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Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003
(Between 9th & 10th St.)
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http://www.theaterforthenewcity.net


Public Transportation: Subway: 6 to Astor Place, L to 1st Avenue, R,W to 8th Street, F,V to 2nd Avenue. Bus: M8 to 2nd Avenue, M14 & M9 to 14th Street and 1st Avenue.
Parking: Nearest parking lots are located on East 11th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues, and on East 9th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.
A/C: YES
ADA Compliant: YES


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Shows  
 
 
Prague, 1912 (the Savoy Café Yiddish Theatre)
Thursday, November 09, 2017 through Sunday, November 26, 2017

A vagabond acting company comes to Prague: it's Jak Lowy and his leading lady, Mme. Trassik. Lowy is a veteran actor who has put stars in her eyes and they are lovers.  When they act together, it's magic, but their repertoire is a shambles and they subsist more by selling baked sweet potatoes than by ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 20 mins

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Scraps from a Crazy Quilt
Thursday, November 09, 2017 through Sunday, November 26, 2017

The Theater for the New City is pleased to present Walter Corwin’s SCRAPS FOR A CRAZY QUILT a kaleidoscope of New York characters and scenarios from the not-too-distant dystopian future of America, a dystopia that is already upon us. Referencing Brecht’s groundbreaking work The Private Life of the ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Apple Bonkers
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Apple Bonkers blossomed in 2015 from a grove of musicians rooted in Classic Rock and Rhythm and Blues. Blending together the diverse backgrounds and talents, the Apple Bonkers have produced a sweet tasty sound performing a hit set list from the 50’s-70’s to the present that is sure to please any ... (continued)
Length: 0 hrs 2 mins

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HISTRIONICS
Thursday, November 30, 2017 through Saturday, December 16, 2017

Following his acclaimed 2011 show “Woody Guthrie Dreams”, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith returns to Theater for the New City with the explosive World Premiere of Histrionics. Framed through the contemporary scope of a bookish high school history teacher, Smith and long time writing partner, Ben Forstenzer, ... (continued)
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Bread and Puppet Theater: Our Domestic Insurrection Circus/ The Honey Let's Go Home Opera
Thursday, December 07, 2017 through Sunday, December 17, 2017

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED BREAD & PUPPET THEATER

TO PERFORM AT THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY

Performances:

Week 1

Our Domestic Insurrection Circus

 Thursday 12/7 8:00 PM

 Friday 12/8 8:00 PM

 Saturday 12/9 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
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Winter Wonderland
Thursday, December 07, 2017 through Sunday, December 24, 2017

Written and Directed by Marvalee Peart
’Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…. Jack Frost nipping at your nose…’ 

Times Square bus depot...an ex-con returns after a five year stretch north of the city…

Across town in a rundown tenement building, a mother searches for her missing
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Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

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Times Square Angel
Monday, December 18, 2017

TIMES SQUARE ANGEL

written by and starring
CHARLES BUSCH

Supported by a Full Dramatic Company!

Staged Reading Directed by
CARL ANDRESS

Monday, December 18th, 2016 at 8pm
Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets)
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Length: 1 hr 40 mins

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The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 through Sunday, January 21, 2018

Charting over 30 years of the Golden Age of Hollywood, including stories from the Silent Era, the Great Depression and World War II, this solo show takes audiences on a nostalgic journey – with a different perspective.
The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign includes songs composed for cinema’s
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Length: 1 hr 10 mins

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Give Me More
Thursday, January 25, 2018 through Saturday, January 27, 2018

Give Me More suggests that our over-consumption, and the environmental destruction that it creates, is in large part driven by our desire to fit into culturally constructed gender roles. How much of our consumption is actually serving us - and how much is the result of our obedience to a system that ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 10 mins

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