Open: 09/07/16- Close: 11/16/16
I Like It Like That – A New Musical|
World Premiere New Musical I LIKE IT LIKE THAT – A Musical. Story of the Rodríguez family living in New York City’s East Harlem in the early 1970s, when music was the proudest expression of “El Barrio”. The production takes the audience on a historical musical journey amidst neighborhood volatility and social activism. Its residents deal with the ever-present pull between Escape and Social Conscience.
September 7 – November 16; Opening September 22, 2016
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre is located at 304 W 47th Street
Performing Schedule: Tuesday – Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 5pm & 9pm; Sunday at 3pm & 7pm.
Running time is 90 minutes, no intermission
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre : 307 W 47TH
Open: 10/03/16- Close: 10/29/16
PREMIERES (Paulette Haupt, Artistic Director), the New York based music theater organization whose mission is “to bring new music theater to light,” is pleased to announce the complete cast and creative teams for this season’s Inner Voices, the biannual series of solo works featuring new teams of playwrights and composers.
The evening will consist of the following three pieces:
In Just One “Q”, Bertha and Julynne, bitter enemies, duke it out at the Broadbend Nursing Home in Arkansas over a game of scrabble. Benny (T. Oliver Reid), an orderly, narrates the history of their acrimonious relationship. Chaos, humor and closure abound in this amusing and tuneful musical.
TBG Theatre : 312 West 36th Street
Open: 11/02/16- Close: 11/11/16
KEEPING MY KIDNEYS|
Mindy Raf’s, Keeping My Kidneys will have its World Premiere at The PIT Loft. The limited run will play November 2nd – 11th and is directed by Tara Elliott.
Brooklyn based writer, performer, and published author, Mindy Raf has performed stand-up all over the country with notable performances at the Women in Comedy Festival (Boston), NY Funny Songs Fest, SketchFest NYC, and Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Portland, OR). In New York, she performs regularly at The Peoples Improv Theater, Dixon Place, QED, and Upright Citizens Brigade. In addition, Raf writes for several websites and TV shows including MTV’s Girl Code, VH1, College Humor, TNT, Lifetime, and was a contributor to the My Parents Were Awesome anthology (Random House).
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 11/20/16
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.
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 04/27/17
MasterVoices - 75th Anniversary Season|
New York Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s 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. Commissioned by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 27 received its world premiere in June 2014. For the New York Premiere, Ricky Ian Gordon has specially added new sections for the MasterVoices chorus.
The Orchestra of St. Luke’s Featuring Stephanie Blythe, Heidi Stober,Theo Lebow, Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik
Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. John Passion
Featuring Michael Slattery, Jesse Blumberg, Latonia Moore,
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
Open: 11/01/16- Close: 11/12/16
Atar Hadari’s penetrating new play, Merciful Father will open UP Theater’s seventh season. The World Premiere of Merciful Father will run November 1st through November 12th in Northern Manhattan. Merciful Father is a provocative new take on Sholem Asch’s scandalous Yiddish play God of Vengeance:
A brothel owner commissions the creation of a Torah scroll to win a respectable husband for his daughter. His daughter instead chooses ill repute.
God of Vengeance opened on Broadway at the Apollo Theatre in 1923 and featured Broadway’s first lesbian kiss, after which the actors and producers were arrested for immorality. That production is the inspiration for Paula Vogel’s new play, Indecent which premiered last year at the Vineyard Theatre.
Garret at Fort Washington Collegiate : 729 W 181st Street
Open: 10/10/16- Close: 12/19/16
My Father's Voice:letters From Ellis Island And The War In The Pacific (1938-1945)|
In 1938, Richard Krebs, a German seaman, jumped ship in Newport News, Virginia and vanished into America. In December 1940, under the name Jan Valtin, he published the autobiography of his life, first as a communist revolutionist serving Stalin, next, as a Gestapo prisoner of the Third Reich, and finally of his escape from both of them. It became a national sensation. In 1942 he was imprisoned on Ellis Island as an enemy alien. In 1944-45 he served the United States as a combat infantryman in the jungles in the Pacific War.
“I have lived 60 years aware of my father's very popular 1941 autobiography, “Out of the Night. says Mr. Krebs. It was controversial. It was shocking. It was extremely important in America as the US became engaged in World War II.
The Playroom Theater : 151 W. 46th St.
Open: 10/07/16- Close: 10/22/16
MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES)|
Dixon Place's (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) new commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) – a collection of theatrical short stories by the acclaimed performer, writer, and downtown favorite Jess Barbagallo (Half Straddle, The Big Dance Theater). This limited run, directed by Jess Barbagallo will begin Friday October 7th at 7:30 PM and will play of six performances only – October 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21th, and 22th, at 7:30 PM, at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets are $18 in advance, $22 at the door, and $15 for seniors and students and can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-4111.
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 09/25/16- Close: 10/27/16
Writer and performer Amy Marcs will perform an encore run of her critically acclaimed, reconstructive comedy "Nice T!ts!" during Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the PIT Loft from September 25-October 27. "Nice T!ts" is a comedic exploration of Marcs' roller-coaster experience with cancer and its effect on her perceptions of femininity, womanhood, confidence and mortality. It's a unique perspective full of humor and heart-felt honesty. MORE INFO: www.amymarcs.com
★★★★★ “A universal story about the losses that challenge our identity, told with humanity and humor. Just what the doctor prescribed.” – Front Row Center
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: 09/13/16- Close: 11/20/16
ON THE RAILS|
ALGONQUIN THEATER PRODUCTIONS and JASON HEWITT proudly present the world premiere of On the Rails, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria). The Off-Broadway engagement will take place at the Roy Arias 777 Theatre (777 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10036). Performances begin Tuesday, September 13th and continue through Sunday, November 20th, 2016. Opening Night is Sunday, September 18th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $60.00 ($40 Students and Seniors) and can be purchased online at More Information »
777 Theatre : 777 8th Avenue