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Open: / / - Close: Open Run 18th Annual TRU VOICES New Plays Reading Series Submissions Accepted through 1/13
Theater Resources Unlimited is accepting submissions to the 18th Annual TRU VOICES New Plays Reading Series Deadline: January 13, 2016 Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now accepting submissions for the 2016 TRU VOICES New Play Reading Series through January 13, 2016 (extended to January 20, 2016 for TRU members and plays with producers attached). For full submission guidelines and application, visit http://www.truonline.org/PRS16guidelines.htm. The TRU Voices New Play Reading Series encourages submissions from emerging and established producers who are interested in testing the waters with a new work, and offers an opportunity for them to forge relationships with writers. TRU also accepts submissions from writers and tries to match them with a sponsoring producer for the series.
Venue:
Theater Resources Unlimited/TRU Plays : 309 W. 104th Street, #1D
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Ballet Hispanico at The Joyce Theater
BALLET HISPANICO ANNOUNCES ITS

45TH ANNIVERSARY NEW YORK SEASON

AT THE JOYCE THEATER

April 5-10, 2016

New York Premiere of Flabbergast by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

Bury Me Standing by Ramón Oller

Club Havana by Pedro Ruiz

Fun and Interactive En Familia Matinee for Families on Saturday, 4/9

 

Venue:
Joyce Theater : 175 Eighth Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Big Apple Circus Embraces Autism
Big Apple Circus Embraces Autism!

TD Bank Ballpark

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 11am

 

Big Apple Circus has joined with world-renowned Autism Spectrum Disorders experts to adapt The Grand Tour for families with members on the spectrum and create a joyful experience for all. The adapted show includes the same world-class artistry as the full performance with a shorter running time, adjusted lights and sound, a calming center, pictorial social narratives, and specially trained staff and volunteers to assure a memorable event for everyone!

 

The Grand Tour transports audiences to the Roaring 1920s, the advent of the modern travel era, when the most adventuresome began to tour the world in ships, planes, trains, and

Venue:
TD Bank Ballpark : 1 Patriots Park
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Big Apple Circus Returns to TD Bank Ballpark With the New Jersey Premiere of The Grand Tour
Big Apple Circus returns to Bridgewater, New Jersey for the company’s 38th season with the New Jersey Premiere of The Grand Tour! Tickets start at $25, and the show runs from February 12 – March 13, 2016 under the Big Top at TD Bank Ballpark, 1 Patriots Park (GPS: 860 East Main Street) Bridgewater, NJ. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.bigapplecircus.org. The Grand Tour transports audiences to the Roaring 1920s, the advent of the modern travel era, when the most adventuresome began touring the world in ships, planes, trains, and automobiles. With every seat less than 50 feet from the stage, audiences will be awed by the world-class entertainers as they perform breathtaking acts from the four corners of the globe.
Venue:
TD Bank Ballpark : 1 Patriots Park
Open: / / - Close: Open Run BODYSTORIES: TERESA FELLION DANCE & BRYN COHN + ARTISTS PRESENT HOME
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance and Bryn Cohn + Artists (BC+A) present HOME in a collaborative evening at Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway, Gibney Dance Center NYC, from June 16-18, 2016 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 advanced sales online and $20 at the door. They will be available in late April at www.gibneydance.org/calendar/ or by calling the Gibney Dance Center box office at 646.837.6809.

 

HOME draws upon ritualistic and traditional processes to elucidate the concept of home through interpersonal encounters, environments and the pursuit of self and collective understanding.

Venue:
Gibney Dance Center : 890 Broadway 5th Floor
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Cardboard Robot Battle V rises from the Snow Storm
An evening of Cardboard Carnage, Ring Girls, Awesome live music, inter-match shows, drink specials and so so much more.  This is our signature event where industrious nerds construct cardboard robots for the ultimate showdown.  6 Matches and our Battle Royal and when the dust settles one cardbot will emerge victorious!

 


THINGS TO KNOW
ABOUT THIS UNIQUE PUPPETRY EVENT
9 Contestants will build their own robot out of cardboard and packing tape. These are the only materials allowed!!  They should paint and decorate their robots, but more importantly they create cardboard killing machines.

Robots should be of "vehicle" design, similar to the Mars Rover or other type machines. Contestants are not allowed to create humanoid robot costumes.

Venue:
Standard Toykraft : 722 Metropolitan Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Celebration of American Circus Awards
Circus Now and Big Apple Circus In Association With Jonathan S. Cerullo | JSCTheatricals present The 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Evolving Circus Honoree: Bill Irwin with David Shiner presenting the award featuring Emcee Thom Wall January 5, 2016 at 8pm at Lincoln Center New York, NY – To honor and spotlight the distinguished achievements in the American circus arts, Circus Now together with the Big Apple Circus, in association with Executive Producer and Director Jonathan S. Cerullo, JSC Theatricals, is proud to present the 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus at the Big Top at Lincoln Center on January 5, 2016 at 8pm. Part ceremony, part performance, the Celebration of American Circus will honor four artists and/or organizations that have been prominent in the circus arts landscape in America, while spotlighting the thriving state of the circus arts

Venue:
Lincoln Center : 10 Lincoln Plaza
Open: / / - Close: Open Run ERYC TAYLOR DANCE TO PRESENT U.S. PREMIERE OF THE EXHIBIT
Eryc Taylor Dance will present the U.S. premiere of The Exhibit, five contemporary dance works choreographed by Eryc Taylor in collaboration with company members, running for six performances, October 15 – 18, 2015 at The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, 104 W. 14th Street. The pieces will be performed consecutively in one large performance space; the audience will be seated intimately around the dancers, within steps of the performance. The Exhibit features company members Jessica Aronoff, Caroline Brethenoux, Jessica Featherson, Dafni Mari, Jesus Olivera, Timothy Patterson and Camille Workman. The Exhibit premiered last month at the Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporánea Avant Garde in Mexico, garnering rave reviews and playing to cheers and standing ovations.
Venue:
Alchemical Theatre Laboratory : 104 W 14th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run FLAMENCO VIVO PRESENTS VOCES DE ANDALUCIA
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana celebrates the fundamental power and diversity of flamenco in Voces de Andalucia, the company’s 2016 NYC season, May 3-8 at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAM Fisher Building, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New York.

 

Founded in 1983, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is one of this country's longest-established flamenco companies, dedicated to promoting flamenco as a living, evolving art form. Following its successful BAM Fisher debut last year, the company returns with a program featuring four commissioned works of contemporary Spanish dance and music, including two world premieres.

 

Performances take place May 3-8, 2016, (evenings, Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30pm; matinees, Saturday and Sunday, 2:00pm) at BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New

Venue:
Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM Fisher : 321 Ashland Place
Open: / / - Close: Open Run How to Write a Musical that Works!
Theater Resources Unlimited presents TRU Beginnings: Opportunities for Early Development How to Write a Musical that Works! Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 10am Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the first of three TRU Beginnings: How to Write a Musical that Works! feedback workshops on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 10am at NOLA Studios 250 W. 54th St., 11th Fl., NYC. Submission DEADLINE: Friday October 9, 2015. This is a unique 3-part workshop for writers, directors and producers exploring the traditional structure and dynamic interplay of an effective libretto and score. We will examine successful musicals, discuss basic dramaturgical principals and why they work, and hear presentations of submitted new works and works-in-progress.
Venue:
NOLA Studios : 250 W. 54th St.
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: / / - 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: 10/30/15- 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: / / - Close: Open Run STANDARD TOYKRAFT'S CARDBOARD ROBOT BATTLE, EPISODE V, DISNEY BUYS THE FRANCHISE
A UNIQUE PUPPETRY EVENT
9 Contestants will build their own robot out of cardboard and packing tape. These are the only materials allowed!! They should paint and decorate their robots, but more importantly they create cardboard killing machines.

Robots should be of "vehicle" design, similar to the Mars Rover or other type machines. Contestants are not allowed to create humanoid robot costumes. No Robocops here! This will give an unfair advantage, and be more akin to the human sport known as "boxing".

The Cardbot Battle would not be complete without our celeb host, Ring Fembots, Inter-match shows, drink specials and so much more!


How does this crazy thing work?
2 Robots will enter the ring based on a "heavy weight- light weight" system. The winners will then proceed to a Battle Royal Round where all the champions will battle one another.

Venue:
Standard Toykraft : 722 Metropolitan Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run TRU Annual Online Silent Auction
Annual Online Silent Auction to support Theater Resources Unlimited. Nearly 100 great items – bidding ends Friday 11/3 at 9pm! Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) invites everyone to bid now in their annual online Silent Auction, featuring over 90 terrific items, including vacation packages, jewelry and a slew of tickets to Broadway and off-Broadway shows. You'll find an astonishing 72K in our silent and online auction worth of items, over 90 in all! Help TRU reach their 2015 fundraising goals, and grab yourself some great values. Visit http://www.biddingowl.com/TRU to view the items up for grabs including tickets to A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, On Your Feet, The Gin Game, Dames at Sea, The King and I, dozens of Off-Broadway shows, as well as fine jewelry, vacation packages, and much more! The auction ends on Friday, November 13th, 2015 at 9pm.
Venue:
Theater Resources Unlimited/TRU Plays : 309 W. 104th Street, #1D