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PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days Honoring 31 Charities Starts in June

PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days honoring 31 Charities ... ARE YOU CONNECTED?

Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year.

The award-winning Planet Connections Theatre Festivity runs June 12 - July 9, 2017 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. WWW.PLANETCONNECTIONS.ORG

Planet Connections' artists use their work to shed light on causes that matter and inspire audiences to get involved. PCTF's artists raise awareness for an organization or topic of their own selection. Furthering its message, PCTF is the country's first eco-friendly arts festivity sporting "green" marketing and promotional materials.

The relationships formed during the festivity allow our artists to find new audiences and forge new partnerships, turning PCTF artists into leaders and inspirations within the industry.

Since its inception, Planet Connections has presented more than 250 Full Theater Productions, nearly 100 Staged Readings, and has made a difference to more than 300 charities.


Anne Frank in the Gaza Strip presented by Good Works Productions
Written by Monica Bauer
Benefiting Women for Women International or American for Peace Now
Playwright Monica Bauer's parable puts us in a world where Trump-supporters are the ruling majority and calls every tune. What will they think of a production of the Diary of Anne Frank with the title character played by a Muslim?? This is political satire with an open heart. Production directed by Shaun Peknic (Assoc. Director, ONCE, on Broadway); and featuring Andrew Dahreddine, David M. Farrington, Aizzah Fatima, Bruce Jones, John Fico, Becca Lish, Lauren D. Salvo. June 24 @ 3:45 PM; June 25 @ 4:30 PM; July 2 @ 7:15 PM; July 6 @ 9:00 PM; July 8 @ 9:00 PM; July 9 @ 1:00 PM Flamboyan Theater

Ben Minus Zoe Minus Ben presented by Daydream Theatre Company
Written and directed by Lenny Schwartz
Benefiting Sloan Kettering Memorial
Ben has been having visions of a girl his entire life. Yet, she doesn't seem to exist. He assumes he is crazy...until clues start to surface that she may indeed exist. As he starts to unravel, Ben follows the clues towards the girl he dreams about...his one true love.?June 30, 2017 at 7pm; July 1, 2017 at 7pm; July 2, 2017 at 3pm. Flamboyan Theater

Buffalo Heights presented by Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions
Written by Adam Harrell
Benefiting Trinity Place Shelter
Deported from France, expatriate Fran, a lesbian, attempts to start a new life in the land of opportunity, Buffalo, NY. Her new career as a high school French teacher, gets sidetracked after getting on the bad side of a congresswoman's sociopathic daughter. Born of a idea producing artistic director Jake Lipman had combining the dark conflicts in the classic plays, The Children's Hour and Rhinoceros, Buffalo Heights explores - through absurdist comedy - the ultimate victories of pride and justice. The play received a Puffin Foundation grant in 2014. June 15 @ 7:00 PM; June 17 @ 1:15 PM; June 19 @ 9:00 PM; June 24 @ 3:30 PM; June 25 @ 9:30 PM; June 30 @ 7:15 PM LATEA Theater

Building a Real Boy presented by Co-Op Theatre East
Co-Op Theatre East Debuts a staged Reading of Building A Real Boy, A New Documentary Theatre Play About the Life and Work of Computer Prodigy and Activist Aaron Swartz
Devised collaboratively by Co-Op Theatre East ensemble members Tyrus Holden, Ashley Marinaccio, and Michael Rehse, through Swartz's own writings, Building A Real Boy is a multimedia theatrical telling of the life and work of computer activist Aaron Swartz who died tragically at the age of 26 while facing forty years in prison for downloading academic journals. Building A Real Boy sheds light on critical issues surrounding freedom of information, and internet privacy, in addition to the power of youth in fighting oppressive political systems. Thursday, June 28th at 5:30 pm LATEA Theatre

CAIN presented by ETdC Projects' Lab
Benefiting The Indie Theater Fund
CAIN by Mario Fratti is an experimental stage reading created, designed, and directed by Roi Escudero, as an immersive performance-art experience. Cain needs to be powerful... in control. He dominates Elena at every turn. His punishment comes when he pushed her just too far. This show is not suitable for children. Wednesday, July 5 @ 5:00 pm The Flamboyant Theater

Canaries presented by Katie Cundari
Written by Katie Cundari
Benefiting Safe Horizon
Two seemingly opposite worlds collide when Hannah, an aspiring documentary filmmaker, finds an unusual source of material in Jordan, a blue collar woman whose life has centered more around North Dakota's fracking boom than she ever would have imagined. Both women stand on the precipice of a new chapter in their lives, and ultimately debate whether a life filled with risk and struggle has more value than one lived in complacency. Friday, June 29 @ 5:00 PM LATEA Theatre

Christ Detained by the Department of Homeland Security presented by Anthony P. Pennino
Written by Anthony P. Pennino
Benefiting Amnesty International
The impact of recent political upheavals across the globe have frayed the very fabric of the space-time continuum, and so Jesus of Nazareth finds himself detained by Agent Clyde Hill of The Department of Homeland Security while trying to enter the United States. A refugee, resident of the Middle East, activist of subversive ideas and beliefs, Jesus must be interrogated for the protection of the American public. ?June 14 (7:30 pm), June 17 (7 pm), June 22 (5:30 pm), June 24 (2 pm), July 1 (9:30 pm), and July 3 (9 pm). LATEA Theater

Conservation Theater: Fresh from Africa presented by Conservation Theater
Written by Bricken Sparacino
Benefiting the Wildlife Conservation Society
Two weeks before the festival, Bricken Sparacino will be in Africa. At the end of each day, she will write down what happened. These notes will become the show seen for Conservation Theater: Fresh from Africa. June 17 @ 3:15 PM; June 24 @ 2:00 PM; June 28 @ 7:00 PM; June 29 @ 7:00 PM; July 8 @ 7:15 PM Flamboyan Theater

D4rkly your retrorockets fl4re presented by The Constellation Project
Written by Steven Mark Tenney
Benefiting World Wildlife Foundation
When a young authoress of the future experiences writer's block, her publisher sends an agent back in time to help. June 21 @ 6:30 PM; June 22 @ 4:15 PM; June 28 @ 8:45 PM; June 30 @ 8:45 PM; July 2 @ 12:15 PM Flamboyan Theater

The Donald Trump Chronicles, Among other Things presented by Randy Cordero
Written by Randy Cordero
Benefiting NYCLU
This series of comedy sketches serves as a chronology which follows the self-induced disastrous relationship with the public and the ridiculousness that has plagued the current POTUS. Truth, love, absurdist intellectual humor, and most importantly, mental and emotional investment in things that exist outside of ourselves. June 15 @ 9:00 PM; June 17 @ 3:15 PM; June 24 @ 7:30 PM; June 28 @ 9:30 PM; July 1 @ 12:00 PM; July 2 @ 9:30 PM LATEA Theater

DOORMEN presented by Penny Jackson
Written by Penny Jackson
Benefiting TRICKLE UP
Twenty-five years later the simmering hatred from the victims of The Bosnian War are ignited when a Serbian man is hired as a doorman in an Upper West Side building where the other doormen are Bosnian Muslim refugees. June 22 @ 3:30 PM LATEA Theater

Emerson at Big Mart presented by Waving Cat Productions
Written by Hope Weiner
Benefiting Planned Parenthood
Summer is for Shopping! and Big Mart is proud to announce its opening a summer Pop Up right in the midst of this here Theatre Festivity. We won't be here for long so RUN! don't Walk to the greatest superstore the greatest country in the world has to offer. It's like a Dream the American One. June 20 @ 9:15 PM; June 24 @ 5:30 PM; June 26 @ 7:00 PM; June 29 @ 9:00 PM; July 2 @ 1:45 PM; July 5 @ 7:00 PM LATEA Theater

Everyday Edna Mae presented by Kenny Wade Marshall
Written by Robin Rice
Benefiting WIN (Women In Need)
Edna Mae, 25, is dying to escape from the rural town of Mission Creek, Ohio, and become an artist. She has an opportunity to go to The Museum School in Boston, but must win a scholarship by submitting an exceptional painting. As she tries to create, obstacles mount. Her imaginary friend insists she pay attention to her appearance since a potential husband will arrive soon. People in the town refuse to pose for the painting. Edna Mae finishes the painting, but it isn't good enough. Pressures to conform lead her to marry and her husband insists she pack away her art supplies and pay attention to him and their children. Her eyes gradually cannot see color, only sepia. June 15 @ 7:30 PM; June 20 @ 8:45 PM; June 22 @ 9:30 PM Flamboyan Theater

FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH ELLEN presented by Forgotten Artist Productions.
Written by Andrew Selig
Benefiting Retired And Senior Volunteer Program
Mr. Weatherington struggles in a nursing home with aging, loneliness, and perhaps Alzheimer's or dementia. The nurses care for Walter, but this is challenging as he has a difficult time identifying between reality and imagination. What is sacrificed to spend 15 minutes each day with his true love Ellen? June 14 @ 7:15 PM; June 17 @ 5:00 PM; June 19 @ 9:00 PM; June 25 @ 2:30 PM; July 1 @ 9:30 PM; July 3 @ 9:30 PM Flamboyan Theater

The Floor is Lava presented by The Farm Theater
Written by Alex Riad
Held up in the basement of a billion-dollar Silicon Valley Start-up's News Year's Eve Party with an endless supply of scotch, a technophobic twenty-something, whose successful life self-destructed spectacularly in New York, struggles to maintain normalcy, old relationships, and his sanity as he ponders where he fits in a world governed by social media. June 15 @ 5:15 PM; June 17 @ 7:00 PM; June 22 @ 7:15 PM; June 26 @ 9:15 PM; July 2 @ 5:00 PM; July 8 @ 1:00 PM Flamboyan Theater

The Glory of Living presented by Rising Sun Performance Company
Written by Rebecca Gilman
Benefiting National Network to End Domestic Violence
A harsh exploration of the human condition and terrifying results of systematic abuse in our society today. The Glory of Living tells the story of Lisa, a 15-year-old girl, and her marriage to Clint, an ex-con twice her age. Systematically abused by her husband, Lisa is coerced into helping him commit crimes of varying magnitude. The play poses the question of what can happen when we discard our undesirables and what their alternate outcomes could be. June 24 @ 9:30 PM; June 27 @ 7:15 PM; June 30 @ 5:00 PM; July 5 @ 7:00 PM; July 7 @ 9:30 PM; July 9 @ 3:00 PM Flamboyan Theatre

Gornisht presented by Albi Gorn
Written by Albi Gorn
Benefiting Family-To-Family Hastings NY
Playwright Albi Gorn brings us six unique couples telling six unique relationship tales. Something for everyone as age, experience, sexual orientation, culture, and good old common sense all join the merry dance of a dozen loves and lovers. ?June 14 @ 9:15 PM; June 16 @ 9:00 PM; June 18 @ 12:00 PM; June 25 @ 8:30 PM; July 5 @ 9:00 PM; July 7 @ 5:00 PM Flamboyan Theater

Harbor on Six presented by SNOWY OWL
Written by Charles Gershman
Benefiting The Council on American-Islamic Relations
NYC roommates Ben and Andrea play accidental host to a group of Syrian refugees. In their tiny apartment the hosts find their way of life and progressive values challenged-until Marwan's brother Kareem makes a bold choice and Andrea makes a call that changes their lives indelibly. June 26 @ 4:30 PM LATEA Theatre

HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr presented by Heather Massie
Written and Performed by Heather Massie
Benefiting Intrepid Museum's GOALS for Girls
This Award-Winning True Story of Hollywood Glamour and Scientific Genius has toured the country with resounding acclaim, and returns to PCTF where it began! "Heather Massie is no less than captivating" - JEd Ryan, The Huffington Post
Hedy Lamarr, glamorous siren of the silver screen, was more than the most beautiful woman in the world. She invented Frequency Hopping and Spread Spectrum Technology that make the world of wireless communication tick. From Austria to Hollywood, WWII, torpedoes, ecstasy and intrigue, to the very cell phone in your pocket, she was there! June 18 @ 5:00 PM; June 20 @ 7:15 PM; June 24 @ 9:30 PM; June 27 @ 7:00 PM; June 29 @ 7:00 PM; June 30 @ 5:15 PM LATEA Theater

Hold My Spot presented by Opportunist Productions
Written by Amir Muhammad
Benefiting Swartz- The Actor's Fund
Hold My Spot, a story about three creatives looking to make a splash in the filmmaking world in 1950s America: Sarah, the headstrong leader with large ambitions; Barrows, her best friend and closest associate who also happens to be an African American; and Robert, the money man of the group. When they find a script about the life of an African-American man rising to fame, racial tensions, gender politics, and the taxing nature of filmmaking prove to make this dream a lot harder than expected. June 19 @ 5:30 PM LATEA Theatre

HORSE presented by Roly Poly Productions
Written and?directed by Janet Bentley with choreography by Gus Solomons, Jr.
Benefiting Girls Not Brides
Skin care products work on your skin ... what about a life care product??In HORSE, a new client brings more to the table than just a unique skin care formula. The stage is set for a product testing experiment that morphs into a hallucinogenic journey redefining reality and identity. The production features choreography by Gus Solomons, Jr.?who has performed with Donald McKayle, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, his own companies, and appeared in John Turturro's feature?film Romance & Cigarettes. June 17 @ 9:15 PM; June 18 @ 8:15 PM; June 23 @ 5:00 PM; June 25 @ 6:30 PM; June 1 @ 1:45 PM; June 3 @ 7:30 PM Flamboyan Theater

Last Chance for Mama
Written by Larry Phillips
Benefiting The Actors Fund
Stephanie Talbert's days of being a powerful Hollywood Player are numbered. The last several TV Shows she's developed have bombed; and the Network brass is questioning her ability to deliver ratings grabbing TV. Desperate for a hit, she and her Associate Producer turn to an unlikely source; Stephanie's meek Office Assistant, Jenny. Last Chance for Mama is satirical look at the price you pay for fame. June 16 @ 8:30 PM; June 18 @ 3:00 PM; June 22 @ 7:00 PM; June 25 @ 6:00 PM; June 28 @ 7:30 PM; July 1 @ 2:00 PM LATEA Theater

The (Last) Station presented by Necessary I.T.E.M.S. Project
Written by Eugene Muzica
Benefiting Faith In Children and St. Francis Friends
Experimental, physical and absurdist theatres meet this summer at The (Last) Station by Eugene Muzica, written in the avant-garde style of Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco, complete with the underlying yearning for a different reality. The distracted and neurotic characters have one objective: to go to the sea. But this turns out to be a mission impossible. Matters complicate even more because of the mysterious radio announcements in which a menacing Orwellian voice of Mister Tenant constantly makes vague threats. How much of their lives is governed by fear? June 15 @ 9:30 PM; June 18 @ 4:30 PM; June 19 @ 7:00 PM; June 29 @ 5:00 PM; July 6 @ 7:00 PM Flamboyan Theatre

LISTEN! THE RIVER presented by Articulate Theatre Company
Written by award-winning playwright, Robin Rice,
LISTEN! THE RIVER creeps up and tackles you unaware as you follow the journey of Turbo, a Maine Coon Cat who is a serious catalyst for change in the lives of diverse people. A hit at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as a one-act, one-actor play, this magical story has been developed by Articulate Theatre and grown into a full-length, species-encompassing comedy-drama. July 6 @ 5:00 PM, JULY 8 @ 5:15 PM Flamboyan Theatre

Lost Angels presented by Playground Theatre Project
Written by Ralph Colombino
Benefiting Safe Horizon
LOST ANGELS, produced by The Actor's Playground, performs June 16 @?During a lock down, a dozen high school students are stranded in a?classroom with no teacher... only texts and the PA system to let them?know what's happening. Reminiscent of Rod Sterling's The Shelter (from The Twilight Zone),?Lost Angels become a parable about how confinement reveals prejudice,?unveils secrets, and ultimately displays similarities - for better or?worse. Ralph Colombino's riveting drama shines a powerful light on bullying,?violence, racism, sexism, drug/alcohol abuse, depression, and suicide. June 14 @ 9:00 PM; June 17 @ 8:30 PM; June 21 @ 9:00 PM; June 25 @ 12:00 PM; July 2 @ 7:00 PM; July 7 @ 4:30 PM Theatro LATEA

Michael is Black presented by C.A.G.E. Theatre Company
Written by Michael Hagin
Benefiting United Negro College Fund
Michael Hagins, NYC Playwright and Actor, tells us the story of his struggle as a black man, and an artist, through the mouth of charismatic, white actor Michael Rehse. Rehse will Mikesplain how difficult is is to be a black man in America today. A one man show, with two actors. June 16 @ 7:00 PM; June 18 @ 1:30 p.m.; June 22 @ 9:00 PM; June 23 @ 8:45 PM; June 27 @ 9:00 PM; July 1 @ 5:45 PM LATEA Theater

Occasion for Sin presented by Katherine Brann Fredricks
Writer/Producer: Katherine Brann Fredricks Adapted from St. Teresa of Avila & Garcilaso de la Vega Director: Jessica BashlineComposer: Oriente Lopez
Benefiting EL MUSEO del BARRIO
All for Gold, God, and Glory: A Jewish saint battles the Spanish Inquisition over the conquest of Peru in a new musical by Grammy Award winning composer Oriente Lopez.
Occasion for Sin weaves together the lives of the royal Incas; the court of Spain, where 13-year old Prince Felipe is torn between a bastard Priest and the corrupt Regent of Spain; and the woman whose determination to demonstrate God's power in the world led her to become the Patron Saint of Spain, Teresa of Avila. Together, these passionate adversaries confront the timeless conflict of waging war for peace. June 23 @ 9:30 p.m.; June 25 @ 12:30 p.m.; June 27 @ 9:15 p.m.; July 1 @ 5:45 p.m.; July 2 @ 9:15 p.m.; July 8 @ 3:15 p.m. Flamboyan Theater

Occasionally Nothing presented by Natalie Menna
Written by Natalie Menna
Benefiting Food Bank for New York City
The near future. The world is nearing its' end. In a bizarre bomb shelter, Harry , Clay and Luella , British expats, cope by taunting each other with warped games of verbal wordplays , and by blurring each other's realities while losing touch with their own. A bleak glimpse at life in the wake of a Drumpf presidency, where wars abound, words have lost their meaning, and people have lost their way. How did the world get there? June 24 @ 12:00 PM; June 26 @ 9:00 PM; July 1 @ 7:30 PM; July 3 @ 7:00 PM; July 6 @ 7:30 PM; July 8 @ 3:15 PM LATEA Theater

Pangaea presented by Pixie Theory Productions
Written by Erik Champney; directed by Shaun Peknic, and produced by Pixie Theory Productions
Benefiting RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incent National Network)
Ross Kurtz has a profound impact on everyone he meets. And they won't let him forget it. A breathtaking psychodrama, PANGAEA explores the loss of personal identity and the terrifying journey back to who we really are. June 14 @ 4:30 PM Flamboyan Theatre

A Philosophical Protest presented by Camilla Crawford
Written by Camilla Crawford
Benefiting The Actors Fund
A director from England, an actor and assistant director from South?Africa, and a stage manager from here in New York bring our A?Philosophical Protest to Planet Connections this summer.?Opening on the streets of Manhattan, a young woman, experiencing an?emotional crisis, decides to stage a protest against God, which?rankles a young man passing by. Their collision and subsequent?interactions create deep discussions about love and loss; deep sadness?and deeper poverty; and of course, God and the world. Was this a?chance meeting or fate? God knows! June 20 @ 9:15 PM; June 24 @ 5:30 PM; June 26 @ 7:00 PM; June 29 @9:00 PM; July 2 @ 1:45 PM; July 5 @ 7:00 PM LATEA Theater

Quiet House
Written by Erik Ehn
Benefiting WIN (Women In Need)
Renowned experimental theater artist Erik Ehn presents his play on the topic of homelessness. Jackie has been intentionally homeless for some time now due to a broken heart. Her daughter Sarolta, who is not homeless, is searching for her mother Jackie. June 23 @ 7:00 PM Flamboyan Theater

Rojo Verde presented by YaYa Productions
Written by Lynda Crawford
The Barrera family have had a small farm in New Mexico for hundreds of years-when it was native land, when it was Mexican, and now part of the US-producing, among other things, an outstanding native chili pepper, the Rojo Verde. But their livelihood and traditions are now threatened by an invisible drift: GMOs. July 6 @ 5:30 PM LATEA Theatre

Written and performed by Jan Wallace, Directed By E. Katherine Kerr
Benefiting National Brain Tumor Society
SHIRLEY AND ME, is about Jan Wallace's relationship with the character Shirley Valentine (a not so young working class Liverpool lady who just takes off on holiday to Greece sans husband). Inspired from Jan Wallace's years of performing the award winning 1986 Willy Russell play, SHIRLEY VALENTINE, to theater audiences in Connecticut and the New York area. Unlike Shirley Valentine, Jan did not leave her husband, he, sadly, left her. Michaels Wallace passed away from a brain tumor and Jan dedicates this series of performances to his memory. June 17 @ 5:15 PM; June 19 @ 7:30 PM; June 23 @ 5:30 PM; June 25 @ 8:00 PM; July 2 @ 3:45 PM; July 7 @ 7:00 PM LATEA Theater

Snipped/Cut/Tied: Una Noche de Magia presented by Step1 Theatre Project
Written by Desi Moreno-Penson
In three short plays filled with novela-esque '40s film noir to menacingmamboleros, Snipped/Cut/Tied: Una Noche de Magia takes the audience through a surrealist universe immersed in both levity and a scintillating darkness. With Genesister, Let Mezaluca Buy Your Car, and Dead Wives Dance the Mambo, Nuyorican playwright Desi Moreno-Penson boldly presents a world of magical realism for the next generation. June 16 @ 7:00 PM, June 18 @ 2:30 PM, June 21 @ 9:30 PM, June 24 @ 5:45 PM, June 26 @ 7:15 PM, July 1 @ 3:45 PM

They Say We'll Have Some Fun presented by MirrorMaker Productions and The Montclair Kimberley Academy Fine and Performing Arts Department
Written by Robert Gelberg
Benefiting Human Needs Food Pantry
THEY SAY WE'LL HAVE SOME FUN is a full-length play for teens in three scenes that takes place at a co-ed summer sleep away camp in the Adirondacks. Sarah, Martin, Kiki, and Loony all met as campers at Camp Cortland many years ago. Now, Sarah and Kiki are both counselors and Martin and Loony are Counselors-in-Training. Tonight is the night of their induction into the Camp Cortland staff as full-time counselors, but an emergency on the other side of camp as well as a persistently pestering young camper might throw that plan off its tracks. To Martin, however, this may be a blessing in disguise. June 16 @ 5:15 PM; June 18 @ 6:30 PM; June 20 @ 7:00 PM; June 24 @ 7:45 PM; June 29 @ 8:45 PM; July 1 @ noon Flamboyan Theater

Trust UR Local Squirrel presented by CPC Entertainment
Written by Peggy Howard Chane
Benefiting Amnesty International
All characters are squirrels. The local female reporter often bests the male network reporter with her stories bypassing him. They reveal: The dilemma of the forewoman installing new city water pipes when they explode; her immigrant husband, a gynecology resident, fears deportation. Life in the big city - from a squirrel's POV! June 27 @ 4:00 PM

Vatican Falls presented by Impetus Ensemble & Frank J. Avella
Written by Frank J. Avella
Benefiting SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests)
The journey of one sex abuse survivor, seeking retribution from the Church, who falls in love with a Vatican operative in Rome. In May of 2011, the World Premiere of the Italian-language version of VATICAN FALLS (Il Vaticano Cade) was canceled the night before opening amidst controversy and claims of death threats. Three months of hard work by renown Italian artists went up in a puff of NO ONE REALLY KNOWS! June 21 @ 4:00 PM LATEA Theatre

VICTORY GIRLS presented by Kristina Poe
Written by Kristina Poe, Directed by Jill DeArmon, featuring Valeria A. Avina, Jamie Klassel, Margaret Ladd and Leah Raymond.
Benefiting The Center
Seventy-five years ago Josie was a radical beat poetess and a dangerous downtown denizen. Now back in New York City for a reunion of her USO Jr Hostess gang, Josie is haunted by a memory she cannot outrun. Her granddaughter Rachel wants to keep Josie safe. Josie, however, has paid a dear price for something she failed to do in 1942. Not all casualties of war happen on the field of battle. June 18 @ 8:45 PM; June 21 @ 7:15 PM; June 25 @ 4:15 PM; June 30 @ 9:15 PM; July 2 @ 5:15 PM; July 8 @ 5:15 PM LATEA Theater

...waiting presented by Hub Theatricals
Written by Mark Levy
Benefiting Samaritans
When we live in a crazy city like New York all we do is....wait. Everyday and all day. Whether it is a good thing or a bad thing. Just nonstop ...waiting. ...Waiting (the play) is a series of comedic scenes about the absurdity of what waiting does to people (and real stories of the cast are used for this show). Watch the insanity of what happens when real people wait too long. June 16 @ 5:15 PM, June 18 @ 7:00 PM, June 23 @ 7:00 PM, June 25 @ 2:30 PM, July 1 @ 4:00 PM, July 5 @ 9:00 PM. LATEA Theater

What Does A Trump Presidency Mean to Me?: An Interview Theatre Piece* presented by Sarah M. Chichester
Written by Sarah M. Chichester
Benefiting NYCLU
A new documentary theatre piece created to shine a light on the voices of real people as they speak about Trump, the election process, what being a minority has been like for them and what they expect to experience in the future. June 27 @ 5:30 PM LATEA Theatre

Written by Michael Puzzo, Directed by Glory Kadigan
Benefiting WIN (Women In Need)
Two strangers are tortured and held prisoner for unspecified crimes...could it possibly have anything to do with a catastrophic & unexplained worldwide event? July 8 @ 7:00 PM LATEA Theater

The Woolgather presented by Mike Keller
Written by William Mastrosimone, Directed by Chazz Palminiteri
Benefiting Bronx Zoo's Wildlife Conservation Society
Rose, a shy dimestore salesgirl whose life centers around reveries and daydreams, lives in a dreary Philadelphia apartment. Into her life saunters Cliff, a hard working, hard drinking truck driver. He is rough and witty and just as starved for love as she is. July 6 @ 9:30 PM; July 7 @ 8:30 PM; July 8 @ 9:30 PM; JULY 9 @ 1:00 PM Theatro LATEA

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