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(7/4/2015) - This July Company of Fools (COF) presents the hilarious winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play,Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by the master of comedy, Christopher Durang. One of the most lauded Broadway plays of recent years, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike has been described by the New York Times as, "deliriously funny" and "comic acting raised to the level of high art."
Classical Theatre of Harlem's THE TEMPEST Begins Tonight
(7/3/2015) - The 15th anniversary season of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director) continues with CTH's free, summer, uptown production of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, presented in partnership with City Parks Foundation's SummerStage festival. The Carl Cofield-directed production, which stars New York theater and Broadway veteran Ron Cephas Jones, will transform the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park into an enchanted Caribbean island where the magic takes flight, with an elaborate aerial design elements planned. The third annual CTH Under the Stars presentation holds previews tonight, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. Performances, which are free and open to the public, run from July 5 through 26.
SENSE OF AN ENDING to Make US Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
(7/2/2015) - 59E59 Theaters will welcome kef theatrical productions with SENSE OF AN ENDING, written by Ken Urban and directed by Adam Fitzgerald. SENSE OF AN ENDING begins performances on Thursday, August 20 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 6.
CARETAKER OF COROFIN Premieres Tonight at Theater for the New City
(7/2/2015) - A new play titled The Caretaker of Corofin is premiering at Theater for the New City tonight, July 2, through July 12, telling the story of an American traveler who finds herself suddenly treated as a murder suspect in the pictureseque, if rocky, town of Corofin, Ireland.
Christopher Stetson Boal's PIMM'S MISSION to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
(6/30/2015) - 59E59 Theaters welcomes Oberon Theatre Ensemble with PIMM'S MISSION, written by Christopher Stetson Boal and directed by Terrence O'Brien. PIMM'S MISSION begins performances on Thursday, July 30 for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 16. Press opening is Tuesday, August 4 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.
Anti-House Cat Rally to Open Bad Theater Fest at Treehouse Theater, 7/18
(6/29/2015) - Chelsea's Treehouse Theater and Bad Theater Fest have curated a brash, bold, 'can't look away' night of train wreck performances at Treehouse Theater, 154 W 29th St (b/t 6th and 7th Ave) - 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10001. The variety show takes place Saturday, July 18, 8pm - 9:15pm.
MINIMUS 3D ARKESTRA Plays 13th Street Repertory Theatre, Now thru 7/30
(6/30/2015) - Thanks to new technologies, artists can now make 3D films and play them like melodic, texture-based visual instruments in real time, performing in duets with acoustic musicians. A new genre of collaborative performance is in the making, as demonstrated in 'Minimus 3D Arkestra,' a visual-sonic concert by Ikuo Nakamura (film) and Hayes Greenfield (sax/voice/effects rig). This pioneering fusion of disciplines will be revealed in a five-week run, today, June 30 to July 30, at the intimate 13th Street Repertory Theatre, 50 West 13th Street.
Hamlet Isn't Dead to Stage LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST in July
(6/29/2015) - Next up in the Shakespearean cannon from Hamlet Isn't Dead is LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST - our acoustic, summer spectacular of Shakespeare's first real rom-com! In true Hamlet Isn't Dead style, this production is a trimmed-up tale of summer lovin' between the dudes of Navarre and the ladies of France. It's full of passionate whimsy and irreverent verse; love poems and fistfights; bad Latin jokes and live music from the cast!
Open Bar Theatricals to Present First Round Fellowship Staged Reading July 6
(6/28/2015) - Open Bar Theatricals, a new Manhattan-based theatre company, will present a reading of 'Journeymen and Womyn (with a "y"),' by Mike Wirsch, on Monday, July 6th at the Barrow Group Theatre. 'Journeymen…' is the second installment in Open Bar's 2015 First Round Fellowship, a new program for young or established writers/directors/creators and their developmental works.