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Open: 09/15/21- Close: 09/18/21 LIGHT AND DESIRE
Light and Desire is a dance work by NYC-based choreographer and teacher Colleen Thomas. Joined by a stellar cast of five international feminist collaborators, she takes a personal and universal look at how women hold, embody, and express power by creating their own form of radical expression during fascist times. The show, anchored by a short film by the award-winning filmmaker Carla Forte, features lighting design by Stacey-Jo Marine, intricate floral masks designed by Rebecca Makus, and original music composed by Robert Boston, with Jo Morris as a vocalist.

World premiere. Presented by New York Live Arts as part of the Live Feed creative residency and commissioning program.

Venue:
New York Live Arts : 219 W. 19th Street
Open: 09/15/21- Close: 09/26/21 REPULSING THE MONKEY: A NEW COMEDY SET IN A BAR, PERFORMED AT A BAR, ABOUT SO MUCH MORE THAN BARS
Family ties ignite in Repulsing the Monkey, a new, heartfelt comedy by Michael Eichler about siblings who struggle to honor their parents' legacy as the specter of gentrification looms. With the sudden inheritance of their parent’s bar, Janey (Kim Katzberg) and Danny (Sergey Nagorny) are besieged by prospective owners from the coasts who seek to purchase Jablonski’s and make it their own. Emily Elizabeth Bennett, Kaila Wooten, Samuel Barnes Jaffe, and Asha Devi hilariously capture the would-be gentrifiers, who think little of erasing the bar’s character and discarding its history. As they compete over their vision for the space, Danny and Janey struggle to make a decision that will change their lives and the spirit of their hometown

Venue:
White Horse Tavern : 25 Bridge Street
Open: 09/19/21- Close: 09/23/21 SMILE ALL THE TIME
Tragicomic Solo Romp for Prison Security Camera by NYC Performer in Rochester Fringe Festival

Award-winning NYC-based theater artist Amanda Erin Miller will livestream performances of Smile All The Time through the 2021 KeyBank Rochester Fringe FestivalFor the cold eye of the security camera in his prison cell, sixteen-year-old Kevin re-enacts the wild series of events that landed him there, utilizing puppets made out of materials in his cell. After stealing Covid-19 vaccines from politicians to inject into ICE detainees, Kevin is sent to Camp Smile Power, a teen anger management camp, for a second time. He escapes! On the road, he befriends Ajax, another Smile Power runaway.

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Open: 09/14/21- Close: 09/19/21 STONED TO THE WALL
Triangle Rainbow Theater Productions presents 'STONED TO THE WALL' written by Anthony Fusco and directed by Jesse Marsh. A 90 minute LGBTQ drama about a troubled young gay couple Corey & Bryan that are trying to fix their broken relationship after an incident that takes place at the Stonewall bar in NYC. Can Bryan forgive Corey for his past mistakes, and will Corey be able to move forward after he finds out some new information that Bryan has kept from him. They must decide if their reconnection will rekindle the feelings they once had. 

Take advantage of our special offer of 50% off any seat in Mainstage Premium, Best Available, or right side, by entering code STONED at checkout. Offer valid through September 19, 2021.

Venue:
Chain Theater : 312 West 36th Street