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29PWC New Works Series 2020 Continues With SEA VINE, NJ Photo 29PWC New Works Series 2020 Continues With SEA VINE, NJ
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2020

29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES 2020 presents SEA VINE, NJ, a ghost play by Michael Wells-Oakes on Tuesday November 17 at 7:30pm on Zoom.

Theater For The New City Celebrates Pride 2020 Photo Theater For The New City Celebrates Pride 2020
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2020

Theater for the New City (TNC), in its 50th season, joins the LGBT community, family and friends in celebrating the 51st anniversary of Stonewall and the 50th anniversary of LGBT Pride.

Carnival Girls Productions To Present The World Premiere Of THE MAGAZINE Photo Carnival Girls Productions To Present The World Premiere Of THE MAGAZINE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2020

Critically acclaimed playwright Christie Perfetti Williams's new play, THE MAGAZINE, will have its World Premiere at The Chain Theatre in Midtown Manhattan. The timely drama which is mixed with comedy will have a limited run, April 2 - 11. Opening night is slated for Thursday, April 2. Williams's recent New York City productions include The Werewolf of Washing Heights (Carnival Girls Productions) and An Appeal to the Woman of the House (Retro Productions).

Photo Flash: KNOCK IT OFF!: A FARCE At Theater For The New City Photo Photo Flash: KNOCK IT OFF!: A FARCE At Theater For The New City
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2019

What do you get when you combine a corrupt gynecologist, plastic surgery look-a-likes, a lascivious surgeon, a jittery liberal engaged to a staunch conservative, a flighty receptionist, a mysterious man hired for his sexual dexterity and a forgetful Holocaust survivor? You get Knock It Off!, a new farce debuting at Theater for the New City starting May 2nd.

KNOCK IT OFF!: A FARCE Comes to Theater For The New City Photo KNOCK IT OFF!: A FARCE Comes to Theater For The New City
by Julie Musbach - Apr 19, 2019

What do you get when you combine a corrupt gynecologist, plastic surgery look-a-likes, a lascivious surgeon, a jittery liberal engaged to a staunch conservative, a flighty receptionist, a mysterious man hired for his sexual dexterity and a forgetful Holocaust survivor? You get Knock It Off!, a new farce debuting at Theater for the New City starting May 2nd.

Karen Lynn Gorney & More Join Cast Of KNOCK IT OFF! At TNC Photo Karen Lynn Gorney & More Join Cast Of KNOCK IT OFF! At TNC
by Julie Musbach - Nov 15, 2018

Karen Lynn Gorney, star of the movie "Saturday Night Fever" and "All My Children" joins the cast as Eyphah in 'Knock It Off!,' a farce by writer/director Peter Zachari, premiering at Theater for the New City in May 2019. Gorney is joined by Peter Zachari as Thomas, Lori Funk as Marcia/Deidre, Joey Mirabile as Budd, Nora Falk as Cora, Scott Ahearn as Roy and Amandina Altomare as Bernadette. Additional casting for the show will be announced in the coming weeks.

Office Politics Bring the Laughs In RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT Photo Office Politics Bring the Laughs In RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions presents the world premiere comedy, RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT, written and directed by (Ms.) Jake Lipman; Performing at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor, October 10-27, 2018 on Wednesday-Today nights at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinees at 2:30 PM

Office Politics Bring the Laughs In RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT Photo Office Politics Bring the Laughs In RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions presents the world premiere comedy, RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT, written and directed by (Ms.) Jake Lipman; Performing at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor, October 10-27, 2018 today-Saturday nights at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinees at 2:30 PM

Office Politics Bring the Laughs In RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT Photo Office Politics Bring the Laughs In RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2018

Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions presents the world premiere comedy, RELENTLESSLY PLEASANT, written and directed by (Ms.) Jake Lipman; Performing at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor, October 10-27, 2018 on Wednesday-Saturday nights at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinees at 2:30 PM

Theater For The New City Presents FAT ASSES: THE MUSICAL Photo Theater For The New City Presents FAT ASSES: THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2018

Take off those Spanx and get ready to let loose for FAT ASSES: THE MUSICAL. Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director is thrilled to present the return of the revamped musical/comedy May 3-20, 2018. From the writers of the FringeNYC favorite Parker & Dizzy's Fabulous Journey to the End of the Rainbow, Peter Zachari and Damon Maida reunite to present this hilarious and thought provoking musical described as "The First Wives Club meets 9 to 5."

Theater for the New City Will Present FAT ASSES: THE MUSICAL Photo Theater for the New City Will Present FAT ASSES: THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Mar 1, 2018

Take off those Spanx and get ready to let loose for FAT ASSES: THE MUSICAL. Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director is thrilled to present the return of the revamped musical/comedy May 3-20, 2018. Playing to sold-out houses in 2013 the writers of the FringeNYC favorite Parker & Dizzy's Fabulous Journey to the End of the Rainbow Peter Zachari and Damon Maida reunite to present this hilarious and thought provoking musical described as "The First Wives Club meets 9 to 5."

Joshua Morgan, Nicolas Greco and Mitch Lerner to Lead STIFF NYC Showcase Photo Joshua Morgan, Nicolas Greco and Mitch Lerner to Lead STIFF NYC Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Lead Producer Terry D. Loftis, along with producers Bren Rapp and Gregory Patterson and producer/director Andy Baldwin announce the ensemble for the showcase run of award-winning Dallas playwright Jeff Swearingen's original comedy, STIFF.

BWW Review: THE WEREWOLF OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS at Kraine Theater Photo BWW Review: THE WEREWOLF OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS at Kraine Theater
by Derek Schwabe - Oct 26, 2017

This dark new play from Christie Perfetti Williams lingers over a multi-tiered intersection of vulnerable identities, confronting the devastating consequences of a near-future scenario that's all too easy to imagine.

An All-Female Company presents THE WEREWOLF OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS Photo An All-Female Company presents THE WEREWOLF OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 9, 2017

All-female theater company, Carnival Girls Productions, produces a nine character, all-female drama, The Werewolf of Washington Heights October 11 22 at the Kraine Theater in NYC. It is a world premiere production.

FROM SILENCE: A Warning from the Past for These Present Troubled Times at Theatre for the New City This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2016

Join Shannon Harrington, Karen Lynn Gorney, and Audrey Heffernan Meyer as part of a cast of nine actresses as they find a voice for Anne Marilyn Lucas' new play From Silence, directed by Peter Zachari. 

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas.

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas.

A Holocaust Survivor Finds her Voice in FROM SILENCE by Anne Lucas
by Liz Cearns - Oct 5, 2016

???????A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas.  It is widely acknowledged that even as Holocaust survivors are passing on, their trauma lives on in their children and grand children.  This play explores how such trauma is inherited even without being spoken of, seemingly as a genetic or behavioral legacy.  The piece then illustrates that speaking out, processing and understanding can bring healing to families.  This world premiere will be presented by Theater for the New City from November 4 to 20, directed by Peter Zachari.

Karen Lynn Gorney to Lead Holocaust Drama FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City this November
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2016

Karen Lynn Gorney, star of the 1977 movie 'Saturday Night Fever' and 'All My Children,' headlines From Silence, a brand new drama by Anne Marilyn Lucas premiering at Theater for the New City this November. Cast includes Audrey Heffernan Meyer, Krystal Rowley, Lori Funk, Nora Falk, Shannon Harrington, Tori Murray and Jessica Gollin. Additional cast TBA. The production will be directed by Peter Zachari.

Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Lynn Gorney and More in UNDER THE KNIFE: A FARCE at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Karen Lynn Gorney, star of the movie 'Saturday Night Fever' and 'All My Children' joins the cast as Eyphah in Under the Knife: A Farce, a brand new comedy by Peter Zachari premiering at Theater for the New City, now through April 5, 2015. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage!

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