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Theatre and Dance in New York City This Week - March 22-March 29

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.

She Persisted, The Musical - Linda Gross Theater
Through March 22, 2020 - New York

She Persisted, The Musical is a rallying cry for all of those tiny feminists, mini activists and little ones ready to take on the world, one dream at a time! In this trailblazing new musical for young audiences based on Chelsea Clintons best-selling book, fourth-grader Naomis field trip to a Womens History Museum turns into a time travel adventure where she encounters inspirational women overcoming barriers and making waves. Recommended for children 5+ but welcomes kids of all ages.

Nt Live: Fleabag - 2537 Broadway
Through March 22, 2020 - New York

Actress, producer, and writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge continues to gain accolades for her BBC hit TV series, Fleabag.

Trolls Live - The Landmark at 57 West
Through March 22, 2020 - New York

Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch and their friends come to life on-stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour! The journey begins when the Trolls' Hug Time is unexpectedly put at risk. Knowing that the only way to save it is by doing what the Trolls do best, Poppy hosts a toe-tapping, Trolls-tastic show, jam-packed with all the epic music, glitter, humor and happiness only the Trolls can create. This is one Trolls party you won't want to miss!

ERTH'S PREHISTORIC AQUARIUM ADVENTURE THE MYSTERY OF THE DINOSAURS OF THE DEEP - The Madison Theatre
March 23, 2020 - Rockville Centre

The creators of Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure this time to the bottom of the ocean.

SALONE! - roulette intermedium
March 24, 2020 - Brooklyn

Join the Society of Fellows of the American Academy for an evening of performance, Prosecco, food and conversation!About this Event :: SALONE!A multi-media /live performance event showcasing the work of world renowned choreographers, artists, composers, actors and artisans who each have been awarded the prestigious Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. The premiere event will be held March 24, 2020 at Roulette in Brooklyn, New York.Featured Performing Artists:[Molissa Fenley and Company] will dance the first variation of Cosmati Variations, a work in five variations created at the American Academy in Rome, 2008. Music by John Cage First Construction in Metal. Performed by Christiana Axelsen, Molissa Fenley and Timothy Ward.[Colin Gee] will perform John, an excerpt from a solo work entitled Frontier, which was developed at the American Academy in Rome in 2012. Music by Erin Gee[Erin Gee] will sing several solo vocal pieces from her Mouthpiece series: Mouthpiece-I, Yamaguchi Mouthpieces, and Akiguchi Mouthpiece.[John Kelly] will perform an excerpt from The Escape Artist. Based on an actual event, the work includes video sequences created while in resid... (read more)

The Bachelor Live On Stage - Palace Theatre
March 24, 2020 - Albany

The most successful reality romance series in the history of television is coming to your hometown. The Bachelor Live On Stage Official Tour guarantees all the drama, the gossip and the romance of your favorite TV show in one delightful evening for the ultimate fan party. Previous Bachelor and Bachelorette favorites will serve as your hosts, as one eligible hometown Bachelor is introduced to local ladies from the audience for a chance at love.For the first time ever, Bachelor Nation will have a say in the rose ceremony. From the first impression rose to group date challenges and coveted one-on-ones, watch it all unfold live on stage. Audience members and hosts will guide the Bachelor in his journey to find love

En El Tiempo DE Las Mariposas - Repertorio Espanol
March 25, 2020 - Manhattan

By Caridad Svich | Directed by Jos ZayasBased on Julia lvarez's novel.Premium seats available.Running time: 1 hr 40 min. No intermission.Photo by Michael Palma.Recommended for all audiences"Zayas' inventive production, in which the use of video projections and animation help create a poetic language of stagecraft. The seven member cast is effective in reminding us that, in past eras too, despots only seemed invincible." BackstagePerformed in Spanish with English supertitles By request for matinee performances.

8 in Show - Dixon Place
March 25, 2020 - New York

Curated by Sangeeta Yesley

Toxic Masculinity: The Musical - 54 Below
March 25, 2020 - new york

Gavin and Trent, two of the worlds greatest bachelors, are here to teach you (the lame and hopeless audience), how to pick up women and live their lifestyle. So, pull a stool up to the bar as they rescue your lame ass through song, sketches, and the strong power of bromance. What could possibly go wrong? Toxic Masculinity is General Managed by LDK Productions and Executive Produced by Lisa Dozier King and Joe Trentacosta. Toxic Masculinity plays Feinsteins/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Wednesday, March 25, at 9:30 pm (doors open at 9 pm). Tickets are $25/$35 & $60 (Premium) plus a $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com or by calling (646) 476-3551.

"Sanctuary" Dance by Lindsey Hanson - The Gallery at W83
March 26, 2020 - New York

Lindsey Hansons "Sanctuary" activates the modern architecture of her church, Redeemer West Side, with dancers from The Lindsey Hanson Collective performing amid, over and sometimes under the pews, exploring themes of connection and perspective, and the slow or sudden ways both can shift.

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn OPENING NIGHT (POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL) - Theatre Row
March 26, 2020 - New York

Romeo & Bernadette is a must see for musical comedy lovers and Shakespeare fans alike.Romeo yes, THAT Romeo - awakens and finds himself in 1960 Brooklyn, chasing a girl he believes is his beloved Juliet. But no, it's Bernadette, the beautiful, foul-mouthed daughter of a crime family in this wild spoof of Shakespeare's timeless tale."Laugh-out-loud funny! Excellent performances!" TheatermaniaPictured: Anna Kostakis and Nikita BurshteynPhoto credit: Russ Rowland"The perfect combination of love and laughs!" Broadway World"Uproarious! A madcap time-traveling rom-com!" DC Metro,"A smart, melodic breath of fresh air! Nutty and very funny." Talk Entertainment"A Broadway-quality production in an Off-Broadway house for an Off-Broadway price." Frequent Business Traveller.

Michael Novak and the Paul Taylor Dancers - The National Arts Club
March 26, 2020 - New York

For 64 years dance-maker Paul Taylor created radical, funny, horrific, and beautiful dances. Before his death in 2018 he chose his successor, Michael Novak, who writes, The year 1962 marks a significant moment in Pauls history; his early explorations in Modernism shifted radically.This program is curated to present two dances that premiered four months apart in 1962 and represent this pivotal time in art and dance. Tracer, the 12th and final collaboration with Robert Rauschenberg, is an austere and experimental piece, with graphic costumes. Aureole, to Handels music, is a graceful, joyful, life-affirming work.

Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute present Dai Matsuoka in Hijikata's Three Chapters - triskelion arts
Through March 26, 2020 - Brooklyn

In memory of Yoshito Ohno, Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute in collaboration with Triskelion Arts present Dai Matsuokain Hijikata's Three Chapters Directed by Yoshito Ohno on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8pm at Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY. Tickets are $18, and can be purchased by phone at (212) 254-1109 or online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/triskelion-arts-vangeline-theater-the-new-york-butoh-institute-present-hijikatas-three-chapters-tickets-86947144249.

Movie Night: The Scores of John Williams - Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
March 27, 2020 - New York

The New York Pops, led by Steven Reineke, performs the iconic music of five-time Academy Award winner John Williams including songs from Star Wars, Harry Potter, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Schindlers List, The Witches of Eastwick, and Memoirs of a Geisha.

Hearts on the Wall - Dixon Place
March 27, 2020 - New York

Jordan BeanA quarterly variety show featuring fresh, new theater, comedy and literature, curated by Jordan Bean.

They Will Take My Island - The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
March 27, 2020 - New York

They Will Take My Island, a multimedia portrait concert featuring the works of Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian, will be performed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of the MetLiveArts series. Unreleased scenes and highly personal short films by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) are given original new scores by Kouyoumdjian in the world premiere of MetLiveArts commission, They Will Take My Island (2020). The JACK Quartet and newly formed Silvana Quartet join forces to form the ensemble. Kouyoumdjian's string quartets Bombs of Beirut, performed by the Silvana Quartet, and Silent Cranes, performed by the JACK Quartet, explore her family's history with the Lebanese Civil War and Armenian Genocide through survivor testimonies and documentary with projections by multimedia designer, painter, photographer, and textile designer Laurie Olinder.

Rhythm Revue Retro Soul Dance Party With Felix Hernandez at Le Poisson Rouge - Le Poisson Rouge
March 28, 2020 - Brooklyn

Rhythm Revue dance parties are New York's biggest and longest-running classic soul dances.

54 Sings Broadway's Greatest Hits! - Feinstein's/54 Below
March 28, 2020 - New York

Previous volumes of this Scott Siegel concert event hit Feinstein's/54 Below like lightning! This was the show that every musical theater-lover had been waiting for and now we're going to do it again, with a brand new line-up of Broadway's Greatest Hit Songs of All Time!If you skip through cast albums just to hear the very best songs in each show, this is the nightclub concert event for you. If you love the classics of the Great White Way, come and hear the songs that made Broadway great, that made your heart soar, that you used to sing (maybe still do) in the shower! But at Feinstein's/54 Below, you will hear the greatest Broadway songs of all time performed by today's greatest stars, singing them straight up, the way you want to hear them!And who better to produce/direct/host this show than the creator of Town Hall's critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year series, Scott Siegel, creator of more than 200 major concert events centered on Broadway music! Broadway's Greatest Hit Songs of All Time will be a thrilling night that you won't forget

A Palo Seco: Flamenco - Flushing Town Hall
March 28, 2020 - Flushing

This family-friendly production features live dance and music in a vibrant and entertaining production full of color, rhythm, and emotions. Explanations and interactive exercises are intermixed with high-energy performance pieces, as well as plenty of audience participation. Audience members of all ages learn about the history and geography of Southern Spain and are taught how to play castanets and las palmas, rhythmic hand-clapping. They are also led through Flamenco's prototypical "zapateo"(footwork) and are invited to join the artists on stage to do a short dance number at the end. This top-notch performance gives family members of all ages a true taste of the Southern Spanish art of Flamenco; children and parents alike will leave with a big "Ole!"

Colleen Thomas: light and desire - New York Live Arts
Through March 28, 2020 - New York

Transition.Change.Going nowhere.Perception.Perception is 2/3rds of the law.This piece is about women artists during fascist times.Oppression.Going backwards.Smile. Stupid.Simple. Whore. Sexy. Prude.The art of manipulation.Crazy.Loud.Grating.Palatable.Transition. Change.Created against the backdrop of increasing extremism worldwide, light and desire is a piece that must be made, words that must be said, and truths that must be told. Thomas joins five women artists from Venezuela (Carla Forte), Hungary/Germany (Ildiko Toth), Poland (Joanna Lesnierowska), Albania/ Greece (Ermira Goro), and North America (Rosalynde LeBlanc), taking a personal and universal look at how women artists cope under oppressive and manipulative power structures. This feminist collective looks at the many moments of transition and asks how women hold, embody and express power all in in homage to Womens Month and the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents the New York premiere of EYESPOT Abdul Latif D2D/T - Baruch Performing Arts Center
Through March 28, 2020 - New York

Baruch Performing Arts Centerpresents the New York premiere of Abdul Latif'sEYESPOTfrom March 26-28, 2020 at 7:30pm at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $11-$26 and can be purchased online athttp://bit.ly/ALatifEyespot.Choreographer Abdul Latif premieresEYESPOT, an evening of original work set to classical Brahms compositions overlaid by live vocal rhythms. Latif's hybrid choreography embodies a ferocious intricacy and fearless physicality,tracing a movement etymology that connects multi-armed Hindu god modality and theorizations on da Vinci'sVitruvian Manwith intersections between classical ballet port de bras and house vogueing.InEYESPOT, Latif remixes Brahms'Three songs for 6 part Choir, Op. 42with vocal rhythm percussion compositions, performed live by Latif himself, and accompanied by bassist Ron Wasserman (New York City Ballet Orchestra member and New York Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra founder).This season, which marks the premiere of Mr. Latif's artist collective, harnesses the talents of collaborators including dancers Georgina Pazcoguin (NYCB) and Calvin Royal III (ABT)... (read more)

SWAN LAKE - The Madison Theatre
March 29, 2020 - Rockville Centre

The Russian National Ballet has been bringing timeless ballet classics to the stages of North America since 1999. Founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s, the company used their new-found creative freedom, influenced by the political movement, to invigorate the tradition of Russian Ballet with new developments in dance from around the world.

Sondheim Unplugged - Feinstein's/54 Below
March 29, 2020 - New York

BACK FOR SEASON TEN! A celebrated New York event since 2010, the BroadwayWorld and Bistro Award-winning series Sondheim Unplugged features some of Broadway and cabaret's most dynamic voices, accompanied by piano only, delving into the musical world of Broadway's master composer. Expect tunes from A Little Night Music, Company, Into the Woods, Follies, Passion, Dick Tracy and more. Past special guests have included original Sondheim cast members such as Len Cariou, Jim Walton, Donna McKechnie, Chip Zien & more so you never know who might drop in. Sondheim Unplugged is hosted by series creator Phil Geoffrey Bond, who will fill the audience in on Sondheimien facts, history & assorted tidbits of theatrical lore! Come join the party!

New York: Big City Songbook - Birdland Jazz Club
March 29, 2020 - New York

"New York: Big City Songbook"Created, scripted and hosted by Deborah Grace WinerFeaturing Klea Blackhurst, LaTanya Hall and Nicolas KingJohn Oddo - Music Director & ArrangementsDirected by Mark WaldropBirdland TheaterOctober 28, November 4 & 25 at 7:30pmBirdland Theater is proud to announce that "New York: Big City Songbook," will be on the stage for three very special nights, Sundays, October 28, November 4 and November 25, with shows at 7:30pm. The show stars Birdland favorites Klea Blackhurst, LaTanya Hall and Nicolas King."A triumph" raves The New York Times. Why have so many songwriters been compelled to write about New York? What is it about this city that fuels an endless supply of stories? This show offers a kaleidoscopic vision of life in the city, from the inspiring and romantic to the aggravating and the quirky. New York is a fabulous character, and we have this great cast of real New Yorkers (meaning they come from everywhere) to take us on this entertaining and exhilarating musical ride in search of what it really means to be a New Yorker.

MSM Musical Theatre presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Manhattan School of Music
Through March 29, 2020 - New York

In the small town of Chesterham, England, the young and charming Edwin Drood has been mysteriously murdered. The Mystery of Edwin Droodis a hilarious, interactive whodunit musical that allows the audience to become the detectives and weigh in on who they think is the killer!Based on the unfinished novel by CHARLES DICKENS

Shen Yun 2020 World Tour with Live Orchestra - The David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center
Through March 29, 2020 - BALDWIN PARK

Start the decade with Shen Yun! Celebrate timeless beauty and enduring values with an all-new production that is sure to delight the whole family.Consisting of about 20 pieces, a Shen Yun performance takes you to a magic journey through 5,000 years! Great family event and the perfect gift!Simply gorgeous stage magic!... A must-see! - Broadway World

Parallel Exit presents World Premiere of The Artist Will Be with You in A Moment - A.R.T./New York Theatres
Through March 29, 2020 - New York

Parallel Exitpresents the World Premiere ofTHE ARTIST WILL BE WITH YOU IN A MOMENTfromMarch 7-29, 2019atthe Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres, 502 W. 53rd Street, NYC. Performances:Tue-Sat at 8pm, Sat and Sun at 2pm, with additional shows on Sun 3/8 and Mon 3/9 at 8pm (opening night). No matinee on Sat 3/8. Tickets are $30and are available athttps://theartist.brownpapertickets.com/. For ages 10+.Three-time Drama Desk nominee Parallel Exit returns to New York City withTHE ARTIST WILL BE WITH YOU IN A MOMENT- an immersive audience experience featuring Joel Jeske in a solo comic performance as an artist, performer, and clown.A creative force who "can get laughs simply by breathing" (TheNew York Times), Jeske invites audiences to participate in a multimedia performance and visual art installation with himself as the character, creator, and subject. The production offers Jeske's signature treatment of art, physical comedy, and audience interaction in a work that subversively asks us what we choose to value and why.Presented by Parallel ExitCreated, Written, and Performed by Joel JeskeDirected by Mark LonerganScenic and Lighting ... (read more)

SPOILED - La MaMa
Through March 29, 2020 - NEW YORK CITY

"SPOILED" by The Hess Collective is an original work of physical theater in which three diverse female performers enact stories based on real events of violence against women that are written from the male point of view. The piece is conceived and directed by Elizabeth Hess and sponsored by UN Women USA. The playscript is built on monologues of male characters from Chile, Germany, India, Turkey and the USA. The performance is staged with a mountain of large white plastic bags comprising the set. These are filled with items of female apparel, including bras and underwear, that launch each story. The performers are clad in gender-neutral T-shirts and blue jeans.March 19-29, 2020; Thur-Sat at 8:00 PM, Sun at 5:00 PM at La MaMa, 66 East Fourth Street, Manhattan. $25 Adult Tickets; $20 Students/Seniors. The first ten tickets for every performance are available for only $10 each (limit 2 per patron, advance sale necessary). Box office 212-352-3101, http://lamama.org/spoiled/

CHARMED LIFE - Urban Stages
Through March 29, 2020 - New York,

CHARMED LIFE takes you on a musical journey from Mirabal's hometown of Nashville, to opera stages across the world. She toasts entertainment luminaries, including Oprah, Cab Calloway, and Pavarotti, that had a hand in her rise and salutes the black opera singers that paved the way. With comedy, storytelling, and show-stopping musical numbers, Mirabal brings you inside the world of opera and her efforts to spread the art form to the next generation. Charmed Life is a feel-good play about being open to opportunities and grabbing hold of the luck that comes your way.

Tune In (The Silent Headphones Disco) - Rise Radio
Through March 30, 2020 - New York

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Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents the World Premiere of a Works & Process Commission Les Ballet Afrik: New York is Burning by Omari Wiles - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through March 30, 2020 - New York

Works & Process, the performing arts series at theGuggenheim, presentsthe World Premiere of a Works & Process Commission,Les Ballet Afrik:New York is Burningby Omari Wiles,on Sunday and Monday, March29 and 30, 2020 at 7:30pm.In 1990, the documentaryParis is Burningwas released to critical acclaim. The film chronicled New York City Drag Balls, Ball culture, and Voguing in the 1980s, capturing the elaborately structured Ball competitions and showcasing rival houses. Beyond the Ballroom, each house served as surrogate families for young Ball-walkers who faced rejection from their biological families for their gender expression and sexual orientation. The Voguing that took place at these Balls has entered mainstream culture in the years since, serving as a touch point for a multi-leveled exploration of a queer African-American and Latino subculture.To celebrate the 30th anniversary and to pay homage toParis is Burning, Omari Wiles, founding father of the House of Oricci, presentsNew York is Burning, a Works & Process commission made in and for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed theater at the Guggenheim. Performed by his company, Les Ballet Afrik,New York is Burning... (read more)

A Sign of the Times - Theater 511
Through April 04, 2020 - New York

A Sign of the Times is an epic theatrical exploration of life, loss, hope and time. At a personal and professional crossroads, a man becomes a Stop/Slow traffic controller outside a construction site in an effort to catch his breath and simplify his life. With his wit and vivid imagination, he invokes Shakespeare, Einstein and more visionaries on his emotional odyssey. Though he tries valiantly to distract himself from the pains in his present from his recent past, its through the saving grace of time that he reclaims his future. Join him for his entertaining and soulful investigation of lifes meaning in an uncertain world. Part joyous comedy, part thoughtful tragedy it is the entirety of life in 95 minutes. Monday and Tuesday at 7PM; NO SHOW on Wednesdays Thursday Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 3 PM and 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM

A Barn Play - Good Shepherd/Inwood Academy Space
Through April 04, 2020 - New York

Northern Manhattans own UP Theater Company presents a different kind of animal farm in the world premiere of Lizzie Donahues A Barn Play March 18-April 4, 2020. This timely and darkly comic fable explores the power of creating art amidst oppression when a cast of farm animals rehearses their show. Directed by Melissa Moschitto, Founding Artistic Director of The Anthropologists.Owl (Rik Walter*) attempts to rehearse his new play with a lively and opinionated ensemble of farm animals: Chicken (April J. Barber), Pig (Sarah Kiefer*), Dog (Arisael Rivera*), Cow (Mariette Strauss), Sheep (China Pharr), and Cat (Stephanie Chu). Tensions flare when a crisis befalls the animals and the ensemble rejects Owl's arty attempt for one of their own devising - one that sheds light on our own relationships with animals, children, and art. This provocative dark comedy asks, At a time of crisis, who will stand up and be the pig, and who will be the owl? *Member of Actors Equity Association / AEA approved showcase

Two Can Play - Castillo Theatre
Through April 05, 2020 - NY

Playwright Trevor Rhone (1940 2009) was the artistic giant of Jamaican theater. This play is a masterpiece of comic realism. Gloria and Jim, a lower middle-class couple in Kingston, try a wild scheme to escape gun crime and establish residence in the US: Gloria will legally divorce Jim, marry a US citizen, and then having obtained a visa, will divorce her new husband and remarry Jim. Through the confusions and hardships she meets in the US, she becomes assured in her in her own self-sufficiency and resourcefulness. Their marriage, one of domination for him and struggle for her, is now leveled. They survive because they learn to communicate and rediscover each other. The play celebrates the pent-up need for self-discovery and personal development in Jamaican women, a theme which is also universal. Presented by Woodie King's New Federal Theatre, performed by Michael Rogers and Joyce Sylvester; directed by Clinton Turner Davis.

The Siblings Play - Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Through April 05, 2020 - New York

Written by Ren Dara SantiagoDirected by Jenna WorshamFeatures Dalia Davi, Cindy De La Cruz, Mateo Ferro, Andy Lucien, and Ed VenturaSummer, 2014, Harlem. Marie, a teenage girl, and her two brothers, Leon and Marian, are left to raise each other in their parents' absence. How can these three teenagers learn to protect, love, and fight for one another in the wake of their family history? How do they navigate the complexity of growing up with parents who are too young to be parents in the first place? In The Siblings Play, Playwright Ren Dara Santiago gives voice to characters rarely seen on the stage with theatricality, poignancy, humor, and empathy.Ren Dara Santiago is a 2019-20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence. The Siblings Play was funded in part with a grant from the NYC & Company Foundation; with additional funding by William Holtzman and the Axe-Houghton Foundation. It has been developed through Cherry Lanes Mentor Project and the Ojai Conference.The Siblings Play is working with six Community Partners (Counseling in Schools, The Drama Club, Healing Tree, New York Foundling, The Possibility Project, and Student Leadership Network) on a series of post-show conversati... (read more)

Dennis the Play - Theatre 54
Through April 05, 2020 - New York

Award-winning playwright Jon Spano explores one mans personal struggle to reinvent his identity in the face of mortality in his new play Dennis. Directed by Aaron Salazar (featured in NY Times, Daily News, New York Post, Time Out NY and Wall Street Journal) and starring Patrick Boyd (Gypsy, The Producers, Grease!) with original music by Manuel Pelayo and Giancarlo Bonfanti, this contemporary story about finding connection through self-discovery will play Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios & Theatres (244 West 54th Street), for a limited engagement from March 26 through April 5. Tickets are $35. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit: Dennistheplay.com Dennis explores love, legacy, and mortality when they collide in an intimate portrait of a forgotten generation. Award winning director Aaron Salazars (recently featured in the The New York Times,) stripped down production fuses an original score, movement, and heightened lighting design in this heartfelt examination of what it means to face a life-altering event while navigating ones way through the human condition and searching for true connection.Joining Patrick Boyd in the title role are Spencer Aste (Axis ... (read more)

How to Save the World in 90 Minutes - Cherry Lane Studio
Through April 14, 2020 - New York

The Making Of) How to Save the World in 90 Minutes by writer/composer Shawn Randall, directed by Alfredo Narciso and mentored by Diana Oh ({my lingerie play}). Performances will run March 4 14, 2020, at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). For tickets, schedule and more information, please visit www.cherrylanetheatre.org.What if all the worlds problems stem from the lack of these three things awareness, knowledge, and empathy? Observe, and participate if you choose, as a group of humans create the frequency of music, words, and movement to achieve an extraordinary goal: To Save The World. Shawn Randalls (The Making Of) How to Save the World in 90 Minutes combines spoken word, music, improvisation, and movement towards collective transformation. Performance Schedule: Monday - Friday at 7 pm, Saturday at 3 pm and 7 pm

Between the Bars - HERE Arts Center
Through April 25, 2020 - New York

a new play by Lynn Clay Byrne , directed by Benjamin Viertel , will begin performances on March 23 in advance of its opening night on March 31 and will initially run through April 25 at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). Tickets are $44.50 $59.50 and can be purchased by visiting www.BetweentheBarsPlay.com. Inspired by true events and set within the confines of the jailhouse visit room, emotionally charged meetings between inmates and visitors expose the reality of our American jail system. We observe how the impact of incarceration diminishes any chance of success for inmates who have served their time. Between The Bars , follows five inmates and their loved ones, bringing to light critical systemic failures and questioning who belongs on which side of the bars. HERE Arts Center is located at 145 Sixth Avenue . 10013Tickets are $44.50 $59.50, and can be purchased by visiting www.BetweentheBarsPlay.comPerformances schedule is Monday Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM

Esais Table - Cherry Lane Studio
Through April 25, 2020 - New York

Following the journey of three young black men, ESAI'S TABLE takes place on a mythical night-sea where destiny meets eternity atop an ancient magical table. It is an epic tale of black lives, friendship, family and love.

NOTHING HERE IS REAL - Oxbow Tavern
Through April 26, 2020 - New York

After a nearly sold-out run in 2019, magician and mentalist Gary Ferrar returns to The Oxbow Tavern on the Upper West Side, with his unique and intimate magic show, NOTHING HERE IS REAL. NOTHING HERE IS REAL is a mesmerizing parlor show that takes place in a secret room below Tom Valenti's Oxbow Tavern. Part speakeasy, part nostalgic cocktail lounge lined with velvet curtains, plush couches and an old fashion bar, the space is transformed into a place of endless possibilities. With a mixture of humor, charm, and unexplainable magic, what takes place over a thoroughly entertaining 90 minutes is a one-of-a-kind experience that cannot exist elsewhere. Be prepared to be mystified by Ferrar and leave wondering how he did it and if any of it was real.All tickets include two complimentary beverages (beer, wine, cocktails, soda). Running time: 90 minutes.Recommended for adults and children 10 and up.Upcoming Performance Dates:Sunday, February 23 @ 7 pmSunday, March 29 @ 7 pmSunday, April 26 @ 7 pm

The Little Mermaid the musical OPENING WEEKEND! - The Players Theatre
Through April 26, 2020 - New York

"Once upon a time there was a little mermaid who dreamed of the day when she would finally be old enough to explore the wonders of the world above the sea..." Running 70 minutes with no intermission, this production features a live music ensemble and includes a family workshop 1 hour prior to each matinee performance. Here the audience meets members of the creative team as well as an actor from the production who relate how they turn a book into a musical onstage. Afterward, the children are invited to create a sea creature that they can bring home as a souvenir.

Frankenstein (musical) - St. Luke's theatre
Through April 28, 2020 - New York

Frankenstein, is a new musical, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota based on Mary Shelley's novel, and directed by Clint Hromsco. It is a two-act sweeping, romantic musical about the human need for love and companionship. It has been running Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre for over 2 years!Published in 1818, Mary Shelleys Frankenstein has celebrated its bicentennial year, and this musical honors its source material. Having lost his mother at a young age, Victor Frankenstein seeks to end human mortality and arrogantly enters territory beyond his control. While he enjoys unconditional love from Elizabeth, Victor grants none to his creation. Frankenstein has been extended into 2019 and continues to play Mondays at 7 PM, Off-Broadway at St. Lukes Theatre in the heart of the theatre district. It is an open run, and tickets through Jan 28, 2020 are on sale now. (There is no performance on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, Monday Dec. 31.)

Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College Announces 2019/2020 Season - Baruch Performing Arts Center
Through May 02, 2020 - New York

Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch CollegeAnnounces 2019/2020 SeasonBaruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College announces its 2019-20 Season of music, theatre, dance, opera and more, a season spanning genres and cultural influences, rich in imagination and ideas.Season Highlights:World Premieres by choreographersAbdul LatifandAmanda Selwyn,A collaboration by jazz greatsVijay Iyer(pianist) andWadada Leo Smith(trumpeter),The World Premiere ofBarbara Hammond's playTerra Firma,directed byShana Cooper(TFANA) withAndrus Nichols,The World Premiere ofBlood Moon,an opera-theatre work byGarrett Fisher(composer) andEllen McLaughlin(librettist) andRachel Dickstein(director), co-presented withPROTOTYPEand theJapan Society.2019/2020 Season:Terra Firma*World Premiere*September 27 - November 10, 2019Co-presented with The COOPIn a not-so-distant Beckettian future, years after The Big War, a tiny kingdom wrestles with the problems of running a nation, sparring with the concepts of what makes a citizen, a country and a civilization. The play is inspired by real life events: In the 1960's a retired army major in the United Kingdom cl... (read more)

Ballet Connoisseurship Seminars for Adults - School of American Ballet
Through May 06, 2020 - New York

SAB's Ballet Connoisseurship is an educational offering for adults providing seasoned ballet goers, patrons, students, scholars, and newcomers alike with knowledge and perspectives that will enhance their appreciation of ballet. Each unit consists of three 90-minute courses and will feature one course which illuminates SAB's unique methods and the Balanchine aesthetic through live in-studio student demonstrations.Ballet Connoisseurship was launched in January 2019 as part of our new "SAB Open" division. The first three units ran January through April 2019, exploring history, technique, and choreographic masters.The next six units will run September 2019 through May 2020, both covering new territory and taking deeper looks into last winter's course matter.

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2019-20 Season - NJPAC
Through May 09, 2020 - Newark

NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANYANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASONThe Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen, announces an exciting 2019-2020 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, rehearsing, research, and choreography. The company is especially proud of its award winning program at the A. Harry Moore School for children with multiple disabilities where Nai-Ni Chen's dancers collaborate with therapists and teachers to create a uniquely creative dance curriculum for a population of 100 students from pre-K to 12th grade.The fall touring season will begin with tours to Michigan and New Mexico to present Nai-Ni Chen's most recent collaboration:A Quest for Freedom, with the world-renowned Ahn Trio, inspired by the hope and energy on the immigrant's journey, as well as Nai-Ni and the Trio's common experience as Asian American immigrants.In December, the Company will launch its 30th anniversary celebration at New York Live Arts with a retrospective produ... (read more)

Ballet Hispnico School of Dance Drop-In Classes - Ballet Hispnico
Through June 06, 2020 - New York

Ballet Hispanico announces 2020 Adult Drop-in Classes, available every week and open to all levels. Classes begin Monday, January 6, 2020 and include Ballet, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Salsa, Tap, and Yoga. Must be 18 and up to register, children are NOT permitted to these classes. Students more than 10 minutes late will NOT be permitted to join class. See class descriptions for recommended attire. For more information and a detailed schedule please visit: https://www.ballethispanico.org/classes/drop-in?org=1573&lvl=100&ite=538&lea=7013&ctr=0&par=1&trk=a1Gf4000006vny3EAAQuestions?/Preguntas?E-mail school@ballethispanico.org *AARP members receive 20% off Drop-In Classes through 12/18/2019. Use discount code provided by AARP in Mindbody checkout.CLASS SCHEDULE Tap -Mondays 7:00-8:00pmBallet -Tuesdays 7:15-8:15pmSalsa -Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pmYoga -Thursdays 6:30-7:30pmFlamenco -Saturdays 4:30-5:30pmCLASS DESCRIPTIONSBalletDevelop a holistic understanding of the ballet curriculum and technical skills in a disciplined yet nurturing environment. The program emphasizes clarity of lines, execution and precision, dynamic movement, musicality, and artistic express... (read more)

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn (POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL) - Theatre Row
Through June 14, 2020 - New York

Romeo & Bernadette is a must see for musical comedy lovers and Shakespeare fans alike.Romeo yes, THAT Romeo - awakens and finds himself in 1960 Brooklyn, chasing a girl he believes is his beloved Juliet. But no, it's Bernadette, the beautiful, foul-mouthed daughter of a crime family in this wild spoof of Shakespeare's timeless tale."Laugh-out-loud funny! Excellent performances!" TheatermaniaPictured: Anna Kostakis and Nikita BurshteynPhoto credit: Russ Rowland"The perfect combination of love and laughs!" Broadway World"Uproarious! A madcap time-traveling rom-com!" DC Metro,"A smart, melodic breath of fresh air! Nutty and very funny." Talk Entertainment"A Broadway-quality production in an Off-Broadway house for an Off-Broadway price." Frequent Business Traveller.

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 Season - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through June 14, 2020 - New York

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at theGuggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 SeasonHighlightsOpening Night Cabaret with Anthony Roth CostanzoNew dance commissions by Ephrat Asherie and Omari WilesTheatrical first looks atCompany,West Side Story, andOcean FilibusterOpera sneak peek with Lincoln Center Theater'sIntimate Apparel, The Metropolitan Opera'sAgrippina, and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis'sAwakeningsDance previews featuring BalletX and Pennsylvania Ballet"An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process."-The New York Times(NEW YORK, NY -November 25, 2019)-Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce itsspring 2020season. Since 1984,the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators. The intimate Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater is the venue for these seventy-minute programsthatexplorethecreativeprocess through stimulating discussions and riveting performance highlights. One-of-a-kind productions created for the Guggenheim's rotunda offer a unique experience of the landmark museum. Additional information is availabl... (read more)

The Girl with the Red Hair - Alchemical Theatre Lab
Through December 15, 3019 - New York

"The Girl with the Red Hair" tells the story of Hayley Jones, a young woman admitted into a psychiatric facility who slowly begins to lose her grip on reality, as she struggles to find her own sanity.Coming off a sold out one-night performance in July, "The Girl with the Red Hair" returns starting December 5th for a two-week run at The Alchemical, 104 W 14th St, New York, NY.This riveting production is written and directed by Anthony M. Laura, owner of Face to Face Films, an independent film & theater production company. Mr. Laura has worked heavily in film & theater for several years.The play features a predominately female cast dealing with issues rarely spoken about, yet ones that many people face on an everyday basis such as mental illness, loneliness, abuse, institutionalization and sexuality in all forms.The outstanding cast features Casey Hartnett returning in the lead role as Hayley Jones. She is joined by a stellar ensemble cast featuring Auberth Bercy, Priya Bond, Vivien Cardone, Dixie Carroll, Alex Commito, Candy Dato, Margie Foley, Alexandra Rooney and Samantha Yestrebsky.


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