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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 May 14, 2003

      The Accidental Activist
    Kathryn Blume, Co-founder of the Lysistrata Project, recounts the story of her astonishing inability to save the world. In a show that's part fact, part fantasy, part . . . (more)
    Queen's Company

    Closed July 11, 2004

      The Action Against Sol Schumann
    Set in Brooklyn in 1985, THE ACTION AGAINST SOL SCHUMANN centers on Sol, an aging New York Jew and Holocaust survivor. Loved and admired by all, he's a warm-hearted pillar of his . . . (more)
    Hypothetical Theatre Company

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Adding Machine
    Ever dream of taking a blunt object to the boss's skull? Then, see Mobius Group's production of Elmer Rice's classic, THE ADDING MACHINE, which chronicles the life and death and . . . (more)

    Closed July 27, 2003

      The Adjustment
    An ambitious political lobbyist finally takes some time for herself, turning to an orthodox Jewish chiropractor for an adjustment. Neither expects to have much of an impact on . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 15, 2002

      The Adventures of Lover-Tron
    Saucy New Sketch Comedy from the East Village Threesome The Bad Astronauts. Written and Performed by Hannah Cabell, Simone Perrin and Gregory Pierce. (See details)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 23, 2002

      The American Bar, and Celebrity
    a musical variety show about mystic vaudeville. A traveling clairvoyant show has hit a snag and must replace its star, a celebrity psychic. The show depicts the auditions and . . . (more)

    Closed July 7, 2002

      The American Revolution
    Kirk Wood Bromley's verse extravaganza follows George Washington on his quest to defeat the British Empire. He confronts Redcoats, Tories, Hessian mercenaries, mutinying . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 16, 2002

      The American Revolution
    Kirk Wood Bromley's verse extravaganza follows George Washington on his quest to defeat the British Empire. He confronts Redcoats, Tories, Hessian mercenaries, mutinying . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The American Revolution
    This hilarious, historical extravaganza tells the story of the American war for independence. With over 80 characters, it features General Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the . . . (more)

    Closed April 27, 2003

      The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine
    Premiered as an improvisational piece in 1987 by Theatre Columbus in Toronto, Canada. Still largely undiscovered by US audiences sixteen years later, The Anger in Ernest and . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 2, 2001

      

      The Asthma Conspiracy
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    When a disgruntled temp-worker uncovers an underground network of revolutionary-minded employees within his office, his health, relationship, and ideals are pushed to the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 18, 2001

      The Asthma Conspiracy
    When a disgruntled temp-worker uncovers an underground network of revolutionary-minded employees within his office, his health, relationship, and ideals are pushed to the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Authorities
    Flergh and "Glargh" mean nothing to you, but what if they verbally destroyed an entire race of people? Is the future a world of contracts and constant surveillance? What if you . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
    ()

      The Autumn-Makers
    Assorted body parts. A painters' strike. This year the humans will paint. Watch out Harry Potter. The Perverse Theatrical Initiative brings you THE AUTUMN-MAKERS, a comedy . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 28, 2001

      The Avenue A Conspiracy
    The Avenue A Conspiracy for the last 8 years (in between stints in rehab and jail) has presented a spectacularly unprincipled melange of comedy, music and performance art in . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 30, 2001

      The Avenue A Conspiracy
    The Avenue A Conspiracy for the last 8 years (in between stints in rehab and jail) has presented a spectacularly unprincipled melange of comedy, music and performance art in . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 25, 2002

      The Avenue A Conspiracy: Laid Up in the Brothel
    The Avenue A Conspiracy for the last 8 years (in between stints in rehab and jail) has presented a spectacularly unprincipled melange of comedy, music and performance art in . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 4, 2001

      The Bacchae: Torn to Pieces
    a contemporary retelling of Euripides' classic tale. In a courtroom, three citizens of Thebes are asked to explain what happened to their city. During the course of the . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 4, 2008

      The Bagwell in me
    Ann Liv Young returns to The Kitchen on October 2-4 (Thursday through Saturday) with "The Bagwell in me," a new theatrical solo performance based on the life and loves of George . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 6, 2001

      The Bakkhai
    Euripides' powerful and spiritual tale of Dionysus, son of Zeus, as he attempts to prove his divinity in the land of his doubting cousin King Pentheus by luring the women of . . . (more)

    Opened 0, 0000

      The Balcony
    A middle-eastern city in the midst of war. Rebellion, Martyrdom, blood, love and fantasy all come together in this timely retelling of Jean Genet's The Balcony. The . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Ballad of Larry the Flyer
    Based on the true story of a man who tied 42 weather balloons filled with helium to an aluminum lawn chair and flew. A hilarious and touching collage of songs, scenes, and . . . (more)

    Closed April 28, 2002

      

      The Ballad of Phineas P. Gage
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    In 1848 an iron rod passed through the head of Phineas P. Gage. He survived. But how did he live? This groundbreaking neurological case is now the subject of a daring new . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 9, 2005

      The Baltimore Waltz
    Featured in the cast of THE BALTIMORE WALTZ will be David Marshall Grant (the original Broadway cast of Angels in America, and many films including the recent Stepford Wives), . . . (more)
    Signature Theatre Co.

    Closed March 6, 2004

      The Barksdale Confession
    Peter Barksdale is a charismatic conservative academic who turns a sleepy midwestern college town into a white-hot intellectual center of the American right wing. As his son . . . (more)
    WorkShop Theater Company

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Bear
    A timeless story of a man and a woman filled with laughter, love, sorrow and vodka, and accompanied by forever young music of Chaikovsky and Russian romance songs sang by the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Becky Show
    One woman's true story of growing up "Trash." Using sardonic wit and family pictures, this comedic monologue explains the ins and outs of genuine North Carolina cotton-mill Trash . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Beginning of Life
    The Andre Diniz company from Brazil combines movement, text, and music to create this one-man performance art drama experience. This adventure sets a boy out to find true love, . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 27, 2001

      The Beginning of the And
    Three one-act plays that aim to alter and challenge the audience's available stock of reality. Each play meddles with institutions and ideas that are usually merely accepted, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Belly Button Dream
    Fast-paced and bizarre, The Belly Button Dream is puppetry featuring people. The Alpha Mother tries to stick HIS tongue in Katie's belly button. A chorus of diabolical, dancing . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 19, 2002

      The Best of the Six Characters, Live
    The creators of the downtown cult hits Six Characters in Search of a Working Title and The Six Characters Cometh return to the stage with their best material and audience . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 16, 2008
    (The New York Clown Theatre Festival)

      The Birdman
    The Vanguard of Vaudeville with an ill-fitting suit, styling hair and fastidious humor will deliver a distinct genre of his very own. The Birdmann is from Australia and has . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Birth Of Caf Society
    Coffee — the comforter of a broken heart? Or the spark to revenge and murder? In The Birth Of Caf Society, a lone woman declaims a crime of passion and invokes the turbulent and . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
    ()

      The Birth, Adoption, and Death of Dorothy Dutchess
    Simmons returns home and loses his job, his dog, his daughter, and his eyes. Could adopting the unwanted baby of trailer trash be the cure for his woes? Find out in this dark . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Bizarro Bologna Show
    Dan Piraro, creator of internationally syndicated newspaper cartoon, Bizarro, stars in a one-man show with puppets, songs, cartoons, stories, nouns, adjectives and more. Find out . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Black Box
    From the Canadians that created Louis and Dave in a car and Zastrozzi, comes a soaring new play. In ancient Greece a man yearns for freedom from an island prison at the turn of . . . (more)

    Closed April 6, 2003

      The Blacks: A Clown Show
    Classical Theater of Harlem (CTH) will continue their fourth season with a new production of Jean Genet's avant-garde classic. A white woman has been murdered. She's lying on . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

      The Blacks: A Clown Show
    Classical Theater of Harlem (CTH) will continue their fourth season with a new production of Jean Genet's avant-garde classic. A white woman has been murdered. She's lying on . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 23, 2002

      The Body Politic
    Eight related one-act pieces about our bodies and body image. Most of the characters are parts of different people's bodies or different parts of the same person's body. It is . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 14, 2002

      

      The Bomb
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    An experiment in theatrical critical mass, director Josh Fox has gathered a 35-member ensemble from six countries to create an epic play that explores the wide range of opinions . . . (more)

    Closed March 17, 2002

      

      The Bomb
    Read the Offoffoff review
    An experiment in theatrical critical mass, director Josh Fox has gathered a 35-member ensemble from six countries to create an epic play that explores the wide range of opinions . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Boob Movie
    The Good-Feel Show Of The Summer!! It all starts with the devastatingly inspirational dare: "If you guys piss off a cop, get away from him in a high-speed chase, we'll show you . . . (more)

    Closed March 1, 2009

      The Book of Lambert
    The Book of Lambert depicts the lives of six lost souls hiding from society in the subterranean depths of an abandoned NYC subway tunnel. Their leader is Lambert, an . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Boy Who Would Be Asian
    A boy goes to a faraway land to learn how to cook an authentic Asian dish. He teams up with a dj who is searching for a magic mushroom. Friendship and addiction follow. (See details)

    Closed Oct. 20, 2001
    (New Work / New World series)

      The Bread of Winter
    When Libby is fired as housekeeper for a family with two young sons, she and the boys struggle to find love in a world where tenderness can be dangerous. By Victor . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 16, 2002

      The Bridge in Scarsdale
    The Bridge in Scarsdale, a new play by Robert Remington Wood, concerns a painter who has been in a mental hospital for 25 years, her estranged husband, a renowned bridge . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 6, 2002

      The Bronx Witch Project
    Comedian/performance artist Alba Sanchez makes her La MaMa debut with "The Bronx Witch Project," a journey from the Bodega to Bloomies with a succession of comic characters all . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 21, 2009

      The Brother/Sister Plays
    A trilogy of modern�"day stories of kinship, love, heartache and coming of age from Tarell Alvin McCraney, the winner of the New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award and . . . (more)

    Opened Feb. 6, 2003

      The Brothers Karamazov, Part I
    A thrilling murder mystery and soap opera, and yet, a profound philosophical work. It tells the story of the perverse and debauched landowner and moneylender Fyodor . . . (more)

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

      The Bubble: A Musical Dot-Comedy
    Welcome to Silicon Valley, circa 1991, a magical place packed with scooter parks, massage parlors, and “options” in something called…THE DOT COM. Nobody knows what it is . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 14, 2009

      The Buccaneer
    By Fight Director Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum (Sailor Man, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), The Buccaneer is a bilingual swashbuckling comedy that transports audiences to a time when . . . (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 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 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 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 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 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. 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. 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 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 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 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 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 Sept. 29, 2001

      The Daughters of Selene
    An interdisciplinary romp through time and space. Eight characters evolve in their own worlds then collide and intersect: a heroic wartime nurse, a Joan of Arc fighting her own . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 18, 2001

      The Day You'll Love Me (El Dia Que Me Quieras)
    This masterpiece of Latin American theater, set in 1935, in Caracas, Venezuela, portrays how the reality and dreams of a traditional family are transformed by the arrival of . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 27, 2002

      The Deal
    Nuyorican Poets Cafe has snagged Dublin director Conall Morrison for The Deal, a new one-act play about terrorism by Gyavira Lasana. Morrisons current staging at the Abbey of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Death of Frank
    A linguistically complex journey through the lives of four people in search of identity and love, farming and violence. What do you do when words just aren't enough, and the love . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 13, 2008

      The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
    Due to an overwhelming response at the New York International Fringe Festival, playing to sold out houses and voted Critic's Pick from Time Out NY, The Death of the Ball Turret . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Dentist or Be Careful What You Put in Your Mouth
    With bedtime stories by French maids, magic candy from flying witches, succulent borscht from the Dells of Wisconsin, and a healthy dose of uncontrolled nymphomania and . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 19, 2003

      The Devils of Loudun
    A multilayered chamber piece about mass possession, sin, and redemption, inspired by Aldous Huxley's historical treatise. The story centers on a group of 17th century Ursuline . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 29, 2009

      The Diary of Anne Frankenstein
    THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKENSTEIN follows Anne, a lowly hermaphroditic Franken-girl (and her companion diary), as she comes of age in the attic of an abandoned genetics laboratory . . . (more)

    Opened Oct. 24, 2003

      The Dilemma of Drugs
    Based on the 1971 drug education filmstrip series of the same name, The Dilemma of Drugs explores the dank, squalid world of drug use . . . complete with slide show . . . (more)

    Closed June 1, 2002

      The Doctor of Rome and The Merchant of Venice
    William Shakespeare's classic play and a newly written sequel by Los Angeles attorney Nat Colley. THE DOCTOR OF ROME picks up eighteen years after Shakespeare's play . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 2, 2008

      The Doll Sisters
    In October, 1978 Setsu Asakura, already the most noted stage designer of contemporary Japan, made her La MaMa directing debut with "The Doll Sisters" (Ningyo Shimai) by Taeko . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 5, 2001

      The Duchess of Malfi
    How dangerous is your desire? The Duchess of Malfi quickly learns how dangerous a forbidden love can be. The Ruler of Malfi, after the death of her husband, is forbidden by her . . . (more)

    Closed June 29, 2003

      The Duchess: a.k.a. Wallis Simpson
    From the pen of award-winning playwright Linda Griffiths comes the Toronto hit in its United States premier directed by Stephen Wargo. This is the kaleidoscopic true tale of . . . (more)
    Personal Space Theatrics

    Closed April 28, 2002

      The Dumb Dancer
    Asis Currimbhoy, "The Dumb Dancer," directed by Ellen Stewart (See details)

    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 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 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 April 14, 2002

      

      The Fab Four Reach the Pearly Gates
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    A quartet of mop-tops from Liverpool find themselves holed up at the end of time ith three mischievous and violent angels. The explore, give interviews, and dally with the girls. . . . (more)

    Closed April 21, 2002

      The Faith Healer
    William Vaughn Moody's 1909 play about a wanderer who possesses mystical healing powers and the chaos he causes to the community he visits. (See details)

    Closed Oct. 13, 2004

      The Fallen 9/11
    The Fallen 9/11 deals with the tragedy of September 11th through the experiences of an injured Manhattan attorney and a veteran New York City firefighter. Amidst the chaos of . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 5, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      The Fancy Boys Follies
    Book & Lyrics by David Pevsner Music by Michael Skloff, Jamie Forsyth, Michael Orland, Mark Hummel, Chris Lavely & David Pevsner Featuring Jim J. Bullock (“Too Close For . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 30, 2001
    (N.J. Shakespeare Festival)

      The Fantasticks
    New Jersey Shakespeare Festival's 2001 Season concludes with THE FANTASTICKS, the charming and intimate classic of the musical stage by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. Directed by . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Fantasy Plays
    5 short plays: Sucker Punch, Fucked are the Meek, The Pilkington Princess, Pinch, & Perfect, 5 directors and 15 characters explore the oft twisted, violent, and abusive sex . . . (more)

    Closed June 20, 2004

      The Fastest Woman Alive
    Based on the amazing and true story of Jackie Cochran (1914 -1980), the little-known aviator who holds more flight records than any other human being in history. This . . . (more)
    Praxis Theatre Project

    Closed April 26, 2003

      The Feast of the Goat (La Fiesta del Chivo)
    Mario Vargas-Llosa's story of General Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, "The Goat" himself, who subdued the Dominican Republic in a cruel dictatorship from 1930 — 1961. The story . . . (more)

    Closed April 21, 2002

      

      The Feign'd Courtesans
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    Virgin. Wife. Whore. Which one do we adore? Come ramble the streets and bedrooms of Rome with three women who make a different choice. On the run from arranged marriages and the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Feldman Dynamic
    "So have you come up with a synopsis yet?" "No." "Brian, you're thinking too hard on this." "No, it's just that this synopsis is really important. It's going to last longer than . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 30, 2008
    (Made in Poland)

      The Files
    THE FILES is based on actual Secret Police reports on the theater’s activity written during the period from 1975 to 1983 (reports that by definition also covered the actors’ . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 19, 2008

      

      The First Breeze of Summer
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    Signature's 2008-09 season celebrating the historic Negro Ensemble Company begins with THE FIRST BREEZE OF SUMMER. The show takes place over the course of one sweltering weekend . . . (more)
    Signature Theatre Co.

    Closed Dec. 29, 2002

      The Flotilla DeBarge Chanukah-Kwanzaa-Christmas Spectacular
    Drag supa-star Flotilla DeBarge returns to Fez with her full-length, fully denominational holiday extravaganza. The dark n' lovely diva gives a holiday slant to her melange . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 22, 2004

      The Flu Season
    THE FLU SEASON tries to be an authentic love story, in spite of certain impossibilities. It moves forward in fits and starts, looking back, looking sideways, deriving a flailing . . . (more)
    Rude Mechanicals

    Closed Nov. 30, 2008

      The Footage
    THE FOOTAGE exposes the dark underbelly of the YouTube generation and the insidious encroachment of online behavior in our everyday lives. This multi-media story roves between . . . (more)

    Closed July 22, 2001

      

      The Foul Stench of Death--Parts I & II
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    Part I is a revival of the winner of the 1998 John Golden Playrighting Award. It is followed immediately by Part II, subtitled "The One About the Severed Hand That Kills . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 23, 2002

      

      The Foundation
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    The Foundation is seen through the eyes of an aspiring writer, Thomas, whose remarkable imagination and severe disillusionment have allowed him to immerse his reality-being a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Jan. 26, 2003

      The Frog Prince
    The whole family will love David Mamets take on The Frog Prince?a classic fairy tale of a prince who is transmogrified by a witch (earth mother meets Agnes Moorehead) into a . . . (more)

    Closed April 28, 2002

      The Fugitive Girls
    A dark, wild action comedy adapted from one of the last works of notorious cult director Edward D. Wood. Jr.. Ed Woods obscure sexploitation cult favorite presents four . . . (more)

    Closed March 15, 2009

      The Funeralogues
    MC Squared Productions will present a return engagement of THE FUNERALOGUES, a site-specific look at eulogies and the people who deliver them. Conceived and performed by Stacy . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 13, 2008

      The Funeralogues
    MC Squared Productions presents the New York premiere of THE FUNERALOGUES, a site-specific look at eulogies and the people who deliver them. Conceived and performed by Stacy . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 28, 2001
    (The Random Festival)

      The Funniest Ever John Topping Show
    This LA transplant hits NY with its first taste of the lewd and demented mind of John Topping. Pas shows have included: "The Whistling Man," "Familiar Lyrics to . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 24, 2002

      The Gates of Hell
    "The Gates of Hell" by Robert Kornfeld is a cinematic-styled war story, a thriller, a love story and a psychological mystery play. The work describes a challenge to . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Geldings
    The Widow Claire wants Handsome Flem Gelding and Flem desperately wants to oblige but, Flem's got noTHE GELDINGS, a romantic farce set in the mythical American West. Features . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 22, 2002

      The General from America
    Commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company where it premiered in 1996, The General from America is set during the American Revolution. Benedict Arnold was America's greatest . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed May 23, 2009

      The Geographical History of America
    I am I because my little dog knows me . . . Are you sure, Gertrude? In this new adaptation of Stein’s humorously dizzying novel. The Geographical History of America, . . . (more)
    Human Group

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Ghost of Firs Nikolaich
    Ennui and kvass are abundant in this new Chekhovian satire. An early 20t century family in a remote district of the Russian wilderness try in vain to exorcise the restless spirit . . . (more)

    Closed April 13, 2003

      

      The Gift
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    Based on a true story, The Gift is a haunting music theatre piece that travels back and forth between 1939 and 1965. An ensemble, stylized voice-and-movement piece, The Gift . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

      

      The Gifted Program
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    The teenage angst play that John Hughes always wished he wrote. In 1986, the remaining members of the Dungeon & Dragon's Club are the "in crowd" at a special school for gifted . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 22, 2002

      The Girl Who Fed Ants
    This story about psychotherapy explores the tranformative power of relationships, between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and psychoanalysts and their patients. . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 2, 2008

      

      The Glass Cage
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    By J.B. Priestley directed by Lou Jacob A spellbinding drama about the danger of family wounds left unattended. "This is mystery and suspense of a very special kind, with . . . (more)
    Mint Theater Company

    Closed April 17, 2002

      The Godfadda Workout: A Parody in 12 Rounds
    Vito, Santino, Fredo, Michael, Tom, Kay, Luca, and even Moes EyeMario brought these names into the lexiconFrancis gave them lifeNow, Seth Isler is bringing them to the stage . . . (more)

    Closed April 6, 2003

      The Golden Bear
    Michael Gold's famed Novel, "Jews Without Money" (1930), has been adapted for the stage by Laurel Hessing as "The Golden Bear," a play with songs, with lyrics by Laurel Hessing . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 23, 2003

      The Good Daughter
    An epic story about a father, his three daughters and the twists and turns of the unpredictable Missouri River. This world premiere drama by D.W. Gregory hails from New Jersey . . . (more)
    New Jersey Rep

    Closed Dec. 30, 2009

      The Great Recession
    An evening of short plays that explore the impact of the current economic crisis on the younger generation. Performed by The Bats, the resident acting company of The Flea, the . . . (more)
    The Bats

    Closed Oct. 17, 2002

      The Great Show Show Show: Live from Space!
    The clowns of John Brown Theatre are pleased to announce a migration of their Great Show Show Show!! to Chashama on 42nd St. for selected upcoming Thursdays. The Great Show . . . (more)

    Closed March 30, 2002

      The Great Show Show Show
    New York's Worst Acts Plus New York's Stupidest Performers Equals New York's Funniest Show! A monthly juggernaut of comedy from John Brown Theatre, the Makers of Frankenclown. (See details)

    Closed Feb. 1, 2002

      The Great Show Show Show
    New York's Worst Acts Plus New York's Stupidest Performers Equals New York's Funniest Show! A monthly juggernaut of comedy from John Brown Theatre, the Makers of Frankenclown. (See details)

    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 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 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 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 Aug. 24, 2003
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      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 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 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 Dec. 6, 2001

      The Insurrection Mass With Funeral March For A Rotten Idea
    The Bread and Puppet Theatre is proud to present a Public Participation Uprising: The Insurrection Mass with Funeral March for a Rotten Idea: A Special Mass for the Aftermath of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Irreplaceable Commodity
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    They're young, sexy and rich. They sing and dance. They're the investment bankers at the heart of "The Irreplaceable Commodity," a new pop musical comedy that follows three . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed May 2, 2004

      The Italian American Reconciliation
    John Patrick Shanley's humorous examination of relationships in "the neighborhood" portrays two best friends who are both experiencing terrible trouble with women. But the . . . (more)

    Closed April 13, 2003

      The Jackie Wilson Story
    Featuring Tony Award-winner and Grammy nominated stage and recording star Melba Moore, who portrays Jackie's mother, this high-energy musical showcasing the rise and fall of . . . (more)
    Official site

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

      The Jerusalem Syndrome
    This tuneful Kleban Award-winning musical brings to life the real psychological phenomenon that makes ordinary tourists in Jerusalem come to believe they are figures from the . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 6, 2003

      The Journey of the Fifth Horse
    Journey, based on "The Diary of a Superfluous Man," a short story by Ivan Turgenev, is a heart-wrenching drama about the unrequited love in the parallel lives of two different . . . (more)
    Smatter Theatre Ensemble

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      

      The Joys Of Sex: A Naughty New Musical Revue
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    A comic musical romp from foreplay to fireworks. With songs like The Three Way, The Vault, and Intercourse on the Internet, this dirty show is good clean fun. The only thing . . . (more)

    Opened Jan. 1, 2004

      

      The Joys Of Sex: A Naughty New Musical Revue
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    A comic musical romp from foreplay to fireworks. With songs like The Three Way, The Vault, and Intercourse on the Internet, this dirty show is good clean fun. The only thing . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 2, 2002

      The Ketchup Commercial
    All because of a dramatic intervention and a missed audition for condiments the lives of an out of work actor, his psychotic boyfriend costume designer, a luscious porn star, . . . (more)

    Closed June 26, 2004

      The Kidney
    A hilarious comedy that explores the trials and tribulations of friendships during a time of crisis. Mark desperately needs a new kidney. His friends gather to offer their . . . (more)
    Broken Watch Theatre Company

    Closed March 6, 2004

      The King of Mackie Street
    In a small town in Southern Ireland, Francis McKeon, once proudly known as the King of Mackie Street, desperately tries to pick up the pieces as his world crumbles around him. . . . (more)
    Vital Theatre Company

    Closed July 17, 2002

      

      The Last Carburetor
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    Twenty years ago, displaced steelworker Doug crashed his prized possession, a souped-up 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda. The wrecked remains have sat untouched in his garage ever . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 22, 2001

      

      The Last Carburetor
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    Twenty years ago, displaced steelworker Doug crashed his prized possession, a souped-up 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda. The wrecked remains have sat untouched in his garage ever . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 13, 2009

      The Last Cargo Cult
    In THE LAST CARGO CULT, groundbreaking monologist Mike Daisey (If You See Something Say Something) returns to The Public with the story of his journey to a remote South Pacific . . . (more)

    Closed March 9, 2003

      

      The Last Days of Madalyn Murray O'Hair, in Exile
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    The absolutely untrue, completely misleading story of the demise of the woman who called herself "the most hated woman in America." The Last Days of Madalyn Murray O'Hair, in . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Last Nickel
    This one-act dark comedy is about Jamie and her sister Jo, who is making the last of a series of disruptive late night visits to Jamie in her bedroom. In the wee hours of this . . . (more)

    Closed March 1, 2003

      The Last Supper
    a modern retelling of the Biblical last supper, set in the kitchen among the unholy women who prepare the meal for Christ and His disciples. It is also a one-of-a-kind . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 16, 2003

      The Last Two Jews of Kabul
    After the fall of Kabul in the autumn of 2001, two Jewish men were discovered in a city that was once home to 40,000 Jews. These alleged "last two Jews" were sharing as their . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 29, 2001
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      The Leader & Improvisation
    "The Leader," a short play directed by John Hagen, juxtaposes scenes of brief encounters of two young lovers with scenes in which an announcer and two admirers wait for . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 23, 2003

      The Legacy Codes
    In 1999, Dr. Wen Ho Lee, a Chinese-American scientist at a national lab was under suspicion for giving the "legacy codes" of nuclear weapons to the People's Republic of . . . (more)
    Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

    Closed Sept. 26, 2004

      The Loneliness of Noam Chomsky
    The Loneliness of Noam Chomsky (a performance) will run for 15 PERFORMANCES ONLY at HERE Arts Center at 145 Sixth Avenue (between Spring & Broome). Opening is on Saturday, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 28, 2004

      The Loneliness of Noam Chomsky (A Performance)
    With original elements such as an elaborate two-way mirrored set with integrated video monitors, The Loneliness of Noam Chomsky (A Performance) paints a multifaceted portrait . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Love Talker
    A battle is brewing Innocence is shattered in this eerie, supernatural thriller. Sex, superstition and seduction unravel the family ties of two sisters in their isolated . . . (more)

    Closed May 18, 2003

      The Lucky Chance
    An all-female, gender-bending production of Aphra Behn's classic. A couple of rich, old men have declared war on the youth of the city — stealing their mistresses and . . . (more)
    Queen's Company

    Opened Oct. 20, 2003

      The mAdHoUsE in Mantua
    Using Shakespeare's text from Romeo and Juliet, playwright Kevin Kaine sets The mAdHoUsE in Mantua in a mental institution months after Juliet has killed herself. Romeo lies . . . (more)
    Feed the Herd

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Magdalene Project
    See details.

    Closed Feb. 28, 2004

      The Maids
    Fovea Floods' adaptation of Jean Genet's classic text The Maids plunges into a darkly comic and wildly visual landscape of fantasy and glamour. In 5 tense scenes, two sisters, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Maids
    Previously produced at the Young Vic Theatre in London, Martin Crimp's new translation of Jean Genet's THE MAIDS receives its debut American production under the direction of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The making of the black Man
    A lyrical pilgrimage through the surrealistic limbo of urban America, the Jacob A. Weiser Playwriting Award winning "the making of the black Man" is an ethereal synergy of spoken . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 2, 2004

      The Man Who Would Be King
    The musical of The Man Who Would Be King, based on the Kipling novella, recounts the frequently comic but ultimately dramatic adventures of Daniel and Peachy, a ragged pair . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 2, 2002

      The Marriage of Figaro
    The source of Mozarts famous opera, this comedic romp champions underdogs and celebrates their triumph over oppression. Figaro, Count Almavivas irrepressible manservant, and . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 30, 2008

      

      The Master Builder
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    Two-time Tony Award winner, James Naughton will star in the Frank McGuinness adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s, THE MASTER BUILDER which opens the twenty-first season at The Irish . . . (more)
    Irish Repertory Theatre

    Closed March 24, 2002

      The Master Builder
    The Ibsen Series continues with "The Master Builder, the story of Halvard Solness, a distinguished architect past his prime who seeks the renewal of his powers through his . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 30, 2005

      The Medea
    Director Jay Scheib applied lessons in plot development from the modern detective novel in planning his adaptation of "Medea." Using a verse text based on Heiner Mller, . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 1, 2003

      The Medea Monologue
    Medea. Alone. At the last edge of her life. Euripides stunned his audience with a final image of Medea, holding the bodies of her sons, taking flight in a dragon-born . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 7, 2003

      

      The Merchant of Venice
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    Pearl Theatre Company

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

      The Metamorphosis
    A family in early 20th Century Prague is faced with an unexpected crisis in this absurdist tale when one of their number is mysteriously transformed into a cockroach. Unable . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 10, 2002

      The Metamorphosis
    "The Metamorphosis" is a technically ambitious multi-media event with a cast of eight, some of whom appear on film, others on stage and film. The production combines the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Metamorphosis by Kafka
    From the director of the critically-acclaimed Nosferatu and The Bacchae comes an exciting multimedia adaptation of Kafka's classic novel. Defying theatrical convention, this . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 30, 2001

      The Moon in Vain
    Two-character performance play inspired by the mother and son from "The Seagull". (See details)

    Opened March 1, 2004

      The Moonlight Room
    The Moonlight Room takes place on a Saturday night in New York City, as two high school students sit in the waiting room of the ER at New York Hospital, waiting for news of . . . (more)

    Closed May 24, 2002

      The Murals of Rockefeller Center
    A new play about a headline-making showdown between artist Diego Rivera and captain of industry John D. Rockefeller Jr. over a most conspicuous portrait of Vladimir . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 15, 2004

      The Mysteries
    Drawn from renderings of Old and New Testament stories that took these tales out of the church and into the fairground. Directed by CSC's Artistic Director Brian Kulick, THE . . . (more)
    Classic Stage Company

    Closed Jan. 27, 2003

      The Mystery of Attraction
    A darkly comic new play by Marlane Meyer. The Mystery of Attraction takes place late one evening in the living room of a down-and-out attorney, Ray, in the Los Angeles suburb . . . (more)

    Closed June 6, 2004

      

      The Mystery of the Charity of Joan of Arc
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    Charles Peguy (1873-1914) was a deeply religious French philosopher, poet, and dramatist who combined Christianity, socialism, and patriotism in all aspects of his life and his . . . (more)
    Target Margin

    Closed Dec. 21, 2002

      The Neal Medlyn Special
    A FUNNY, AVANT GARDE PERFORMANCE PARTY hosted by NEAL MEDLYN — downtown socialite and 1st runner-up in the Mr. Lower East Side Pageant. Each week, NEAL MEDLYN will perform . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 13, 2002

      The New American Art Song / Laszlo Lafayette's Royal Revue
    "The New American Art Song," a cabaret by Tom Bogdan (week one), followed by "Laszlo Lafayette's Royal Revue," hosted by Bogdan with two to three guests. (See details)

    Closed March 28, 2009

      The New Hopeville Comics
    A hit at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival, this new musical features music and lyrics by Nate Weida and a book co-written by Weida and Sarah Donnell. Jim Wren . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The New Hopeville Comics
    When reality seeps into a comic book, a city crumbles and a superhero fails. An irresistibly funky score drives this hilarious and heartwarming rock-opera. The ink runs. Lines . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 28, 2001
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      The New Tenant
    Eugene Ionesco's classic comedy of increasing furniture and decreasing space. It's always stressful, especially when your new landlady won't leave you alone, and the movers don't . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 18, 2008

      The Night Carter Was Bad
    Presented by Kids With Guns (Ben Cikanek, Mike Klar and Kristen Reyes). By Ben Cikanek. Directed by Mike Klar. With Tom Baran, Rachel Jordan Brown, Ginny Myers Lee, Kurt . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Night Word
    A high-minded white man lies paralyzed in a hospital, and an ambitious younger black man visits him nightly, revealing the random violence and calculated exercise of power that . . . (more)

    Closed April 6, 2002

      The Ninth Circle
    Chronicles the seedy, psychological odyssey of Tom Used, a disillusioned corporate outplacement counselor, on Election Night, 1980. With allusions to Dante, the Bible and . . . (more)

    Closed April 27, 2002

      The Norman Conquest Trilogy: Table Manners
    Complete revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comic trilogy, The Norman Conquests. Norman Dewers, gigolo and assistant librarian, has a problem: How do you escape the family for . . . (more)

    Closed April 27, 2002

      The Norman Conquest Trilogy: Living Together
    Complete revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comic trilogy, The Norman Conquests. Norman Dewers, gigolo and assistant librarian, has a problem: How do you escape the family for . . . (more)

    Closed April 27, 2002

      The Norman Conquest Trilogy: Round and Round the Garden
    Complete revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comic trilogy, The Norman Conquests. Norman Dewers, gigolo and assistant librarian, has a problem: How do you escape the family for . . . (more)

    Closed June 1, 2003

      The Novelist
    A professor has just completed a novel with sublime ideology regarding heroism and revolution. When it comes to backing up his words he is a coward who betrays the rebel who . . . (more)
    Emerging Artists Theatre Company (EAT)

    Closed May 5, 2002

      The Odd Couple
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    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 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)
    Official site

    Closed March 21, 2004

      The Pagans
    County Clare, Ireland. The Riordan family's elder son returns home with his sexy American wife and throws the household into turmoil. Ann Noble's The Pagans tackles faith, . . . (more)
    Abingdon Theatre Company

    Closed May 19, 2002

      The Palace of Loneliness
    A gripping new play about passion, sexuality and murder, with elements of Chinese Opera, dance, and masks. This electrifying play tells two stories about love, passion, & . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Panacea
    The Initiative Theater Company presents a new play where poetry, dance, drama and music combine themselves to tell the sorrowful tale of love between two young people that, by . . . (more)

    Closed May 25, 2002

      The Paradise Project
    The latest by two-time Obie Award winning experimental theater artist John Kelly is a meditation based on his relationship to Marcel Carne's 1945 French film classic "Children of . . . (more)

    Closed March 3, 2002

      The Parker Family Circus
    Jan Buttram's serio-comic play in two acts features Broadway veteran actress Rita Gardner as "Mamaw," the matriarch of a busy Texas family. Chaos reigns when her mildly retarded . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 4, 2003

      The Passion According to G.H.
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    North American Cultural Laboratory (NaCl)

    Closed Sept. 16, 2001

      The Patients Are Running the Asylum
    This brand-new, rip-roaring outdoor musical comedy will tour City streets, parks, and playgrounds throughout the five boroughs and is free to all New Yorkers. The forces . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 23, 2002

      The Philanderer
    Shaw takes on Ibsen, the medical profession and the idea of the modern man and woman in his biting farce THE PHILANDERER, told here with a final act never before seen in the . . . (more)

    Closed April 14, 2002

      The Playground
    A collaboration of different artists from both theatre and video worlds. The Playground takes place in a kind of hyper-reality, where the past and present of the two lead . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Post Office
    The Post Office will "initiate you intravel mantras," so that neither ocean nor mountain nor forest will bar your way," and Rabindranath's characters continue playing the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Prince is Back!
    Delightful story-telling fantasy for all ages. Let the Prince take you on the ultimate ride through your childhood dreams and the Cosmos, as THEATRON's actors fill the stage with . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 22, 2009

      The Private Ear Radio Hour
    Remember when your favorite weekly radio show would beckon you with high drama and cheesy suspense, keeping you on the edge of your living room seat with the echo-ey footsteps of . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 1, 2008

      The Pumpkin Pie Show
    Fresh off their hugely successful international summer tour, the award winning THE PUMPKIN PIE SHOW returns to New York City to celebrate their 10th anniversary with a . . . (more)
    Horse Trade Theater Group

    Closed June 29, 2002

      

      The Pumpkin Pie Show: Big Top
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    Enter the realm of THE PUMPKIN PIE SHOW — -a storytelling session delivered with the punk rock Kamikaze intensity of an artistic three-way between literature, theatre and . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Pumpkin Pie Show
    INCEST! MURDER! PUMPKIN-HUMPING!!! Clay McLeod Chapman brings you Southern-fried tall tales of the psyche delivered with a punk-rock kamikaze intensity. "Leaves you stunned and . . . (more)

    Closed July 2, 2001

      The Random Festival III
    Not on Vacation, but need one? Want to escape the crowded streets of tourists? Then Join the Random Artists as they present their third Random Festival, On The Boardwalk At The . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Rape of the Lock
    I hereby bless FringeNYC with my divine presence and immaculate verse. Marvel as trifling players dare to mount my glittering perfection. Virgins will violate! Monarchs . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Rats Are Getting Bigger
    Be a Part of the Rat Orgy: Guerrilla artists, damaged lovers, and a rat revolution in NYC! A disturbing tale of a tyrannical mayor, Bloomingdale's, and a grotesque rat-nosed . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 28, 2001

      The Red Rose Girls
    By Janet Mylott. Four women artists living at the turn of the 20th century vow to live together to sustain each other's careers. The play is an account of their struggles to . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 1, 2004

      The Regard Evening
    Bill Irwin's THE REGARD EVENING, created in collaboration with Doug Skinner, Michael O'Connor and Nancy Harrington, is both a revival of the acclaimed The Regard of Flight, . . . (more)
    Signature Theatre Co.

    Closed April 21, 2004

      The Rejection Show
    Cartoons turned down by magazine editors, scripts sent back by network execs and some of the best work you've never seen. It's your turn to accept THE REJECTION SHOW. This . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 9, 2002

      The Relationship Expert
    Downtown veteran Tom X. Chao returns with his most ambitious project yet; a musical in which the titular character tries to help Tom find a relationship with a real live human . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 1, 2002

      The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
    Say hello to Arturo Ui. America's favorite gangster. Harrowing and wildly visual, this mesmerizing production of Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece sizzles with energy. In 18 . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 10, 2002

      The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
    A comic parable about the rise of Hitler, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui charts the ascent of a small time gangster who violently takes over Chicagos greengrocery trade. His . . . (more)

    Closed March 31, 2002

      The Rise and Fall of Timur the Lame
    a new work with shadow puppetry and dance by Theodora Skipitares. The core of the show is a rendering of Christopher Marlowe's "Tamburlaine" in multi colored large scale shadow . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 1, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      The Road to Ruin (The 1928 Exploitation Musical)
    The Road to Ruin: where sex delinquency, neglectful parents, bottled water and Christians bring down Little Sally Canfield, ‘The Nicest Girl at Central High.’ But never . . . (more)

    Closed July 13, 2002

      The Ronnie Herpes Story
    An epic tale that follows an aspiring lounge singer with an unfortunate moniker on his fateful quest for success and soul. Along the way, he meets sleazy club owners, sagelike . . . (more)

    Closed April 16, 2004

      The Sabbath Queen
    She descends on Hell's Kitchen with a retinue of angels and pimps, bestowing the gift of sacred sabotage. SQ reclaims Friday night with sex, soul and style, featuring a cast . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 19, 2004

      The Sabbath Queen
    She descends on Hell's Kitchen with a retinue of angels and pimps, bestowing the gift of sacred sabotage. SQ reclaims Friday night with sex, soul and style, featuring a cast . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 30, 2002

      The Sacred Virgin
    For the sin of a broken condom, she surrendered her firstborn son. His letter years later can return her to herself, or destroy her completely. By Carol Schaefer. (See details)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Savior of Fenway
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    As the Red Sox loose to the NY Yankees in the ALCS, four loyal Red Sox fans turn a blind eye to their prospective stations in life by retreating behind the cheap wood paneling of . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 11, 2001

      

      The Scientists
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    What's it like inside someone else's mind? That's the question asked by "The Scientists." Colophon Heavy Industries, a research lab and manufacturer of the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 8, 2002

      The Screaming Series
    Two nights of performance, poetry, music, dance and short plays. An eclectic array of the many and varied talents of Screaming Venus. The lineup includes: Comic stylings by . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 12, 2003

      The Search For My Inner Latina
    What happens when someone wants to embrace their ethnic identity, but doesn't know how? When pop culture has appropriated the best of your own cultural diversity, packaged it . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 22, 2002

      The Secret Hunter
    Based on a true story, The Secret Hunter is an exciting and often hilarious drama about a family's journey to become whole. Learning to let go of who they thought they were, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 29, 2002

      

      The Secret of Steep Ravines
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    Every child has a secret place under the stairs where her imagination flies. In "The Secret of Steep Ravines," a young girl tucked away in an old family house voyages beyond her . . . (more)

    Closed April 28, 2002

      The Secret Order
    When a brilliant young researcher discovers a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer, he is thrust into the highest corridors of science. As the pressure for prizes and . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 21, 2009

      The Secret Santa Show
    Burlesque: in a world where 'getting ready for work' can involve two-foot-high wigs, strategically-placed tassels and up to seven pounds of loose glitter, 'decorating for the . . . (more)
    Sweet & Nasty Burlesque

    Closed Sept. 7, 2008

      The Seduction of Edgar Degas
    Edgar Degas did not start out painting dancers, there was a dancer who was the first, who was the reason that he spent the rest of his life painting the ballet. Eugenie Fiocre . . . (more)

    Closed April 27, 2002

      The Service Project
    An evening of short plays that examines what it means to serve. Inspired in part by the explosion of service seen in the days following the September 11th tragedy. Among the . . . (more)

    Closed April 20, 2002

      

      The Set Up, the Stakeout and the Fifty-Pound Prosciutto
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    On the cusp of her 25th birthday, Jane is desperate to lose her virginity, in this modern twist on the fast-talking screwball comedies of the 1940s. It's up to her best friends, . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 26, 2004

      The Seven Husbands of Harriet Goldberg
    Who is Harriet Goldberg? a remarkable, adventurous, spiritual, romantic woman, ostensibly in a coma from a boating accident, who still has charisma and mystical power — . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 16, 2002
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      The 7th of October
    A frank look at the insidious nature of intolerance, The 7th of October shatters preconceptions about homophobia. When a gay steelworker comes out to his coworkers on a . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 30, 2003

      The Shark Show
    THE SHARK SHOW, the Garment District's #1 comedy-variety show, brings an early Halloween to the PIT . . . barely. Tired of wearing a costume only two nights a . . . (more)
    Shark Show

    Closed Jan. 15, 2003

      The Shark Show
    Hello SHARK fans and welcome to an exciting new year of comedy, variety and entertainment. THE SHARK SHOW wants you to join us in ringing in this jolly good new year with high . . . (more)

    Closed April 28, 2002

      The Short, Violent Life of Margie Good
    "The Short, Violent Life of Margie Good" by Jimmy Camicia harkens back to his childhood days in a small New Jersey Town. It is a realistic drama, set in 1960, about gossip and . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 18, 2003

      The Show Might Go On
    Based on the novel of the same name by Roger Bowen, a founding member of both the Compass and Second City troupes in Chicago, THE SHOW MIGHT GO ON loosely recounts the birth of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Shrew Sketch
    A 1950's television comedy writing team creates "The Taming of the Shrew" as if Shakespeare never wrote it. A farce that turns dark, and asks: "Is Petruchio charming or . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Situation Room
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    A darkly comic, eminently rational answer to a CIA memo re: releasing firebomb-fitted bats over enemy enclaves — "pro-us, anti-them, right?" An eternal bureaucratic cycle of . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 15, 2002

      

      The Situation Room
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    "Bats retire during daylight. Incendiaries ignite by timers and start fires." So reads a recently de-classified 1963 CIA memo describing an absurd experiment — ever wonder . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Sleep Chronicles
    The musical journey of Orlando Chaos; lost, stressed, wired, adrift in an urban fog. Trolling East Village Cafes in search of something, anything to wake his sorry ass up. His . . . (more)

    Closed July 30, 2001

      The Sleepers & Five Frozen Embryos
    "The Sleepers" is about two young men who meet to masturbate. "Five Frozen Embryos" depicts two young women and a debate over body politics and naked children. (See details)

    Closed Oct. 24, 2004

      

      The Soup Comes Last
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    They were invited to China to mount a musical about two people caught in the middle of a culture clash and ended up in the middle of one themselves. It's 1997 and intrepid . . . (more)
    Kitchen Theatre Co.

    Closed Dec. 21, 2008

      The Sourdough Philosophy Circus & Pageant
    For the 37th year, Peter Schumann's Bread and Puppet Theater will return to Theater for the New City December 4 to 21, 2008 with two new works, one for adults and one for . . . (more)
    Bread and Puppet Theater

    Closed Nov. 18, 2001

      

      The Square
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    Sixteen short plays about the Asian-American experience in the U.S. from the Civil War to present day. "The Square" is set in and around a square in New York's . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 18, 2001

      The Star Play
    When a star falls from the sky in search of true love, she soon realizes what it means to be human and has her heart broken. Its up to two whimsical sprites to make things . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Statue
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    W ho will own Manhattan in fifty years? The Statue offers a satirical "peek behind the velvet rope" at platinum bridge permits, smoking licenses, the future of retro . . . and . . . (more)

    Opened Dec. 10, 2003

      The Story
    When issues of racial expectations in the media are involved, can you ever tell the real story? In Tracey Scott Wilson's new play, an ambitious black newspaper reporter . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 22, 2001

      The Stranger
    Gripping and unrelenting, this emotionally charged World War II spy classic created by Orson Welles is presented by DMTheatrics in a form closer to that which Welles . . . (more)

    Closed June 7, 2009

      The Success of Failure (or, the Failure of Success)
    Over the course of several years, St. Ann’s Warehouse has fostered the development of Cynthia Hopkins’ highly acclaimed Accidental Trilogy, in which the New York-based artist . . . (more)

    Opened July 8, 2004

      The Summer They Stopped Making 'Ludes
    From the creator of MONO and Mambo Quasimodo, Steven Tanenbaum and Another Urban Riff Productions (AUR) comes the hottest 'coming of age' story of the summer, The Summer They . . . (more)
    Another Urban Riff

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Sun Rises in the East
    Unexpectedly taking 20 hits of acid. Witnessing the events of 9/11. Transformative possibilities indeed! In this ritual performance, a satin setting is created to lasso absurd, . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 29, 2009

      The Supper Club of Lost Causes
    Certain small, old towns of the Northeast are full of time warps. People crossing the street can seem like they sprang from decades past and certain buildings are forgotten . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      The Survival Revival
    Join the flock of Cecil B. Hollister, the Pastor of Disaster, the Reverend of Revolution for an hour of music and miracles. They'll show you how to survive Armageddon and be . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 1, 2002

      

      The Sweepers
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    Set in Boston at the climax of World War II, THE SWEEPERS plunges into the humorous and often touching world of three women, their families and the Italian-American traditions . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed May 5, 2002

      

      The Sweepers
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    Set in Boston at the climax of World War II, THE SWEEPERS plunges into the humorous and often touching world of three women, their families and the Italian-American traditions . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      T&T Music Factory - A Scary Story
    Confused? Frustrated? Downright Terrified of dating? Well, come watch Tom get his head out of his butt and learn how to leave the nightlight off. This is a charming tale of how . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Take
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    Follows the Manhattan arrival of a naive woman who learns life's lessons ... the unpleasant way. From gay boyfriends, to anonymous sex this dark comedy from Timothy P. . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2002

      

      Take Me Out
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    Critically acclaimed playwright Richard Greenberg's new play is a deeply funny and provocative take on America's favorite pastime, baseball. The boys in the locker room will . . . (more)

    Opened Feb. 4, 2003

      

      Take Me Out
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    Critically acclaimed playwright Richard Greenberg's new play is a deeply funny and provocative take on America's favorite pastime, baseball. The boys in the locker room will . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Tale of Rancor
    U.K.'s Blue Inc. presents a darkly comic fairytale about scent: The legend of a murderer, who sniffed out his victims with his remarkable nose, convinces a village to become odor . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 30, 2001
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      Tales for Children Less Than Three Years Old
    Four stories by Eugene Ionesco based on actual stories he told his daughter. In each of the "Tales for Children Less Than Three Years Old," the daughter wakes her . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 22, 2001

      Tales From the Oven: The Absolutely True Confessions of a BakeryCounter Girl
    High-lifes, low-lifes, East Side, West Side, the characters of New York flock endlessly through the Cupcake Factory demanding fresh pastries from Trish while she longs for . . . (more)

    Closed July 2, 2002

      Tales Told
    A comic tour-de-force for six actors who must schizophrenically change gears with sometimes dizzying speed, TALES TOLD is a loving homage to the literature we hate to admit . . . (more)

    Closed April 28, 2002

      Talk
    A young artist has invited five fiery panelists to discuss the life and work of a controversial African-American artist, Archer Aymes. In an age of McCarthy and the Beat poets, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Talking To Strangers
    Talking To Strangers depicts the serio-comic adventures of a telephone psychic entrapped in her apartment. Einstein's Bastards seeks fresh new slants on the same old stories, . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 29, 2001

      Tallboy Walkin'
    The story of four men of different ethnic backgrounds who are stranded late at night at a bus stop in Harlem. They are confronted by a wannabe gangsta youth whose insecurity . . . (more)

    Closed May 4, 2002

      Tango Masculino
    At the turn of the 20th century, the streets of Buenos Aires are ruled by the lunfardo — a class of street toughs and hustlers who control the thriving black market. . . . (more)

    Closed May 23, 2004

      Target Audience
    Jim Neu plays Dr. James Thorne, a guest speaker at the Saddleholster Film Festival, where die-hard fans come to see old B-westerns one more time. Dr. Thorne is a professor . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Tarnish
    A rock musical that defies categorization. It's varied musical styles have tastes of everyone from The Who to Melissa Etheridge to matchbox20, with stops in gospel, funk, dance . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 16, 2002

      

      Tartuffe
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    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      A Taste of Heaven
    Based on the diaries of F. S. Ryman (c.1885), this drama follows two young gay men through college and into traditional married life, while forging an intimate relationship in . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Teaching Detroit
    "Teaching Detroit," sequel to multi-award-winning "Teaching Shakespeare: A Parody." (Overall Excellence Award — Solo" FringeNYC 2000.) Now the inept teacher is making required . . . (more)

    Opened Feb. 28, 2010

      The Temperamentals
    "The Temperamentals" tells the story of two men — the communist Harry Hay and the Viennese refugee and designer Rudi Gernreich — as they fall in love while building the . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2002
    (N.J. Shakespeare Festival)

      The Tempest
    Prospero, an exiled duke who rules an enchanted island, sets out to avenge the wrongs brought upon him by his brother Antonio, who usurped his kingdom 12 years ago. With the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 8, 2002

      The Tempest
    The play is indeed the thing as director Mark Levine takes great pains to allow the Bards words to flow seamlessly across the stage. (His intent is to "strip the . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 16, 2003

      Ten Little Indians
    Theatre By The Blind is pleased to announce the NYC revival of Agatha Christie?s dramatization of her well known novel ?And Then There Were None? about a group of strangers on an . . . (more)

    Closed July 21, 2001

      

      The Tender
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    McMahon's Bar: Yorkville, New York: Joe Morgan is a neighborhood bartender consumed by gambling, drinking and love for a forbidden woman. Over a two-day period, Joe must confront . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 22, 2008

      The Tender Trap
    At the dawn of the atomic age, before Boeing Boeing and Doris Day rom-coms, there was THE TENDER TRAP, a light sex comedy about a New York bachelor and the various women . . . (more)
    Retro Productions

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Tentacle Descending
    Films of George Forman's theatrical work. Participate in a ritual divination of coffee cups. Confront Mullet. Lounge in a HallofWorlds. Get Naked. Satan's Ass. And more. . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 16, 2003

      Terrotica
    TERROTICA is about the link between fear and arousal. Though the story is a simple one that will be familiar to horror movie fans a couple goes to a cabin in the woods to get . . . (more)
    North American Cultural Laboratory (NaCl)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Tess' Last Night
    In this new musical comedy, fresh-faced young Canadian Tess pursues her dreams of stardom and love. As she braves the treacherous world of Sex, Drugs and New York Children's . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 9, 2003

      Tess' Last Night
    A musical comedy full of fresh, irreverent songs, TESS' LAST NIGHT is a "Tess of the D'Urbervilles meets A Star is Born in the world of children's theatre" tale about a . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 1, 2004

      Texas Homos
    In the hilarious aftermath of a police sting operation in a public restroom, three men face the music as the morning paper announces their arrests. A prominent doctor, . . . (more)
    Abingdon Theatre Company

    Closed Feb. 22, 2003

      

      That Damn Dykstra (The Boxed Set)
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    A blistering collection of short plays and monologues from the twisted comedic mind of Brian Dykstra. The characters in Dykstra's world are obsessive, intelligent, passionate . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      That Dorothy Parker
    A one woman show that weaves together hilarious anecdotes of the ten years Mrs. Parker spent lunching at New York's famed Algonquin Round Table, her involvement in the Spanish . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 5, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      That Other Woman’s Child
    Book, Music and Lyrics by Sherry Landrum & George S. Clinton When the folks at Hanover farm hear their long-lost big city half-sister — ‘that other woman's . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The 70% Club
    Can a woman find lasting love these days — — especially a black woman? Can two people stay togethertil death do us part? As one couple prepares to say I Do and another . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Alice Complex
    Who is in control? A feminist icon is held captive in her home by her student, Rebecca. Past, present, and future collide when two women of different generations create a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Amish Project
    "MAN WALKS INTO AMISH SCHOOLHOUSE AND OPENS FIRE." A gunman's widow faces neighbors in the supermarket, a town meeting, and the silent, sacred community of the victims' . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 19, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Boss in the Satin Kimono
    Nuns! Whores! Lesbians! Social Workers! Song! Dance! Tapestries! Join Lady Maybelline and company as they fight to save their "ecumenical clinic for men in need" from the evil . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Boy in the Basement
    This live action romance novel is the story of four co-eds whose lives change when they find a striking stranger trying to rob their house. Watch what happens when Lance . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 18, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Chronicles of Steve: the bossy bottom
    Gay from L.A.: With his new one-man comedy show, David LeBarron weaves a sex-quest that fully inflates the biggest sexual organ: the heart. The LA Weekly said: "Hilarious, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      THE COMPLETE PERFORMER
    Stand-up! Magic! Naptime! Mindreading! Improv! Escape Artistry! Audience Awards! In 30 minutes!!? One person!!? Yes! The ride of your life from Letterman Emmy-award winner Ted . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      The Corn Maiden
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    Marissa Bantry is 11. She has long blonde hair her mommy brushes and braids before school. One day, someone is watching. The next morning, Marissa goes missing. Writer: . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 17, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Darling Children
    After Peter Pan left for Neverland, his sisters werent so lucky. When imagination intrudes on their lives, no one can predict what luck, or violence, might emerge. A surreal . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
    Randall has one more mission. When bombs shudder the plane, reality bleeds into nightmares. Live music and an ensemble cast take a magical realist journey into one of WWII's . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Deciders
    Patriotism! Power! Paranoia? A driving rock score reveals in song and satire the secrets, dreams, motives and misinformation of those who make the decisions and those who live . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Dershowitz Protocol
    Legalizing humane torture in America under ticking bomb circumstances, The Dershowitz Protocol explores how far we will go, if at all, to regain our global dignity. . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Disappearance of Jonah
    Every year, 5,000 people go missing in New York City. Small-town golden boy Jonah Thompson disappeared two years ago. Against the backdrop of Manhattan and the scattered people . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Dream~Casting
    A multimedia ritual spectacular awakens the senses preparing humanity for unified consciousness. Dancing with mysteries of 2012, Mayan/Aztec mythology, Huilo and guests, create . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Fabulous Kane Sisters in BOX OFFICE POISON
    Murder, mayhem and muscular bodies fill the stage as the Fabulous Kane Sisters attempt to solve a mystery and prevent their own murders in this bawdy, burlesque comedy. Its . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Gay No More Telethon
    Tonight, Reverend Wiley Ray Henderson's Religious Broadcasting Network presents The "Gay No More" Telethon. Your generous contribution will help turn every homosexual straight by . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Golden Aurora
    In this dark and modern fable, a Mid-Western town transforms into a taboo world of myth and legend. The Golden Aurora is the haunting and redemptive tale of a man who falls in . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 20, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Grecian Formula
    How far would you go to win the phallus? Commanded to write the world's first drama, Homeric celebubard Thespiotis orders his servant, Alidocious, to ghostwrite. And so the witty . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Home for Wayward Girls and Fallen Women
    Twirling tassels, flying underpants and a swell time! An irreverent burlesque soap opera with a different show each performance, featuring an all-star rotating cast of the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Johnny
    "The Johnny" is the musical that answers the question: What happened to the bullying blonde jock in all those beloved '80s movies AFTER he lost to the scrappy young underdog? . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      THE LAST DANCE OF MARSHA KANE (Sugarcoating the Inevitable)
    Somewhere at the edge of your mind there is a bus stop where Marsha sits and waits. Suspended between hope for a romantic saviour, and her final departure, she sucks and chews, . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Legislative Process
    Dexter is thrilled to be spending his junior year of high school as a congressional page. He discovers however that Capitol Hill is not so different from high school. For one . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 20, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      The Longest Running Joke of the Twentieth Century
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    Somewhere in the seventeen years of working with the mentally ill, from the Nicaraguan who believed he was blessed with the voice of Elvis to the woman who could have psychic sex . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Naked Dead Elephant in the Middle of the Room
    A novice playwright struggles to write a really great comedy for FringeNYC while his characters come to life onstage. But what sells? Sex? Gay humor? Naked men? Or an audience . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 18, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      the october crisis (to laura)
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    1945. In a Havana nightclub, sultry torch singer Marguerite Stone launches her career. 1962, the eve of the Cuban Missile Crisis. A mysterious telegram and too many whiskeys . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 20, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Pantyhose Grid
    A Lesbian English Professor teams up with an oversexed Religion Professor in order to examine a lost diary by Jane Austen. What they discover promises to reveal the hidden key to . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Permanent Night
    New York City. Blackout. Secrets and betrayals illuminate the flaws of a wealthy couple's seemingly perfect marriage, a first encounter sheds light on the scars of a young . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Redheaded Man
    A gifted young architect is plagued by visions that inspire his designs, yet render him a walking social disaster. He calls it "insight," others call it insanity. A darkly funny . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Refugee Girls Revue: A Musical Parody
    A musical parody, inspired by American Girl Dolls, that brings the Refugee Girls' stories to life through song and dance. Starring a Chicago cast of Second City alums, this is a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      THE SEVEN LITTLE FOYS
    When beloved star Eddie Foy's wife died, he took his seven rambunctious kids into vaudevile with him. Against all odds, they became the top family act of their era. A new musical . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      The Sound of One Hanna Clapping
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    Through hilarious monologue, song and dance, Chicagoan Hanna LoPatin realizes that her life isnt what she planned. With the Why Im Single Tango and an imagined relationship . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 16, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      

      THE THIRD FROM THE LEFT
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    Former Martha Graham dancer, Jean Colonomos, recounts the story of the 1964 revival of Martha Graham's masterpiece, PRIMITIVE MYSTERIES. Five women struggle to master this . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 18, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Umbrella Plays
    Seven snapshot-sized plays of interlacing urban lives and the shared longing to keep out of the proverbial rain. In the search for sunny skies and shelter, sometimes an umbrella . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 18, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Vajayjay Monologues
    Ten years after Eve Ensler created The Vagina Monologues Oprah began calling her vagina a vajayjay and Britney Spears began showing hers in public. What went wrong? An 80-minute . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      The Warrior
    Tammy is back from two tours of duty in Iraq. All she has to show for it are PTSD and a broken marriage. Her filmmaker friend thinks she deserves more. "Roll camera!" . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 8, 2004

      TheatreSports
    Read the Offoffoff review
    TheatreSports is actually a hybrid of acting and competitive sports. Each evening is a duel in improvisational theater of rival teams, umpired by an impartial referee. The . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed May 26, 2002

      

      TheatreSports
    Read the Offoffoff review
    TheatreSports is actually a hybrid of acting and competitive sports. Each evening is a duel in improvisational theater of rival teams, umpired by an impartial referee. The . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 16, 2001

      TheatreSports
    a hybrid of acting and competitive sports. Each evening is a duel in improvisational theater of rival teams, umpired by an impartial referee. The teams perform short scenes . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 17, 2002

      Theft
    Responding to Enron, Worldcom, and the host of other brewing corporate scandals, TheDrillingCompany, devoted to commissioning short works around a current theme . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Theme and Variations
    A show based in the music of the already heard. Words are traps and repetitious phrases lock two characters into patterns they are barely aware of. Hen and Res take wild . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      There Will Come Soft Rains
    "One day Trurl the Constructor put together a machine that could create anything starting with 'N' . . . " But can it create Nothing? Stories by Ray Bradbury and others are told with . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed April 27, 2002

      These Four Walls
    The claustrophobic nightmare of life in an all-American Christian family is depicted in scenes that are at once deeply disturbing and comically absurd. The play reveals how the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      They Call Me Mister Fry
    What happens when a white-boy from Indiana, Mr. Freiberger, starts teaching at Californias most elite school, and ends up teaching 5th grade in South Central Los Angeles? . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Third Floor, Second Door On the Right
    When a reporter interviews a man about his recently deceased, famous friend, he is forced to examine the complex, unresolved feelings of resentment and admiration that haunt . . . (more)

    Closed April 12, 2009

      Thirst: A Spell for Christabel
    First Light Theater Group, in association with The Pyramid Media Company and 9Squared Entertainment, present the World Premiere of THIRST: a spell for Christabel, a new play by . . . (more)
    First Light Theater Group

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      This Is a Newspaper
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    Who has it worse-hostages in a Moscow theatre, or Winona Ryder caught shoplifting? This dark comedy takes a satirical look at American and British press and proves that the . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 17, 2004

      This or That!
    America's favorite (and only) live burlesque game show! Back by popular demand, Fred Kahl, a.k.a. THE GREAT FREDINI, renowned sword swallower, magician, improvisation wizard . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 20, 2004

      This or That!
    America's favorite (and only) live burlesque game show! Back by popular demand, Fred Kahl, a.k.a. THE GREAT FREDINI, renowned sword swallower, magician, improvisation wizard . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 30, 2004

      This or That!
    America's favorite (and only) live burlesque game show! Back by popular demand, Fred Kahl, a.k.a. THE GREAT FREDINI, renowned sword swallower, magician, improvisation wizard . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 18, 2004

      This or That!
    America's favorite (and only) live burlesque game show! Back by popular demand, Fred Kahl, a.k.a. THE GREAT FREDINI, renowned sword swallower, magician, improvisation wizard . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 27, 2002

      This Thursday
    This cult comedy show, starring the duo of Ahna Tessler & Lauren Engel, is a high-energy evening of dark, twisted, character-based sketch comedy. Together and separately, . . . (more)

    Closed May 30, 2002

      This Thursday
    This cult comedy show, starring the duo of Ahna Tessler & Lauren Engel, is a high-energy evening of dark, twisted, character-based sketch comedy. Together and separately, . . . (more)

    Closed April 25, 2002

      This Thursday
    This cult comedy show, starring the duo of Ahna Tessler & Lauren Engel, is a high-energy evening of dark, twisted, character-based sketch comedy. Together and separately, . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 3, 2002

      This Thursday
    This cult comedy show, starring the duo of Ahna Tessler & Lauren Engel, is a high-energy evening of dark, twisted, character-based sketch comedy. Together and separately, . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 29, 2001

      This Thursday
    This cult comedy show, starring the duo of Ahna Tessler & Lauren Engel, is a high-energy evening of dark, twisted, character-based sketch comedy. Tonight, Ahna & Lauren . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 29, 2001

      This Thursday
    The cult comedy show "This Thursday" returns to The Kraine Theater. The comedy duo of Ahna Tessler & Lauren Engel present a high-energy evening of . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 25, 2001

      This Thursday
    The cult comedy show "This Thursday" returns to The Kraine Theater. The comedy duo of Ahna Tessler & Lauren Engel present a high-energy evening of . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Thoroughly Stupid Things (or the Continuous Importance of Being Earnest)
    Marriage is a DRAG! When Gwendolen and Cecily suspect Jack and Algernon of copulating with Bibi LaFlam they man up to spy on them. An Inspectors search for a kidnapper . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 22, 2002

      Three Course Comedy
    The Jolly Llamas present an evening of sketch and improvisational comedy with a twist — the audience chooses the playlist. (See details)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 1, 2004

      Three Sistahs
    A new musical conceived by Janet Pryce and featuring Cheryl Alexander who performed in multiple performances of the hit Broadway show "Caroline, or Change" will premiere as . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 21, 2008

      Three Sisters
    With only six actors playing all the roles, Theatre of the Expendable will be presenting Chekhov’s original story — the story of how we wish for what we won’t get, of . . . (more)
    Theatre of the Expendable

    Closed Dec. 20, 2002

      The Three Sisters
    In Chekhov's THE THREE SISTERS, Olga, Masha and Irina long for love, freedom and a new life in Moscow, but can't escape their dreary provincial existence, even with the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 15, 2002

      Three Sisters
    A bold and spirited new staging of Paul Schmidt's translation of "Three Sisters." (See details)
    Official site

    Closed March 24, 2002

      Three Sisters
    Director John-Martin Green has transposed the setting of Checkov's play to America in the early 1900's, on a cavalry outpost in rural Texas, and the production features a . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 27, 2002

      Three-Course Comedy
    The Jolly Llamas offer an evening of sketch and improvisational comedy where the audience chooses the playlist. A completely different show every night! (See details)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Thumbelina: The Story of a Brave Little Girl
    A re-invention of the beloved classic, Elephant Ensemble Theaters Thumbelina portrays a smart and feisty little girl who remains brave through a tumultuous adventure that . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Feb. 8, 2009

      Thunderbird American Indian Dancers
    Thunderbird American Indian Dancers will hold their 34th annual Dance Concert and Pow Wow at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, from January 30 to February 8, 2009. The . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 27, 2002

      Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Dance Concert and Pow-Wow
    dancing and traditional music, dances and stories of the Iroquois and Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast, the Southwest and the Plains. Between 15 and 20 dancers will . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Thundermug
    "A graphic depiction of depression-era Texas, Thundermug is based on Nelson (The Man with the Golden Arm) Algren's personal experiences in the Brewster County Jail, where simply . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Tigers
    Paulie's been arrested for the third time this month. As always, life-long buddy Rich rides to his rescue. In the holding cell, Paulie challenges Rich to honor a long-standing . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Tim Gunn's Podcast (a reality chamber opera)
    Reality television meets chamber opera: A singing "Tim Gunn" reveals the behind-the-scenes, nail-biting story of how Kayne, Jeffrey, Vincent and Angela battle it out designing a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Time Cycle
    This song-filled, stilt dancing, comedic romp through time mixes a cappella world music, high spirited action, puppets, mask, and a magnificent bicycle (The Time Cycle) to tell . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 23, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      time, et. al.: a cautionary tale about love and time travel
    When William starts receiving letters from 1921, it's certain he's found his soulmate. But can two slightly unstable lovers find a rupture in the space-time continuum and their . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Time Out
    Where does the time go? Two thirty-something couples try to take "TIME OUT" from their demanding careers on a Greek sailing holiday. Time's unpredictable agenda brings . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 27, 2002

      

      Timsloft
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    The evening, which includes an informal pre- and post-show party, features the best in theatrical eclectica that the off-off theatre scene can provide. Past participants have . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 3, 2001

      

      Timsloft
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    Timsloft is a late-night series developed in 1993 by Josh Liveright, Jeremy Gold and Johanna Pfaelzer of Zena Group. The original purpose of the event was to provide company . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 16, 2001

      Tintypes
    "Tintypes," conceived by Mary Kyte with Mel Marvin and Gary Pearle, is a nostalgic, but thrillingly subversive pastiche that takes us back to turn of the century . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      TINY FEATS OF COWARDICE
    Susan is fretful, hesitant, apprehensive, shy . . . Shes scared, okay, shes chicken! Aren't you? From the writer and composer of New Georges downtown hit STRETCH (a fantasia) . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 27, 2002

      Tis Pity She's a Whore
    A satirical stab at the Jacobean tragedy set in a small Italian town about the incestuous love-affair between a brother and sister, her many suitors (she is the most beautiful . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed April 20, 2002

      

      Tis Pity She's a Whore
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    An all-female production staged in a nightclub with an onstage band, "Tis Pity She's a Whore" tells a story that is as shocking now as it was in the 1630's — that of a brother . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Titans Pantheistic Vaudeville
    A wildly funny compilation — stories, sketches, songs and dances, addressing what it means to be "living large" in the modern world — created and performed by the affiliated . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 3, 2010

      Titus Andronicus
    Titus Andronicus has been the prototypical good soldier, dedicating his entire life to serving and protecting Rome, even at the expense of his family. Now he has returned from a . . . (more)
    The Queen's Players

    Closed Nov. 21, 2004

      Titus Andronicus
    A vividly re-imagined production of TITUS ANDRONICUS, Shakespeare's most notorious tragedy. (See details)
    Gotham Shakespeare Co.

    Closed Feb. 3, 2002

      To Eat Bitter: Chi Ku in America
    Chi ku. To eat bitter. To swallow sorrow. To face life's tragedies as bravely as you would its sweetest moments. Chi ku. A young woman recounts the story of her mother's . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 1, 2008
    (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2008)

      To Paint the Earth
    In every person there is a fighter. Inspired by first-hand accounts of the Jewish Underground in the Warsaw Ghetto, To Paint the Earth tells a fictional account of the resisters . . . (more)

    Closed July 29, 2004

      Toasted
    March 1998, minutes after arriving home from a party, a drunken woman checks her email to discover a shocking, detailed confession of a horrific murder. Out of the hundreds of . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 28, 2004

      Toby
    Landing a gig in a long-running show would seem to be every actor's dream. However, when the job in question keeps extending far longer than it should, such joy quickly . . . (more)
    Watchdog Theatre Company

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer
    Direct from the UK for its US premier. The heroic tale of Tom Crean, the unknown intrepid Irish Antarctic explorer. Who's true story of his testament of human fortitude against . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      TOO MUCH MEMORY
    A political thriller slammed against a tightly wound family conflict. Loosely based on Antigone, it's a contemporary collage of myth and rock and roll from 1968 to Now. Timely . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Toothless Virgin
    Savages! ALL OF THEM! Pip is so disgusting in that stupid mask and Lorneza! I'll punch her teeth out. I'm getting out of here. Soon. It'll come. I'll be ready. COME ON VIRGIN, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      A Touch of Rigor Mortis
    The delightful tale of three young men hired to take shifts watching over the embalmed corpse of a millionaire's wife. (2hrs) (See details)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      A Touch of the Poe
    The London Independent called Kevin Mitchell Martin's portrayal of Edgar Allan Poe "heart wrenching". Liz Smith called this one-man show "a fascinating Off-Broadway event." A . . . (more)

    Opened Jan. 20, 2005

      A Touch of Vegas
    Robert Ogden and San Remo Productions present the long-awaited return of A TOUCH OF VEGAS, a glitzy Vegas-styled lounge act featuring the fantastically earnest Trent and Trudy . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 18, 2004

      Touch the Names
    An evening of theater composed of actual letters written by friends and family to the fallen soldiers memorialized on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Opening July 4th at the . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 21, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Tough Guys Don't Shoot Blanks
    Join Skip and Dottie, hosts of '50s TV show "Cinema Cavalcade," as they unearth another gangster flick. Can fist-swingin' copper Chick Donahue squash Manhattan's crime and . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Tower of Babble
    In this one woman show, Jennifer Ostrega takes a sardonic journey through the hallways of corporate America. Comic relief for any coffee fetcher or copy maker trying to find . . . (more)

    Closed June 19, 2004

      The Trading Floor
    Based on the actions of seven members of ACT UP, the radical AIDS-action group. On September 14, 1989, the men made their way onto the trading floor of the New York Stock . . . (more)
    Collaboration Town

    Closed Aug. 22, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Traffic Jam
    Cassie, an absolute train wreck, shows her vulnerability to a handsome stranger, Gary, in a hospital waiting room, where she eagerly waits for Death to arrive. But Gary, like . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Trainspotting
    Direct from Dublin, Ireland, this exhilarating stage version of the cult Scottish novel is funny, disturbing, always in-your-face and more hard hitting than the movie. "Achieves . . . (more)

    Closed May 4, 2003

      

      transfigures
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    They are: Ordinary tourists in Jerusalem. They have: No psychiatric history. No religious affiliation. But over the last two decades, forty-two of them have experienced . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Transformations
    Featuring two barefoot chicks and a stool, Chicago's Crafty Beavers Productions brings to life Anne Sexton's haunting and humorous poems. Sexton combines the autobiographical and . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Trapped
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    A six part dance-theatre performance of dark beauty and power. The Russian-born Vidyaykina weaves stories of women alone and confined; a mermaid performs a poignant abortion, a . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Trapped Family Singers
    An evening of short musicals where people don't just happen to burst into song — they sing because they have to. Vaudevillian comedy is balanced by heart-felt emotion, and . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 3, 2001
    (SF -- The Sci-Fi Event)

      Trav S.D.'s Chamber of Terrors
    Playwright Trav S.D. cooks up a Halloween confection in the tradition of "Tales from the Crypt" and William Castle in this trilogy of one-act horror satires. . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2001

      

      Travelogue
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    Based on a seven-week, no-itinerary , random drive around the country that choreographer Chris Burnside and his "significant other," Karl, took in the summer of 1997. (See details)

    Closed Aug. 20, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Trees Like Nails
    Sex. Drugs. Death. Slurpees. Trees Like Nails follows two brothers who find the body of a mutilated girl in the woods. A dark coming-of-age tale about drinking and dealing in the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Tri-sci-fi: a Chillogy
    The alien abduction of Henry David Thoreau, the deconstruction of Ed Wood, and the resurrection of retro space adventure make this avant-garde musical trilogy a "must see" to be . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 16, 2003

      The Trials of MS. Katherine
    Katherine Auger is a lab manager for the trials of a promising new drug. Fueled by an almost obsessive pride in her work and a need to help others, she keeps her own medical . . . (more)
    Mira Productions

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Trill of The Thrush
    Interdisciplinary Arts Projects proudly premieres The Trill of The Thrush, adapted from Oscar Wilde's bittersweet fairy tale, The Nightingale and The Rose. This movement-based . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 12, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Triumph of the Underdog
    Geeks! Dorks! Fanboys! Lend your pointed ears! Peter Howell's mind-bending lecture on the history of Science Fiction might save your life . . . literally. Can the washed-up author . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 3, 2002

      True Home
    HUDSON STAGE COMPANY is thrilled to announce as its Fall Production the NY Premiere of Tony nominee and Westchester resident Cass Morgan's original musical TRUE HOME, with . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 19, 2001
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      True Myth
    Movement, sound, and video converge in this workshop performance inspired by the life and art of David Wojnarowicz, a prolific writer, photographer, and painter. (See details)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      True Stories From the ER That You're Never Gonna See On Television
    A veteran of Chicago's famed Second City comedy troupe's funny and frightening view from the gurney of emergency medicine. A humorous, loving blood and guts story of real ER . . . (more)

    Opened March 31, 2003

      Trumbo
    Ed Harris, Richard Dreyfuss, Tim Robbins and Chris Cooper will each star in TRUMBO, a new theatre piece by Christopher Trumbo featuring the letters of his father, legendary . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Trumpet of Freedom: The Saga of John Brown
    "John Brown's body is most certainly not mouldering in the grave. Norman Marshall has magically and marvelously brought him to life." Peter Filicia, Star-Leger " An outstanding . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 14, 2002

      The Truth About Heaven
    An underground journey in poetic form. In this hybrid of poetry and theatre, the audience is taken on an underground train ride as a collage of characters form a unified story . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      Tuesdays & Sundays
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    Long ago, William and Mary fell in love. Now in limbo, they awake to reveal what really happened . . . humorous, haunting, and inspired by true events. A Top Ten Production of . . . (more)

    Closed March 10, 2002

      Tumor Brainiowicz
    The American premiere of "Tumor Brainiowicz" (1920) by Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, translation by Daniel Gerould (world premiere), directed by Brooke O'Harra, . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2008
    (Fringe Festival 2008)

      Tune Up, Faulty Piston!
    "Tune Up, Faulty Piston!" breaks through the rigid confines of a society obsessed with efficiency, into one man's imagination. In here noise becomes music, grey becomes color, . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 6, 2008

      Turtle Tales Teen Play Festival
    Turtle Shell Productions’ summer Teen Short Play Festival is serving up TURTLE TALES with teen power, featuring younger actors Chloe Hyman, Daniel Greenberg, Logan Georges, . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 20, 2009

      Twas the Night Before . . . MONSTERS!
    Just in time for the holidays! Mainspring Collective and The Brooklyn Lyceum present the first installment of their new children's theater series, Monster Literature, written . . . (more)

    Closed June 27, 2009

      Twelfth Night
    Queen Shakespeare invites you to its Manhattan debut with an encore engagement of its acclaimed production of William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT. Directed by Nanette Ozias . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 23, 2008

      Twelfth Night
    T. Schreiber Studio's Gloria Maddox Theatre will be transformed into the mythological world of Illyria using the visual style of 'steampunk', an aesthetic characterized by a . . . (more)

    Closed March 9, 2003

      Twelfth Night
    "American Beauty" director Sam Mendes returns to BAM with a limited run of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Brian Friel's new version of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya performed in . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 29, 2009

      Twelfth Night (or What You Will)
    Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theater will perform "Twelfth Night (or What You Will)," the timeless Shakespearean tale of mistaken identity and misplaced matrimony, . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 23, 2008

      

      Twelfth Night (Queen's Company)
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    Welcome to Illyria, a land of blind and hungry lovers dancing an age-old dance of love & cruelty. The Queen’s Company brings you an exciting and innovative production of . . . (more)
    Queen's Company

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

      Twilight in Manchego
    Esau Munsey teaches his students at Manchego Elementary School that change is an inevitable factor of life — but that doesn’t keep him from clinging to the ghosts of his . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 19, 2001
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      The Twilight Series
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    Subtitled "A Play About Killing Time," "The Twilight Series" follows the humorous and strange tale of two sisters and their lovers as they reconstruct their . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      Two
    A dissection of a couple. The struggle of two lovers just to talk again. Performed in repertory by two men, two women, a man and a woman. Explore the nuances of a relationship at . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 4, 2001

      

      Two
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    Winner of the Australian Writers Guild Award for Best Stage Play, "Two" takes place in a ravaged German town just after the war. Rabbi Chaim Levi, who has lost his . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 26, 2001
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      Two Girls From Vermont: A Dirty Pop Extravagana
    A wild pop fable adapted from Shakespeare's "Two Gentlemen of Verona.". Two teen-age girls face a Duchess in drag, an enemy cheerleader, disapproving enamored fathers, and . . . (more)

    Closed March 1, 2003

      Two Parties
    A surreal comedy about a group of disillusioned youths who throw a party to forget about the monotony of their lives, and in doing so realize the value of love, a good breakfast . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 13, 2002

      Two Small Bodies
    "Two Small Bodies" probes the unsettling love/hate relationship which develops between a hard-boiled detective and the alluring woman whom he suspects of murdering her two young . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 2, 2003

      The Uninvited Guest
    Centers around a dysfunctional family posing as a normal one. On one insane evening a possible Nobel Prize nomination may be coaxed from one of 2 dinner guests for the family . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 9, 2001

      The Union City Plays
    A culmination of the first works by Adrian Rodriguez, an emerging playwright who was born in the U.S. to Cuban parents and raised in Union City, N.J. His works . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Unspeakable Act
    Inspired by an ancient Japanese fairytale, The Unspeakable Act follows an empress on her journey of sexual discovery with an unlikely lover: a hermit-monk turned demonic . . . (more)

    Closed Dec. 14, 2008

      The Very Sad Story of Ethel & Julius, Lovers and Spyes, and about Their Untymelie End while Sitting in a Small Room at the Correctional Facility in Ossining New York
    In this puppet and movement theatre project, CAMT will explore the myths surrounding the Rosenbergs’ purported betrayal of the atomic bomb secret to the Soviet Union. The play . . . (more)
    Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre

    Closed April 4, 2003

      The Vim Variety Show
    Hosted By Dancer/Delusionist FAITH FEARLISS. FAITH's GUESTS ARE: — Shelly Watson, opera diva — Kiitos, a capella singers w/guest Adam Matta — Adam . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed March 7, 2003

      The Vim Variety Show
    Hosted By Dancer/Delusionist FAITH FEARLISS. FAITH's GUESTS ARE: — Peter/Kara, original short film and live theatre — CC Seymore, unique sound effects and solo . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 6, 2002

      The Vim Variety Show
    Faith's Birthday Bash and Multi-Culti Holiday Party/Performance!!! This fall's VIM VARIETY SHOW will feature regular appearances by some of your FAVE Vim Variety performers. . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Nov. 1, 2002

      The Vim Variety Show
    Vim Variety Music!!! All music! All kinds! We will record the show live for a CD to be sold at future Vim Variety Shows!!! This fall's VIM VARIETY SHOW will feature regular . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 4, 2002

      The Vim Variety Show
    Rocktoberfest! The rock hard side of variety! This fall's VIM VARIETY SHOW will feature regular appearances by some of your FAVE Vim Variety performers. Youll also . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Sept. 6, 2002

      The Vim Variety Show
    Our home remedy for post-summer blues . . . Cool drinks and Variety Vim and Vigor!!! This fall's VIM VARIETY SHOW will feature regular appearances by some of your FAVE Vim . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed May 3, 2002

      The Vim Variety Show
    Your hostess, Juilliard-trained Dancer/Delusionist FAITH PILGER, presents new art performance; everything from Hip-Hop to Classical music, with innovative work from the . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Sept. 29, 2001
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      The Viscount
    "The Viscount," an unfinished play (but still with a definite beginning, middle and end) which has never before been translated into English (and in fact may never have . . . (more)

    Closed Jan. 20, 2002

      The Voice of the Turtle
    The 1943 romantic comedy by John van Druten stars Elizabeth Bunch as a young actress asked to entertain a soldier on leave when her best friend ditches him for a more promising . . . (more)

    Closed Sept. 30, 2001

      The Voice of the Turtle
    The 1943 romantic comedy by John van Druten stars Elizabeth Bunch as a young actress asked to entertain a soldier on leave when her best friend ditches him for a more promising . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 16, 2003

      The Volunteer
    A drama about a troubled African American high school student who is assigned compulsory community service in a senior citizens nursing home. There he meets an engaging blind . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 16, 2003

      The Volunteer
    A drama about a troubled African American high school student who is assigned compulsory community service in a senior citizens nursing home. There he meets an engaging blind . . . (more)

    Closed Nov. 24, 2002

      The Wake of Jamey Foster
    People get deader and deader each day they live. So says one of the characters after a few belts of gin in the revival of Beth Henleys THE WAKE OF JAMEY FOSTER. When . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed July 27, 2004

      The Wanderer
    A comedy written in Dmitry Lipkin's celebrated fable-like style — concerns an otherworldly being who falls from the sky and lands in Brighton Beach. He takes on . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed June 26, 2004

      The Wau Wau Sisters
    Named "the new faces of Vaudeville" by New York Magazine, The Wau Wau Sisters bring a lot of bad behavior and a sisterly love that knows no bounds to midtown for a limited . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      The Way Out
    The story Hollywood didn't have the courage to tell. This explosive drama swirls around the final appeal of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter's (Shiek Mahmud-Bey) murder conviction, as he . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 25, 2002
    (Fringe Festival 2002)

      

      The Welcoming Committee
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    Locked in a room 8,000 miles from home, interrogated by men with guns. An enemy of the state or a visitor misunderstood? Are you in communist China or the police station down . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 28, 2009

      

      The Wendigo
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    Lost in the wilderness, four hunters venture deep into a world they were never meant to see . . . One of Blackwood's best stories is the magnificent THE WENDIGO, . . . (more)

    Closed May 20, 2004

      

      The Wild Duck
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    "Beyond the cramped and gaslit parlor on which the curtain rises in an Ibsen play, there often seems to be a sense of the immense void of the primeval European wilderness. For . . . (more)
    Jean Cocteau Repertory

    Closed Dec. 5, 2009

      The Will Shaw Fun and Funny Juggling Show
    Will Shaw presents his award-winning blend of physical comedy, verbal wit and amazing skills at the Brooklyn Lyceum this December 5th. Audiences of all ages will be treated to . . . (more)

    Closed April 7, 2002

      The Winter's Tale
    Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE tells the story of Polixenes, King of Bohemia, who visits his boyhood friend Leontes, King of Sicilia, for nine months. When he prepares to . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 27, 2001

      The Winter's Tale
    The Oberon Theatre Ensemble opens its fifth season with a fresh look at the mystical world of William Shakespeares The Winters Tale. Welcome to the land of Sicilia, a place . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 23, 2003

      The Woman from the Sea
    Based on Ibsen?s original Norwegian script, The Woman from the Sea is a passionate and gripping story of a woman haunted by her past. Set in a fashionable resort in Northern . . . (more)

    Closed Feb. 24, 2002

      

      The Wonder! A Woman Keeps A Secret
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    Celebrating female friendship has never been so much fun: This classic comedy of wit, intrigue and misunderstanding features greedy old men, comic servants and thwarted lovers . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Dec. 23, 2001

      The Woodcutter
    P.S. 122's antidote to the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, Brad Kessler's sardonic play delves into the world of a Vermont man who grows Christmas trees and sells . . . (more)

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Working Week and Sunday Rest
    Welcome to the end of Americana, a farewell to days gone by. In a nation where life now pales to the glories of our past, can an alcoholic womanizer confronted by his drag queen . . . (more)

    Closed Oct. 13, 2002

      

      The World Over
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    A skewed epic adventure about a wayfarer (Justin Kirk) who comes to believe he is the lost prince of a mythical land, and travels the globe to claim his birthright. With seven . . . (more)
    Official site

    Closed Oct. 17, 2008

      The Worst of Us
    Prepare for the worst. The Impending Moustache has combined horrible moments in their own lives with the horrifying characters of their own creation into a forty-five minute . . . (more)
    Impending Moustache

    Closed Aug. 24, 2003
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      The Writer's Mind
    Three one-act comedies. This 2002 Philadelphia Fringe Festival hit features the greatest dramatic writer of all time — -at least in his mind. What the Philadelphia Inquirer . . . (more)



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