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TOSOS Will Present THE LAST MOTHER IN THE HOUSE OF CHAVIS in January 2022 Photo TOSOS Will Present THE LAST MOTHER IN THE HOUSE OF CHAVIS in January 2022
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021

In Robert Macke's play The Last Mother in the House of Chavis, a father discovers his estranged son is competing on a reality television series ... as a drag queen. The play is a funny and moving exploration of the ties that bind families, both biological and chosen, as well as the forces that drive them apart.

Emerging Artists Theatres New Work Series Returns To TADA Theater, October 4 Photo Emerging Artists Theatres New Work Series Returns To TADA Theater, October 4
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021

Emerging Artists Theatre has announced the return of their biannual New Work Series which runs October 4 - 24, 2021 at TADA Theater in the Flatiron District.

Emerging Artists Theatre To Present Four Virtual Benefit Performances In May Photo Emerging Artists Theatre To Present Four Virtual Benefit Performances In May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

Award-winning Emerging Artists Theatre will present four evenings of virtual performances on Monday nights in May. The series will feature new dance and theatre pieces that have been pre-recorded at various theatres across the country.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 6, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 6-7, 2021.

Ben Strothmann's COMING CLEAN Will Stream Through March 20 Photo Ben Strothmann's COMING CLEAN Will Stream Through March 20
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 4, 2021

Ben Strothmann performed his first solo play, Coming Clean, on Wednesday, June 27th at the Kraine Theater as part of the Queerly Festival. The show was directed by Mark Finley.  As 2020 thwarted his plans to mount a New York production of the show, he is instead offering a recording of his 2018 Kraine Theater performance as an online virtual theatrical event until March 20th.

Antwayn Hopper, Michael Joseph Murray and More From SECRET IDENTITY Cast to Reunite f Photo Antwayn Hopper, Michael Joseph Murray and More From SECRET IDENTITY Cast to Reunite for Virtual Benefit Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2020

A STAR IS BORED and TOSOS will be reuniting the cast of SECRET IDENTITY by Chris Weikel for a virtual benefit reading for The Okra Project directed by Mark Finley, Artistic Director of TOSOS, who directed it's world premiere last January.

Composer and Lyricist Bill Solly Dies at 89 Photo Composer and Lyricist Bill Solly Dies at 89
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2020

Bill Solly, accomplished composer, lyricist and author peacefully passed away in his home Wednesday, April 8th. Born in 1931 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Solly graduated from McMaster University in 1953 and pioneered the musical theatre division at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Alberta. Living in England for fifteen years, he wrote for many colorful celebrities and had five productions in the West End.

Rosalind Brown, Michael Michele Lynch and More Announced in Casting of LEAVING THE BL Photo Rosalind Brown, Michael Michele Lynch and More Announced in Casting of LEAVING THE BLUES at The Flea Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 31, 2019

Casting has been announced for the upcoming New York City premiere of Leaving the Blues, a new play by Jewelle Gomez, directed by Mark Finley. Rosalind Brown (original Broadway productions of Footloose and One Mo' Time) will play the lead role of Alberta Hunter, the great American jazz singer and songwriter. The cast also features Michael Michele Lynch, Joy Suddath, Cooper Sutton, Benjamin Mapp, Ameerah Briggs, Tsebiyah Mishael Derry and Erik Ransom.

TOSOS Welcomes New Costume Director To The Company Photo TOSOS Welcomes New Costume Director To The Company
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2019

TOSOS Theater Company has announced that Ben Philipp has officially signed on to be the Company's Costume Director. Ben is currently an Assistant Costume Designer for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. 

Emmy Award Winning Actor Michael Emerson Joins The Cast Of SECRET IDENTITY As The V Photo Emmy Award Winning Actor Michael Emerson Joins The Cast Of SECRET IDENTITY As The Voice Of Dyre 
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 27, 2018

Secret Identity a brand new play by playwright Chris Weikel will debut it's World Premiere at The Flea Theatre on January 9th. The story tackles high school bullying in a witty and provocative way when the protagonist escapes into his comic book world of Super Heroes before learning that being authentic is key to acceptance. Secret Identity bows in previews on January 9th with Opening Night on January 12th. Performances are Wednesday thru Saturday until February 2nd. Tickets are available from The Flea Box office here: bit.ly/2QwUOa8

TOSOS Presents A Reading Of Charles Ludlum's SECRET LIVES OF THE SEXISTS Photo TOSOS Presents A Reading Of Charles Ludlum's SECRET LIVES OF THE SEXISTS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2018

In this 'farce of modern life' from the master of The Ridiculous, anthropologist Buddy Husband and his feminist wife, Nadine, are in the midst of a trial separation when Buddy discovers Nadine's long-lost mother (stripper Zena Grossfinger) and finances Zena's beauty salon.

Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater Photo Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

TOSOS presents its upcoming production of Waiting for Giovanni at The Flea Theater. A great American writer at a pivotal moment in his career is the subject of a play by another iconic American author.

Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater Photo Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2018

TOSOS presents its upcoming production of Waiting for Giovanni at The Flea Theater. A great American writer at a pivotal moment in his career is the subject of a play by another iconic American author.

Ben Strothmann Debuts COMING CLEAN at The Kraine Theater Photo Ben Strothmann Debuts COMING CLEAN at The Kraine Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2018

Ben Strothmann will star in Coming Clean, his first solo play, on Friday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, June 27 at 7:30pm at the Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street, New York City) as part of the Queerly Festival. Coming Clean will be directed by Mark Finley.

WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to the New York Stage This Summer Photo WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to the New York Stage This Summer
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2018

Emerging Artists Theatre Presents Their 20th Annual New Work Series Photo Emerging Artists Theatre Presents Their 20th Annual New Work Series
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2018

Emerging Artists Theatre celebrates its 25th Anniversary by presenting their 20th Annual New Work Series (NWS). Under the direction of Artistic Director, Paul Adam's, the festival runs February 26 through March 18 at TADA Theatre in Chelsea.

Molly 'Equality' Dykeman's New Show MOLLY'S WORLD To Premiere At FRIGID NY Photo Molly 'Equality' Dykeman's New Show MOLLY'S WORLD To Premiere At FRIGID NY
by Julie Musbach - Jan 31, 2018

Comic and award-winning playwright Andrea Alton brings her new solo-show, Molly's World, to Frigid New York.

Photo Flash: TOSOS Celebrates Upcoming Season with Benefit at Norwood Club Photo Photo Flash: TOSOS Celebrates Upcoming Season with Benefit at Norwood Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), New York City's Oldest LGBTQ Theatre celebrated their upcoming 2017-2018 season with a benefit at The Norwood Club in Chelsea, on September 14. Check out photos from the evening below!

Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER Launches TOSOS' 2017-18 Season Tonight Photo Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER Launches TOSOS' 2017-18 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Please join TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence) and the Eagle Bar NYC for STREET THEATER, Doric Wilson's award-winning satire about the evening of the Stonewall riots.

2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award Winner for Outstanding Revival STREET THEATER  Photo 2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award Winner for Outstanding Revival STREET THEATER Returns for a Limited Run
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 30, 2017

Doric Wilson's award-winning satire, STREET THEATER about the evening of the Stonewall riots, returns to the Eagle Bar for a limited run September 20 - October 4. The production is produced by TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), New York City's Oldest LGBTQ Theatre and is the first play of their 2017-18 Season. TOSOS Artistic Director, Mark Finley directs. The production won the New York Innovative Theater Award in 2016 for Outstanding Revival.

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