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MITF 2014 to Feature More Than 75 Shows, 7/14-8/10

MITF 2014 to Feature More Than 75 Shows, 7/14-8/10

The Midtown International Theater Festival has announced its 2014 lineup. Details below!

** For more information and for tickets, visit http://www.midtownfestival.org.

THE BAUER SISTERS

A gathering of girlfriends from the old country reveals dark secrets better left dead.

Dorothy Strelsin Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 16 @ 3:30 p.m.

July 19 @ 4 p.m.

July 20 @ 8:30 p.m.

July 23 @ 3:30 p.m.

July 31 @ 7:45 p.m.

August 2, @ 2:30 p.m.

August 3 @ 4:30 p.m.

BIELZY & GOTTFRIED (musical)

What if God and the Devil wrote a musical?

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 14t@ at 8:00 p.m.
July 16th at 6:00 p.m.
July 17th at 8:00 p.m.
July 19th at 8:45 p.m.
July 20th at 5:00 p.m.

CHAMPAGNE LADY

North Dakota.1965. The Strauss family. A trailer. Thanksgiving. ... be there.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 18 @ 7:30 p.m.

July 25 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 1:00 p.m.

Aug. 1 @ 6:00 p.m.

CHENEL STAR! MY JOURNEY AT THE STRIP CLUB

A stripper tells her journey working at a strip club, with a hard lesson yet still to learn.

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 15 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 5:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 6:30 p.m.

CLAN MACBETH

Lust, Death, Greed, Hell, Redemption ... all members of CLAN MACBETH

(WARNING: This play contains SEXUAL SITUATIONS).

Production in Italian

Dorothy Strelsin Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 26 @ 6:15 p.m.

August 1 @ 6:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 8:30 p.m.

COMFORT

A filmmaker's latest work deals with sex slaves in World War II ... including the one that haunts his dreams.

The Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 18 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 19 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 1:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 6:30 p.m.

August 1 @ 7:30 p.m.

CONTROLLING INTEREST

A stressed business executive visits a dominatrix for a brief "vacation from responsibility" only to discover that she has a horrifying agenda of her own.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 21 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 23 @ 8:00 p.m.

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY MOLESTER: A JOURNEY OF FAITH
Michael came to pray ... and became prey. Maybe God has forgiven his abuser, but should he?

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 14 @ 6:00 p.m.
July 19 @ 8:30 p.m.
July 30 @ 6:00 p.m.
July 31 @ 8:00 p.m.
August 2 @ 1:00 p.m.

COUNTDOWN

A convicted murderer learns on the day of his execution that his public defender may have made a fatal error in his defense.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 15 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 16 @ 8:30 p.m.

July 20 @ 5:00 p.m.

COVER

Even the most carefully planned lives go off track. Just ask Peter and David...or their wives.

Dorothy Strelsin Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 15 @ 6:00 p.m.
July 17 @ 7:45 p.m.
July 26 @ 4:15 p.m.
July 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
July 28 @ 7:30 p.m.
July 29 @ 6:00 p.m.

DEJA WHO?

Dueling soul mates... times four!

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 19 @ 1:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 3: 00 p.m.

July 27 @ 1:00 p.m.

July 28 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 8:00 p.m.

DEMERARA GOLD

A girl from Guyana taps into her wild spirit to break away and reunite with her parents in America, only to find her battle has just begun.

Dorothy Strelsin Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 17 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 18 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 19 @ 6:15 p.m.

July 20@ 6:45 p.m.

July 24@ 6:15 p.m.

July 31@ 6:00 p.m.

DIARY OF A MILF

It takes a fearless woman to be a MILF!

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor
July 19 @ 5:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 24 @ 8; 00 p.m.

August 1 @ 9:00 p.m.
August 2 @ 7:00 p.m.

EDDIE

In a tough inner-city school, hard-of-hearing Eddie must keep silent about his attraction to the local bully ... and visa versa.

Dorothy Strelsin Theater

312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 16 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 19 @ 2:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 5:00 p.m.

July 30 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 2:30 p.m.

EDDIE & THE PALACEADES (musical)

You're only young once...but the music lasts forever

June Havoc Theater - 312 West 36th St.

July 15 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 21 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 30 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 3:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 3:30 p.m.

EURYDICE DESCENDING

Wendy and Bill have spent six weeks at home together but they have not run into each other once.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 29 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 9:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 4:00 p.m.

FARM HALL

August 1945, German nuclear scientists are held captive in an English country manor, FARM HALL, as atomic bombs are on their way to Japan. BASED ON A TRUE STORY

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 15 @ 8:30 p.m.

July 19 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 1:00 p.m.

FORTUNE

Freedom has a new name: The true story of Rose Fortune

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 19 @ 5:00 p.m.

July 23 @ 8:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT!)

July 25 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 1:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 9:30 p.m.

FRAME 313

Mark's obsession with the Kennedy conspiracy might assassinate his own future.

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 17 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 18 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 23 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 24 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 1 @ 6:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 7:30 p.m.

THE GEEZER GAME

Doc and the Over-the-Hill Gang meet the Youth of America at the Fifty Year Line.

Dorothy Strelsin Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 23 @ 6 p.m.

July 24 @ 8 p.m.

July25 @ 5:45 p.m.

July 26 @ 12:00 noon & 8:00 p.m.

GLAM NIGHT

It started in a Tiki Bar ... spandex and glitter... it ends in the weight room ... spandex and sweat.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 17 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 1:00 p.m.

July 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 8:30 p.m.

July 27 @ 2:30 p.m.

HIMMELREICH

In the last days of World War II, Audie Murphy, the handsome farmhand who became the most decorated American soldier of the war and later a movie star, encountered a man he believed to be SS Colonel Otto Skorzeny, an avatar of Nazism and one of the most dangerous men in the Third Reich.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 15 @ 8:15 p.m.

July 16 @ 7:15 p.m.

July 20 @ 6:00 p.m.

HOMAGE TO HENRY: A Dramatization of John Berryman's The Dream Songs

A stage adaptation of John Berryman's literary masterpiece

Henry struggles to find the meaning of life and art while navigating through wine, women, fame, and faculty meetings.

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th St.

July 19 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 1:00 p.m.

JULIA & BUDDY

Sparks fly between a neurotic philosopher and a dysfunctional maintenance man - what could possibly go right?

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 17 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 18 @ 9:00 p.m.

July 19 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 4:30 p.m.

August 2 @ 5:00 p.m.

LONG DIVISION

The Equation: Post-Coital Strategizing + Pill Popping + Backroom Dealing = A Contemporary Spin on KING LEAR

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 14 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 18 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 19 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 9:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 5:00 p.m.

LOTTIE AND LEO

Two Cancer patients learn that Love is the Music of Memories

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 28 @ 6:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 6:30 p.m.

August 3 @ 1:00 p.m.

ME AND CAESAR LEE (musical)

In 1985, can a 43-year-old recording star and a teen band's 22-year-old manager hit the right chord?

TBG Theatre on the 3rd floor, 312W. 36th Street

July 14 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 18 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 21@ 8:00 p.m.

July 23 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 31 @ 8:00 p.m.

August 6 @ 3:00 p.m.

August 8 @ 8:00 p.m.

NEW DAWN (musical)

Football Captain Joey Johnson has a secret in this coming of age musical about coming out.

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

Wednesday, July 16 @ 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 20 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 27 @ 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 31 @ 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 3 @ 1:00 p.m.

PISTRIX

Confined to an aquatic prison housed in the belly of a whale, Ilario, a derelict toy-maker, relives the memories of the family he lost in the disaster and town that rejected him.

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 18 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 30 @ 6:00 p.m.

August 1 @ 7:45 p.m.

ROMAN FEVER (musical)

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 28 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 5:45 p.m.

SAGANAKI SERENADE (musical)

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 28 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 9:15 p.m.

July 30 @ 9:15 p.m.

SLEEP WELL

What happens when two dudes with weird energy become roommates? Darkness.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 19 @ 2:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 2:00 p.m.

August 2 @ 1:30 p.m.

August 8 @ 8:00 p.m.

SOLE MATES

A zany shoe store owner will go to any measure to find his true sole mate.

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 21 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 8:15 p.m.

July 23@ 7:00 p.m.

STORYVILLE BLUES

In a brothel in New Orleans at the dawn of the Jazz age, Storyville Blues explores the plight of the African American woman.

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 25 @ 7:45 p.m.
July 26 @ 2:15 p.m.
July 27 @ 9:00 p.m.

THE DARKROOM

A bitter old man and his slacker nephew develop a unique relationship thanks to the discovery of a box of WWII photographs

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 15 @ 7:00 p.m.
July 16 @ 6:00 p.m.
July 20 @ 7:15 p.m.

THE HONEY FITZ

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 28 @ 7:00 p.m.
July 29 @ 6:00 p.m.
August 3 @ 2:00 p.m.

THE SWANS

In a dark cabaret, downtown in new york city. Tchaikovsky meets hilarious sultry divas. Why don't you come take a peak?

June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 24 @ 6:30 p.m.

July 25 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 26 @ 9; 30 p.m.

July 27 @ 7:30 p.m.

THIS WILL ALL BE YOURS (musical)

Planting for the future doesn't come easy to some members of this farm family.

TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 W. 36th Street, 3rd floor)

July 17 Thurs 7/17: 7 p.m.

July 19 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 20 @ 3:00 p.m.

July 22 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 23 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 25 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 28 @ 7:00 p.m.

July 30 @ 3:00 p.m.

August 2@ 3:00 p.m.

August 2@ 7:00 p.m.

August 4@ 7:00 p.m.

August 7@ 7:00 p.m.

TIDE BEYOND THE RIFT

A lonely man impersonates a woman's father lost to her during the Cuban Revolution ...

Will this strange reunion create a happy ending?

The Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 14 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 19@ 1:00 p.m.

July 27@ 8:00 p.m.

July 31@ 6:00 p.m.

August 2@ 1:00 p.m.

WARP SPEED: A SCI-FI MUSICAL!

Set your phasers to hilarious and join the crew of the Interstellar to boldly sing where no spaceman has sung before!

The TBG Theatre, 312 W 36th St, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10018
August 1 @ 8 p.m.

August 2 @ 9:30 p.m.

August 3 @ 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

August 5 @ 7 p.m.

August 6 @ 8 p.m.

August 9 @ 8 p.m.

August 10 @ 2 p.m.

THE WHOLE DAMN THING

One instant wrecked Courtney's family. Is Mac the escape she's been looking for?

The Dorothy Strelsin Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 16 @ 6 p.m.

July 20 @ 1 p.m.

July 23 @ 8 p.m.

July 29 @ 8 p.m.

August 2 @ 4:30 p.m.

August 3 @ 6:30 p.m.

WOODSTOCK '99

Sex, Texts, and Confronting Rape Culture via Twitter

The June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 21 @ 6:00 p.m.

July 27 @ 5:30 p.m.

July 28 @ 8:30 p.m.

July 31 @ 8:30 p.m.

August 33 @ 6 p.m.

ZENO'S PARADOX

Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 28 @ 8:00 p.m.

July 29 @ 7:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 3:00 p.m.

Venue:

SUMMER SHORT PLAY LAB

The Jewel Box Theater - 312 W. 36th St., fourth floor

July 25 @ 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
July 26 @ 2:30 & 4:30 p.m.

CABARET MITF FEATURING TRADITIONAL BROADWAY AND CABARET PERFORMERS

July 17: Opening Gala Starring Bill Zeffiro and featuring special vocal guests performing a Tribute to the Golden Age of Broadway The TBG Theatre

July 18: Jennifer Pace performing an evening of Rosemary Clooney @ The Dorothy Strelsin

July 19: Jeffrey Williams @ The Dorothy Strelsin

July 24: Amy Wolk @ The Dorothy Strelsin

July 25: Chloe' Perrier: From France, a night of French torch songs @ The Dorothy Strelsin

July 26: Lennie Watts @ The Dorothy Strelsin

July 31: Ricky Ritzel @ The Dorothy Strelsin

August 1: The Sometime Boys in Americana Jam @ The Dorothy Strelsin

August 2: Jon Pousette-Dart Legendary Singer/Songwriter @ The TBG Theatre

Staged Readings

OLD MEN ARE FULL OF S**T

Life for Ismail reads like that of any immigrant in America - unfortunately.

The June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 23 @ 3:00 pm.

HOME BODY

Sometimes you need a helping hand to move on, even from beyond the grave.

The June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 30 @ 2:00 pm.

SOUNDVIEW SUMMER

The June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 31 @ 3:00 p.m.

TO WIN A CROWN OF THORNS

The June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

Aug 1 @ 2:00 p.m.

YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS (musical)

A young artist tries to hold onto his childhood friend and love of his life, as she grows and changes, with the materialistic world tugging her away from him.

The June Havoc Theatre - 312 W. 36th St., first floor

July 29 @ 2 pm.

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