Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/12/2014

Below is's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 7/12/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit's Event Calendar.

Crested Butte Music Festival's 2014 OPERA IN PARADISE - 7/12/2014

The 18th annual Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) announces a superb lineup of performances and world-class artists for Opera In Paradise, running from July 12 - 27, 2014. Opera lovers will experience the power and passion of opera in intimate settings from Home Soirees in beautiful mountain residences to fully staged productions of Puccini's Suor Angelica and Verdi's Rigoletto at Center for the Arts Crested Butte.

Last Chance to see THE MYSTERIES at The Flea! - 7/12/2014

The Flea Theater has announced the extension of the World Premiere of THE MYSTERIES - a radical retelling of the Bible. Playwrights commissioned by Jim Simpson and Carol Ostrow including Tony Award and Academy Award winners and nominees David Henry Hwang, Craig Lucas, Billy Porter, Jose Rivera and Jeff Whitty; Flea alumni, Mallery Avidon, Trista Baldwin, Erin Courtney, Yussef El Guindi, Amy Freed, Sean Graney, Nick Jones, Qui Nguyen, and Jenny Schwartz; and a host of notable newcomers, Marc Acito, Johnna Adams, Liz Duffy Adams, Bill Cain, CollaborationTown, Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas, Eisa Davis, Gabriel Jason Dean, Chris Dimond, Madeleine George, Kate Gersten, Sevan K. Greene, Kirsten Greenidge, Lillian Groag, Jordan Harrison, Lucas Hnath, Ann Marie Healy, Meghan Kennedy, Kimber Lee, Kenneth Lin, Laura Marks, Ellen McLaughlin, Michael Mitnick, Don Nguyen, Dael Orlandersmith, A. Rey Pamatmat, Max Posner, Kate Moira Ryan, Najla Said, Jordan Seavey, Matthew Stephen Smith, Lloyd Suh, Jason Williamson and Bess Wohl join together to tell the entire History of Man's Salvation in 52 episodes from The Fall of Lucifer through and including Judgment Day.

MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKE, Starring Greta Gerwig, Closes Off-Broadway - 7/13/2014

MCC Theater has announced the extension of the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, starring indie film actress Greta Gerwig, and featuring direction by Sam Gold. The production is now scheduled at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) through Sunday, July 13, 2014. It was previously scheduled through June 28th. Tickets for the added performances are on sale now.

Gallerani, Haze & More Star in THE LONG SHRIFT, Directed by Franco at Rattlestick - 7/13/2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the World Premiere of The Long Shrift, written by Robert Boswell and directed by James Franco, will begin previews July 7th, 2014. The official opening night is set for July 13th, 2014 and closing night is August 23rd, 2014.

Center Stage Opera Presents AMICI DELLA MUSICA at Buon Gusto - 7/13/2014

Sting's THE LAST SHIP Closes In Chicago - 7/13/2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE LAST SHIP, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winnerBrian Yorkey, opens tonight, June 25, at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. THE LAST SHIP is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. THE LAST SHIP will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014.

ETHEL SINGS at Beckett Theatre Closes Today - 7/13/2014

This is the final week to see the acclaimed Off-Broadway engagement of Ethel Sings by Joan Beber at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). This limited engagement concludes July 13th.

Deborah Voigt Performs with Rufus Wainwright, Chicago Symphony and More This Month - 7/13/2014

Deborah Voigt showcases her enviable range in a trio of major summer festival engagements this month.

New Victory Theater Kicks Off 'New Victory Kids Weeks' - 7/14/2014

This summer, The New Victory Theater introduces kids to the worlds of comedy, theater and circus during New Victory Kids Weeks. Each one-week interactive session of play, learning and exploration, for kids ages 7-11, focuses on a different type of performance art, offering kids the flexibility to customize their summer experience with The New Victory based on their personalities and interests.

New Plays by Ives & More Set for Red Bull's 2014 SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL - 7/14/2014

On Monday July 14 at 7:30pm, Red Bull Theater will host its 4th Annual SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL, featuring new plays by David Ives, Anne Washburn, Will Kenton, Tabia Lau, Bridgette Dutta Portman, Lynn Rosen, Tom Rowan and James Still.

The Dallas Opera Announces Single Tickets for the 2014-2015 "Heights of Passion" Season to Go On-Sale - 7/14/2014

Milans & More Star in MALA HIERBA at Second Stage Theatre Uptown - 7/14/2014

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) continues the 2014 Uptown Series (Chris Burney, Associate Artistic Director and 2ST Uptown Curator) with the New York premiere of MALA HIERBA, written by Tanya Saracho (HBO's 'Looking' and 'Girls') and directed by Jerry Ruiz. MALA HIERBA will feature Roberta Colindrez, Sandra Marquez, MARTA MILANS, and Ana Nogueira. Previews begin Monday, July 14th and opening night is Monday, July 28th.

Everett Quinton Stars in Penguin Rep's DROP DEAD PERFECT - 7/15/2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue) beginning Tuesday, July 15th, with opening set for Sunday, July 20th at 7PM.

Walt Disney Records Releases PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - 7/15/2014

Award-winning composer Mark Mancina, who won a Grammy for Best Soundtrack Album (with Phil Collins) for his work on Disney's 1999 feature 'Tarzan,' produced and composed the score for 'Planes: Fire & Rescue.' The Planes: Fire & Rescue original motion picture soundtrack takes off July 15.

Horror Documentary KILLER LEGENDS Creeps Onto DVD Today - 7/15/2014

The chilling documentary Killer Legends will be available on DVD nationwide July 15, 2014.

Capathia Jenkins Returns to NEWSIES as 'Medda' Today - 7/15/2014

Newsies, the Tony Award® winning 'Critics' Pick,' just announced that original cast member Capathia Jenkins will return to the show in the role of Medda Larkin. Jenkins, who originated the role on Broadway, begins performances onTuesday, July 15 and will remain with the hit musical through its final performance on August 24.

2014 March on Washington Film Festival Kicks Off with Sam Cooke: LEGEND - 7/15/2014

Get Ready New York to get some taste of history! The March on Washington Film Festival-NYC edition 2014 begins next week. Details below!

TOSOS Presents Kathleen Warnock's THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF... Today - 7/16/2014

TOSOS presents Kathleen Warnock's The Further Adventures of..., directed by Igor Goldin, with Mark Finley & Jamie Heinlein at HOT! Festival @ Dixon Place July 16 at 7:30pm. ONE NIGHT ONLY!

Kyra Sedgwick Stars in THE DANISH WIDOW at Powerhouse - 7/16/2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, announced that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick will lead the cast of Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley's new play The Danish Widow, which will premiere July 16-27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College. Shanley also directs the cast which also includes multitalented Broadway vets Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORES Presents THE ENCHANTED ISLAND with Joyce DiDonato, David Daniels and Placido Domingo - 7/16/2014

THE MET: LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORES presents THE ENCHANTED ISLAND, a new baroque fantasy inspired by the pastiches of the 18th Century. Stars Joyce DiDonato, David Daniels and Placido Domingo.

Documentary SOUND AND CHAOS: THE STORY OF BC STUDIO Makes US Premiere at Anthology Film Archives - 7/17/2014

'SOUND AND CHAOS: THE STORY OF BC STUDIO', the documentary celebrating Martin Bisi's legendary Gowanus recording studio, makes its U.S. premiere on July 17, 2014 at NYC's Anthology Film Archives.

CLINTON: THE MUSICAL at NYMF Opens Today - 7/18/2014

Former president and first lady Bill and Hillary Clinton will be the subject of a new musical which will make its U.S. debut as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. The show will be performed for one week beginning in mid-July.

Houston Symphony Presents New STAR TREK Films with Live Orchestra - 7/18/2014

Movie fans have another way to experience two blockbuster favorites this summer. On July 18 and 19, the Houston Symphony will perform the film scores live on the Jones Hall stage as audiences watch director J.J. Abrams' mega-hits Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness on a huge screen suspended above the orchestra. The live musical performance will synchronize perfectly with the film and blend seamlessly with dialogue and sound-effects tracks, creating a truly unique and thrilling movie-watching experience, as audiences witness composer Michael Giacchino's masterful scores recreated live before their eyes.


Labyrinth's 'THE MUSCLES IN OUR TOES' Closes - 7/19/2014

LAByrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today that the New York Premiere of The Muscles in Our Toes by Labyrinth Company Member Stephen Belber, and directed by Anne Kauffman, will now play its final performance on July 19, 2014 at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street).

Paley Center Tributes Mary Rodgers with 'MATTRESS', FEATHERTOP Screenings - 7/19/2014

Paley Presents will host 'A Celebration of Mary Rodgers' on Saturday, July 19, 2014, beginning at 2 pm in New York City.

NY Premiere of SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL Begins at 59E59 - 7/19/2014

What do you do when you're "happily" married and yet completely alone? Anything you can think of!

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