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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+

Jack the Bird

Theater for the New City

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

Jack, a bird, is in love with Desmonde, a student. She doesn't know he exists--and to further complicate matters, she is a human being, and Jack has only the vaguest idea of what human beings are about. The play explores the interaction of different kinds of powerlessness - linguistic, social ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

KINEMATIK Dance Theater at FringeNYC

Theater at the 14th Street Y

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

KINEMATIK Dance Theater, a Sadler Well’s Choreography Contest Finalist, under the direction of Svea Schneider, checks into the FringeNYC Festival with an international all-female cast showcasing a selection of its most imaginative creations.

BIG DUMMY, me and my old man

Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre - Players Loft

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 7:00 pm

Bright child. Simple father. They're best friends until she outgrows him at age 11, embarrassed by him and herself. Then coming to the realization that dad's brilliant as is. Growing up smarter than your father in a funny factory-working family from Queens. Come simplify yourself. Fringe Festival Award-winner Mary Dimino ...

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.

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.