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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 09/28/19- Close: 04/25/20 PLANET PLAY THEATRE SHOW: FOR 0-3 YEAR OLDS!
Welcome to Planet Play: our magical world of sensory learning, wonder and exploration, for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 years. These 45 minute sessions will encourage young children to develop and explore the world around them through song, music, movement in a wonderful sensory experience.

Join us Saturday mornings and enjoy this time with your little ones:

Shows start at 9:30AM

September 28

November 9

December 14

January 25

February 8

April 25

Tickets $15 per person.

Reserve tickets for 3 shows in advance (Tales from the Shed or Planet Play) and get $5 discount for the rest of the season!

For details go to https://www.chickenshednyc.org

The Wetherby-Pembridge School

7 E. 96th Street (between Madison and Fifth)

New York, NY

Arts.Theatre

Venue:
Wetherby-Pembridge : 7 E. 96th Street
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: 10/18/19- Close: 11/22/19 THE CATASTROPHE CLUB
The Catastrophe Club invites you 500 years into the future to examine the early 21st century just before the collapse of civilization as we know it. The world of 2520 is sanitized, organized, in relative peace and safety, and because public gatherings are forbidden, isolated. However, some of our distant descendants have begun to ask questions. They have crept out into public to meet in an illegal recreation room to peer into our past and consider what it meant to alive in 2019.

Produced by Christopher Domig, Janelle Garcia Domig and Sea Dog Theater

The cast features Sue Kim, Dan Kublick, Cassandra Nwokah, Rachel Towne, and Stewart Walker.

Audience members will enter the world of the play on the day of the show, when they will be emailed the location of the secret meeting point which is a short walk (2 minutes) from Bleecker & Lafayette.

Venue:
Von Bar : 3 Bleecker St
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