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Baby Boom Baby
 

 
Venue: ( The Palm Beaches Theatre)
The Palm Beaches Theatre
Producer: ( Palm Beaches Theatre)
Palm Beaches Theatre
City: Manalapan

Additional Notes:
Comedy Central and National Lampoon star Tommy Koenig brings us through the history of Rock and Roll in his one-man Musicomedy with songs and the music of The Beatles, James Brown, Santana, Tina Turner, Madonna, Lady Gaga, The Who, Neil young, Billy Joel, The Ramones, The Eagles and more!What makes ‘Baby Boom Baby unique as a one-man show is that it is not only pure entertainment and fun, but its also a love story, and the story of a generation told in this cleverly written, creatively staged and remarkably performed solo piece.What makes Tommy Koenig unique as an impressionist/parodist is his ability to not only embody the spirit of the character in body, face, voice and tone…but to use the artists own songs in self-mockery, lampooning with exacting aim, and in the case of ‘Baby Boom Baby, placed in their proper historical context. With original songs too.Tommy Koenig has always combined the worlds of stand-up comedy, theater and rock and roll music in his one-man shows over the years. And now he's done it again with BABY BOOM BABY. People have said: What an amazing talent. He's like a combination of Jerry Lewis and George Carlin. The New York Times called him A Master of Caricature, and The L.A. Weekly called him Hilarious.Humor, Music, Romance, History, Message – this show has it all! A perfect mix of Comedy, Music and Theater.

Exile is my Home
 
Theater for the New City proudly presents the world premiere of Domnica Radulescu's EXILE IS MY HOME, A Sci-fi Immigrant Fairy tale. Exile is My Home is the haunting story of Mina and Lina, a refugee couple from the Balkans traveling through the galaxy in search of a planet to call home. Told as a sci-fi, post-apocalyptic fairy tale — and brilliantly combining absurdist comedy, irony, and suspense — the play touches on extremely relevant issues currently affecting our world.
 
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:
As millions of people in our world today are being displaced from their homes and swept across tumultuous seas and often unwelcoming lands in their desperate need and desire for the safety and basic comforts of a home, immigrant theater has a crucial role in raising consciousness about these wrenching realities of our world. Domnica Radulescus play Exile Is My Home deals precisely with such realities from the perspective of female displaced travelers crossing a confusing and terrifying universe in a desperate search for safety, peace, a place they can call home. The plays poetic and tragic comic actions and language, the courage, intelligence and sass of the two protagonists and the multicolored array of good and evil characters they encounter along the way create an artistic landscape that is as moving as it is entertaining, as politically engaged it is shocking, as troubling as it is comforting in its utopian ending. Directed by Andreas RobertzAssistant Director Karen EilbacherFeaturing: Mario Golden, Vivienne Jurado, Nikaury Rodriguez, Noemi de La Puente*, David van Leesten, AB Lugo, and Mirandy Rodriguez.*Courtesy of AEASet Design by Jon Collins / Costume Design by Nicole Slaven Light Design by Joseph ThompsonMusic by Alexander Tanson, Art Work by Traci Mierzwa.

From West to East
 
Concert
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Members of the Phoenix Chamber Ensemble and Horszowsky Trio join forces. The program includes the Franck Violin Sonata and the Dvorak Dumky Trio. Jesse Mills-violin, Raman Ramakrishnan-cello, Vassa Shevel-piano, Inessa Zaretsky-piano.

This concert is made possible by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

PROGRAM

Francois Couperin (1668-1733)
Treizieme ordre
1. Les Lis naissans
2. Les Rozeaux
3. Le Domino noir. Le Domino jaunes. Le Domino vert.
4. L'engageante
Le Tic-toc-choc ou Les Maillotins
Inessa Zaretsky - piano

Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
Sonate for violin and piano in A major

Allegretto moderato
Allegro
Recitativo-Fantasia
Allegretto poco mosso
Jesse Mills – violin, Inessa Zaretsky –piano

Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
Elegie, Op.24
Raman Ramakrishnan –cello, Vassa Shevel – piano

Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904)
Dumky –Piano Trio Opus 90

Dumka 1 –Lento maestoso
Dumka 2 –Poco adagio
Dumka 3 – Andante
Dumka 4 –Andante moderato quasi tempo di Marcia
Dumka 5 – Allegro
Dumka 6 –Lento maestoso
Jesse Mills –violin, Raman Ramakrishnn –cello, Vassa Shevel -piano

Gallery Admissions
 
CJH and YUM admissions
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

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Jay and Ruby Get Religion
 
Ruby's searching for Jesus.The best she can do is Jay.
 
Venue: ( Davenport Theatre)
Davenport Theatre
Producer: ( Joseph Hoover)
Joseph Hoover
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Jay and Ruby are two lost souls in New York looking for love, truth and the world's only Christian vampire.

One Love
 
From the brain of Peter Zachari, who brought you Under the Knife: A Farce, Fat Asses: The Musical and Parker & Dizzys Fabulous Journey to the End of the Rainbow, all of which premiered at Theater for the New City, comes One Love.
 
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:
Hunter is haunted by the past – the ghost of a failed relationship leaves him unable to find love even in his fantasies. An impromptu dinner with his extravagant drag queen roommate, a former gay stripper turned Conservative evangelist and an annoying acquaintance with a lazy eye, all of whom have excess baggage of their own, makes for an awkward evening. Only when a sexy stranger from Pocatello, Idaho with an uncomplicated outlook on life and a big-hearted spirit named Afrodite enter his life does he have the courage to face his demons. One Love explores the power of perspective and its influence on the complexities of love.PETER ZACHARI (Director/Playwright) has written and directed Under the Knife: A Farce, Fat Asses: The Musical as well as the return of Parker & Dizzys Fabulous Journey to the End of the Rainbow at Theater for the New City. He produced, directed and wrote The 3rd Gender for the New York International Fringe Festival, where Parker & Dizzys Fabulous Journey to the End of the Rainbow also premiered. His ten-minute play, I Am Seventy Going on Eighteen was selected for production at the Boston Theatre Marathon VII. Other directing credits include include Into the Woods, Footloose, Rumors, Grease, Theyre Playing Our Song, Return to the Forbidden Planet and Moon Over Buffalo (Summer Theatre at Salem) as well as West Side Story (Marblehead High School.)  For several years, Mr. Zachari taught Acting and Directing for the Department of Theatre at Salem State University.  He received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Florida and his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Salem State UniversityCino TheaterMay 5-May 22, 2016Thursdays through SundaysTickets: $18

Social Avenger
 
Don't get mad.Avenge
 
Venue: ( The Arctic Playhouse)
The Arctic Playhouse
Producer: ( )
City: West Warwick

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THE EFFECT
 
“A KNOCKOUT! An ingenious ravishment of the senses.”
– Ben Brantley The New York Times

 
Venue: ( Barrow Street Theatre)
Barrow Street Theatre
Producer: ( Barrow Street Theatre)
Barrow Street Theatre
City: New York

Additional Notes:
When it debuted, THE EFFECT took London by storm, winning BEST NEW PLAY from the UK Critics Circle. Now, award-winning director David Cromer (OUR TOWN, TRIBES) helms a new American production of this exhilarating play in the first collaboration between THE NATIONAL THEATRE, JEAN DOUMANIAN PRODUCTIONS and BARROW STREET THEATRE.

Hearts racing. Minds reeling. Knees buckling. Connie and Tristan have palpable chemistry—or is it a side effect of a new super-antidepressant? They are volunteers in a clinical trial, but their sudden and illicit romance forces the supervising doctors to face off over the ethical consequences of their work.

From Lucy Prebble, “one of the UKs hottest new playwrights” (The Telegraph), THE EFFECT takes on our pill-popping culture with humor and scintillating drama.

Thomas Cole Historic House Guided Tour
 

 
Venue: ( Thomas Cole National Historic Site)
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Producer: ( Thomas Cole Historic House)
Thomas Cole Historic House
City: Catskill

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Waistwatchers
 

 
Venue: ( Independence Seaport Museum)
Independence Seaport Museum
Producer: ( Playhouse Productions)
Playhouse Productions
City: Philadelphia

Additional Notes:
Set in Cook's Women's Gym, and in the same energetic and fun spirit as Menopause the Musical®, WaistWatchers The Musical! takes a hilarious and lighthearted look at four women dealing with food friendship, love life and sex! Don't miss this entertainment phenomenon as described by critics around the country.

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