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Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd Street

Schedule

Wednesdays thru Saturdays at 7:00 pm
Special performance on Sunday, September 2 at 7:00 pm

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NORMALCY takes a brutally honest look at transracial adoption, from the point of view of white prospective parents and their circle of family members and co-workers, to social workers and transracially adopted adults. Normalcy� tackles themes of identity, race, terrorism, nationalism, manifest destiny, marriage and the media, all through the lens of one white, affluent couple�s attempt to make the hard choice � adopting a black child and the unexpected and unintended consequences that it has on their happy and complacent lives.


Review - NormalcyReview - Normalcy
by Ben Peltz - September 14, 2012

When it comes to the subject of transracial adoption, it would be nice to think that any child is better off with two loving and supportive parents of a different race than with nothing permanent at all, but in Bennett Windheim's challenging play, Normalcy, which deals specifically with the issue of white parents adopting black children, there is a passionate argument presented that claims such an act will inevitably cause serious damage for the child. (more...)

NORMALCY Hosts First Talk-Back with Rita Taddonio at Theatre East, 9/7NORMALCY Hosts First Talk-Back with Rita Taddonio at Theatre East, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - September 4, 2012

Theatre East is presenting "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street (Theatre Row), NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. The limited engagement opens on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. The first of a series of talk-backs during the run begins this Friday, September 7th with Rita Taddonio, LCSW and a representative from Spence-Chapin. Future talk backs with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play will be announced. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances Today, 8/31NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances Today, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement today, August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31; Tickets Now On SaleNORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31; Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement on August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31NORMALCY Begins Off-Broadway Performances, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2012

Theatre East presents "Normalcy" by Bennett Windheim, Off Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 416 West 42nd Street, NYC. Benard Cummings directs the new play. Previews begin for the limited engagement on August 31 and the opening is Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm. For this opening of its 2012-13 season, there will be a series of talk-backs throughout the run, with the author, the producers and director, as well as experts in the respective field of this emotionally charged play. (more...)

 
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