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Oh, Harlem: Reflections on Sekou Sundiata

Marcus Garvey Park

Manhattan Thu, Aug 22, 2013, 7:00 pm

The POEMobile, the poem-bedecked art truck, will project Sekou and Sekou-inspired poems on to the amphitheater of Marcus Garvey Park, performed by the youth poets of Urban Word.

The Soundtrack Series

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Thu, Jun 27, 2013, 8:00 pm

Stories about songs--the soundtrack to our lives. Dana Rossi hosts this monthly dose of music inspired nostalgia where guest writers and performers tell the hilarious or heart wrenching stories they forever tie to certain songs.

Coq tôt

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Wed, Aug 21, 2013, 6:30 pm

"Coq tôt" is a melange of original works based on works by Jean Cocteau and adapted by theater group Concrete Timbre, as well as newly created works inspired by Jean Cocteau. It's a multidisciplinary piece with live music, text, poetry, movement and dance.

Danse Macabre

Theater for the New City

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

A contemporary tribute to Grand Guginol, a horror-theater that used to operate in Paris, "Danse Macabre" follows the traditional program of horror plays paired with humorous skits and musical vaudevilles. In essence, it provides a modern fusion of theater and dance while acting as an homage to Victoriana.

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 ...

Harriman-Baines

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.

L’chayim

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Wed, Aug 21, 2013, 6:30 pm

When struggling actor-waiter Benjamin returns to his family home in Yonkers to visit his recently widowed mother, he finds that she is anything but alone. What's worse, the man to whom she's suddenly engaged is closer in age to Benjamin than herself! Over the course of one stormy evening, Benjamin ...

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.

The Drifts Live: A Novel Adaptation

White Box at 440 Studios

Manhattan Sat, Aug 10, 2013, 2:00 pm

Author and actor Thom Vernon performs and adaptation of his novel, "The Drifts," to tackle the consequences of gender, and the meanings applied to bodies in a Southern small town. Characters include a trans-dad, a bitter pregnant housewife, her cheating husband and his butch lover.

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 TomKat Project

Players Theatre

Manhattan Tue, Aug 20, 2013, 4:30 pm

Hailed as "Genius!" by the Chicago Tribune the critically acclaimed supercouple chronicle features six actors portraying over 50 celebrity characters in a mind altering juggernaut that's seriously funny, but never a joke.

The Unfortunates

Teatro LATEA

Manhattan Tue, Aug 13, 2013, 3:30 pm

Jack the Ripper’s final victim takes the stage in the New York Premiere of THE UNFORTUNATES. August 13th – 24th at the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival