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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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Exile is my Home
Thursday, April 28, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016

As millions of people in our world today are being displaced from their homes and swept across tumultuous seas and often unwelcoming lands in their desperate need and desire for the safety and basic comforts of a home, immigrant theater has a crucial role in raising consciousness about these wrenching ... (continued)
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Pathways
Thursday, April 28, 2016 through Sunday, May 01, 2016

Choreography by
Megan Cattau, Scott Combs, Maia Ramnath, Tyler V. Shaqiri, Satomi Shikata

Performed by
Megan Cattau, Scott Combs, M.Fox, Leah Newcomb, Maia Ramnath, Wendy Joy, Tyler V. Shaqiri, Satomi Shikata, Amy Rebecca Shure

Artistic Director Maia Ramnath

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Length: 1 hr 10 mins

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One Love
Thursday, May 05, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016

Hunter is haunted by the past – the ghost of a failed relationship leaves him unable to find love even in his fantasies. An impromptu dinner with his extravagant drag queen roommate, a former gay stripper turned Conservative evangelist and an annoying acquaintance with a lazy eye, all of whom have excess ... (continued)
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Midnight Kill
Friday, May 06, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016

The play is a drama set among the teachers of a small elementary school in a rural farming village in northern China during the early 1970s, when China's Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution was at its height. Under the country's autocratic rule, extreme forms of collectivism, asceticism, and class ... (continued)
Length: 2 hrs 30 mins

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Midnight Kill
Friday, May 06, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016

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Length: 1 hr 40 mins

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Bread and Puppet:
Sunday, May 15, 2016 through Monday, May 16, 2016

Schumann says that The Underneath the Above Show #1 is “a puppet show contribution to the ongoing U.S. presidential election campaign. In our show the normally slightly overweight three-dimensional electorate is reduced to its proper election year cardboard two-dimensionality. Hardhat workers help to ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 0 mins

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The Death of a Black Man (A Walk By)
Thursday, June 02, 2016 through Sunday, June 19, 2016

You can't understand a man, the proverb goes, until you've walked a mile in his shoes. But who, among us, has tasted the paranoia, dread and loss from gun violence that is, shockingly, common to urban high schoolers and their families? "Death of a Black Man (A Walk By)" by William Electric Black suggests ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 15 mins

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The Beekeeper's Daughter
Thursday, June 02, 2016 through Sunday, June 26, 2016

Karen Malpede, playwright, will direct the cast of five, featuring her long-time collaborator, 4 time Obie winner, George Bartenieff, as the poet, Robert Blaze, Evangeline Johns, as his beekeeping sister, Sybil; Jenny Leona, as Admira Ismic; Najla Said, as the human rights worker daughter and Jacob ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 50 mins

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The Queen
Thursday, June 02, 2016 through Sunday, June 19, 2016

The play draws inspiration from Macbeth, Medea and the works of Rabindranath Tagore. It explores themes of power and the position of women in society, an issue that in four centuries has not lost its importance.
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Length: 1 hr 20 mins

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Suddenly A Knock at The Door
Thursday, June 02, 2016 through Sunday, June 19, 2016

Playwright Robin Goldfin writes: “Etgar Keret is one of Israel’s most celebrated writers. He is the author of six collections of stories that have been translated into more than thirty languages, and most recently the memoir THE SEVEN GOOD YEARS, published first in English. In the U.S., his work has ... (continued)
Length: 1 hr 40 mins

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