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Open: 11/24/19- Close: 12/16/19 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: 11/22/19- Close: 11/23/19 Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo
BALLET HISPÁNICO 

in collaboration with

THE APOLLO THEATER

presents

The World Premiere of 

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Tiburones

A Restaging of Nací by Andrea Miller

Con Brazos Abiertos by Michelle Manzanales

November 22-23, 2019 at 8:00pm

 

Venue:
Apollo Theater : 253 W. 125th Street
Open: 11/22/19- Close: 11/23/19 Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo 2019
BALLET HISPÁNICO  in collaboration with THE APOLLO THEATER presents The World Premiere of  Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Tiburones A Restaging of Nací by Andrea Miller Con Brazos Abiertos by Michelle Manzanales November 22-23, 2019 at 8:00pm Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, returns to the Apollo stage on Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23, 2019 at 8:00pm with a program that continues its commitment to staging works by female, Latinx choreographers. Ballet Hispánico is sponsored by GOYA, which has sponsored the company since 1977.   In the World Premiere of Tiburones, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa addresses the discrimination and stereotypes placed upon Latinx culture and the power the media has in portraying these themes by diminishing the voices of Latinx artists.
Venue:
Apollo Theater : 253 W. 125th Street
Open: 11/22/19- Close: 11/23/19 Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo 2019
BALLET HISPÁNICO  in collaboration with THE APOLLO THEATER presents The World Premiere of  Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Tiburones A Restaging of Nací by Andrea Miller Con Brazos Abiertos by Michelle Manzanales November 22-23, 2019 at 8:00pm Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, returns to the Apollo stage on Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23, 2019 at 8:00pm with a program that continues its commitment to staging works by female, Latinx choreographers. Ballet Hispánico is sponsored by GOYA, which has sponsored the company since 1977. Tickets begin at $13.50 and are available by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at https://www.apollotheater.org/event/ballet-hispanico-4/2019-11-22/. For more information, visit ballethispanico.org.
Venue:
Apollo Theater : 253 W. 125th Street
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: 11/22/19- Close: 11/23/19 DANCES OF PASSION AND PEACE, A CONCERT OF NEW DANCE, MUSIC, AND POETRY
Beth Soll && Company: Dances of Passion and Peace, A Concert of New Dance, Music, and Poetry

Presented by Dance Projects, Inc.

Presented as a Curated Rental of The Performance Project @ University Settlement

Friday, November 22 at 8:00PM

Saturday, November 23 at 8:00PM

Tickets: $18 General Admission

This innovative collaborative event directed by choreographer Beth Soll was inspired by the contrast between a life of quiet mediation and a life of intensity and passion. The dancers will perform to new music by New York composers Thomas Addison, Nuria Divi, and Wendy Griffiths and to the poetry, both sung and spoken, by Robert Frost, Lin Haire-Sargeant, Langston Hughes, Rumi, and Walt Whitman.

Dancers: Janet Aisawa, Abigail Dias, Kristen Hedberg, Hannah McClean, Marisa Post, and Beth Soll.

Lighting Designer: James Kolditz

Venue:
Speyer Hall, University Settlement : 184 Eldridge Street
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
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.
Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue