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Open: 04/18/18- Close: 06/09/18 RANDY WRITES A NOVEL
After being married, divorced, arrested, kidnapped and thrown from a moving hovercraft, occasionally sober entertainer Randy has just written his first novel and he wants to share a staged reading of it with you. Cursed with stage fright, he begins rambling and ends up sharing a memorable – and very funny, not to mention very adult –  discourse on everything from Buddhist thought to the wisdom of McDonald’s home delivery service to whether Hemingway’s artistic genius was enough to compensates for him being a terrible human being. Randy may share the complexion of Barney the Dinosaur, but RANDY WRITES A NOVEL promises to leave you questioning the meaning of life.

“An amusing, profanity-laden existential crisis.” Time Out NY

Venue:
Theatre Row Theatre : 432 West 42nd Street
Open: 06/06/18- Close: 06/23/18 SHE CALLS ME FIREFLY
It’s Nickel Beer Night at Freddie’s Place. Ken has come to drown his sorrows, but no amount of alcohol can wash away the pain of his broken relationship with Levi, nor the dark and difficult secrets of his past. As you enter Freddie’s you will instantly be transported from New York City streets to a Kentucky dive bar. Pull up a stool, grab a drink, and find yourself immersed in the searing world of She Calls Me Firefly.

CAST

Emily Batsford* as Veronica
Daniel Burns* as Levi 
Paula Ewin* as Freddie
´╗┐Sean Hudock* as Ken

Venue:
Soho Playhouse : 15 Vandam Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
A woman's got to do what woman's got to do.

 

Love Creek is proud to present

She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

The classical comedy of disguise, misunderstandings, and practical jokes that has be cracking up audiences for over two hundred years.  Miss Hardcastle, faced with suitor who is too shy to look her in the face, must stoop to being a maid just to have conversation with her intended. Missing jewels, mistaken identities and outright lies confuse all until a very happy ending.

Venue:
Beckmann Theater : 314 West 54th Street
Open: 06/01/18- Close: 06/28/18 Six Impossible Things
World Renowned Magician Joshua Jay, will present the first-ever immersive  close-up magical experience,  with his newest creation, Six Impossible Things, directed by Luke JermaySix Impossible Things will inhabit New York City’s most exciting storytelling space, Wildrence (59 Canal Street), for a limited run beginning June 1, opening June 9 and will only run through July 28, 2018. Tickets are $106—$126 and can be purchased at SixImpossibleThingsShow.com.

 

Venue:
Wildrence : 59 canal street
Open: 05/24/18- Close: 06/09/18 STAGE LIFE
A rousing celebration of lives well-lived in and around the Theatre – The work, the art, the passion, the craziness and the joy, STAGE LIFE delights in a stunning and theatrical tapestry of contemporary and classic short stories, letters, comic and dramatic pieces and reminiscences – imaginatively adapted for the stage – featuring the Playwright, the Actor, the Director, the Producer, the Critic, the Teacher, the Press Agent --- even the Audience.  All are revealed before the footlights and are deliciously fair game.  Never mind the movies, cable, streaming and tweeting – It is and always will be the Theatre that engages, inspires and moves you like nothing else.

Venue:
Lion Theatre @ Theatre Row : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: 05/24/18- Close: 06/10/18 THE DIANA TAPES
What Will the Neighbors Say? will present the New York Premiere of James Clements’ THE DIANA TAPES, directed by Wednesday Sue Derrico (HVMLET for She NYC Arts Festival) at HERE (145 6th Avenue), May 24-June 10. Performances will run Tuesday through Saturday at 7pm, with matinee performances on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets ($25/$15 for under 30 & seniors) are available for purchase in advance at www.thedianatapes.com. The performance will run approximately 70 minutes, with no intermission. This production is part of SubletSeries@HERE, a curated rental program, which provides artists with subsidized space and equipment, as well as technical support.

Venue:
Here Arts Center : 145 Avenue of the Americas
Open: 05/11/18- Close: 06/27/18 The Eleventh Hour!
Smugbug Productions presents

the New York Premiere of

The Eleventh Hour!

a new rock musical comedy by David Seamon

May 11 - June 27, 2018

at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC

 

Smugbug Productions presents the New York Premiere of The Eleventh Hour!, a new rock musical comedy by David Seamon from May 11 - June 27, 2018 at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://www.eleventhhourmusical.com/performance-tickets/the-eleventh-hour.

 

Venue:
Town Stages : 221 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Open: / / - Close: Open Run The Seeing Place Theater presents The Whistleblower Series: The People VS. Antigone
The Seeing Place Theater
presents

The Whistleblower Series: The People VS. Antigone

and two other plays in repertory:

I Am My Own Wife, and My Name is Rachel Corrie

April 21 – May 13, 2018

at The Paradise Factory

 

Venue:
Paradise Factory : 64 East 4th Street
Open: 03/12/18- Close: 12/30/18 THE STONE WITCH
Extraordinary art must be tamed. Simon Grindberg is the world’s most illustrious children’s book writer and illustrator —but his next masterpiece is a decade overdue. Peter Chandler is a starving artist with unparalleled potential—but he doesn’t yet know his own value. The two men are thrown together by Clair Forlorni, an ambitious editor who hopes Peter’s youthful exuberance can unleash Simon’s aging genius for one final story. But creativity comes at a cost.  The Stone Witch is a wondrous, hopeful and heartbreaking new play where imagination runs wild. The world premiere production of The Stone Witch was produced at The Berkshire Theatre Group in association with Darlene Kaplan Entertainment and Brierpatch Productions in 2016

Venue:
Westside Theatre : 407 West 43rd
Open: 08/28/17- Close: 05/31/18 The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2017-2018 Season
The Theater at the 14th

Street Y

Announces 2017-2018 Season

 

NEW YORK - The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture making in the East Village with their 2017-2018 Season.

 

Each year, the company presents a provocative season of theater and dance from independent New York artists in dialogue with the residency program of LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture. The goal is to provide a big picture narrative focused on social awareness and change that transcends cultures and borders.

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: 06/02/18- Close: 06/23/18 This Is Modern Art
Who decides what art is and where it belongs, and what is the role of race, class, and pedigree? THIS IS MODERN ART, the acclaimed and controversial play by Idris Goodwin and Kevin Coval, based on the 2010 “bombing” of the Art Institute of Chicago by an underground graffiti crew, is making its New York debut. The production by Blessed Unrest is directed by Jessica Burr and performing as part of the inaugural season of Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop. Blessed Unrest brings their award-winning, trademark physicality to a play that has wowed audiences in Chicago, Denver, New Haven, and Houston. The set design features a stage-filling original graffiti piece painted for the production by legendary NYC street artist KEO XMEN.

Venue:
New York Theatre Workshop Fourth Street : 83 East 4th Street
Open: 01/08/18- Close: 07/29/18 Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season
Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the

Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season

 

Highlights:

- Commissions by Ryan McNamara, Jodi Melnick, and Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung

- Music of Golden Globe Award-winning series Mozart in the Jungle

- Behind the scenes access to Carousel, Jerry Springer-The Opera,and Reasons to Be Pretty Happy

- American Ballet Theatre, Jacob's Pillow, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Washington Ballet previews

- Breaking Bread with Balanchine on Russian Easter with Meryl Rosofsky and New York City Ballet dancers

 

"An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process"

-The New York Times

 

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run X Plus One: The Improvised 1940s Sci-Fi/Comedy Radio Show
Are you a fan of The Thrilling Adventure Hour? Then you’ll love X Plus One, improvised 1940s science-fiction radio at its finest! Journey back in time to the Golden Age of Radio, when our heroes fought bravely against atomic saucers, ray guns, and metal men with their American can-do spirit!

Our all-star rotating cast features Jonathan Desley, Lou Fernandez, Matt Giroveanu, Geoff Grimwood, Austin Sanders, Jeff Scherer, and Rachel Scherer, with the excellent David Armstrong on announcements, Foley, and music direction. 

Venue:
People's Improv Theater (The PIT)" : 123 E 24th (btwn Park and Lex)