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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.
A/C: YES
ADA Compliant: YES


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The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers In Concert
Friday, January 30, 2015 through Monday, February 15, 2016

There will be dances, stories and traditional music from the Iroquois and Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans.

A Pow-Wow is more
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Pedro Castillo is Innocent
Thursday, February 04, 2016 through Sunday, February 14, 2016

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field and the Textile Co. present this new play by Claude Solnik about the impact that a wrongful conviction has on an individual and his family. Inspired by the story of Fernando Bermudez. John Torres, Christine Copley, Samantha Masone, Laura Leigh ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 50 mins

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Dare to be Black
Thursday, February 04, 2016 through Sunday, February 21, 2016

It’s 1908. Both Your Ma And Pa Are Emancipated Slaves Living
Below The Mason Dixon Line. It Is Still A Racist White America.
Negro Lynchings Are Popular And Inconsequential. What Do You
Do? Do You Demand Your Freedom? Maybe. Do You Knock Out
White Men? No! Do You Have Sex
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Skip to my Lou
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 through Sunday, February 28, 2016

written by Steve Romagnoli and directed by S.C. Lucier, Skip to My Lou is a love story haunted by Ota Benga, a Congolese pygmy exhibited alongside an orangutan in the Bronx Zoo, one of the more tragic and unusual episodes in New York City history. Romagnoli’s portion of box office receipts will be donated ... (continued)
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Speakeasy
Friday, February 19, 2016 through Sunday, March 13, 2016

1929 – New York City. John and Jane Allison are newlyweds. Although they love each other,

they have desires they haven’t even acknowledged to themselves, let alone explored. But after

giving her neighbor Roberta White a kiss, Jane goes “down the rabbit hole,” entering the

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Length: 2 hrs 50 mins

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Songs of the Harlem RIver
Thursday, February 25, 2016 through Sunday, March 13, 2016

Five forgotten one acts from the Harlem Renaissance! ... (continued)
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The Sorcerers
Thursday, March 03, 2016 through Sunday, March 20, 2016

By Serge Goriely
Translated and Directed by David Willinger
World Premiere of a Play about Xenophobia
Luc, young Belgian photo-journalist, brings his love, Paula, back from Africa to his
love nest in Brussels and marries her. Then she develops a mysterious ailment.
Could
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The Long and the Short of It
Sunday, March 13, 2016 through Sunday, April 03, 2016

While some plays, performances and protests focus on women’s rights, this show focuses on women’s wrongs from the Garden of Eden into the future. Sarah Germaine Lilly, T. Scott Lilly and, Juan Villegas star in this program of five works by Walter Corwin, including three short "Playpoems" that introduce ... (continued)
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The Three Mile Limit
Thursday, March 17, 2016 through Sunday, April 03, 2016

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY
Crystal Field, Executive Director
presents

The Three-Mile Limit
A new play by
Barbara Kahn

Directed by Robert Gonzales Jr. and Barbara Kahn

The Three-Mile Limit dramatizes a voyage aboard a transatlantic ocean liner in 1927.
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Charles Busch's Cleopatra
Friday, March 25, 2016 through Sunday, April 17, 2016

CHARLES BUSCH’S CLEOPATRA
Written by and starring CHARLES BUSCH
Directed by
CARL ANDRESS
22 PERFORMANCES ONLY!
Following in the footsteps of Sarah Bernhardt, Tallulah Bankhead, Claudette Colbert, Vivien Leigh, and Elizabeth Taylor, Charles Busch gives us his own original, outrageous,
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Length: 1 hr 30 mins

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The Wendy Osserman Dance Company 40th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 through Sunday, April 24, 2016

The Wendy Osserman Dance Company www.wendyossermandance.org will celebrate its 40th Anniversary season with four performances April 20 – 23, 2016 at 8 pm. Presented by the Theater for the New City, the performances will feature two world premieres and Osserman’s Udjat (1985).
Tickets: $18
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