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Open: 03/18/15- Close: 03/29/15 BROOKLYN QUARTET
Rock WILK, playwright and performer, is combing the city for fifty survivors of gun violence who are willing to share their stories with the general public.  This search is the root for the campaign, ‘50ShotIn10Days’, coinciding with the performances of his new play, Brooklyn Quartet, which deals with many subjects, including race, privilege, relationships, and the Sean Bell shooting by the NYPD on November 25, 2006. 

The ‘50ShotIn10Days’ campaign symbolically represents the fifty shots that were fired at Sean Bell, killing him and wounding two of his friends.  Each ‘50ShotIn10Days’ participants’ story will be documented and summarized.  “‘50ShotIn10Days’ will tell not only the details of each shooting, but will also give us a window into who these fifty people are; to their

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Medicine Show Theatre : 549 West 52nd Srteet, 3rd floor
Open: 03/26/15- Close: 04/11/15 FLOYDADA
On the plains of West Texas in 1927, the small town of Floydada is home to two middle-aged sisters: Dalia, an artist forced to return due to a terminal illness, and Ada, the dutiful caretaker. Not satisfied to sit around and wait for the end, Dalia shakes up the mundane existence of her sister by convincing her to open a Dada-inspired cabaret in the family’s recently closed general store. Revitalized by their creative impulses, the sisters entertain their unsuspecting rural neighbors with original, avant-garde performance. Floydada was a finalist in the 2011 Texas Playwrights Festival.

Peculiar Works Project (Ralph Lewis, Catherine Porter and Barry Rowell) will present the World Premiere of Barry Rowell’s Floydada directed by David Vining (The Blue Puppies Cycle at The

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Open: 02/28/15- Close: 04/11/15 GRITS AND BUTTER
Lois Moore was a thriving middle class teenager who had been sheltered from the hauntings of racial discrimination.  Her mother was bi-racial and had only exposed her children to the finer qualities of life which didn't include any segregated disadvantages.  Carrie who had worked for the Moore's as a housekeeper for over twenty years, seemed to know more about the family than Lois's mother Elise.  That was until Nel showed up, Carrie's granddaughter whom she hadn't seen since 1949. There was something strange going on but you couldn't quite put your finger on it!

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Altered Stages II : 150 W 28th St.
Open: 03/05/15- Close: 03/29/15 LATE WITH LANCE!
Peter Michael Marino’s newest old creation is here. Meet Lance…delusional cruise ship entertainer, celebrity stalker and pathological musical theater fanatic. After a 15-year hiatus from the cabaret world, Lance is back in town with his own brand of variety talk show. He’s invited Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman and Miami Sound Machine to be on his show  - and that’s surely bound to happen!

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Triple Crown Underground Theater : 330 7th Avenue
Open: 03/26/15- Close: 03/28/15 MISS ROBUSTA STOPS THE SHOW
A collection of your absolute favorite showstoppers encompassing over seven decades of music all in one show! Hosted by your favorite live-singing drag diva hostess with the mostest, Miss Robusta Capp!

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Producer's Club : 358 W 44 St
Open: 03/20/15- Close: 04/04/15 Pinwheel!
Directed by Random Access Theatre's Artistic Dircetor Jennifer Sandella and featuring an original score by Geoff Barone and choreography by Esther Widlanski, this frenetic Jazz Age musical follows one woman’s struggle to find her place in the American Dreamscape. Torn between mundane domesticity and a glittery life in Hollywood, The Jane embarks on a frenzied journey to satisfy her cravings for a richer life. 
 
Emotionally charged and culturally relevant, Pinwheel! raises poignant questions about gender, societal roles, and the illusive nature of the American Dream. It is a story that is at once erotic, comic and tragic as it examines our often dissatisfaction with cultural norms in our quest for authenticity.

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The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory : 137 W 14th Street
Open: 03/10/15- Close: 04/11/15 SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS
In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect. Filled with awkward humor, this strange and compassionate new play asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us.

 

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT!

March 10 - April 11

Monday - Wednesday @ 7PM; Thursday - Saturday @ 8PM

 

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Ars Nova : 511 West 54th Street
Open: 03/26/15- Close: 04/04/15 THE ANGELS OF MONS
500 years ago the immortal words of Henry V coursed over the fields of Agincourt and won the hearts of his people. 100 years ago his legend kept the British spirit alive as the shells of WWI ripped through the fields of Europe. Today we tell that story of how a band o​f soldiers came together to battle the Germans, the dark, and their own worst nightmares. 

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present March Forth Productions World Premiere of The Angels of Mons, a historical drama by Eric Webb, directed and conceived by Laura Archer. The production will run March 26-April 4 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) with performances Thursday through Saturday at 7pm with an additional performance on Wednesday, April 1 at 7pm.Tickets ($18; $15 students) may be purchased in advance at www.horseTRADE.info.

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Under St. Marks : 94 St. Mark's Place
Open: 03/22/15- Close: 03/29/15 The Tallest Tree in the Forest
BAM presents The Tallest Tree in the Forest, Daniel Beaty’s one-man  show about Paul Robeson, Mar 22—29.  Daniel Beaty gives a tour-de-force performance, playing up to 40 characters in The Tallest Tree in the Forest, a solo play, which he also wrote. It tells the life story of Paul Robeson, a towering figure among our nation’s prominent African-Americans. Renowned director Moisés Kaufman returns to BAM (The Laramie Project, 2013 Winter/Spring) to direct this show which has delighted and enlightened audiences from Kansas City, to LA, La Jolla, and Washington, DC. For ticket information, call BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100, or visit BAM.org.

 

Born in New Jersey to a father who was a freed slave, Robeson (1898—1976) rose from humble beginnings to become a Broadway star and international celebrity.

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BAM Harvey Theater : 651 Fulton Street
Open: 03/12/15- Close: 03/28/15 THE TUTORS
While struggling to keep their dream of creating the next social media revolution afloat, Heidi, Toby, and Joe still have to make rent. But between tutoring manipulative Prep School Elite and editing application essays online, the boundary between distant professionalism and personal responsibility begins to blur. The Tutors offers a funny and touching look at the terror of hating where you are, knowing where you want to be, and not having a clue how to get there.

After successful runs of The Understudy and The Drunken City, Battalion Theatre returns to The Kraine with Erica Lipez's The TutorsMore Information »

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The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street