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    Complete archive, 1999-present

    2008-2009 reviews:
  • Anaïs Nin Goes To Hell
  • 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 Dec. 22, 2002

    A two-person deconstructed tragic comedy with a political punch. Linda Mussmann has created a new mixed-media production, "H.A.M.L.E.T.," that stages Shakespeare's timeless tale . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 14, 2008


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    The musical that created history by bringing rock n'roll to the theatrical stage, Hair defines the '60's generation by examining a group of young adults struggling for . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 2, 2003

      Hallelujah Breakdown
    A farcical coming-out/ coming of age story told in a Brighton Beach Memoirs-esque style. Taking place in the early 70's, the story is about an adolescent who becomes a born . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

    A pageant in which a woman looks backwards and forwards at her life, a young man and woman commit a crime, and Everyman takes a journey from which she won't return. (See details)

    Closed Feb. 8, 2009

    Tokyo's acclaimed Company East returns to New York with a unique adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Director and choreographer Kenji Kawarasaki's production, which blends . . . (more)

    Closed March 17, 2002

    Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theater will revive its distinctive 1997 production of "Hamlet." In its debut year, the production earned accolades at The Vineyard 26 Theatre . . . (more)

    Closed March 10, 2002

      The Hamlet Project
    William Electric Black adapts Shakespeare's tragedy into a hip hop/rock musical using the Bard's actual dialogue. Black, a five-time Emmy Award winning writer for Sesame . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 26, 2002

      The Hammer Variations
    Jon Keith Brunelle will present his laptop story-show, The Hammer Variations. Private detective Mike Hammer is plagued by war dread and runaway nanobots in . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

      Hands in Me
    How many licks does it take to get to the center of an ultra-co-dependent, sexually precocious urban princess who's bound by an unrelenting chemical love affair? A bed-time . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

      Hanged Man's Lover
    A performance of songs to the provocative poems of Polish outlaw poet Rafal Wojaczek combines kindness and cruelty, bold sexuality and play with gender roles. It explores the . . . (more)

    Closed March 30, 2002


      HAR HAR: An Evening With Harburg Harrisbrandt
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    HARBURG HARRISBRANDT is an exceptional singer-songwriter afflicted with an extreme case of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). The Pit: a dark, dusty Lower East Side dive. It . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 1, 2002

      Harlem Duet
    A rhapsodic blues tragedy a rich tapestry of love, revenge, loyalty and madness. Written and Directed by DJANET SEARS. Shakespeares Othello provides one of the first . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 9, 2003

      The Harlequin Studies
    Bill Irwin takes on the historic Harlequin character, the lewd and lazy rogue of commedia dell'arte. With acrobats and live music, the play is a series of sketches that will . . . (more)
    Signature Theatre Co.

    Closed Nov. 9, 2008

      Harm's Way
    HARM'S WAY tells the tale of a career Army prosecutor who investigates a possible war crime against Iraqi civilians by U.S troops while at the same time fighting to save his . . . (more)
    Circus Theatricals

    Closed Sept. 24, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      The Hatpin
    Amber Murray advertised her baby in a newspaper classifieds section in the hope of saving his life and ended up embroiled in one of the most captivating, moving and exciting . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2001

      Havana Is Waiting
    Eduardo Machado's play explores the comic gravity in a bittersweet tale of a child's paradise lost and an adult's attempt to regain it. Thirty-eight years after he was shipped . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 28, 2003

      He Died With a Felafel in His Hand
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    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

    Headcase is a surreal trip into the mind of LIZ, a perfectly "normal" twenty-something New Yorker who just happens to have tried to kill herself. The boundary between true . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 24, 2002


      Heard (But Not Scene)
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    Both plays in the evening, as a result of their innovative concepts and storytelling devices, redefine what a play can be, while providing a unique opportunity for a director . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 16, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Heaven Forbid(s)!
    Lifes a bitch and then you die! The ultimate multi-cultural experience! Outcast souls-pimps, transgender, and others, convene in purgatory to convince the man upstairs to let . . . (more)
    Official site

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

      Heaven in Your Pocket
    En route to musical stardom in Nashville, The Heavenly Belles — a female family singing trio from Heaven, Oklahoma — take an unexpected detour to Kansas City where an . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 28, 2001
    (The Ibsen Series)

      Hedda Gabler
    One of Henrik Ibsen's most popular and enduring plays, "Hedda Gabler" is his 1890 masterpiece about a charismatic and conniving aristocrat whose inability to adjust to . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 31, 2004


      The Heiress
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    This revival of Ruth & Augustus Goetzes classic play centers around a socially awkward and painfully shy spinster who stands to inherit a tidy sum. When a dashing but . . . (more)
    Roundtable Ensemble

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

    "Helen," the newest multimedia theater production conceived, designed and directed by Theodora Skipitares, relates a lesser-known version of the legend of Helen of . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 21, 2004

      Hell Meets Henry Halfway
    Soho ThinkTank and the Polish Cultural Institute are proud to present Pig Iron Theatre Company's new work Hell Meets Henry Halfway by Adriano Shaplin (wrote recently transferred . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 29, 2001


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    Todd Alcott, best known as a screenwriter for the film "Antz," premieres "Helsinor," retelling the story of Hamlet from a slightly skewed . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 3, 2003

      Henry 5
    This "Henry 5" is performed by the mysterious 'Henry,' a street vendor of the ilk currently selling Iraqi playing cards. He uses rough media, simple objects, a Balinese shadow . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      Henry 5
    Henry is five and from his bedroom declares war. Watch as he convinces his toys to fight and transforms his bunk beds into 24 locations. Seeing "Phillips at work makes you feel . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 27, 2001

      Henry IV
    Pirandello's acknwledged masterpiece explores the conflict between reality and fantasy. "Henry IV," the protagonist of the play, is actually a 20th century Italian . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      The Hermitage of An Exiled Chain Smoker
    Smoking is banned and lives are ruined. From behind his heavily reinforced apartment door, one neurotic New Yorker fights for the freedom of all cigarettes. He'll never leave . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Hero Of The Slocum
    June 15, 1904. A paddlesteamer catches fire on the East River. Over 1100 women and children from the lower East Side die in minutes. June 15, 1984. Nobody remembers. Except the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

    A high-energy, theatrical experiment, born out of the visual vocabulary of club culture — aggressive movement, captivating, non-stop music and raw, passionate energy. Heroin(e) . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)


      Hidden Fees*
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    Capitalist Moscow is booming, as two siblings struggle to read the fine print of their dreams. A new comedy that takes a closer look at the price of progress. Here's a hint: . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 27, 2002

      High Fife
    High Fife employs not only the unique style of each cast member, but also uses a variety of media to deliver their layered comedy, from film to video to slides to original music . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 20, 2008

      HILLARY: A Modern Greek Tragedy With a (Somewhat) Happy Ending
    Written by WENDY WEINER Directed by JULIE KRAMER MIA BARRON and DARREN PETTIE WILL PORTRAY HILLARY AND BILL CLINTON Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, and Aphrodite, . . . (more)
    New Georges

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Him and Her
    The juggle and struggle of life, love and career. "HIM" . . . a one man musical about a songwriter on the verge of fatherhood in NYC, 1988. "A startling original . . . " (New York . . . (more)

    Closed March 7, 2009

      The Historye of Queen Esther, of King Ahasverus & of the Haughty Haman
    Just in time for the Purim season, Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre will perform its "The Historye of Queen Esther, of King Ahasverus & of the Haughty Haman" from . . . (more)
    Chekoslovak-American Marionette Theatre

    Closed March 30, 2003

      Hold Please
    Corporate corruption? CEO scandals? So what. In HOLD PLEASE, it's the office break room, not the board room, where the power plays out. Two generations of women — . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Hold the Doors
    Carry a light heart into and out of love. Make new discoveries and uncover old fancies in the lives of Denise the Elevator Operator, Bruce the Chair Manufacturer, and Lionel the . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 21, 2002

      Holiday Punch
    Somewhere between Scrooge, the Grinch and a post-holiday hangover is JACKIE BEAT, everyone's favorite big and bawdy, bold and ballsy, in-your-face funny "lady". On December 15, . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 19, 2003


      Holoocaust Stories
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    HOLOCAUST STORIES, performed to critical acclaim in NYC and Canada, is made up of three dance/theater works inspired by literature about the Holocaust. HOLOCAUST STORIES . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 31, 2001

      Homosexual Acts
    An evening of short plays and songs examining various aspects of gay life. The Virtual Closet by James Edwin Parker: The world premiere of a new work by the author of the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 1, 2004

      Hoover: A Love Story
    If ever a man had it all, it was FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Political power. The respect of a nation. The ear of the president. And a mother who adored him. What more . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      Horror Vacui
    Three eccentric sisters and their melancholic brother run an empty hotel. Enter Tallulah, the perfect guest. But things are not as they seem and events take a diabolical turn. . . . (more)

    Closed June 1, 2002


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    "HOSPICE" concerns the relationship of two African American women: Alice Anderson and her daughter Jenny. Years before, Alice had abandoned her 10-year-old daughter and . . . (more)

    Closed April 12, 2003

    Using the latest in cutting-edge performance technology, Axis Company will present the 5th and most spectacular installment of its annual Hospital series. The serial opens . . . (more)
    Axis Company

    Closed Aug. 31, 2001

    Examines the memory and imagination of a terminal hospital patient. Four separate episodes of this serial run for two weeks each. (See details)
    Official site

    Closed July 25, 2009

      Hospital (2009)
    A man is adrift in space. His mother ship — EARHEART — is a distant smudge on the void that has no horizon. He sits in the small escape pod — NOMAD — and . . . (more)
    Axis Company

    Closed May 1, 2005

      Hot 'N' Throbbing
    Signature Theatre Company, under the direction of Founding Artistic Director James Houghton and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, with 2004-05 Guest Artistic Director Kate . . . (more)
    Signature Theatre Co.

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Hot Cripple
    Legally Blonde meets Michael Moore. Climb aboard a hilariously devastating wild ride into this country's healthcare and welfare systems. Hot Cripple tells all. Writer: . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 31, 2001

      Hot! Celebration of Queer Culture
    The 10th annual festival of theater, music, dance, poetry, fiction, and comedy by gay, lesbian, and transgender performing artists and writers. Call theater for showtimes and . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 15, 2003

      Hotel Babele
    The Tank and Petit Soleil are proud to present the US Premiere of HOTEL BABELE, directed by Aldo Vivoda and performed by members of Petit Soleil, a larger than life, . . . (more)

    Closed June 25, 2009

    Watson, a grieving widower, takes up lodgings once again with famous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, a man the world believed to be dead. Holmes is approached with a case . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      House of Merry
    Entrez-vous, you! Put your filthiest pair of boots on backwards and discover a heap of deliciously dirty dialogue, wicked playfulness, twisted sisterly rivalry and majestic . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 21, 2004

    HOUSE/BOY is the final part of Nicky Paraiso's ASIAN BOYS TRILOGY, which previously included ASIAN BOYS and HOUSES AND JEWELS. Both were stories of growing up gay and . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed May 9, 2004

    The "Asian Boys" trilogy that Nicky Paraiso began at P.S. 122 in 1994 will be completed ten years later at La MaMa, where Paraiso is now Cultural Minister of the second-floor . . . (more)

    Closed April 12, 2003


      How His Bride Came to Abraham
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    Set in the occupied territory of Lebanon near the Israeli border. Here an Israeli Defense Forces lieutenent and a young Palestinian woman are forced to spend a night together. . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 28, 2004

      How I Killed My Roommate
    It's not that easy for a Hit man to retire from the mob and follow his dream of becoming an actor in NYC. He meets the roommate from hell and FORGETTABOUTIT!!! (See details)
    Group II Productions

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      How to Act Around Cops
    Alone on a deserted stretch of highway, a cop tries to connect a series of bizarre encounters. Logan Brown's captivating noir puzzle is the latest offering from Singularity, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

    When Tuesday falls in love with Tony who falls for Trevor whos boyfriend Troy just hung himself things get a little sticky! This balls to the wall comedy is about what happens . . . (more)

    Closed March 31, 2002

    Siberian legends are used to create a World Music-Theater piece about a woman who kills a wolf, only to be pursued by the pack and discover that she is, in fact, from the Wolf . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 25, 2004

      The Hunger Waltz
    Explores one woman's search for identity over a period of 600 years. The play takes place in three acts, in three time periods: the 18th century, the 20th century, and . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

    A raw, poignant comedy, HUSTLE explores a meeting between two homeless friends exposing the contract, boundaries, and expectations defining the rules of their relationship. . . . (more)

    Closed June 29, 2002

    Hyperlinks is a unique longform where the audience has the power to edit forcing the players to jump to new scenes at their every whim. Starring Adam Felber, Adrianne Frost, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003


      Hysterical: a Short History of the Vibrator
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    Why was the vibrator developed for home use before the vacuum cleaner or electric iron? "Anyone with a sense of humor and an interest in male-female relations will find this gem . . . (more)

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