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Open: 01/06/18- Close: 02/25/18 A KIND SHOT
Back by popular demand, A KIND SHOT, the critically acclaimed one-woman show by former basketball star and model Terri Mateer hits the boards at the TBG Studio Theatre (312 West 36th Street), starting January 6,  through February 25, 2018.

In A KIND SHOT, 6’1” blonde spitfire Terri Mateer tells her life story of becoming a pro basketball player in France. Raised by a single, hippie mom, an African American surrogate father steps in and teaches Terri how to play the game. Clearing six feet in sixth grade, she’s a natural, but dreams of becoming an architect.

Venue:
TBG Studio Theatre : 312 West 36th Street
Open: 12/16/17- Close: 12/17/17 A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS
Just in time for the holidays, A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS, a new musical revue, will be performed for one weekend only this coming holiday season Off-Broadway at The Actor’s Temple Theatre (339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues) on Saturday, December 16th at 8:00 PM and Sunday, December 17th at 7:00 PM.

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS transports the audience back to the Disco Era, to a taping of a special holiday-themed episode of the fictional music-dance television program “Groovy Wonderland” (inspired by the hit show “Soul Train”). The whole family should come ready to listen to - and sing along with -  favorite songs from beloved groups such as The Temptations, The Supremes and The Jackson 5- after all, the holidays are the perfect time to get down!  Written by

Venue:
Actor's Temple Theater : 339 West 47th Street
Open: 01/04/18- Close: 01/28/18 AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER
The world premiere engagement of AMERICA’S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, a new musical with book and lyrics by Tom Attea, music by Arthur Abrams, and directed by Mark Marcante will play a 4-week exclusive engagement, Thursday, January 4, 2018 through Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Theater For the New City (155 1st Avenue, between East 9th and East 10th Streets, NYC).

With a cast of twelve, AMERICA’S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER is a new American musical about a young, highly rated TV journalist, struggling to maintain his famously calm yet fearlessly insightful demeanor while dealing with the challenges of today’s news cycle.

Performances will be on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00PM and Sundays at 3:00PM.

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 01/04/18- Close: 01/21/18 BROUHAHA
BrouHaHa is an existential escapade inspired by images of refugees fleeing on foot, Edwardian workers, cinematic treasures like Fellini’s La Strada and Bergman’s The Seventh Seal, and the dark comedy of Samuel Beckett. In this devised, clown-esque piece, Happenstance Theater's troupe of eccentrics walks the precipice at the end of the world. Their play lights up the darkness like a firecracker. This timely show appeals to audiences of any age.

The ensemble cast will feature Gwen GrastorfKaren Hansen (Winner, 2017 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Musical Direction), Mark Jaster (Winner, 2016 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play), Sabrina MandellSarah Olmsted

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 12/30/17- Close: 01/07/18 Blessed Unrest presents The Snow Queen
Following the 2016 hit production of A Christmas Carol, the award-winning company Blessed Unrest returns to the New Ohio this holiday season with a contemporary riff on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, tailored for the entire 21st century family (ideal for children 7 and up). This story of a fearless young woman on a quest to save her friend from a frozen world devoid of feelings features the troupe’s signature physicality, magical transformations, extravagant costumes, and modern humor. Written by Matt Opatrny, directed by Jessica Burr, and developed by Blessed Unrest in a year-long New Victory LabWorks residency, The Snow Queen presents the title character as a metaphor for the cool allure of modern technology.

Venue:
New Ohio Theatre : 154 Christopher Street
Open: 01/04/18- Close: 01/13/18 HENRY VI
The smallest worm will turn being trodden on, And doves will peck in safeguard of their brood.

Following up our successful run of Robin Hood, What Dreams May Co in partnership with Queens Shakespeare are pleased to present Henry VI by William Shakespeare (All 3 parts combined into a 2 part repertory production). Join us as we continue our season of badass women, boys who play at kings, and politicians who would be kings…Oh and did we mention swords. Lots and lots of swords.    

Director Stephan Bloo Rodriguez (part I), and Christina Sheehan’s (Parts II and III) modern dystopia inspired design transports audiences to a land at war with itself. An England torn apart by personal squabbles and petty jealousy.

Venue:
Medicine Show Theatre : 549 West 52nd Srteet, 3rd floor
Open: 01/04/18- Close: 02/04/18 THE CALLING
Warm up your winter with a heart-pounding, mind-bending psychological thriller, peppered with comic relief and served up by award-winning playwright, Joel Stone. In an empty church following Mrs. Callahan's funeral, a man of faith and a burned-out ICU nurse wage a battle of wits and deep convictions about life and death, conscience and faith, that culminates in a shocking resolution. Commissioned by NJPAC's Stage Exchange in Association with NJTA and NJ Rep.

A world premiere by Joel Stone, directed by Evan Bergman

January 4-February 4, 2018.

Thursdays, Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm; Sundays at 2pm. January 4 - February 4, 2018

Tickets: $46. Offers and promotions Thursdays and Friday nights, pending availability. All tickets subject to transaction fee.

Venue:
New Jersey Repertory Company : 179 Broadway
Open: 12/16/17- Close: 01/28/18 The Amazing Max
The Amazing Max is an "awesome and hilarious live magic show for the whole family" (PBS Kids). What's truly amazing, as magician Max Darwin works miracles during the show, is not only what happens on stage but also what happens in the audience. The enchanted look that spreads across the faces of his young (and not-so-young) fans is hands down astounding. Max conjures a custom experience that young ones will carry with them long after the show ends.

Venue:
Theater at Blessed Sacrament : 152 West 71st Street
Open: 01/08/18- Close: 07/29/18 Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season
Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the

Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season

 

Highlights:

- Commissions by Ryan McNamara, Jodi Melnick, and Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung

- Music of Golden Globe Award-winning series Mozart in the Jungle

- Behind the scenes access to Carousel, Jerry Springer-The Opera,and Reasons to Be Pretty Happy

- American Ballet Theatre, Jacob's Pillow, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Washington Ballet previews

- Breaking Bread with Balanchine on Russian Easter with Meryl Rosofsky and New York City Ballet dancers

 

"An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process"

-The New York Times

 

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue