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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  
 
 
Northbound
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
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Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

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Appendage
Thursday, February 09, 2017 through Sunday, February 26, 2017

A play by Derek Murphy
-- A dark comedy of love and retribution…on a bloody couch.

2/9 & 2/10 are invite preview performances.

Cast:
Nick Hardin*
Rob Byrnes
Peter Welch
*An Equity Approved Showcase

Crew:
Stage Manager - Robert Neapolitan
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Mary Speaks
Thursday, February 16, 2017 through Sunday, February 26, 2017

In this play Mary Speaks, the life of biblical figure Mary, the mother of Jesus, is used to explore parallels in the history of black mothers and their sons from slavery to present day. Writer and performer, Angela Polite finds in Mother Mary a prototype for the struggle of black mothers to raise and ... (continued)
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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

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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

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Ghost Light Now & Then
Thursday, March 02, 2017 through Sunday, March 19, 2017

Ghost Light Now & Then

A new play by Barbara Kahn

Directed by Robert Gonzales Jr and Barbara Kahn

Set & Lighting Design by Mark Marcante

Costume Design by Everett Clark

Sound Design and Operation by Joy Linsheid

Featuring Danielle Aziza,
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Imagine
Thursday, March 09, 2017 through Sunday, March 12, 2017

THE BEATLES REIMAGINED

TNC presents IMAGINE, scenes and stories inspired by the Beatles

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY - The Beatles are one of the most beloved rock bands in history. There’s now a show that brings their songs and stories to life – although not by presenting their music.
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Length: 1 hr 50 mins

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The Fare
Thursday, March 16, 2017 through Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Fare tells a powerful story of how a dispute over a taxi fare leads to an altercation with echoes that involve everything from immigration to identity, class to color, privilege to prejudice and what it means to be an American. Scott David Reeves, Sarah Grace Sanders, Hemang Sharma, Michael Catlage, ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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Grand Theft Musical
Thursday, March 23, 2017 through Sunday, April 09, 2017

Music Direction by Andy Peterson
Choreographed by J. Alan Hanna & Carlos Gomez

March 23-April 8, 2017 – 12 Performances
Wednesday-Saturday @ 8pm & Sunday @ 3pm

Johnson Theatre / Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York City
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Length: 2 hrs 0 mins

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Diva: Live From Hell
Friday, March 24, 2017 through Sunday, April 09, 2017

Book & Characters by Sean Patrick Monahan
Music & Lyrics by Alexander Sage Oyen
Director: Daniel Goldstein

Desmond Channing spent much of his short life basking in the spotlight. As Drama Club President and star of all the productions at his Florida public high school, Desmond
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Length: 1 hr 15 mins

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The Faculty Room
Thursday, April 13, 2017 through Sunday, April 30, 2017

The faculty members of James Baldwin High School find themselves 
in a mandatory lockdown because two star players on the girls' basketball team  
have a quarrel over a common boyfriend. Their argument has escalated to armed conflict 
because of the prevalence of guns in school. 
 
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Length: 1 hr 25 mins

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