Open: 01/28/16- Close: 03/06/16
BROADWAY AND THE BARD: AN EVENING OF SHAKESPEARE & SONG|
In Broadway and the Bard, universally acclaimed stage and screen veteran Len Cariou gives full voice to an idea that he has harbored since his first prophetic Broadway season of Henry V and Applause; Combining his two great loves -Shakespeare and American Musical Comedy - into one rich and diverse tapestry; outfitting trenchant classical soliloquies and sonnets with inventive musical pairings from beloved writers of the Great White Way - an eighty-minute melding of superb soliloquy and memorable song by a one-of-a-kind master actor of exquisite vintage in what the Bard might refer to as "a most rare vision.”
Lion Theatre @ Theatre Row : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: 01/30/16- Close: 02/21/16
Chatting With The Tea Party|
Chatting With The Tea Party, a documentary-style play by playwright Rich Orloff (Funny as a Crutch), based on interviews he conducted with leaders of Tea Party groups around the country, will have its world premiere and begin performances at The Robert Moss Theater (440 Lafayette Street) on Saturday, January 30th. Directed by four-time Carbonell Award winner Lynnette Barkley, the play will open on Monday, February 1st. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased online at www.chattingwiththeteaparty.com. From the writer known for his journalistic curiosity and a gift for comedic dialogue comes CHATTING WITH THE TEA PARTY – a play about the people behind the politics. Rich Orloff, a New York liberal playwright travels across the country, interviewing the Tea Party leaders in search of the answer to the question: “Who are these people?” Armed with a notebook full of facts, an open
Robert Moss Theater @ 440 Studios : 440 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor
Open: 02/09/16- Close: 06/14/16
It’s 1941 and Alice “Al” Huffman comes from the potato fields of Long Island with her beau, her best girlfriend and her girlfriend’s beau to make it on the Broadway stage only to find she has no talent. She meets Max, a former producer, talent manager and possible con man who introduces her to the glamorous, perpetually on the brink of stardom night club singer, Juliana. Juliana’s voice sounds to Al like “warm milk slipping down the whole of my body.” Al is increasingly drawn into a secret gay underworld of men who wear dresses and women who smoke cigars, while her childhood friends continue in their “normal” lives. Al glides easily between the two worlds until these worlds begin to collide. Juliana is the first in a series of novels about the same characters living through forthcoming decades of LGBT history.
The Duplex Cabaret Theater : 61 Christopher Street (at Seventh A
Open: 01/30/16- Close: 03/27/16
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show|
This January, Jonathan Rockefeller’s critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will get its US premiere. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s beloved books for the stage: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
47th Street Theatre : 304 W. 47th Street
Open: 02/12/16- Close: 02/27/16
THE WHITE STAG QUADRILOGY|
Dixon Place’s (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) co-production of The White Stag Quadrilogy with On The Rocks Theatre Company, written by On The Rocks founders Christopher Ford & Dakota Rose, and directed by Dakota Rose, will have its world premiere on Friday, February 12th at 7:30 PM. The White Stag Quadrilogy will play six performances only – February 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th, and 27th, at 7:30 PM, at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, and $12 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-4111.
The White Stag Quadrilogy portrays sex, scandal and obsession during the late 1970’s and early 80’s where the most hated man in Hollywood reinvents himself as an avant-garde filmmaker.
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 02/08/16- Close: 03/18/16
The Wildness; Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale|
THE WILDNESS Sky-Pony’s Rock Fairy Tale Indie-pop band Sky-Pony's lush sound and cheeky style will surround and seduce you into a world of prophecies and forbidden temptations. Release your inner dragon on a raucous ride exploring faith, doubt and the wild space in between.
Ars Nova : 511 West 54th Street