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Open: 05/29/16- Close: 05/29/16 The Hive New York: An Afternoon of Contemporary Dance
The nomadic multi-generational arts collective ArtBark International -- last seen at Slovenia’s premiere opera house The Cankarjev Dom -- joins New York based artists Kristin Hatleberg, Garnet Henderson and Sarah Lass in a shared program of contemporary dance works “The Hive: New York” on May 29, 2016 at 4:00PM at The Muriel Schulman Theater at Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St., Brooklyn, NY 11222; Enter on Banker St.) Tickets are $16 and can be purchased online at theopenhive.com. The Hive is a progressive arts community seeking sustainable ways to share their work with the world.

Venue:
Triskelion Arts : 118 N. 11th Street
Open: 05/27/16- Close: 06/19/16 A Persistent Memory
David is losing his grip on reality. With every passing moment his most precious memories are slipping away. Haunted by his past, he finds help while investigating a mysterious phenomenon that is overwhelming the world’s elephant population. A poetic and emotionally driven narrative, A Persistent Memory explores the unexpected virtues of grief, the impact of childhood memories, and how sometimes meeting the right people at the right time can change our lives forever.

May 27 through June 19; Opening Night is June 1, 2016

Playing Schedule: Tuesday at 7PM; Wednesday - Saturday at 8PM; Saturday matinee at 2PM; Sunday at 3PM

Theatre Row’s Beckett Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd Street

Tickets are $49.50 and can be purchased by visiting Telecharge.com or calling 212-239-6200.

Venue:
Beckett Theater - Theater Row : 410 W 42nd St
Open: 06/10/16- Close: 06/12/16 FOUR NEW INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKS AT 92Y
Satellite Collective presents cutting edge interdisciplinary works at 92Y, Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, Manhattan, NY, from June 10-12, 2016 at 8pm with a Sunday matinee at 3pm. Tickets are $25 and are available at http://www.92y.org/Event/Satellite-Collective, by phone at 212.415.5500, or in person at the 92Y box office. Tickets are on sale now.

 

In their new season, Satellite Collective seeks to secure their place as a leading voice of interdisciplinary art in New York City. Satellite Collective presents a vibrant program of young and emerging artists from the New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey, Juilliard and the indie music and video scenes.

Venue:
92nd Street Y : 1395 Lexington Avenue
Open: 06/04/16- Close: 07/30/16 Gary Busey's One-man Hamlet As Performed By David Carl
Due to popular demand for summer action-movie/Shakespeare mash-ups, Gary Busey’s One-Man Hamlet as Performed by David Carl extends its critically acclaimed run into June and July with five additional performances 10:30 p.m. Saturdays June 4 & 25; 9 p.m. Thursday, June 30 & Saturdays, July 9 & July 30. The New York Times recently called the show "deliciously deranged...a head-spinning performance!" The acclaimed production heads to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in mid-July for the Shakespeare 400 celebrations.
 
As Shakespearean actor, puppeteer, singer and action-movie director, Gary Busey (played by New York actor-writer David Carl) performs each scene of Hamlet his own way, with occasional detours across Busey’s IMDB page from Buddy Holly to Lethal Weapon.

Venue:
PIT LOFT : 154 W 29th St
Open: 05/28/16- Close: 06/18/16 KISS IT, MAKE IT BETTER
In a small town in the rural Midwest, two childhood friends sneak away to play pretend in a nearby deserted fairground. Life back in town finds them crippled by trauma and shackled by cycles of silence and shame, forcing them to run away. Suddenly they are left to fend for each other amidst the crumbling fairgrounds, and their crumbling innocence, as they learn to maneuver through puberty and triggering what feels like love. 


About the Company: Theatre 4the People

THEATRE 4THE PEOPLE creates economically accessible theatrical performances with courageous artists implementing a “pay-what-you-can” ticket policy, making honest, original theatre productions available to all who wish to experience art that strives to investigate and wresting with human conflicts in an authentic manner. 

Venue:
New Ohio Theatre : 154 Christopher Street
Open: 06/10/16- Close: 06/18/16 LAST RESORT
When you're old and you know your time is short what do you do? Go on a kick-ass vacation! Thrill seeking seniors spare no expense at going out with a bang at this resort. To hell with laws and rules when you know you'll die soon anyway. Join the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble (IRTE) at the ultra-exclusive Golden Sunset, the LAST RESORT you will ever need or want. IRTE mixes traditional theatrical storytelling with the excitement of off-the-cuff comedy for an improvised look at the "what-ifs" of life.  IRTE provides the basic framework, and you and your fellow audience members choose the items on the characters' bucket lists, which make up that evening's unique storyline.

Venue:
The Producers Club : 358 West 44th between 8th {e_addres
Open: 06/06/16- Close: 09/02/16 Liberty: A Monumental New Musical
The Bright Torch of Lady Liberty Sets its Sights on Times Square.  Based on true events, Liberty is an entertaining 80-minute theatrical experience starring Abigail Shapiro (How The Grinch Stole Christmas) as Liberty, telling the story of a young French immigrant who arrives in New York Harbor in 1884. Coming to the United States in the middle of a national immigration debate and a terrible recession, political forces are aligning to deport her. With a strong resolve and a mighty spirit, she battles to gain acceptance and eventually becomes a lasting symbol of the young country. 

June 6 - July 3: Monday and Friday at 12pm & 3pm

After July 4:  Monday; Tuesday; Thursday & Friday at 12pm at 3pm

Venue:
42 WEST : 514 West 42nd St (between 10th & 11th Aves)
Open: 06/02/16- Close: 06/19/16 SUDDENLY, A KNOCK AT THE DOOR
“I can’t do it like this!” protests the writer EITAN KATZEN to the BEARDED MAN, the SURVEY TAKER and the PIZZA DELIVERY woman who have come knocking at his door. Brandishing weapons, they make the stakes clear: a story or your life! So the writer held hostage to these three strange muses begins to weave his tales, played out on the stage by the same characters that are holding him captive. Based on eight stories from the latest anthology by award-winning Israeli author and filmmaker Etgar Keret, Suddenly, A Knock at the Door is a celebration of storytelling and the magic of art—an ensemble piece written for six actors and two musicians playing over thirty different roles. It is a comic drama of a modern writer weaving extra-ordinary tales in the middle of Tel Aviv. Here stories are the currency, a matter of life and death.

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 06/03/16- Close: 06/26/16 UNIVERSAL ROBOTS
The Great War has just ended. The fledgling Republic of Czechoslovakia boasts a thriving artistic community. At the center of that community is Karel Capek, a celebrated playwright and a passionate advocate for all his newborn nation can achieve. But this brave new world arrives faster than Karel could have ever expected when a young woman walks into his life with a strange mannequin in a wheelchair... a mannequin that gets up and walks all by itself. 

UNIVERSAL ROBOTS offers a compelling alternate history of the Twentieth Century, imagining the invention of the robot in 1921 Czechosolvakia and chronicling the shocking consequences of that invention right up to the present day.

Part science fiction thriller, part love story, part political allegory, UNIVERSAL ROBOTS is a fast-paced, riveting story of war,

Venue:
VENUE #14: Sheen Center - THE BLACK BOX : 18 Bleecker Street  (at Elizabeth)