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Open: 09/05/18- Close: 09/30/18 HOAXOCAUST!
What roles should past horrors play in defining ourselves, our religious views, or even our politics? Is there such a thing as a contemporary Jewish identity independent of the Holocaust? Should there be? What if the Holocaust had never happened? Mahmoud Abbas has said it.  Poland has said it. Some people currently running for our Congress and in our President's coalition have said it.  If the Holocaust didn’t happen… what did? Join writer/performer Barry Levey on an around-the-world adventure as he tracks down deniers from Illinois to Iran, meets engineers and ex-presidents, and dodges a brother in Hungary and a boyfriend back home on a journey to discover the shocking truth.

Venue:
The Theater at the 14th Street Y : 344 East 14th Street (between 1st a
Open: 08/24/18- Close: 10/28/18 Hershey Felder As Irving Berlin
Award-winning actor and piano virtuoso Hershey Felder in his wildly acclaimed one-man show, HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). The production, featuring music and lyrics by the great American songwriter Irving Berlin, book by Hershey Felder and directed by longtime Felder collaborator Trevor Hay, will play from August 24 through October 28, 2018, with opening night scheduled for Wednesday, September 5. Felder returns to 59E59 Theaters, where he recently played a sold out engagement of MAESTRO (Leonard Bernstein) and adapted, directed and designed the sold out THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE.

Venue:
59E59 Theaters : 59 East 59th Street
Open: 08/17/18- Close: 08/18/18 LEMON DROP!
LEMON DROP!

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Come see Lemon Drop! It's an evening of citrus fresh acts that will squeeze your imagination, pucker up your curiosity, stir in deep desires and sweeten up the sour parts of life. You'll see heartfelt magic, comedic and murderous aerial acts and shapeshifting choreography while enjoying the zing of sparkling cocktails. You'll leave feeling effervescent and might even take home a juicy prize from the Lemon Drop! raffle where 100% of ticket sales support the cast's favorite causes! Drop on by for some lemon-licious delights!


Lemon Drop!
Friday + Saturday - 8pm
August 17 + 18, 2018
$20-$40 sliding scale

Venue:
SLAM st Streb : 51 N 1st street
Open: 09/05/18- Close: 09/09/18 LONG VOYAGE HOME: EUGENE O€NEILL€S PLAYS OF THE SEA
This celebration of Eugene O’Neill’s early sea plays — collectively known as the S.S. Glencairn cycle (1914-1917) — engages theater-goers in a unique performance featuring professional actors as well as Hunter College students and alumni. Together, they bring the experiences of sailors far from home to life, as dramatized by one of the true masters of American Drama. These three early one-act plays include:

Moon of the Caribbees - Fighting, singing, dancing and drinking unite sailors anchored in a port far from home as they relax with locals smuggling rum on board in fruit baskets.

Bound East for Cardiff - After an accident, a dying sailor reflects on old adventures and life at sea in a fog-shrouded ship headed from New York to Wales .

Venue:
South Street Seaport Museum : 213 Water Street
Open: 09/12/18- Close: 09/22/18 Magdalena
Theaterlab presents the world premiere of MAGDALENA, an intimate multimedia solo performance by the award-winning filmmaker and a Guggenheim Fellow Gabri Christa. This work is a deeply personal account of experiencing Christa’s Dutch mother’s dementia, and an effort to piece together her past, marked by struggles with war, interracial marriage and unconventional motherhood. Born to a modest Dutch family, Magdalena survived the bombing of her hometown of Rotterdam during WWII and eventually married a middle-class Black man from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. When her memories started to fade, Christa took on the task of rebuilding her mother’s life through stories, dance, and images.

Venue:
THEATERLAB : 357 W36th street
Open: 09/01/18- Close: 09/15/18 THE WRONG BOX
A mysterious corpse is knocking about Victorian London, and two unscrupulous cousins are desperately trying to find it - except when they're desperately trying to lose it! If the corpse in the train wreck turns out to be Uncle Joseph, then Cousin Michael wins the family inheritance, unless Cousin Morris can dispose of the body first. Family rivalries give way to complete chaos in this energetic and farcical musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic black comedy of death, greed, and jealousy.

A world premiere musical black comedy with book, music and lyrics by Kit Goldstein Grant, based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne.  Michael Chase Gosselin directs and choreographs a cast of 14, including James Beaman*, Jianzi Colón-Soto, Thomas M.

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 09/09/18- Close: 12/17/18 Works & Process Fall 2018 Season
Works & Process,

the Performing-Arts Series at the

Guggenheim,

Announces Fall 2018 Season

 

Highlights:

  • The only New York preview of Akram Khan's Giselle with the English National Ballet

  • "Lost" Jerome Robbins solo reconstructed by Peter Boal on the Pacific Northwest Ballet, in celebration of Robbins's centennial

  • An inside look at the movie Bel Canto's music with Renée Fleming, David Majzlin, Elena Park, and Anthony Weintraub 

  • New music commission by Sarah Kirkland Snider, Conrad Tao, and Charles Wuorinen

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue