Open: 10/14/16- Close: 10/29/16
ANAIS NIN GOES TO HELL|
MANHATTAN THEATRE WORKS and GOODE PRODUCTIONS in association with THE THEATER AT THE 14TH STREET Y, proudly present the triumphant return of Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell by David Stallings (Outstanding Original Full-Length Script, Dark Water - NY IT Awards), directed by Antonio Minino (Outstanding Director nominee, Scene/Unseen - PCTF Awards), as part of The Theater Series at The 14th Street Y. Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell will play a three week limited engagement from Friday, October 14th through Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003). Opening night is Saturday, October 15th at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $18.00 - $25.
The Theater at the 14th Street Y : 344 East 14th Street (between 1st a
Open: 10/14/16- Close: 10/25/16
Dandy Darkly's Myth Mouth!|
“New York City’s King of Halloween” (Out Magazine) returns to UNDER St. Marks with his latest smash storytelling show direct from a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Announcing the New York premiere of Dandy Darkly’s Myth Mouth!
"Storytelling that goes beyond simple tales. Rhythmic, hypnotic and entrancing." ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Dandy Darkly's Myth Mouth! explores themes of religious extremism, deadly dependency and our contemporary worship of media technology via allegorical tales concerning a junkie Persephone, cosmopup Laika, virtual reality obsession and humanity's first artist, Cha-Cha the Caveman.
Under Saint Marks Theatre : 94 Saint Marks Place (bet 1st Ave a
Open: 10/14/16- Close: 10/23/16
HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL|
Heathers The Musical
Book, Music and Lyrics by Kevin Murphy & Laurence O’Keefe
Based on the 1989 Cult Classic Film
October 14-23, 2016
HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously sexy new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather’s aerobicized ass… but J.D. has another plan for that bullet.
Tickets: $35 Adults • $30 22 & Younger • $25 High School & Younger
White Plains Performing Arts Center : 11 City Place
Open: 10/03/16- Close: 10/29/16
PREMIERES (Paulette Haupt, Artistic Director), the New York based music theater organization whose mission is “to bring new music theater to light,” is pleased to announce the complete cast and creative teams for this season’s Inner Voices, the biannual series of solo works featuring new teams of playwrights and composers.
The evening will consist of the following three pieces:
In Just One “Q”, Bertha and Julynne, bitter enemies, duke it out at the Broadbend Nursing Home in Arkansas over a game of scrabble. Benny (T. Oliver Reid), an orderly, narrates the history of their acrimonious relationship. Chaos, humor and closure abound in this amusing and tuneful musical.
TBG Theatre : 312 West 36th Street
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 11/20/16
Sloane Hudson, a wealthy, beautiful recent Ivy League graduate and product of the campus hook-up culture and frat basement pong tournaments, doesn't believe in love or marriage. She does, however, believe in babies and wants one soon so her tummy can bounce back and she can still wear a bikini. The problem is she needs a sperm donor who passes muster. Enter Brandon, who has all the right stats, but the wrong attitude. Brandon, meantime, has enough on his plate living with his brother Doug, who just fell in love with Katerina, the hooker from the Ukraine. Cabbage soup, a rare baseball card and a lizard named Pogo all play a part in this romantic comedy for cynical times.
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 04/27/17
MasterVoices - 75th Anniversary Season|
New York Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s 27 explores the relationship between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, who hosted regular salon evenings at their Paris home at 27 Rue de Fleurus, with such guests as Pablo Picasso, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Man Ray, Henri Matisse and Ernest Hemingway. Commissioned by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 27 received its world premiere in June 2014. For the New York Premiere, Ricky Ian Gordon has specially added new sections for the MasterVoices chorus.
The Orchestra of St. Luke’s Featuring Stephanie Blythe, Heidi Stober,Theo Lebow, Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik
Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. John Passion
Featuring Michael Slattery, Jesse Blumberg, Latonia Moore,
New York City Center : 55th St. Between 6th and 7th Aves.
Open: 10/10/16- Close: 12/19/16
My Father's Voice:letters From Ellis Island And The War In The Pacific (1938-1945)|
In 1938, Richard Krebs, a German seaman, jumped ship in Newport News, Virginia and vanished into America. In December 1940, under the name Jan Valtin, he published the autobiography of his life, first as a communist revolutionist serving Stalin, next, as a Gestapo prisoner of the Third Reich, and finally of his escape from both of them. It became a national sensation. In 1942 he was imprisoned on Ellis Island as an enemy alien. In 1944-45 he served the United States as a combat infantryman in the jungles in the Pacific War.
“I have lived 60 years aware of my father's very popular 1941 autobiography, “Out of the Night. says Mr. Krebs. It was controversial. It was shocking. It was extremely important in America as the US became engaged in World War II.
The Playroom Theater : 151 W. 46th St.
Open: 10/07/16- Close: 10/22/16
MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES)|
Dixon Place's (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) new commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) – a collection of theatrical short stories by the acclaimed performer, writer, and downtown favorite Jess Barbagallo (Half Straddle, The Big Dance Theater). This limited run, directed by Jess Barbagallo will begin Friday October 7th at 7:30 PM and will play of six performances only – October 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21th, and 22th, at 7:30 PM, at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets are $18 in advance, $22 at the door, and $15 for seniors and students and can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-4111.
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 09/25/16- Close: 10/27/16
Writer and performer Amy Marcs will perform an encore run of her critically acclaimed, reconstructive comedy "Nice T!ts!" during Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the PIT Loft from September 25-October 27. "Nice T!ts" is a comedic exploration of Marcs' roller-coaster experience with cancer and its effect on her perceptions of femininity, womanhood, confidence and mortality. It's a unique perspective full of humor and heart-felt honesty. MORE INFO: www.amymarcs.com
★★★★★ “A universal story about the losses that challenge our identity, told with humanity and humor. Just what the doctor prescribed.” – Front Row Center
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: 09/29/16- Close: 10/23/16
THE FOLK SINGER|
THE FOLK SINGER is a new musical about contemporary times. It tells a story of a young musician who wants to write songs as relevant today as those of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez were in their heyday. Working with like-minded local musicians, he and the others stage a folk festival for the 21st century, highlighting contemporary issues and reaching out to the audiences through social media for more awareness.
THE FOLK SINGER begins previews on September 29th, opens on October 9th and will play a limited engagement through October 23rd. Tickets are $15 ($10 for seniors and students.) Box office: 212.254.1109, SmartTix: 212.868.4444 or purchase online at www.smarttix.com.
Theater for the New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 10/19/16- Close: 11/19/16
THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT|
T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) celebrates its 48th Anniversary with the first play of their 2016-17 Season, The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The production is the first New York revival of the play since the Broadway run in 2011. Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2015 for his play Between Riverside and Crazy and co-created the hit Netflix series The Get Down with Baz Luhrmann.
The Motherf**ker with the Hat is directed by TST Artistic Director Peter Jensen whose production of Balm in Gilead, won a 2011 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Play. Producing Director Halle Morse produces the show.
T. Schreiber Studio Theatre : 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 11/05/16
THE PUMPKIN PIE SHOW: STUMP SPEECHES|
Writer/performer Clay McLeod Chapman believes in America. What it once was. What it can be again. And to make our nation great, everybody’s got to make sacrifices. Ancient sacrifices. In honor of the election year, the 19th season of The Pumpkin Pie Show praises politics with ballot-shredding tales of witch-hunting in the White House, interdimensional orgies in the Lincoln bedroom, draw-and-quartering Occupy protestors, and good ol’ fashioned mudslinging.
The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches will be performed by Clay McLeod Chapman (Commencement and Hostage Song; The Boy at SXSW 2015; The Tribe Trilogy with Disney; The Amazing Spider-Man with Marvel Comics), Hanna Cheek (Mac Rogers’ Universal Robots and
Under St. Marks : 94 St. Mark's Place
Open: 10/20/16- Close: 11/05/16
THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI|
The play (from 1941) that predicted Trump, written by German playwright Bertolt Brecht. In this election year, Arturo Ui is ripped from the headlines as a brash outsider with no political experience runs for office, takes over a party and rises to power. Featuring eight actors playing over forty roles and a non-traditional space, the plays takes audiences on a theatrical roller coaster ride that rivals the best CNN has to offer.
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a play about a demagogue coming to power in a democratic state. Any resemblance to living persons is entirely coincidental. Written by Bertolt Brecht in 1941, Arturo is simultaneously a satirical explanation of the rise of nationalism in Germany and a warning against allowing the events of the 1930s to repeat themselves.
Cave at St. George's : 209 East 16th Street
Open: 10/14/16- Close: 10/22/16
The Taming Of Cats|
The Taming of Cats, about Catherine, whose violent and bloody blackouts inflame her most primal fears. Her world falls increasingly out of orbit as the cause eludes explanation. Forces pull at Cat from every direction: her sister needs her to be normal; her stalker aches to save her; and her would-be-lover hungers to satisfy her most voracious desires. Catherine is desperate for answers, but the truth may prove more terrifying then her wildest nightmare...
The play features performers Kim Gainer, Teniece Divya Johnson, Andrew Baldwin and Ken Simon.
Brick Theater : 575 Metropolitan Ave.
Open: 09/28/16- Close: 11/16/16
Wild Women Of Planet Wongo|
New York: The 60s sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo, a wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful warrior women who have never seen men, is returning to New York after its successful Brooklyn run last year. Presented by Not Too Fancy Productions, LLC, Performances will begin at Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston) on Wednesday, September 28 at 8pm and run each Wednesday through November 16, 2016. Tickets are $35 (which include a Wicked Wongotini) and can be purchased by visiting www.PlanetWongo.com or by calling 866.811.4111.
Parkside Lounge : 317 E. HOUSTON ST