Open: 04/03/14- Close: 05/04/14
the cell presents
the World Premier Production of Origin Theatre Company's
The INTERNATIONAL by Tim Ruddy
the cell : 338 W. 23rd Street
Open: 03/26/14- Close: 05/31/14
In The Still Of The Night|
Award-winning performer Shana Farr opens her new solo show "In The Still Of The Night" taking the audience on a musical and poetical journey through the words and music of two of the 20th century's greatest and most prolific songwriters and poets - Noel Coward and Cole Porter. An evening of wit and flamboyance, chic and cheek, urbanity and elegance!
With both humor and sentiment, Shana Farr brings new interpretations to songs such as "Zigeuner", "Begin The Beguine", "Love For Sale", and "Just One Of Those Things" along with other favorites such as "What Is This Thing Called Love?", "My Heart Belongs To Daddy", "Never Again", "If Love Were All" and more. Working with award-winning music director, Jon Weber and cellist, Adam Fisher, these great standards are colored with the sounds of jazz and blues.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre : West Bank Cafe
Open: 04/25/14- Close: 05/11/14
Broadway veteran and Titan Company Member Terry Layman returns to the Titan stage this Spring, assuming the title role in this searing new production of Shakespeare’s epic masterpiece. Both an intimate family drama about an aging king and his three daughters and an explosive political commentary, LEAR explores the most basic themes of our existence: love and loyalty; friendship and betrayal; destiny and the overwhelming inevitability of a life nearing its end.
About the Company: TITAN Theatre Company
Conceived by friends Kevin Beebee, Lenny Banovez and Laura Frye with the goal of breathing new life and clarity into classical works of theatre through visceral, challenging, ensemble-driven productions, TITAN Theatre Company began performing in 2009 in a Tex-Mex Bar
Queens Theater : 14 United Nations Ave South
Open: 02/20/14- Close: 05/15/14
Long Story Long hosted by Eli Reiter|
February 20th, March 20th, April 17th, May 15
There are many storytelling shows out there that offer a slice of life. At the corner of Fringe Festival Street and The Moth Avenue, Eli Reiter offers us a larger piece of the pie giving each performer 25 minutes to tell their story. Long Story Long allows you, the audience, to get to know the storyteller a little better. We'll also have a featured storyteller in the middle, to be the extra crust around the pie. Who doesn't like extra pie? Featuring TBA
The Tank @ 46th Street : 151 w. 46th St. (b/t 6th and 7th Av
Open: 04/03/14- Close: 04/27/14
LITTLE MAC, LITTLE MAC, YOU'RE THE VERY MAN!|
LITTLE MAC, LITTLE MAC, YOU’RE THE VERY MAN! is based on Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera, resetting its antihero, the renowned outlaw Macheath, in the Wild West on the run from the local oil tycoon, Mr. Peachum, and his henchman, Sheriff Lockit. The long arm of the law pursues Little Mac across the country, and through a hodgepodge of American history and culture. Along the way, he encounters familiar faces including Al Gore and Al Capone, Ronald Reagan and Ronald McDonald, and Lucille Ball and her buddy Ethel (Rosenberg). Rounding out the story of the outlaw- and the eighty-five memorable characters he meets- is a musical score that pays homage to the classic American songbook. Part spaghetti Western, part political satire, and part film-noir, Little Mac is a heartwarming tale about money, capitalism, and money.
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: 03/29/14- Close: 05/10/14
Mama, I Want To Sing: The Next Generation|
Mama, I Want To Sing, is the revival of the classic 1983 gospel Musical. Mama, tells the story of a young girl who wants to leave her church choir to pursue a life in popular music, despite strong objections from her mother. The musical is based on the life of Vy Higginsen's sister Doris Troy, whose 1963 hit "Just One Look" launched her to international fame.
Oberia Dempsey Center : 127 West 127th Street
Open: 04/29/14- Close: 05/04/14
Man and Coconut|
IN RESIDENCE AT IRT THEATER: April 22- May 5 2014
A Man lives on a dangerous, desolate beach with his Coconut wife. Existing on the margins of civilization, both Man and Coconut experience excruciating physical and psychological pain. When Coconut rots, the Man is discovered and pulled back to civilization. A faceless office worker named Melissa, attracted to the Man's raw agony, pushes both to the brink of disaster and deliverance.
LENGTH OF SHOW: 90 minutes
At IRT: 154 Christopher st. NYC #3B (third floor)
Margot Bordelon (Director) is a freelance director based in New York City.
IRT Theater : 154 Christopher Street
Open: 04/16/14- Close: 04/27/14
May Violets Spring|
"MAY VIOLETS SPRING" is a new play adapted primarily from Shakespeare's "Hamlet" but featuring many of the Bard of Avon's other plays and sonnets, along with the introduction of original verse by James Parenti. Produced by Dare Lab and directed by Reesa Graham, this production focuses on Ophelia's journey as a protagonist through the canon events of "Hamlet." It's a love letter to classical heroines slighted by the narratives of our past and too often also in productions of the present.
Wednesday, April 16th at 8pm
The Bridge Theatre : 244 W. 54th Street, 12th Floor
Open: 04/16/14- Close: 04/18/14
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Face To Face Series|
Touching, joyously inventive and particularly close to Shakespeare’s heart, Midsummer Night's Dream is filled with the most delightful creatures on a roller coaster of emotional depth and humor in this premiere by Ajkun Ballet Theatre choreographed by Chiara Ajkun. The Face to Face series affords the audience a close-up to the performers in the intimacy of our studios. GOES ON SALE IN FEBRUARY 2014.
City Center Studios : 130 West 56th Street
Open: 04/17/14- Close: 04/20/14
Miniatures in Detail|
"Miniatures in Detail" is a concise new venture with long term collaborators, Elise Kermani (sound), Barbara Kilpatrick (visual) and Vicky Shick (movement). The charismatic, quirky and intimate chamber setting of the West End Theater functions as active host to the weaving together of costume, sound, choreography and the delicately nuanced relationships revealed in the piece. Costumes are designed to produce sound when in motion and the multi-layered sound composition is mixed and performed live. This piece follows their 2013 Bessie-nominated work for ten dancers, "Everything You See," translating an exploration of deliberate commotion and chaos directly onto the moving body. While still devoted to finessing detail, "Miniatures in Detail" offers a new passion for choreographed disjointedness and a taste for "letting go.
West End Theater : 263 West 86th St.
Open: 01/06/14- Close: 08/25/14
Monday Night Magic 2014|
Magical Nights Inc, presents New York's longest running Off-Broadway Magic Show, <b>MONDAY NIGHT MAGIC</b>.
Each week you'll find a different array of the finest stage magicians performing world-class magic in an intimate theatrical setting.
The fun continues during intermission as sleight-of-hand close-up magicians mingle with guests in the Close-Up Gallery as well as in the theater.
Monday Night Magic performers have been featured on numerous television shows, including ABC's Good Morning America, CBS's Early Show, NBC's Today Show and on The Wall Street Journal Report.
<B>* The New York Press</B> gave Monday Night Magic a "Best of Manhattan" award.
The Players Theatre (Btwn Bleecker and W : 115 MacDougal Street
Open: 04/17/14- Close: 05/04/14
NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, A NEW MUSICAL|
Suitable for all ages, an original musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale with a cast of 35 Iincluding 6 children), including Broadway star Luba Mason* (Chicago, Jekyll & Hyde, How to Succeed, Sunset Blvd.), Cabaret luminary Karen Kohler* (Das Cabaret, Vienna to Weimar w/ KT Sullivan), Becca Gottlieb* (Nat. Tours: Damn Yankees, The Wedding Singer), and Douglas McDonnell (Metropolitan & New York City Operas), A comedic satire. Memorable characters. Famous romantic 1830’s novel with themes of class inequality & social injustice.
Join the Crummles Troupe in protest mode as they bring The Nickleby Family, The Squeers, The Cheerybles, Smike, Newman Noggs and an array of early Victorian era characters to life.
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 03/02/14- Close: 04/27/14
In a Lower East Side bar combine… 4 parts downtown theatre3 parts live music2 parts love story1 part farce3 dashes of operaShake vigorously and garnish with cocktails designed by award-winning mixologist Marlo Gamora (head mixologist at Trix in Willamsburg) and you have Potion: A Play in Three Cocktails.Charley sells potions, handcrafted and custom made. From potions that can make the forgetful remember to potions that will stop a compulsive liar from fibbing, Charley’s concoctions satisfy a diverse clientele. But the one potion Charley hasn’t been able to master is that one she wants for herself: a love potion. Stolen Chair's Potion, a “spoken word opera” immerses its audience in the giddy world of Charley’s bar and her regular (and irregular) customers, with Gamora’s flight of 3 original “potions” served by the actors as the play unfolds.
People Lounge : 163 Allen Street
Open: 03/02/14- Close: 07/27/14
POTION A PLAY IN THREE COCKTAILS|
In a Lower East Side bar combine…
4 parts downtown theatre
3 parts live music
2 parts love story
1 part farce
3 dashes of opera
Shake vigorously and garnish with cocktails designed by award-winning mixologist
Marlo Gamora (head mixologist at Trix in Willamsburg) and you have
Potion: A Play in Three Cocktails.
People Lounge : 163 Allen Street