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Open: / / - Close: Open Run RHINOCEROS
April 10th – April 25th, 2015

at

The Gene Frankel Theatre

24 Bond Street, New York, NY 10012

 

An Absurdist Journey Of Transformation & Identity


A small peaceful town in provincial France has a big problem. A pair of rhinoceroses has just arrived and they are tearing up the neighborhood! What is even more bizarre is that these are not ordinary rhinoceroses but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely? Why are people really turning into rhinoceroses and what is Ionesco trying to tell us about society?

 

Venue:
Gene Frankel Theatre : 24 Bond St.
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Rise And Fall
RISE AND FALL, a weekly punk-speed bacchanalian party-show, hosted by People Lounge in Manhattan’s lower east side is proudly presented by BREAD Arts Collective

RISE AND FALL is the story of Jimmy Gallagher and his band of believers who discover a new kind of society that allows them “to do whatever the f*** they want” -- as long as they have the money. RISE AND FALL rocks out with original music that’s sure to surprise your mind, body and spirit. Enjoy the freedom and fun at an all-out evening of theater that will leave you wondering: Is a person’s will more powerful than a hurricane?

Performances run weekly on Sunday nights beginning March 1st - April 19th (with the exception of a Monday April 6th performance) at People Kitchen and Lounge, 163 Allen Street NY, NY. Doors open at 7:30pm, show at 8:00.

Venue:
People Kitchen and Lounge : 163 Allen St
Open: 06/16/04- Close: 12/31/20 Sam Eaton's The Quantum Eye - Mentalism And Magic Show
Sam Eaton's entertaining and fascinating exploration of mentalism, magic, perception and deception, where extraordinary ability and humor blend with the audience to make for a unique performance every time. Join Sam on a interactive journey past the limits of possibility in a show that you will never forget.

Magician and Mentalist Sam Eaton has been dazzling New York audiences with his magic and mentalism show since 2006.  The show has proudly been awarded the world record as the longest-running one-man Off-Broadway magic show.

The show is sophisticated and family-friendly, but may not be visually entertaining for children under 7 years of age.

 

PRESS CLIPS:

"Amazing feats of memory, mental agility and apparent mental telepathy . . . Dazzling! Undeniably impressive!"
- New York Post

Venue:
Theatre 80 : 80 St. Marks Place
Open: 08/20/15- Close: 08/30/15 Stockholm Savings
Stockholm Savings is a modern-day reimagining of Frank Pierson’s Dog Day Afternoon.

In this immersive production, a botched bank robbery in Muncie, Indiana quickly unravels, unleashing a media circus. Police brutality, LGBT rights, and racism are explored in this meditation on America’s obsession with spectacle. Adam—a charismatic human bullhorn—and his accomplice Andre—a stoic former military officer in Iraq—hold four bank employees hostage while they negotiate their escape with local law enforcement. Over the course of the long ordeal, an odd bond is formed between the robbers and the hostages.

The remarkable event, which marks its 43rd anniversary during the New York International Fringe Festival’s run, has already inspired three movies, an art installation at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and a dramatization in

Venue:
THe CSV Center Flamboyan Theatre : 107 Suffolk St. (between Rivington
Open: 09/01/15- Close: 09/06/15 THE (NEW) TRIAL
"The (New) Trial," adapted from Peter Weiss’s same titled play, presents a surreal look at the life of Joseph K, an attorney in an international corporation that explores K’s obsessive idealism and his self-destructive methodology in helping others. Confined in his own docile body, K is manipulated as the public mask for the corporation to win the “war” current global market expansion competition, and eventually is abandoned by the corporation once the victory is obtained.

"The (New) Trial" attempts to deconstruct the docile nature of the self and the hierarchical power relations among the characters of the play, hoping to stimulate changes to the society. To manifest this essential concept, actors will explore power dynamics among different characters, and will break the fourth wall to share their real life experience of being an actor with monologues.

Venue:
Theater for the New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run THE CALICO BUFFALO
A new musical fable with book, music and lyrics by EJ Stapleton, and music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning composer Peter StopschinskiCraig J. George directs a cast of ten, including Jennifer Apple, Rachel Coloff*, Rhys Gilyeat*, Zachary Infante*, Stephen Mark, Anthea Neri*, Rachel Rhodes-Devey*, Brooke Shapiro*, Kevin Sims*, and Max Wilcox*. *Member, AEA.

Based on EJ Stapleton’s critically acclaimed book, The Calico Buffalo is a compelling theatrical experience. When the first-born son to the Queen & the Chief of all buffalo arrives covered nose-tip to tail with the markings of a calico kitten, the entire buffalo

Venue:
PTC Performance Space : 555 West 42nd Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run The Collegiate Chorale announces the Addition of Ron Rifkin to the Cast of The Road of Promise
The Collegiate Chorale announces that Ron Rifkin will join the cast of the US Premiere of Kurt Weill’s The Road of Promise on May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019.  Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall.org, CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800, or the Box Office at 57th and Seventh. For more information, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/performances/the-road-of-promise.

 

The Road of Promise is a new concert adaptation of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel’s epic 1937 stage spectacle, The Eternal Road, led by Tony Award-winning conductor/director Ted Sperling and

Venue:
Carnegie Hall : 881 7th Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run The Intimate World of Toshio Hosokawa
Perspectives Ensemble in co-operation with the Tenri Institute, 43 West 13th Street, presents The Intimate World of Toshio Hosokawa, Thursday, May 29, 2014, 8:30pm. Free Admission. This one-hour long concert-meditation of chamber music by Hosokawa, considered one of Japan's greatest living composers, also features performances by Shakuhachi player Ralph Samuelson and Japanese soprano Miwako Handa, a leading exponent of Hosokawa’s work, who will be traveling from Tokyo to perform with Perspectives Ensemble.

 

Venue:
Tenri Cultural Institute of New York : 43A West 13th St.
Open: 08/20/15- Close: 08/29/15 THE SCREENWRITER DIES OF HIS OWN FREE WILL
A new metafictional comedy on the art of the deal by FringeNYC veteran Jim Shankman. Craig J. George directs a cast of two including Jim Shankman* (Winner, Best Actor – United Solo 2013) and Steven Mark Friedman*.  *Member, AEA.

Willy Shotz is a heavyweight screenwriter. Producers kill for his stylish violence and gritty sci-fi. But Willy is facing the big deadline in the sky, which has given him a new vision of art and cinema and a new screenplay to go with it. Can he overcome the indignities of his illness to pitch his craftiest foe? Can he talk art like a man with his boyhood friend and sell this script before his expiration date?  The Screenwriter Dies Of His Own Free Will is a two character metafictional comedy on the art of the deal.

Venue:
VENUE #12: 64E4 UNDERGROUND : 64 East 4th Street  (Bowery & 2nd Avenue)
Open: 08/18/15- Close: 08/30/15 The Unfringed Festival 2015
Unhinged, unabashed, unbelievable...

UNFringed offers the stage to daring new works from passionate artists who aren't afraid to push the boundaries. Show us your Dada, your pure form; your absurd or your ridiculous; your futurism, surrealism, expressionism, symbolism, whateverism. All kinds of works are accepted, as long as they're unhinged, unabashed, unbelievable, UNFringed.

ABOUT THE SECRET THEATRE
The Secret Theatre has been Long Island City's home for all things theater, music, opera, improv and dance since 2005. Recently dubbed "One of NYC's best theater spots" by Time Out: New York, the multi-faceted space has garnered a growing reputation thanks to the close-knit community of creators within Long Island City, an area that is quickly becoming a central hub for the arts in all five boroughs.

Venue:
Secret Theatre : 4402 23rd Street
Open: 04/26/15- Close: 08/30/15 THUS SPOKE THE SPECTACLE
Thus Spoke the Spectacle deconstructs and reconfigures the massive onslaught of news, advertising, politics and entertainment into an edgy and highly entertaining transmedia rock experience.

Original live music, spoken word vocals, video and lights combine to tell the story of the mass media’s infiltration of every aspect of society.


About the Company: Horse Trade Theater Group

HORSE TRADE THEATER GROUP is a self-sustaining theater development group; with a focus on new work that has produced a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater. Horse Trade’s Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy.

Venue:
Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
Open: 02/07/14- Close: Open Run Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical
 

Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical is an off Broadway musical comedy inspired by the true story of a Broadway producer's wife who was jilted by her husband after decades of marriage.  Determined to celebrate a new chapter in her life, she turns to her wickedly witty friends, who together, sing, dance and laugh their way through the ripple effects of divorce and self discovery. 

 

Venue:
DR2 Theatre : 103 East 15th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run TO DREAM
Writing/Visual Theatre Presents

TO DREAM

A Series of Original Short Presentations

By Upcoming Talented Playwrights

The Dixon Place

161A Christie Street

Delancey & Rivington Streets

 

Sunday, February 01, 2014

3:00 PM

FREE ADMISSION

Arrive Early for Best Seats

Reception to Follow

Available Bar

 

Directions:

Bus;

M15 Select or local to Houston St

Follow Allen St

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run To Dream
A Series of Original Short Plays

By Upcoming Playwrights

Featuring:

The Rise and Fall of Communication

By Jesse Marsh

The Dixon Place

161A Christie Street

Delancey & Rivington Streets

Sunday, February 01, 2015

3:00 PM

FREE ADMISSION

Arrive Early for Best Seats

Reception to Follow

Directions:

Bus; M15 Select or local to Houston St

Follow Allen St downtown Right onto Rivington St

Left onto Christie St F Train; Use HopStop.com

About the Company: Concrete Temple Theatre

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street