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Daughters Of Leda - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 through Thursday, September 04, 2014
 
A retelling of ancient mythology.
 
Venue: ( Theater for the New City)
Theater for the New City
Producer: ( Theater for the New City presents)
Theater for the New City presents
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Written and Directed by Madeline Sayet. As the seasons change, Persephone returns to the underworld. But, this time she is not alone. A young mortal girl, Eva shows up at the same time, and starts asking questions that turn ancient history upside down. She forces Leda, Helen, Clytemnestra, Iphigenia, Chrysothemis, and Electra to finally contend with each other as a family, uncovering the notorious rumors that tore their family apart so long ago. In this modern look at women and myth, Persephone and The Fates stage an all out war on Hades for the control of history that has been manipulated for far too long. With: Alexa Amendolagine, Andi Bohs, Claire Burke, Sara Canter, Judianny Compres, Abby Eletz, Jael Golad, Brett Hecksher, Marlena Holman, Alexander Kydd, Kathleen Littlefield, Shayna Schmidt, Kim Sweet, Pamela Weingarden.

Defending The Caveman
Thursday, July 17, 2014 through Saturday, September 27, 2014
 
“CAVEMAN is back, and it’s still a hit! It’s hilarious! A blockbuster!” ~ The Washington Post
 
Venue: ( Penn's Landing Playhouse)
Penn's Landing Playhouse
Producer: ( Playhouse Productions )
Playhouse Productions
City: Philadelphia

Additional Notes:
Defending the Cavemanis a hilarious play about the ways men and women relate to each other. Without taking sides, this insightful comedy discusses the ongoing battle for understanding between the sexes. Through its hysterical observations into contemporary feminism, masculine sensitivity and the erogenous zones, Defending the Caveman mines the common themes in relationships that go straight through the funny bone and into the heart.

For Chance - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014 through Wednesday, September 03, 2014
 
Chance is visited by two of his childhood best-friends on his 25th birthday
 
Venue: ( Theater for the New City)
Theater for the New City
Producer: ( Theater for the New City presents)
Theater for the New City presents
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Written, directed and designed by Chima Chikazunga. Co-Produced by Patricia Richter. World premiere. "Inside a LES apartment, a frustrated young playwright abuses drugs and alcohol in hopes to get “creatively inspired” to write the perfect play on his 25th birthday. When he is visited by his two childhood best friends, whom hate each other, grief substance abuse, and sexual abuse soon lead him to finally confront his hidden past." The play is performed by Chima Chikazunga, John Rickenbacker Jr and Soleidy Mendez.

In The Ring - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 through Saturday, September 06, 2014
 
17 rounds of boxing match performed by a man and woman playing 10 characters.
 
Venue: ( Theater for the New City)
Theater for the New City
Producer: ( Theater for the New City presents)
Theater for the New City presents
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Written by Léonore Confino. Directed by Alexandre Oppecini. Translated by Perrine Moran. Sound Designed by Ann Warren and Concrete Timbre. Produced by Diffractions Theatre. Performed in English by Nathalie Bryant and Kyle Tuck. American Premiere (World premiere of the English version). From France comes "In The Ring," which has been nominated for a a Molière Prize (French equivalent of a Tony award). This is the play's American debut and world premiere of its English version. The play is set in a boxing arena, which serves simultaneously as a playground and as a place to explore relationships between men and women. Parents, lovers, strangers, husbands and wives, even the divorced, widowed, all struggle with their instincts, their ideals and their childish impulses. The play is fast-paced, nervously oscillating between laughter and drama. Sparks light fires and misunderstandings lead to war, despite everyone's phenomenal efforts to coexist with the other gender.

Messages From A Mental Instituion - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 through Monday, September 01, 2014
 
the metaphorical prison of conditioned habits of mind
 
Venue: ( Theater for the New City)
Theater for the New City
Producer: ( Theater for the New City presents)
Theater for the New City presents
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Written by Lee Gershuny. Directed by Corinne Harris, performed by Corinne Harris and James Bryce. American premiere. From Scotland comes "Messages from a Mental Institution," in which strange messages from her missing husband spark a woman's heroic quest to find his true identity and rescue him from a mental institution. The play delves into the theme of the simplicity of true love, presenting a multi-layered experience of reality where the boundaries between dreaming and waking life dissolve.

Red Eye of Love
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 through Sunday, September 28, 2014
 
A New Musical Comedy
 
Venue: ( Dicapo Opera Theatre)
Dicapo Opera Theatre
Producer: ( Amas Musical Theatre in association with North Haven Arts & Enrichment)
Amas Musical Theatre in association with North Haven Arts & Enrichment
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Red Eye of Love: Book and Lyrics by Arnold Weinstein and John Wulp, Music by Sam Davis Based on a play by Arnold Weinstein Directed by Ted Sperling A GIRL-MEATS-BOY LOVE STORY Selma Chargesse is torn between her two loves—great wealth and idealism and the two men in her life that offer her one or the other–Wilmer the naïve young man in search of “the key” and O.O. Martinas, the proprietor of the world’s largest meat department store. Could she have both? RED EYE OF LOVE is that rare musical ready for prime time and an easy choice for an evening of theater that tugs at the heart and tickles the funny bone. Any way you slice it, Red Eye of Love is red meat for musical theater lovers and that’s no bum steer!

Slouch - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014 through Friday, August 29, 2014
 
A metaphysical dramedy
 
Venue: ( Theater for the New City)
Theater for the New City
Producer: ( Theater for the New City presents)
Theater for the New City presents
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Written by B. Walker Sampson. Directed by Gretchen Van Lente. Designed by Angelica Borrero-Fortier. STARRING: Stephanie Bunch, Patrick McCormick and Tatiana Pavela. World premiere. "Slouch" is a metaphysical dramedy in which three thirty-something roommates struggle with job and relationship failures, the isolation of city living and the habit of comparing their lives to their very successful friend (who may be dropping by soon).

Tales Of The Perpetually Single But Eternally Optimistic
Monday, August 18, 2014 through Saturday, September 06, 2014
 
Present day New York City. 3 women searching for Mr. Right.
 
Venue: ( Theater for the New City)
Theater for the New City
Producer: ( Theater for the New City presents)
Theater for the New City presents
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Part of Dream Up Festival 2014 Written and directed by Uzunma Udeh. Performed by Uzunma Udeh, Colette McIntyre and Cristina Ramos. World premiere. "Tales of the Perpetually Single but Eternally Optimistic" is vignettes of dating scenarios in New York City with top 40's music. In this cross dressing comedy, three women come together to demonstrate the pitfalls, obstacles, and the slight glimmer of hope in the New York City dating scene.

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