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Abortion: A Race Redux - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014 through Sunday, August 24, 2014
 
Abortion: A Race Redux
 
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:
Adapted by Taryn Wisky and Heather Lanza from a short play by Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Heather Lanza. World premiere. In American culture, when race comes up, it is often danced around or awkwardly skirted even though it is often at the center of our societal issues. "Abortion: A Race Redux" is an original theater piece that aims to put race in the forefront and start a society-wide conversation. Through the adaptation of Eugene O'Neill text, "Abortion: A Race Redux" explores the way we view race and what our responsibility is to how race is perceived on stage. Featuring: *Daniel Carlton, *Philip Cruise, Jim Dadosky, Clint Hromsco, *Yvonne Roen, *Alison Scaramella, *Molly Stoller, Damon Trammell *Actors Appearing Courtesy of Actors Equity

Angela's Justice - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014 through Sunday, August 24, 2014
 
Based on Antigone; Inspired by Angela Davis
 
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:
"Angela's Justice" Written and produced by Michael A. Jones. Directed by Mary Hodges. Music by Michael A. Jones. World Premiere. "Angela's Justice" is set in a fictitious place in 1970. It is an adaption of Sophocles' "Antigone" and an homage to Angela Davis, wherein Angela is determined, by any means necessary, to get her brother properly buried. The piece takes a play that was written over 2000 years ago and melds it into a modern culture by melding the spirit of Antigone and Angela. Performed by Arthur French, Tiffany Nichole Greene, M. Drue Williams, Michael A. Jones, Andrew Spieker, John Dewberry, Norman Small Jr., Kara Green, Alicia Thomas, Torre Reigns, Trevania Campbell, Cherie Daniels and Kele Mogotsi. Stage managed by David Brooks and assisted by Patricia Fields.

Devil Lay Me Down - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014 through Friday, August 22, 2014
 
Devil has always been intended as a Southern Greek Tragedy: the Oedipus Rex cycle, set on the plains of West Texas.
 
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 Ean Miles Kessler. Directed by David Delaney. World premiere. Julian Carthy returns from prison to his father's trailer on the Texas-Mexico border, hell-bent on carving a fresh life and finding his daughter. There he finds his father, Marcus, living with Ro, his much younger live-in girlfriend. When a spark of interest lights between Julian and Ro, old tensions seethe between father and son, drawing Julian's brutal past to the surface. A modern Western at its heart, "Devil Lay Me Down" is a brutal love story and love song to the American West.

Mixed Bill - Face to Face Series
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 through Thursday, August 21, 2014
 
Dance, All the way, Across the Styles
 
Venue: ( The Ailey Studios)
The Ailey Studios
Producer: ( Ajkun Ballet Theatre)
Ajkun Ballet Theatre
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Our selection of Classic and Contemporary Creations by choreographers Chiara Ajkun, Leonard Ajkun, and Ellen Sinopoli performed in the intimacy of our studios. The program interlaces excerpts from La Fille Mal Gardée, Revolution, and Contemporary Dance providing unrivaled entertainment to the worldly and the first-time theatergoers alike. These performances benefit the STARS OF THE WORLD, part of AjkunBT contributing program: DANCER'S RING.

Simple As Life And Death - part of Dream Up Festival 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014 through Sunday, August 24, 2014
 
TRAGICOMEDY
 
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 (in English) by Meirav Kupperberg and Alexandra Zelman-Doring. Directed by Keren Tzur. Dramaturgy by Eran Shadar. Video by Pedro Marnoto Pereira. Designed by Dan Spielman. Lighting by Alejandro Fajardo. Set design Keren Tzur. Music by Mahir Cetiz. Performed by Meirav Kupperberg and Alexandra Zelman-Doring. World premiere. From Israel comes "Simple as Life and Death," a raw, truthful tale exploring the vulnerable and unique lives of two women artists. Efrat comes from Israel to visit Anne in New York— with an open ticket. She’s 36, running from pressures that have suddenly surrounded her at home. Anne, an ambitious artist at 27 who has just returned from spending a year with her love in Israel, finds herself racked with doubt about her relationship after a tragic accident occurred months before, only to discover that she is pregnant. Their encounter leads these two women through a journey of discovery and change, shaking their belief systems to their core. The play is a deep portrait of the differences between American and Israeli cultures and a fresh meditation on feminism in the modern world.

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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