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Open: 03/05/15- Close: 03/21/15 BLOOD MOON
BLOOD MOON takes place in the early 1980s in New York City.  It is based on a TRUE STORY.  The play begins when Manya, 19 and a college senior arrives with her sole surviving family (Uncle Gregory) at the swank New York apartment of Gregory's friend Alan who is immediately attracted to Manya, and she's intrigued by him: an older man who's suave, cynical and charismatic.  The New York Times said of the play “it is cleanly and clearly plotted right up to its haunting conclusion.”


About the Company: Foaming At The Mouth Productions

Foaming At The Mouth Productions was born in March, 2000. It is dedicated to the voracious exploration and creation of quality film and theatre in a respectful, creative and collaborative environment.

Venue:
Workshop Theater Company : 312 West 36th Street
Open: 02/28/15- Close: 04/11/15 GRITS AND BUTTER
Lois Moore was a thriving middle class teenager who had been sheltered from the hauntings of racial discrimination.  Her mother was bi-racial and had only exposed her children to the finer qualities of life which didn't include any segregated disadvantages.  Carrie who had worked for the Moore's as a housekeeper for over twenty years, seemed to know more about the family than Lois's mother Elise.  That was until Nel showed up, Carrie's granddaughter whom she hadn't seen since 1949. There was something strange going on but you couldn't quite put your finger on it!

Venue:
Altered Stages II : 150 W 28th St.
Open: 02/26/15- Close: 03/29/15 Jill Eikenberry & Michael Tucker (stars Of La Law) In The M Spot At Nj Rep
A provocative adult comedy about love, sex and the slippery slope of marriage.

Jerry and Maddie have been married–forever–and are looking for something to recapture the former vitality of their marriage. They've been through the mill when it comes to therapists and well-meaning advice, so when the opportunity arises for them to go on a retreat to a new-age spa, complete with nude massages, Jerry is all for it.  Maddie, on the other hand, is a bit more reserved, and is naturally skeptical about the process and her husband’s motives. But when Maddie finally let’s go of her inhibitions with the aid of a lovely young masseuse, Jerry is left scratching his head wondering what he missed.

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 03/04/15- Close: 03/22/15 KNOCK: A JOURNEY TO A STRANGE COUNTRY
Lost & Found Project, an edgy ensemble of next generation storytellers, curates a world premiere of KNOCK: A Journey to a Strange Country, a new play inspired by writings of the Russian avant-garde absurdist Daniil Kharms.

 

KNOCK: A Journey to a Strange Country takes a closer look at the experience of migration and the consequences of choices, while attempting to penetrate the paradoxical world of human nature, both tragic and comical. KNOCK blends approaches and perceptions in order to study what truly compels us to act or to fear, to follow or to rebel, to open up or to hide within our true selves.  Exploring the ideas of fear and existence propels the company members to process their personal journeys through the lens of Kharms’

Venue:
The Players Theatre : 115 MacDougal St.
Open: 03/05/15- Close: 03/29/15 LATE WITH LANCE!
Peter Michael Marino’s newest old creation is here. Meet Lance…delusional cruise ship entertainer, celebrity stalker and pathological musical theater fanatic. After a 15-year hiatus from the cabaret world, Lance is back in town with his own brand of variety talk show. He’s invited Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman and Miami Sound Machine to be on his show  - and that’s surely bound to happen!

Venue:
Triple Crown Underground Theater : 330 7th Avenue
Open: 02/27/15- Close: 03/14/15 OLD PAPER HOUSES
In New England, the winter is five months long. Everybody eats beans, the pipes always freeze, and everything’s buried under six feet of snow. Moving from dreary 1970s New England to an 1840s Transcendental utopia and beyond, Old Paper Houses follows a group of wavering idealists searching for meaning and purpose in all the wrong places. Combining paper dioramas, ecstatic small-town parades, live feed projection and poetry by Bernadette Mayer, Old Paper Houses cycles through faith and doubt to ask: how do we continue to find things to believe in, even when it’s really, really cold?

The theater collective Piehole will present the World Premiere of Old Paper Houses, an original performance piece with texts by poet Bernadette Mayer (Winner of the 2014 Shelley Memorial Award), directed

Venue:
Irondale Center : 85 Oxford Street
Open: 02/26/15- Close: 03/15/15 OTHELLO
To kick off a season that explores gender warfare, victim shaming, racial bias and police corruption, The Seeing Place Theater brings you Shakespeare's timeless drama, OTHELLO. Staged in modern dress with a deep focus on the language, this story is brought to life through the lens of one central dilemma:  

How can your ego survive when “the other” stands in your way?

After Othello, a black Arab, is made General and appointed leader of a wartime military operation, he chooses a scholar as his lieutenant and marries a powerful senator's daughter without his consent. Sick of being passed over, Othello's closest friend and best soldier uses his influence to make a deadly point.  

“We live in a world that pretends it is accepting of others, while silently or overtly belittling people we do not understand, “ says

Venue:
Clarion Theatre : 309 East 26th Street
Open: 03/05/15- Close: 03/22/15 Quit The Road, Jack
A new comedy about -- the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  NAFTA?   Well, when the son of a divorced and miserable couple of burnt-out ex-musicians runs away from home to join up with the immigrant worker rights movement, mom and dad are forced to travel across North America together to find their boy.

Jerry Polner (“I saw a lot of terrific shows at The Planet Connections Festivity, but nothing made me laugh louder, longer, or more pleasurably than the first scene of Jerry Polner’s Fix Number Six“– Martin Denton, nytheatre.com), is a writer of sketches, parodies, and stage comedies, many taking skewed looks at serious issues.   Recently, his How Do You Want it, a romantic comedy about the Federal Reserve System, won the Planet Connections Award for Outstanding Production of a Staged Reading, and his Fix Number

Venue:
Theaterlab (on 36th Street) : 357 W 36th Street
Open: 03/10/15- Close: 04/11/15 SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS
In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect. Filled with awkward humor, this strange and compassionate new play asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us.

 

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March 10 - April 11

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Venue:
Ars Nova : 511 West 54th Street
Open: 03/12/15- Close: 03/28/15 THE TUTORS
While struggling to keep their dream of creating the next social media revolution afloat, Heidi, Toby, and Joe still have to make rent. But between tutoring manipulative Prep School Elite and editing application essays online, the boundary between distant professionalism and personal responsibility begins to blur. The Tutors offers a funny and touching look at the terror of hating where you are, knowing where you want to be, and not having a clue how to get there.

After successful runs of The Understudy and The Drunken City, Battalion Theatre returns to The Kraine with Erica Lipez's The TutorsMore Information »

Venue:
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: 03/07/15- Close: 03/21/15 WOW WEE! ADVENTURES OF A LITTLE GIRL ROBOT
"Wow wee! That little girl's a... ROBOT!!!" 

Can an adorable mechanical moppet fit in with the Trumans, a normal, wholesome, suburban family? Or will she be dismantled in a lab? You decide! Follow the HILARIOUS adventures of Andie the Android in this classic (and completely improvised) 80s sitcom!

Winner of the 2014 SHITFA (Supreme Honorary Improvised Theater & Film Award) for Outstanding Genre Performance (THE SCARY, Improvised Stephen King), IRTE (the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble) kicks off their fourth season with Wow Wee! Adventures of a Little Girl Robot. A spoof of 80s sitcoms, particularly Small Wonder, IRTE asks you decide as they improvise your answers.

Venue:
The Producers Club : 358 West 44th between 8th {e_addres