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In an evening of one-acts, food is used as a motif to examine the daily clashes in life and the social and personal issues behind them.
An Army vet, in love with a CCNY secretary, would win her by setting up a be-bop jazz club on Ninth Avenue with the help of a black saxophonist he befriended in the service and a couple of low-lifes he has met along the way.
With a decisive battle mounting in the Eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, Yara Arts Group shows Hitting Bedrock, a new work based on first-person testimonials of refugees from Donetsk and people stranded there.
When Black Boys Die is the second in a series of five plays by William Electric Black, called GUNPLAYS, that address inner city violence and guns.
This historical drama is a skillful study of the enlightened and complex queen of Sweden who was reared as a man but fought a lifelong struggle to prove that a woman could rule as a king.She ended the Thirty Years War but abdicated amidst financial
Rosario and the Gypsies musical by Eduardo Machado, music, lyrics by Rick Vartorella - backstage romances, melodramas of a hippie performance troupe devoted to the art of change.
In Winter Light, Yara Arts Group performs a World Music Theater piece including the Koliadnyky, an ensemble of winter song singers from Kryvorivnia and scenes from the Ukraine crisis.
The Western Wind, the internationally acclaimed a capella vocal sextet, will perform Holiday Light: Joyous Music for Chanukkah and Christmas at The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, NYC.
Piotr Borowski, a student and collaborator of Jerzy Grotowski and co-founder of Gardzienice Theatre, created a stage adaptation of 'Chasing the King of Hearts' by Hannah Krall.
Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 38th annual Village Halloween Costume Ball on Friday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue.
Strindberg's 'Miss Julie' is the actress's 'Hamlet.' It centers on the proud, neurotic child of a degenerate aristocracy who is willing to sink her pride in a frenzied attempt to satisfy her love of sensation. A new production by August Strind
Amid death threats, in a grody apartment in Chicago, two young women cling to their friendship, argue about Heavy Metal, the U.S.S.R and taco night - and try not to die.
A great film maker has been stealing ideas all his life. Six passionate women decide that to be a muse is to be exploited. They enact a bizarre revenge.
Extreme Whether, a new eco-drama written and directed by Karen Malpede, in which an embattled American climate scientist is pitted against his twin sister.
In Voices of Swords by Kari Floren, the late thirties son of a woman facing heart surgery hires a forty-something personal organizer to minister to his lonely yet indomitable mother.
Theater for the New City's award-winning Street Theater Company opens its 38th annual tour August 2 with 'EMERGENCY!!! or The World Takes A Selfie,' a rip-roaring outdoor musical comedy about a New York EMT worker on a workingman's grand tour
Italian realist playwright Carlotta Corradi was awarded the first Mario Fratti Award for Emerging Italian Playwrights at the concluding event of the In Scena!