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Open: 10/18/19- Close: 11/03/19 QUIET ENJOYMENT
Today is junior manager Merry Cudlip’s first co-op closing, and she’s obsessing over every detail. But the gods of New York real estate have other ideas. When Peter Chasen arrives to turn his $5 million co-op over to his ex-wife Juliana as part of their divorce settlement, he brings his girlfriend Karma along, and that’s when the paperwork hits the fan. It’s all Merry can do (including magic incantations) to prevent the proceedings from spinning into oblivion. Her boss, the formidable Martha Pusey, is getting very, very cranky. Oh, and did we tell you Peter doesn’t have enough money to cover the closing costs?
Venue:
Playroom Theater : 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036
Open: 02/02/05- Close: 02/05/05 Spontaneous Combustion #15
Teams of writers and actors Write, Rehearse, Tech & Perform an evening of 5-minute plays... in just 48 Hours!
Venue:
Manhattan Theater Source : 177 MacDougal St
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: 10/31/19- Close: 04/26/20 Season-Long Dutch Focus at the Kennedy Center: Five fun-filled performances for young audiences
Season-Long Dutch Focus at the Kennedy Center Dutch Never Grow Up! program brings five fun-filled performances for young audiences to the Kennedy Center October 31, 2019-April 26, 2020 Throughout the 2019-2020 season, Kennedy Center Performances for Young Audiences will present five award-winning music, theater, and dance companies from the Netherlands in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts. This season-long Dutch focus will bring the unique, high-caliber work of Woest, BonteHond, Mass Theater & Dance, Oorkaan, and De Dansers to families and student audiences at the nation's cultural center in Washington, D.C. Performances kick-off in October and November 2019 and will continue in January and April 2020. For tickets and more information, please visit: https://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/series/PYA.
Venue:
Kennedy Center : 2700 F Street Northwest
Open: 11/01/19- Close: 11/02/19 SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS
After a successful World Premiere in Miami and New York in December 2018, Sleeping Beauty Dreams announces its 2019 U.S. tour dates and cities. The technological feat - brought to life by the production company Magic Reality Group - is a contemporary dance and art experience using innovative technology, which explores the age-old fable of Sleeping Beauty and for the first time, reveals what Princess Aurora dreamt about during her 100-year slumber.

 

Through a revolutionary fusion of visual arts, contemporary dance, lighting, groundbreaking real-time avatar technology, and electronic dance music by bold face name collaborators from all respective industries, the performance unravels Princess Aurora’s  passions, fears, and sinful desires. Tour dates, cities and theaters include:

 

Venue:
Manhattan Center : 311 W 34TH St.
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: 10/25/19- Close: 11/15/19 THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS
Voyage Theater Company (Wayne Maugans, Artistic Director) is pleased to present the world premiere of THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS, a wickedly humorous take on the rabbit hole that is America’s immigration system. Written and directed by Cat Miller, the play explores the current climate of suspicion and fear — and what it means to us as individuals and as a society. The THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS runs from October 25th through November 15th at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Tickets, priced at $37 ($27 for students and seniors), can be purchased at sheencenter.org/hope

Syrian-born lawyer-to-be Amena has everything in order to become a U.S. citizen, but something doesn’t seem quite right to the teller at the immigration office.
Venue:
Sheen Center for Thought & Culture : 18 Bleecker 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