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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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    Past events starting with: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9




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    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      E to Jamaica Center
    Urban wit and desperate humor on the E train round-trip to Jamaica, Queens. If freaks come out at night, two young sistas hold their own against some of NYC's finest. At the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Eagle Squadron GO!
    It's 1940. American flyboys join the Battle of Britain in the famed Eagle Squadron. From the flaming skies over Picadilly to the Nazi-infested farmhouses of France, Yankee . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed May 18, 2003

      

      The Earth's Sharp Edge
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    Thaddeus Phillips, while carrying a book titled "Extreme Islam," was detained last summer for a half-day at Newark Airport after returning from Colombia and Morocco. The . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 22, 2008

      East 10th Street: Self Portrait
    Axis Company will present EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE, a new play by and about Downtown performance icon Edgar Oliver. This look at a life on the fringes of . . . (more)
    Axis Company

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Eastwest
    Armed with sticks and stones to break bones, our brave battalions have been beckoned into the bowels of the battlefield. Currently, our troops fight enemy factions hunkered in . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2002

      eatFest
    The Emerging Artists Theatre Company (EAT), one of New York's longest-running playwright-driven companies, will host EATFest: Fall 2002, EAT's semi-annual short-play festival . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 27, 2002

      

      Ecco Porco
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    Poor Porco! Gonzo Porco, Ph.D., the loveable, swinish subject of Mabou Mines' "Ecco Porco", which premieres at P.S. 122 January 3 (through January 27), has . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 29, 2004

      Echoes of the War
    THE OLD LADY SHOWS HER MEDALS will feature two-time Tony Award-winner Frances Sternhagen in the title role. Ms. Sternhagen recently appeared in Talking Heads, for which she . . . (more)
    Mint Theater Company

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      edWARd2
    edWARd2 is a fantastical reinvention of Marlowe's Edward II. Using puppetry, poetry, music, and dance, edWARd2 explores the themes of love, betrayal, murder and bigotry. The play . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Eggs and the Rebound Guy
    " . . . Bad dates, heartache, and broken condoms." At thirty, Dru decides to have a baby and embarks on a comical quest for her true happiness. After meeting Terrence, she asks . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 18, 2001
    (SF -- The Sci-Fi Event)

      

      Einstein's Dreams
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    A theatrical adaptation of Alan Lightman's 1993 international best-selling novel about a young Einstein working on his Theory of Relativity and the dreams he has as a result; . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Einstein's Dreams
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    In time there are an infinity of worlds. Einstein's Dreams, the award-winning adaptation of the novel by Alan Lightman, explores the complex and illusory nature of time, as . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      el poder de cuatro
    teatro de los interesados (of popular downtown variety show Dog & Pony) performs el poder de cuatro, a lo-rent, high art hallucination inspired by the magical powers of the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Elephant Man: The Musical
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    John Merrick gets to sing and dance on Broadway in this off-beat, big-hearted, wickedly funny parody of all that's excessive and banal in musical theater. (Some small license . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Elephant Titus
    General Titus Andronicus returns to Rome with a hideous disfiguring disease and hes just nuts about it. Two classic tales intertwine in a way never seen before on stage. . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 14, 2001
    (Ice Factory '01)

      Elevator Repair Service
    A first look at an as-yet-untitled new piece by the Elevator Repair Service, in which the group returns to its original impulses: asking tough questions about how theater works . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Eliot & Estlin
    Two dapper heroines board a train and find themselves in a romantic quandary. Will they stage a coup damour before reaching their destination? And what will their lovers, . . . (more)

    Closed May 9, 2004

      

      The Eliots
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    A poetic performance piece based on T.S. Eliot and his estranged wife Vivienne's relationship. The play, provoked by the recent biography "Painted Shadow: The Life of Vivienne . . . (more)

    Closed April 25, 2004

      Embedded
    Written and directed by Tim Robbins, EMBEDDED is a ripped-from-the-headlines satire about the madness surrounding the brave women and men on the front lines in a Mid-East . . . (more)
    The Actors' Gang

    Closed March 3, 2002

      

      Embers
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    EMBERS was inspired by the story of sculptor Louise Nevelson, who climbed the ladder of the New York art world in the middle part of the twentieth century. EMBERS carves out a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Emergency Non-stop
    The famous and infamous alike come to the "Non-Stop" hospital, hidden in the forests of Eastern Europe. It's plastic surgeon Dr. Rich they want. Prosthetic heads, hunchbacks, . . . (more)

    Closed May 25, 2002

      Empire Gas
    Set in 1980 in a Long Island suburb, EMPIRE GAS examines the effects of misplaced fear and racism on a community reeling from the shock of the Iranian Hostage Crisis. John . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 28, 2008
    (1st Irish 2008)

      End of Lines
    An evening of five short plays inspired by journeys on the NYC subway, critically acclaimed Origin Theatre Company challenged five of Ireland’s leading young playwrights to . . . (more)
    Origin Theatre Co.

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Engendered Species
    In the battle of the sexes, everybody wants to be on top! Come watch the last million years of gender wars condensed into a raucous hour of satire. At the end, you'll wonder how . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 29, 2003

      

      Epic Family Epic
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    An evening of bizarre humor and surreal food by Obie Award winning writer/director Ain Gordon. Epic Family Epic, or the Hell Family Supper is a furious comedy of . . . (more)

    Closed May 18, 2003

      Epimenides: The Story of the Unknown God
    A terrible plague is devastating 6th century BC Athens. The Athenians visit the Oracle of Delphi (the psychic hotline of the time) who unexpectedly suggests they search for the . . . (more)
    Cube City Entertainment

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Equal Protection
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    Early, that day, the snow fell gently. Later, cold Great Lakes winds changed the ephemeral dusting into a storm. A normal winter day in Wolverine, Michigan_ or so it seemed. Mom . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 24, 2002

      

      Erotic Adventures in Venice
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    An ironic, sarcastic satire about the colossal scandal in Italian politics during 1991-92. At the end of World War II, the Christian Democrats, with the assistance of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Escape From Pterodactyl Island: a Musical Adventure
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    a foot-stomping Jurassic Park (TimeOut London) A tongue-in-cheek musical homage to Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. Sexually-repressed Englishmen shipwrecked on an island with a mad . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Espejo Blanco
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    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Espresso Trasho
    The caffeinated musical comedy. Sex, lattes, and megabucks in a post-modem spin on Sheridan's classic comedy, School for Scandal. Join the jitterati at TriBeCa's rad internet . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 1, 2008

      Eureka!
    Published in 1847, the "Prose Poem," as Poe called it, lays out with astonishing forethought what has since come to be called the Big Bang Theory. The Living Theatre has adapted . . . (more)
    The Living Theatre

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Eva
    On April 30, 1945 Eva Braun bit into a thin glass vial of cyanide and died. She was later doused with gasoline and burned. NYtheater.com called our work "A testament to the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 2, 2002
    (Eve's Apple (2001))

      Eve's Apple (Group 1)
    Eve's Apple was established in 2000 to provide a forum for new one-person shows, with no other limitation on theme or format; participants are given fee rein to experiment with . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 2, 2002
    (Eve's Apple (2001))

      Eve's Apple (Group 2)
    Eve's Apple was established in 2000 to provide a forum for new one-person shows, with no other limitation on theme or format; participants are given fee rein to experiment with . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 3, 2002
    (Eve's Apple (2001))

      Eve's Apple (Group 3)
    Eve's Apple was established in 2000 to provide a forum for new one-person shows, with no other limitation on theme or format; participants are given fee rein to experiment with . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      An evening with Burton & Russell
    Divas, Disney, . . . and Dick! Burton & Russell skewer the theatre in a hilarious evening of twisted plays and sketches. From the seedy, sometimes sticky stage of an all male . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      An Evening With Harburg Harrisbrandt
    Harburg, an exceptional singer-songwriter afflicted with Attention Deficit Disorder, attempts to perform his set of soothing songs. Constant distraction, a missing set list, . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 26, 2002

      Event #3
    Eight composers and eight writers are randomly paired on a Friday evening. They are given some guidelines in creating a new music theatre piece. The first draft is sight read . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 13, 2009

      Everybody Cries @ Christmas
    Love, Joy, Eggnog? How about Death, Theft, and Addiction. (Because Most Violent Deaths Happen Around the Holidays.) Are the holidays for you a time of love and caring? A . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Exodus
    People are starving. Child labor is legal. Religion is Law. Welcome to Paradise! A new form of slavery has stemmed from a familiar place- gentrification. But can the children . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Expat/Inferno
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    Post 9/11 New York City. A fateful encounter with a heartbroken French chanteuse at the Cock and a mysterious phone call send Danny on a trip to Paris to look for his missing . . . (more)

    Closed July 10, 2004

      The Expense of Spirit
    A New Play Written & Directed by Josh Fox Can the war in Iraq destroy a video store in Brooklyn? (See details)
    International WOW Company

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Exploring Dementia!
    The show your mother was afraid of! When frenzied characters crash into your favorite comedy styles, someone is going to get hurt. With a wanna be punk rocker, a foul-mouthed . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      Extraordinary Rendition
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    An interrogator is obsessed with decoding a mysterious broadcast from an unknown enemy. Are they poised to strike? A secret fear casts a shadow, shaking the interrogator's . . . (more)
    Official site



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    Past events starting with: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9