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Open: / / - Close: Open Run & Juliet
Charlie Vaughn, an idealistic young director comes to a small conservative college campus to stage a production of Romeo & Juliet. When he announces his decision to cast a fourteen year-old boy in the role of Juliet, as was the Elizabethan custom, he challenges the "old school" sensibilities of the campus community and invites the wrath of a young black actress who feels her time is due. As a result, Charlie turns to his new colleague – a thirty-year veteran of the drama department – for advice on how to handle the student's challenge to his authority.  A World Premiere by Robert Caisley, directed by Marc Geller and starring Nadia Brown, John FitzGibbon, and Jacob A. Ware.

Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays @ 8PM; Saturdays @ 3PM; Sundays @ 2PM thru 6/4/17; Preview performances 5/4/17 & 5/5/17 @ 8PM with meet & greet;

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: / / - Close: Open Run (MOSTLY) TRUE THINGS @ THE PIT LOFT
The game is this: one storyteller tells the unvarnished truth, the other 3 include carefully-crafted little white lies. The audience gets to question the storytellers, who can improvise their responses. then vote for the person they think told it straight. With some improvised story-inspired music and songs written for the show by host/creator Jude Treder-Wolff and Wells Hanley. There are prizes involved, if you can believe a thing like that. 

Hosted by Jude Treder-Wolff. 

Stories by:
Mary Theresa Archbold (This American Life, and The Moth Radio Hour on NPR)
Jack Canfora (winner of the 2016 Webby Award for Best Writing Online TV & Film/
Off Broadway credits include Poetic License and Jericho at 59E59 Theaters)
Pat Shay (What The Flicka web series, improviser with IO Chicago, UCB, The Second City and The Pit)
Natalie

Venue:
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: / / - Close: Open Run A Fifth Dimension: An Unauthorized Twilight Zone Parody
You are entering another dimension – a dimension of sight, sound, and laughs. Eight scenes, each based off of iconic Twilight Zone episodes, including murderous children, killer dolls, and of course, a gremlin on the wing. Tales of mischief and mayhem that can only be found here…in A Fifth Dimension.

This production will be playing at the 2017 FRIGID Festival, performing February 15th at 7:10pm, February 20th at 8:50pm, February 21st at 8:50pm, February 26th at 6:50pm, and March 4th at 6:40pm. All performances will be at The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street, NY 10003 between 2nd Ave & Bowery (3rd Ave).

Playwright/director Genny Yosco has loved The Twilight Zone ever since she realized she wasn’t cool enough to be invited to any New Year’s Eve parties, which presented the opportunity to watch the Syfy channel’s Twilight

Venue:
Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run BLACKTOP HIGHWAY
Blacktop Highway, written and performed by the nationally renowned and groundbreaking artist John Fleck, is the next theatrical commission at Dixon Place.  One of the infamous NEA-4, Fleck has been a prominent theatrical figure since 1990 when he and three other performance artists’ National Endowment for the Arts grants were withdrawn after being contested in a precedent-setting Supreme Court case. In Blacktop Highway, Fleck embodies more than 10 characters in the play, inspired by classic horror cinema and Freud's theories of mind and ego.  The production is inspired by classic horror cinema and weaves video and virtuosic theatrical staging with John Fleck’s remarkable vocal qualities, leading the audience into a darkly hilarious world of sex, greed and religion.   Randee Trabitz is the director.

 

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 11/05/16- Close: 09/09/17 Chalk (a Silent Comedy.)
CHALK is a hilarious and unexpected one-man show that’s guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. A playful and poignant homage to class silent-film era comedians, Chalk invites audiences into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen. Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this romantic romp sure to “Draw You In.”

Critics call CHALK:

"Unbelievably Special" - Theater in the Now

"Clever, Theatrical Magic" - Center on the Aisle

"A Whimsical, Jovial, Enjoyable Show!" - Hi! Drama

approx run time: 45 minutes


About the Company: FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade
FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity

Venue:
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: 03/03/17- Close: 07/02/17 CHURCH & STATE
Church & State is a fast-paced, seriously funny take on faith, politics, and “The Twitter.” It’s three days before Charlie Whitmore’s Senate reelection and he’s decided to finally tell the public exactly what’s on his mind, no filter. What could possibly go wrong?

Venue:
New World Stages : 340 West 50th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Hanna and the Moonlit Dress
The Theater at the 14th Street Y

presents

Hanna and the Moonlit Dress

December 2-18, 2016

 

The Theater at the 14th Street Y presents Hanna and the Moonlit Dress as part of the Theater/Dance Series curated at The Theater at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC from December 2-18, 2016. Performances: Fridays at 4pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 10am and noon. Tickets are $18 for a child or adult or $50 for a family (maximum of four members), and are available at www.TheMoonLitDress.com.

 

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Labalive Two: Others
LABAlive presents LABAlive Two: Others on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Theater at the 14th Street Y for an evening of literature, dance, theatre, and subversive teachings exploring the theme of OTHER.  The evening will feature teachings by LABA Scholar Ruby Namdar and works-in-progress by LABA fellows Hadar Ahuvia, Abigail Katz, and Gordon Haber.  Experience the power of ancient text through a modern lens as the fellows question, challenge, and make meaning through new, provocative art.

Venue:
Theater at the 14th Street Y : 344 E 14th St
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Multiple Family Dwelling
Secrets from long ago, best left buried, are revealed when Kelly's friend from childhood rents the upstairs apartment that Kelly and her husband own. The two couples find themselves entangled in multiple deceits and betrayals, past and present and no one is truly innocent.  A World Premiere by James Hindman, directed by Alan Souza and starring Dana Brooke, Dustin Charles, Maria Couch, and Jared Michael Delaney.

Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays @ 8PM; Saturdays @ 3PM; Sundays @ 2PM thru 4/9/17; Preview performances 3/9/17 & 3/10/17 @ 8PM with meet & greet; Opening Night with reception 3/11/17.

Tickets are $46 and $50 (Opening Night); discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. For tickets call 732-229-3166 or visit www.njrep.org for online ticketing.

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: / / - Close: Open Run NUMBERS NERDS: THE [ALMOST] ALL-GIRL MATH CHALLENGE AT NYMF
Numbers Nerds is the story of an all-girl high school math team from Our Lady of Perpetual Chastity in Waukesha, Wisconsin.  The team has won the Regional Math Competition and is chosen to compete in the National Math SUM-IT.  These smart and funny whiz kids must unite to solve difficult math problems without getting distracted by math club drama or the pressures of getting into the right college. It is a story of girls becoming women and learning to work with each other so that the team can win. This heartfelt musical comedy proves that not only can girls rock math, but they can make us laugh along the way.

Book by Laura Stratford, Music by David Kornfeld, lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser, additional music by Dylan MarcAurele and original story by Larry Little.

Venue:
Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Juilliard : 155 W. 65th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run On One Condition
On One Condition draws on stories from Dan Daw's lived experiences as a man living with cerebral palsy. It asks us to question our own perceptions of normal while offering a stripped back look at the world we live in. We invite you into Dan's childhood home and on a journey overseas to share in one man's undying search for perfection, as he attempts to hold the world on his shoulders in all its beauty and grotesqueness. 

Venue:
13th Street Repertory : 50 W 13th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run THE JAG
Seventy year old "Chick" Chicarella has one prized possession, a 1966 Jaguar that is in desperate need of repair. When his son suggests that they finish the car to sell it off, old family wounds and failures rise to the surface. Unable to complete the task themselves, they hire Carla, who is an expert in Jaguars, but woefully lacking in social skills. Together, the three learn some hard lessons about repairing cars and smoothing out life's jagged edges.

Starring Dan Grimaldi (best known for The Sopranos and last seen at NJ Rep in Lucky Me),  Christopher Daftsios (Swimming at the Ritz and Substance of Bliss at NJ Rep) and newcomer to NJ Rep, Estelle Bajou (a Drama Desk Award nominated actor).

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: / / - Close: Open Run THE VIDEO GAMES
Hunger Games parody for the geek set, The Video Games is a live-action battle to the death... between beloved characters from some of the most popular video games ever made. It's a different show every night as iconic pixelated heroes and villains such as Donkey Kong, Mega Man and more compete to win the coveted title of "Player One." What's more, YOU the audience get to determine the outcome, by voting on your favorite combatant via Twitter. Hilarious and action-packed, The Video Games has entertained audiences in New York, at Long Beach Comic-Con, Nerd Con, Stan Lee's ComikazeExpo and now running Off-Broadway, monthly!


About the Company: MBStage Productions

MB Stage Productions is here to provide aspiring writers and artists the opportunities to hone their craft and become more

Venue:
Elektra Theatre : 300 W 43rd St
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Theater Resources Unlimited Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing
Theater Resources Unlimited presents the once-a-year

Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing

April 29-30, 2017 from 10am-6pm

 

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their annual Producer Boot Camp: Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday, April 29, 2017 and Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 10am-6pm at Nola Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, 11th floor Studio C. For full details of curriculum and faculty, visit http://truonline.org/events/weekend-intensive-2017/.

 

Venue:
Nola Studios : 250 West 54th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run TO T, OR NOT TO T
Dixon Place proudly presents the 26th Annual HOT! Festival, the NYC annual celebration of LGBTQ culture featuring over 100 artists. Headlining the festival is transgender actor and comedian D’Lo’s solo work TO T, OR NOT TO T, a hilariously intimate reflection on taking t(estosterone) and his experiences transitioning. In this work, D’Lo takes on over 15 characters and fuses spoken word, stand-up comedy, theatre, film, and music production, drawing on his journey as a transgender Sri Lankan-American. During this celebration of queer performance and cultures, TO T, OR NOT TO T will play six performances only - July 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, and 22nd at 7:30 PM - at Dixon Place. Hailed as “The best LBGTQ Theater Festival in New York” by The Village Voice, the HOT! Festival continues its celebration this year

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street