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Casting Set For THE ANTELOPE PARTY, Beginning November 4  Photo Casting Set For THE ANTELOPE PARTY, Beginning November 4 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021

After an acclaimed premiere in Chicago, Dutch Kills Theater (Temping, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present the New York Premiere of 2018 Weissberger Award for Playwrighting nominee THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer.

Northern Stage Presents JUNCTION An Audio Walking Experience Of White River Junction Photo Northern Stage Presents JUNCTION An Audio Walking Experience Of White River Junction
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2021

Northern Stage's season continues this fall with a site-specific, dramatic walking experience of White River Junction, VT. Junction, running now through October 24, consists of three original audio stories from three era-defining years: from the filming of director D.W Griffith's iconic Way Down East in 1920 to the cultural and economic dislocations of the 1970s to the unexpected challenges of 2020, the strangest year of all. 

Dutch Kills Theater Company Will Present KLAXALTERIAN SEQUESTER as Part of Edinburgh  Photo Dutch Kills Theater Company Will Present KLAXALTERIAN SEQUESTER as Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe's Digital Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2021

After receiving an urgent message sent from sixty years in the future, the audience is asked to avert an alien invasion by understanding how the KlaxAlterians view our species. Created by Ben Beckley and Asa Wember, KlaxAlterian Sequester utilises the overly-familiar ‚Äď a smart phone and your own home ‚Äď to expose our tentative grasp on what we think it means to be human, and what we think we know to be true about the everyday objects which fill our homes.

HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season Photo HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021

The Obie Award-winning HERE has announced programming for its upcoming 2021/22 Season.

New York Premiere of THE ANTELOPE PARTY to be Presented by Dutch Kills Theater This N Photo New York Premiere of THE ANTELOPE PARTY to be Presented by Dutch Kills Theater This November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

After an acclaimed premiere in Chicago, Dutch Kills Theater (Temping, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present the New York Premiere of 2018 Weissberger Award for Playwrighting nominee THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer.

Canceled THE ANTELOPE PARTY Gets Virtual Benefit Reading Photo Canceled THE ANTELOPE PARTY Gets Virtual Benefit Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down New York theaters, Dutch Kills Theater Company (Temping, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) was finishing up tech rehearsals at The Wild Project for the New York Premiere of 2018 Weissberger Award for Playwrighting nominee THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer.

Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October Photo Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present Wolf 359's TEMPING an interactive, immersive and site specific solo theatrical experience. It is written by Michael Yates Crowley (The Rape of the Sabine Women, The Ted Haggard Monologues) and directed by Michael Rau.

Lilli Cooper, Kathleen Chalfant and More Announced for Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW P Photo Lilli Cooper, Kathleen Chalfant and More Announced for Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their tenth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.

Premieres From Jeremy O. Harris, Theresa Rebeck and More Included in Red Bull Theater Photo Premieres From Jeremy O. Harris, Theresa Rebeck and More Included in Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for their tenth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.

THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer Will Make it's NYC Premiere Beginning in March Photo THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer Will Make it's NYC Premiere Beginning in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2020

After an acclaimed premiere in Chicago, Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present the New York Premiere of 2018 Weissberger Award for Playwrighting nominee THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer. It is directed by 2017 Lucille Lortel Award winner Jess Chayes (HOME/SICK, Half Moon Bay) with dramaturgy by Sarah Lunnie (What the Constitution Means to Me, Grand Horizons, Hillary and Clinton, A Doll's House Part 2). Previews begin March 19 at The Wild Project in Manhattan with opening slated for March 25.

Theatre Row Announces the Inaugural Kitchen Sink Residency Cohort Photo Theatre Row Announces the Inaugural Kitchen Sink Residency Cohort
by Julie Musbach - Oct 29, 2019

Theatre Row has announced the recipients of the first-ever Kitchen Sink Residency, its most ambitious initiative yet, designed to nurture smaller, emerging performing arts companies

Northern Stage Presents World Premiere About Hacking and Stolen Identity Photo Northern Stage Presents World Premiere About Hacking and Stolen Identity
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2019

What happens when someone gains access to your online identity? Dartmouth graduate Brenda Withers' world premiere Jordan tackles this timely topic on the main stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT from October 16 a?" November 3. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.

Photo Flash: STAY MAD, MAKE ART A Benefit Concert For Immigrant Families Together Photo Photo Flash: STAY MAD, MAKE ART A Benefit Concert For Immigrant Families Together
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2019

On Monday, September 18, The Three Angry Ladies (Shayna O'Neill, Emily Louise Perkins, and Emma Clarkson), presented Stay Mad, Make Art: A Benefit Concert for Immigrant Families Together at The Center at West Park (165 West 86th Street at Amsterdam Avenue., New York, NY 10024). Almost $8000 was raised for Immigrant Families Together, a network of Americans committed to rapid response unification of families separated by the 'zero tolerance' policy.

Jiggly Caliente To Host STAY MAD, MAKE ART At The Center At West Park, 9/16 Photo Jiggly Caliente To Host STAY MAD, MAKE ART At The Center At West Park, 9/16
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2019

The Three Angry Ladies (Shayna O'Neill, Emily Louise Perkins, and Emma Clarkson), will present Stay Mad, Make Art: A Benefit Concert for Immigrant Families Together at The Center at West Park (165 West 86th Street at Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024) on Monday, September 16 at 8pm (doors and bar open at 7:30pm). Tickets ($25 General; $50 VIP; $1000 Angel, which includes front row seating and unlimited drinks) are available for advance purchase at staymadmakeart.brownpapertickets.com. All proceeds will support Immigrant Families Together, a network of Americans committed to rapid response unification of families separated by the 'zero tolerance' policy.

New Performers Added To STAY MAD, MAKE ART Lineup At The Center At West Park Photo New Performers Added To STAY MAD, MAKE ART Lineup At The Center At West Park
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2019

The Three Angry Ladies (Shayna O'Neill, Emily Louise Perkins, and Emma Clarkson), will present Stay Mad, Make Art: A Benefit Concert for Immigrant Families Together at The Center at West Park (165 West 86th Street at Amsterdam Avenue., New York, NY 10024) on Monday, September 16 at 8pm (doors and bar open at 7:30pm).

STAY MAD, MAKE ART: A Benefit Concert For Immigrant Families Together Announced At Th Photo STAY MAD, MAKE ART: A Benefit Concert For Immigrant Families Together Announced At The Center At West Park
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 14, 2019

The Three Angry Ladies (Shayna O'Neill, Emily Louise Perkins, and Emma Clarkson), will present Stay Mad, Make Art: A Benefit Concert for Immigrant Families Together at The Center at West Park (165 West 86th Street at Amsterdam Avenue., New York, NY 10024) on Monday, September 16 at 8pm (doors and bar open at 7:30pm).

Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth Photo Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2019

The June 2019 So-fi festival announces that it will be presenting works at The Clemente's Los Kabayitos and Flamboyan Theaters (107 Suffolk St. between Rivington & Delancey) and Westbeth (463 West Street between Bethune and West 12th St) June 6th-23rd 2019.

Photo Flash: SELKIE Premieres At The Wild Project Photo Photo Flash: SELKIE Premieres At The Wild Project
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2018

Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present the World Premiere of SELKIE by Krista Knight (Hissifit, Primal Play). Directed by Matt Dickson (Disco Pigs, We The People), performances run through December 22 at The Wild Project.

THE RUSSIAN & THE JEW To Receive World Premiere at The Tank Photo THE RUSSIAN & THE JEW To Receive World Premiere at The Tank
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2018

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with Anna & Kitty, Inc. will present the World Premiere of The Russian & The Jew, a political fairy tale about anti-semitism and female friendship in the Soviet Union in 1968, co-written by Liba Vaynberg and Emily Louise Perkins and directed by Ines Braun at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), December 4-20.

Photo Flash: La MaMa in Association with The Assembly Presents the World Premiere of  Photo Photo Flash: La MaMa in Association with The Assembly Presents the World Premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2018

La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Muller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 - May 5, 2018 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening.

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