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Open: 03/29/15- Close: 05/17/15 Brooklyn Center For The Performing Arts Presents 2015 Target Storybook Series
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to continue its partnership with Target® to bring quality, affordable, and educational performing arts programming to the culturally diverse families of Brooklyn with its 2015 Target Storybook Series, running March 29 – May 17, 2015. The series aims to encourage both a love of storytelling and the development of strong reading skills at home in children ages four to eight.

 

The Target Storybook Series, featuring performances based on classic and contemporary children’s literature, is the centerpiece of Brooklyn Center’s 2014-15 family programming, with shows including Enchantment Theatre Company’s The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle

Venue:
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts : Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Open: 04/08/15- Close: 04/26/15 COMIDA DE PUTA (F%&KING LOUSY FOOD)
MULTISTAGES THEATRE is pleased to announce the world premiere of Desi Moreno-Penson’s Comida de Puta (F%&king Lousy Food), directed by producing artistic director  Lorca Peress. Comida de Puta (F%&king Lousy Food) will play a limited engagement at The West End Theatre (Church of St Paul and St Andrew at 263 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024). Performances begin Wednesday, April 8 and continue through Sunday, April 26. Opening Night is Friday, April 10 (8 p.m.).

Sex, magic, and spoken-word poetry illuminate this dark erotic tale of Phaedra on the gritty streets of the Bronx. A bodega owner’s new wife becomes strangely obsessed with her husband’s son, the lunch counter boy.

Venue:
West End Theatre : 263 West 86th Street
Open: 04/10/15- Close: 04/26/15 GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES
A dark, mystical and arresting love story by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo).  Ash Mayfair directs Priyank Rastogi and Jaz Zepatos.

Over the course of 30 years, the lives of Kayleen and Doug intersect at the most bizarre intervals, leading the two childhood best friends to compare scars and the physical calamities that keep drawing them together.  Originally produced on Off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theatre in 2011 to critical acclaim, Gruesome Playground Injuries examines the meaning of the phrase "Love Hurts" in the deepest way possible. 


About the Company: F.I.T.R. Productions

Founded in 2012, F.I.T.R.

Venue:
Teatro Circulo : 64 East 4th Street
Open: 04/17/15- Close: 05/02/15 THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS
SONNET REPERTORY THEATRE is pleased to announce a hilarious new adaptation of Carlo Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters, with original music by Bandits on the Run and members of the company, adapted and directed by Nicolas Minas (Assistant Director Driving Miss Daisy on Broadway, Sweeney Todd Live at Lincoln Center). The Servant of Two Masters will play a limited engagement at Teatro LATEA (Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, 107 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10002). Performances begin Friday, April 17 (Preview performance) and continue through Saturday, May 2. Opening Night is Saturday, April 18 (8 p.m.).

 

Venue:
Teatro LATEA : 107 Suffolk Street - 2nd Floor
Open: 04/17/15- Close: 05/09/15 True Believer
A new play about identity, radicalism, and the passion of youth by Asa Merritt.  A young journalist returns from the Arab Spring hungry to build a more just society at home. Yet after she fails to publish her writing and can no longer relate to her apathetic peers, despondency sets in. Insomnia--a domestic terrorist group--reverses that. By recruiting her to write their manifestos they give her the agency she craves. Soon she is embroiled in an attack against her own country. As Insomnia moves closer and closer to taking action, a romance with another woman in the group, and a powerful conscience, threaten her commitment to the cause. Which will win out--her passion for people or her passion for justice?

Joshua Kahan Brody directs Kersti Bryan* in a solo performance with original live music

Venue:
Theaterlab (on 36th Street) : 357 W 36th Street