MusicalsMurder On Broadway SOPHIES@BROADWAY 318 W.53 St. (bet 8th/9th Ave), Thursdays 8pm; Saturdays/Sundays 3pm , contributed by RadioTheatre
RADIOTHEATRE gives the comedic treatment to a 1940s radio murder mystery as 5 actors play 40 characters who are constantly interrupted by RIOTOUS coming attractions! Complete with a custom VINTAGE JAZZ score and award-winning sound design.
Silence! The Musical Elektra Theatre, 669 Eighth Avenue (at 42nd St.) , Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7 PM, Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 2 & 8 PM, and Sundays at 3 & 7 PM , contributed by Jim Randolph
features a singing chorus of floppy eared lambs narrating the action as Buffalo Bill gleefully dances a hoedown while kidnapping hapless Catherine Martin. Even Dr. Lecter, scary as ever, sings about the life he'd like to lead someday outside the prison walls. Ever since SILENCE! moved uptown last summer to the Elektra Theatre, the enthusiastic audience response has become even more vocal.
The Fantasticks Snapple Theater Center, 210 W. 50th Street, currently running
THE FANTASTICKS tells the story of a young boy and girl who fall madly in love at the hands of their meddling fathers, but soon grow restless and stray from one another. Will their separation provide a deeper appreciation for the love they once shared or create a permanent gulf between them? THE FANTASTICKS is the quintessential celebration of love, in all its gorgeous simplicity and heartbreaking complexities, and features such classic tunes as "Try To Remember", "Much More", and "I Can See It."
Urban Momfare SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam , Sunday, September 21st @ 7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 24th @ 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 27th @ 7:00 pm, Sunday, September 28th @ 5:00 pm , contributed by Andrea Alton - Alton PR
Winner of the FringeNYC Excellence Award for Best Overall Musical Extends Its Run To The 2014 FringeNYC Encore Series.
Solo PerformanceL.A. Unified Theatre Row Complex (410 W. 42nd St.) , Saturday October 11th at 7:30PM , contributed by Scotti Rhodes
Actor David Newer plays 16 characters while recounting his experiences as a substitute teacher in Los Angeles’s chaotic and often unpredictable elementary school system. While encountering the derision of kids who know no discipline, profess not to speak English or are so depressed about their family situation they’re suicidal, Newer himself deals with a painful divorce and the loss of his father. After coming to terms with his inability to change the system, he begins to see how he can make a difference in the lives of his pupils.
PlaysF. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby The Heights Players, 26 Willow Place, Brooklyn, NY, September 5-21, 2014 , contributed by Jill Lewis-Kelly
The Heights Players 59th season opens with great exuberance as the New York premiere of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, takes the stage in Brooklyn Heights. This elegant and exquisite production celebrates one of the most iconoclastic portrayals of the American Dream by one of the most famous American authors of all time.
No One Asked Me Soho Playhouse, Sept 26-30, 2014 , contributed by Paul Siebold / Off Off PR
NO ONE ASKED ME offers an insider's look at the intimate human struggle faced by the over 65,000 high school students without legal immigration papers who graduate in the United States each year. Hopeful for their future, yet without a social security number, these students are unable to get college financial aid, legal employment and live in constant fear of being “found out” and deported from the only home they have ever known.
Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man 777 Theater, 8th Avenue, New York, NY, 10018, 1/22/14-12/28/14 , contributed by Fleur Sainsbury, Matt Murphy Productions
Based on the international best-selling book, this world premiere production welcomes audiences into a fun-filled world of foolproof moves and insider advice that could only be culled from that most insightful of individuals: the gay man.
Sweet, Sweet Spirit The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003), Friday, October 10th through Saturday, October 25th, 2014 , contributed by Katie Rosin, Kampfire PR
A West Texas matriarch is enraged by the news that her gay grandson has been the victim of a hate crime committed by his own father. As the boy battles for his life, the family must come together and decide who among them is best to care for this child and what place can they find for him in their world.
Secondary Pitch The Bridge Theater @ Shetler Studios, October 9-25, 2014 , contributed by Paul Siebold / Off Off PR
There’s no ‘I’ in team. But there is in family. Stephen and Paul Dowd were two of the most highly touted prospects in baseball. Stephen lived up to the hype with an amazing career in the Big Leagues. His bother Paul...never got off the plate. Now, after retiring from the game with an injury, Stephen is divorced, broke, and forced to consider a lucrative offer to film a Reality TV show about his life. But the Producers don’t just want Stephen; they want Paul and their fame-seeking younger brother Kevin as well. Secondary Pitch is a biting new play about brothers, rivalry and staying on top of the game.
The Twelfth Labor Gene Frankel Theatre, Sept. 19-Oct. 11, 2014 , contributed by Paul Siebold / Off Off PR
Steeped in the epic realism of O’Neill, yet stylistically unique, The Twelfth Labor tells the story of a family struggling to survive at any cost. Esther, bereft of her husband, struggles mightily to keep her family afloat as they await their father’s return from the war. When her mentally handicapped daughter, Cleo, becomes pregnant Esther is forced to make a series of difficult decisions.
The Club Urban Stages (259 W. 30th Street, Manhattan), September 12th through the 27th, 2014 , contributed by Antonio Minino, Kampfire PR
In the innocuous boardroom of an Australian Rules football club, corruption and greed reign supreme. The Club, an Australian cultural classic debating teamwork and greed, is about a team that hasn't won a game all season, despite forking out a small fortune to acquire a star player who couldn't care less about football.
The Answer-Killing Question Buys A Crisis The Crown Theater @ The Producers’ Club, October 3-26, 2014 , contributed by Paul Siebold / Off Off PR
The Answer-Killing Question Buys a Crisis is biting satire on educational institutions at all levels. Although Western society has long promoted institutionalized education, there have been relatively few inquiries into the nature of this bureaucratic form of learning and how it forces students and teachers to maintain arbitrary standards of knowledge.
Tambourines To Glory - Harlem Repertory Theatres 2014 Season Theatre 310, Compton & Goethals Hall City College of New York Amsterdam Avenue and W. 140th Street (south east corner entrance) New York, NY 10031, Every saturday at 7pm Starting August 30th until November 1st, except Sept 6th and Oct 18th. , contributed by Keith Grant
Event Information EVENT LINKS The Harlem Repertory Theatre The Harlem Repertory Theatre TAMBOURINES TO GLORY By Langston Hughes Saturday, August 30, 2014 through Saturday, October 11, 2014 Langston Hughes' Powerful Drama with a Brilliant Gospel and Jazz Score Length: 2 hrs 10 mins Intermission: Yes Seating: General Admission You choose your seats when you get to the theater. Langston Hughes, when asked to describe his play, wrote: “It’s a singing, shouting, wailing drama about the old conflict between blatant Evil and quiet Good, with the Devil driving a Cadillac. What kind of car have you got?” The HRT’s production of TAMBOURINES TO GLORY will be directed and choreographed by three-time AUDELCO winning director/choreographer, Keith Lee Grant.
The Assembly Presents World Premiere Of That Poor Dream At The New Ohio The New Ohio Theatre 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington, October 4-26; Wednesday through Sunday at 8pm; October 6 & 20 at 8pm , contributed by Emily Owens, Emily Owens PR
A moving mosaic of what it means to be endowed with "Great Expectations,” That Poor Dream is set on a train traveling from New York City to Fairfield, CT, uniting worlds divided by geography, privilege, and time. Inspired by Charles Dickens’ classic novel about coming of age in a profoundly class-conscious society, the work draws on the company’s own complex relationship to class identity and economic disparity in American society. The Assembly's newest creation explores how class defines and divides us, and how our shared humanity might bring us closer together.
The Pumpkin Pie Show: Seasick UNDER St. Marks 94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A, October 16-November 1; Thursday through Saturday at 8pm , contributed by Emily Owens, Emily Owens PR
Come sail the high seas with The Pumpkin Pie Show! An outbreak of norovirus quickly spreads through the passengers and crew onboard a luxury cruise-liner, including the captain, cutting short this sunny sojourn through the tropics. But before the ship can dock at the nearest port, tensions escalate amongst the frantic passengers. The foundation of civil society quickly deteriorates—dividing everyone onboard into two separate camps: those who are sick and those who aren’t. As the ship veers far off course and the number of ill passengers rises, one family must fight for their survival onboard this sun-and-blood drenched cruise into madness.
Work/Space Collective To Present Pia Wilson's That Poor Dream Teatro Circulo 64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery, October 16-November 1, Thursday through Sunday at 7:30pm with an additional performance on Monday, October 20 at 7:30pm , contributed by Emily Owens, Emily Owens PR
Turning the Glass Around follows Philip Lee, a first generation Korean-American, as he struggles to cope with his father's death.
CabaretDonna Mckechnie In Good Company Birdland Jazz Club, bi-monthly series will begin on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 7PM , contributed by Matt Polk
The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that Donna McKechnie’s new bi-monthly talk & variety show will premiere on January 6 at 7pm. Broadway legends Tommy Tune, Andrea McArdle, Faith Prince and Jerry Mitchell have all signed on to be part of the series, with dates to be announced.
Doris Dear's Gurl Talk Stage 72 Triad Theater 158 West 72 St, New York, New York, Thursday September 25, 2014 at 7pm Sunday October 5, 2014 at 7pm , contributed by Double D Productions
Doris Dear's "Gurl Talk" is a cabaret of song and stories starring the amazing Doris Dear. Growing up in the suburbs and becoming the perfect Housewife has always been her dream, but dreams don't always work out the way we plan, or do they!
Dance'Company Or No Company: That Is The Question' Friday April 25 at 8 PM, Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway, 4th floor , contributed by Audrey Ross
This important question for want-to-be artistic directors will be discussed frankly by artistic directors of five dance companies: Lori Belilove, Sidra Bell, Andrew Nemr, Bradley Shelver, and Nancy Turano.
Balasole Dance Company Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 St., Oct. 4 at 8 PM; Oct. 5 at 6 PM , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
An all-new presentation by BalaSole Dance Company
Hudson Valley Dance Festival Catskill Point, 1 Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414, October 11, 2014 , contributed by Sarah Cardillo
udson Valley Dance Festival, a stunning display of world-class dance, will return to the Historic Catskill Point in Catskill, NY, for its second edition on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The event is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The program features Dorrance Dance, Gallim Dance, KEIGWIN + COMPANY, Paul Taylor Dance Company and Pontus Lidberg Dance.
Kathryn Posin Dance Company 92nd Street Y, October 17-19 , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
The Kathryn Posin Dance Company presents"Voices of Bulgaria and America" bringing together Bulgarian and American dancers and composers in a shared vision
Limon's "The Moor's Pavane" Around The World various, currently , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
Jose Limon's "The Moor's Pavane" is performed by companies around the world
New York Theatre Ballet’S 2014/2015 Season New York Theatre Ballet, 09/05/2014 through 06/28/2015 , contributed by Michelle Tabnick, Michelle Tabnick Communications
New York Theatre Ballet announces the 2014-15 season, which will include a national tour and repertory performances at the 92nd Street Y (January 10-12, 2015), New York Live Arts (February 18-21, 2015) and Danspace (June 17-20, 2015). NYTB continues to maintain its association with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, and the Company’s Once Upon A Ballet series for children will continue at Florence Gould Hall throughout the year.
Six Degrees Dance And Mich-Mash Productions Actors Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn, Sept. 26 & 27 at 8 PM , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
Six Degrees and Mich-Mash join forces for a program of works by Cecly Placenti, Micheline Heal, and Yung Yung Tsuai
Steps/Reverbdance Performance Lab Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway, September 27 at 8 PM , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
Steps/REVERBdance Performance Lab featuring nin both established and emerging choreoraphers
Soaking Wet Dance Series 263 West 86th St. (at West End), October 2-5 , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
Work by Sean Curran, Daniel Holt, Malini Srinivasan, Blakely White McGuire, Sara Hook & Paul Matteson
The Dance Gallery Festival: Texas Experience Sam Houston State University Performing Arts Center, October 17 and 18, 2014 , contributed by Michelle Tabnick, Michelle Tabnick Communications
VON USSAR danceworks presents the 5th Annual The Dance Gallery Festival: Texas Experience, featuring original works from emerging and renowned choreographers in the Houston area and around the world on October 17 and 18, 2014 at 8pm at Sam Houston State University Performing Arts Center, 815 17th Street, Huntsville, TX. Tickets are $15 (general admission and are available at http://www.dancegalleryfestival.com or by phone at 936-294-2339.
The Women Of Fosse Steps on Broadway, October 5 at 7:30 PM , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
A Steps Beyond Artists Talk with three "Broadway Babies" who can rightly be called "The Women of Fosse" - Diane Laurenson, Dana Moore and Mimi Quillin.
Panel Discussions'Company Or No Company: That Is The Question' Friday April 25 at 8 PM, Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway, 4th floor , contributed by Audrey Ross
This important question for want-to-be artistic directors will be discussed frankly by artistic directors of five dance companies: Lori Belilove, Sidra Bell, Andrew Nemr, Bradley Shelver, and Nancy Turano.
ComedyDinner With The Boys By Dan Lauria September 11-Oct. 5 New Jersey Repertory Company 179 Broadway Long Branch, September 11- October 5, 2014 , contributed by Adele Sammarco, Director of Marketing and Communications at NJ REP
Dan Lauria, star of TV’s The Wonder Years and Sullivan & Son as well as Broadway’s Lombardi and the hit musical A Christmas Story, pens a killer comedy about a couple of old-time wise guys who just want to have a good Italian meal, a few laughs, and tie-up some loose ends before dessert. The cast includes Dan Lauria, Ray Abruzzo, who played Little Carmine Lupertazzi for four seasons on HBO’s The Sopranos, and Richard Zavaglia, veteran of stage and screen, who has appeared in such films as Donnie Brasco with Al Pacino and Johnny Depp.
Free Comedy & Karaoke At 116 Macdougal St - Gaslight Refueled 116 Macdougal Street, West Village NYC, Every Monday night at 8pm , contributed by Pressler Collaborative
Start the week off right with some of NYC's best downtown underground comics! Followed by FREE Karaoke for as long as you can belt it out!
Stolen Chair Theatre Company Presents The Bachelors' Tea Party Lady Mendl's Tea Salon 56 Irving Place between 17th and 18th Street, Sundays at 5pm, open ended run , contributed by Emily Owens, Emily Owens PR
The Bachelors’ Tea Party is an absurd and absurdly intimate new comedy inspired by the relationships of Elsie de Wolfe (Lady Mendl) and Bessie Marbury, who referred to themselves as “The Bachelors,” after they took up joint residence sans men in the first years of the 20th century.
FestivalsSpitting In The Face Of The Devil Theatre Row/Studio Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues) New York, NY 10036, Thursday, September 25th @ 9:00 pm , contributed by email@example.com
Award Winning Solo Show Returns to NYC For An Encore Performance at the United Solo Festival.
WorkshopsTru Presents Mediation Techniques For Producers (And Everyone): Dealing With The Off-Stage Dramas JAMS Conference Room at The New York Times Building, 09/27/2014 , contributed by Michelle Tabnick, Michelle Tabnick Communications
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) in association with JAMS (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services) presents Mediation Techniques for Producers (and Everyone): Dealing with the Off-Stage Dramas on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 12-4:30pm at JAMS Conference Room at The New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue (between 40th and 41st Street), 34th floor, NYC. The workshop fee is $75 ($60 for members of TRU, and $50 for students) and is available at http://www.truonline.org/store.html#mediation. Tickets include a light lunch. To obtain a student discount code, please email TRUStaff1@gmail.com.
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Signature Theatre 2013-14 Season Overview, contributed by Signature theatre
Our 2013-14 season will include work by playwrights Martha Clarke, Will Eno, Horton Foote, David Henry Hwang, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Regina Taylor and August Wilson. It’s a very exciting lineup, and we hope you will join us as a subscriber. We are also proud to remind you about A Generation of Access, our pledge to continue the Signature Ticket Initiative through 2031. All tickets for the initially announced run of each production this season will be just $25, a 66% subsidy off of the regularly priced $75 ticket.
The Collegiate Chorale’S 2014/2015 Season, contributed by Emily, Michelle Tabnick Communications
The Collegiate Chorale announces its 2014-15 season: the New York City Premiere of Eric Idle and John DuPrez’s Not the Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy) at Carnegie Hall, followed by George F. Handel’s Susanna at Town Hall, and the US Premiere of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel’s The Road of Promise at Carnegie Hall. For more information and tickets, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/season-ticket/.
Tru Presents September Tru Panel: An Introduction To Tru: Free-For-Everyone Seasonal Kick-Off Plus Networking Meet-And-Greet, contributed by Michelle Tabnick, Michelle Tabnick Communications
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the September panel, An Introduction to TRU:
Free-for-Everyone Seasonal Kick-off
plus Networking Meet-and-Greet on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, Mainstage Theatre, NY
OperaAstana Opera Company And Symphony Orchestra Carnegie Hall/Isaac Stern Auditorium , Monday October 27 at 8 PM , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
From Kazakhstan is the Astana Opera Company, Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir, and Principal Singers and Soloists in their New York Debut
Chelsea Opera Presents Emperor Norton (Ny Premiere) And The Face On The Barroom Floor Music By Henry Mollicone, Libretto By John S. Bowman St. Peter’s Church in Chelsea 346 West 20th Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues), Fri Nov 7 at 7.30pm and Sat Nov 8 at 4pm , contributed by Lynne Hayden-Findlay, Chelsea Opera
Chelsea Opera presents two one-act opera by West coast composer Henry Mollicone, who joins the production midway to conduct from the piano. Both operas employ the intrigue of flashbacks to the 1800s, one in a little western bar in Colorado, the other in the foggy streets of San Francisco.
Gotham Chamber Opera 2014/2015 Season Gerald W. Lynch Theater, October 14 , contributed by Michelle Tabnick, Michelle Tabnick Communications
Gotham Chamber Opera announces the 2014/2015 season, which begins with Alexandre bis/Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinů, from October 14 – 18, 2014, followed by the revival of Gotham’s 2010 production El gato con botas (Puss in Boots) in December at El Museo del Barrio.
Gotham Chamber Opera Presents Alexandre Bis & Comedy On The Bridge Gerald W. Lynch, October 14-October 18 , contributed by Michelle Tabnick, Michelle Tabnick Communications
A bridge to nowhere. A singing painting. An intermittent beard. Take a dip into the 20th-century absurd as Gotham Chamber Opera begins its 13th season with a double-bill of short comic operas by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů. Alexandre bis (Alexander twice) is a surrealist comedy about a man who decides to test his wife’s fidelity by shaving off his beard and posing as his own cousin from San Francisco.
L'opera Burlesque With The Hot Box Girls Duane Park 308 Bowery (btwn Bleecker & Houston St.) New York, NY , TUESDAY, September 23rd- 8pm - 9pm , contributed by Francesca Caviglia - Associate Producer
Sit back and enjoy this feast of stunning women, gorgeous costumes and dazzling music - the show that people are calling "unique", "glorious" and "beautifully original". Constantly evolving - never quite the same show twice! See the girls at Duane Park every month! L'Opera Burlesque with The Hot Box Girls!
Love And Loss - Chamber Operas By Martin Halpern Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54 St., Oct. 2-5 , contributed by Audrey Ross/Publicity
two original chamber operas by composer/librettist Martin Halpern on the topic of "Love and Loss"
The Power Of Love: Two Operatic Musicals - "Out The Window" & "Rappaccini's Daughter" Theater for the New City, September 11-28, 2014 , contributed by Paul Siebold / Off Off PR
Two new American operatic musical adaptations from classical works, Seymour Barab’s operatic parody Out The Window based upon Georges Feydeux’s farce “Par La Fenetre;” and Rappaccini’s Daughter, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s gothic short story, with libretto by Linsey Abrams and music by Michael Cohen. Out The Window is a one act comic opera set in the late 1950’s/60’s ‘Mad Men’ era. Rappaccini’s Daughter, from the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a gripping Gothic tale set in medieval Italy.
RevuesHow To Be A New Yorker move to The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square, beginning September 20th , contributed by Jim Randolph
delivers a laugh-filled tour around the greatest city in the world with actors, comedians and licensed tour guides Ms. Copeland and Mr. Doyle as they play over 70 characters. Under the direction of OBIE Award winner Robert Ross Parker, this “Saturday Night Live” style comedy features a hilarious look at NYC's 400-year history. Immigrants, construction workers, muggers, Wall Street bankers, panhandlers, MTA workers, and Mayor Bloomberg all get a solid lampooning! It doesn't matter if you were born on the Upper West Side or just took your first terrifying cab ride, you will love learning How to Be a New Yorker.
Missed Connections: An Exploration Into The Online Postings Of Desperate Romantics Vlada Lounge is located at 331 W. 51st Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)., every first and third Mondays each month, starting at 9:00PM , contributed by Ricky Dunlop
Using real postings from the infamous craigslist section, the group will dive headfirst into dozens of unique characters. With a variety of locations, intentions and grammar, Missed Connections is a show of endless hilarity. The show is performed by a rotating cast featuring Jennifer Jean Anderson, Ricky Dunlop, Jake Mckenna, Lauren Roth and George Salazar. Admission is FREE.