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Theater for the New City to Present Ninth Installment of OPEN 'THO SHUT Photo Theater for the New City to Present Ninth Installment of OPEN 'THO SHUT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021

On Saturday, January 9 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Ave., will present the ninth installment of 'Open 'Tho Shut,' its afternoon of 'walk-by theater' that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.

Xoregos Performing Company Presents Play By Famed Hollywood Screenwriter Photo Xoregos Performing Company Presents Play By Famed Hollywood Screenwriter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

The Xoregos Performing Company is presenting a new play at Theater for the New City by Arnold Schulman, a playwright and screenwriter who has been nominated for two Academy Awards and written for Broadway.

Theater for the New City Presents SIGN IN THE SIX O'CLOCK SKY Photo Theater for the New City Presents SIGN IN THE SIX O'CLOCK SKY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

The Xoregos Performing Company is presenting a new play at Theater for the New City by Arnold Schulman, a playwright and screenwriter who has been nominated for two Academy Awards and written for Broadway. Schulman's Sign in the Six O'Clock Sky debuts at Theater for the New City March 14 and runs through March 31. Shela Xoregos directs the production. Tickets are $18 and $15 for seniors and students.

Xoregos Performing Company Presents Play By Famed Hollywood Screenwriter Photo Xoregos Performing Company Presents Play By Famed Hollywood Screenwriter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

The Xoregos Performing Company is presenting a new play at Theater for the New City by Arnold Schulman, a playwright and screenwriter who has been nominated for two Academy Awards and written for Broadway.

New Translation Of Strindberg's CREDITORS Premieres In TNC's Dream Up Festival 8/27-9 Photo New Translation Of Strindberg's CREDITORS Premieres In TNC's Dream Up Festival 8/27-9/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

From August 27 to September 4, August Strindberg Rep will perform Strindberg's 'Creditors' in a new translation by Robert Greer as part of the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave.  This masterpiece from Strindberg's naturalist period is rarely excelled in its unity of construction, dramatic tension and acute psychological analysis, but it is far less performed and anthologized than 'The Father' or 'Miss Julie.' During an afternoon in a lounge at a seaside resort, a revenge is played out as a credulous artist has his mind poisoned against his wife by her former husband. Translator Robert Greer directs.

New Translation Of Strindberg's CREDITORS Premieres In TNC's Dream Up Festival 8/27-9 Photo New Translation Of Strindberg's CREDITORS Premieres In TNC's Dream Up Festival 8/27-9/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

From August 27 to September 4, August Strindberg Rep will perform Strindberg's 'Creditors' in a new translation by Robert Greer as part of the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave.  This masterpiece from Strindberg's naturalist period is rarely excelled in its unity of construction, dramatic tension and acute psychological analysis, but it is far less performed and anthologized than 'The Father' or 'Miss Julie.' During an afternoon in a lounge at a seaside resort, a revenge is played out as a credulous artist has his mind poisoned against his wife by her former husband. Translator Robert Greer directs.

Strindberg's CREDITORS Comes to Gene Frankel Theatre Photo Strindberg's CREDITORS Comes to Gene Frankel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

From May 16 to June 2, August Strindberg Rep will present Strindberg's 'Creditors,' in a new translation by Robert Greer, at Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street.  This masterpiece from Strindberg's naturalist period is rarely excelled in its unity of construction, dramatic tension and acute psychological analysis, but it is far less performed and anthologized than 'The Father' or 'Miss Julie.' During an afternoon in a lounge at a seaside resort, a revenge is played out as a credulous artist has his mind poisoned against his wife by her former husband. Mr. Greer directs.

AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, A World Premiere Musical, Begins Previews At TNC Tomor Photo AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, A World Premiere Musical, Begins Previews At TNC Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Theater For the New City (TNC) presents the world premiere engagement of AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, a new musical with book and lyrics by Tom Attea, music by Arthur Abrams, and directed by Mark Marcante (the creative team behind the acclaimed Heather Smiley For President, Living in a Musical, An American Worker, etc.). AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER will play a limited 4-week engagement, running Thursday, January 4, 2018 through Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Theater For the New City (155 1st Avenue, between East 9th and East 10th Streets, NYC). The Opening is Sunday, January 14, 2018 (3 PM).

AMERICA's FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, A World Premiere Musical Comes to TNC This January Photo AMERICA's FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, A World Premiere Musical Comes to TNC This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Theater For the New City (TNC) presents the world premiere engagement of AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER, a new musical with book and lyrics by Tom Attea, music by Arthur Abrams, and directed by Mark Marcante (the creative team behind the acclaimed Heather Smiley For President, Living in a Musical, An American Worker, etc.). AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEWSCASTER will play a limited 4-week engagement, running Thursday, January 4, 2018 through Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Theater For the New City (155 1st Avenue, between East 9th and East 10th Streets, NYC). The Opening is Sunday, January 14, 2018 (3 PM).

Free Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Returns
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2017

Yes, LES, is still here and still fearlessly free to all!

Theater for the New City Presents GRAND THEFT MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, presents Grand Theft Musical, a world premiere musical based on Robert Sickinger's 1994 musical Platinum Taps, with music composed by John Taylor Thomas. 

Joe Pantoliano Appears in GREAT KILLS at Theater for the New City, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

'Great Kills' by Tom Diriwachter is a darkly comic tale of a get-rich-quick scheme in Staten Island that goes awry. Theater for the New City (TNC) will present the play's debut run tonight, March 26 to April 12, featuring Joe Pantoliano (who is noted for his starring roles on Broadway, film and TV), Robert Homeyer and Peter Welch. Jonathan Weber directs.

Joe Pantoliano to Appear in GREAT KILLS at Theater for the New City, 3/26-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

'Great Kills' by Tom Diriwachter is a darkly comic tale of a get-rich-quick scheme in Staten Island that goes awry. Theater for the New City (TNC) will present the play's debut run March 26 to April 12, featuring Joe Pantoliano (who is noted for his starring roles on Broadway, film and TV), Robert Homeyer and Peter Welch. Jonathan Weber directs.

New Musical AN AMERICAN WORKER Begins 12/26 at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

As American workers continue to be impacted by the dynamics of the global marketplace and downward pressure on their wages, Theater for the New City and its Executive Director Crystal Field will present AN AMERICAN WORKER, a world premiere play and lyrics by Tom Attea with music composed by Arthur Abrams. The musical drama spotlights the harsh realities of the families of steelworkers in a Pennsylvania town where the steel mill, which has been the principal employer for 75 years, announces its impending closure. The production is slated for an off-Broadway run December 26, 2014 - January 18, 2015, with the official opening on January 8, at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue). Mark Marcante will direct the production. Choreography is by Angela Harriell. www.TheaterfortheNewCity.net

New Musical AN AMERICAN WORKER Begins 12/26 at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

As American workers continue to be impacted by the dynamics of the global marketplace and downward pressure on their wages, Theater for the New City and its Executive Director Crystal Field will present AN AMERICAN WORKER, a world premiere play and lyrics by Tom Attea with music composed by Arthur Abrams. The musical drama spotlights the harsh realities of the families of steelworkers in a Pennsylvania town where the steel mill, which has been the principal employer for 75 years, announces its impending closure. The production is slated for an off-Broadway run December 26, 2014 - January 18, 2015, with the official opening on January 8, at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue). Mark Marcante will direct the production. Choreography is by Angela Harriell. www.TheaterfortheNewCity.net

Theater for the New City to Premiere Robert Homeyer's THREE OF A KIND, WITH TWO WILD CARDS, 11/20-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Theater for the New City will present the World Premiere of Robert Homeyer's (Christopher Marlowe's Julius Caesar) Three of a Kind, With Two Wild Cards November 20-December 1 at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Street). The production will feature Robert Homeyer, Steph van Vlack, Aristotle Stamat, Oliver Thrun, Matthew Angel, Mark Lang, Kim Vogels, and Lissa Moira*. The creative team will include Set and Lighting Design by Mark Marcante, Costumes and Props by Lytza Colon, Sound Design by Roy Chang, and Choreography by Angela Harriell. The production Stage Manager will be Tashika Futch. *Actor appears courtesy of the Actors' Equity Association.

Theater for the New City Premieres Robert Homeyer's THREE OF A KIND, WITH TWO WILD CARDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Theater for the New City will present the World Premiere of Robert Homeyer's (Christopher Marlowe's Julius Caesar) Three of a Kind, With Two Wild Cards tonight, November 20-December 1 at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Street).

Theater for the New City to Premiere Robert Homeyer's THREE OF A KIND, WITH TWO WILD CARDS, 11/20-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Theater for the New City will present the World Premiere of Robert Homeyer's (Christopher Marlowe's Julius Caesar) Three of a Kind, With Two Wild Cards November 20-December 1 at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Street). The production will feature Robert Homeyer, Steph van Vlack, Aristotle Stamat, Oliver Thrun, Matthew Angel, Mark Lang, Kim Vogels, and Lissa Moira*. The creative team will include Set and Lighting Design by Mark Marcante, Costumes and Props by Lytza Colon, Sound Design by Roy Chang, and Choreography by Angela Harriell. The production Stage Manager will be Tashika Futch. *Actor appears courtesy of the Actors' Equity Association.

Theater for the New City Presents SATAN'S WHORE Thru April 8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2012

Theater for the New City presents SATAN'S WHORE: VICTORIA WOODHULL, written by Richard Geha, through April 8, 2012. Lissa Moira directs this post-Civil War, period drama about the sexual liberationist Victoria Woodhull. Don Garverick choreographs, with set design by David Mansley and lighting design by William Giraldo.

Theater for the New City Announces SATAN'S WHORE for March-April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Theater for the New City has announced a production of SATAN'S WHORE: VICTORIA WOODHULL, written by Richard Geha, for March 22 - April 8, 2012. Lissa Moira directs this post-Civil War, period drama about the sexual liberationist Victoria Woodhull. Don Garverick choreographs, with set design by David Mansley and lighting design by William Giraldo.

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