Open: 09/18/19- Close: 11/29/19
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION|
The Tony Award ® winning FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, Gerard Alessandrini’s hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre is returning to New York! After a five-year absence, this all-new edition, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION is gearing up for a 10-week limited engagement in New York at The Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street). Feeling “completely inspired” by the latest crop of Broadway musicals, Alessandrini will lampoon The Great White Way’s biggest shows and stars in this edition, which he is directing. Gerry McIntyre (Spamilton) is the choreographer. www.forbiddenbroadway.com
Alessandrini has been feverishly completing up-to-the- moment spoofs include Hadestown, Moulin Rouge, this season’s Oklahoma! revival, The Ferryman, Tootsie, Beetlejuice, Frozen, the Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof,, Dear Evan Hansen, What the Constitution Means to Me, and the new generation
The Triad Theatre : 158 W. 72nd St. 2nd Floor
Open: 09/10/19- Close: 01/28/20
FRANKENSTEIN, is a two-act sweeping, romantic musical about the human need for love and companionship. Published in 1818, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is in its bicentennial year, and this musical honors its source material. Having lost his mother at a young age, Victor Frankenstein seeks to end human mortality and arrogantly enters territory beyond his control. While he enjoys unconditional love from Elizabeth, Victor grants none to his creation.
FRANKENSTEIN plays on Tuesdaya at 7:00 p.m., at the Off-Broadway St. Luke's Theatre located at 308 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues).
St. Luke's Theater : 308 West 46th Street
Open: 11/07/19- Close: 12/01/19
Hooked on Happiness|
Theater for the New City presents the world premiere of HOOKED ON HAPPINESS, a new musical about global warming, for a limited engagement November 7th – December 1st at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue. Tickets are $15 ($10 for students and seniors) and can be purchased at the box office (212-254-1109), online HERE or by phone at (888) 549-4106. Book & lyrics are by Tom Attea, with music composed by Arthur Abrams, direction by Mark Marcante, and choreography by Mackenzie Surbey. HOOKED ON HAPPINESS spotlights a high-school drama class that decides to create their own original musical about the global climate crisis, instead of selecting from the musical and play their drama teacher has suggested. Many of their parents are very conservative, and the often frank, passionate content of their lyrics outrages members of the audience.
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 11/19/19- Close: 12/07/19
THE GIANT HOAX - A NEW MUSICAL|
The Giant Hoax is recommended for ages six and up.
Marking the 150th anniversary of “the biggest hoax in history,” The Giant Hoax is a new musical recommended for ages six and up based upon the true(?) story of New York’s famous Cardiff Giant, with book, music and lyrics by Kit Goldstein Grant.
Do you want to see a world of wonder? Travel back to 1869 with Emily, "Stub", P.T. Barnum, and a prehistoric petrified giant on a musical journey you won't soon forget! Emily, a bright young girl with an overactive imagination, has run away from home to prove that there are wonderful things in the world out there! Before long, she finds herself in the employ of a shady showman, William "Stub" Newell, the owner of a prehistoric, petrified giant! She and the Giant become instant “imaginary friends,” but all is not well. When the unscrupulous circus impresario, P.T.
Theatre Row Theatre : 432 West 42nd Street
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.
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
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
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue