Line-up Announced For Final Week Of Emerging Artists New Work Series

Line-up Announced For Final Week Of Emerging Artists New Work Series

Emerging Artists Theatre is now in the final week of the New Work Series. The series runs until March 17 at TADA Theater in the Flatiron District and features new works from a diverse group of artists. New musical, plays, solo-shows and dance pieces (in varies stages of development), are being presented during the bi-annual series.

Visit the theater any evening during Emerging Artists New Work Series and you will find yourself transported in a number of surprising ways: by a single performer embodying a whole host of characters; by a company showcasing traditional and non-traditional dance from another country; by a cozy two-person show exploring relationships; or perhaps by a bouncy new musical that will have you humming.

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Tickets range between $10 - $20 and are available at All performances take place at TADA Theater, 15 West 28th Street (between Broadway and 5th Avenue), 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. Subways: N/R/1/2 to 28th Street, B/D/F/W to 34th Street

Monday, March 11 @ 7 pm

Death of a Bachelor

Written, directed & performed by Jamison Monella

Have you ever seen a queer action movie? Well, you're about to see one live!

Dog Run

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Philip Vlahakis

An estranged couple may have a second chance through the playful ingenuity of their canine companions.

Tuesday, March 12 @ 7 pm

Big Gay Love Story, The Musical

Written & composed by Allison St. Rock - Directed by Hilary Goldman

"Big Gay Love Story, The Musical" follows a group of friends living in Los Angeles as they try to navigate love and all that goes with it in today's confusing dating culture.

Tuesday, March 12 @ 9 pm

Patmon Dance Project: Homescape

Choreographed by Artistic Director Angela Nicole Patmon

"Patmon Dance Project: Homescape" is a dreamy landscape of dancers that weaves in and out of the places we call home and arrives in an America that must face either its dark reality or its own demise.

Wednesday, March 13 @ 7 pm

Eleanor and Alice: Conversations Between Two Remarkable Roosevelts

Written and Directed by Ellen Abrams

One Democrat. One Republican. No one hates you like family.

Thursday, March 14 at 7 pm

DPRdance: Scat Cats

Concept, Direction and Choreography by Dougie Robbins

"DPRdance: Scat Cats" is a valentine to the golden age of jazz.

The Tangible Hallucination of Rourou in the Day Time

Choreography by Rourou Ye - Performed by Rourou Ye & Jun Zhou

The Tangible Hallucination of Rourou in the DayTime is a solo performance that uses choreography to abstract everyday experience.

Thursday, March 14 @ 9 pm


Music, Lyrics, and Book by Maggie Ludwig and Kristina Bryan

A female coal miner and single mother in West Virginia fights sexual harassment in the workplace and struggles to connect with her teenage daughter, featuring feminist folk/country music.

Friday, March 15 @ 7 pm

Organic Sofrito or Other Recipes for Disaster

Written & performed by Venessa M. Diaz

Three Puerto Rican women, four courses, and a whole lot of crazy!

Friday, March 15 @ 9 pm

The So-Called President

Written by Anthony Robustelli - Directed by Anthony Robustelli - Technical Producer Michael LoBue

A pop-rock hip-hop musical that examines today's political climate and its catalyst -- the current occupant of the White House -- and tells a timeless story: one of people standing up for the rights they deserve and have come to expect.

Saturday, March 16 @ 7 pm

Boys, Dogs and Chaos

Written & performed by Stephanie Kepke

At times poignant, at times funny, always touching...this wide ranging one-woman show, based on the book of the same title, delves deep into the beautiful chaos that is life with children.

don't go back. where?

Choreographed be Dani Cole, in collaboration with the company - Dancers Mimi Rosepink, Lily Sheppard, and Riley Sullivan - Music "Incantation" composed by Augusta Read Thomas & performed by Stefan Hersh

How often do we view these attributes as beneficial? Our bodies are resistant, begging us to slow down, to move in real time, and perhaps, to reflect and to reinvent what productivity implies.

Journey From Within

Choreographed by Kate Binder - Music "Roots" composed by Jess Jones

This dance piece expresses internal and interpersonal perspectives of life.

Saturday, March 16 @ 9 pm


Written & directed by Khalil Muhammad

Part historical, part stand up, part drama, "ILLINOIS BOY BLUES" is the story of an abandoned boy, turned bluesman, Romaine Ri'chard.

Sunday, March 17 @ 2 pm


Written & directed by P.H. Lin

Set in a dystopian "near future," it explores if our old growth historical value (once denied, disavowed and electronically erased from the culture) can be protected and preserved as a resource for all future generations.

Sunday, March 17 @ 5 pm


Written & directed by Michael F. Bruck & Michael DeMaio

The heartwarming musical recounts the story of two unalike people, a pretentious NYC walking tour guide and a simple, blue-collar worker from Brooklyn, who meet by chance in Madison Square Park and discover that even the most opposite of people can make a connection.

Sunday, March 17 @ 7 pm

Beggars Rain

Written by Robert Firpo-Cappiello - Directed by Duane Boutté

In the solo show "Beggars Rain," Spencer Aste plays a fugitive known only as Dooley, as well as a darkly comic supporting cast of outcasts, heroes, and villains across the blasted landscape of Depression-era America.

Sunday, March 17 @ 9 pm


Book, Music, Lyrics by Cle'

Melodrama, in two acts. An ambitious graduate student, Estela Britt, steps onto the campus of a prestigious university.

Emerging Artists New Works Series (NWS) began in 2006 and focuses on new works, new talents, and new voices. Since its inception, numerous productions that were workshopped at the series, have gone on to have full productions at the NYMF, FringeNYC & Encores, Edinburgh Fringe, off-Broadway, as well as National and International productions. Paul Adams, Andrea Alton, Scott Klavan, and Vanessa Shealy serve as curators for the NWS series.

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