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Extreme Whether
Thursday, October 02, 2014 through Sunday, October 26, 2014
 
With plenty of drama, humor and magical experiences in nature, Extreme Whether brings home the intense struggle that is being waged in the US over climate change.
 
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:
Starring Jeff McCarthy (Urinetown), George Bartenieff (4-time Obie winner), Di Zhu, Ellen Fiske, Alex Tavis, Kathleen Purcell. "A new eco-drama about climate change: set in upstate New York during the record-breaking hot summers of 2004 and 2012, the play pits brother against sister in a bitter debate about the future of the planet. In one corner is John Bjornson, a composite of famous climatologists. In the other is his twin sister, Jeanne, an energy spokeswoman married to a skptical lobbyist." -- The Scan, Science Section, New York Times. extreme weather

Miss Julie
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 through Saturday, November 08, 2014
 
Interracial sex on an 1888 Louisiana plantation
 
Venue: ( Gene Frankel Theater)
Gene Frankel Theater
Producer: ( August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, Inc)
August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, Inc
City: New York City

Additional Notes:
The August Strindberg Rep transports "Miss Julie" to an antebellum Louisiana plantation. The landowner's daughter Julie has just broken off her engagement. It's Mardi Gras; she and the master's black butler John dance and drink at her insistence. Hearing the roughneck field hands coming, they hide in his room while these rowdies vandalize the house in a never-before performed ballet sequence devised by Strindberg! Julie and John have had sex and plan to flee for New Orleans, take a steamer and open a hotel in Jamaica. She steals her father's cash box to pay for the trip, but their plan is thwarted when John's fiancee Christine the cook announces that she will tell the stable boy on her way to church not to let any horses out until the Master is back! ------------------------------------------------------ Starring Ivette Dumeng as Julie and Audelco Award winners Reginald L. Wilson* as John and Eboni Flowers* as Christine; Allison MacDonald, Brian Binion and Lloyd Ah'Mir Boyd III dance Ja' Malik's choreography. Adapted by Edgar Chisholm, designed by Miriam Crowe, Marisa Ferrara, Donna Miskend, Andy Evan Cohen and Lance Harkins, translated and directed by Robert Greer. ------------------------------------------------------ *These actors and stage manager(s) are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.

My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm In Therapy!
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 through Sunday, November 09, 2014
 
One part lasagna, one part kreplach, & two parts Prozac, you don’t have to be Jewish or Italian to love this show!
 
Venue: ( W.E Scott Theatre)
W.E Scott Theatre
Producer: ( Philip Roger Roy & Dana Matthow)
Philip Roger Roy & Dana Matthow
City: Fort Worth

Additional Notes:
Steve Solomon’s 80 minute smash hit comedy is inspired by his hilarious & dysfunctional family & all the people in his life whose sole purpose is to drive him into therapy…. and they succeeded! “HYSTERICALLY FUNNY! Non-stop laughs all the way! Brilliantly done! I can’t recommend this show enough- it’s just great!” - Regis Philbin, “Live With Regis & Kelly”

New Jersey Monuments Man
Friday, October 24, 2014
 
Meet the last living healthy monument man Harry Ettlinger.
 
Venue: ( MONDO Summit)
MONDO Summit
Producer: ( The Film Society of Summit)
The Film Society of Summit
City: Summit

Additional Notes:
This documentary explores how art stolen by the Nazis from state museums and private collections during WWIIwas stored in salt mines throughout Germany and Austria, was recovered by the monuments men and returned to the rightful owners.

Old Jews Telling Jokes!
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 through Sunday, November 30, 2014
 
Like rye bread, kosher pickles and bagels, this show is for everyone! You'll laugh 'til you plotz.
 
Venue: ( Penn's Landing Playhouse)
Penn's Landing Playhouse
Producer: ( Playhouse Productions )
Playhouse Productions
City: Philadelphia

Additional Notes:
Created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, showcases in song and dance all the classic past and present Jokes! THINK YOU'VE HEARD THEM ALL BEFORE? If you've ever had a mother, visited a doctor or walked into a bar or visited a priest, or a rabbi or had a frog, You'll laugh 'til you plotz.

Once On This Island Jr.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 through Friday, October 24, 2014
 
Come celebrate the power of love as it triumphs over the divisions of class
 
Venue: ( The Nightingale Bamford School)
The Nightingale Bamford School
Producer: ( The Nightingale Bamford School)
The Nightingale Bamford School
City: New York

Additional Notes:
A terrible storm floods a small Island that is divided by class. A peasant girl is swept away and Agwe, the God of Water, saves her and sets her in a tree. She is discovered by Mama Euralie and Ton Ton Julian who decide to adopt her. Naming her Ti Moune or “Little Orphan”, they tell her that she was saved by the Gods for something special. Ti Moune sees young Daniel, a rich Grand Homme, as he drives by in a white car and prays to the Gods for a better life. The Gods ponder her prayer and create a storm in which Daniel crashes his car. Ti Moune rescues him but Pape Ge, the Demon of Death, comes to take Daniel’s life. Ti Moune, however, exchanges her life for his. The Beauxhomme’s come to take Daniel home but Ti Moune’s goes after him and begs to be taken in to their Hotel. Ti Moune falls in love with Daniel as she helps back to health and the gossip surrounding them grows. A Ball is thrown and it is announced that Daniel and Andrea are to be wed. Ti Moune is heartbroken. Pape Ge then returns to remind Ti Moune of her bargain and offers to give her back her life for Daniel’s. She nearly gives in but cannot and is cast out of the Hotel. As Daniel chooses Andrea, Ti Moune’s life ends. The Gods transform her into a tree that cracks the wall of the hotel so that its gates can never be closed again.

Our Town
Thursday, October 23, 2014 through Friday, October 24, 2014
 
Our Town by Thornton Wilder
 
Venue: ( Dicapo Opera Theatre)
Dicapo Opera Theatre
Producer: ( The Upper school at Hewitt )
The Upper school at Hewitt
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Sales Close on the day of the performance. There may be a limited number of tickets available at the door. "Our Town" is a timeless story about life. It will make your realize what's most important. It will change your life! "This is the way we were: in our growing up and in our marrying and in our living and in our dying-” Stage Manager from Our Town “Indeed the play’s success across cultural borders around the world attests to its being something much greater than an American play: it is a play that captures the universal experience of being alive.” –Donald Margulies in the Foreword to Our Town.

Perro Y Sangre
Thursday, October 16, 2014 through Sunday, October 26, 2014
 
DIRECTLY FROM DALLAS, TEXAS a thrilling blend of music, drama, flamenco, and sex
 
Venue: ( Clemente Soto Velez Ctr)
Clemente Soto Velez Ctr
Producer: ( Teatro LATEA)
Teatro LATEA
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Young Earnest Hemmingway finds himself on the porch in the small village of Baeza, Spain, where he is told the story of a Bully and his vicious dog who terrorize the village. The Bully's wife captivates Earnest with her gypsy lure as she weaves her story of greed and seduction.

Riding The Midnight Express With Billy Hayes
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 through Sunday, November 30, 2014
 
An epic journey of self-discovery. Written and performed by the man who lived it.
 
Venue: ( Barrow Street Theatre)
Barrow Street Theatre
Producer: ( Barrow Street Theatre)
Barrow Street Theatre
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport in 1970 with two kilos of hashish taped to his body. The Turkish High Court sentenced him to life in prison. Five years later, Billy escaped from Imrali Island prison in the dead of night - rowing 17 miles across the open sea in a raging storm. On his return to the US, Hayes wrote MIDNIGHT EXPRESS. Published in 18 languages, the book was an instant best-seller. When the iconic film was released in 1978, Billy Hayes became a mythical figure, a cultural anti-hero known around the world.
"Sensational...Intrinsic power...Engrossing" - The New York Times "Hayes is a master storyteller" - Times Square Chronicles
EACH PERFORMANCE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY AN INTIMATE Q&A WITH BILLY. Preview Performances: September 24th thru October 1st Opening night: Thursday, October 2nd

The Dance Gallery Festival 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014 through Sunday, October 26, 2014
 
The 8th Annual DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL October 24-26, 2014 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater
 
Venue: ( The Ailey Citigroup Theater)
The Ailey Citigroup Theater
Producer: ( VON USSAR danceworks, LTD)
VON USSAR danceworks, LTD
City: New York

Additional Notes:
VON USSAR danceworks presents the 8th Annual Dance Gallery Festival, featuring original works from emerging and renowned choreographers from around the country and abroad in three performance programs on October 24, 25, and 26, 2014 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W. 55th Street, NYC (at Ninth Avenue). The Dance Gallery , now the main event , become the platform to present larger works by both national and international up and coming choreographers. It will perform on Friday, October 24 at 7:30pm and Sunday, October 26 at 3pm. Dance Gallery UP Close was added in 2013 in response to the need of an evening presenting smaller, intimate works . Here the audience will be able to enjoy solos, duets and trios of the highest caliber. Up CLose will perform on Saturday, October 25 at 7:30pm. As part of Dance Gallery Festival’s continued mission to find up-and-coming choreographic talent at the national level, the festival continues, Level UP, which serves as a performance showcase for three talented dance companies/choreographers that are ready to advance to the next level in the development and promotion of their work. This year’s Level UP performance on Sunday, October 26 at 7pm will include: Gabrielle Lamb Manuel Vignoulle Joshua Peugh/Dark Circles Contemporary Dance. There will be a pre-performace wine reception at 6 PM on Sunday, October 26th. 2014 LINE UP : The Dance Gallery Abarukas Alessandra Giambelli & Dancers Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance JordanDanielsDance Mettin Movement Mike Esperanza Mojca Ussar NobleMotion Dance Omar Roman De Jesus Robert J. Priore UP Close Adriane Fang and Colleen Thomas Amy Diane Morrow Angela Palladini and Steven Trumon Gray Base/Flight Ellenore Scott/ELSCO Dance The Francesca Harper Project Jacksonville Dance Theatre Jessica Taylor/DAMAGEDANCE NatalieInMotion NobleMotion Dance Oliva Contemporary Dance Project Tiffany Rea-Fisher Vanessa Tamburi/FLUSSO dance Level

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