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Open: 11/01/14- Close: 11/15/14 BAL-TRAP
Bal-Trap, a play By Xavier Durringer, is a bittersweet drama. The action takes place after a popular gig on the village square, where two young people begin their love story while two others try to restore their passionate love, the one they had before daily chores doused their flame. But bumps and bruises are present, hidden deep inside, ignored, but still guiding the characters toward a fate that prevents them from living their one true Love. Each of them is looking for a soul mate, but they cannot understand each other. They follow their “Sweet Dream” to escape their loneliness and their pasts, believing, with an insatiable faith, in a better future where true Love can move mountains and make them – and the rest of us – travel to the ends of the earth.

Venue:
Frenetic Theatre : 5102 Navigation Blvd
Open: 10/27/14- Close: 10/27/14 Cast and Loose Live!
Cast And Loose Live! returns to present Back To School Night on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 9:30pm at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC.  Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door, and are available at http://joespub.publictheater.org/reserve/index.aspx?performanceNumber=26087.

 

Cast And Loose Live! is based on the Tumblr page created and maintained by actress and writer Lynne Marie Rosenberg (High Maintenance); castandloose.tumblr.com offers “your daily dose of show business misogyny, racism and general absurdity,” through a collection of the worst casting notices the internet has to offer.

Venue:
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater : 425 Lafayette Street
Open: 11/06/14- Close: 11/23/14 SNOW IN THE LIVING ROOM
In Snow in the Living Room, Orietta Crispino presents a visually striking and poetically sensual distillation of the classic Snow White fairy tale. Inert in her crystal coffin, Bianca finds that her liberation will never come from a redeemer outside herself; instead, she must acknowledge her own fractured soul and accept death as a facet of what it means to be fully human. Echoing the Tibetan Book of the Dead, Snow in the Living Room exists in the interstitial space between body and self. It is a dynamic story of fear and desire, told through splintered mirror images and complex soundscapes.

“I can’t escape my Shadow…”

Snow in the Living Room, written by Orietta Crispino as a poetic monodrama in Italian, has been adapted and translated into English by Marco Casazza.

Venue:
Theaterlab (on 36th Street) : 357 W 36th Street
Open: 10/26/14- Close: 11/03/14 UN LIEU DE VIE
Un Lieu de Vie is an experiential piece that is loosely based on the 1917 Jean Cocteau - Erik Satie - Pablo Picasso collaboration of the ballet Parade. It represents the collective memory of Erik, an eccentric, memory-starved, and lonely New York artist who seeks glimpses of the past while wandering the streets of Manhattan. Through Erik's rumination, we are transported to specific locales at various stages of his life. We experience Erik's memories through the clamor of sounds, sights, and rhythms that embolden him to fulfill his destiny. Performed in English & French

Producer/Creator: Allan Markowitz and concrete timbre & d'moiselles

Composers:  Chris Chappell, Whitney George, Lillian Redl, Ann Warren, and Erik Satie

Venue:
Gallery MC : 549 West 52nd Street 8th floor
Open: 10/27/14- Close: 10/30/14 VOICES FROM THE RESISTANCE & VOICES FROM ELLIS ISLAND
Two one act solo performances conceived and performed by Pippa White*.

Voices from the Resistance tells the stories of ordinary people, forgotten heroes fighting an underground war against Hitler. They were shopkeepers, factory workers, housewives, bakers, farmers, teachers, and auto mechanics working in France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Scandinavia. They led Jews to freedom, rescued Allied soldiers, printed newspapers, blew up bridges, risked their lives every day to do what they could to cripple the Third Reich. Wherever the Nazis were, they were there, braving everything for freedom.

Voices from Ellis Island tells the amusing, frightening, inspiring and true stories of those who came to Ellis Island from 1890 to 1930.

Venue:
Theatre Row Studio Theatre : 410 West 42nd Street