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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 Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      O! Balletto
    When Baroque power collides with contemporary passion a rich human drama unfolds throughout this innovative multi-arts work. Elegant and raucous, this movement portrait is a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Oatmeal and a Cigarette
    Mommys got his hands full: Billys 340 pounds, 6'6" and only three! Babysitter Jane cares for Billy — a lot. All Billy wants is to grow up, but Mommy needs convincing. Grab your . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      Oba Koso ( the King Did Not Hang)
    He trained them as his bondsmen, their quest for power frightens him; out of fear of the unknown, he demanded for their heads to satisfy the peoples' plea for peace . . . in a chain . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

      An Obscure Week During the Coming of Age of Tom Noise
    An Obscure Week During the Coming of Age of Tom Noise drops Tom into this next chapter's public foray in reality and confrontation with himself and love's experiential value. . . . (more)

    Closed May 5, 2002

      The Odd Couple
    See details.

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

      Of Mice and Men
    Packing as strong an emotional punch as it did when it premiered over 60 years ago, OF MICE AND MEN reveals the simple joy of innocence and what happens when it runs . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

      Often I find that I am naked
    A deliciously raw, dark and witty account of one woman's passionate journey into the arena of contemporary social and sexual politics. It is about a search for love, . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 4, 2008

      Oh What a War
    A fantasy of flagrant disobedience, OH WHAT WAR is an underground entertainment performed by a band of deserters stuck in No Man’s Land. Their scavenged video battlefield is a . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 13, 2009

      Oh, Those Beautiful Weimar Girls
    The New Stage Theatre Company ( makes its La MaMa debut December 4 to 13 with a cabaret-style re-imagining of its 2008 production, "Oh, Those Beautiful . . . (more)
    New Stage Theatre Company

    Closed Dec. 21, 2008

      Oh, Those Beautiful Weimar Girls
    New Stage Theatre Company will present the world premiere of "Oh, Those Beautifl Weimar Girls," an original play with music and dance about Anita Berber, from November 14 to . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

    Two strangers, a hotel guest and a chambermaid, meet every midnight to share their secret erotic fantasies for pure pleasure and power without realizing the danger that they . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 23, 2002

      On Polaroids
    A group of insomniacs delve into the reasons why they cannot sleep. Polaroid snapshots trigger their tales, revealing horrors that the sleepless cannot forget. Haunted by . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      On the Clock-2 One Acts by Matthew Swan
    Selma's Break and Rx are two one-acts that celebrate who we become, once our allowance stops. "A Man is his Job," someone smart once said. Selma and Bobby learn to love . . . (more)

    Closed July 30, 2004

      On the Couch with Nora Armani
    Tired of being told by casting directors she's either "too ethnic" or "not ethnic enough," Nora Armani, an actress, singer, dancer and poet, has created her own one-woman show. . . . (more)

    Closed May 9, 2004

      Once Upon A Mattress
    Following the success of last season's "Wild Thing," our fantastical family series continues with a hilarious journey into the musical world of kings, queens, and knights. . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

      Once Upon an Ever After
    SWM and SAF composing somewhat deranged fairytale seeking an audience with a flair for the fantastical and looking for some theatrical intoxication. A play of mask, shadow, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      One - (the other)
    Award winning international Perpetual Motion Theatre mix movement, multi-lingual text and video. A poignant, high energy ode to the mavericks of life, an "outsider's" attempt to . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

      One Drives While The Other Screams
    Two strangers travel cross-country seeking fame on reality TV. Painless, jobless, and loveblind, Loren and Polly creep motel by motel toward a gameshow called Russian Roulette. . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      One Seat in the Shade
    Scott thinks Randall has a much younger lover. To save their twenty-seven year relationship, Scott pays their way to Spain. In their sweltering, dilapidated hotel they encounter . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      One Shot
    ONE SHOT (Direct from Australia) Charlie has one shot . . . .it is his last . . . it has been spinning around in his head for some time . . . .it is to save him . . . it is to save her . . . ONE . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

    morphs acutely observed characters into amusing, moving, kick-ass theatrical confessions, revealing absurd and authentic ideas about the world around and inside us. (55min) (See details)

    Closed Aug. 19, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      ONEWORD - an extended poetree
    Another frog jumps from the pond . . . as poet-eurythmist Gail Langstroth eloquently evokes The Connecticut Mannequin, Dump Trucks, and Raving Nuns from her arena full of . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 26, 2003

      Only the Dead: 31 Bond
    "The O.J. Trial of Its Day " — New York Times. 'Only the Dead' are stories buried in Brooklyn's spectacular Greenwood Cemetery. Our first tale, 31 Bond, revolves around a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 20, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Operation Adelmo
    First came THE 3 TENORS, then THE SOPRANOS, now . . . Live entertainment for the YouTube generation filled with music, magic, singing, opera, showgirls, clowns, kazoos, Rice . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 28, 2003

      Operation American Freedom
    Famed media critic Mark Crispin Miller takes on the abysmal state of US politics today-the Bush/Cheney kleptocracy, the vitriolic GOP, the craven Democrats and, above all, the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003

      Operation Knockout
    Can making love really prevent war? This classified comedy has the answer with supermodels, spies, torrid romance, international intrigue, salacious news stories, cagey . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 20, 2005

      Oranges Like the Sun
    Set against the socio-political backdrop of English and South African societies, ORANGES LIKE THE SUN spans nearly four decades — from 1961 to 1999 — as it looks . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 22, 2002

      Oratorio of the Possibilitarians
    Bread and Puppet Theatre's new work features the Irresistible-Growth Symphony with texts from Joel Kovel's latest work: The Enemy of Nature, as well as the . . . (more)

    Closed April 19, 2009


      An Oresteia
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    A kaleidoscopic epic trilogy of power, revenge and redemption compiles works of Ancient Greece's greatest tragedians: Agamemnon by Aeschylus, Elektra by Sophocles and Orestes by . . . (more)
    Classic Stage Company

    Closed Sept. 17, 2008


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    The renowned choreographer Luca Veggetti directs this monumental work incorporating theater, dance, music, and projections. This will be the U.S. premiere of the final version of . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 17, 2004

    Charles Mee's very modern interpretation of the classic Greek tragedy. A chorus of murderous prisoners using John Wayne Gacy's testimony, Electra cast as a sex worker, . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 1, 2002

      Orphan on God's Highway
    The latest new work by International WOW Company, is an American pastoral resonating on the themes of poverty, existential and economic struggle. Conceived and directed by Josh . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 18, 2003

    Orphaned brothers live in a squalid Philadelphia tenement where dominant sibling Treat, so fearful that he will lose Phillip that he keeps him imprisoned in their home and . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 30, 2002

      The Orphans
    See details.

    Closed March 14, 2002

      The Orphans
    Gotham City Improv. (See details)

    Closed Feb. 28, 2002

      The Orphans
    Spontaneous theatre. (See details)

    Closed March 7, 2004

      The Orwell Project
    Two stage adaptations of George Orwell's timeless classics, ANIMAL FARM and 1984, to play in repertory. 1984 is the American premiere of a cutting edge adaptation (by Alan . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 31, 2004

      Oswald's Backyard
    A new play inspired by the life of Lee Harvey Oswald. OSWALD'S BACKYARD is set in September of 1963 in the backyard of a New Orleans home and inside the mind of Leo Oscar, a . . . (more)

    Closed July 25, 2002

    Jambalaya Productions, up till now known for their edgy contemporary productions, is proud to present the Bard's classic Othello. Othello is one of Shakespeare's most popular . . . (more)

    Closed March 16, 2002

    Timothy D. Stickney, who plays "R.J." on ABCs "One Life To Live", will take center stage as Othello, one of the greatest characters in the Shakespeare canon, beginning . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 31, 2001

    This production of the Shakespeare classic is billed as "all-new" and "highly sexual," with full frontal nudity. (See details)

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)


      Other Bodies
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    The creators of last year's FringeNYC Village Voice Audience Favorite Riding the Bull return with this seductive battle of the sexes between a notorious player and mysterious . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 29, 2002

      Oui Be Negroes presents "The Best of Negroes"
    Oui Be Negroes, the Original African American Sketch Comedy, Improvisational Touring Theatre Company in the Country is proud to be coming back to New York. The Best of Negroes . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001

      Out of Time . . .
    Taunted by nightmares and lured into the conflicts of a bizarre world, Tom Arete is led on a incredible journey that may quite literally tear him apart. He must find a way to . . . (more)

    Closed March 9, 2003
    (HA! Comedy Fest)


      Out to Lunch
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    It's Sunday. It's Brunch. Two men are "camping" at the best table. Don't they have coffee at home? When will they ever leave? When will they ever die? KILL THE CAMPERS! KILL THE . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)


      Out to Lunch
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    It's Sunday. It's Brunch. Two men are "camping" at the best table. Don't they have coffee at home? When will they ever leave? When will they ever die? KILL THE CAMPERS! KILL THE . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 28, 2002

      Outre Island
    Chris Rozzi's one-man show about a lost island and its collection of unusual citizens. (See details)

    Closed Oct. 19, 2008

      Outside Inn
    Presented by International Culture Lab. By Andreas Jungwirth. Directed by Melanie Dryer. With Roger Grunwald, Markus Hirnigel, Jenny Lee Mitchell, Karen Sieber. A murder . . . (more)

    Closed May 29, 2004


      Outside the Law
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    Imagine Shakespeare's As You Like It mixed with the story of Pretty Boy Floyd, a Depression-era Robin Hood-style bank robber. Then weave in George W, Oprah, Hoover, and Tom . . . (more)
    Irondale Productions

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Overcoat
    The timid clerk Akaky Akakievich seeks revenge after his prize possession is stolen. His corpse haunts the streets of St. Petersburg. No one's coat is safe. Bureaucracy and . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2002

      The Overdevelopment of Scott: A Sci-Fi Anti-Musical Comedy
    Seven genetically altered human test subjects struggle to survive their abusive and neglectful environment. Steve Deighan* and Jason Alan Griffin* star as the neglectful . . . (more)
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