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" a kind shot "
 
I said “Girls play basketball?” Ike said, “Yeah!…but you got wimpy wrists.” Then he showed me how to crunch up the New York Times to develop my strength.
 
Venue: ( Davenport Theatre)
Davenport Theatre
Producer: ( Terri Mateer)
Terri Mateer
City: New York

Additional Notes:
In a kind shot , Mateer dribbles a ball while telling the story of her life…beginning with how an African American boarder named Ike, taught a 61” sixth grade Mateer to play basketball. It's an uplifting, honest, no-holds-barred personal account that chronicles her years as a professional basketball player, aspiring architect and model.

11th New York City Downtown Short Film Festival: Audience Choice Screenings
 
Join us April 10/17/24, 2015 in choosing which films will be screened at the 11th NYC Downtown Short Film Festival in June 2015. There is nothing else that rivals getting together with a group of strangers in a darkened space to experience the magic of film making. We screen them...you vote...the top vote getters are screened at the Festival. A fun evening out for $10.....you can't go wrong. At our Audience Choice screenings you will watch four to five short movies each night and will be given a ballot to rate each film. The highest rated films will be asked to be screened at our 11th Festival June, 2015.
 
Venue: ( Duo Theatre)
Duo Theatre
Producer: ( DMAC)
DMAC
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Friday April 10 8PMThe Blood Of Love Directed by Jeff Meyers. Unwilling to accept the death of her husband, a young widow, acquires a machine that can bring him back to her. But the machine exacts a terrible price: she must provide the blood it needs to revive her beloved. And it starts demanding more and more blood for less and less time.For Francis Directed by: Angelique Letizia. Francis is a seven year old boy who loves dresses. When his teacher makes Francis a dress, his father Matt becomes enraged. Fearing the worst, Matt is forced to face his own fears and to choose between protecting his son from an intolerant world, or allowing the boy to live truthfully.Impossible Bodies Directed by Lani Rodriguez, The message we receive about our bodies, how they ought to look and move, can be overwhelming. Dancer niv Acosta explores the physicality of gender and race through performance, and asks us to regard the politicized spaces through which our bodies travel. Wednesday Chloe Directed by: Becca Roth. Chloe's musings on a Wednesday afternoon.Tadaima Directed by: Robin Takao D'Oench. After the closure of the US Internment Camps at the end of World War II, a Japanese American family returns home and must find the strength to rebuild both their house and family amidst the emotional and physical destruction caused by the war.Friday April 17 8PMMojave Directed by Peter Sasowsky. Mojave is a dramatic short film about the conflict between art and commerce played out in the Mojave desert as an in crisis construction foreman discovers a mute scenic artist inhabiting a large compound he has been sent to demolish in a remote part of the Mojave desert. The film stars Ronnie J. Clarke (www.ronniejclark.com) and Oona Mekas (www.oonamekas.com) and is based on the life and work of Dutch artist Cecile Bouchier (www.cecilebouchier.com.Chromosome 4 Directed by: Daniel Diosdado. Alicia tries to calm down in the restroom o

A Midsummer Nights Dream
 
Meet Helena & Hermia, two teenagers addicted and dependent on social media. When life and love get too tough they run to their safe haven in Central Park. Amongst the magic enchantment of the forest and its creatures they discover the power of love and friendship.
 
Venue: ( The Celebration Of Whimsy/The C.O.W.)
The Celebration Of Whimsy/The C.O.W.
Producer: ( The New Acting Company)
The New Acting Company
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Tired of seeing the same old version of the classic story reproduced time and time again with the same costumes, characters, and interpretation? After 15 years of reputable and critically acclaimed professional productions, The New Acting Company is changing the face of “Theater For All Ages” once again! Join your favorite and timeless characters Helena, Hermia, Puck, Oberon, Titania, Bottom, Flute and Quince all with refreshing new twists. Re-Imagine, Re-Envision & Re-Discover A Midsummers Nights Dream with this modern adaption that shows us “Lord what fools these mortals be.”The Production Stars; Andrea Alton, Sha James Beamon, Matt Bloch, Madeline Calandrillo, Lily Davis, James Leaf and Introducing; Eloise Esseks and Anne-Sophie Vandenberk.

All Gone West
 
NYC in the 1950s. The dreams, the jazz, the love, the disappointments and the victories.
 
Venue: ( Teatro Circulo)
Teatro Circulo
Producer: ( Jonathan Fluck)
Jonathan Fluck
City: New York

Additional Notes:
New York City in the 50's: an Army vet, in love with a secretary at CCNY, would win her by setting up a jazz club on Ninth Avenue with the help of a black saxophonist he has befriended in the service and a couple of low-lives he has met along the way. A play of dreams dashed and fulfilled; love denied and embraced. Written by John Attanas, directed by Jonathan Fluck of IRT Theatre.

An Evening With New Chamber Ballet
 
New ballets to live music in an informal setting.
 
Venue: ( City Center Studios)
City Center Studios
Producer: ( New Chamber Ballet)
New Chamber Ballet
City: NYC

Additional Notes:
New Chamber Ballet's 2014/15 season continues with a program of four ballets with live music on violin and piano:A World Premiere by Miro Magloire, to music by Tristan Murail.A new work by resident choreographer Constantine Baecher, to piano sonatas by Mozart.The revival of Magloire's Moments, a duet for a violinist and a dancer to music by Salvatore Sciarrino.Entangled, a quartet set to Paganini's show-stopping violin Caprices.Performers include Sarah Atkins, Elizabeth Brown, Traci Finch and Amber Neff. The music will be played live by Doori Na (violin) and Melody Fader (piano).It's heartening to see work so focused on the meeting of dance and music. -Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times

Art Of Murder
 
2000 Edgar Award Winner for Best Mystery Play
 
Venue: ( The Nutley Little Theatre)
The Nutley Little Theatre
Producer: ( Nutley Little Theatre)
Nutley Little Theatre
City: Nutley

Additional Notes:
From the author of Over the River and Through the Woods and I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change, this play won the 2000 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Play. “Hilarious, suspenseful, surprising and dazzling in every way,” one critic said. DiPietros blend of comedy with his acute appreciation of the mystery genre will keep you guessing and laughing at every turn.

Central Park Photo Walking Tour
 
Uncover the natural beauty of Central Park during this photo walking tour
 
Venue: ( ABT Central Park Photo Tour)
ABT Central Park Photo Tour
Producer: ( Allen Batista Travel, Inc.)
Allen Batista Travel, Inc.
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Grab your camera and get ready to capture the natural beauty of Central Park while taking tips from a professional photographer and Licensed Guide . You will be learning about the park's many sights. With 843 acres of pastoral beauty in the heart of the city, Central Park has so many photo ops you'd never find them all without a guide.You'll see The Mall, The Ramble, The Point, The Bow Bridge, Bethesda Fountain, The Literary Walk, Cherry Hill, The Lake, and vistas as far as the eye can see.And with your guides along, you'll know exactly what you're shooting and how best to shoot it.

Co-Creator
 

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

Additional Notes:
“Co-Creator” is the story of Bill Finger, the uncredited co-creator of Batman. Finger helped create one of the most popular modern myths with Batman, as well as the Joker, Robin, Gotham City and many others. He died poor and alone, never receiving the recognition he deserved. This is his story.

Comida de Puta (F%&king Lousy Food)
 
Sex, magic, and spoken-word ignite this erotic gothic gritty tale of Phaedra in the Bronx
 
Venue: ( Church of St Paul & St Andrew)
Church of St Paul & St Andrew
Producer: ( MultiStages Theatre Inc.)
MultiStages Theatre Inc.
City: NYC

Additional Notes:
Sex, magic, and spoken-word poetry illuminate this dark erotic tale of Phaedra on the gritty streets of the Bronx. A bodega owners new wife becomes strangely obsessed with her husbands son, the lunch counter boy. Driven by lust, she invokes the vengeful power of the Santeria Gods who set off a vicious chain of events that no one can stop

Disconnect
 
A sexual, Sci-Fi mystery thriller.
 
Venue: ( American Theatre of Actors)
American Theatre of Actors
Producer: ( American Theatre of Actors, Inc.)
American Theatre of Actors, Inc.
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Disconnect is a new play by Joseph Krawczyk and directed by Jessica Puentevella. This play explores a futuristic probe of the brain, the threat of science, and the balance of power.With: Ken Coughlin, Z. Joseph Guice, Aaron Peta, and Margot Staub.

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