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Theatre and Dance in New York City This Week - March 11-March 18

March 11, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Theatre and Dance in New York City This Week
From Broadway to Off Broadway to Off Off Broadway, with neighborhood theatre performances also in the mix, if it's happening on stage in New York you'll find it in City Guide's calendar. That includes dance, with contemporary performances at places like The Joyce Theater joined by classics like the New York City Ballet.

The Mountaintop - Queens Theatre
March 11, 2018 - Corona

by Katori Hall Directed by Shirley Jo Finney Presented by L.A. Theatre Works Susan Albert Loewenberg, Producing Director Following their lively, entertaining production of The Graduate, L.A. Theatre Works returns to Queens Theatre with Katori Hall's internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop. On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside room 306 of The Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Winner of the prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Play, The Mountaintop imagines what may have transpired in the overnight hours between the legendary civil rights leader and a seemingly inconsequential hotel maid, giving us a glimpse into the human side of Martin Luther King Jr. "…L.A. Theatre Works has proven to be original, exciting, and…highly theatrical…" - American Theatre Magazine

Afterwork Theater Presents Sing Out: Dance Breaks - 14 Street Y
March 11, 2018 - New york

AfterWork Theater is heading to Broadway to visit some of the most show-stopping song and dance numbers! We'll celebrate shows such as A Chorus Line, Chicago, Newsies and Dream Girls! Get ready to enjoy all the many genres that musical theater has to offer, as we belt some tunes and form some kick lines!

Thug Passion Presents: - Union Hall
March 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

Thug Passion Presents is an interactive celebration of classic Black movies through commentary, music, movie clips, and live table reads by hilarious comedians from all over the country. Each show has is a fun combination of belly laughs, crowd participation, and even dancing.

Moscow Festival Ballet in Cinderella - Lehman Center For The Performing Arts
March 11, 2018 - New York

The timeless fairy tale ballet comes to the Lehman Center this season to delight the young and not so young alike. The world-famous Moscow Festival Ballet presents Cinderella. Often considered the finest achievement of the classical ballet, this work offers a grandiose and refined blending of traditional mime, expressive pas d'action and spectacular divertissements in a lavish theatrical setting. Majestic costumes, stunning choreography, and a magical stage illuminate this classic fairytale for all ages. The Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 by Sergei Radchenko, legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet. Radchenko brought together the elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent company. Since its inception, the group has toured internationally to great acclaim.

Dear Evan Hansen - Music Box Theatre
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted: A chance to finally fit in. Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is the new American musical about life and the way we live it. Dear Evan Hansen has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere. The New York Times calls it "a gorgeous new musical for anyone with a beating heart." And NBC Nightly News calls this bold new musical "an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond."

Hamilton - Richard Rodgers Theatre
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

Hamilton is the story of the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on the new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. From bastard orphan to Washington's right-hand man, rebel to war hero, a loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal, to the Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton's lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their mark in this astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - Stephen Sondheim Theatre
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

The fascinating life of one of pop music's greatest performers and songwriters takes center stage in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The show begins just before Brooklyn native Carol Klein composes her first hit song, "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," in 1959 when she is 17, pregnant and newly married to 20-year-old lyricist Gerry Goffin. In the decade that follows, King and Goffin produce a string of classic hits while forming a lasting friendship with another composing couple, Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. When Carole's personal life begins falling apart, she responds by stepping out of the shadows with Tapestry, a deeply personal collection of songs that becomes one of the best-selling albums of all time.

Wicked - Gershwin Theatre
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another girl, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one "good," and the other one "wicked." With a thrilling score that includes the hits "Defying Gravity," "Popular" and "For Good," Wicked has been hailed by The New York Times as "the defining musical of the decade." Time Magazine cheers, "if every musical had the brain, the heart, and the courage of Wicked, Broadway really would be a magical place." The Gershwin Theatre on 50th Street and Broadway is that magical place. From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story. It will send your spirits soaring to heights you'll never forget.

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble - Actors Fund Arts Center
Through March 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble, the major custodian of the vast repertory of works by legendary modern dance pioneer Anna Sokolow, will present an evening of rarely seen Sokolow works, including "Moods," which has not been performed since the late 1970's, along with "Dreams," inspired by her nightmares of the Holocaust; and "Preludes," to music by George Gershwin. The 14-member company will be joined by guests David Glista of the Limon Dance Company, Jennifer Conley, former soloist with the Martha Graham Dance Company performing Sokolow's lyrical solo "Poem," and returning company member Clarence Brooks, dancing guest choreographer Leni Wylliams "Sweet in the Morning," Wylliams' tribute to his mentors Eleo Pomare and Talley Beatty.

Platonov, or A Play with No Name - New Ohio Theatre
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

Blessed Unrest presents Platonov, or A Play with No Name Translated and adapted by Laura Wickens from the play by Anton Chekhov Directed by Jessica Burr A man of status with questionable sexual ethics runs rampage. A society fixated on the chaos of the moment ignores their collapsing economic system. A culture of open gun possession leads to rash and deadly consequences. Sounds familiar? Blessed Unrest’s raw and sexy rendition of Platonov, or A Play with No Name, in new translation and adaptation by playwright Laura Wickens, shows how Chekhov, nearly 150 years ago in Russia, was piercing through the issues that are highly relevant in America today. Her adaptation does away with all the father figures – except for the protagonist – and relocates the story to the rural South, a milieu in which the antidote to boredom is an entangled web of salacious scandals. Sometimes endearing and often reproachable, the titular character emerges as a man whose shortcomings run rampant due to enablers who surround him. Cast: Irina Abraham Chigiryov, Ashley Hildreth, Javon Minter, Darrell Stokes, Becca Schneider, and Taylor Valentine. Dramaturgy: Jessi Blue Gormezano Costume design: ... (read more)

Big Gay Sing X - NYU Skirball
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

Celebrate 10 years of Big Gay Sing-ing in this spectacular performance! We'll bring back crowd-pleasing favorites, serve up memories and nostalgia galore, and infuse the whole party with the newest hits in this biggest of the big, gayest of the gay, sing-along smash! Now is the time to lend your voice, singing out loud, bold and proud, as we kick up our heels and proclaim both the glory of our past and the wide-open future. Outrageous drag queens, iconic gay anthems, and over-the-top performances with NYCGMC's talented soloists and full-chorus wall of sound make Big Gay Sing X the most sought-after ticket of the season. Everybody's included, so don't miss out on the fun!

La Casa De Bernarda Alba - Repertorio Español
March 13, 2018 - New York

Federico García Lorca's tragedy that unfolds in a cloistered world of women in 1930s Spain. "Hatred, jealousy and despair come to life, almost as characters in their own right, in the Repertorio Español's Spanish-language production of 'La casa de Bernarda Alba'… García Lorca's grim satisfaction in exposing the pretensions, self-deceits and destructive willfulness of Bernarda Alba and her five daughters in a world of women who are all victims is almost palpable." – The New York Times

Isadora for Adults - 92Y
March 13, 2018 - Upper East Side

Isadora Duncan's rich legacy at the roots of Modern Dance encompasses formal technical training, while tapping students' own creative resources for performance and the creation of new works.

Freedom Train - Garde Arts Center
March 14, 2018 - New London

Freedom Train tells the thrilling story of Harriet Tubman, the Moses of her people, in a fascinating series of highly theatrical scenes that use dance, dialogue, and music of the period. Songs include "Follow the Drinking Gourd," "Steal Away," "Wade in the Water," "Good News, the Chariot's A-comin'," and many others still sung today. Freedom Train is the story of self-sacrifice, dedication and survival, laced with warmth and a sense of humor that celebrates the human spirit -- a universal story for all.

A Footnote in Ballet History - 14 Street Y
March 15, 2018 - New york

This addition of FTHM focuses on the role of Egyptian Prima Ballerina Magda Saleh in the development of ballet in Egypt and as a broader celebration of Egyptian dance in all its forms.

The Longest Road: A Catan Musical Parody - The PIT Loft
March 16, 2018 - New York

Ghost Girl Productions presents The Longest Road: A Catan Musical Parody, based on the beloved board game Settlers of Catan created by Klaus Teuber. Settlers have left their homes to find salvation on the Island of Catan under the guidance of cult leader, Jeebus. Tina, currently holds the longest road, but will she for long? Maybe. Come join us as we build settlements, roads, cities, alliances and grudges while we learn about the power of friendship through intense competition that brings out the worst in everyone. Book & Lyrics by Samantha Evans and Casey Tucker Music by Genevieve Wilson Directed by Nikki DiLoreto Choreography by Joyah Spangler Props & Costumes by Grace Agnew

El Coronel No Tiene QuiéN Le Escriba - Repertorio Español
March 16, 2018 - New York

The story covers a few months in the life of a colonel whose pension, delayed 15 years by an overwhelming bureaucracy, becomes an obsession. Reduced to penury despite his veteran status, the protagonist and his wife live in anticipation of his pay. But every Friday the mail launch, the only apparent contact with the outside world, comes and goes with the same declaration from the postmaster, "Nothing for the colonel. No one writes to the colonel."

A Footnote in Ballet History - 14 Street Y
March 16, 2018 - New york

This addition of FTHM focuses on the role of Egyptian Prima Ballerina Magda Saleh in the development of ballet in Egypt and as a broader celebration of Egyptian dance in all its forms.

Heather Villaescusa - Dont Tell Mama
March 16, 2018 - New York

Singer Winner of Mama's Next Big Act! Competition Musical Direction by Steven Ray Watkins Direction by Lennie watts $20.00 cover charge and a 2 drink minimum per person $15.00 cover charge and a 2 drink minimum per person MAC CASH ONLY Seating from 3:30pm Approximate running time: 65 minutes

GO 90s with The Fresh Kids of Bel-Air - The Capitol Theatre
March 17, 2018 - Port Chester

The Fresh Kids of Bel -Air is a 6-piece band based in NYC who have come together to put on the dopest live '90s show in the country. Every Friday night at (Le) Poisson Rouge the Fresh Kids take the stage and perform the biggest 90s hits you loved when you were still rocking butterfly clips and feeding your Furby. But the band doesn't stop at Fridays on Bleecker Street in NYC - they are taking the COUNTRY by storm, playing legendary venues like The Capitol Theatre and now headlining Garcia's, Union Transfer, The Paramount and Penn's Peak! Seriously, they are all that and a bag of chips

A Centennial Celebration of Jerome Robbins - 92nd Street Y
March 17, 2018 - New York

New York Theatre Ballet The ever-popular New York Theatre Ballet returns to 92Y celebrating Jerome Robbins' 100th birthday with a program of three of his rarely seen ballets: Septet, Concertino and Rondo. Septet and Concertino were choreographed in 1982 for New York City Ballet's Stravinsky Centennial celebration and Rondo, with music by Mozart, premiered at New York City Ballet in 1980. Join us in celebrating Jerome Robbins, one of the greatest of all American choreographers.

Valor, Agravio Y Mujer - Repertorio Español
March 17, 2018 - New York

In this comedy of honor, Ana Caro criticizes the customs of her era and the position of women in the social order while ridiculing through parody the erotic myth of Don Juan. The protagonist, Leonor, seeks to recover her lost honor against Don Juan who made a false promise of marriage while seducing her. To revenge herself, Leonor dresses in male attire (a common technique in Spanish Golden Age Theatre), calls herself Leonardo, and pretends to be a rival suitor for her hand. Don Juan has already moved to seduce the Duchess Estela, who in turn falls in love with "Leonardo." After a series of deceits and much ado, Leonor denounces Don Juan and regains her honor by forcing him into marriage with her. Although a typical finale for a 17th century Spanish play, the unconventional aspect is that a woman has solved her own misfortune without the help of a man.

Tap (Open Level) - 92Y
March 17, 2018 - Upper East Side

The class is designed for those who have accomplished the basic tap foundations.We offer a blend of styles in our tap classes, ranging from the classic Broadway Tap moves of 42nd Street and Fred Astaire movies to the freestyle Rhythm Tap made popular by Savion Glover! Learn the basics and get your body moving in a safe, encouraging atmosphere. Spend six weeks learning basic tap vocabulary, class etiquette and proper warm-up techniques.

The Phantom of the Opera - Majestic Theatre
Through March 17, 2018 - New York

Based on the 1910 horror novel by Gaston Leroux, which has been adapted into countless films, The Phantom of the Opera follows a deformed composer who haunts the grand Paris Opera House. Sheltered from the outside world in an underground cavern, the lonely, romantic man tutors and composes operas for Christine, a gorgeous young soprano star-to-be. As Christine's star rises, and a handsome suitor from her past enters the picture, the Phantom grows mad, terrorizing the opera house owners and company with his murderous ways. Still, Christine finds herself drawn to the mystery man. Audiences agree—The Phantom of the Opera is Broadway's longest-running hit. Ever.

The Lightning Thief - Queens Theatre
March 18, 2018 - Corona

Presented by Theatreworks USA Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy is the prime suspect. This exceptional show was nominated for Outstanding Musical from the Lortel Awards and for Best Family Show from the Off Broadway Alliance.

A Footnote in Ballet History - 14 Street Y
March 18, 2018 - New york

This addition of FTHM focuses on the role of Egyptian Prima Ballerina Magda Saleh in the development of ballet in Egypt and as a broader celebration of Egyptian dance in all its forms.

La CancióN - Repertorio Español
March 18, 2018 - New York

"La canción" is the humorous and refreshing story of Rafa, a young man from The Bronx with a passion for music. One night, Rafa dreams of a song he has never heard before and when he awakens he inexplicably knows the lyrics to the song. Captivated by the song and with the desire to adapt it to urban music, Rafa embarks on a quest to find its author, but in his search unexpectedly discovers the truth about his origins. In this new musical, Rafa tells his story through an amalgam of musical genres from Rap to tropical tunes like Salsa, Merengue and Bachata.

Hamilton - Richard Rodgers Theatre
Through March 18, 2018 - New York

Hamilton is the story of the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on the new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. From bastard orphan to Washington's right-hand man, rebel to war hero, a loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal, to the Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton's lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their mark in this astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind.

Wicked - Gershwin Theatre
Through March 18, 2018 - New York

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another girl, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one "good," and the other one "wicked." With a thrilling score that includes the hits "Defying Gravity," "Popular" and "For Good," Wicked has been hailed by The New York Times as "the defining musical of the decade." Time Magazine cheers, "if every musical had the brain, the heart, and the courage of Wicked, Broadway really would be a magical place." The Gershwin Theatre on 50th Street and Broadway is that magical place. From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story. It will send your spirits soaring to heights you'll never forget.

"Extreme Weather" - La Mama E.T.C.
Through March 18, 2018 - New York

Set during the record hot summers of 2004 and 2012, the play pits a scientist named John Bjornson against his twin sister, Jeanne, in a no-holds barred struggle over land ownership and the future use of their family's wilderness estate. "Extreme Weather" was developed by theater three collaborative, in a series of readings and workshops at the Cherry Lane Theater. The producers feel that, as opposed to 2014, when climate change was more theoretically foreseen, "Extreme Weather" is now a play whose time has come. "The play is no longer bringing the news," says playwright Malpede, "it is only reflecting it."

"Subway Story (a shooting)" - Theater for the New City
Through March 18, 2018 - New York City

Innumerable American children and teens are exposed to gun violence at home, in school, in their communities and in the media. In "Subway Story (A Shooting)," playwright/director William Electric Black means to elucidate the pressures that drive the epidemic in young people. The piece is the final installment of his five-play GUNPLAYS Series, which has dramatized the epidemic of gun violence using differing approaches and theatrical styles. Theater for the New City, which has presented the entire series, will mount "Subway Story (A Shooting)," its final installment, February 22 to March 18 in its Community Theater.

MACBETH - Harlem School of the Arts
Through March 18, 2018 - New York

On Friday, March 9, students enrolled in the theater and acting programs at the famed Harlem School of the Arts, under the guidance of Alfred Preisser, Artistic Director & Chair of the Theatre Department, will launch the 2018 theater season with a production of Shakespeare’s MACBETH. For two consecutive weekends on Friday and Saturdays at 7:00 PM, and on Sundays at 3:00 PM, March 9 – 18, at HSA Theatre, 649 Saint Nicholas Avenue. Following the successful student presentations of Euripides' MEDEA and Trojan Women, the HSA Theatre Alliance is taking an important step forward in tackling one of Shakespeare’s most popular tragedies, Macbeth. After general Macbeth, loyal to King Duncan, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become king himself, Macbeth is overcome by greed and ambition. Cast and crew include: Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Alfred Preisser Assistant Direction by Josiah Fluker-McInnis STARRING  Dane Clarke II Adia Jefferson Miles Cuffie Archer Mia Brito Naija Delong Sumaiya Dickens Josiah Fluker-McInnis Geneva Foster-Narvaez  Otto Grimwood Jayden Hairston Lucia Herndon Reese Kwabi Kyara Mahlen  Malik M... (read more)

Hello, From the Children of Planet Earth - The Duke On 42nd Street
Through March 24, 2018 - New York

Friends William and Betsy haven't seen each other since high school. They've both followed their dreams, but something is missing: his all-consuming job at NASA doesn't leave time for a family, and she can't bear another unsuccessful round of IVF with her partner Shoshana. When Betsy texts William out the blue and asks him to be her sperm donor, both friends are forced to make decisions that will shape the rest of their lives. Directed by Jade King Carroll, this new comedy by Don Nguyen explores a different sort of coming of age - when dreams give way to plans, and idealism becomes realism.

Estrogenius Festival 2018 - Kraine theater
Through March 25, 2018 - NYC

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Manhattan Theatre Source will present the 2018 EstroGenius Festival, the longest running festival celebrating the work of women and gender non-conforming artists in NYC. Begun in Manhattan Theatre Source in 2000 as a short-play festival, the festival has launched and supported hundreds of artists in its 18 years. 2017 was the festival’s first time in its new home The Kraine Theatre on E. 4th St.

Naked Boys Singing! - Theatre Row
Through March 31, 2018 - New York

Now in it's 17th smash year - Naked Boys Singing continues to prove that clothes alone do not make the man! In this all-male, all-nude, musical comedy revue 6 gorgeous and talent young men entertain for 60 minutes through hilarious original music including the songs "The Perky Little Pornstar", "Gratuitous Nudity", and more!

Town Stages Announces Inaugural Sokoloff Arts Fellows - Town Stages
Through March 31, 2018 - New York

Town Stages Announces Inaugural Sokoloff Arts Fellows Town Stages is proud to announce the 2018 slate of recipients of the annual Sokoloff Arts Fellowship: Jessica Anderson (with Stefanie Izzo, Alex Kocheva, Amy Stewart, and the Astoria Music Project), Caps Lock Theatre (Mariah MacCarthy, Melissa Lusk, Leta Tremblay), Joanna Carpenter, Matt Cox (with Kristin McCarthy Parker, Stephen Stout, and Colin Waitt), Ephrat Asherie Dance, Esperance Theater Company (Katie Hartke, Charlie Murphy, Ryan Quinn), Jono Freedrix, Jason Jacobs, Matthew Jellison, Christine Toy Johnson, Hyeyoung Kim and Shoshana Greenberg, Steven Kopp, Yan Li, Made with Sass (Samantha Slater), Jessie Mahon, MAWU, MelimelL Digital Art Design, Rebecca Odorisio, Pocket Universe (Alyssa May Gold), Charlotte Purser, Richard Pictures Presents (David Hilder and Dan McCoy), Ripening (Vanessa Walters, and Brian Gonzalez aka Taxiplasm), Andy Scott, Shallow Graves(Jenny Lester and Juliana Jurenas), Crystal Skillman, The Long Table (David Loewy, Noah Reece, Greg Taubman, Jocelyn Vammer), The Rigano Songbook (David and Paul Rigano), Jamila Youngstedt.  

DOGS OF RWANDA - Urban Stages
Through March 31, 2018 - New York

New York: Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director), will close its 34th season with the New York Premiere of Sean Christopher Lewis’s DOGS OF RWANDA, directed by Frances Hill and Peter Napolitano. This limited engagement at Urban Stages (259 West 30th Street), begins performances on Friday, March 9, opens on Monday, March 12 and will run through Saturday, March 31, 2018. Tickets for are $35 ($25 during previews; $50 on opening and $15 student rush) and may be purchased via OvationTix at www.urbanstages.org or by phone at 1.866.811.4111. 16-year-old David finds himself in Uganda as a church missionary. He follows the girl of his dreams into the woods as the Rwandan genocide erupts. 20 years later and half a world away, he still can’t escape what happened and publishes a book on the events. When a note arrives reading, “There are untruths here,” David finds himself back in those woods with the boy he tried to save, in a journey towards redemption and forgiveness.Performance Schedule Previews: Fri., March 9 at 2pm & 7:30pm, Sat., March 10 at 3pm & 8pm, Sun., March 11, 3pm & 7pm. Opening Night: Mon., March 12 at 7:30pm. Regular Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursd... (read more)

The Marvelous Wonderettes - Theatre Row
Through April 01, 2018 - New York

Take a trip back to Springfield High as we follow the singing quartet, The Marvelous Wonderettes,, from a hilarious last minute performance at their 1958 senior prom to their 10 year reunion. Told through the biggest pop hits of the decades - "It's My Party", "Leader of the Pack", "Mr. Sandman", "Lollipop", "Respect", and more!

The Book of Mormon - Eugene O'Neill Theatre
Through April 02, 2018 - New York

From the creative geniuses behind South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, with music by Robert Lopaz, co-composer of Avenue Q and Frozen, comes the smash hit comedy musical The Book of Mormon!! After seeing Avenue Q, Parker and Stone were inspired to create a musical of their own with Robert Lopez, and began meeting to discuss and write – a process which, including research involving a trip to Salt Lake City to meet Mormon missionaries, took almost 7 years. It was well worth the wait – the Book of Mormon took Broadway by storm, setting record ticket sales for the Eugene O’Neil Theatre, and winning nine Tony Awards including Best Musical!

Blue Man Group - Astor Place Theatre
Through April 05, 2018 - New York

Blue Man Group will rock your world, blow your mind, and unleash your spirit. Leave your expectations at the door and let three bald and blue men take you on a spectacular journey bursting with music, laughter and surprises. 35 million people of all ages, languages and cultures know what Blue Man Group is really about. Now it's your turn. DARE TO LIVE IN FULL COLOR.

Brooklyn Music School Announces 2018 Mid-Winter Break and Spring Break Academies - Brooklyn Music School
Through April 06, 2018 - Brookyln

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) announces the Winter Break and Spring Break Academies! During the weeks of Winter Recess (February 19 - 23, 2018) and Spring Break (April 2 - 6, 2018), BMS provides day programing for students ages 5-12 years old. Students will have daily instruction in a range of classes including, Musical Theater, African Drums, Hip Hop, Drum Rhythmology, Guitar and Contemporary Dance.There is also a scheduled snack, lunch, creative time, and outdoor play at Fort Greene Park. Please note that snack/lunch is not provided. The program costs $80.00 per day, (8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.) with an additional $10.00 for extended day care until 6:00 p.m. Spaces are limited. Register online for the Mid-Winter Academy online here: https://www.brooklynmusicschool.org/midwinter-break-academy/, and the Spring Academy here: https://www.brooklynmusicschool.org/spring-break-academy/, or call Registration at 718-638-5660. The Brooklyn Music School views music and performance as the birthright of all people, an essential way that human beings connect with others and explore their creativity. The study of music has been demonstrated to enhance academic learning and helps to develop dis... (read more)

Three Small Irish Masterpieces - Irish Repertory Theater
Through April 15, 2018 - New York

A simple policeman looks into his heart and turns himself into a wide-eyed folk hero. A hungry trickster makes a hearty meal of a stone and a song. A poignant tale is told of a solitary man washed up by the sea on the faraway coast of Donegal. This is the stuff of which great drama can be wrought. A one-act play can achieve a kind of greatness. If that one-act play is written by John Millington Synge, Lady Gregory, or William Butler Yeats, surely it has a head start in that direction. With their romantic views of the past, and their wondrous sets of laws and techniques, these three plays, lovingly presented, full of politics, wild humor, unique displays of language, and finally, deep tragedy, come as close as can be to masterworks.

The Winter's Tale - Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center
Through April 15, 2018 - Brooklyn

In Her Productions for Tfana of Othello, King Lear, Ibsen's a Doll's House, and Strindberg's the Father, Arin Arbus (2017 Obie Award, the Skin of Our Teeth), Brilliantly Explored Marriage, Jealousy, and Family. Now, for the First Time, She Stages Shakespeare's the Winter's Tale, a Haunting Late Romance That Is Half-Tragedy, Half-Comedy. a Tyrant's Accusations of Infidelity, a Shattered Family and Marriage, Miraculous Rescue of Children, a Thief so Clever We Take His Side, Time Personified, a Statue Magically Sprung to Life, And, Not to Forget, a Ferocious Bear: Only Shakespeare Could Make a Story as Fantastically Eventful and Improbable into Cohesive, Soul-Stirring Drama.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2017-18 Season at the Kumble Theater at LIU - Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn
Through April 28, 2018 - Brooklyn

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts announces seven performance at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn for the 2017-18 season Featuring jazz performances by the Tierney Sutton Band, Kenny Barron, and Alicia Olatuja, the return of seasonal favorites Lunar New Year Celebration and Step Afrika, and more! Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is thrilled to announce a series of seven performances at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn as part of its 2017-18 season. Brooklyn Center will announce additional performances in the fall in conjunction with the opening of the new Leonard and Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.   "We are thrilled to continue our commitment to presenting world-class artists to the diverse communities of  Brooklyn," said Jon Yanofsky, the Director of Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts. "Since our home base of Whitman Theatre will be closed for twelve months for much-needed structural repairs, the upcoming season will be presented in two alternative spaces, allowing us the opportunity to share more intimate arts experiences with our audience." The season opens on October 21, 2017 with the Tie... (read more)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2017-2018 Season - New York City
Through May 30, 2018 -

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen, announces an exciting 2017-18 season.    The season will begin at American Dance Guild's 60th Year Anniversary in Citigroup Theatre at Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in New York. Ms. Chen will then go to Case Western Reserve University to adapt one of her signature dances, Bamboo Prayer, on the Dance Department students in their prestigious MFA program. In the 2017-2018 season, the Company will continue to be in residence at the New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ with extensive community activities including dance curriculum planning, teaching and rehearsing, research and choreography.  The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is honored to have been selected in two prestigious regional arts presenter conference this year. First, by Southern Arts to appear in the annual Performing Arts Exchange's prestigious juried showcase program at the Rialto Center in Atlanta on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5:30pm. On October 18 at 9:30pm, the Company will be performing in Arts Northwest's juried showcase in Seattle, WA. In January and February 2018, to c... (read more)

Angels in America - Neil Simon Theatre
Through July 08, 2018 - Times Square Theater District

Additional Accessibility Details Wheelchairs: One location at extreme side of orchestra. Patron purchases aisle seat and adjacent seat. Transfer optional. Seating: Orchestra on ground level. Mezzanine and lounges reached only by stairs.Seats 1,334. ElevatorEscalator: There are no elevators or escalators at this theatre. Parking: Valet parking garage: Broadway & 52nd St. Curb Ramps: SW corner of 52nd St. & Broadway; SE corner of 52nd Street & 8th Ave. Entrance: Double doors in series: 1st set (each 29.5") to outer lobby; slope down to 2nd set (each 30") to inner lobby. Incline (1:10) to orchestra level. Box Office: Outer lobby. Counter 46.5". Restroom: Unisex: Orchestra level. Water Fountain: Lower lounge, in restrooms. Telephone: Lower lounge. Assisted Listening System: Infrared. Occasional sign language interpreted performances.

Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Peter B Lewis Theater
Through July 29, 2018 - New York

Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season Highlights: - Commissions by Ryan McNamara, Jodi Melnick, and Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung - Music of Golden Globe Award-winning series Mozart in the Jungle - Behind the scenes access to Carousel, Jerry Springer-The Opera,and Reasons to Be Pretty Happy - American Ballet Theatre, Jacob's Pillow, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Washington Ballet previews - Breaking Bread with Balanchine on Russian Easter with Meryl Rosofsky and New York City Ballet dancers   "An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process" -The New York Times   (NEW YORK, NY - December 4, 2017) -Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its Spring 2018 Season. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. Programs explore the creative process through stimulating artist discussions and riveting performance highlights. Each 70-minute program takes place in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. Additional information is available at worksandprocess.org.   Lea... (read more)

A Bronx Tale - Longacre Theatre
Through January 28, 2019 - New York

A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical that takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.

A Bronx Tale - Longacre Theatre
Through February 04, 2019 - New York

A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical that takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.

A Bronx Tale - Longacre Theatre
Through February 11, 2019 - New York

A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical that takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.

A Bronx Tale - Longacre Theatre
Through February 18, 2019 - New York

A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical that takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.

A Bronx Tale - Longacre Theatre
Through February 25, 2019 - New York

A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical that takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.

A Bronx Tale - Longacre Theatre
Through March 04, 2019 - New York

A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical that takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.

Haruki Murakami's Sleep - BAM Fisher
Through December 02, 2020 - Fort Greene

THEATER Adapted by Naomi Iizuka Directed and devised by Rachel Dickstein and Ripe Time Part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival "This is my 17th straight day without sleep." A Japanese housewife's mundane existence of chores and grocery shopping explodes when a haunting dream leads her to cast sleep aside, releasing her into a world of danger and the thrill of the unknown. Based on the 1994 short story by the beloved Japanese author Haruki Murakami (The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle), this hypnotic physical theater piece by Brooklyn-based, Obie Award-winning company Ripe Time follows one woman beyond the bounds of society. Led by a powerhouse female creative team—including director Rachel Dickstein and playwright Naomi Iizuka—and featuring an original score performed live by NewBorn Trio, this playful and eerie journey takes audiences through a wakeful realm where bodies float, ghosts lurk, and daylight rules no longer apply.

Dear Evan Hansen - Music Box Theatre
Through December 31, 2020 -

DEAR EVAN HANSEN MUSICAL PRODUCTION REVIEW Dear Evan Hansen has surpassed Josh Groban as Broadway’s biggest new hit. With $1.1 million in its pockets, this musical is creating a huge buzz that is drawing ardent fans across the board. Its average ticket price of $141 remains one of the highest box office rates in its niche. This amazing hit was originally in book form and the creativity of Steven Levenson led to its seamless transition to a wave-making high school musical. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul wrote the musicals for Dear Evan Hansen. It is on track to be one of the most successful pieces of musical theater ever to originate in Washington. The plot is centered on the peculiar problem of communicating in a time where technology has made it easier to reach out to people. Evan Hansen is a friendless high school student who achieves Internet fame due to a misunderstanding he perpetuates in regards to his supposed closeness to another troubled classmate who committed suicide. The twists in the story line help to accentuate the challenges that the younger generation face in today’s world. The gripping effects of the story and the raw show of emotions make this story one of the ... (read more)

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