Crystal Field News

Date of Birth: December 10, 1942 (74)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - IMAGINE Brings Beatles Songs, Stories to Life at TNCPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - IMAGINE Brings Beatles Songs, Stories to Life at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Beatles are one of the most beloved rock bands in history. There's now a show that brings their songs and stories to life - although not by presenting their music. Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting IMAGINE, a series of scenes and stories inspired by Beatles songs. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Theater For The New City Presents The Squeaky Bicycle Production Of DEAD MAN'S DINNERTheater For The New City Presents The Squeaky Bicycle Production Of DEAD MAN'S DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

When the chips are down, are we men or beasts? That's the question of a new tragicomedy by W.M. Akers, 'Dead Man's Dinner,' which Theater for the New City will present March 23 to April 9 in a production by resident company Squeaky Bicycle Productions, directed by Kathryn McConnell. The piece is an absurdist adventure story set in a dystopian future. (more...)

Beatles-Inspired IMAGINE to Play Theater for the New CityBeatles-Inspired IMAGINE to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Beatles are one of the most beloved rock bands in history. There's now a show that brings their songs and stories to life - although not by presenting their music. (more...)

New Dark Comedy APPENDAGE to Play Theater for the New CityNew Dark Comedy APPENDAGE to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

From February 14 to 26, Theater for the New City will present the American premiere of 'Appendage' by Irish expatriate writer Derek Murphy.  The dark comedy is staged by Mary Tierney, founder of the legendary Quaigh Lunchtime Series, in her return to the director's chair. (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents GRAND THEFT MUSICALTheater for the New City Presents GRAND THEFT MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, presents Grand Theft Musical, a world premiere musical based on Robert Sickinger's 1994 musical Platinum Taps, with music composed by John Taylor Thomas.  (more...)

VATICAN FALLS Reading Adds Performance at Theater for the New CityVATICAN FALLS Reading Adds Performance at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

A date has been added to the Vatican Falls staged reading event. The controversial play, written by Frank J. Avella, explores one Catholic sex abuse survivor's journey and is being presented as part of a Scratch Night at Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Artistic Director). (more...)

New Musical YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS to Play TNC This MarchNew Musical YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS to Play TNC This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Playwright/composer/lyricist Eric B. Sirota, who also happens to be a physicist by trade, scrutinizes the changing nature of love in 'Your Name On My Lips,' a new musical about a young artist who fights to hold on to his soulmate as the materialistic world tugs at her. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., will present the work March 2 to 19. (more...)

MARY SPEAKS to Tell Story of African-American Mothers and Sons in One Woman ShowMARY SPEAKS to Tell Story of African-American Mothers and Sons in One Woman Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting Mary Speaks, a new one-woman show that looks at African- American mothers and sons facing tragedy from Emmett Till to today. (more...)

Theater For The New City's NORTHBOUND Tells Story Of Slaves Seeking FreedomTheater For The New City's NORTHBOUND Tells Story Of Slaves Seeking Freedom
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

As part of a far-reaching celebration of African-American history month, Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting Northbound, a play mixing real figures from the era of slavery and emancipation with a fictional story, Feb. 9 to 26. (more...)

TNC to Celebrate Black History Month with LUIGI AND LANGSTONTNC to Celebrate Black History Month with LUIGI AND LANGSTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field and the Xoregos Performing Company are presenting Luigi and Langston, four one-act plays by famous and emerging playwrights all linked to African American History Month. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present Staged Reading of CLASS, Play About White RageTheater for the New City to Present Staged Reading of CLASS, Play About White Rage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting a staged reading of CLASS, a play by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall about White rage, from Jan. 20 to Jan 22. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Fete Austin Pendleton at LOVE N' COURAGE GalaTheater for the New City to Fete Austin Pendleton at LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater for the New City's Executive Director, Crystal Field, has announced that they will honor celebrated actor/director/teacher Austin Pendleton at this year's annual fundraising gala LOVE N' COURAGE. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Pow-Wow to Return to TNCPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Pow-Wow to Return to TNC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, will present its 42nd annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from January 27 to February 5, 2017. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from the Iroquois and Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. Scroll down for a look at past performances! (more...)

As Hillary Clinton's Campaign Closes, Victoria Woodhull's Run Begins at TNCAs Hillary Clinton's Campaign Closes, Victoria Woodhull's Run Begins at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field and the Textile Co., an in-house group at the theater, are presenting 'Victoria Woodhull,' written by Claude Solnik and directed by Donna Mejia, for its New York City debut Nov. 17 through Dec. 4 at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., New York, NY. (more...)

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City TonightHolocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas. (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents VICTORIA WOODHULLTheater for the New City Presents VICTORIA WOODHULL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Victoria Woodhull ran for president in 1872, almost 50 years before women won the right to vote. She also became the first woman to own a Wall Street brokerage and the first woman to testify before a congressional committee, fighting for women's suffrage. (more...)

Theatre for the New City Adds Performance of LEMON TREE 10/23Theatre for the New City Adds Performance of LEMON TREE 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

LEMON TREE, a new play reminding audiences that romance can exist much later in life than Romeo and Juliet, has added a Manhattan performance at Theater for the New City on Oct. 23 following a standing ovation at its Long Island premiere. (more...)

Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Set for TNCGhostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Set for TNC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present two musical tales of Jewish humor and heartbreak. The evening of opera begins with a 20-minute curtain raiser, Seymour Barab's raucous, off-color opera vaudeville From Oy to Vey. (more...)

THE FOLK SINGER Opens at at Theater for the New City, 10/9THE FOLK SINGER Opens at at Theater for the New City, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

THE FOLK SINGER, a new musical about contemporary times, opens on Sunday, October 9th at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street). Created by the team behind the critically acclaimed 2015 production of Heather Smiley for President, the musical has a book and lyrics by Tom Attea, with music composed by Arthur Abrams. The production is directed by Mark Marcante. THE FOLK SINGER will play a limited engagement through October 23rd. Tickets are $15 ($10 for seniors and students.) Box office: 212.254.1109, SmartTix: 212.868.4444 or purchase online at www.smarttix.com. (more...)

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New CityHolocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas. (more...)

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