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    Complete archive, 1999-present

    2008-2009 reviews:
  • Anaïs Nin Goes To Hell
  • ANGER/NATION
  • beast: a parable
  • Blanche Survives Katrina in a FEMA Trailer Named Desire
  • Blasted
  • Buffalo Gal
  • China: The Whole Enchilada
  • The Corn Maiden
  • Crawl, Fade to White
  • Doruntine
  • Extraordinary Rendition
  • The First Breeze of Summer
  • Fringe Festival 2008
  • Fringe Festival favorites
  • The Glass Cage
  • Hair
  • Hidden Fees* (A Play About Money)
  • Jailbait
  • King of Shadows
  • The Longest Running Joke of the Twentieth Century
  • Lucasville: The Untold Story of a Prison Uprising
  • Macbeth
  • The Master Builder
  • Missa Solemnis, or The Play About Henry
  • Mourn the Living Hector
  • A Nasty Story
  • Nowadays
  • the october crisis (to laura)
  • Oresteia
  • Other Bodies
  • Prayer
  • Psalms of a Questionable Nature
  • Raised by Lesbians
  • Reasonable Doubt
  • Sleepwalk With Me
  • Small Craft Warnings
  • Something Weird . . . in the Red Room
  • Soul Samurai
  • The Sound of One Hanna Clapping
  • Southern Promises
  • The Third from the Left
  • Twelfth Night
  • Voices from Guantánamo
  • The Wendigo
  • Zombie

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    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      C.o.w.s in Flight
    A collection of 10-minute solo performance pieces conceived and incubated in the Summer Directing Lab at Playwrights Horizons Theater School. This collection of winged works . . . (more)

    Closed April 21, 2002

      Cabaret Re-voltaire Encore - Beyond Civilized
    DADAnewyork theatrically explores the work of DADAs and surrealists such as Tzara, Ball, Arp, Heulsenbeck and Schwitters, and develops serendipitous and scatological writing from . . . (more)

    Closed May 2, 2009

      Caitlin and the Swan
    "Caitlin and the Swan" tells the story of a frustrated SAT tutor, her animal-loving friends, and their powerful attractions to the forbidden. Inspired by the Greek myth of Leda . . . (more)
    The Management

    Closed April 7, 2002

      

      Calabi Yau
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    A sub-sub atomic adventure story about MTA workers who are attempting to prove String Theory by building a particle accelerator in abandoned subway tunnels beneath Downtown . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Caliban Upon Setebos
    is a staging of Browning's brilliant poetic monologue in the voice of Shakespeare's "thing most brutish," Caliban, a philosophical musing on the arbitrary nature of power and . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Call It Peace: Meditations From North America
    This play is inspired by kidnapped journalist Daniel Pearl. It is a raw emotional drama about survival. "With its defiantly life-affirming stance, it's the first 9/11 play that . . . (more)

    Closed March 1, 2003

      Call It Peace: Meditations from North America
    An American journalist in the Philippines is imprisoned in a small cell with a young Canadian backpacker. Both were kidnapped by a terrorist organization that keeps its motives . . . (more)

    Closed May 14, 2004

      Campaign Stump! 2004
    We're running for office so you don't have to. Gilligan Stump! that infamously angry comedic singer-songwriter has decided to throw his hat in the ring and run for president of . . . (more)

    Closed July 28, 2001

      

      Cannibal! The Musical
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    The newly founded Saturday Players present their inaugural production, the New York Premiere of Cannibal!: The Muiscal, Live on Stage. This high camp muiscal comedy is a stage . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 21, 2003

      La Cantata dei Pastori
    Musical adaptation of a beloved 17th century Italian play which follows the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. On their way, they have many adventures, good and bad, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Captain Gravy's Wavy Navy: Where's the Moon?
    Welcome aboard the magical Hip Ship, home of Captain Gravy's Wavy Navy. Sail to the Dirty Empire with our heros on a colorful musical adventure. Captain Gravy must save the . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 4, 2009

      Capture Now
    Written and performed by Josh Jonas and set on Long Island, CAPTURE NOW is a unique coming-of-age story about teenage Elijah and his little brother Ace, who learn from each other . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Caresses
    This acclaimed Catalan drama is "a darkly intelligent take on the trials of love" (Variety) set in the harsh backdrop of city life in New York. Inspired by Schnitzler's La Ronde, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Carl & Shelly, Best Friends Forever
    With a little help from 80s sitcoms, poetry and hot glue, Carl and Shelly bonded for life. Then, the "other woman" and ravenous roaches separated them. Will they remain Best . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 6, 2002

      

      Carl the Second
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    CARL THE SECOND is a new comedy whose title character Carl has one minor flaw; he is, in every sense of the word, second. Born the second child, he can assist but never score; . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 7, 2002

      The Carmen Mofongo Show
    Comic, singer, fashionista and Spanglish-speaker CARMEN MOFONGO (aka Michele Carlo) returns with The Carmen Mofongo Show — a monthly performance series featuring Downtowns . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 2, 2002

      The Carmen Mofongo Show
    Comic, singer, fashionista and Spanglish-speaker CARMEN MOFONGO (aka Michele Carlo) returns with The Carmen Mofongo Show — a monthly performance series featuring Downtowns . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 5, 2002

      The Carmen Mofongo Show
    Comic, singer, fashionista and Spanglish-speaker CARMEN MOFONGO (aka Michele Carlo) returns with The Carmen Mofongo Show — a monthly performance series featuring Downtowns . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Sept. 7, 2002

      The Carmen Mofongo Show
    Comic, singer, fashionista and Spanglish-speaker CARMEN MOFONGO (aka Michele Carlo) returns with The Carmen Mofongo Show — a monthly performance series featuring Downtowns . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 22, 2001

      The Carmen Mofongo Show
    "Carmen Mofongos Coquito Christmas 2001" — Dont miss Carmens Third Annual holiday bash (See details)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 17, 2001

      The Carmen Mofongo Show
    "See Me, Eat Me" — Tales of carnal excess that leave you hungry for more, with special guests Tom X. Chao, Julie Goldman, Jonny McGovern, Lorne Newman & Noah Tarnow (See details)
    Official site

    Closed May 4, 2002

      Carmen Mofongo Spring Break
    As the temperature rises, so does Carmen Mofongo — with a brand new show celebrating whats cooking in all its forms. Come to Cooking with Carmen Mofongo and enjoy hot . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 20, 2003

      Carmen Mofongo's Coquito Christmas Carol
    Carmen's FOURTH ANNUAL holiday extravaganza, featuring a Lower East Side all-star lineup, has become an official Downtown boozy, bawdy December destination event. Audience . . . (more)
    Official site

    Opened Oct. 30, 2003

      Caroline, or Change
    Louisiana, 1963: in a nation reeling from the burgeoning Civil Rights movement and the Kennedy assassination, Caroline, a black maid, and Noah, the son of the Jewish family she . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Carrot and Stick
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    World premiere of this modern-day vaudevillian extravaganza, replete with live music, slapstick humor, and a howling sorrow at the cruelty of mankind. Poor Conrad just wants to . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Sept. 28, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      Castronauts
    Book & Lyrics by Bobby Houston; Music by Randy Courts El Club Voodoo is an underground cabaret in a Havana slum, where impresaria Lolita rules with a manly fist (in a woman's . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 30, 2008

      Catalpa
    Based on a true story of a daring rescue of six Irish prisoners in 1875, CATALPA is a "rip-roaring theatrical adventure" (Washington Post) in the great seafaring epic tradition . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 23, 2002

      Catcall
    a documentary-style new play about men's, and occasionally women's, unquenchable appetite for appreciating others', uh, physical attributes . . . OUT LOUD! Based on candid . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 19, 2009

      Catch-37
    Catch, everyone's favorite multidisciplinary performance and video series, presents rough-and-ready short works by New York's most exciting artists, curated and hosted with . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 1, 2008

      Cato
    The Flea Theater presents a limited engagement revival of CATO, by famed English essayist Joseph Addison, beginnig October 10th. Written in 1712, the play was one of the most . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 16, 2003

      

      Cats Can See the Devil
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    Cats Can See the Devil begins as a puppet show. But it's not for children. It doesn't have a lot to do with cats, or the devil; but there is a self-hating talking cat, along . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Cats Can See the Devil
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    On the Cartesian plane, Abstract Geometrical Shapes and a self-hating cat battle The Flowers on Fire! Meanwhile, will The Nude Puppeteer or a winsome psychologist unlock The . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Cats Talk Back
    What if five former cast members of Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash-hit Cats dared to tell all about the making of this Broadway legend? Come hear the true stories behind the . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 4, 2001
    (SF -- The Sci-Fi Event)

      The Cauldron
    An evening of science fiction and ghost stories brewing in a simmering stew of mystery, magic, demons and dreams — where nothing is simple or quite what it seems. (See details)

    Closed Feb. 2, 2004

      Cause Celeb!
    Since its inception last summer, Cause Celeb!, the highly-theatrical autobiography reading series has garnered a cult-like following. With the new year year, this acclaimed . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Cause For Alarm
    Margaret had fallen in love, but when she moves back in with her eccentric mother, she has to wonder, "fallen in what?" Life can be so cruel in a city of strangers where people . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
    The all-true story of boy meets frog, retold for the first time by Calaveras County's most distinguished backwater ensemble. Hearts will be broken and family disowned. Featuring . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 2, 2001

      A Celebration of Life, Laughter and Freedom
    A benefit for the families of firefighters and police who died in the World Trade Center tragedy. Three theaters, the Kraine, Red Room and St. Marks, host artistry and . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 13, 2005

      Cellphones: A New Rock Musical
    The Only Show In Town Where They Ask You To Turn Your Cellphone ON! CELLPHONES is set in the present. With the war in Iraq continuing, and threats by terrorists keeping . . . (more)

    Closed July 26, 2001

      

      Centralia
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    Official site

    Closed June 28, 2002
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      Centralia Presents
    Town on fire, apocalypse on the way, soccer practice at 3:00! Generica is a pre and post apocalyptic musical adventure weaving in and out of the lives of the men, women, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Centralia presents Generica
    For 40 years, a fire has been burning beneath Centralia Pennsylvania. Generica follows those trapped under ground and on the surface. From coal miners to suburban housewives to . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 20, 2008

      The Chalk Boy
    "The Chalk Boy" is a deathly black comedy about measuring your own worth by comparing it to everyone else’s. Beneath its boring façade a Northwest town hides a nasty secret, . . . (more)
    Horse Trade Theater Group

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Chandeleirva
    A one-woman comedic musical extravaganza, Chandeleirva is the hilarious journey of a charming, free-spirited entertainer facing her personal demons head-on with humour and . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 15, 2001

      Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
    A special performance of A Christmas Carol, an original radio play adapted by Jean Cocteau Repertorys Producing Artistic Director, David Fuller, based on the classic novel by . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Charles Phoenix's God Bless Americana: the Retro Vacation Slide Show Tour of the Usa
    Ordinary Americans pictured in found slides from the '40s, '50s and '60s become unwitting co-stars in an adventurous slide show of the American roadside. "Wickedly funny . . . . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 20, 2009

      Charlie Brown Christmas Special
    In this extremely faithful presentation of the holiday favorite, Pig Brooch Inc. will perform verbatim the Charlie Brown Christmas Special accompanied by a jazz trio performing . . . (more)

    Opened May 26, 2004

      

      Charlie Victor Romeo
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    One of the most unique and riveting theatrical experiences to hit New York in seasons, CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO (CVR) is a live performance documentary derived entirely from . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Charlie's Angel
    Meet gay Jimmy and his homophobic twin Charlie. Charlie is savagely beaten. Was it a case of mistaken identity? Whos to blame? This short one-act-one-man play, from England, . . . (more)

    Closed April 21, 2002

      Cheap Thrills
    Chronicles one murderous night between a manipulative family and an amnesiac visitor. Set in a dilapidated old house, "Cheap Thrills" is the story of a man suffering from amnesia . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 19, 2008

      Chekhov Lizardbrain
    CHEKHOV LIZARDBRAIN dives into the center of an autistic mind. In twists and turns that take us from neuroscience to a domestic squabble to the circus ring, CHEKHOV LIZARDBRAIN . . . (more)
    Pig Iron Theatre Co.

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Chelsea Murder Mystery
    Lucky devil Theatre Company serves up Drinks, Drama Queens, and Decapitation with Chelsea Murder Mystery — the most boys and blood at Fringenyc! Whenever a GoGo Boy hires a . . . (more)

    Closed March 15, 2003

      Chemistry Lab
    It is the fall of 1977 in the northern New Hampshire town of Woodbury, several years before the start of the AIDS crisis and two decades before crimes like the murder of Matthew . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 23, 2002

      The Cherry Orchard
    the title The Cherry Orchard, like The Seagull, names something that's gone by the time the curtain falls on the fourth act. in this sense, the play dares us — compels us . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 16, 2003

      Cheryl King's "not a nice girl"
    A mature woman in a stable, long-term marriage confronts her desire to revitalize her predictable sex life with a super-charged extra-marital affair. The predicament forces her . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Chic and Sassy: The Higher the Hair, The Closer to God
    Big Hair! Big Dreams! Comedy! Fresh-faced drag queens, Chic and Sassy, enter playwriting contest to escape Texas trailer park lives, but when chaos ensues will they choose their . . . (more)

    Closed June 8, 2003

      Chicken
    "Charming!" Funny!" "Poultry!" She's back: after a packed house last fall, Chicken returns. Chicken is plopped, squawking and clucking, into a world filled with the Unknown: . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 22, 2002

      The Chicken
    An adaptation of The Seagull by Anton Chekhov that gets at the heart of what it means to make art and love by eliminating everything superfluous in Chekhov's text and limiting . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Chicken Soup for the Absurdist Soul
    A comedy about coming to grips with losing your grasp on reality. Who do you trust when the only person who makes sense is a surly sockpuppet? The best way to find your sanity is . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Child Catcher
    The world is too ugly, so the sun decides not to rise. Meanwhile, the Rag Man traps children to be sold as shadow puppets, Serapio Robledo falls in love with an origami woman, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      China - The Whole Enchilada
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    An irreverent slapstick race through 4000 years of Chinese history in 90 minutes. Three guys speed from Chairman Mao to infected fowl, the greatest wall to the largest mall, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Chocolate in Heat - Growing up Arab in America
    An irreverent solo performance infused with Middle Eastern music and dance about love, sex, privilege, and the problems of growing up in between two cultures. (See details)

    Closed Sept. 27, 2003

      Chocolate in Heat: Growing Up Arab in America
    A play of interlocking monologues infused with music and dance about love, sex, privilege, and the problems of growing up in between two cultures. The show sold out at the NYC . . . (more)

    Closed March 10, 2002

      Chocolate in Heat: Growing Up Arab in America
    A set of five interlocking monologues infused with music and dance that take an irreverent look at love, sex, privilege, and the problems of growing up in between two cultures. . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 21, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      Chocolate Soup
    Music and Lyrics by Matt Corriel; Book by Jill Jaysen What do you get when you combine Mia’s ancient chocolate soup recipe with her semi-sweet middle school BFFs? An . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Choke City
    Choke City is where a stand up comic died on stage. A brilliant loser who inspired a traitor, a love and a heckler. Was it suicide? Or murder? Was it funny?! It's New York. . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Choose Your Own Play
    Youre on the couch. A knock on your door. A ringing phone. Which will you answer? You choose. You might win your homecoming game or chase artifacts from a sea-captain, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Chordless
    See chaos at its funniest! Two actresses take a lightening-fast, unforgiving ride through life after the cord is cut-with an Id that gets in the way, Fate as a Weather Lady, and . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Chosen
    Evading the fires of Hell is no simple matter, particularly when you're the chosen one. For Anthony King the road from eternal damnation is marked by wet undies, the jubilant . . . (more)

    Closed May 2, 2004

      Chronicles: A Lamentation
    Poland's celebrated Song of the Goat Theatre makes its U.S. debut with CHRONICLES, A LAMENTATION — based on the story of Gilgamesh and hailed abroad. Previews begin April 15 . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Circus of Infinite Attractions
    Music, magic, dance and poetry create a unique and fascinating look into the lives of a troupe of misfit circus and side show performers, circa 1910. (See details)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Citizen Mendez
    You pursue a dream. To the North is freedom from want. You and your wife cross illegally into the United States. You cross the mountains. Things go awry. The baby comes . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 21, 2001

      Citizen Reno — The Live Show
    Reno's first extended theatrical run since "Reno Finds Her Mind" (1998). More political than her "personal" versions of the genre she produced for Bravo . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Citizen Walken
    Join actor Chris Walken and some of his celebrity "friends", as they take you on a harrowing, yet oddly exhilarating journey to the black heart of his tortured soul. All will be . . . (more)

    Closed March 6, 2004

      City of Islands: How Two Boys Used Half a Radio, Some Cereal and a Sandwich to Possibly Save the World
    The fun, strange tale of a scared little boy and an unwashed hero, and the things they have to do to get their parents back. With a mix of fantasy and comedy, writer/performer . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Civil Liberties — An Avant-garde Musical
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    Influenced by electric jazz, modern opera and electronic dance music, the composer uses computers during the show to improvise melodies using the actors' voices. Every . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 22, 2004

      Claymont
    It is 1969 and soldiers are going to Vietnam, astronauts are landing on the moon, and Neil Greenglass is hopelessly in love with the rebellious neighbor boy who is temporarily . . . (more)
    Emerging Artists Theatre Company (EAT)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Clever
    Two guys pretend to be two other guys who pretend to be themselves and other people. Then two other guys pretend to be two actors playing the two guys the other two guys were . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 7, 2002

      Clever
    With nothing but a little encouragement in the wrong direction, the indelibly clever Oliver and Stanley find that no idea is too big for them to ponder: "An automatic Judge . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Clinton's View: a Hell's Kitchen Story
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    Clinton's View follows the volatile socioeconomic changes of a New York neighborhood over the past four decades. With a different writer for each decade all set within the same . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 20, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      CLONE
    What if you were taken over by you? John clones himself to escape loneliness. John 2 meets Jennifer and falls in love. John wants a piece of the action. John 2 has a different . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 12, 2008

      Close Ties
    "Close Ties" is a large and beautiful ensemble play. It tells the story of three generations of the Frye family gathering at their vacation home in the Berkshires. The center . . . (more)

    Closed April 6, 2002

      Cloud Nine
    Explores race and gender issues in a darkly comic way, time-warping between Victorian-era Africa and late 1970's London. Much beloved by theater audiences for over 20 years, . . . (more)

    Closed March 2, 2002

      Cocaine Dreams
    You must master your habit alone. I mastered mine; it never mastered me. Cocaine Dreams is a voyeuristic, surreal ride through one mans obsession with Sigmund Freud, . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

      Cockfighters
    Set at midnight on a run-down farm in present-day West Texas, where rage and violence are common occurrences, COCKFIGHTERS explores the aftermath of a brutal murder. While . . . (more)

    Closed March 16, 2002

      Collective Unconscious Autohistorical Event #8
    The Collective is more than a theater. Now commemorating our 8th annual autohistorical event, Collective: Unconscious is a downtown New York performance institution. This . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 28, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      College: The Musical
    Endless parties. Skipping classes. Drunken hook-ups. And… um… finding yourself? COLLEGE: The Musical offers a tuneful take on modern campus life — celebrating the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Colonel's Wife, A new play
    Adapted to a concept of Visual Theatre, conceived, designed and directed by Roi Escudero Bubi An isolated woman's romantic fantasies deceive her. Beneath passion and desire, a . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 9, 2001

      Colored Exposures
    Extremely satirical patchwork of Black characters by a younger, more serious-minded Flip Wilson. Daniel Boyd Beaty's fresh round face, devious wit and assured character acting . . . (more)

    Closed April 17, 2004

      Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
    JIMMY DEAN takes place in an old Five and Dime store in the near desolate town of McCarthy, Texas. The play centers around a 20-year reunion of the Disciples of James Dean, a fan . . . (more)

    Closed March 3, 2002

      Come Back to the 7-Eleven, Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley
    Welcome to Lantanahootchie, Mississippi — a gothic Southern town where Tennessee Williams meets The Twilight Zone. Come Back to the 7-Eleven, Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley . . . (more)

    Opened June 24, 2004

      Comedy 101
    COMEDY 101 is set up as a college course in humor, with the audience as the students. Stodgy middle-aged professor Frank Ridins (played by Mr. Hogue) teaches an introductory . . . (more)

    Closed July 28, 2004

      ComedySportz
    ComedySportz is an interactive improv experience. Two teams battle for laughter and points, all based on audience suggestions. ComedySportz features a rotating cast of NYC's best . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 21, 2002

      Coming and Going
    A youthful, modern epic with a True West flare. A bittersweet three-generational tale, the play is centered around one man's attempt to unearth the truth about his family's . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 8, 2009

      Coming, Aphrodite
    La MaMa E.T.C. and Watson Arts will present the World Premiere of COMING, APHRODITE! beginning February 20th. This new musical adaptation of a novella by Willa Cather is written . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 23, 2005

      Communion
    The American premiere of "COMMUNION," the critically acclaimed dark comedy by award-winning Irish playwright AIDAN MATHEWS about a disparate family that attempts to put aside . . . (more)
    Origin Theatre Co.

    Closed April 26, 2009

      CoMotion
    Two worlds collide as Blessed Unrest and the New York University Percussion Ensemble combine classical percussion and physical theatre. This explosive show is Blessed Unrest's . . . (more)
    Blessed Unrest

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      

      Confessions of an Art School Model
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    "Erotic art is a meditation between the artist, the model and the audience" * Picasso. Bring out your voyeuristic side and discover the difference between nakedness and nudity, . . . (more)

    Closed July 21, 2001
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      Confluence: Under Construction
    A series of original, innovative play readings by Confluence Theatre Company. (See details)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Confronting the Other
    An exciting multimedia performance created by a teenage ensemble examining the role of "The Outsider" in our communities, our homes and ourselves posing the question, "Do humans . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Conjecture
    Headless Whorse directed by Robin Rapoport, fuses dance with sculpture. Different scenarios allow the dances to remain tangible and viewer friendly. Engendering curiosity and . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 18, 2001

      Connections
    TheDrillingCompany had selected its fall theme "Connections" long before September 11. And from November 3 18, TDC will explore — through an evening of short plays, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Consumer Behavior
    Consumer Behavior is a funky pop rock neo-vaudevillian musical satirizing the all-consuming world of advertising, market research, and the surveillance of our very souls. Against . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      CONTROL
    Hold on to your remotes!! When vertically challenged and sexually confused Brady gets fired hes forced to move in with loudmouth college dropout Holly. Together they crash into . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 4, 2004

      The Cook
    The Cook takes place in the luxurious kitchen of a mansion in Havana over the course of four tumultuous decades, as seen from the point of view of Gladys, the cook. The play . . . (more)

    Closed March 2, 2003

      Cookin' at the Cookery: The Music & Times of Alberta Hunter
    The dynamic life and career of legendary blues singer and international star Alberta Hunter. After the death of her mother, Alberta gave up her music career at the age of 61 to . . . (more)

    Opened June 20, 2004

      

      Cooking the Books: A Recipe for Murder
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    An action packed comedy, musical murder mystery about corrupt stock brokers who choose to murder rather than go to jail. The cast features Mykeko E. Bryant, Ann Estill, . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2001

      Copyright Evil
    Eavesdrop on a day in the life of the Devil, who gives the final review for an accumulative exam on the history of evil. Along the way, he reveals the origins of such influential . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 8, 2009

      Cornbury: The Queen's Governor
    Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury, was the English governor of New York and New Jersey, from 1702-1708. A controversial figure, he is rememberedfor his rumored habit of dressing as his . . . (more)
    Theatre Askew

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Corner
    They don't know who they are, where they are, why they're there or where they are going The Corner is a physical comedy that takes the audience on a surreal, often times absurd . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 1, 2004

      

      Corporate Rock
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    At Rolling Stone Magazine 30-year-old copyeditor Dylan can't get any of his own esoteric pieces on worthy, but obscure, alternative rock bands published by the magazine's brass. . . . (more)

    Closed July 24, 2004

      Cosmic Wonders, Comic Blunders
    The one-act plays in "COSMIC WONDERS, COMIC BLUNDERS" include "THE BODY SHOP" by BOB OST, a comedy about reincarnation. "HOW I LEARNED THE FACTS OF LIFE" by TERRI CAMPION tells . . . (more)

    Closed March 6, 2005

      Counsellor-at-Law
    Elmer Rice's COUNSELLOR-AT-LAW is a tightly plotted melodrama about a cynical attorney's struggle to avoid disbarment. Having bootstrapped his way out of the Jewish ghetto, . . . (more)

    Closed June 30, 2002

      Counting Coup
    Written and directed by Mike Gorman (The Fabulous Giggin Brothers). A soccer player learns to succeed using a Sioux ritual by which an animal spirit imparts its power to a . . . (more)

    Closed March 24, 2002

      A Crack in the Ground
    A new full-length drama by Ian Mackenzie Jeffers, A Crack In the Ground depicts the story of a young man released from a mental hospital returning to his birth place to piece . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 14, 2001

      Cracked
    It's Thanksgiving, and time once again for American sons and daughters to make the usual pilgrimage home to visit the family. For some, it's pleasant. For others, it's . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Crash Bound
    I am a seagull . . . No, no, I'm a flight attendant. Love, math and paranoia collide at 30,000 feet. Crash Bound, a comedy, combines statistics and seduction on an absurdist flight . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 18, 2009

      Craven Monkey and the Mountain of Fury
    A Darwinian Martial-Arts Fairy Tale in Which Monkeys and Monsters Beat the Crap Out of Each Other This December, Piper McKenzie (the creators of the 2007 Brick Theater . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 1, 2008

      

      Crawl, Fade to White
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    In "CRAWL, FADE TO WHITE" business is at an all time low for Louise in her profession as a "consultant." So in order to keep her daughter April in school, she must sell an . . . (more)
    13P

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      CREENA DEFOOUIE
    Welcome to the home, retreat, boudoir of counsellor Creena. Her unique services help half-wits who lack harmony and hormonal balance. Mental patients go missinga case for . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 13, 2002

      Crossing Over
    A new music theater cabaret with Tom Bogdan (vocals) and Harry Huff (piano), directed by Terry Creach. The title of the show has a double-meaning. On one hand, it refers to . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 18, 2001

      The Crucible
    The fall portion of New Jersey Shakespeare Festival's 2001 Season continues with Arthur Miller's timeless American classic. Nineteen men and women have been hanged at . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Cruising To Croatia
    Two blind buddies pose as musicians on a cruise ship, in search of a seductive internet voice. A stern woman captain, the lovely Dr. Lena and a Texas billionaire clash with . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 3, 2004

      Crux
    CRUX is the latest BrokenArmProductions' play written by award winning, published playwright, Joseph Langham. It is the author's response to the current world political climate, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Cryolumia
    A tasty combination of world-class ice sculpting, live video, and erotic movement art. 2 Olympic ice carvers 2 well-oiled chainsaws 1 pound of fresh beats 6 hot young dancers 400 . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 2, 2003

      

      Culture Bandit
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    Follow the Hebrew Mamita; a native New Yorker; and her unique, hilarious and sometimes explosive relationships with the diverse cultures that make up our city. Through . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 24, 2002

      The Cure at Troy
    Seamus Heaneys poetic translation of Sophocles ancient Greek tragedy "Philoctetes," which was first performed in 409 B.C. The Sophoclean play narrows the dramatic focus to . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Curiouser & Curiouser
    Alice plays chess with men in riduculous hats, is yelled at by white rabbits made from handkerchiefs and goes on boat rides with playing cards. A sweet puppet made of doll parts . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 23, 2002

      Curve
    Reminiscent of the monologue work of past artists such as Whoopi Goldberg and Lily Tomlin, Curve introduces Nicholas Devine as an exciting, new monologist in a full-length . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      CYCLE: a vaudeville comedy
    Blown from scene to scene on her shiny red Schwinn, Charlotte Shrubsole races after the Secret Of Success. Crossing fates with a troupe of performers from the past, she's drawn . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Cycling Past the Matterhorn
    A hilarious and poignant comedy about a mediocre (at best) British psychic who wants to leg it to America to escape the eccentric clutches of her blind mother who is hell bent on . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 4, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      Cyclone (and the Pig-Faced Lady)
    Book & Lyrics by Dana Leslie Goldstein; Music by Rima Fand Sally Kaplan’s hit comic book “Cyclone” is set in the glamorous, seedy Coney Island of the 1920’s, where . . . (more)

    Closed March 1, 2002

      

      Cymbeline
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