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The Marriage of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein

HERE Arts Center, 145 6th Avenue  5/10/2017 to 5/28/2017

image by Clinton Corbett
. A marriage farce in which four actors play over thirty characters. Identities are merged and submerged. Written in a style that echoes Stein’s work, this is a comic fantasy with serious intent....
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Raisin

APACNY, 34-12 36th St. Ste 1/232  5/4/2017 to 5/27/2017
In segregated 1950s Chicago, Walter Lee Younger and his mother Lena fight over the family's insurance money. He wants to start a business to ensure the family's future, while she is eager to purchase a new home. Pulsing with the musical beat of the city, Raisin depicts a Black family’s struggle in t...
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Radiotheatre's Annual Edgar Allan Poe Festival

St. John's Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher Street  5/12/2017 to 5/27/2017

Annemarie Hagenaars, Alejandro Cardozo, Caitlin Boyle
Sixteen terror tales from the Grandmaster of Horror, Edgar Allan Poe and from the "Children Of Poe"...writers who were influenced by him. Complete with great storytellers, original orchestral scores, unique sound design...just bring your imagination!...
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Hoppla! We're Alive!

Davenport Theatre, 354 West 45th Street  5/4/2017 to 5/28/2017
Hoppla, We're Alive! tells the story of a group of revolutionaries who, eight years after they are pardoned from death row, have found various ways to adapt to the unchanged world they once rebelled against. Politics, friendship, and conscience collide in this German play that shook up the theatre w...
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Antigone

Davenport Theatre, 354 West 45th Street  5/5/2017 to 5/27/2017
A new adaptation for the modern age....
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Julius Caesar

Access Gallery, 380 Broadway, 4th floor  6/21/2017 to 7/8/2017

A new production of William Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR, set in an all-girls high school. Six young women play all of the roles in this minimalist production that explores the complexities of bullying and the psychological warfare teenage girls wage on each other. In this new setting, JULIUS CAESAR ...
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The Infinite Wrench

Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street  5/5/2017 to 5/27/2017

Neo-­Futurists ensemble members in The Infinite Wrench
The Infinite Wrench is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays for a live audience. Each play offers something different, be it funny, profound, elegant, disgusting, topical, irrelevant, terrifying, or a song; all are truthful and tackle the here-and-now, inspired by the lived exper...
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On Strivers Row

Metropolitan Playhouse, 220 E 4th Street  5/22/2017 to 6/18/2017

On Strivers Row at the American Negro Theatre
Oscar and Dolly Van Striven are hosting their daughter's debutante party in their townhouse on Strivers Row, but the success of the social event of the season is by no means guaranteed. A scheming socialite from Brooklyn, a judgmental grandmother, a secret boyfriend, a presumptuous lottery winner, a...
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The Aurora Project

Access Theater Black Box, 380 Broadway, 4th Floor  6/2/2017 to 6/18/2017

design by Hannah Ross
The Aurora Project follows Constantine, an “intelligent design” indistinguishable from human beings, and Nora, a genetically enhanced female explorer, as they begin their voyage across the uncharted universe. When Nora decides to go against Constantine’s wishes and visit a strange new planet, she’s ...
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Macbeth

McKinney Chapel, 116 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201  5/25/2017 to 6/9/2017

Hunter MacNair & Melody Lam as Macbeth & Lady Macbeth in THEATER 2020's production set in the Pacific Islands in the 1960's. Photo by LAB Photography.
Theater 2020 is pleased to announce their upcoming production of Shakespeare’s MACBETH, set amidst the witchcraft and sorcery of the South Pacific. Directed and adapted my IT award nominated David Fuller. In the 1960's, on a tropical island in the South Pacific, where witchcraft abounds, passions pl...
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My Heart Is In The East

La MaMa Experimental Theatre, 74A East 4th St  6/8/2017 to 6/25/2017
Playwright Jessica Litwak spins a beautiful duet between a Jewish American woman and an Iraqi Muslim man. Bound together by circumstance, these two people from such different walks of life confront their insecurities, fears, and desires. Exploring these tensions through puppetry and poetry, My ...
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410[GONE]

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue   6/3/2017 to 6/18/2017

Where do we go when we die? In Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's dark and dazzling play, a boy named Seventeen has committed suicide and wanders into the Chinese Land of the Dead, a dominion ruled by Goddess of Mercy and Monkey King. His elder sister, Twenty-One, has been reliving the night of the suicide in ...
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The Seagull

Access Gallery, 380 Broadway, 4th floor  5/26/2017 to 6/18/2017

An immersive, intimate experience of Chekhov's first masterpiece....
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by wing, fin, hoof or foot

Church of Grace & St. Paul, 123 West 71st St, between Broadway & Columbus  6/3/2017 to 6/24/2017

by wing, fin, hoof or foot
A physical theatre exploration of where and when and why we move....
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How To Be Safe

Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street  6/1/2017 to 6/17/2017
After a friendly neighbor dies suddenly, the agoraphobic Audrey decides to venture out of her apartment for the first time in months - but only gets as far as the bus before a panic attack makes her turn back. Before she returns, her nervousness makes quite an impression on the brazen Willow, an adr...
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The Woman Who Was Me

Theaterlab NYC, 357 w. 36th st.  5/24/2017 to 6/11/2017
The kiss of a stranger awakens the desire and creativity of a middle-aged wife, mother, teacher, and writer, launching her on a journey exploring a life outside conventional marriage, motherhood, and sexual appetite. Her identity fragments as she embarks on a sexual odyssey filled with risk, questio...
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A Simple Art

777 Theatre, 777 8th Avenue  6/1/2017 to 6/11/2017
Created by Nessa Norich, Kyra Sims, and Alex Vlahov A live mixed-media composition in response to the murder of Father Eric Freed in 2014, known personally by the author; through tasks, ritual, dance and mixing of analog devices, those who knew the priest are interviewed in northern California and c...
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The Triumph of Love

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, West 89th and Riverside Drive  6/1/2017 to 6/25/2017

The Princess Leonide, the niece of a usurping king, falls in love at first sight with Agis, the rightful heir to the throne. She dresses herself and her handmaiden as men and determines to infiltrate the Prince's retreat in order to gain his affections. Thereby follows a series of hilariously inappr...
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The Glory of Living

Flamboyan Theatre - CSV Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk Street  6/24/2017 to 7/9/2017

A harsh exploration of the human condition and terrifying results of systematic abuse in our society today. The Glory of Living tells the story of Lisa, a 15-year-old girl, and her marriage to Clint, an ex-con twice her age. Systematically abused by her husband, Lisa is coerced into helping him com...
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Soot and Spit

New Ohio Theater, 154 Christopher Street #1E  5/27/2017 to 6/17/2017

Charles Mee's Soot and Spit
What drives a single person to create nearly 20,000 works of art? Celebrating the life of James Castle, one of America's great outsider artists, Our Voices presents the world premiere of acclaimed playwright Charles Mee's soot and spit. Born profoundly deaf, Castle never learned to read, write, sign...
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Richard III

Carroll Park, Carroll Street  6/9/2017 to 6/25/2017

Michael Hanson as Richard III. Photo by Chris Montgomery.
A country in turmoil. A madman lusting for power. As the ruthless and charismatic Richard claws his way to the throne, a nation is forced to the breaking point in this chilling tale of a tyrant, his enablers, and those who attempt to resist....
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