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This summer, Theater for the New City's Street Theater tour will be 'Teach It Right, or, Right to Teach.' Rip-roaring musical tours streets, parks, playgrounds August 8 to September 20.
A Jewish family's dilemma-whether to remain in or flee 1930s Berlin-reveals universal themes.
Japanese artist Kiku Sakai dramatizes the ancient Hawaiian tale of Pele and Kamapua'a at La MaMa with Kuruma Ningyo and Hula Ki'I, two different forms of asian puppet theater
Groundbreaking collaboration combines Ikuo Nakamura, prominent Japanese filmmaker, with Hayes Greenfield, formative composer and jazz saxophonist.
The third decade of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot kicks off with As You Like It. Delightful lessons of love, starting in a stately Victorian world, moving into a Steampunk paradise
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet exquisitely pleads for similar and neighboring peoples to stop killing each other for reasons they no longer remember.
An ancient myth about blood and honor reveals the secret life of a Chinese theater troupe in the dark comedy Behind the Mask - a Play by Chinese authors Feng BaiMing and Huang WeiRuo.
From May 28 to June 14, Theater for the New City will present the U.S. premiere of 'Maximum Security,' a new play by Piedad Bonnett, the internationally acclaimed Colombian writer, performed in English translation (world premiere) by Lucia della Pao
Casterbridge is a musical of human destiny, with book and lyrics by David Willinger and music by Christopher Beste, based on Thomas Hardy's classic Victorian novel, The Mayor of Casterbridge.
Sonia Olla (dancer/choreographer) and Ismael de la Rosa Fernandez (singer) will topline "Al Son Son - Flamenco," a 90-minute spectacle of authentic Andalusian music...
The Drilling Company's Two Gentlemen of Verona, which opens the second season of Bryant Park Shakespeare, is set in NYC's Little Italy.
The play is part of Wilson's ten-part 'Pittsburgh Cycle' plays and won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play. Troy Maxson has gone through life in an America where to be proud and black is to face pressures that cou
In Jim Neu's musical The Floatones, four rather strange characters meet at their encounter group and decide the best way to get better is through show business.
On April 1 and 8, 2015, world-renowned flamenco artists Sonia Olla and Ismael Fernandez will present the world premiere of "Tablao Sevilla" at the...
In her modern tragedy Golondrinas, Venezuelan expatriate playwright Aminta De Lara likens the nation's acquiescence to the submissiveness of a family to a dominating and abusive father.
In Daily Life Everlasting by Charles L. Mee, people meet, fall in love, make out with each other, find being alive both awkward and funny, and dance a lot.
Twenty- and thirtysomethings confront the confusion of technology with identity in 'My Technology,' a new play of ensemble creation conceived and directed by Deena Levy.
Great Kills by Tom Diriwachter is a darkly comic tale of a get-rich-quick scheme in Staten Island that goes awry. Features Joe Pantoliano, noted for starring roles on Broadway, film and TV.
Theater for the New City presents 'Martyrs Street' By Misha Shulman. Chilling tale of two houses in Hebron examines the take-over of Israeli and Palestinian societies by religious extremists.