directed by TST Artistic Director Peter Jensen whose production of Balm in Gilead, won a 2011 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Play. Producing Director Halle Morse produces the show.

Venue:
T. Schreiber Studio Theatre : 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
Open: 10/16/16- Close: 10/16/16 Theater Resources Unlimited presents How to Write a Musical that Works (Part 1): The World and the W
Theater Resources Unlimited
presents

How to Write a Musical that Works

(Part 1): The World and the Want

Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

 

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents How to Write a Musical that Works (Part 1): The World and the Want, tentatively scheduled for Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54th Street, 11th floor. This is the first part of an ongoing three-part workshop that offers in-depth guidance in the structure of the musical. For more details and to apply, visit http://truonline.org/events/hwm1-16/.

 

Venue:
NOLA Studios : 250 W. 54th St.
Open: 10/26/16- Close: 10/31/16 VANGELINE THEATER presents the New York Premiere of BUTOH BEETHOVEN
After a triumphant international tour, Vangeline Theater presents the New York Premiere of BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata), on October 26-31, 2016 at 8pm at The Producer's Club, Royal Theater, 358 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036. New York Butoh star Vangeline conjures the ghosts of two passionate giants — Tatsumi Hijikata, founder of Butoh, and composer Ludwig van Beethoven in this hypnotic, electrifying and award-winning solo performance.

Venue:
Royal Theater at Producers Club : 358 West 44th St. at 9th Ave.