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Black Angels Over Tuskegee

Actors' Temple

Manhattan Ongoing

You don't need to see the film 'Red Tails' by George Lucas to get the Tuskegee Airmen story. This play follows six of the airmen as they become pilots in the United States Army Air Force in World War II. The play explores the men's collective struggle with Jim Crow ...

Doña Flor y sus dos maridos (Doña Flor and Her Two Husbands)

Repertorio Español

Manhattan Sat, Jun 08, 2013, 8:00 pm

In this adaptation of Brazilian author Jorge Amado's work, Doña Flor misses her late husband's passionate intimacy. When she re-marries a somewhat dull, but reliable pharmacist, magical realism allows her to live with her two husbands at once.

Your Attention Ladies and Gentlemen!

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Aug 24, 2013, 1:30 pm

The next stop is...the New York Transit Museum! Learn the history of the subway’s public address announcements surrounded by the vintage cars on the museum's platform level. Then head to the Technology Lab where YOU become the conductor, by creating announcements of your own! For ages 5+

“Sanitation, or Off the Grid.” A Street Theater Musical

Sunset Park-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Sat, Aug 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

The free performance tour of this street theater musical comes to Brooklyn's Sunset Park.

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 ...

Sophie’s Sweet 16

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sat, Aug 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

"Sophie's Sweet 16" is a story of a woman who dies and comes back to revisit her final moments in order to find peace.

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… ...

The Diary

Theater for the New City

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

An absurdist piece based on Gogol's "The Diary of a Madman," "The Diary" takes place in 19th Century St. Petersburg, Russia, where the social classes are stringently held in place by those in power. When Poprishchin, a lowly clerk, falls in love with the daughter of a royal family, he ...

Upcoming Train/Stopped Clock/Untitled Waiting

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sat, Aug 24, 2013, 8:00 pm

It is a manifesto of the ritual of waiting, presented by four characters in representation of the general public and artists. The ritual, addressed upon life/death and reality/illusion, will be shown by paronomasia within the conversation, by metatheatre, by the interaction among the animate beings (characters) and the inanimate beings ...

A Step Beyond the Rain

Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre - Players Loft

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 9:15 pm

Racism, abuse, illness and isolation color the journeys of two sisters and their mother as they navigate the waters of love, loss and liberation. This one-woman show is written and performed by Miata Edoga.