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 A Christmas Carol - A Live Radio Play
 

 
Venue: ( The Arctic Playhouse)
The Arctic Playhouse
Producer: ( The Arctic Playhouse)
The Arctic Playhouse
City: West Warwick

Additional Notes:
The Charles Dickens holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials for fruitcake (extra-fancy), and the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring. A handful of actors bring dozens of characters to the stage, as the familiar story unfolds: Three ghosts take Ebenezer Scrooge on a thrilling journey to teach him the true meaning of Christmas. A charming take on a family favorite that will leave no one saying Bah Humbug!

 A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House
 
John Kevin Jones reprises his outstanding solo performance of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol for the 5th smash season, directed by Dr. Rhonda Dodd, in the intimate Greek revival double parlor of the landmark 1832 Merchant's House Museum (29 East 4th St).
 
Venue: ( Merchant's House Museum)
Merchant's House Museum
Producer: ( Summoners Ensemble Theatre)
Summoners Ensemble Theatre
City: NYC

Additional Notes:
December 1867, Charles Dickens arrives in New York City for a month of sold-out performances of his beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. Join Mr. Dickens, portrayed by John Kevin Jones, as he tells his timeless Christmas tale in the elegant and intimate parlors of a 19th century family home, the Merchant's House Museum (29 East Fourth Street, Manhattan).Surrounded by festive 19th century holiday decor and period furnishings, A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House transports audiences back 150 years in this magical one-hour performance created from Dickens' own script. All ticket sales are final.

 A Raisin In The Sun
 
Lorraine Hansberry's Classic Drama, A RAISIN IN THE SUN continues at the HRT
 
Venue: ( Tato Laviera Theatre)
Tato Laviera Theatre
Producer: ( Harlem Repertory Theatre)
Harlem Repertory Theatre
City: NY

Additional Notes:
The HRT is honored to once again include Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking New York Drama Critics award-winning drama, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in its current season.  The plays social impact transcends generations and cultures with universally recognizable themes and characters.  This iconic piece of African American dramatic literature will move audiences of all ages with its passion, humor, and humanity.In his memoir, The Price Of The Ticket, author and activist James Baldwin expresses that, “Hansberry believed in her soul that art contained the energy necessary to produce action – action she believed was essential to creating social change”.  

 Accidental Incest
 
Bring your Family!
 
Venue: ( Rise Playhouse)
Rise Playhouse
Producer: ( Lenny Schwartz)
Lenny Schwartz
City: Woonsocket

Additional Notes:
Multiple award-winning writer Lenny Schwartz has teamed with the Daydream Theatre Company by staging his 2012 award-winning off-Broadway play Accidental Incest: Something For Everyone in Rhode Island for the very first time. Accidental Incest is a hysterically funny... and sick and disturbing... comedy about two people, Milton and Kendra, who find romance in this crazy world. The problem is that they are indeed brother and sister! So they are left with a question: Should you be miserable or be with the one person who truly gets who you are? Accidental Incest stars Sarah Reed, Daniel Martens, Bruce Church, Julian Ruth Trilling, Dan Mauro, and Graham Stokes. The play is directed by Richard Griffin (who also directed the 2014 film adaptation) and is presented by the Daydream Theatre Company. Performances are at the RISE Playhouse, 142 Clinton St, Woonsocket, RI. Showdates are November 10, 11, 17, 18 2017 all 8pm. Tickets are 15 dollars and can be purchased at smartttix.com or at the door. Due to extremely adult subject matter, no one under 17 will be admitted.

 Anna in the Tropics
 
Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida.
 
Venue: ( Nutley Little Theatre)
Nutley Little Theatre
Producer: ( Nutley Little Theatre)
Nutley Little Theatre
City: Nutley

Additional Notes:
Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Anna in the Tropics is a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand and lectors are employed to educate and entertain the workers. The arrival of a new lector is a cause for celebration, but when he begins to read aloud from Anna Karenina, the scandalous lives of Tolstoy's characters start to intertwine with the lives of his listeners with tragic consequences.

 Avi Hoffman's Too Jewish?
 
A mensch and his musical
 
Venue: ( PGA Arts Center
(formerly Cinema Six)
)
PGA Arts Center
(formerly Cinema Six)
Producer: ( PGA Arts Center)
PGA Arts Center
City: Palm Beach Gardens

Additional Notes:
In Avi Hoffmans Too Jewish? the award winning actor/director/comedian combines a delightful mix of music, comedy, impersonations, and personal reminiscences to take his audiences on a journey through his own Jewish roots, and to illustrate the traditions and history of his beloved Yiddish culture.

 Basement by Robert Rosenbaum
 
Neighbors trapped in a make-shift shelter in a Brooklyn basement during the first air raid of the new war, can they survive each other?
 
Venue: ( Shetler Studios)
Shetler Studios
Producer: ( Artistic New Directions)
Artistic New Directions
City: New York

Additional Notes:
A single father and his daughter take shelter in their make-shift basement bomb shelter during the first air raid over Brooklyn of the coming war. When the bombing begins they are faced with the choice of which neighbors to let in their safe haven. Conflicts soon arise as the ethnic diversity of the occupants leads to discourse. When the building above collapses from a bomb, the nine neighbors are trapped and must work together to survive the night and each other.

 Blackbird
 
Immensely powerful, said the New York Times. Four Stars! raved The New York Post.
 
Venue: ( Nutley Little Theatre)
Nutley Little Theatre
Producer: ( Nutley Little Theatre)
Nutley Little Theatre
City: Nutley

Additional Notes:
A Tony-nominated and Olivier-winning drama about a young woman who confronts the man who abused her as a child.

 Bloodshot
 
MYSTERY. MAYHEM. MAGIC. MUSIC. MURDER
 
Venue: ( Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center)
Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center
Producer: ( Forum Productions and the Greenhouse Theater Center)
Forum Productions and the Greenhouse Theater Center
City: Boca Raton

Additional Notes:
Set in 1957 London, this suspenseful noir mystery follows a photographer who's been hired to follow and snap pictures of a beautiful showgirl. After witnessing her murder, he shifts to finding her killer, leading him through a labyrinth of suspects, including a suspicious hustler, a nefarious magician, and a saxophone player with something to hide...?

“Richly layered...brilliantly serpentine...wholly astonishing...flawless...nothing short of irresistible.”

Highly Recommended! -The Chicago Sun-Times
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Holds the spectator in its thrall. -The London Telegraph

 Bread and Puppet Theater: Our Domestic Insurrection Circus/ The Honey Let's Go Home Opera
 
Bread & Puppet Theater is an internationally celebrated company thatchampions a visually rich, street-theater brand of performance art filled withmusic, dance and slapstick. Its shows are political and spectacular, with hugepuppets made of paper maché and cardboard. Founded in 1963 by PeterSchumann on New York City's Lower East Side, the theater has been based inthe North East Kingdom of Vermont since the early 1970s.
 
Venue: ( Theater For the New City)
Theater For the New City
Producer: ( Theater for the New City)
Theater for the New City
City: New York

Additional Notes:
INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED BREAD & PUPPET THEATERTO PERFORM AT THEATER FOR THE NEW CITYPerformances:Week 1Our Domestic Insurrection Circus Thursday 12/7 8:00 PM Friday 12/8 8:00 PM Saturday 12/9 3:00 PM and 8:00 PMSunday 12/10 3:00 PMWeek 2The Honey Let's Go Home Opera  Thursday 12/14 8:00 PM Friday 12/15 8:00 PM Saturday 12/16 3:00 PM and 8:00 PMSunday 12/17 3:00 PM

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