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Open: 10/17/19- Close: 10/19/19 A GHOST TALE
Interpreted from a 17th century exorcism story, A Ghost Tale follows Alma, a young girl who has been possessed by a spirit. This contemporary adaptation is founded on a scholarly look into the dybbuk stories in the Jewish world, and their function as a form of pulp fiction in shtetl environments. In this version, a departure from the norm, Alma attempts to fight the spirit on her own.

A Ghost Tale was created in collaboration with Roni Cohen, a scholar of 16th and 17th century popular Jewish literature, and features puppets designed and crafted by Brecher.

Brecher, a puppeteer, artist, and teacher from Tel Aviv, combines autobiographical details with political and historical events. He has written sketches for television, and performed in the television shows Srugim and Stissel.

US Premiere

Venue:
THEATERLAB : 357 W36th street
Open: 09/27/19- Close: 10/21/19 AMONG THE CEDARS
Based on the true-life events of Canada's national artist Emily Carr, our story follows young Ms. Carr as she ventures deep into the thick forests of British Columbia, landing amongst the indigenous Kwakwaka'wakw Nation, in hopes of burying a traumatic family secret. It was in this home away from home that Carr developed as an artist and created the pieces that would eventually make her the celebrated figure she is today. This coming of age story explores themes of roots, self-discovery, and ultimately begs the question, "What is the line between artistic cultural inspiration, and artistic cultural appropriation?"

Set in a two-story penthouse in the heart of the meatpacking district, "Among the Cedars" will guide audiences through a theatrical exhibition of Emily Carr's work, initiating an immersive retelling of her story. Despite Ms.

Venue:
Address Provided with Purchase : Corner of 13th and Hudson St
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: 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: 10/17/19- Close: 11/10/19 Mayakovsky and Stalin’
Legendary poet/playwright and off-off Broadway pioneer Murray Mednick will direct the New York City premiere of his newest work, Mayakovsky and Stalin, at the Cherry Lane Theatre for a four-week run beginning Oct. 17. Opening Oct. 19 – Nov .10 The newest work from legendary poet/playwright and off-off Broadway pioneer Murray Mednick is a dramatic character study incorporating historical footage and photos to explore two distantly connected relationships: that of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his wife Nadya, and of Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky and his married lover and “muse” Lilya Brik. The Cherry Lane Theatre is located at 38 Commerce St., New York, NY 10014. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 866-811-4111or go to CherryLaneTheatre.org.
Venue:
Cherry Lane Theatre : 38 Commerce St.
Open: 10/10/19- Close: 10/27/19 New York Butoh Institute in association with Theater for the New City present New York Butoh Institu
New York Butoh Institute

in association with

Theater for the New City

present

New York Butoh Institute Festival 19

October 10-27, 2019

at Theater for the New City

 

New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 from Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Theater for the New City. This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the Japanese performance art form butoh.

 

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 10/17/19- Close: 10/27/19 New York Butoh Institute in association with Theater for the New City present New York Butoh Institu
New York Butoh Institute in association with Theater for the New City present New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 October 17-27, 2019 at Theater for the New City New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 from Thursday, October 17 through Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Theater for the New City. This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the Japanese performance art form butoh. Curated by New York Butoh Institute's founder Vangeline, the Festival will consist of an exciting program of Butoh workshops and masterclasses, as well as seven nights of groundbreaking performances presented at Theater for the New City. The festival will conclude on Sunday, October 27 with a lecture and short film celebrating the founder of butoh, Tatsumi Hijikata, and the 60 years of this historical and revolutionary art form as it continues to evolve into the 21st

Venue:
Theater for the New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: 10/15/19- Close: 10/26/19 NOTHING HUMAN
Cross-Eyed Bear Productions will present the World Premiere of Nothing Human, written by Duncan Pflaster and directed by Aliza Shane at The Chain Theatre (312 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018, 4th floor), October 15-26. Performances will be on Tuesday, October 15 at 7pm, Wednesday, October 16 at 7pm, Thursday, October 17 at 7pm, Friday, October 18 at 7pm, Saturday, October 19 at 7pm, Thursday, October 24 at 7pm, Friday, October 25 at 7pm, and Saturday, October 26 at 7pm. Tickets ($20) are available for advance purchase at www.eventbrite.com/e/nothing-human-fringebyov-tickets-70866386269. The performance will run approximately 2 hours.

The day after Bin Laden is found a computer engineer named Alberto reveals to a woman he meets in a bar that ever since receiving an anonymous call the night before 9/11, he's been hiding out in Boca Raton under an assumed name.

Venue:
Chain Theatre : 21-28 45th Road
Open: 10/03/19- Close: 10/20/19 OF THE WOMAN CAME THE BEGINNING OF SIN AND THROUGH HER WE ALL DIE
Normal Ave and Leigh Honigman will present the World Premiere of Of the Woman Came the Beginning of Sin and Through Her We All Die, written by Lily Houghton and directed by Kylie M. Brown at the Medicine Show Theatre (549 W 52nd St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10019), October 3-20. Performances will be on Thursday, October 3 at 8pm, Friday, October 4 at 8pm, Saturday, October 5 at 8pm, Sunday, October 6 at 3pm, Thursday, October 10 at 8pm, Friday, October 11 at 8pm, Saturday, October 12 at 8pm, Sunday, October 13 at 3pm, Thursday, October 17 at 8pm, Friday, October 18 at 8pm, Saturday, October 19 at 8pm, and Sunday, October 20 at 3pm. Tickets ($20-$30) are available for advance purchase at www.normalave.org/ofthewoman. The performance will run approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.
Venue:
Medicine Show Theatre : 549 West 52nd Srteet, 3rd floor
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: 10/17/19- Close: 10/19/19 VOYAGE DE OUF (PERFORMED IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH TITLES)
Voyage de Ouf by Sylvaine Hinglais is an inventive theatrical production with a mosaic of allegorical skits, each with its own color, humor and emotion. The music is live, original, and contemporary, evoking the magic of soaring dreams. 

The word OUF is French verlan (a cool Francophone slang) for the word FOU (crazy) that is pronounced backwards! 

Ouf are on the train. Ouf wait for a bus, a truck, a boat. Ouf walk straight ahead. They come from everywhere, without knowing where they are going. Ouf feel violence and the need for love intimately intertwined. Some sleep at a beach campsite, others at refugee camps. Some dream of a lost face, others of being able to eat. All hope to find a place in the sun. In the sun? But as the earth turns, the sun moves constantly. So, when do we get there? 

Performed in French with English titles.

Venue:
Speyer Hall at University Settlement : 184 Eldridge st.