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Immersive Experience THE VICKY ARCHIVES Premieres This Spring At The Tank

Explore the world of memory and identity in the immersive theater experience, THE VICKY ARCHIVES, premiering this spring at The Tank.
Photos: Baker Falls and Knitting Factory Present Site-Specific Revival of DEAD BRAINS

Get a first look at Baker Falls and Knitting Factory's Dead Brains.
PSYCHIC SELF DEFENSE by Normandy Sherwood is Coming to HERE

Prepare to be amazed as 'Psychic Self Defense' by Normandy Sherwood takes the stage at HERE. Uncover the secrets of this mind-blowing theatrical performance and experience the power of psychic self-defense. Don't miss out on this unforgettable show running at HERE.
Spring 2023 Ucross Fellows Revealed

 This spring, celebrating its 40th anniversary as an artist residency program, Ucross welcomed 55 visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers and interdisciplinary artists from across North America to its historic 20,000-acre ranch in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming.
Royal Family Productions Presents a Benefit Reading of LOLA

NYC's Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, presents an benefit reading of a new play by Miles Orduna. All proceeds will go towards fulfilling Royal Family's mission of giving space to marginalized voices, especially those of people of color and up-and-coming artists.
IMMENSE JOY by Anna Kohler to be Presented at The Tank in September

The Tank will present Immense Joy, a new work devised and directed by downtown luminary Anna Kohler in collaboration with performers Natalia de Campos, Justin Gordon, John Hagan, Fabio Tavares, and associate director Caleb Hammond. The performances run from September 8 through 18, 2022.
Eszter Balint And Stew to Present 2nd Performance Of I HATE MEMORY - An Anti-Musical at Joe's Pub

I Hate Memory, an anti-musical co-starring the streets of New York and the late 20th century, will have its second performance at Joe's Pub on Friday, July 8 at 9:30PM, part of an ongoing bi-monthly series and eventually an album release.
SEGAL BOOK TALK To Be Joined By Author Theresa Smalec

Author Theresa Smalec and New York Theatre artists John Jesurun and Mariane Weems join the Segal Talks series on November 29th to discuss Smalec's new book: Ron Vawter’s Life in Performance. The discussion is part of the Segal Center's Fall 2021 Book Talk Series & will be moderated by Frank Hentschker and directed by MESTC, The Graduate Center CUNY.
New World Premiere Episodes of CHANG IN A VOID MOON to be Presented by La MaMa ETC

The Tony Award-winning La MaMa ETC has announced the world premiere of new episodes of John Jesurun’s long-running, legendary serial “surrealistic soap opera” (The Village Voice) Chang in a Void Moon. 
Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 23- with Next On Stage, Shoshana Bean and More!

Today (October 23) in live streaming:The next round of Next On Stage, Shoshana Bean sings, and so much more!
1st Stage Announces New Commission Of Solo Work From Brilliant Playwrights And Creators 

During this uncertain time for the nation and the arts community, 1st Stage remains committed to creating diverse, modern work by leading playwrights and performers. Despite the prolonged theatre closure necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company delights in bringing you the same quality of beautiful, emotional, relatable stories that you could have otherwise seen on our stage.
Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 14- with Stephanie J. Block, Andrew Rannells, and More!

Today (August 14) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block visits Backstage Live, the Marie's Crisis Weekend Warm-Up returns, and so much more!
La MaMa Announces 2020/21 Season: BREAKING IT OPEN with Artist Residents, Virtual Programming and More

La MaMa has announced its 59th season, 'Breaking It Open,' which explores how new work is created, performed and viewed in a global pandemic. Through La MaMa Residency Grants, Artist Residents will be given the time, space, and resources to make work using new creative tools and formats at the intersection of online and live theatre performance.
BLACK DANCE STORIES Announces August 2020 Lineup

Black Dance Stories has announced its August 2020 lineup featuring dancers and choreographers who use their work to raise societal issues, strengthen community through their programming, and use history as a source of inspiration.
La MaMa and CultureHub Announce LIVELAB: A Free Video Call Software for Performers by Performers

La MaMa E.T.C., in partnership with CultureHub, announced today the public launch of LiveLab, a free, open-source performance and video collaboration software built by artists for artists.
Obie Award-Winning Set Designer Jun Maeda Has Passed Away at 79

Jun Maeda, the Obie Award-winning designer and resident set designer at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (ETC) since 1970, died on Monday, April 6 - three days after his 79th birthday - at Mt. Sinai West Hospital in Manhattan.
Experimental Bitch Announces All Female Creative Team For Access Theater Workshop Production

Experimental Bitch Presents is excited to announce the creative team for the workshop production of interdisciplinary performance piece, In the Kitchen, playing this October. The production will inaugurate the company's 2019-2020 season in residence at Access Theater. Performances will be held on October 25th at 8pm, October 26th at 8pm, and October 27th at 4pm, in the Gallery at Access Theater, 380 Broadway New York, NY 10013. Tickets are available at
Steve Buscemi Joins Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson Comedy

According to Variety, actor Steve Buscemi is is set to join the cast of the forthcoming Untitled Judd ApatowPete Davidson Comedy.  The film will be based on Davidson's life, including losing his firefighter father on 911. This will be Apatow's first film since Trainwreck. The cast also includes Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Maude Apatow and Bel Powley.
Photo Flash: Thom Sesma, Jeffrey Omura, Kimiye Corwin, Emma Kikue And More Celebrate World Premiere Of Sam Chanse's FRUITING BODIES

Ma-Yi Theater Company is presenting the Off-Broadway world premiere of FRUITING BODIES by Asian-American playwright Sam Chanse, with Shelley Butler at the helm. The cast of FRUITING BODIES features Kimiye Corwin (Noises Off, Henry VI), Emma Kikue (God Said This, Up the Hill), Jeffrey Omura (House Rules, Hamlet) and Thom Sesma (Superhero, Sweeney Todd).

La MaMa is proud to present the world premiere of now my hand is ready for my heart: intimate histories, the newest work from Nicky Paraiso, an award-winning 40-year veteran of the New York City performance community. In a deep exploration of an artist's life, Paraiso investigates aging, identity, sexuality, class and race. Directed by MacArthur Fellow John Jesurun, now my hand is ready for my heart: intimate histories is also a multi-disciplinary celebration of an artistic community as it grows older and continues to make work, both individually and with each other.

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