Horse Trade Theater Group Presents HT ENCORES 2013, Beginning 1/10

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Horse Trade Theater Group Presents HT ENCORES 2013, Beginning 1/10

Horse Trade Theater Group's audience is young, diverse, hip, artistic, and most importantly interested. Come see some of the best indie theatre of the year, back by popular demand for a limited time only! Horse Trade's 2013 Encore Series will feature original works by the Drama Desk nominated RadioTheatre, comedian Tanya O'Debra, the acclaimed CollaborationTown, and FRIGID New York Festival favorites writer/performer Cara Yates, solo artist Slash Coleman, clown performer Sandrine Lanfond, and hybrid multimedia theatre presenters, Theatre Reverb.

King Kong
Presented by RadioTheatre
Journey with us as we take you from the streets of Depression Era New York City to the high seas of the Far East to the prehistoric jungles of Skull Island! Witness the terrifying creatures from another time battle the great and mighty Kong! And, be there when the proud giant is captured and brought back to civilization where he escapes from his chains to wreak havoc upon our world! All for the love of a woman! (80 minutes)
Thu 1/10 @ 7pm, Sun 1/13 @ 5pm, & Tue 1/15 @ 5:30pm

The Neon Man and Me
Written & Performed by Slash Coleman
Award-winning storyteller Slash Coleman brings to life his nationally televised PBS Special with 30 characters who tell an expressive, touching and heart-warming story about best friends, following your heart, and a journey home. "Extremely provocative & entertaining." - NPR. 2012 BEST DRAMA. Viewed by over 77 million people nationwide! (60 minutes)
Fri 1/11 @ 7pm & Mon 1/14 @ 8:30pm

Bye, Bye Bombay
Written & Performed by Cara Yeates
Bye Bye Bombay is the story of Gauri a young woman who, after her mother's tragic death, travels to India to 'find herself'. Instead Gauri loses herself in the exciting world of Bollywood. There she meets a colorful cast of characters, including the washed up starlet, the Russian dancer and one lecherous director. A foreigner lost in a maze of masala, will Gauri find something more valuable than spandex, glitter, fancy footwork? (70 minutes)
Fri 1/11 @ 8:30pm & Sun 1/13 @ 8:30pm

Radio Star
Written & Performed by Tanya O'Debra
Watch (but mainly listen) as Tanya O'Debra lends her voice to ten different characters while simultaneously staging silly sound effects in this filthy, filthy, dirty 1940's radio detective spoof. Just like the golden age of radio, only dirtier. (60 minutes)
Sat 1/12 @ 6:30pm & Mon 1/14 @ 7pm

Intium/Finis
Presented by Theatre Reverb
In the Yoshiwara club of the red light district, four members of opposing insurgent factions battle for control of a revolution against a crumbling metropolis. This futuristic noir inspired by the classics Blade Runner and Metropolis uses live feed from multiple security cameras to create a beautiful nightmarish environment of danger and intrigue and surrounds spectators with live music, cabaret, projection and classical Indian dance-theatre in a unique total theatrical experience the press calls "a multi-sensory, funny, serious, erotic and fascinating piece of theater" and "a paranoid post-apocalypse [that] bridges ancient and modern mythology and calls on audiences to question the composition of human nature." (90 minutes)
Sat 1/12 @ 8pm & Tue 1/15 @ 9pm

The Momentum
Presented by CollaborationTown
CollaborationTown is going to change your life when we fulfill our vibrational destinies together with The Momentum, a self-help-sploitation that asks: Unhappy? Listless? Broke? Alone? Depressed? Shoeless? Let its Laws of Attraction massage your vibrations and pull you into the Gaping Hole of Momentum. There, you'll eventually learn it's not what you don't have that matters, but what you think you want to have but don't yet and aren't sure how to find and who even knows if what you want is what you need or if it's obtainable but if it is there's only one way to get it: THE MOMENTUM™®©. (60 minutes)
Sun 1/13 @ 7pm & Tue 1/15 @ 7:30pm

Little Lady
Created & Performed by Sandrine Lanfond
The transformation of Cirque du Soleil and Celine Dion dancer to performer generated theater artist is mirrored in this dark, comic and at times grotesque fable about our modern day obsession with self- image. The exquisite movement skills of Lafond juxtaposed with the world of distortion and manipulation accentuates Little Lady's tormented and blissful metamorphosis. (50 minutes)
Mon 1/14 @ 5:30pm

HT Encores 2013 will run January 10-15 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Ave and Bowery). Tickets ($15; $12 students & seniors) are available online at www.horseTRADE.info or by calling Smarttix at 212-868-4444.

HORSE TRADE THEATER GROUP is a self-sustaining theater development group; with a focus on new work, it has produced a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater. Horse Trade's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent Theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. It is also the home of FRIGID New York – the first and only festival of its kind in New York City.

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