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Open: 10/17/18- Close: 10/27/18 AMONG THE FURIES
During a sweltering night at a Southern McMansion house party, two couples from vastly different upbringings meet to discuss a prospective job opportunity. Curt formalities evolve into unexpected revelations, and as they begin realizing they may have more dangerously in common than they originally thought, each couple attempts to keep their secrets in the past.  A new play about secrets and social class written and directed by David Scala.  A cast of four includes Trevor St. John-Gilbert, Claire Ganshert, Shawn Thomas Diefenbach and Yani Mari.

Among the Furies is a full-length, one-act play which had its world premiere at the NY Summerfest Theater Festival in August 2017, where it won Best

Venue:
FringeHUB : 685 Washington
Open: 10/18/18- Close: 10/24/18 DANIEL’S HUSBAND
DANIEL’S HUSBAND is Mr. McKeever’s contemporary American play about two men – the personification of the perfect couple – who happen to have conflicting views of relationships.  A turn of events forces them to face the consequences of their differences, and they learn that they are living in a world where fundamental rights aren’t always so fundamental

Venue:
Westside Theatre : 407 West 43rd
Open: 10/20/18- Close: 10/27/18 ESCAPE
In the aftermath of a violent incident onboard a commercial jet, an Airline CEO and Flight Attendant fight to control the narrative of a news cycle in free fall. When the incident crosses over from news ticker headline to twitter #trending, the two women discover how fraught with turbulence the internet can be. ESCAPE paints a timely picture of the temptation to pursue power, by any means necessary, and the human need to solidify our own relevance in a world that is changing quicker than we are. 

The cast includes Rhonda Ayers (i origins – Sundance 2014, Law and Order SVU), Deya Danielle Drake (The Good Fight, Royal Pains), Marlowe Holden (The Feast/The Flea), Jim Thalman (16 minutes/Independent Film), and Chris Wight (Member of Ensemble Studio Theatre).

Venue:
Fringe HUB : 685 Washington St
Open: 10/25/18- Close: 10/28/18 ESPERPENTO- TWO BLACK LIGHTS AND ONE RED
Esperpento is a virtual space, inspired on the aesthetic vision of Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Specifically the War Paintings and his famous, Caprichos.

The project is a universe where tragedy, sarcasm, and comedy are portrayed as a deformed and apocalyptic mirror of reality; In this world, circumstance is the source of tragedy, and the grimace produced by this tragedy is what rules its form.

Esperpento is an exploration about the rejection of the different and the dehumanization of the stranger. Why the foreigner (who looks different) is often shunned, despised and criminalized?
This virtual universe will work primarily as an immersive interactive installation and performance its first iteration will take place on the all Fall of 2018 at 3 Legged Dog Art and Technology Center in NYC.

Venue:
3LD Art and Technology Center : 80 Greenwich Street @ Rector (Studi
Open: 10/18/18- Close: 11/18/18 GROUP.BR PRESENTS INSIDE THE WILD HEART
Group.BR presents

INSIDE THE WILD HEART

An Immersive Theatrical Experience 

based on the works of Clarice Lispector

October 18 - November 18, 2018

Benefit Performance: October 27, 2018

 

Venue:
Aich Studios : 218 East 25th St.
Open: 10/22/18- Close: 11/01/18 HAMLET MACABRE CABARET
HAMLET MACABRE CABARET,conceived and directed by Sheila Morgan, will make its world premiere in a limited engagement run Monday, October 22nd through Thursday, November 1st at Stonewall Inn at 53 Christopher Street, NYC. HAMLET MACABRE CABARET reshapes the classic text of Shakespeare's masterpiece into a contemporary drama about a young hipster’s struggle with mental illness, substance abuse and the premature death of his beloved father. Set upstairs at the iconic Stonewall Inn, the royal crime family gathers to enjoy the return of famous cabaret performer Rosencrantz, Hamlet’s first love - and watches with horror as the Prince unravels into madness, provoked by his drug-induced hallucinations.  Performing the haunting ‘pop’ hits of Renaissance composer John Dowland and edited to a lean 90 minutes, this unique production is certainly

Venue:
Stonewall Inn : 53 Christopher Street
Open: 10/16/18- Close: 10/27/18 HEY '90S KIDS, YOU'RE OLD
Calling all '90s kids! 

What if our favorite '90s characters had to grow up, like we did? This award-winning nostalgic sketch comedy play celebrates the last true decade by blending '90s pop culture with the present. What if the Midnight Society still told stories? What if you started using your CD Player again? Where is Waldo, anyway? Hey ’90s Kids You’re Old will bring you back to yesteryear, but will also examine what it means to be a ’90s kid in a post ’90s world. Winner of Toronto Fringe 2014 Patrons' Pick and NYC Frigid 2015 Audience Choice!

"A perfect complement of high energy, topical humor, and memorable TV theme-song homage" - NY Theatre Guide

Hey '90s Kids, You're Old is part of FringeNYC and has five showtimes available: 

OCT 16 at 7:15PM
Venue:
FringeHUB : 685 Washington
Open: 10/20/18- Close: 10/27/18 I WANT A COUNTRY
I Want A Country, is a theater performance where the characters have lost their country - in a geographical and/or ideological way. Believing there is no escape from their current state, they map their time ahead declaring a New Country. Their inability of reaching a consensus on a variety of issues begs the questions: Have we reached a political turning point? Can democracy be enough?

Part of The New York International Fringe Festival

The diverse cast features Jessy Donn, Joy Donze, Sarah Folkins, Alexandra Gellner, Lamin Leroy Gibba, Kevin Gonzalez, Olivia Konteatis, and Simon Winheld.

Venue:
FringeHUB : 685 Washington
Open: 10/22/18- Close: 11/17/18 INNER VOICES 2018
PREMIERES, the New York based music theater organization whose mission is “to bring new music theater to light,” presents this season’s INNER VOICES, the biennial series of solo works featuring new teams of playwrights and composers. 

Scaffolding, with words and music by Tony© Award nominee Jeff Blumenkrantz. Broadway veteran and Tony© Award nominee Rebecca Luker (Cinderella) stars in this musical that finds a single mom’s relationship with her brilliant only child tested when he interviews for the college of his choice. Directed by Tony© Award winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), with music direction by Benji Goldsmith

Venue:
TBG Theatre : 312 West 36th Street
Open: 10/23/18- Close: 10/24/18 LEVIAH
Theaterlab presents the US premiere of Leviah, Reut Shemesh's visual memoir about vulnerability, power, and powerlessness.

“My very tight uniform has become a symbol; a symbol of lost dreams and sexual confusion.”

Choreographer Reut Shemesh shares a collection of memories from her service in the Israeli military and brings into awareness a phenomenon that has not often been spoken about: the emotional difficulties and despair that female soldiers experience in junior positions. Many of them suffer from a loss of control, eating disorders, and endure sexual harassment. The work tests the borders between vulnerability and control, the transition from human to mechanic and the collision between present and past. LEVIAH brings into light the effect of political processes on the individual’s psyche.

Venue:
Theaterlab : 137 W 14th St
Open: 10/17/18- Close: 11/10/18 Love, Linda
Tony Award-winning director Richard Maltby, Jr. will be directing a limited engagement run of LOVE, LINDA, the stunning, one-woman tour de force musical and theatrical adventure starring acclaimed vocalist and musical theater actress Stevie Holland, October 17th through November 10th, at the Triad Theater, 158 West 72nd Street. The production has a book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman, and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. LOVE, LINDA tells the story of Linda Lee Thomas, the Southern beauty who was the driving force behind legendary songwriter Cole Porter at the dawn of the roaring twenties. Though Porter was gay, their companionship and love lasted through 35 years of marriage and together they lived a spectacular, glamour-filled life.

Venue:
Stage72 / Triad Theater : 158 WEST 72ND STREET
Open: 10/25/18- Close: 12/15/18 Six Impossible Things
New York: World Renowned Magician, Joshua Jay’s hit show, Six Impossible Things, the first-ever experiential close-up magic show, will return to NYC this Fall after successfully selling out its summer run. Directed by Luke Jermay, Six Impossible Things will reappear at New York City’s most exciting storytelling space, Wildrence (behind the Blue Door @ 59 Canal Street) beginning October 25 and run through December 15, 2018. Tickets are $106—$156 and can be purchased at SixImpossibleThingsShow.com.

Venue:
Wildrence : 59 canal street
Open: 10/13/18- Close: 10/28/18 THE CHURCH OF ST. LUKE IN THE FIELDS
A new play about three strangers in the park who can’t find their way home written by Jim Shankman (2015 FringeNYC “Best Playwright”). 

The Church Of St. Luke In The Fields is a play about a pair of NYC high school kids who desperately need to fall in love and a solitary old man who is looking to bury his past. They meet not entirely by chance one evening on the grounds of The Church Of St. Luke In The Fields in Greenwich Village. As they fight through their loneliness and the fear of intimacy, they help each other in unexpected ways, uncovering unsuspected connections and a past they didn’t know they shared.

Venue:
FringeHUB : 685 Washington
Open: 10/14/18- Close: 10/27/18 THE OPEN GATE
THE OPEN GATE will open on Sunday October 14th, for a limited engagement, through October 27th at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street). The musical, which deals with the fates of a wealthy Jewish businessman and his four daughters, begins previews on Thursday, October 11th. A musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer’s novel The Manor, THE OPEN GATE is a struggle between modern thought and values and the old life of intense piety. The musical is written and directed by David Willinger, with music composed by Arthur Abrams and choreography by Michael Vazquez.

 

The performance schedule for THE OPEN GATE is as follows: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm, with matinees on Sundays at 3pm through

Venue:
Theatre for the New City : 155 1st Ave, New York
Open: 10/14/18- Close: 10/23/18 THE WAR PARTY
It’s 3 am on election night. Campaign headquarters is outfitted for a huge celebIt’s 3 am on election night. Campaign headquarters is outfitted for a huge celebration, but the room is dead quiet. Laura Smith, the Republican incumbent and supposed favorite, lost her Senate race in a landslide. Suddenly without friends, and drunk as a skunk, Laura is thinking of cashing it all in…that is, until one of her loyal and spunky interns, Jesse, rescues her from the brink of disaster and wrestles her, quite literally, back to political life. With the uninvited ghost of FDR, THE WAR PARTY is a modern political parable about our broken two-party system. 

Written by Vincent Delaney

Directed by Don Stephenso

Part of the New York International Fringe Festival

Venue:
FringeHUB : 685 Washington
Open: 10/14/18- Close: 10/27/18 That's Not How It Happened
Colleen Hindsley grew up in an Irish pub with her 5 siblings and larger-than-life parents. Now she tells stories featuring family legends, unreliable memories, sketchy boyfriends, spiritual healers, several show tunes, and just maybe even a little bit of truth. Presented by FringeNYC.

Multiple performances 10/14 -27, 2018:

10/14 (Sun) 6:00 pm
10/19 (Fri) 4:15 pm
10/21 (Sun) 8:30 pm
10/26 (Fri) 2:15 pm
10/27 (Sat) 6:30 pm

Colleen Hindsley is a writer and storyteller in NYC. She has been featured on podcasts including: Risk! Elizabeth Gilbert's Magic Lessons, and Tales in the City. She performs in live productions all over NYC and is making her Fringe NYC debut this year.

Venue:
Fringe HUB : 685 Washington St
Open: 10/13/18- Close: 10/23/18 The New York Butoh Institute and Vangeline Theater present the New York Butoh Institute Festival 201
The New York Butoh Institute and Vangeline Theater

present

the New York Butoh Institute Festival 2018

October 13 - 23, 2018

 

The New York Butoh Institute and Vangeline Theater present the New York Butoh Institute Festival 2018, a celebration of diversity in butoh featuring 16 artists from Japan, Brazil, Chile, UK, Israel, Italy, Germany, France, Costa Rica, Spain, and the United States. Curated by Butoh artist Vangeline, the Festival will consist of an exciting program of butoh workshops and masterclasses, as well as four nights of groundbreaking performances by fierce female butoh dancers from October 18-21,

Venue:
Theater for the New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 10/20/18- Close: 05/31/19 The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces the 2018-2019 Season Family Series
The Theater at the 14th

Street Y

Announces the 2018-2019 Season

Family Series

 

NEW YORK - The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues tohonor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture-making in the East Village for people of all ages with the 2018-2019 Family Series.

 

The series kicks-off on October 20, 2018 with The Not-So-Spooky Ghost and runs through May 2019.

 

Venue:
The Theater at the 14th Street Y : 344 East 14th Street (between 1st a
Open: 10/25/18- Close: 10/27/18 YouthandDeath
YouthandDeath, Chris Bell’s first evening-long work, is inspired by several experiences of deaths within his family circle and the subsequent reckoning with his own mortality.  Constructed as a highly choreographed, modern-day morality play – with elements of spoken word, song, and LGBT themes thrown into the mix – the piece follows five allegorical characters as they navigate stream-of-consciousness structure inspired by Seven Stages of Grief, Bell’s own memories, and the observation of humans dealing with life’s two most important cycles: youth and death.

In his approach to choreography, Bell conflates his formal dance training with his extensive experience of having worked as a professional club stripper.

Venue:
Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street