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BWW Review: PERSOU Pursues Eternal Spring at The Cell Theatre Photo BWW Review: PERSOU Pursues Eternal Spring at The Cell Theatre
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jun 1, 2021

One Whale Tale's Persou transforms The Cell Theatre in Chelsea into the Temple of Aphrodite and invites audiences into a sensual, immersive experience celebrating the beauty and bounty of spring. The interactive theatrical event is extended through June 12th.

Winners Announced For The Naples Players Readers Theatre's Annual Playwright Competit Photo Winners Announced For The Naples Players Readers Theatre's Annual Playwright Competition
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2021

The Naples Players Readers Theatre 'Evening of New Plays' contest is an annual event designed to give playwrights an opportunity to have their one-act plays presented to an audience in a staged reading.

Third Edition of the Italian & American Playwrights Project Announced Photo Third Edition of the Italian & American Playwrights Project Announced
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2020

The Third Edition of the Italian & American Playwrights Project (IAPP) takes place on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 4:30pm on Howlround.

Italian & American Playwrights Project Honors 2020 Selected Winners - Campironi, Damm Photo Italian & American Playwrights Project Honors 2020 Selected Winners - Campironi, Dammacco, Di Luca and Motta
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2020

New York theatre curators Valeria Orani and Frank Hentschker will host the Third Edition of the Italian & American Playwrights Project (IAPP) on Monday, December 14, 2020, 4:30 pm. All Italian playwrights will join the conversation in English or in translation.

Photo Flash: CollaborationTown Presents RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES Photo Photo Flash: CollaborationTown Presents RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 20, 2020

CollaborationTown is proud to present the New York premiere of Riddle of the Trilobites, a new musical with book and lyrics by Geo Decas O'Donnell and Jordan Seavey; music and lyrics by Nicholas Williams; and puppetry design by Amanda Villalobos. Directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (In the Green, Dance Nation), Riddle of the Trilobites began performances at the New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street) on February 7, 2020 and will run through February 23, 2020.

Lee Sunday Evans Directs RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES, an Original New Musical at the New Photo Lee Sunday Evans Directs RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES, an Original New Musical at the New Victory Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019

Two-time Obie Award winner and Waterwell Artistic Director Lee Sunday Evans (In the Green, Dance Nation, The Things That Were There) directs Riddle of the Trilobites, an original new musical by CollaborationTown [Family Play (1979 to Present)]. When young Aphra discovers an ancient prophecy, 'The trilobites cannot live, but will not die,' she and her arthropod pals set off on an underwater adventure to solve the riddle before a sea change of epic proportions destroys their home. Will they save the trilobite kingdom? Scuttle over to the New Victory Theater from February 7 - 23, 2020 to find out!

New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 Set for October 10-27 Photo New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 Set for October 10-27
by Julie Musbach - Aug 29, 2019

New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 from Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Theater for the New City. This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the Japanese performance art form butoh.

THE NAMES Presented In This Year's FieldDay Works In Progress Showcase Photo THE NAMES Presented In This Year's FieldDay Works In Progress Showcase
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 6, 2019

'The Names' written by Seattle based playwright Paul Lewis will be presented by Actress, and producing artist Maylin Castro. The Names will be part of The Field Organization's (501C3), Annual Field Day Works in Progress, Presenting six early career artists of the Field and excerpts of current work. Presentations will be held at the Gibney Dance Center, June 15th &30:-9:30pm.

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.

McCarter Closes 2018-2019 Theater Series With David Hare's SKYLIGHT, Directed By Emil Photo McCarter Closes 2018-2019 Theater Series With David Hare's SKYLIGHT, Directed By Emily Mann
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 5, 2019

On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Mahira Kakkar) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Greg Wood), a successful and charismatic restaurateur. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship with food and wine, only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.

New York Butoh Institute and the Vangeline Theater present ERASURE this May Photo New York Butoh Institute and the Vangeline Theater present ERASURE this May
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 30, 2019

Vangeline Theater and the New York Butoh Institute present ??re??? (Erasure), running May 16-19, 2019 at Theater for the New City's Johnson Theater, with performances Thursday-Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets for the performance are $15 General Admission and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/re-erasure-tickets-57540984634.

Photo Flash: DirectorFest Wraps Up With FIRST LOVE and DEATHWATCH Photo Photo Flash: DirectorFest Wraps Up With FIRST LOVE and DEATHWATCH
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2019

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) presents DirectorFest 2019: The 35th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States exploring the art of contemporary stage directing, concludes with First Love andDeathwatch at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street). Festival programming, tickets and additional details are available atwww.directorfest.org, or by calling (212) 244-9494.

In Spring Concert, Boston Gay Men's Chorus To Give Voice To Black Lives Tragically Lo Photo In Spring Concert, Boston Gay Men's Chorus To Give Voice To Black Lives Tragically Lost
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2019

Theater for the New City takes you to the past where theater ghosts enlighten the present in Ghost Light Now & Then, a new play by Barbara Kahn.

The Drama League Announces Complete Cast For DIRECTORFEST 2019 Photo The Drama League Announces Complete Cast For DIRECTORFEST 2019
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 3, 2019

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced casting for DirectorFest 2019: The 35th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States exploring the art of contemporary stage directing. DirectorFest takes place at various locations around NYC: New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street), The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas), LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (31-10 Thompson Avenue, Long Island City), and Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Festival programming, tickets and additional details are available at www.directorfest.org, or by calling (212) 244-9494.

BWW Review: THE ENCHANTED REVOLUTION Brings Fanciful Fun and Modern Mythos to Theater Photo BWW Review: THE ENCHANTED REVOLUTION Brings Fanciful Fun and Modern Mythos to Theater for the New City
by Cindy Sibilsky - Nov 15, 2018

The Enchanted Revolution -- written, directed by and featuring the multifaceted creative enchantress, Charlotte Lily Gaspard for Midnight Radio Show -- is 80 minutes of magic, with a six-person cast creating a modern fairytale for the whole family from another dimension in a basement black box theater located in the heart of the East Village at Theater for the New City.

Teatro Circulo's MACBETH Examines Politics of Power Photo Teatro Circulo's MACBETH Examines Politics of Power
by Julie Musbach - Nov 8, 2018

We live in an age where our leaders convince people that made-up things are really true. That's what witches do.  So the Witches are the preoccupation of First Maria Ensemble's upcoming production of 'Macbeth,' directed by Celeste Moratti, to be presented December 6 to 21 at Teatro Circulo, 64 East 4th Street.  The company made an auspicious debut in 2016 with 'Hamlet,' which Theater Pizazz (JK Clarke) called one of the season's best small-company productions of Shakespeare plays and Front Row Center (Holli Harms) added, 'Here is hoping that Celeste Moratti continues on this trajectory of directorial discoveries.' 

THE RUSSIAN & THE JEW To Receive World Premiere at The Tank Photo THE RUSSIAN & THE JEW To Receive World Premiere at The Tank
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

Varda Studio brings 'All Roads Lead to the Kurski Station,' to HERE Photo Varda Studio brings 'All Roads Lead to the Kurski Station,' to HERE
by Julie Musbach - Sep 14, 2018

Varda Studio, a newly formed avant-garde theater company, will perform its 'All Roads Lead to the Kurski Station,' a theatrical version of 'Moscow Circles' by Venedikt Yerofeyev that is adapted and directed by Emil Varda, from October 9 to 21 as part of the Sublet Series at HERE, 145 Avenue of the Americas.

The New York Butoh Institute and Vangeline Theater present The New York Butoh Institu Photo The New York Butoh Institute and Vangeline Theater present The New York Butoh Institute Festival 2018
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2018

The New York Butoh Institute and Vangeline Theater present the New York Butoh Institute Festival 2018, a celebration of diversity in butoh featuring 16 artists from Japan, Brazil, Chile, UK, Israel, Italy, Germany, France, Costa Rica, Spain, and the United States. Curated by Butoh artist Vangeline, the Festival will consist of an exciting program of butoh workshops and masterclasses, as well as four nights of groundbreaking performances by fierce female butoh dancers from October 18-21, 2018 at the Theater for the New City's Johnson Theater, 155 1st Avenue, NYC, 10003.

BRIC Presents 'Alchemy,' An Exhibition Of Seven Artists' Work On Material Transformat Photo BRIC Presents 'Alchemy,' An Exhibition Of Seven Artists' Work On Material Transformations
by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2018

BRIC presents Alchemy, its major summer 2018 exhibition, featuring the work of seven artists reconceiving non-conventional materials in a reflection on the ancient concept of alchemy-the transformation of matter (June 28 - August 12). Employing diverse media, these artists create visually layered statements about the body, gender, race, and the environment. Their work, which includes large-scale installations and work commissioned by BRIC, also manifests the potential for the spiritual to be drawn out from the quotidian world around us.

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