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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

Venue:
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre : 307 W 47TH
Open: 10/03/16- Close: 10/29/16 Inner Voices
 

 

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.

Venue:
TBG Theatre : 312 West 36th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run January TRU Panel: The Care and Feeding of the Newborn Play
Theater Resources Unlimited and The Playroom Theatre present the January TRU Panel The Care and Feeding of the Newborn Play: Collaborations, Co-productions and Other Opportunities for Growth Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:30pm (networking at 7pm) Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), and The Playroom Theatre, present the January TRU panel, The Care and Feeding of the Newborn Play: Collaborations, Co-productions and Other Opportunities for Growth, on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm. Panelists will include Nan Barnett, executive director of National New Play Network, the nation's alliance of non-profit, professional theaters with a dedication to the development, production and continued

Venue:
The Playroom Theater : 151 W. 46th St.
Open: / / - Close: Open Run LABALIVE PRESENTS BEAUTY/LITERATURE
LABAlive presents BEAUTY / BOUNDARIES on June 2, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, New York, NY.

 

Crossing boundaries alters our perceptions, including our perception of beauty. Experience three new multi-disciplinary works-in-process and the teachings of the ancient text that inspired them, created by LABA Fellows Lainie Fefferman, Lital Dotan, and Shanti Grumbine and partnered with a teaching from Reuben Namdar.

 

Tickets are $20, and can be purchased at www.labajournal.com/boundaries

 or by calling 646-395-4310. A wine and cheese reception is included.

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Mabel Madness
Mabel Mercer is frightened! Frightened that this is her last show…that her long-time friend/manager is abandoning her…that she is too old. On stage for probably the last time, this legendary performer, who influenced the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Billie Holiday, confronts the events that has led her to this moment. From a white British mother who refused to acknowledge her black daughter to vocal mishaps that ultimately led to her signature Story Song style, Mabel reveals all as she prepares to take her final bow.
Venue:
Urban Stages Theatre : 259 West 30 Street
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.

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 09/25/16- Close: 10/27/16 Nice T!ts
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


"Marcs finds the universal in one woman's story. She has the breezy pace and snappy timing of a stand-up comedienne.

Venue:
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 »
Venue:
777 Theatre : 777 8th Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run ONE BREATH, THEN ANOTHER: AN INTERACTIVE YOGA SHOW
On a fervent search for self-realization to avoid mirroring her father’s self-destructive path, a young woman travels alone to an ashram in India to study yoga. Guided by the relentlessly cheerful ashram guru, Purnima, she reflects deeply on mortality and the workings of her mind, learning to let go and surrender to the present moment. By engaging the audience in chanting, breathing practices, meditation, and simple movements, she invites them to do the same.

 

Venue:
Secret Theatre : 4402 23rd Street
Previews: 07/27/08- Close: 10/12/08 Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me
NOW EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 12TH!! Laugh as you relate to LJ in Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me, an upbeat musical depicting the hurtful yet insightful journey of a young gay man's life. Transitioning from his world of dysfunctional family to a family of friends who cure his debilitating one man show disease, LJ's journey of self discovery comes alive with a hilarious use of pop culture, that leaves you ready to embrace what it takes to let go and enjoy this life.
Venue:
Richmond Shepard Theatre : 309 E. 26th Street (between 1st & 2
Open: 10/30/15- Close: Open Run Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me
NOW EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 12TH!! Laugh as you relate to LJ in Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me, an upbeat musical depicting the hurtful yet insightful journey of a young gay man's life. Transitioning from his world of dysfunctional family to a family of friends who cure his debilitating one man show disease, LJ's journey of self discovery comes alive with a hilarious use of pop culture, that leaves you ready to embrace what it takes to let go and enjoy this life.
Venue:
@the cell : 338 W 23rd Street