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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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The House of Setting Sun
Sunday, August 28, 2016 through Thursday, September 08, 2016

The last surviving member of a prominent Georgia family invites Madame
Eudora, a sideshow fortuneteller, to his decaying southern plantation
in an attempt to divine who murdered his long-dead parents.
... (continued)

Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

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Mother-in-Law
Sunday, August 28, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

Petra and Philbert – young lovers in Brooklyn – are compatible New
Yorkers: she wants him and a green card; he serenades her and #4 train
commuters. They are set to unite their dreams with marriage when his
mother ascends from Trinidad and Tobago with a strange companion in
tow,
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 20 mins

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Mary V
Sunday, August 28, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

This play is about an ensemble of female actors, who arrive at the
theatre to begin rehearsals on Shakespeare's Henry V. Little do they
know they will encounter an ensemble of a male dominant Henry V
production that is already there in intense rehearsals. The men cannot
come to terms
... (continued)

Length: 2 hrs 30 mins

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About Clarence and Me
Sunday, August 28, 2016 through Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Drawing inspiration from Scott’s experiences as a piano teacher and
Walter’s childhood in the South ABOUT CLARENCE AND ME portrays the
relationship between an older African-American beginning piano student
and his younger Caucasian piano teacher.  Through a poignant story and
a rich
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Length: 0 hrs 0 mins

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Null & Void
Sunday, August 28, 2016 through Monday, September 12, 2016

Thad’s wife Jean has all but moved out and into the home of her
department chair. In a last-ditch effort to save his marriage, Thad
arranges a commission by the painter Jean writes about—and manages to
surprise Jean by bringing him into the house. The play asks: when is a
painting
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Words and Music
Monday, August 29, 2016 through Thursday, September 08, 2016

It is about the stormy friendship and working relationship between a
composer and lyricist, who must deal with failure.
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 15 mins

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The Blind Truth: A musical Journey
Monday, August 29, 2016 through Thursday, September 15, 2016

A one-man show with music about the life of singer-musician Vinny St.
Marten and his lifelong struggles with blindness.
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 50 mins

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Clown! Do some Ballet!
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 through Wednesday, September 14, 2016

"Clown! Do Some Ballet!" Is a one-woman show, a clown show, and a
dance show all at the same time. We follow one flexible clown’s
journey through life and dance. She explores joy, defeat, and the
spectacular elements of moving. The clown gains an unexpected approach
to dance that
... (continued)

Length: 0 hrs 22 mins

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Spinoza's Ethics
Thursday, September 01, 2016 through Thursday, September 15, 2016

Inspired by the true story of an extraordinary and average woman's
struggle for love and faith in 1960s America, Spinoza's Ethics follows
Ruth as she weaves in and out of marriages, vocations, and states of
existence, accompanied always by the early Enlightenment philosopher
Baruch
... (continued)

Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

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Autumn Stage
Sunday, September 04, 2016 through Sunday, September 11, 2016

Autumn Stage is an existentialist comedy about three spiritually
disconnected people who use a vacated, outdoor stage in an effort to
overcome the problems they’ve been avoiding in their own lives.
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 20 mins

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Lured
Monday, September 05, 2016 through Monday, September 19, 2016

In Russia, vigilante groups lure gay men via social media and abduct
them in order to "out" them, humiliate them, often torture them. And
these gangs capture the encounters on video to post on social media.
Based on factual accounts and events, LURED adds a twist to these
horrific
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 0 mins

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The Joint
Thursday, September 08, 2016 through Sunday, September 11, 2016

The Joint takes place in Stuckley, Virginia in 1967.  It is the story
of the Brinkley family; Melvin and Evelyn Brinkley and their daughter
Corrida and their longtime friend and owner of The Joint, Queen.  The
Joint is the social hub of Stuckley and has been for years.  It is
also
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 50 mins

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Millennium Mom
Friday, September 09, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

When a forty-six year old, single woman gives birth to her first
child, her often comedic, sometimes tragic struggles - with the
medical community, the outside world, her demons and her own mortality
- propel her into her new, seemingly chaotic place in the world.  In
this one-character
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Camp BoHoGro!
Friday, September 09, 2016 through Monday, September 19, 2016

True story: Bohemian Grove is a summer camp in Northern California
where the country's most
powerful men gather to shrug off the mantle of responsibility, cavort
under the redwoods,
entertain each other with musical extravaganzas, and walk around
peeing on absolutely everything.
... (continued)

Length: 0 hrs 45 mins

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Alpha 66
Friday, September 09, 2016 through Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Cuban prison. The 1962 "Missile Crisis". An American radio host
beaming a constant stream of subversive conversation and music to this
caribbean island held captive by El Comandante, Fidel Castro. Two
brothers and their sister await their individual and collective
destinies by
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Love Bites
Sunday, September 11, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

Love Bites is a short drama which looks at a brief encounter at a
wedding reception between the mother of the bride, a recent widow
experiencing independence for the first time in her life and her
daughter's former partner. The piece is a funny, touching and
ultimately life affirming
... (continued)

Length: 0 hrs 30 mins

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The Title Should Be Spoken Out Loud Around Three-Quarters In
Monday, September 12, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

What happens when you get drunk and write the "World's Greatest Play"?
Well, for Gene and Thomas it means a love triangle and a musically
charged fight scene that ends in bloodshed. Who knew Monday night
could be so much fun?
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 20 mins

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The Chaplin Plays
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

Movement by Martin
Boersma, Sound Design by Andy Evan Cohen, Lighting Design by Gilbert
Lucky Pearto Costumes by Janet Mervin, Dramaturgy by Janet Bentley,
Video by Al Foote III
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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MISSAMMA
Friday, September 16, 2016 through Saturday, September 17, 2016

“Missamma” drama is born out of the original movie “Missamma”.
However, only the central point of the whole story, characters,
characterization, their names, some very popular dialogues and some
songs to revive audience’s memory and make them travel the nostalgia
path were adopted.
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 10 mins

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MISSAMMA
Sunday, September 18, 2016 through Sunday, September 18, 2016

“Missamma” drama is born out of the original movie “Missamma”.
However, only the central point of the whole story, characters,
characterization, their names, some very popular dialogues and some
songs to revive audience’s memory and make them travel the nostalgia
path were adopted.
... (continued)

Length: 1 hr 10 mins

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From Silence
Friday, November 04, 2016 through Sunday, November 20, 2016

Karen Lynn Gorney, star of the 1977 movie “Saturday Night Fever” and “All My Children” headlines From Silence, a brand new drama by Anne Marilyn Lucas premiering at Theater for the New City this November. Cast includes Audrey Heffernan Meyer, Krystal Rowley, Lori Funk, Nora Falk, Shannon Harrington, ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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