Terranova Collective

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TERRANOVA COLLECTIVE is a vibrant playground for artists devoted to innovative new and original theatrical works. Its multi-layered development process, solo arts festivals, and productions serve to nurture and liberate New York City.


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Production History

2005 One Solo Arts Festival  | Open: 06/13/05 Close: 06/26/05
terraNOVA Collective's 2nd Annual ONE Solo Arts Festival, a two week festival at two venues, features 20 artists, including puppeteers, dancers, spoken word artists, musicians, two visual artists (photography and painting), a magician, a Bouffon, and traditional solo plays featuring actor/writers are just a taste of what terraNOVA is proud to exhibit. Dedicated to multiculturalism, ONE goes international this year, presenting artists with Australian, Puerto Rican, African-American, British and American backgrounds.


***Week One @ Center Stage, NY - JUNE 13-19***

DREAMING OF KITCHENS - Kate McGovern: June 13, 15 & 16 @ 7pm

SPOKEN WORD - Postmidnight: June 13, 15, & 16 @ 8:15pm

SNAPSHOT - Carmen Mitzi Sinnott: June 14 & 18 @ 7pm, June 19 @ 2pm

JAZZ DESERT - Rebecca Hart: June 14 & 18 @ 8:15pm, June 19 @ 3:15pm

TALES FROM THE SCHMINKE TUB - Steve Danziger: June 17 & 19 @ 7pm, June 18 @ 2pm

MRS. BARRY'S MARRIAGE - Bronwen Coleman: June 17 & 19 @ 8pm, June 18 @ 3pm at:

Center Stage
48 W. 21st St.
New York, NY 10010
(5th Ave. & 6th Ave)


***Week Two @ Peoples Improv Theater - June 20-26***

WHAT? - Carley Petesch & thisiswhatyouaregoingtodo - Renee Gerardo: June 20 & 23 @ 7pm, June 25 @ 2pm

MEISTERKLASSE - Matthew Brooks, Emily DeCola, Sarah Frechette, Dan Luce, Robin Walsh and Nate Wilson: June 20 & 23 @ 8pm, June 25 @ 3pm

DECONSTRUCTING THE MAGICIAN - Nelson Lugo: June 21 & 25 @ 7pm, June 26 @ 2pm

WITHOUT REGRET, DEENIE NAST - Audrey Crabtree: June 21 & 25 @ 8:15pm, June 26 @ 3:15pm

PENTECOSTAL WISCONSIN - Ryan Paulson: June 22, 24 & 26 @ 7pm

WAY TO GO! - Caitlin Miller: June 22, 24 & 26 @ 8:15pm at:

People's Improv Theater
154 W. 29th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
(6th and 7th Ave.)

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Groundworks New Play Series  | Open: 04/10/12 Close: 04/15/12
terraNOVA Collectivekicks off the first annual GROUNDWORKS New Play Series at The New Ohio Theatre featuring the new plays generated by the 2012 Groundbreakers Playwrights Group and terraNOVA’s other new play development projects. GROUNDWORKS is terraNOVA’s new initiative to not only showcase its new play development projects but to expose the work to artistic leaders and other industry professionals in hopes of finding world premiere productions for the plays. 

Plays will include new works by Robert Askins (Hand to God at Ensemble Studio Theatre), J. Julian Christopher (Man Boobs with The Public’s Emerging Writers Group), Krista Knight (Salamander Leviathan at Joe’s Pub), Andrea Lepcio (finalist for the NEA Outstanding New American Play Award for Looking for the Pony), Jennifer Lane (Harlowe at 3LD), Matthew Paul Olmos (selected by Sam Shepard as the inaugural recipient of La MaMa ETC’s Ellen Stewart Emerging Playwright Award), Crystal Skillman (2010 New York Innovative Theatre Award forThe Vigil or The Guided Cradle), and Ken Urban (The Happy Sad, SPF at The Public). Directors will includeJosé Zayas(James Carter’sFeeder: A Love Story; Larry Kunofsky’s The Myths We Need), May Adrales (Ching Chong Chinaman with Pan Asian Rep; The Bereaved with Partial Comfort Productions) Jo Cattell (BBC, Origin Theatre Company, Net Curtain Theatre Company), Kimberly Faith Hickman (Dispatches with Epic Theatre Ensemble), John Hurley (Crystal Skillman’s The Vigil or The Guided Cradle; The Lucretia Jones Mysteries with Gideon Productions), Stephen Brackett (You Will Experience Silence at Dixon Place), and Jessi D. Hill (Jeff Grow’s Creating Illusion; Johnna Adams’ Angel Eaters).

Tuesday, April 10 @ 7pm

Pig Shit & The Frozen Cityby Robert Askins

Directed by José Zayas

Pig Shit is a good boy at the end of the world. He works in the Hog Farm, dreams of the frozen city and fears the vast burning waste in between. That is until the ghost of Gunslinger rises from a pile of shit and starts an adventure that will change their world forever. 

 

Wednesday, April 11 @ 7pm

Animals Commit Suicideby J. Julian Christopher

Directed by José Zayas

Chance Stevens has a high-end job, classic good looks, and the attention of anyone he wants in the NYC gay scene. Yet something is missing in his life that he cannot live without. He embarks on a dangerous journey of self-discovery only to find the very best and the very worst of a new community of which he so desperately wants to be a part.

 

Thursday, April 12 @ 7pm

Death of the Slow Dying Scuba Diverby Matthew Paul Olmos

Directed by May Adrales

What if a scuba diver hung murdered in the center of the ocean? What if an Asexual Shrimp started to turn sexual?  And what if the portal to this troubling ocean-world was beginning to widen through the ordinary toilet of an unsuspecting suburban couple. As the two worlds collide, the distance between science and human nature begins to collapse.

 

Friday, April 13 @ 7pm

Me You Us Themby Andrea Lepcio

Directed by Jo Cattell

Two B-Boys find each other in a vacant lot anywhere in the world, while a woman sits alone at her desk searching for answers on the Internet. Another kid arrives on the scene and an explosive connection is made between the boys and the woman’s Avatar. Bound by a search for the Center of Things, the four new friends invent the ultimate battle plan.

 

Saturday, April 14 @ 2pm

The Seer and the Witchby Jennifer Lane

Directed by Kimberly Faith Hickman

The past and present collide in the forms of Eleanor and Emily, two women who haunt the same room at the Elgin Institute of Mental Health. Though they live a century apart, finding each other may be their only hope of a life outside hospital walls.

 

Saturday, April 14 @ 7pm

4Edgesby Crystal Skillman

Directed by John Hurley

An outsider stumbles into a foreign land in search of the perfect photograph, but ambition draws her dangerously deep into the lives of a woodcutter and his family when she participates in a ritual that exposes her own desires. 

 

Sunday, April 15 @ 2pm

The Absence of Weatherby Ken Urban

Directed by Stephen Brackett

May 1949. James Forrestal, President Truman's Secretary of Defense, attempts suicide and his wife commits him to the Bethesda Naval Hospital. The architect of the Cold War thinks the Russians have not only infiltrated the U.S. government, but are hiding in the bushes outside his home. If a man makes decisions he's not proud of, even if it's for the larger good, is that man still right? 

 

Sunday, April 15 @ 7pm

Unhinged: A Silent Operaby Krista Knight

Directed by Jessi D. Hill

House painter, Glen, is transfixed on the only house that he never finished. When its childhood inhabitants return to sell the home we discover a deeply buried secret that binds him to the family.  And why hasn’t he ever been invited inside?


About the Company: Terranova Collective

TERRANOVA COLLECTIVE is a vibrant playground for artists devoted to innovative new and original theatrical works. Its multi-layered development process, solo arts festivals, and productions serve to nurture and liberate New York City.

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Monster  | Open: 05/05/10 Close: 05/22/10
MONSTER is a revelatory theatrical experience which peels back the layers of humanity to reveal what's at the core of human experience.  The multi-character format intertwines 16 diverse characters surrounding a vengeful, blood-curdling, torturous murder.  MONSTER shatters the 4th wall, engages the audience and ultimately demands they confront their fundamental beliefs.


 

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Sexless In The Boroughs  | Open: 10/25/13 Close: 11/03/13
 In a world where sex sells, this old virgin ain't buying. From Texas to New York City and beyond, Colleen O'Connor tells the true story of the most mythical creature: the 26 year old virgin. From being a homeless men-magnet to a string of less-than-desirable dating dregs, she transposes tales from her acclaimed blog Sexless In The Boroughs to the stage, facing her chronic virginity with humanity and humor, and giving voice to one of our generation's most taboo subjects. 


About the Company: Terranova Collective

TERRANOVA COLLECTIVE is a vibrant playground for artists devoted to innovative new and original theatrical works. Its multi-layered development process, solo arts festivals, and productions serve to nurture and liberate New York City.

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Solonova Arts Festival  | Open: 05/29/12 Close: 06/17/12
According to the New York Times "SOLONOVA ARTS FESTIVAL, May 29-June 17. In “unFramed” the poet and painter Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, born in Antigua, tells the story of his move to America as a child and his subsequent struggles — including nearly being deported after Sept. 11 — while painting a self-portrait. “unFramed” is one of 10 shows in this diverse celebration of solo performance; (212) 352-3101, terranovacollective.org."


About the Company: Terranova Collective

TERRANOVA COLLECTIVE is a vibrant playground for artists devoted to innovative new and original theatrical works. Its multi-layered development process, solo arts festivals, and productions serve to nurture and liberate New York City.

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Solonova Arts Festival  | Open: 05/23/13 Close: 06/03/13
 10TH Annual soloNOVA Arts Festival, the award-winning and longest-running solo performance festival in New York City


About the Company: Terranova Collective

TERRANOVA COLLECTIVE is a vibrant playground for artists devoted to innovative new and original theatrical works. Its multi-layered development process, solo arts festivals, and productions serve to nurture and liberate New York City.

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Subterranean  | Open: 02/05/10 Close: 02/05/10
A monthly variety show celebrating music, spoken word, burlesque, magic, storytelling, short play readings, and vaudeville acts, the next SUBTERRANEAN is on February 5 at 10:00pm in the D-Lounge, a 75-seat cabaret-style venue below the Daryl Roth Theatre at 101 East 15th Street at Union Square.

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