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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 ...

Once and Future

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Fri, Aug 23, 2013, 9:00 pm

In "Once and Future," the Seven Knights of the Round Table search for grace as their cruel, medieval world moves into our modern one. An experimental and collaborative piece, tales from the King Arthur legends are performed in different random combinations for each show--but no matter how the stories are ...

One Breath, Then Another

Theater for the New City

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

"One Breath, Then Another: An Interactive Yoga Show" chronicles Amanda Miller's month long experience studying yoga on an ashram in India. The show depicts her quest for healing and empowerment to avoid destroying herself like her father. Practices in her training conjure memories of her father's lung cancer and death, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Killer Therapy at FringeNYC

Players Theatre

Manhattan Sat, Aug 10, 2013, 7:30 pm

An infamous assassin facing a midlife crisis pays a surprise visit to a pacifist therapist as she’s about to leave for spin class. She stays. He recovers his lost humanity, and she discovers her inner ninja.

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.

RiverFlicks for Kids

Pier 46

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 8:30 pm

Not only does this annual series feature a gorgeous view of the Hudson River, but kids can also fill their bellies with je & jo ice cream and free popcorn as they settle in for a Friday night family flick. On the lineup this year are recent hits as well ...

Reunion Run, FringeNYC

Teatro SEA

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 9:45 pm

In REUNION RUN (military slang for going into combat recklessly), Danny, a troubled inner-city schoolteacher and, Ronnie, an Army captain returning from Iraq, struggle to reassemble their lives as they fall in love. A world premiere play by emerging writer John Doble.

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.