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Open: 02/23/17- Close: 03/26/17 ASK JOSEPH
Theatergoers of New York will be presented with a unique drama in which the distinct echo of Chekhov’s “Seagull” is in a peculiar intertwine with the life and artistic career of the Noble Prize winner Joseph Brodsky. Even though the play is based on selected episodes from Brodsky’s biography, this story is not about any particular person. It is rather about those who had the courage to drastically change their lives by abandoning their familiar environment and who ended up on the verge of dramatic cultural and emotional split. Love, mystery, adultery, scandals and spies are just a few of turns and twists of the plot. “Ask Joseph” is an attempt to get a sneak peek into the mystery of human talent...

STEPS Theatre was founded in 1997.

Bernie Wohl Center @ Goddard Riverside C : 647 Columbus Avenue
Open: 02/16/17- Close: 03/04/17 Denial Is A Wonderful Thing
DENIAL IS A WONDERFUL THING. One woman, three continents, six decades, and a lusty affair: from Mumbai to the Outback, New York to the Haight, and naïve schoolgirl to free spirit, Christina reveals all in this one-woman "talk story". Written by Christina Augello & John Caldon, Directed by Ryan Marchand. Presented by the 2017 FRIGID Festival, produced by EXIT Theatre from San Francisco, California, performed by Christina Augello, written by Christina Augello and John Caldon, direced by Ryan Marchand, sound design by Gregory Scharpen, lighting design by Curtis Overacre.

Under St. Mark's Theatre : 94 St. Mark's Place
Open: 02/25/17- Close: 02/25/17 Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio
Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8pm

Kumble Theatre

Located in: LIU- Brooklyn

Address: LIU- Brooklyn, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone:(718) 488-1624

Master of the Hammond B-3 organ for more than five decades, Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled figure in the soul-jazz movement. Recently honored by the National Endowment for the Arts as a 2017 Jazz Master, the nation’s highest award in jazz, he has been featured on more than 70 albums and has performed with a virtual “Who’s Who” of the greatest jazz, blues, and R&B giants in the industry. Always ahead of the curve, his unpredictable, insatiable musical taste has led him to record everything from covers of the Beatles, the Stylistics, and the Eurythmics, to tribute albums of Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, and Beck.

Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: 02/15/17- Close: 02/28/17 Go! Go! Gilgamesh!
The epic of the Gilgamesh is the first story ever written down by human beings and it is a doozy. Sex, power, violence, love, guilt, and death- it's all there. But now the classic tale is getting a lively, irreverent makeover in this high-spirited musical romp complete with cardboard sets, a self-orchestrated cast and toe-tapping joke folk hits!

Long-time Antifolk star and member of the controversial Pizza Underground, Phoebe Kreutz wrote the whole show on her guitar. She has been called “the kingpin of the Joke Folk genre” by the New Yorker and "genuinely funny" by the New York Times. 

With influences ranging from P.G. Wodehouse and Jonathan Richman to DMX, "Go! Go! Gilgamesh!" provides a clear way in to a sometimes-intimidating text. It’s tuneful.

The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: 02/18/17- Close: 03/04/17 How To Sell Your Gang Rape Baby* *for Parts
In How to Sell Your Gang Rape Baby* *for Parts, we find our heroines, Libby & Ali, toiling away in the HR office of a large company. Hating their jobs, but afraid to leave (because paycheck), the ladies are thrilled when a sure-fire money making opportunity lands in their laps. The Trump-loving, life-affirming intern Bev Anne got knocked up the hard way, and though she’s pro-life (natch) she doesn’t want the baby. Enter Libby & Ali, who help her realize that this one, small life can save the lives of many. In How to Sell Your Gang Rape Baby* *for Parts, Libby & Ali risk it all, for the greater good.

puss&puss is pleased to announce the upcoming production of Libby Emmons’ How to Sell Your Gang Rape Baby* *for Parts, directed by Michele Travis.

Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
Open: 02/16/17- Close: 03/03/17 ILLUSION OF CHOICE AT 2017'S FRIGID FESTIVAL

The 2017 FRIGID Festival presents

A Kardenni Entertainment production:

Illusion of Choice

A Magical Experience with Kardenni

Written by: Dennis Friebe and Antwan Towner

Directed by: David Meneses

Thu 2/16 @ 5:30pm, Thu 2/23 @ 8:50pm, Sat 2/25 @ 1:40pm, Sun 2/26 @ 12:10pm Tue 2/28 @ 7:10pm & Fri 3/3 @ 5:10pm

Tickets: $15 (on sale 1/5)

The Kraine Theater 85 East 4th Street New York, NY 10003

Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
Open: 02/24/17- Close: 03/04/17 Nicky's Solo Improvised Musical
Toronto comedian Nicky Nasrallah (Panacea, Songbuster) brings his hit solo show of complex characters and melodies to the 2017 Frigid Festival. Watch one man created a brand new musical every night with only the help of a musical director and your suggestions. Featuring James Rushin, Austin Nuckols & Caleb Collins on keys. Directed by Second City's Carly Heffernan.

Under St Marks : 94 St Marks Place
Open: 02/25/17- Close: 02/25/17 Safe
It's been five years since the alpines began playing baseball with the Negro League but games away from winning the World Series, the team is faced with a difficult decision that may detour their road to success!

Pearl Studios : 500 W. 8th Avenue 12th Fl.
Open: 02/15/17- Close: 03/02/17 THE 2017 FRIGID FRINGE PRESENTS
Amanda and Matthew love New York City! But NYC loves no one! Subway people cough into your ear, snowdrifts are trash, and for every rat you see there are 20 hiding in the shadows. Across the country, sunny Los Angeles beckons. Can our comedy heroes resist the siren song? Will they give up the Big Apple, and escape to LA? Click for Tickets  Rotten Apple Comedy 





About the Company: FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater every season.

Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
Open: 02/15/17- Close: 03/05/17 VISIONARY VOICES: 2 WOMEN WRITERS, 3 BIG STORIES
Three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America’s early twentieth century.


Trifles by Susan Glaspell, directed by Aimee Todoroff
A "ripped from the headlines" murder-mystery is the inspiration for Glaspell's iconic play about a seemingly diabolical crime without a motive. While the investigators look to the usual clues, only their wives, Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters, are able to clearly see course of events that lead to a woman's desperate act.  Director Aimee Todoroff states, “The discussion around the inclusion of women's perspectives in our public discourse, especially in politics and media, has been a hot topic in 2016.

Gloria Maddox Theatre : 151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
Open: 02/26/17- Close: 02/26/17 Visual Theater Presentations
Visual Theatre Presentations!

Sunday, February 26, 2016

3:00 PM @ Dixon Place

161A Chrystie Street

(Rivington and Delancey)

Created With the Theme “A Surprise”

By The Sirovich Visual Theatre and Playwriting Group

(13 Individualized 6-7 minute plays)

Reception and Refreshments to follow



About the Company: Concrete Temple Theatre


Dixon Place : 161A Chrystie Street
Open: 02/17/17- Close: 03/04/17 WOOLGATHERERS
Woolgatherers is inspired by Patti Smith’s artistry and performed as a multi-media re-imagined concert. Traveling through various realms of time, the woolgatherers seek to understand the root of their existence and resolve the oppression of their cyclical reality. This fantasy performance piece unveils complex layers of identity, gender, displacement and loss, and belongs to a trilogy devised by Asylos.

Performed by Teresa Braun, G.J. Dowding, Virginia Rupert and Yael Shavitt

‚ÄčThe 2017 FRIGID Festival and Asylos present

The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th Street
Open: 02/27/17- Close: 02/27/17 Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces Playwrights Horizons: The Profane by Zayd Dohrn
Works & Process at the Guggenheim


Playwrights Horizons: The Profane by Zayd Dohrn

Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30pm


On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with playwright Zayd Dohrn and director Kip Fagan on the creation of The Profane. Members of the cast will perform excerpts from Dohrn’s sharp and timely tale.


Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue