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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: 02/09/16- Close: 06/14/16 Juliana
It’s 1941 and Alice “Al” Huffman comes from the potato fields of Long Island with her beau, her best girlfriend and her girlfriend’s beau to make it on the Broadway stage only to find she has no talent. She meets Max, a former producer, talent manager and possible con man who introduces her to the glamorous, perpetually on the brink of stardom night club singer, Juliana. Juliana’s voice sounds to Al like “warm milk slipping down the whole of my body.” Al is increasingly drawn into a secret gay underworld of men who wear dresses and women who smoke cigars, while her childhood friends continue in their “normal” lives. Al glides easily between the two worlds until these worlds begin to collide. Juliana is the first in a series of novels about the same characters living through forthcoming decades of LGBT history.
Venue:
The Duplex Cabaret Theater : 61 Christopher Street (at Seventh A
Open: 05/28/16- Close: 06/18/16 KISS IT, MAKE IT BETTER
In a small town in the rural Midwest, two childhood friends sneak away to play pretend in a nearby deserted fairground. Life back in town finds them crippled by trauma and shackled by cycles of silence and shame, forcing them to run away. Suddenly they are left to fend for each other amidst the crumbling fairgrounds, and their crumbling innocence, as they learn to maneuver through puberty and triggering what feels like love. 


About the Company: Theatre 4the People

THEATRE 4THE PEOPLE creates economically accessible theatrical performances with courageous artists implementing a “pay-what-you-can” ticket policy, making honest, original theatre productions available to all who wish to experience art that strives to investigate and wresting with human conflicts in an authentic manner. 

Venue:
New Ohio Theatre : 154 Christopher Street
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: 06/10/16- Close: 06/18/16 LAST RESORT
When you're old and you know your time is short what do you do? Go on a kick-ass vacation! Thrill seeking seniors spare no expense at going out with a bang at this resort. To hell with laws and rules when you know you'll die soon anyway. Join the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble (IRTE) at the ultra-exclusive Golden Sunset, the LAST RESORT you will ever need or want. IRTE mixes traditional theatrical storytelling with the excitement of off-the-cuff comedy for an improvised look at the "what-ifs" of life.  IRTE provides the basic framework, and you and your fellow audience members choose the items on the characters' bucket lists, which make up that evening's unique storyline.

Venue:
The Producers Club : 358 West 44th between 8th {e_addres
Open: 06/06/16- Close: 09/02/16 Liberty: A Monumental New Musical
The Bright Torch of Lady Liberty Sets its Sights on Times Square.  Based on true events, Liberty is an entertaining 80-minute theatrical experience starring Abigail Shapiro (How The Grinch Stole Christmas) as Liberty, telling the story of a young French immigrant who arrives in New York Harbor in 1884. Coming to the United States in the middle of a national immigration debate and a terrible recession, political forces are aligning to deport her. With a strong resolve and a mighty spirit, she battles to gain acceptance and eventually becomes a lasting symbol of the young country. 

June 6 - July 3: Monday and Friday at 12pm & 3pm

After July 4:  Monday; Tuesday; Thursday & Friday at 12pm at 3pm

Venue:
42 WEST : 514 West 42nd St (between 10th & 11th Aves)
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: / / - 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
Open: 05/19/16- Close: 06/05/16 PROSPECT
In this acclaimed, early play by renowned writer Octavio Solis (Se Llama Cristina at INTAR; Pulitzer Prize nominated Lydia at Mark Taper Forum) Scout, a computer programmer with promise of upward mobility, attracts the interest of Liza and Vince, foolhardy opportunists in a complicated relationship. Vince drags the trio home where his wife Elena remains homebound smoking pot, watching porn, and craving snow peas. A drink and drug fueled night between unlikely friends scrapes down desires, secrets, and identities to the bone.

Prospect received its West Coast Premiere at El Teatro Campesino in 1993. It has received subsequent productions at the Latino Chicago Theatre Company, The Magic Theatre in San Francisco, and the North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach, CA.

Venue:
Teatro Circulo : 64 East 4th Street