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Tuesday, September 17,2013

“I Can See Clearly Now (The Wheelchair on My Face)” by Sonya Kelly

Presented by Fishamble: The New Play Company at 59E59 Theaters

Playwright and one-woman performer Sonya Kelly brings new meaning to the popular lyrics: “I can see clearly now the rain has gone.
Tuesday, September 17,2013

“Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play”
by Anne Washburn

at Playwrights Horizons

There’s nothing quite as unsettling as an eerily plausible painting of dystopia. Usually the first concern in a hypothetical apocalypse scenario is; how will we survive?
Tuesday, September 17,2013

“The Old Friends”
by Horton Foote

at The Pershing Square Signature Center

Theatergoers who long for a beautifully written drama with exceptional actresses taking center stage are in for a special treat: the world premiere of “The Old Friends,” written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Horton Foote.
Monday, September 16,2013

Fall One Act Play Competition 2013: Series One

at Manhattan Repertory Theatre

Here's a chance for one of these Manhattan Rep one-act plays, 37 of them, to earn the audience’s vote and win a cash prize of $1,000.
Thursday, September 12,2013

“Sacred Elephant”
by Heathcote Williams

adapted for the stage by Geoffrey Hyland and Jeremy Crutchley

The elephant is the world’s most ancient and largest living land-mammal. It is a living legend, occupying a rich place in religious stories and children’s imaginations.
Thursday, September 12,2013

“stop. reset.”
by Regina Taylor

at Signature Theatre Company

Imagine a future where it is possible to erase your own personal and cultural history while adopting another’s. As the tangible and weighted bodies of books become digitized and easily shared across the world and between diverse societies, Taylor poses the question:
Tuesday, September 10,2013

“Franklin Stein” by C. J. Thom

at the Connelly Theater

Gadfly Productions’ macabre, colorful fable has a lot going for it. Its lead actor, Anton Koval, displays a remarkable gift for physical comedy and maintains a high level of energy throughout a grueling gamut of transformations.
Sunday, September 8,2013

“Everything is Ours”
by Nikole Beckwith

at HERE Arts Center

What does a young couple do when they have everything one could imagine? In Sara and Mitchell’s case, the twosome at the center of Nikole Beckwith’s quick-witted play, they get incredibly bored.
Saturday, August 31,2013

“The Awake” by Ken Urban

at 59E59 Theaters

You are now entering The Twilight Zone…or something like it. Three complete strangers find themselves in horrific new realities. Are they dreaming?
Friday, August 16,2013

Summer Shorts,
by Neal LaBute, Lucas Hnath and Tina Howe

at 59E59 Theaters

Now in its sixth year, Throughline Productions’ annual one act festival continues to attract an impressive roster of talent and provide a low-pressure forum for experimentation.
 
 
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