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Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003
(Between 9th & 10th St.)
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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.
ADA Compliant: YES

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 through Sunday, January 22, 2017

An angry poor white student confronts his Black female college professor about the bad grade he received in her race-relations class. The confrontation turns deadly because he believes Black people stole his American Dream. It is an allegory on slavery and hard-hitting look at White anger. ... (continued)
Length: 0 hrs 0 mins

Verses at Work
Thursday, January 19, 2017 through Sunday, February 05, 2017

"An exhilarating one man show in the vein of 'Hip Hop Theater.' Actor/Rapper Malik Work documents a life as one of the pioneers of the Hip Hop/Jazz movement in New York City. The script was adapted by the award-winning film of the same name: Verses at Work." ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 15 mins

Squeaky Bicycle Productions Winter Reading Lab: Pinned Butterfly
Monday, January 23, 2017

Ticket Info for 2017 Reading Lab

The Lab is back! This year, we're presenting Adam Esquenazi ... (continued)

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Thunder Bird American Indian Dancers in Concert
Friday, January 27, 2017 through Sunday, February 05, 2017

Highlights will include storytelling by Matoka Eagle (Santo Domingo, Tewa), a Hoop Dance by Marie Ponce (Cherokee), an Eagle Dance from the Hopi Tribe by Ciaran Little Eagle (Mayan), a Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance (from the Northern Plains people), a Stomp Dance (from the Southeastern tribes), ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

Thursday, February 02, 2017 through Sunday, February 26, 2017

NORTHBOUND tells the story of two young slaves in 1859 with a growing desire for life, love, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness... and the speeches that gave rise to the anti-slavery movements' most prominent abolitionists.

Meet Frederick Douglass as he shares his life's experience as
... (continued)

Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

Luigi &Langston (Pirandello & Hughes)
Thursday, February 02, 2017 through Sunday, February 12, 2017

Billed as an evening of master playwrights and new playwrights, Luigi and Langston presents works by Langston Hughes and Luigi Pirandello (presented as an influence on him) as well as one inspired by the work of Zora Neale Hurston and one more new play.

The show, running Feb. 2-19 at Theater
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Length: 1 hr 5 mins

One Artist's Way
Thursday, February 09, 2017 through Sunday, February 12, 2017

Comprised of excerpts from his plays, scenes written for the Theater's annual LES and Halloween festivals, auditions, an interpretive dance and even a talk show, Bob invites his audience into his world with the assistance of several long time collaborators (and some newer ones) including Laura Lee Anderson, ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 20 mins

Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Wisdom
Thursday, February 16, 2017 through Sunday, March 05, 2017

Vít Hořejš, founder of Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theater (www.czechmarionettes.org), attributes much of his theatrical orientation to the drama of fairy tales his Czech grandparents told him. Folksy and wise, Aesopian and Grimm-like, they provide a rich trove of source material for Puppet Theater. ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 20 mins

Your Name On My Lips
Thursday, March 02, 2017 through Sunday, March 19, 2017

True Art. True Love.

Sam, a self-taught painter, struggles to get into an art institute; while fighting to hold on to the love of his life, as the materialistic world tugs at her.

With a classically influenced driving contemporary score, “Your Name ... (continued)
Length: 2 hrs 15 mins