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Open: 09/23/14- Close: 09/23/14 CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION AND KUMBLE THEATER PRESENT: MEET MICHAEL WEBER, CO-SCREENWRITER OF THE FAUL
Center for Communication and Kumble Theater present:
Meet Michael Weber, Co-screenwriter of The Fault in Our Stars

September 23 ~ Tuesday ~ 6:30PM – 8PM


Hear from Michael H. Weber, half of the young screenwriting team behind this summer’s huge hit, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. Weber and his writing partner Scott Neustadter faced the challenge of adapting John Green’s wildly popular bestselling novel into a movie. While readers took a break from the emotional roller-coaster of Green’s book, Weber and Neustadter were at work adapting a screenplay to keep readers, and everyone else, engaged for two hours. Find out how they made the leap from page to screen, what it takes to turn a novel into a film, and the pros and cons of writing with a partner.

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: 09/19/14- Close: 09/21/14 DOGFIGHT
 Dogfight is a new musical written by TONY Nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (A Christmas Story) with a book by Peter Duchan -- based on the blockbuster 1991 Warner Bros. film starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor; screenplay written by Bob Comfort. 

Dogfight chronicles a final “boys’ night out” for three Marines on November 21, 1963; the eve of their deployment to a growing conflict in Southeast Asia (Vietnam). The Marines plan for a night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble. When Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress; he wages a cruel bet with his fellow recruits. However, Rose rewrites the rules of the game and teaches Eddie the power of compassion.

Venue:
White Plains Performing Arts Center : 11 City Place
Open: 09/26/14- Close: 09/30/14 NO ONE ASKED ME
NO ONE ASKED ME offers an insider's look at the intimate human struggle faced by the over 65,000 high school students without legal immigration papers who graduate in the United States each year.  Hopeful for their future, yet without a social security number, these students are unable to get college financial aid, legal employment and live in constant fear of being “found out” and deported from the only home they have ever known.

Following a sold out run at FringeNYC, NO ONE ASKED ME -- a play inspired by the true stories of undocumented immigrant NYC high school students -- has been selected as part of the FringeNYC Encore Series.

Venue:
Soho Playhouse : 15 Vandam Street
Open: 09/27/14- Close: 09/27/14 THE 6TH ANNUAL KINGDOM CHOICE AWARDS


Kingdomtime Entertainment presents:
The 6th Annual Kingdom Choice Awards

September 27 ~ Saturday ~ 7PM


Kingdom Time Entertainment is excited to present the 6th annual Kingdom Choice Awards. The KCA is now being branded as the nations official award show for Christian Hip Hop and Urban Gospel music. 16 categories consisting of over 50 nominees will be presented in true award show style. There will be live performances by some of the hottest artists in the nation. The KCA is not just an event, it's an experience that is nothing short of amazing! The 2014 honorary recipient will be Grammy nominated CHH veteran, Emmanuel 'Da Truth' Lambert. This event is not to be missed!

Promo video link: http://youtu.

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: 09/25/14- Close: 09/26/14 THE DEFINITIVE LOSER'S GUIDE TO WINNING
Cloud Nine Productions and Kumble Theater present:
THE DEFINITIVE LOSER'S GUIDE TO WINNING
Written and performed by Dui Jarrod

September 25 ~ Thursday ~ 7PM
September 26 ~ Friday ~ 7PM
The Definitive Loser’s Guide To Winning is the hilarious, soul-baring, new play from writer Dui Jarrod. The one man show tells the story of the ups and down’s, tragedies and triumphs of a writer trying to find his voice. Journeying from his humble Arkansas roots to his present-day abode of Brooklyn, The Definitive Loser’s Guide To Winning gives a first-hand account of stories that have carried this emerging writer from pain and doubt, to self-discovery and introduces you to some of the losers Dui has met along the way.

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: 09/17/14- Close: 09/17/14 THE THIRD ANNUAL BEAT FESTIVAL IN ASSOCIATION WITH KUMBLE THEATER PRESENTS: DRAW THE CIRCLE
The Third Annual BEAT Festival in association with Kumble Theater present:
Draw the Circle - Written & performed by Mashuq Deen
Directed by Chay Yew

September 17 ~ Wednesday ~ 7:30PM


Draw the Circle is the hilarious and moving story of how a conservative Muslim family deals with a child who defies their most basic expectations of what it means to have a daughter - and one woman's commitment to unconditional love. Told entirely from the point of view of family and friends, yet it’s creatively performed by Deen himself. This unique show compassionately brings to life the often ignored struggle of a transgender individual's family.  

Mashuq Deen is an award-winning Brooklyn-based theater artist.

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: 09/19/14- Close: 10/11/14 THE TWELFTH LABOR
Steeped in the epic realism of O’Neill, yet stylistically unique, The Twelfth Labor tells the story of a family struggling to survive at any cost. Esther, bereft of her husband, struggles mightily to keep her family afloat as they await their father’s return from the war. When her mentally handicapped daughter, Cleo, becomes pregnant Esther is forced to make a series of difficult decisions.

Through Cleo’s fragmented memories, prophetic dreams, and swirling language, we begin to understand the price she and her family have paid for a little dignity. All while they await the return of their long absent father, lost in the war, half a world away.

“The Twelfth Labor is based on my family’s history.

Venue:
Gene Frankel Theater : 24 Bond Street