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Open: 10/03/19- Close: 10/13/19 APPLE, TABLE, PENNY
Max Gelman, a frustrated Borscht Belt comedian, often neglected his roles as husband and father to follow his dream. But now something's wrong. He's been acting strangely and his wife and children are concerned. So is he.

Complete with jokes, the occasional song, and a cast of characters that includes Carmen Miranda and Jackie Gleason, APPLE, TABLE, PENNY showcases generational struggles, the special love between a grandfather and his granddaughter, and coming to terms with the inevitable that awaits us all.

Part of Emerging Artists Theatre’s New Work Series

The cast features Abraham McNeil Adams, Jerry Ferris, Peter Levine, Leslie Lynn Meeker, Vivian Meisner, Laura Sametz and Paula Shtein.

The creative team includes lighting design by Brian Aldous, costume design by Joey Kovach and stage management by Emily Stine.

Venue:
TADA! Theater : 15 W 28th St, 2nd Fl
Open: / / - Close: Open Run DOMINICANSOUL PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: SHE HATES COFFEE
After being jilted at the altar, Jaden is left to figure out love, life and romance again with support from his college buddies Tony and Maurice only to discover that the more you try to control life’s circumstances, the more likely you are to repeat the same mistakes. She Hates Coffee, a 21st century romantic comedy that explores our deepest feelings – the complexity of friendship, relationships and the consequences of decisions – and that’s just the guys talking.

www.shehatescoffee.com

Instagram, Facebook and Twitter – @shehatescoffee

Tickets: $62.50 VIP*; $47.50

*Includes: Preferred Seating, VIP Private Pre-Reception (1-hr before curtain and during Intermission – includes complementary beverages)
About the Company: Kumble Theater
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus is a dynamic, state-of-the art

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: / / - Close: Open Run KENNEDY: BOBBY'S LAST CRUSADE
To Seek a Newer World Productions and Lisa Dozier King in association with New Circle Theatre Company to present the World Premiere of Kennedy: Bobby’s Last Crusade written by and starring David Arrow and directed by Eric Nightengale. It will begin performances on November 1; opening Thursday, November 8 and running through December 9, 2018, at the Theatre at the St. Clement's (423 West 46th St). Tickets are $65-$85 ($55 previews) and can be purchased by visiting KennedyBobbysLastCrusade.com or by calling More Information »
Venue:
Theater at St. Clement's : 423 West 46th
Open: 04/15/19- Close: Open Run The Actor's Project NYC Presents:
Life Boat - The Tina Xenos Show (comedy) Seconds - A Short Play by Stephen Lemay (drama) October 8th, 2007 TBG Arts Center TBG Mainstage Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor @7:30 PM Life Boat- The Tina Xenos Show Life Boat is a comedic, short, one-woman show "directed by a homosexual director/writer" where Tina Xenos searches for true love and takes the audience on a journey to visit some of the crazy, opinionated characters in her life such as: Aunt Sophia- a lovely,older Greek woman- who loves to tell children the Greek myths of divine punishment;Chuck a redneck- who thinks the Trojan War was a fight over condoms; and Aunt Stella a not-so lovely Greek older woman- who loves to give advice and bitch about life. (Approximate running time: 25minutes) Seconds: A Short Play by Stephen Lemay Seconds is a fast-paced dramatic play about relationships and the damage

Venue:
Acting, Salsa Dance, Flamenco Dance, Wa : Felt: Suite 311, at Clemente Soto V
Open: 07/27/19- Close: Open Run The Actor's Project NYC Presents:
Life Boat - The Tina Xenos Show (comedy) Seconds - A Short Play by Stephen Lemay (drama) October 8th, 2007 TBG Arts Center TBG Mainstage Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor @7:30 PM Life Boat- The Tina Xenos Show Life Boat is a comedic, short, one-woman show "directed by a homosexual director/writer" where Tina Xenos searches for true love and takes the audience on a journey to visit some of the crazy, opinionated characters in her life such as: Aunt Sophia- a lovely,older Greek woman- who loves to tell children the Greek myths of divine punishment;Chuck a redneck- who thinks the Trojan War was a fight over condoms; and Aunt Stella a not-so lovely Greek older woman- who loves to give advice and bitch about life. (Approximate running time: 25minutes) Seconds: A Short Play by Stephen Lemay Seconds is a fast-paced dramatic play about relationships and the damage

Venue:
Acting, Salsa Dance, Flamenco Dance, Wa : Felt: Suite 311, at Clemente Soto V
Open: 03/09/19- Close: Open Run The Actor's Project NYC Presents:
Life Boat - The Tina Xenos Show (comedy) Seconds - A Short Play by Stephen Lemay (drama) October 8th, 2007 TBG Arts Center TBG Mainstage Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor @7:30 PM Life Boat- The Tina Xenos Show Life Boat is a comedic, short, one-woman show "directed by a homosexual director/writer" where Tina Xenos searches for true love and takes the audience on a journey to visit some of the crazy, opinionated characters in her life such as: Aunt Sophia- a lovely,older Greek woman- who loves to tell children the Greek myths of divine punishment;Chuck a redneck- who thinks the Trojan War was a fight over condoms; and Aunt Stella a not-so lovely Greek older woman- who loves to give advice and bitch about life. (Approximate running time: 25minutes) Seconds: A Short Play by Stephen Lemay Seconds is a fast-paced dramatic play about relationships and the damage

Venue:
Acting, Salsa Dance, Flamenco Dance, Wa : Felt: Suite 311, at Clemente Soto V
Open: 03/16/19- Close: Open Run The Actor's Project NYC Presents:
Life Boat - The Tina Xenos Show (comedy) Seconds - A Short Play by Stephen Lemay (drama) October 8th, 2007 TBG Arts Center TBG Mainstage Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor @7:30 PM Life Boat- The Tina Xenos Show Life Boat is a comedic, short, one-woman show "directed by a homosexual director/writer" where Tina Xenos searches for true love and takes the audience on a journey to visit some of the crazy, opinionated characters in her life such as: Aunt Sophia- a lovely,older Greek woman- who loves to tell children the Greek myths of divine punishment;Chuck a redneck- who thinks the Trojan War was a fight over condoms; and Aunt Stella a not-so lovely Greek older woman- who loves to give advice and bitch about life. (Approximate running time: 25minutes) Seconds: A Short Play by Stephen Lemay Seconds is a fast-paced dramatic play about relationships and the damage

Venue:
Acting, Salsa Dance, Flamenco Dance, Wa : Felt: Suite 311, at Clemente Soto V
Open: / / - Close: Open Run MAGNUM OPUS: A RETROSPECTIVE
In 2018, The People Movers’ choreographer and artistic director Kate Ladenheim and performer–designer Cecilia Lynn-Jacobs devised a collaborative project titled OH, CELINE and its heroine, Celine (née De La Croix). This fictional Brooklyn-based avant-garde dancer was conceived as a hilarious yet sincere caricature of a downtown artist. Through a sequence of events – sometimes harrowing, sometimes funny – the clueless New Age-y diva evolved into a provocative, Borat-like figure through whom her creators set to unmask the power structures in the contemporary art scene and our society at large. Over the last few months, Celine’s experiences unveiled through a long series of disarmingly pretentious social media posts, a mystifying art film, and surprising live appearances

Venue:
Brooklyn Studios for Dance : 210 Lafayette Avenue
Open: 09/25/19- Close: 09/25/19 Making Documentaries That Matter
Great documentaries expand our understanding of the world around us and raise awareness of the most pressing issues of our time. With compelling storytelling, and successful marketing and distribution, documentaries can initiate major societal change. Award-winning filmmakers share what drives them and how they make documentaries that matter.
Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Name of Bird Theatre Company presents the NYC Debut of Macbeth: Two Truths
Name of Bird Theatre Company

presents the NYC Debut of

Macbeth: Two Truths

at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC

October 27 - November 6, 2018

 

Name of Bird Theatre Company presents the New York City Debut of Macbeth: Two Truths at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6pm. Tickets are $18 in advance and $22 at the door and are available at 

Venue:
Town Stages : 221 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Open: 09/25/19- Close: 09/29/19 ODC Ensemble with The Directors Company present the New York premiere of OEDIPUS: Sex with Mum was B
"One of the best representatives of Greek avant-garde,

Elli Papakonstantinou never ceases to surprise us."


ATHINORAMA, Maria Kryou

 

Venue:
Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM Fisher : 321 Ashland Place
Open: 10/03/19- Close: 10/20/19 OF THE WOMAN CAME THE BEGINNING OF SIN AND THROUGH HER WE ALL DIE
Normal Ave and Leigh Honigman will present the World Premiere of Of the Woman Came the Beginning of Sin and Through Her We All Die, written by Lily Houghton and directed by Kylie M. Brown at the Medicine Show Theatre (549 W 52nd St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10019), October 3-20. Performances will be on Thursday, October 3 at 8pm, Friday, October 4 at 8pm, Saturday, October 5 at 8pm, Sunday, October 6 at 3pm, Thursday, October 10 at 8pm, Friday, October 11 at 8pm, Saturday, October 12 at 8pm, Sunday, October 13 at 3pm, Thursday, October 17 at 8pm, Friday, October 18 at 8pm, Saturday, October 19 at 8pm, and Sunday, October 20 at 3pm. Tickets ($20-$30) are available for advance purchase at www.normalave.org/ofthewoman. The performance will run approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.
Venue:
Medicine Show Theatre : 549 West 52nd Srteet, 3rd floor
Open: 09/04/19- Close: 09/21/19 SEE YOU
The Bridge Production Group (Max Hunter, Founding Artistic Director) will present the United States Premiere of See You, written by Guillaume Corbeiland directed by Max Hunterat The New Ohio Theatre(154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets, New York, NY 10014), September 4-21. Performances will be on Wednesday, September 4 at 8pm, Thursday, September 5 at 8pm, Friday, September 6 at 8pm, Saturday, September 7 at 3pm, Saturday, September 7 at 8pm, Sunday, September 8 at 8pm, Wednesday, September 11 at 8pm, Thursday, September 12 at 8pm, Friday, September 13 at 8pm, Saturday, September 14 at 8pm, Sunday, September 15 at 3pm, Monday, September 16 at 8pm, Wednesday, September 18 at

Venue:
The New Ohio Theatre : 154 Christopher Street (between Gre
Open: 09/28/19- Close: 09/28/19 THE TALL BOY - A TALE OF REFUGEE CHILDREN
 

The Tall Boy is set in occupied Germany in the aftermath of WW II.  An American relief worker tells the story of three orphaned boys, Czech, Polish and Italian aged 15, 14 and 12 who are dumped at a displaced persons camp for “unaccompanied children”.  But the boys are GI mascots – they were swept up by US Army units during the war.  They wear cut-down US Army uniforms and speak English in accents learned from the soldiers who befriended them, and they are desperate to get to America to be reunited with their Army buddies.  But the US isn’t welcoming refugees at this time, and only one boy has a soldier who is committed to adopting him - but that soldier happens to be black.

Venue:
Theatre Row Studio Theatre : 410 West 42nd Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run The Talmud
Based on The Talmud and Kung-Fu films, Meta-Phys Ed.'s THE TALMUD is a genre-bending performance that draws from a century of Chinese martial arts cinema, and, a single chapter of The Talmud-a 5th century text of Rabbinic Judaism. Featuring innovative production design, live Kung-Fu movie cinematography and choreographed Talmudic debate, THE TALMUD is a confounding exploration of sacred wisdom and how ancient traditions survive the dangerous journey across generations.

Presented by TARGET MARGIN THEATER in association with META-PHYS ED, directed by Jesse Freedman. THE TALMUD will play a three- week limited engagement at THE DOXSEE @ Target Margin Theater (232 52nd Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn).

Venue:
Doxsee Theater at Target Margin Theater : 232 52nd Street
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: 09/19/19- Close: 09/29/19 THOUGHTS & PRAYERS
"Thoughts & Prayers" is a new dance-theatre work with a palpable activist heart. Through a gripping exploration of America’s relationship with tragedy, catastrophe, and loss, this thought-provoking world premiere aims to harness the power of hope, individual action, and a call for change. Following each show, audience members and community activists are invited to discuss the next steps to create change.

Through this new dance-theatre concerto of equal parts music, movement, and theatre, we take a journey with Dana and Felix, as the couple experiences five Disasters. In a dramatic mix of original, virtuosic music, partnering, dialogue, and unique staging, six musicians (woodwinds and strings) are active participants in the performance.

Venue:
TADA! Theater : 15 W 28th St, 2nd Fl
Open: 06/29/19- Close: 01/11/20 WIZARD OF OZ
"The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical for All Ages" is a magical experience 
for young (and young-at-heart) audiences. The production is based on 
MGM’s classic motion picture, with its timeless score and eternal 
allegories, and is enhanced by jazzy arrangements.  It follows John 
Kane's adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company, which is based on 
the book by L. Frank Baum, with brilliant songs by lyricist E.Y. ("Yip") 
Harburg and composer Harold Arlen. The cast is multi-racial and features 
Latino, Black and Asian actors, fulfilling Yip Harburg's vision of a 
multicultural universe. Presented by Harlem Repertory Theater and Yip 
Harburg Foundation, directed by Keith Lee Grant.

Venue:
Tato Laviera Theatre : 240 East 123rd street
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
Open: / / - Close: Open Run WORKS & PROCESS, THE PERFORMING ARTS SERIES AT THE GUGGENHEIM, ANNOUNCES SPRING 2019 SEASON
Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2019 Season

 

Highlights:

  • New commissions by Caleb Teicher and Conrad Tao, and by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung

  • Behind-the-scenes views of new commissions by Houston Ballet and Washington Ballet

  • First looks at theatrical productions Be More ChillDownstateGary: A Sequel to Titus AndronicusOctet,and The Secret Life of Bees

  • Previews of Glimmerglass Festival's Blue and Santa Fe Opera's The Thirteenth Child

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue
Open: 10/03/19- Close: 10/03/19 You Are Not Your Anxiety Show
Double Feature “You Are Not Alone” & “The Anxiety Show” Team Up For A ONE NIGHT ONLY BENEFIT For Vibrant Emotional Health At NYC's Magnet Theater October 3rd

NEW YORK CITY – OK. WE GET IT. There are wonderful people in this world who grew up with the perfect amount of nurturing, who live simple lives with excellent boundaries, and have managed to keep an even keel despite the odds. 

This show is not for those people.
 
YOU ARE NOT ALONEan improvised comedy uniting improvisers and artists battling depression and mental illness, teams up with More Information »

Venue:
Magnet Theater : 254 W 29th St (btwn 7th & 8th Aves)