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Gladys Knight and the O’Jays at Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series

Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series

brooklyn Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 7:30 pm

For the big finale of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert series, the "Empress of Soul" leaves her home in Las Vegas to perform for her fans in Brooklyn, and shares the bill with the equally legendary group, The O'Jays.

Peggy Pregnant Skates

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 5:00 pm

In a drama on roller skates, Peggy gets pregnant, but she doesn't want the baby. Nor, however, does she believe in abortion. So in order to preserve her and her boyfriend's souls, she decides to decrease the baby's chances of living by drinking and smoking while on roller skates-- at ...

The Connector

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 5:00 pm

A drama, "The Connector" is the story of a boy who has an incredible gift for connecting to people. He has a million so-called friends, but has never made a real connection with anyone. He charms his way from one person to the next without ever getting to know anyone… ...

To Dream of Trees

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 6:30 pm

In this futuristic drama with puppetry, a young girl searches in a post-apocalyptic landscape, a giant trash mound, for the strange creatures of her dreams: trees.

Wilde Tales

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 9:00 pm

"Wilde Tales" was first published in 1888 and described by Oscar Wilde as "not for children, but for childlike people from eighteen to eighty." Charming, deeply personal stories of statues and swallows, nightingales and lovers, mermaids and witches from this volume come to life in three unique adaptations by Kevin ...

I (honestly) Love You, a Comedy at FringeNYC

Kraine Theater

Manhattan Fri, Aug 16, 2013, 2:00 pm

"I (honestly) Love You" is a comedy gem that follows two people inflicted with a truth-telling disease, as they meet and fall in love.

America’s Breath Of Fresh Air

Theatre 80

Manhattan Sun, Aug 11, 2013, 3:30 pm

A reality show explodes Bob Summers’ dead end life as a department store salesman. For better? His mom’s pumped! For worse? His girlfriend’s pissed. And Bob? Which Bob? Come ride the roller coaster of an Everyman’s unwarranted celebrity.

Pep Talk. One-man Show at FringeNYC

White Box at 440 Studios

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 2:00 pm

Pep Guardiola, the former FC Barcelona coach, is a successful leader. He's also a good guy, a symbol of politeness and perfection. What's the secret? Because he must have one. This one-man show from Barcelona is based on a soccer coach.

Whammy! The Seven Secrets to a Sane Self

CSV Flamboyan Theater

Manhattan Thu, Aug 15, 2013, 5:45 pm

Part 1960's dance party and part Nietzschean nightmare, Whammy! pokes and prods the American fever dream where Dr. Phil, Diazepam and daily affirmations crash headlong in sexual addiction, suicide and The Shirelles.

The Young Olympians and The Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever

Theater at the 14th Street Y

Manhattan Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 5:30 pm

Join teenaged Hercules, Perseus, Jason, and Andromeda as they battle monsters, save Mount Olympus, and forge friendships.

Flambeaux, a Caribbean Musical

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 8:00 pm

Adapted from "Light the Flambeaux," the play is a powerful drama that moves effortlessly between the front porch drama of human relationships to broader considerations of patriarchal colonialism in the 19th Century Caribbean. Set in a gritty settlement called Homer Yard, the gripping events unfold during a time of great ...


Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 2:00 pm

When hermetic, superstar musician Carter Harriman is finally sought out by an opportunistic reporter eager for a scoop, his world of self-imposed isolation slowly implodes. "Harriman-Baines" is a story about love, loneliness and obsession, by turns caustically funny and heart-wrenchingly poignant.