59E59 THEATERS - SHOW SCHEDULE

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Other
BRITS OFF BROADWAY 2010

HAUNTED, presented by Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester in association with Karl Sydow. Written by Edna O’Brien. Directed by Braham Murray. Performed by Brenda Blethyn, Niall Buggy, Beth Cooke.

Dates: FINAL WEEK! THROUGH SUNDAY JANUARY 2 ONLY!

Times: TUE-WED 7, THU 8, FRI (New Year’s Eve) 7, SAT (New Year’s Day) 8, SUN 3 & 7.

Tickets: $60 (59E59 MEMBERS $42)

When a captivating young woman enters the life of the quixotic Mr Berry, his desperation to ensure her return causes him to start secretly giving away his wife’s clothes in exchange for elocution lessons. But as the redoubtable Mrs Berry searches for an explanation for her rapidly diminishing wardrobe, Mr Berry finds both his relationships increasingly under threat. Two-time Academy Award nominee Brenda Blethyn together with Niall Buggy and Beth Cooke bring Edna O’Brien’s dazzling new play to life - an enchanting exploration of desire and regret. Absolutely not to be missed!

 

“Brenda Blethyn and Niall Buggy bring grit and heart to Edna O’Brien’s drama.” The New York Times

“Just plain terrific!” Associated Press

“Brenda Blethyn’s Gladys is one of the season’s most memorable creations!” The New York Post

 

IF THAT’S ALL THERE IS, presented by Inspector Sands, London. Associate directed by Lu Kemp. Performed by Lucinka Eisler, Giulia Innocenti, Ben Lewis.

Dates: FINAL WEEK! THROUGH SUNDAY JANUARY 2 ONLY!

Times: TUE-WED 7:15, THU 8:15, FRI (New Year’s Eve) 7:15, SAT (New Year’s Day) 8:15, SUN 3:15 & 7:15.

Tickets: $35 (59E59 MEMBERS $24.50)

 

A couple, teetering on the brink of marriage…

As the happiest day of their lives approaches, the panic begins to rise. And everyone’s watching. Inspired by the Peggy Lee version of the bittersweet existential song ‘Is That All There Is?’ by Leiber and Stoller, this award-winning play dissects our obsession with finding fulfillment at any cost.

 

“It’s a kick! Perfect holiday entertainment” The New York Times

 

BONNIE LANGFORDSPENDS CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK. Musical Direction by Michael Lavine.Performed by Bonnie Langford.

Dates: FINAL WEEK! THROUGH SUNDAY JANUARY 2 ONLY!

Times: TUE-THU 7:30, FRI (New Year’s Eve) 5:30 & 7:30, SAT (New Year’s Day) 8:30, SUN 3:30 & 7:30.

Tickets: $25 (59E59 MEMBERS $17.50)

 

Bonnie celebrates the festive season at Brits Off Broadway, singing landmark songs from the major musicals of her career, including Gone With The WindGypsySweet Charity and

Chicago – and the movie Bugsy Malone. She also shares stories of some of the leading ladies she grew up with, including Angela Lansbury, Carol Channing and Elaine Paige. A British treasure since she became a child star at the age of six, Brits Off Broadway is proud to present Bonnie in her first-ever cabaret engagement in the United States. This is only Bonnie’s second Christmas in New York – the first was when she appeared opposite Angela Lansbury in Gypsy on Broadway in 1974. A very special holiday treat indeed!

 

“Snap, crackle and pop!” Stephen Holden, The New York Times

“A Bright Brit of Xmas Cheer!” – The New York Post

 

COMING SOON

 

ScreenPlay, presented by Badlands Theatre Company. Written by Scott Brooks. Directed by Jenny Greeman. Performed by Scott Brooks, Diana DeLaCruz, Heather Dilly, Jonathan Sale.

Dates: JANUARY 12 - FEBRUARY 6

Times: TUE-WED 7:15, THU-FRI 8:15, SAT 2:15 & 8:15, SUN 3:15.

SUN 1/16 AT 7:15 ONLY

Tickets: $35 (59E59 MEMBERS $24.50)

 

They made him an offer he should’ve refused…

Dean is a failed screenwriter. Graham is a dot-com millionaire who wants to produce movies. These former college friends reunite when Dean’s Oscar-bait screenplay captures Graham’s imagination. How much is Dean willing to compromise to get the picture made? A biting Hollywood satire that examines friendship, rivalry and ambition, ScreenPlay traces the explosive journey of a film on its way to Oscar night.

 

8 nominations at Midtown International Theatre Festival

Winner! “OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY” and “OUTSTANDING PLAYWRITING FOR A NEW SCRIPT.”

Now in its first full production at 59E59 Theaters!

 

ROOM17B, presented by Parallel Exit. Written by Mike Dobson and Joel Jeske. Directed by Mark Lonergan. Performed by Mike Dobson, Danny Gardner, Joel Jeske, Brent McBeth.

Dates: JANUARY 13 - FEBRUARY 6

Times: TUE-WED 7:30, THU-FRI 8:30, SAT 2:30 & 8:30, SUN 3:30 & 7:30.

Tickets: $25 (59E59 MEMBERS $17.50)

 

The boss wants to maintain control.

His assistant wants to be the boss.

The sales rep wants to win.

The company man wants to avoid conflict.

 

Welcome to the chaotic office of Room 17B, where filing cabinets hold something stranger than paperwork. The ideal show for anyone who feels like they work in a circus. The Drama Desk nominated comedy troupe Parallel Exit (This Way That WayCut to the Chase) returns to 59E59 Theaters with a show that explores the power struggles, rivalries and one-up-manship in the most absurd office in New York City.  If Buster Keaton and Monty Python did office work, it would look likeRoom 17B.

 

“They can get laughs simply by breathing.” The New York Times

Open:   12/27/10
Close:   02/06/11

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Theater:   59E59 Theaters
Address:   59 East 59th Street
New York, NY
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Cost:$35 to $60
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ticket Central at 212-279-4200
Company: Brits Off Broadway Festival         Official Web Site: www.britsoffbroadway.com