THE WHITE CASTLE Set for Samuel French's 40th Annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
(7/29/2015) - THE WHITE CASTLE by ANDERSON JOHN HEINZ has been selected from nearly 1,500 submissions to be a finalist in the Samuel French's 40h Annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival (OOB) in New York City this summer. THE WHITE CASTLE is produced by SARA DEVINEY AND SAMUEL FRENCH OFF OFF BROADWAY SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL and will be presented on August 4th at the East 13th Street Theater (Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th Street, NYC). THE WHITE CASTLE is one of 30 plays presented during the week-long event. At the end of which, Samuel French's editorial staff will select six titles for publication and licensing.
Crashbox Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of KITCHEN SINK EXPERIMENT(S)
(7/28/2015) - Crashbox Theater Company will present the World Premiere of KITCHEN SINK EXPERIMENT(S) by Colby Day. Director Andrew J Scoville will stage the production in an authentic Brooklyn apartment with a limited audience of 20 per performance. Previews begin October 16 with opening night slated for Wednesday, October 21 at Brian & Simone's Apartment.
Primrose Productions to Present KISS ME OR CUT OFF MY HEAD, 8/20-9/5
(7/28/2015) - Primrose Productions presents a new adaptation of the Medusa myth by Brooke M. Haney, from the poetry of Sheryl St. Germain, and directed by Tracy Bersley (choreographer for On the Levee at Lincoln Center, LCT3). Theatre intersects with visual art and poetry in this haunting and galvanizing perspective of the Medusa myth. Kiss Me or Cut Off My Head will play a three week limited engagement at the Soho Photo Gallery (15 White Street, New York, NY 10013). Performances begin Thursday, August 20th and continue through Saturday, September 5th, 2015 . Opening Night is Thursday, August 20th at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $30.00 with 35% of ticket sales going to Margaret's Safe Place. Tickets are available at www.kissmetheplay.com
Heidi Schreck, Jeff Griffin & More to Judge Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
(7/28/2015) - Samuel French presents The Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition August 4 - 9 at the East 13th Street Theater (Classic Stage Company). Chosen from over 1,500 submissions (a record breaking number) from the U.S. and abroad, 30 finalist plays, each running 10-30 minutes in length, will be presented. The Sunday, August 9th presentation is the culmination of the week-long festival at which the six winning plays will be presented.
Wave Productions to Present WALLOP This Fall
(7/27/2015) - Wave Productions will present the World Premiere of Charles Cissel's WALLOP, directed by Robin A. Paterson, with dramaturgy by Karen Brown. Previews begin October 10 at Robert Moss Theatre with opening slated for October 16.
New York Neo-Futurists to Present Colin Summers' STEVE
(7/27/2015) - THE NEW YORK NEO-FUTURISTS have announced Colin Summers' STEVE: A Docu-Musical, with music by Summers and Andrew Eckel, lyrics by Steve, and directed by Nessa Norich. STEVE: A Docu-Musical, which had sold-out performances at Joe's Pub, Ant Fest, and Frigid New York Festival, will play a limited engagement at 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street). Performances begin Thursday, August6 and continue through Saturday, August22. Opening Night is Wednesday, August12 (7:30 p.m.). $16 tickets now available at www.nyneofuturists.org/steve/.
Photo Flash: First Look at BOYS' LIFE at The Seeing Place
(7/24/2015) - The Seeing Place is currently presenting BOYS' LIFE, a hilarious but also thought-provoking play by Howard Korder about that precise moment when boys become men. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!
SoLuna Studio to Produce AMERICAN IDIOT This Summer
(7/23/2015) - SoLuna Studio will produce the musical AMERICAN IDIOT as a part their professional mainstage season, with performances running July 31st-August 16th. Performances will be held on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm.
Harlem Summer Shakespeare Stages SHAKESPEARE'S PRIMARY, Beginning Tonight
(7/24/2015) - HARLEM SUMMER SHAKESPEARE, now in its 11th Season, is pleased to announce the world premiere production of SHAKESPEARE'S PRIMARY, written and directed by Alexa Kelly, at The Indoor Theatre, Riverbank State Park, 679 Riverside Drive (at 145th Street). Performances are FREE and begin tonight, July24 , 8 pm.and continue through Sunday, August 23.
LUCKY STIFF's Pamela Shaw Joins IRT's IN A TILTED PLACE
(7/23/2015) - Written by Lake Water's Troy Deutsch (Standby for John Gallagher Jr. in Broadway's Rabbit Hole), IN A TILTED PLACE is a kaleidoscope of a play where lovers, addicts, mermaids, and other strange creatures all stumble through a bizarre, hilarious, and sometimes frightening reality- from Rockefeller Center to the High Line- and nothing is quite as anyone imagined it would be.