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Open: 10/17/19- Close: 10/19/19 A GHOST TALE
Interpreted from a 17th century exorcism story, A Ghost Tale follows Alma, a young girl who has been possessed by a spirit. This contemporary adaptation is founded on a scholarly look into the dybbuk stories in the Jewish world, and their function as a form of pulp fiction in shtetl environments. In this version, a departure from the norm, Alma attempts to fight the spirit on her own.

A Ghost Tale was created in collaboration with Roni Cohen, a scholar of 16th and 17th century popular Jewish literature, and features puppets designed and crafted by Brecher.

Brecher, a puppeteer, artist, and teacher from Tel Aviv, combines autobiographical details with political and historical events. He has written sketches for television, and performed in the television shows Srugim and Stissel.

US Premiere

Venue:
THEATERLAB : 357 W36th street
Open: 10/25/19- Close: 10/30/19 ALI HUGHES: LEONARD COHEN KOANS
Buoyant and vigorous in its celebration of the music and spirit of the iconic legend, LEONARD COHEN KOANS is a must see show for Cohen lovers and newcomers alike.

Renowned for her dynamic, sensuous voice, Ali Hughes delivers powerhouse interpretations of Leonard Cohen's most loved poetry, prose and song. As well as lesser known gems like The Butcher, you'll enjoy such Cohen favourites as Chelsea Hotel #2 and Suzanne in all new arrangements exploring the dynamism and intimacy in Cohen's incredible musicality.

Musically directed by Green Room Award winning composer Daryl Wallis, LEONARD COHEN KOANS moves from ethereal to full throttle in a heartbeat.

'ali && the thieves" are a storytelling music collaborative who perform internationally.

Venue:
Pangea : 178 2nd Ave
Open: 09/27/19- Close: 10/21/19 AMONG THE CEDARS
Based on the true-life events of Canada's national artist Emily Carr, our story follows young Ms. Carr as she ventures deep into the thick forests of British Columbia, landing amongst the indigenous Kwakwaka'wakw Nation, in hopes of burying a traumatic family secret. It was in this home away from home that Carr developed as an artist and created the pieces that would eventually make her the celebrated figure she is today. This coming of age story explores themes of roots, self-discovery, and ultimately begs the question, "What is the line between artistic cultural inspiration, and artistic cultural appropriation?"

Set in a two-story penthouse in the heart of the meatpacking district, "Among the Cedars" will guide audiences through a theatrical exhibition of Emily Carr's work, initiating an immersive retelling of her story. Despite Ms.

Venue:
Address Provided with Purchase : Corner of 13th and Hudson St
Open: 10/18/19- Close: 11/02/19 ALL HALLOWS EVE: A WILD, ECLECTIC HORROR MUSICAL WITH PUPPETS
A wild, horror musical journey across the grey veil on a Halloween night, testing a sister’s and brother’s love against the forces of true evil, with book, lyrics and puppet design by Martin P. Robinson (Little Shop of Horrors; “Sesame Street”) and music by Paul Rudolph (Emmy Award-winning composer, “Sesame Street”, “GLANK”).

Mr. Robinson directs a cast of ten from the casts of "Sesame Street," Avenue Q and "Little Shop...” and other iconic productions, including Jennifer Barnhart* (Avenue Q, “Sesame Street,” “Julie’s Greenroom”), Tyler Bunch* (“Julie’s Greenroom”, “The Tick”),

Venue:
Connelly Theater : 220 East 4th Street
Open: 10/19/19- Close: 10/20/19 A BEAUTIFUL COLOR
During a swingers Holiday gathering, caterer Amanda Parker is compelled to confront one of the guests, Roslyn Honneycutt with whom she shares a sordid past. The chance meeting is the catalyst that unravels the secrets and lies about racism and sexuality in the south that they inherited from their mothers, influencing them to be the women they have become.

Arts.Theatre

Venue:
WOW Cafe Theater : 59-61 East 4th St.
Open: 09/27/19- Close: 05/02/20 Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College Announces 2019/2020 Season
Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College

Announces 2019/2020 Season

 

Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College announces its 2019-20 Season of music, theatre, dance, opera and more, a season spanning genres and cultural influences, rich in imagination and ideas.

 

Season Highlights:

  • World Premieres by choreographers Abdul Latif and Amanda Selwyn, 

  • A collaboration by jazz greats Vijay Iyer (pianist) and Wadada Leo Smith (trumpeter),

Venue:
Baruch Performing Arts Center : 55 Lexington Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run CONFIDENCE (and The Speech)
On July 4, 1979 President Carter cancelled an important energy policy speech he was scheduled to give the next day and disappeared to Camp David. Ten days later, he emerged from his impromptu domestic summit and gave a new speech, the Crisis of Confidence speech, which many now view as unprecedented, farsighted and insightful. Others think it may have ultimately cost him the White House. Forty years later, college professor Cynthia Cooper is approached by a stranger, a young man, and asked to recall her time with the Carter Administration during the days before the now infamous “malaise” speech. If she is going to tell her story of that time, she is going to play the President. And the young man who wants to know her story? Well, he is going to play her. This unique cross-gender play explores the confidence of a president, a nation in chaos and women in politics.
Venue:
Theatre Row Theatre : 432 West 42nd Street
Open: 10/20/19- Close: 10/22/19 Flight: torn like a rose
Peggy Choy Dance and Kumble Theater present a unique and exciting performance for school-age youth and the whole family on October 20,2019 Ticket prices are as follow Children under 12 yrs: $12 , Student with ID(12+ yrs): $15 and Adults: $20

For school Matinees it would be on October 21-22 at 10 Am and 12 noon. it would be $8 for student and $10 for teachers  

For tickets and other inquiries please contact the Box Office: 718-488-1624 or via email : info@kumbletheater.org

Venue:
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts : 1 University Plaza
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

Venue:
The Triad Theatre : 158 W. 72nd St. 2nd Floor
Open: 09/10/19- Close: 01/28/20 Frankenstein
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).
It opened on Oct. 9 2017 and is now extended for an open run.

Venue:
St. Luke's Theater : 308 West 46th Street
Open: 10/10/19- Close: 11/24/19 Games
games is set in 1936, Berlin. When Jewish athlete Helene Mayer is selected for the Nazis' Olympic Squad, she realizes she is fighting for much more than gold. Based on a true story, 'Games' is a cautionary tale for our times. A multi-award-winning, sell-out success, the show received won the Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award and received astonishing 14, five and four-star reviews in Edinburgh. SoHo Playhouse is thrilled to present the American Premiere of Henry Naylor’s Games, directed by Darren Lee Cole. It will begin performances on October 10 and open on October 20 running thorugh Novemebr 24, 2019 at the Historic SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street). Games will play Wednesday - Friday at 7:30 pm; Saturday at 3 pm & 7:30 pm and Sunday at 3 pm. Tickets will be $50 and can be purchased by visiting www.sohoplayhouse.com
Venue:
Soho Playhouse : 15 Vandam Street