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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 09/19/19- Close: 05/09/20 NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASON
NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY

ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASON

 

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen, announces an exciting 2019-2020 season. The Company will continue to be in residence at the New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ with extensive community activities including dance curriculum planning, teaching, rehearsing, research, and choreography. The company is especially proud of its award winning program at the A. Harry Moore School for children with multiple disabilities where Nai-Ni Chen's dancers collaborate with therapists and teachers to create a uniquely creative dance curriculum for a population of 100 students from pre-K to 12th grade.

 

Venue:
See Listing for Multiple Locations : above
Open: 11/26/18- Close: Open Run Spontaneous Combustion #15
Teams of writers and actors Write, Rehearse, Tech & Perform an evening of 5-minute plays... in just 48 Hours!
Venue:
Triangle Theatre at the Church of the Ho : 316 East 88th Street
Open: 05/18/19- Close: 05/16/20 A THERAPY SESSION WITH MYSELF
UPDATE: Please note that our September 21st, 2019 performance has been cancelled, due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we hope to see you at one of our later performances in the future.

"...a really amazing show with a super important message! It was a good reminder to check in with yourself and to not ignore what your mind is telling you. As someone who deals with mental illnesses, it was really amazing to see my struggles portrayed on stage in such a truthful way!"

-Fit for Broadway

"...a thought-provoking and entertaining exploration of one artist's struggle to move through mental disorder to a better self-understanding and state of self-acceptance and worth."

-Nannette Deasy, Co-founder and Artistic Director of IRTE

Venue:
The Kraine Theater : 85 E. 4th 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: 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