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Open: 12/16/19- Close: 04/13/20 A COCKTAIL PARTY SOCIAL EXPERIMENT
Is it possible to have a meaningful conversation with a perfect stranger in our fast-paced, increasingly lonely world? This question has inspired the cocktail guru, theatre artist, and storyteller Wil Petry to create A COCKTAIL PARTY SOCIAL EXPERIMENT – an unconventional hybrid of immersive theater, story slam, and an evening of boozy voyeurism. The guests are asked to turn off their cell phones for the duration of the event; some can just watch and listen – while eight volunteers skip the small talk, and get into the good stuff. Ticket price includes one free cocktail; a bar on the premises opens an hour before the show and serves drinks throughout the performance.
Venue:
Chelsea Music Hall : 407 W 15th Street
Open: 02/17/20- Close: 04/04/20 A SIGN OF THE TIMES
A Sign of the Times   is an epic theatrical exploration of life, loss, hope and time.  At a personal and professional crossroads, a man becomes a Stop/Slow traffic controller outside a construction site in an effort to catch his breath and simplify his life.  With his wit and vivid imagination, he invokes Shakespeare, Einstein and more visionaries on his emotional odyssey.   Though he tries valiantly to distract himself from the pains in his present from his recent past, it’s through the saving grace of time that he reclaims his future.  Join him for his entertaining and soulful investigation of life’s meaning in an uncertain world.  Part joyous comedy, part thoughtful tragedy… it is the entirety of life in 95 minutes.

Venue:
Theater 511 : 511 West 54th Street
Open: 02/19/20- Close: 03/06/20 A Southern Fairytale
Based on true events, A Southern Fairytale artfully illuminates the challenges facing a young, gay Christian growing up in the Deep South, written and performed by Ty Autry and directed by David L. Carson.  As we accompany the protagonist through multiple journeys into and out of the closet, the audience emotionally connects with the very real impacts of conversion therapy, excommunication, and a father who believes that a demon has possessed his son.

A Southern Fairytale is my personal journey which happens to reflect that of so many gay youth finding their truth in a society that is against them,” stated playwright and performer Ty Autry. “Through our previous workshop productions, we discovered a deep story that showcases the trauma created from the lack of acceptance, while having the

Venue:
Kraine Theater : 85 East 4th Street
Open: 02/13/20- Close: 02/23/20 ANIMAL FARM
The animals on a farm drive out their master and take over and run the farm for themselves. The experiment is successful, except that someone has to take the deposed farmer's place. Leadership devolves upon the pigs, which are cleverer than the rest of the animals. Unfortunately, their character is not equal to their intelligence. This dramatization remains faithful to the book's plot and intent and retains both its affection for the animals and the incisiveness of its message.


About the Company: The Seeing Place Theater
Our name "The Seeing Place" is the literal translation of the Greek word for theater (theatron):

". . . the place where we go to see ourselves."

The Seeing Place is an actor-driven company dedicated to exploring the intersection between the actor's voice and the playwright's words, by reinterpreting masterful works live and in the

Venue:
Seeing Place @ Paradise Factory : 64 East 4th Street
Open: 03/05/20- Close: 03/07/20 Baruch Performing Arts Center and Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre present the World Premiere of Hindsigh
Baruch Performing Arts Center and Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre present the World Premiere of Hindsight 20th Anniversary Performance Season    March 5-7, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center Baruch Performing Arts Center and Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre present the World Premiere of Hindsight, in celebration of the company's 20th Anniversary, from March 5-7, 2020 at 7:30pm at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $11-$26 ($125 for Opening Night Gala tickets) and can be purchased by phone at 646-312-1000 or online at http://bit.ly/AmandaSelwyn2020.   Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre celebrates 20 years with a World Premiere evening-length dance theatre work, Hindsight.
Venue:
Baruch Performing Arts Center : 55 Lexington Avenue
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: 03/06/20- Close: 03/21/20 Duck à l’Orange (Le Canard à l’orange)
Hugh is a famous entertainer at the BBC. He is also a womanizer who compulsively cheats on Liz, his wife of 15 years. When Liz decides to leave him for her lover John, Hugh, the gambler he is, tries everything to win her back. He uses all the tricks he knows and even enrolls his secretary and his governess to serve his purpose.

Originally a British comedy written by William Douglas Home in 1969, “Le Canard à l’orange” was adapted to the French taste by Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon in 1971, and has become a classic of the “Théâtre de Boulevard” ever since. The most recent reprise at the “Théâtre de la  Michodière” in Paris has received several nominations to the “Molières awards”.

In French with English surtitles.

Venue:
Talento Bilingue de Houston : 333 South Jensen
Open: 01/07/20- Close: 04/28/20 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 Tuesdays 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