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Open: 12/13/16- Close: 12/14/16 A PLAY ABOUT DREW CAREY
A PLAY ABOUT DREW CAREY is a new play by Philip Santos Schaffer that uses television star and iconic pasty-man Drew Carey as a jumping off point for discussing popular culture, the power of laughter, and the playwright’s mother. Join Ryan, Colin, Wayne, and Drew for an evening of improv, music, and self-aware meta-theatre. Even I’m a character in the play! Shit. I mean, um, the playwright is a character in the play. And boy is he talented.


About the Company: WalkUpArts

WalkUpArts creates living works.  We explore the audience-artist relationship through multi-disciplinary, intimate, and communal experiences.  With an intent towards maintaining a social-consciousness, we engage with audiences through new works and original adaptations of classics.

In pursuit of our mission, WalkUpArts is determined to:

Venue:
Speyer Hall at University Settlement : 184 Eldridge st.
Open: 12/08/16- Close: 12/17/16 KING LEAR
“Thou shouldst not have been old till though hadst been wise.”

After another amazing season, with amazing work onstage, with amazing audiences, who were in turn….amazed in 2015, What Dreams May Co in partnership with Queens Shakespeare Inc. again turns the microscope onto two of literature’s most famous characters, who on the surface appear to be complete opposites. One a certain boy who will never grow up, the other one of Shakespeare’s kings who has grown quite old. Yet they both seem to suffer a clear case of “Peter Pan Syndrome”; flying about from place to place, and oblivious to the destruction they leave in their wake. Following up our successful run of The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan, What Dreams May Co is pleased to present William Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Venue:
John DeSotelle Studio : 300 West 43rd Street
Open: 12/16/16- Close: 01/08/17 SISTER ACT
Sister Act

Based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture “Sister Act” written by Joseph Howard

December 16 – January 8, 2016

A Divine Musical Comedy!  A sparking tribute to the universal power of friendship.

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at

Venue:
White Plains Performing Arts Center : 11 City Place