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Jody Christopherson's GREENCARD WEDDING to Premiere at HERE Jody Christopherson's GREENCARD WEDDING to Premiere at HERE
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Goode Productions (with Associate Producer Meredith Packer) will present the World Premiere of Greencard Wedding, an indie rock musical written by Jody Christopherson co-directed by Morgan Zipf-Meister at HERE (145 Avenue of the Americas, entrance on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), November 29 - December 20, 2017. (more...)
Pop-Up Theater Company The Pool to Bring Three New Plays to The Flea Theater Pop-Up Theater Company The Pool to Bring Three New Plays to The Flea Theater
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from November 15 - December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Jody Christopherson's Horror Piece AMP, Coming to HERE Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Jody Christopherson's Horror Piece AMP, Coming to HERE
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Goode Productions (with Associate Producer Meredith Packer) will present the World Premiere of AMP, a solo horror piece written and performed by Jody Christopherson, directed by Isaac Byrne (The Other Mozart; In Vestments) at HERE (145 Avenue of the Americas, entrance on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), December 5-19. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)
La MaMa Slates Special Events Alongside 'FIFTY YEARS OF LA MAMA' Book Release La MaMa Slates Special Events Alongside 'FIFTY YEARS OF LA MAMA' Book Release
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club has announced a handful of special events in conjunction with the publication of Ellen Stewart Presents: Fifty Years of La MaMa Experimental Theatre, a new book by Cindy Rosenthal. (more...)
Ripe Time to Premiere Haruki Murakami's SLEEP in Philadelphia & Brooklyn Ripe Time to Premiere Haruki Murakami's SLEEP in Philadelphia & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Sleep will make its world premiere, October 27-28, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania and will have its New York premiere at BAM Fisher as part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival, November 29 - December 2. (more...)
LA Hit YOU LOVE THAT I'M NOT YOUR WIFE to Make NYC Debut LA Hit YOU LOVE THAT I'M NOT YOUR WIFE to Make NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk on October 15, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

From Joanne Mosconi, the Co-Writer/Director of the Off- Broadway hit Marry, F*** or Kill, comes the New York City premiere of the fast-paced dramedy You Love That I'm NOT Your Wife running November 3-18, 2017 at The Steve and Marie Sgouros Theatre in Greenwich Village, New York. The official press opening is Friday, November 3, 2017. (more...)
Traumaturgy Productions Presents SUNSET PARK Traumaturgy Productions Presents SUNSET PARK
by BWW News Desk on October 15, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Designed as a vehicle for experimenting with and advocating for horror aesthetics on stage, Traumaturgy Productions (Jolene Noelle and Stephen Christensen) presents its second full-length play, Sunset Park, at Theaterlab's (Orietta Crispino, Artistic Director) Midtown home at 357 W 36th St, 3rd Floor, October 27, 28, 29 and 31. (more...)
BWW Detroit Award Winner Brings I KILLED THE COW to New York BWW Detroit Award Winner Brings I KILLED THE COW to New York
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Broadway World Detroit Award Winner, Larissa Marten is thrilled to be bringing her one-woman show, I KILLED THE COW, to New York. After the world premier performance in Ann Arbor last April and a sold out show at Theatre Row, the show is being performed again at Theatre Row on October 20th. (more...)
SNAPSHOTS IN TRANSIT Explores The Playwright and History of Choreopoem SNAPSHOTS IN TRANSIT Explores The Playwright and History of Choreopoem
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

SNAPSHOTS IN TRANSIT weaves a rhythmic poetic tapestry of 5 'seasoned' adult characters evaluating and coming to terms with; love, life trials, family upbringing, politics, and honoring one's nationality in often dire and humorous aspects. (more...)
Bluelaces' New Autism-Friendly Show ALL ABOARD! Debuts Today Bluelaces' New Autism-Friendly Show ALL ABOARD! Debuts Today
by BroadwayWorld JR on October 14, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Below, check out a teaser for Bluelaces Theater Company's new show ALL ABOARD!. Their newest multi-sensory experience explores transportation and locomotion. While aboard 'The Imaginator,' our adventurers will explore transportation and its evolution through time from horse and buggy, to cross-country trains, airplanes, and rocket ships. (more...)
Vangeline Theater Brings BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE to TNC Tonight Vangeline Theater Brings BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE to TNC Tonight
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Following a critically U.S. and International tour, Vangeline Theater presents BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata) tonight, October 14, 2017 at 8pm at Theater For the New City, 155 First Avenue, NYC. (more...)
New Children's Musical MY PERFECT PET Hits the Playroom Theater Today New Children's Musical MY PERFECT PET Hits the Playroom Theater Today
by BroadwayWorld JR on October 14, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

My Perfect Pet is the story of Cailin, a young girl who is determined to receive a puppy for her 10th birthday. Will she get her prized bundle of joy? She must first prove to her skeptical parents that she is worthy enough to receive such a very special gift. This bright and bouncy, light and giggly, tuneful show for the young and young at heart debuts at the Playroom Theater, 151 West 46 Street, New York, NY today, October 14. (more...)
CHALK (A SILENT COMEDY) Begins Today at The Kraine Theater CHALK (A SILENT COMEDY) Begins Today at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

'If everything you drew became real, where would your imagination take you?' A playful and poignant homage to classic silent-film era comedians, Chalk invites audiences into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen. Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this family-friendly physical comedy guaranteed to 'Draw You In.' (more...)
Heather Christian's ANIMAL WISDOM Comes to The Bushwick Starr Tonight Heather Christian's ANIMAL WISDOM Comes to The Bushwick Starr Tonight
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The Bushwick Starr and West Yorkshire Playhouse present ANIMAL WISDOM, created by Heather Christian, directed by Mark Rosenblatt & Andrew Schneider, and featuring and made in collaboration with Sasha Brown, Heather Christian, Fred Epstein, Eric Farber & Maya Sharpe. (more...)
ALIVE! 55+ AND KICKIN' Returns to Harlem Today ALIVE! 55+ AND KICKIN' Returns to Harlem Today
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Back by popular demand for six more weeks, Vy Higginsen's smash hit, ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin' returns for its 5th year to The Dempsey Theater in Harlem (127 W. 127th Street) For a six-week engagement on Saturdays, today, October 14th, through November 18th at 1pm. (more...)
Hiroshi Sugimoto's RIKYU-ENOURA: A NEW NOH PLAY to Premiere at Japan Society Hiroshi Sugimoto's RIKYU-ENOURA: A NEW NOH PLAY to Premiere at Japan Society
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Japan Society presents the world premiere of Rikyu-Enoura: A New Noh Play by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Commissioned by Japan Society and Odawara Art Foundation for the Society's 110th Anniversary, this noh play, which is newly written but adheres to noh's medieval language, is performed in traditional style with noh masks, costumes, musical instruments and chanters. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Opens Tonight in Brooklyn Photo Flash: First Look - Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Opens Tonight in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Green Lite Productions' new, immersive experience CURIOSITIES officially opens its doors tonight, Friday, October the 13th, in Brooklyn. The 1930s underground piece is currently slated to run through November 26th at its custom home The Menagerie. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
OUTSIDE PADUCAH: THE WARS AT HOME Playwright J.A. Moad II to Appear in Two Documentaries OUTSIDE PADUCAH: THE WARS AT HOME Playwright J.A. Moad II to Appear in Two Documentaries
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

OUTSIDE PADUCAH: THE WARS AT HOME playwright/performer J.A. Moad II will be the focus of two upcoming documentaries. (more...)
August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING to Return to JPAC This Fall August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING to Return to JPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The Anderson & Bert Cade Fulton Foundation, Andrea J. Fulton, Founder & Producer, in association with the Jamaica Performing Arts Center/JPAC, presents the return of August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING. Ms. Fulton first presented TWO TRAINS RUNNING in the summer of 2016 as a free community offering to 40-seat audiences in Bed-Stuy's Fulton and Von King Parks as part of 'August in August,' an arts initiative created by the Fulton Foundation in partnership with Joseph Grant, Jr., the Arts and Cultural Ambassador of Councilman Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.'s Office in the 36th District in Brooklyn. Scroll down for a look at that production! (more...)
FERGUSON World Premiere Begins Next Week in NYC FERGUSON World Premiere Begins Next Week in NYC
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). A friendly reminder that the strictly limited run will begin October 19 and run through November 5, 2017, celebrating its opening night on Monday, October 23 at 7:30pm. (more...)
Oral History of Vietnam War 'IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS' to Play UNDER St. Marks Oral History of Vietnam War 'IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS' to Play UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Infinite Variety Productions will present the World Premiere of In Their Footsteps, a docudrama written by Ashley Adelman, Kelly Teaford, and Caroline Peters based on the oral testimonies of women who served in the Vietnam War. (more...)
BWW Review: Hearts Ablaze in Harrison David Rivers' ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT WILDFIRES BWW Review: Hearts Ablaze in Harrison David Rivers' ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT WILDFIRES
by Kristen Morale on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Written by Harrison David Rivers, conceived/directed by Sherri Eden Barber and presented by Ricochet Collective, Only You Can Prevent Wildfires celebrates its World Premiere by bringing the true story of forest technician Terry Lynn Barton and the Hayman Fire of 2002 to audiences in a rather unprecedented way. In what is both as surreal as the imagination running rampant beneath a star-infested sky and as visceral as the cold truth (and consequences) of human emotions, Wildfires depicts the reasoning behind a distraught woman's actions in an incredibly graspable manner. (more...)
Stephanie Lynn Wilson Returns to the Stage with SNAPSHOTS IN TRANSIT Stephanie Lynn Wilson Returns to the Stage with SNAPSHOTS IN TRANSIT
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

After work shopping each of the three plays of her trilogy, Women You Thought You Knew, over the past three years, then simultaneously directing each play for the production of the entire trilogy this past March at IATI theatre, Stephanie Lynn Wilson is happy to return on the stage in the Caribbean flavored choreopoem Snapshots in Transit. (more...)
Orietta Crispino's LET ME COOK FOR YOU Begins Tonight at Theaterlab Orietta Crispino's LET ME COOK FOR YOU Begins Tonight at Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

Theaterlab will present Let Me Cook For You, written and performed by Orietta Crispino, tonight, October 13, through December 10, 2017 in its Midtown home (357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor). Barbara Rubin directs and Liza Cassidy serves as the assistant director. (more...)
Titan Theatre Company's Ambitious RICHARD III Starts Tonight Titan Theatre Company's Ambitious RICHARD III Starts Tonight
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Off-Off-Broadway

The award-winning Titan Theatre Company announced today the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of Shakespeare's tragedy RICHARD III, directed by Edward Morgan. RICHARD III will play a three-week limited engagement at Titan's home at Queens Theatre. (more...)