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Open: 08/24/19- Close: 08/25/19 A/K/A Benj (Franklin's Women)
Franklin was a man of letters. In more ways than one. But in some sense you can say he was a woman of letters too.  As a voracious writer, he created several heteronyms (imaginary female characters with their own history and experiences) as well as stories about women (e.g. Silence Dogood, Polly Baker, Sidi Mehmet Ibrahim, a Witch Trial at Mount Holly, and Madame Brillon). To disguise himself, he imagines just about everything in his life is different. His empathy was deep. It allowed him, eventually, to see other people in a profound way.

To disguise himself, he imagines just about everything in his life is different. His empathy was deep. It allowed him, eventually, to see other people in a profound way.

Original music is composed by Franklin’s Women - Ana Paola Santillán Alcocer, Whitney George, Stephanie Greig, Jinhee Han, and Ann Warren.

Venue:
Old Stone House of Brooklyn : 336 Third Street, bet. 4th & 5t
Open: 09/13/19- Close: 09/13/19 CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College in collaboration with Mari Meade Dance Collective present
CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College

in collaboration with Mari Meade Dance Collective

present

the World Premiere of

immigration stories

at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College,

524 W. 59th Street, NYC

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm

 

Venue:
Gerald W Lynch Theatre at JJ : 899 10th Ave
Open: 09/05/19- Close: 09/22/19 DINING WITH PLOETZ
Three new comedies featuring a Feral child, a burnt-out musician, and a mysterious woman.

GOLDFISH

Sabrina, a feral child, just turned 6 and her parents are throwing her a party in their shabby loft in the desolate rug district. After the cake is eaten, the parents and their only friend Beth, wait for an aristocratic couple to arrive. The couple arrives minutes before midnight with a strange “poet” they just met on the street. Now, as a goldfish presides, the evening begins.

MEMORY LIKE A PALE GREEN CLOCK

A husband surprises his wife with a romantic dinner at an extravagant restaurant. Across from them is a woman sitting alone that he remembers but can’t place. As his distraction persists his wife becomes increasingly irritated. While the evening unravels an ancient waiter serves as an enigmatic master of ceremonies.

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 09/14/19- Close: 09/15/19 Dances Patrelle Announces Student Auditions for The Yorkville Nutcracker
Dances Patrelle

Announces Student Auditions for

The Yorkville Nutcracker

 

Dances Patrelle announces young dancer auditions for The Yorkville Nutcracker on Saturday, September 14, 2019 and Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Ballet Academy East, 1651 Third Avenue, NYC. Courtesy of New York City Ballet, Abi Stafford will return as the Sugar Plum Fairy and partnering her will be Ask La Cour.

 

Saturday, September 14, 2019 beginning at 2pm for ages 13 and up.* (Registration starts at 1pm)

Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 12:30-1:30pm for 6-9 year olds. (Registration starts at 11:30am)

Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 2pm-3:30pm for 10-12 year olds. (Registration starts at 1:15pm)

 

Venue:
Ballet Academy East : 1651 Third Ave
Open: 08/19/19- Close: 08/25/19 EMERGENCY - A MODERN-DAY MEDICAL MUSICAL
A modern-day medical musical by father/son team Jeff and Jacob Foy, featuring a talented cast of Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theater performers, and winner of the Ken Davenport Inner Circle Grant.

A new intern whose life’s dream is to become an ER doctor and save lives, Justin Marks, M.D. has one night to save his career. Despite excelling in the classroom, his deficient bedside manner failed to land him a spot in a residency program. Now, forced to compete with his nemesis Kyle for the one Emergency Medicine spot left in the country, both candidates battle in an overnight shift under the watchful eye of program director Dr. Sharp. Amid forgotten patients, confiscating foreign bodies, and unearthly phone calls from Jesus, Emergency is filled with energy and compassion, lovable characters, and powerful and catchy melodies.

Venue:
Hudson Guild Theatre : 441 W, 26th Street
Open: 09/08/19- Close: 09/15/19 THE CHAOS THEORY OF NOW
In this intelligent and entertaining solo performance, lesbian comedian and science maven Jennifer Joy Pawlitschek uses science’s chaos theory to illuminate our uncertain times. Inspired in part by her own far-right Republican farm family, Jennifer portrays a diversity of wild characters, including a Trump-voting farm wife, a lesbian liberal rural politician, an Evangelical homeschooling mom, and a teen punk Antifa activist. She reveals how America got to this point - and what’s next in our unsettled country. At the edge of chaos lies either total ruin or creative new beginnings. Which side will we end up on? Who will we become?

Jennifer Joy has performed her science-inspired repertoire at off-Broadway theaters, NASA conferences, and universities across the US.

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 09/06/19- Close: 06/01/20 The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2019-2020 Season
The Theater at the 14th Street Y 

Announces 2019-2020 Season

 

The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture-making in the East Village with the 2019-20 Season from September 6, 2019 through June 2020. All productions are chosen through a submission process and the curated season is co-presented by the Theater at the 14th Street Y. From a wide range of artists the season is a deliberate program of artistic discourse around the theme of Life and Death.

 

Highlights of the season include:

Venue:
14th Street Theater : 344 East 14th Street
Open: 09/05/19- Close: 09/07/19 Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Treasure by Machine Dazzle
 

Works & Process at the Guggenheim

presents

Treasure

by Machine Dazzle

September 5-7, 2019 at 7:30pm

 

"Costume designers generally work within a realistic tradition. But the only script that the theatrical genius Machine Dazzle follows is an emotional one." 

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue
Open: 09/05/19- Close: 12/15/19 Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season
Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the

Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season

 

Highlights

New commissions by Machine Dazzle and Caroline ShawRotunda performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem, Roomful of Teeth, and Caleb Teicher and Ben FoldsTheatrical first looks at Joe Iconis, Theresa Rebeck, and Erica Schmidt featuring Peter DinklageDance previews featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet West, National Ballet of Canada, and Washington BalletBehind-the-scenes glimpses of the Metropolitan Opera's Akhnaten and Porgy and

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue

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