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Open: 09/10/14- Close: 09/14/14 RE-WORKS: THE FABULOUS 80S
MTWORKS BENEFIT WEEK

Manhattan Theatre Works in association with The Theater Series at The 14th Street Y are proud to present the return of RE-WORKS. 

For season IX we have two new plays inspired by the art and music of the good, challenging and fabulous 1980s.

Proceeds from Re-Works benefit MTWorks' mainstage production SWEET, SWEET SPIRIT.

DANCE PARTY after Fri, Sept 12 performance!

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Dance solo performance by NETANEL BELLAISHE, winner of Israel's Born to Dance (The So You Think You Can Dance of Israel). 

Singer CAROL HICKEY will be joining us on Thu, Sep 11.

LINE-UP:

FALLING BEHIND 
by Duncan Pflaster
directed by Isaac Scranton 

Inspired by Cyndi Lauper's hit "Time After

Venue:
The Theater at the 14th Street Y : 344 East 14th Street (between 1st a
Open: 09/11/13- Close: 09/16/14 Sample
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Show 1Friday, May 31th 5:00 PMTuesday, April 30th 9:00amTuesday, April 30th 10:30am
Show 2Sunday, June 2nd @9:15AMThursday, May 2nd 9:00amThursday, May 2nd 10:30am
Show 3Sunday, June 2nd, 1:00 PMTuesday, May 7th 9:00amTuesday, May 7th 10:30am
Show 4Sunday, June 2nd 5:00PMThursday, May 9th 9:00amThursday, May 9th 10:30am
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Venue:
Sample Venue : 312 West 36th street
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: 09/04/14- Close: 09/04/14 SHOWGASM.
Hosted by JOHN EARLY
with DJ HAMM SAMWICH
Featuring COLE ESCOLAJO FIRESTONEDEREK SMITH & MORE!

What is Showgasm you ask? It's a gritty independent drama with a strong female lead. It's a paid internship at Dollywood. It's all yours, boo boo. Or more simply put, a raucous variety show with performances ranging from hilarious to titillating to utterly inappropriate! Come. You've never looked better!

WARNING: May lead to spontaneous singing, dancing, and/or an unexpected climax.

SEPTEMBER 4 @ 8PM

 

Venue:
Ars Nova : 511 West 54th Street
Open: 09/12/14- Close: 09/27/14 THE CLUB
In the innocuous boardroom of an Australian Rules football club, corruption and greed reign supreme. The Club, an Australian cultural classic debating teamwork and greed, is about a team that hasn't won a game all season, despite forking out a small fortune to acquire a star player who couldn't care less about football. The coach wants to quit, the players threaten to strike, and the club president is embroiled in scandal. But the club's devious administrator, in cahoots with a former player and coach, would dispense with them all if it meant the team had a shot at the championship.

 


About the Company: Australian Made Entertainment

Australian Made Entertainment is an independent arts organization dedicated to bringing Australian works to the United States.

Venue:
Urban Stages : 259 W 30th Street
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: 08/30/14- Close: 09/13/14 The Making Of A Team
In 1938, the chances for an African American to play major league baseball was impossible. Being draft for the Negro baseball league was not only an honor but a way out of financial dispair.  But what risks would a group of men take to play with the Negro Baseball League?  Find out in "The Making of a Team".  

Venue:
Drama League Studio Lab : 32 Avenue of the Americas
Open: 09/11/14- Close: 09/28/14 THE POWER OF LOVE: TWO OPERATIC MUSICALS € "OUT THE WINDOW" & "RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER"
Two new American operatic musical adaptations from classical works, Seymour Barab’s operatic parody Out The Window based upon Georges Feydeux’s farce “Par La Fenetre;” and Rappaccini’s Daughter, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s gothic short story, with libretto by Linsey Abrams and music by Michael Cohen.  Out The Window is a one act comic opera set in the late 1950’s/60’s ‘Mad Men’ era.  Rappaccini’s Daughter, from the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a gripping Gothic tale set in medieval Italy.

In "Out The Window" when a willful wife and hapless husband who don’t happen to be married to each other get together to combat a scourge of jealously, will the cure turn out to be worse than the disease? Or, will love prevail?  Out The

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
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