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AND Theatre Brings 25 OPENING NIGHTS AND Theatre Brings 25 OPENING NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk on March 25, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Charlotte Donohue returns home to Guthrie, PA, population 6000, for the funeral of her father. She meets her high school/college boyfriend, his niece, and a childhood mentor. As they prepare for the funeral, we discover everyone has something to bury, put to rest, or uncover. (more...)
Brian Mulay's THE LOVE CURRICULUM Cabaret Musical Headed to Dixon Place Brian Mulay's THE LOVE CURRICULUM Cabaret Musical Headed to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Mulay Initiatives presents The Love Curriculum, an entertaining evening of song and dance exploring our universal journey in the pursuit of love, written and performed by Brian Mulay (Yank, A New Musical).   (more...)
BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, TFANA Launch Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, TFANA Launch Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) and Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) have announced that applications are now open for the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship, a newpilot program whose aim is to build long-term equity and diversity in the field of arts management. (more...)
Talking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Open Next Week at La MaMa Talking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Open Next Week at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

A room in a country house sings of those who have lived there over a span of seventy years. Performed with striking theatricality by the OBIE-award winning Talking Band, The Room Sings, uses an array of genres to tell the stories of four interlocking sets of people. As their individual stories unfold they intertwine and illuminate each other. (more...)
THE PERSONALITY PLAY an Experimental Drama in One-Act Comes to Manhattan Rep THE PERSONALITY PLAY an Experimental Drama in One-Act Comes to Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

'The Personality Play' - an experimental drama in one-act by Anthony J. Piccione - is now scheduled to receive its world premiere on April 7th and 8th at 6:30pm at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, as part of their Spring New Works Series. (more...)
BWW Review: Urban Stages Imports ANGRY YOUNG MAN From London BWW Review: Urban Stages Imports ANGRY YOUNG MAN From London
by Melanie Votaw on March 24, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

ANGRY YOUNG MAN, a British play by Ben Woolf, is both entertaining and puzzling. Yuri, a surgeon from a country that isn't disclosed, arrives in London a day ahead of an interview. Since he doesn't realize how far central London is from Stansted Airport, the taxi ride takes almost all of his money, and he finds himself sitting in a park, talking to the ducks. (more...)
Interactive Romp 3/FIFTHS to Transform 3LD Art and Technology Center Into Dystopian Theme Park Interactive Romp 3/FIFTHS to Transform 3LD Art and Technology Center Into Dystopian Theme Park
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

3-Legged Dog presents the world premiere of 3/Fifths, conceived and written by James Scruggs, directed by Tamilla Woodard and Kareem Fahmy, with video design by Jon Bremner and Cam Vokey, choreographed by Andre M. Zachery, and an original score composed by Melanie West. (more...)
Photo Flash: TDF's Immersive PERFORMETERIA Festival Takes Over NYC Photo Flash: TDF's Immersive PERFORMETERIA Festival Takes Over NYC
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

On Monday night, March 20, Theatre Development Fund (TDF) presented the first of two evenings entitled PERFORMETERIA. PERFORMETERIA is TDF's first-ever immersive festival featured works from some of the most innovative Off-Off Broadway theatre and dance companies in New York City through its OffOff@$9 Program. Co-presented with Baruch PAC, over 500 PERFORMETERIA attendees travelled through multiple levels of theatres, nooks, and hidden venues to experience short original pieces by the participating companies. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
Michael Morpurgo to Sign, Chat 'ADOLPHUS TIPS' at The Drama Book Shop Michael Morpurgo to Sign, Chat 'ADOLPHUS TIPS' at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The Drama Book Shop will welcome celebrated author Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) for a discussion and signing of The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. (more...)
Randy Sharp to Direct Sidney Kingsley's DEAD END at Axis Theatre Randy Sharp to Direct Sidney Kingsley's DEAD END at Axis Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Axis Company has announced that Randy Sharp, who has won acclaim for directing Edgar Oliver's celebrated trilogy of solo performances charting his life in New York City, will stage a new production of Dead End, Sidney Kingsley's seminal play about kids growing on the streets of the City during the Great Depression. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Foundation For New American Musicals Presents FUTUREFEST at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Coverage: Foundation For New American Musicals Presents FUTUREFEST at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on March 23, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Open Hydrant Theater Company at The Point and The Foundation of New American Musicals proudly presents the Third Annual Future Fest at 54 Below. (more...)
David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

BRIC, Brooklyn's leading provider of free cultural programs, has announced the inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival, which will activate spaces throughout BRIC Arts | Media House, BRIC's 40,000 sf. home in Downtown Brooklyn, the weekend of April 27 - 30. (more...)
World Premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN Begins Next Month World Premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the world premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN, a new part of the Sharon Tate Quadrilogy beginning with the solo piece SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, and with four total parts, CHARLIE AND SHARON, SHARON AND MIA (in development), and now the newest, ROMAN AND SHARON, about the marriage of actress and model Sharon Tate and director Roman Polanski. (more...)
LE CYGNE Comes to Manhattan Rep LE CYGNE Comes to Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Le Cygne is a dark, mythical tale of Federico Rey, a criminal drug lord in a fictional town called Santo Libertad, and his loving daughter, Swanhild who learns about the true nature of her father's criminal empire and then, ultimately, saves his soul. (more...)
Dialogue with Three Chords Reschedules THE MADNESS OF GOTHAM for March 30 Dialogue with Three Chords Reschedules THE MADNESS OF GOTHAM for March 30
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Due to an unforeseen venue issue, Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) will continue their spring season of independent theatre with the second installment of THE MADNESS OF GOTHAM on a rescheduled date. (more...)
TRE's HOW TO HAMLET, OR HAMLETING HAMLET to Play HERE This Spring TRE's HOW TO HAMLET, OR HAMLETING HAMLET to Play HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Ultimately, their struggle to insert a piece of themselves into Shakespeare's masterpiece becomes the story of How to Hamlet, or Hamleting Hamlet, a non-linear, experimental and meta-theatrical meditation of the Bard's most famous work by Theater Reconstruction Ensemble. (more...)
Folksbiene's Lost & Found Troupe to Premiere OLD NEW YEAR in Harlem Folksbiene's Lost & Found Troupe to Premiere OLD NEW YEAR in Harlem
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The world premiere of "Old New Year," a new modern theatre piece developed by the experimental theatre collective Lost & Found Project, will be discovered in Harlem in April-May. (more...)
Miller-Coffman Productions Announce SIREN'S DEN: A ROCK MUSICAL Miller-Coffman Productions Announce SIREN'S DEN: A ROCK MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Stars burn out. Love burns on. (more...)
BWW Review: Be Prepared for the Ride of Your Life with Solnik's THE FARE BWW Review: Be Prepared for the Ride of Your Life with Solnik's THE FARE
by Kristen Morale on March 20, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

When a man gets into a taxi, inebriated and tired, and is convinced that the driver kidnapped him because he refused to pay an exorbitant fare, is his truth greater than the driver's testimony of racial slurs and attempted murder? When there is no other witness accept one's memory, these two men must step up and make the decision of which one is right - a decision not clouded by race or ego, but what the 'facts' of that eventful night were. The Fare is a play that has characters trying to convince both the audience and themselves what is right against what our educated 'instinct' deems to be right - and how unique a way this production makes it so. (more...)
Stable Cable Lab Co. to Bring Padraic Lillis' 'HOPE YOU GET TO ELEVEN' to IRT Theater Stable Cable Lab Co. to Bring Padraic Lillis' 'HOPE YOU GET TO ELEVEN' to IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Stable Cable Lab Co. will present a limited engagement of Padraic Lillis' solo show Hope You Get to Eleven, or What Are We Doing to Do About Sally? directed by Scott Illingworth at IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street, Buzzer 3B). (more...)
Chekhov's THREE SISTERS Set for Limited Engagement at The Brick Chekhov's THREE SISTERS Set for Limited Engagement at The Brick
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The Brick Theater, Inc. & Obvious Volcano Productions presents THREE SISTERS, written by Anton Chekhov, translated by Paul Schimdt, and directed by Maggie Cino, from March 23 to April 1, 2017. (more...)
Hit the Lights! Theater Co. to Present NYC Premiere of WHALES Hit the Lights! Theater Co. to Present NYC Premiere of WHALES
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. will present the NYC premiere of WHALES at The Hive NYC. (more...)
Immersive Show DYNAMIC ALPINE SEXUAL Headed to Umbrella Factory This Spring Immersive Show DYNAMIC ALPINE SEXUAL Headed to Umbrella Factory This Spring
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The Umbrella has announced the world premiere production of DYNAMIC ALPINE S-XUAL (DAS), in an exclusive limited engagement at The Umbrella Factory (200 Morgan Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11237). Created by and starring Jordan Sarah, performances begin Friday, March 31 and continue through Saturday, April 1. (more...)
In the Wings Productions to Stage YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN This Spring In the Wings Productions to Stage YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN This Spring
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Executive Producer Adam Glassman, presents the award-winning 'Peanuts' musical You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, with performances March 24 through April 2, 2017 at the Snug Harbor Music Hall. (more...)
Bad Quarto Productions Announces Company of CUPID'S REVENGE Bad Quarto Productions Announces Company of CUPID'S REVENGE
by BWW News Desk on March 19, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Bad Quarto Productions, a theatre company specializing in performing modern theatre using Shakespearean staging techniques, has announced the company for its upcoming production of Cupid's Revenge, an early 1600s play by Shakespeare's contemporaries John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont.  (more...)