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Open: 01/12/15- Close: 02/07/15 A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes
“For those of you just tuning in, Thanksgiving is already in progress here at Wembly kitchen.  The stands are nice and full, it’s quite a crowd that’s gathered. They’re in for a real treat.” And so, in this lively take on how family is played, over time and memory and through generations… a pair of sports announcers calls a holiday dinner.

A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes was developed in The New Georges Jam, a “performance gym” for early-career playwrights and directors. The play originally premiered in May 2014 as part of the New Georges Jam On Toast play festival at Dixon Place. Great Lakes is Kate Benson’s first produced play.

Venue:
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
Open: 01/25/15- Close: 05/17/15 Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ 60th Anniversary Winter/Spring Season
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season of music, dance, theater, and family programming for 2014-15, reflecting the multicultural diversity of Brooklyn. The line-up features award-winning performances from Jamaica, Russia, Canada, South Africa, and China as well as the United States, including both Brooklyn premieres and returning favorites. Tickets can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm).

 

“Brooklyn Center’s 60th Anniversary Season will help usher in a new era for our organization. From acrobats to ballet, Latin jazz to rocking a cappella, and classic drama to family musicals, we will take our audiences on an adventure that celebrates our past and looks toward our bright future,” says Jon Yanofsky, the

Venue:
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts : Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Open: 01/10/15- Close: Open Run The John Wayne Principle
A searing portrait of the insidious attractions of corporate life, "The John Wayne Principle" tells the story a cynical, anti-establishment trust-fund kid who is picked to succeed his father as CEO of a multinational corporation. Instead of turning down the post, as his ambitious, business-minded sister had expected, he decides to sign on for a year, sending the company's stock into a tailspin. His sister's attempts to undermine his tenure only serve to fuel his enthusiasm for the job, and, as their sibling rivalry takes on sexual-political overtones, one is left to wonder if this rebel riding rough-shod on the company wants to break or break in the system.
Venue:
Church School for Music and Art. : 74 Warren Street bet W. Bway and Gr
Open: 01/10/15- Close: Open Run The John Wayne Principle
A searing portrait of the insidious attractions of corporate life, "The John Wayne Principle" tells the story a cynical, anti-establishment trust-fund kid who is picked to succeed his father as CEO of a multinational corporation. Instead of turning down the post, as his ambitious, business-minded sister had expected, he decides to sign on for a year, sending the company's stock into a tailspin. His sister's attempts to undermine his tenure only serve to fuel his enthusiasm for the job, and, as their sibling rivalry takes on sexual-political overtones, one is left to wonder if this rebel riding rough-shod on the company wants to break or break in the system.
Venue:
Goldcrest Films : 799 Washington St.
Open: 01/08/15- Close: 02/01/15 Swimming At The Ritz U.S. Premiere at NJ Rep
New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the U.S. Premiere of Swimming at the Ritz by Charles Leipart, which is based on the real life events of socialite Pamela Churchill Hayward Harriman, who was appointed U.S. Ambassador to France in 1993 by President Bill Clinton.

She was dubbed the ultimate “party girl” among society’s elite, the last courtesan of her time. Living the idyllic life at the luxurious Ritz in Paris for years, Harriman, who was married to the son of Winston Churchill, among others, had no problem spending her step children’s inheritance on her extravagant lifestyle. But her step children had enough and conspired with their attorneys to shut her down.

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 01/03/15- Close: 02/07/15 TED GREENBERG'S THE COMPLETE PERFORMER
 

Letterman Emmy-winner Ted Greenberg performs his hit Off-Broadway comedy show and then whisks a lucky audience group home in a New York City taxi driven by Greenberg himself. Now in its 7th smash season at the Soho Playhouse located in the heart of Manhattan nightlife!

“Greenberg’s mostly one man show is drawing crowds” – New York Times

“Outrageously funny” – Back Stage

“Will deliver laughs” – New York Post

“Kept a full house roaring” – NYTheatre.com

Venue:
Soho Playhouse : 15 Vandam Street
Open: 01/10/15- Close: 02/01/15 THE ACTUAL DANCE
An award-winning play, The Actual Dance is a beautiful love story--a graceful and inspiring journey through the uncharted waters of illness, where the resilience and power of the human heart ultimately perseveres.

When first noticing his wife at the age of sixteen, Sam could not predict the profound connection they would share—they are two halves of the same whole. In their 33rd year of marriage, that love was tested…and the ringing in Sam’s ear was not as one would expect, in fact it was an orchestra, playing the music of his life--The Actual Dance.

The show will feature live music composed and arranged by Music Director Eli Zoller, whose experience as a Music Director and

Venue:
Theatre Row Studio Theatre : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: 01/09/15- Close: 01/31/15 VILLAINOUS COMPANY
Shopping just got a whole lot more dangerous!

Rachel Reiner Productions will present the World Premiere of Victor L. Cahn’s Villainous Company, directed by Eric Parness. The show will begin performances on January 9, and open on Monday, January 12  running through January 31, 2015 at Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre (410 West 42 Street). Tickets are $19.25 (including a $1.25 theatre restoration charge) and can be purchased at www.Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

Claire returns from an afternoon of shopping and discovers that one of her packages is missing.

Venue:
Clurman Theater (Theater Row) : 410 W 42nd St
Open: 01/15/15- Close: 01/31/15 WYOMING
The Tuttle family’s past is not to be discussed. But when their estranged and silent brother is spotted at a hometown diner twenty years after a confounding childhood crime, buried memories and unspoken bounties hatch one boozy, plotting Thanksgiving. At the edge of Wyoming’s wilderness, the family herd must stick together or teeter towards the way of the buffalo. 

Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) will present Lesser America’s World Premiere of Brian Watkins’ (My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer with The Flea) family drama Wyoming, January 15-31 at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Street).

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue