Joffrey Ballet School's New York City Summer Ballet Intensive's culminating performances of TEXTURE directed by Artistic Directors Josie Walsh and Jo Matos featuring our talented students from around the globe in original works by our world-class choreographers.
This is the story of Mae who has been thrown out of her apartment with all of her belongings on a street corner. She is an elderly woman and as she sifts through her belongings, she remembers her past. It was she thought a "flamboyant life." But was it really? July 19 @ 6:15PM July 20 @ 6:15PM July 22 @ 8:30PM Running time 35 minutes This play is part of a two bill night event and will be presented together with an other play - COUNSEL FOR LOVE which is 30 minutes long. Purchase 1 tickets see both shows. Both plays running time 65 minutes
Counsel of love is about four kids who are mandated to go to attend a counseling meeting. The 4 kids talk about how they arent loved by their parents by bringing up previous experiences. Each time they bring up previous experiences a scene is played behind the office to represent them telling the other students what happened. July 19 @ 6:15PM July 20 @ 6:15PM July 22 @ 8:30PM Running time 30 minutes This play is part of a two bill night event and will be presented together with an other play - MY GOLDEN GIRL which is 35 minutes long. Purchase 1 tickets see both shows. Both plays running time 65 minutes
*Limited Run: July 19 -21 2018 SAVAGE FORCE is an original, live production inspired by the work of legendary Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen. The show blends digital projection with live action, and features dancers from the New York City Ballet and Bolshoi Ballet Academy. SYNOPSIS: JOHN HAKON leads an expeditionary research team to an uncharted area of the High Arctic. In this isolated region, they contend with unpredictable weather, face threats from the Russian military, and encounter a mysterious outpost that has managed to survive it all... The show will be produced for a limited run July 19-21, 2018 at NYC's Kraine Theater (85 E. 4th St). For more information, visit savageforcemusical.com WRITTEN by: MARY JANE AJODAH PRODUCED by: MARY JANE AJODAH / JOHN AJODAH STARRING: JOSHUA GRAY, TANJI CHOREOGRAPHY: JERUSHA ELLIE DE WAAL FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHY: KYRO WAVEBOURNE LIGHTING DESIGN: ZACHARY HEFFNER SOUND ENGINEER: HOWARD FREDRICS MOTION GRAPHICS: BEATA RYBICKA FEATURING (IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE): JERUSHA ELLIE DE WAAL, ALEXANDRA BERTI, LARA KIRSCHBAUM, GREG MAYS, DAN LERNER, JOSHUA GRAY, LANDAN KELLIM, THADDAEUS ABBOTT, ALEX DAGG, TANJI LIAM, SAWYER REO FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? The event is suitable for all ages. What's the refund policy? Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Attendees can bring their printed ticket or digital confirmation.
This summer, NY Classical Theatre will bring to life one of Shakespeare's most well known tragedies in a dynamic adaptation of Romeo & Juliet. We will transform five parks into Verona, with six actors playing all the roles in this fast-paced tour de force production. All performances begin at 7pm.Click here for all details & information.
Ole Fashion Girl, Lola Cooper, told through poetry, Cindy Calderon. The play about Debbie and DeDee, two long time friends who try to get back what was lost. Will they make it? Let's see, cause "The Hens" are a clucking, and everybody knows everything in the old neighborhood... In the role of Debbie, Cynthia Perkins, in the role of DeDee, Tasha Brumfield, support actors, Corine Diaz, Moniqua Peek, and, Joyce Dowling. Video clip, YouTube.com, ole fashion girl, Lola Cooper. July 13, 2018, WINE & CHEESE PARTY- in Studio 'G'. This preview performance, and Q&A, is a intimate party to celebrate our second run. Come meet our new cast/reacquaint with our original cast. And - Ask EVERYBODY anything - while enjoying some wine and cheese/coffee and cake. Limited seating. July 20, and 21, 2018. Enjoy the full play in the upstairs theater. With some surprise treats.
Presented by TOSOS Written by Jewelle Gomez, in collaboration with Harry Waters, Jr. Directed by Mark Finley. Set in his creative imagination, WAITING FOR GIOVANNI dramatizes James Baldwin's personal, professional and artistic struggles as he completes his groundbreaking 1956 novel Giovanni's Room. TOSOS (“The Other Side of Silence”) is dedicated to preserving the theatrical heritage of the LGBTQ community through the development of new plays by emerging artists as well as revivals of established works. Our productions explore the unique LGBTQ experiences and cultural sensibilities of our community in a life-affirming and respectful way. Since 2002, the company has produced over 25 main-stage shows and so many readings of new plays and works in progress we have trouble counting them all. TOSOS recently won The New York Innovative Theatre Award for Best Revival of a Play for Doric Wilson’s play, STREET THEATER. All tickets prices include a $2 Theater Restoration fee. Please note that online ticket sales shut off 2 hours prior to curtain; call the Flea Box Office to inquire about available tickets at that time.
Noras Playhouse presents "whatdoesfreemean?" a new play by award-winning human rights playwright Catherine Filloux "whatdoesfreemean?" follows the journey of an African-American woman serving a long sentence for a non-violent drug offense. When Mary ends up in solitary confinement, she struggles to maintain her sanity in the face of loneliness, indifference, human cruelty, and loss. The play takes the audience into her psychic world. We travel alongside her self-guided intellectual and emotional journey into the nature of freedom, both physical and psychological as Marys external and internal experience unfolds on stage in the present, in memory, and in the fantasies that help her survive. With James Edward Becton*, Brenda Crawley, Justin Jorrell, Galway McCullough*, Liz Morgan*, and Lisa Strum* as Mary Directed by Amy S. Green Scenic and Lighting Design by Phoebe Mauro Projection and Sound Design by Sadah Espii Proctor Costume Design by Rashidah Nelson Fight Choreography by Galway McCullough Stage Management by Karen Oughtred General Management by Rebecca Lovett "whatdoesfreemean?" was developed with the support of Noras Playhouse. The Noras Playhouse production of "whatdoesfreemean?" is presented by The Tank. It is an Equity approved showcase. *Actors appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association Graphic Design: Veronica Bella
A Pulitzer-winning playwright, screenwriter and outspoken political activist, who has disappeared from her high-profile life in New York, Hollywood, and the tabloids, is hiding under an assumed name in a secluded seaside motel in Santa Barbara, California, where she intends to end her life by her own hand. At the very moment she is about to commit suicide, there is a knock on her door. It is a man with whom she had a brief relationship twenty-five years ago, when she was thirty-six and at the height of her Broadway fame and he was a naïve twenty, studying to be a Catholic priest. They met during the nineteen fifties in Reno's famous art-deco Mapes Hotel, where she was staying for her six-weeks divorce. He was working in the hotel while on sabbatical from the Franciscan Order, struggling to resolve doubts about the priesthood and himself. Over the last twenty-five years, they have not seen each other nor spoken. The play stars Leenya Rideout, whose Broadway credits include War Horse, Company, Cabaret and Cyrano de Bergerac. Also starring John Zdrojeski, who has appeared in numerous regional productions. Jay Russell, who has appeared on Broadway, and Emily Juliette Murphy, who has appeared Off Broadway. All actors courtesy of Equity.
Written by playwright Jonathan Marc Sherman. Directed by Hayley Walters. Three adult brothers are living together once again in their childhood apartment, struggling to redefine themselves while pursuing their desires and coping with the void left by their parents deaths. Drastic shifts in their dynamic occur after a neighbor named Stella becomes a part of their lives. A sweet and sour look about the illusions we have about what makes us happy and what is within our power to change. Join us at this beautiful performance space in the heart of Midtown for an intimate and exciting theater experience. Refreshments will be provided for suggested donations. Tickets are $15 online, $20 at the door.
After the death of her husband, Bernada Alba forces her five daughters to endure a brutal mourning period that doesn't allow them to leave the house for years. Trapped in a repressive home, jealousy & envy soon erupts among the sisters as they each struggle for personal freedom. Passionate, lyrical & haunting, "The House of Bernarda Alba" is an epic Spanish tragedy that seeks to incite revelation & revolution from its audience. Please join The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company this summer as we explore what makes this play a timeless classic that still speaks to modern audiences. CAST BERNARDA - Lorie Barber MARIA JOSEFA - Sylvia Pilar PONCIA - Patricia Perales MAID / PRUDENCIA - Tanya Fazal ANGUSTIAS - Danielle Patsakos MAGDALENA - Fiamma Piacentini AMELIA - Elena Rusconi MARTIRIO - Rachel Towne ADELA - Jordan Monaghan CREW DIRECTOR - Thomas R. Gordon STAGE MANAGER / PROP MASTER - Julia Brunner COSTUME DESIGN - Al Malonga LIGHT DESIGN - Eric Norbury SET DESIGN - Sonya Plenefisch
Sea View Playwright's Theatre Presents Race by David Mamet Directed by Ken Tirado Assistant Directed by Helene Montagna Stage Managed by Daniela Favaloro RACE is a drama that touches on many issues we face today including the metoo movement, white privilege and the politics of race. It is a four character play that takes place in a law office. Please be advised that Race contains adult themes and strong language and may not be suitable for all audiences. Featuring: Michael Robert Anderson Sean Augustin Joey Caramanno Helene Dubois
DENMARK a new play written by Matthew Gasda Starring Coco McDermott, Jonathan Wilde, Maureen Mueller*, Bret Bailey* and Brian Oxenhandler Directed by Aimée Fortier Produced by Keeley Miller Associate Producer: Casey Leigh Stanton (Photo Credit: Johannes Oberman)
IN RESIDENCE: July 17-30, 2018 In this years expanded Lightbulb Reading Series, eight young playwrights will collaborate with G45 Productions to develop their own new works over the course of a two week residency at IRT. The eight playwrights will refine their scripts, develop their voices, and expand their sense of storytelling and collaboration skills in workshops with actors and artistic consultants from the G45 ensemble. These workshops will culminate in readings open to the public at IRT. This is the first year the Reading Series has hosted eight playwrights some of whom have collaborated with G45 previously, and some of which are completely new. Their pieces are all at very different stages of development, but every single one is thought provoking, incisive and utterly unique. PERFORMANCES: Thurs July 19th@ 7 pm: Little Lives Friday July 20th @ 8 pm: Manger Saturday July 21st @ 8 pm: Happy Birthday Mars Rover Sunday July 22nd @ 2:30 pm : Manger Sunday July 22nd @ 8 pm: Happy Birthday Mars Rover Monday July 23rd @ 7pm: Little Lives Wednesday July 25th @ 7pm : Body Project/Exalted/Blood Thursday July 26th @ 7pm : Body Project/Exalted/Blood Friday July 29th @ 8pm: The Technicians Saturday July 28th @ 8 pm: Puppy Dog Blues Sunday July 29th @ 2:30 pm: The Technicians Sunday July 29th @ 8 pm: Puppy Dog Blues PRICE: Suggested Donation $5.00 At IRT:154 Christopher st. NYC #3B (third floor) This years Lightbulb plays are listed below: Puppy Dog Blues by Jake Anderson Two dogs escape from their master, and a girl runs away from home. Their chance meeting in the middle of the forest forces us to confront how we tell our own stories, justify our pasts, and move forward. Body Project by Charlotte Durkee The Body Project is an interview based theater installation piece that explores the human relationship with one's body using projections mapped to body molds made from the interviewees. Happy Birthday Mars Rover by Preston Choi The Mars Rover was engineered to do two things: search for life on the surface of Mars, and for some reason sing Happy Birthday. Tracking humanity's ceaseless search for understanding and preservation Happy Birthday Mars Rover offers a kaleidoscope of Earth's history from the dawn of humanity, through the present, and into the unknowable future trying to answer the eternal questions: What does it mean to be alive? Is there life in outer space? and does it like cake? Little Lives by Shara Feit At the Womens Care Crisis Pregnancy Center, the new trainee is learning the ropes, the protestors are stationed outside, and the abortion clinic...
It's fall of 1965. Malcolm X has been assassinated. MLK Jr has led the march from Selma to Montgomery. LBJ has announced an order to double the number of men drafted per month. Meanwhile, a group of college seniors shares an over-crowded apartment at their east-coast liberal arts school. Tensions rise as each one grapples with their future as graduation grows ever closer. A touching and painfully relatable dramedy, Michael Wellers MOONCHILDREN begs the question: how can we face the world if we cant face ourselves? Directed by: Jennifer Zahlit Ensemble includes: Finn Kerwin, Fiona Collinson, Tucker Aust, John Snow, Nikola Balac, Kat Belinfante, Peter Mitchell, Hannah Donovan, Brendan Connor, Elijah Guo, Tucker Sparkman, Leo Ocampo, and Jack Tavcar. Executive Producer: Fiona Collinson Producer/Director of Marketing and Public Relations: Grace Sarosdy Associate Producer: Kat Belinfante
"Paramour" is a multi-generational LGBTQ love story that examines the intricacies and sacrifices of queer love through the use of heightened language. Over the course of one man's life, three separate stories of desire unfold. The father, the artist, and the bride are forced to reckon with what you must give up in order to fall in love with the same sex. Written by John Anthony Loffredo Directed by Jennifer Parkhill Produced by Piera Van de Wiel Featuring: Johnny Pozzi Marcus Jones Jack Sochet* John Anthony Loffredo Marissa Matrone Valeria Avina Janessa Floyd Charles Dinstuhl* *Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association.
O Negative follows the Palmer family and how they cope with the loss of their youngest member. When 6-year-old Charlotte falls and hits her head, ugly truths are revealed and the family implodes. Theirs is a world of love, loss, and loyalty, and a wound that spills more than just blood. July 16 @ 6:15pm July 20 @ 9pm July 22 @ 3:30pm - Sunday Play run 60 minutes
5 PLAYS GO IN. 3 PLAYS COME OUT. YOUR VOTE DECIDES. Serials @ The Flea is a raucous late night play competition featuring The Bats and some of NYC’s hottest young playwrights and directors. This event, which runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00pm includes 1 FREE beer with the purchase of a ticket. All tickets are only $12*. In Serials @ The Flea, five teams of Bats perform original ten-minute episodic plays. The audience votes for its three favorite plays, which return the next week with a new installment. The teams with the two least popular stories must likewise come back the following week, but with entirely different serialized plays. *Does not include a $2 Theater Restoration Fee.