The Aliens

Two angry young men sit outside a Vermont coffee shop and discuss music and Bukowski. When a lonely high school student arrives on the scene, they decide to teach him everything they know. A play with music and shrooms.



Annie Baker has just concluded a highly successful run of her play, Circle Mirror Transformation, at Playwrights Horizons. Her first play, Body Awareness, was produced at the Atlantic Theater Company this past year.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours, with one intermission

Rattlestick Theater

(New York, NY)
224 Waverly Place
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019
Twenty five years ago this month,, Shirley MacLaine and Richard Pryor shared a stage when they were inducted into the Comedy Hall Of Fame. Now, a quarter of a century later, Shirley MacLaine's daughter, Sachi Parker, and Richard Pryor Jr. will be sharing the stage at the Theater For The New City in NYC. Parker and Pryor Jr. will be playing Betty and Barney Hill, an inter-racial couple who were abducted by aliens from another planet and brought on board a UFO where they were examined.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Comedy-Rap-Jazz duo and Guardian Pick of the Fringe and Telegraph Best Jokes of the Fringe 2019 Harry & Chris embark on their third nationwide tour following their third sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their latest blend of award-winning wordplay, awe-inspiring musicality, eyebrow-raising bromance and unashamed joy. Their fourth show This One's For the Aliens will be performed across the UK from 3rd national tour from 26th September to 21st December. Tickets can be found at harryandchris.com.
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
Peter Lord , President of the European Animation Awards (EAA) Association, Didier Brunner , Vice President, Jean-Paul Commin , General Secretary and Matie Haroutian, General Delegate, announced the 2018 Emile Awards 90 nominees today (November 8) live from the General Secretariat from the Greek Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media.
by Xandra Harbet - Nov 26, 2018
Settle in kids, there's lots of betrayal in this week's Supergirl. 'Rather the Fallen Angel' goes even deeper into the psyche of the Children of Liberty and shows us that even the best people are capable of doing terrible things.
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018
There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Premium network EPIX announced that it will premiere the Gabriel Byrne and Elizabeth McGovern-led drama series, War of the Worlds, exclusively to US audiences on February 16, 2020 at 9pm. 
by Xandra Harbet - Nov 19, 2018
Supergirl tries to quell the rhetoric of hate in 'Call to Action' as the DEO tries to save Thanksgiving from becoming as much of a bloodbath as the OG.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The Center for Fiction, a 200-year-old literary nonprofit that's created an immersive home for readers and writers in downtown Brooklyn, and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, will co-present Craft Talk: Annie Baker & Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Annie Baker and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, who are close friends and accomplished playwrights. will dive into a conversation about realism and the fourth wall.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 12, 2018. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2018
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Sunday, November 11, 2018!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
For its final production of the 2018-2019 season, the University of Washington School of Drama will present Annie Baker's Body Awareness, June 5 - 9, 2019 in the Jones Playhouse. The production is jointly directed by first-year MFA directors Andrew Coopman and Kristie Post Wallace in their UW Drama mainstage debuts.
by Xandra Harbet - May 21, 2019
Supergirl fights Lex Luthor, Agent Liberty, and the White House in this jam-packed season 4 finale. Sacrifices are made, secrets are revealed, and our favorite gang of misfit superheroes face their biggest challenge yet.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents a university production of EVERYBODY BLACK, by Dave Harris and directed by Steve Broadnax.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents a university production of EVERYBODY BLACK, by Dave Harris and directed by Steve Broadnax.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) is proud to announce the initial lineup for 2019. Among the shows announced in the lineup are the Next Link Project selections, as well as the Invited Production selections. Now in its sixteenth year, the 2019 Festival will take place July through August at locations around midtown Manhattan in New York City. Scott Pyne serves as Executive Director and West Hyler serves as Producing Artistic Director.
by Jade Kops - Mar 3, 2019
Following on from their successful production as part of the Directors' and Designers' Graduating Productions, presented at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, the creative team behind DELTA SIERRA JULIET are remounting this work at 107 Projects in Redfern. Performer Tim Walker interviews the show's co-creator Elliot Vella for an insight into the work and the writer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
Working Barn Productions presentsMarilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus's Jefferson Award-winning adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's famous novel, Crime and Punishment,a thrilling 90-minute psychological inquiry into the troubled mind of a murderer. Peter Richards directsMichael Trevino (CW's Roswell, New Mexico; The Vampire Diaries) in the role of Raskolnikov; Lola Kelly (Circle X, Chance Theatre, SCR, REDCAT) andBrian Wallace (End of the Rainbow at La Mirada, Cash on Delivery at the El Portal) play all the other characters.Crime and Punishment will run April 27 through May 26 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
All hell is breaking loose at Coal Mine Theatre for the Toronto premiere of HAND TO GOD, a blasphemous puppet show written by Robert Askins, directed by Mitchell Cushman and starring Frank Cox-O'Connell, Ted Dykstra, Amy Keating, Francis Melling, and Nicole Underhay, April 21 - May 12, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents a university production of EVERYBODY BLACK, by Dave Harris and directed by Steve Broadnax.
by Xandra Harbet - Mar 11, 2019
This Week's Supergirl stands and delivers a Shocking and Potentially Fatal End For a Beloved Regular
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019
Atlanta's Pinch 'N Ouch Theatre is rocking and rolling with their latest production of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which will be extending for a third time. The Tony Award-winning rock musical, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, written by John Cameron Mitchell and music by Stephen Trask, tells the story of 'internationally ignored song stylist' Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock 'n' roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation, which has left her with just 'an angry inch.'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2019
The magic is real at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Harry, Ron and Hermione launch into a thrilling new adventure that begins 19 years later. The entire theatre has been transfigured to immerse you in this spectacular world where epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life. Filled with unprecedented stagecraft and thrilling storytelling, this Tony Award-winning show is a singular, unforgettable experience. Get to know the current cast of the Broadway production!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) Lucy Thurber's TRANSFERS will open Crowded Fire's 21st home season of new and contemporary plays. A brilliantly written, gut-punch of a play that strips the veneer off of meritocracy and asks us if we are willing to sacrifice ourselves to embrace a way out, this new production of TRANSFERS will feature an impressive cast directed by Ken Savage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Pinch 'N Ouch Theatre is rocking and rolling with their latest production of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which has already garnished them four weekends of sold out performances. The Tony Award-winning rock musical, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, written by John Cameron Mitchell and music by Stephen Trask, tells the story of 'internationally ignored song stylist' Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock 'n' roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation, which has left her with just 'an angry inch.' 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
Joey Folsom, Artistic Director of The Classics Theatre Project, today announced the formation of a permanent Resident Artists Company for the theatre to be underwritten by Liese and Mike Canterbury. The company members will be, in addition to Mr. Folsom, R. Andrew Aguilar, Sasha Maya Ada, Chad Cline, Stan Graner, Gretchen Hahn, N. Ryan McBride, Leslie Patrick, Van Quattro, Rachel Reininger and Dean Wray. The Resident Artists will fill many of the roles in the TCTP 3-play 2019 season: "Fool for Love," Summer and Smoke," and "The Crucible." In addition, the RAC members will work as members of the TCPT team in other areas of production, marketing, and development. The Company will be called the Canterbury Company of Resident Artists.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
The Aside Theatre Company presents Valley Variety -- a monthly vaudeville show produced by Brian Foley presenting local and national artists in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 7:30pm in the Aside Theatre located at 3508 North 7th Street, Phoenix (located in the same shopping center as Urban Beans).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer has chosen to begin the season with the New York Drama Critics' Circle Best Play Winner The Night Alive, written by Irish playwright Conor McPherson, as a tribute to CTC's co-founder, Vincent Dowling, who served as Artistic Director of Dublin's Abbey Theatre in the late 80s, and who helmed CTC from its founding until 1995.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Previews begin tonight for the world premiere production of The Convent, a new play by critically acclaimed playwright Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project, Charles Ives Take Me Home), directed by Daniel Talbott.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Co-founded by Vincent Dowling and H. Newman Marsh in 1990 with the belief that every town should have a professional theatre, Chester Theatre Company (formerly The Miniature Theatre of Chester) prepares to celebrate its landmark 30th Season with four works, each a New England Premiere. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Blockchain Theater Project (BTP), founded by Sofia Alvarez and Nicola Korzenko, is a new theater company that empowers artists to produce the work they create, funded in part by cryptocurrency donations. Like Bitcoin and other blockchains, BTP eliminates the institutional gatekeeper, creating a peer-to-peer model of support where the next play to be produced will be nominated by the playwright of the current production. Alvarez's NYLON will start this chain.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019
Fuel have today announced the cast for the UK tour of Inua Ellams' critically acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles which returns by popular demand.
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2019
Top artists such as Kendrick Lamar and Post Malone have actively voiced their anger and dissatisfaction with the president's policies on immigration. Latin artists such as Camilla Cabello, J Balvin and Ricky Martin opened the Grammy's with a performance including a not-so-subtle message for the President: build bridges, not walls.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents a university production of EVERYBODY BLACK, by Dave Harris and directed by Steve Broadnax.
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
On last night's episode of THE MASKED SINGER, the Alien was revealed to be La Toya Jackson! Watch her unmasking below!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018
Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) Crowded Fire's Artistic Director Mina Morita unveiled the 2019 mainstage season lineup including two new plays that continue to uphold the company's long tradition of creating boundary-pushing theater.
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018
There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018
It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018
Pinch 'N Ouch Theatre opens its 10-year anniversary season with the Tony Award-winning rock musical, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, written by John Cameron Mitchell and music by Stephen Trask. Pinch 'N Ouch Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, Grant McGowen will direct Atlanta native Chad Darnell in the role of 'Hedwig,' an East German genderqueer "internationally ignored song stylist." McGowen most recently directed THIS IS OUR YOUTH, FOOL FOR LOVE and WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF at Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre. "This show is a beast of a show and I'm so excited to bring her to back to Atlanta," said Darnell who previously played the role at the Bay Street Theatre in Savannah, GA in January 2018.
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Gary Numan is a pioneer, and his influence on so many artists is unmistakable and grand. Gary's style connects him with fans of multiple genres... electronic, industrial, indie-rock, metal, etc. He remains an innovator, and his fan base continues to grow.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Chester Theatre Company (CTC) will present Curve of Departure by Rachel Bonds in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 8 - 18. The production is directed by Keira Naughton making her CTC debut.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
The New York Philharmonic will present the seventh season of The Art of the Score, September 11a?"14, 2019, featuring two New York Premiere screenings, both conducted by Richard Kaufman: Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind in Concert, with John Williams's score performed live to the film, and Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho in Concert, with Bernard Herrmann's score performed live to the film. Actor and Philharmonic Board Member Alec Baldwin returns as Artistic Advisor of The Art of the Score, which explores some of the most distinctive uses of music in film.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Co-founded by Vincent Dowling and H. Newman Marsh in 1990 with the belief that every town should have a professional theatre, Chester Theatre Company (formerly The Miniature Theatre of Chester) prepares to celebrate its landmark 30th Season with four works, each a New England Premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Pinch 'N' Ouch To Present Atlanta Premiere Of THE ANTIPODES by Pulitzer Prize Winner Annie Baker.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Today Underbelly announces 86 new shows joining its Fringe programme. Exploring everything from mental health, millennials' issues, sibling competition, addiction and current state of politics to dinosaurs, 19th century palaeontology, ancient Troy, novels of Jane Austin, Mary Shelley and Brothers Grimm and, of course, the ultimate quest to find the love of your life, Underbelly's new additions to Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme have everyone covered!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Sean Keenan (Wake in Fright) and Esther Hannaford (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) star alongside Gabriel Fancourt (The Hypochondriac), Glenn Hazeldine (Away), Bessie Holland (Wentworth), Robert Menzies (Macbeth), Rahel Romahn (The Principal), Katherine Tonkin (Abigail's Party) and George Zhao (The Family Law) in Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company's co-production of the joyous Australian classic, Cosi, by Louis Nowra.