The Mecca Tales by Rohina Malik
Oct
20
to Nov 4

The Mecca Tales by Rohina Malik

presented by Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company
Written by Rohina Malik
Directed by Kareem Fahmy

THE MECCA TALES tells the story of five Muslim women on the pilgrimage known as the Hajj. When their bus breaks down miles short of their destination, tempers flare and the women are tested in unexpected ways. They share their personal stories with each other in an attempt to move forward in their lives and find meaning in a spiritual journey seemingly gone awry. 

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Apr
17
to Apr 18

Reading of MOMMY'S LITTLE PRINCESS by Teresa Lotz

  • New Perspectives Studio (map)
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Join us for readings of four powerful full-length scripts from NPTC's innovative lab for new work, plus the launch of our FIRST-EVER book!

All readings have a talk-back with Libation! ADMISSION IS BY DONATION. RSVP to newper37@gmail.com

READY FOR PRIMETIME:
"Mommy's Little Princess" by Teresa Lotz
directed by Celia Braxton
Lotz challenges our assumptions about relationship "norms" when Ingrid, her fiancé, and her new roommate find a unique way to play house. 
Monday, April 17th @ 3:00pm; Tuesday, April 18th @7:30pm

From the Archive:
"Mother of God!" by Michele Miller
directed by Melody Brooks
Written by a Jewish mother about the ultimate Jewish Mother, you won't find this story in your family Bible! Profound, profane, humorous, thought-provoking, and somewhat historically accurate. Finalist for the Princess Grace Foundation Award, 2012,
Thursday, April 20th @ 7:30pm

JOIN US ON TUESDAY, APRIL 18th at 3:00pm
for the launch of our First-ever Publication!

ON HER SHOULDERS: Collected Essays on Women Playwrights from the Past

"Play in Context" essays and biographies from the On Her Shoulders program from June 2013 to December 2016; highlighting 30 plays from 26 writers, spanning the years 1668 to 1966

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Reading of YOUR HEALING IS KILLING ME by Virginia Grise
Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Reading of YOUR HEALING IS KILLING ME by Virginia Grise

  • Roosevelt Hall Extension at Brooklyn College (map)
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"Your Healing is Killing Me" is a performance manifesto that seeks to replace individual self-care with collective self-defense. One artist’s reflections on living with post-traumatic stress disorder, ansia, and eczema in the new age of trigger warnings, the master cleanse, and Kickstarter-funded self-care. Based on lessons learned in San Antonio free health clinics and New York acupuncture schools; from the treatments and consejos of curanderas, abortion doctors, Marxist artists, community health workers, and bourgie dermatologists. 

The New Works Brooklyn festival will be held in Room 307 of Roosevelt Hall Extension on the campus of Brooklyn College. No reservations required; suggested donation is $5.

Roosevelt Hall Extension is at 2950 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (Flatbush Avenue stop on the
2 and 5 train). For further information, visit the Department of Theater Web page at http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/theater.

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Weather by Emylin Kowaleski
Feb
16
to Feb 18

Weather by Emylin Kowaleski

  • University Settlement - Speyer Hall (map)
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WEATHER, a workshop production, written and directed by Emilyn Kowaleski

Enter the world of 14-year-old Lindsay Levy, an anxious, imaginative young adult whose hormones, relationships, and ideas are all in wild flux. Amidst this chaos, Lindsay can't decide if she is its victim or its cause. Weather explores our relationship with our inner lives and surrounding environments, using poetry, multi-media design, and live music to paint a surrealistic portrait of a teenager, blown into a battle with nature and figuring out how to thrive as a girl on this planet.

Thursday, February 16 at 4:30pm                                                                                         Friday, February 17 at 8:00pm                                                                                         Saturday, February 18 at 2:00pm

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ON HER SHOULDERS! HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?
Dec
7
6:30 PM18:30

ON HER SHOULDERS! HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?

  • New Perspectives Theatre Company (map)
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New Perspectives Theatre Company's ON HER SHOULDERS program in association with The New School for Drama presents

HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?
In an historic election year, On Her Shoulders offers two short Duologues that let us look back on a century of "progress" for women.

Shattered Nerves by Harriet Louisa Childe-Pemberton (1899), Miss Appleyard's Awakening by Evelyn Glover (1911), An Anti-Suffrage Monologue by Marie Jenney Howe (1913)

Director/Dramaturg: Melody Brooks

with: Zoe Anastassiou, Cynthia Bastidas, Mari Lyn Henry, Mikaela Lynn Johnson

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm; Admission by Donation

Doors open at 6:30pm. The Play in Context Introduction which situates the script in its historical time and place, begins 6:45pm followed immediately by the staged reading. Running time, including a post-performance Q&A is approximately 75 minutes. Refreshments will be served for the Q&A.

The performance is at New Perspectives Studio, 458 West 37 St at 10th Avenue. R.S.V.P. to newper37@gmail.com.

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She-She-She part of Ice Factory at the New Ohio Theatre
Jul
20
to Jul 23

She-She-She part of Ice Factory at the New Ohio Theatre

  • Ice Factory 2016 at the New Ohio Theatre (map)
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SHE-SHE-SHE
Conceived by Carrie Heitman, and created by writer Virginia Grise, director Elena Araoz, visual artist Susan Zeeman Rogers and the performing ensemble of Hook & Eye.

Set simultaneously in the present and a 1930s New Deal camp, SHE-SHE-SHE maps the lives of two generations of women and their relationships to each other and the land. Utilizing eyewitness testimony, case studies in neuroscience, and original narratives, SHE-SHE-SHE explores the science of memory and flirts with the possibilities of genetic switches, a biological function that allows offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors.

All performances at 7:00pm

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Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer at Gulfshore Playhouse
Jan
9
to Jan 31

Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer at Gulfshore Playhouse

  • Naples, FL 34102 United States (map)
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If learning the truth could change everything, would you still want to know?

Jillian, an ambitious geneticist, has learned something about herself. As she struggles with how this knowledge affects her and her daughter, she is brought on to conduct a diabetes study on an isolated Native American tribe. As Jillian's ethics and methods are being questioned, genomic breakthroughs are happening at breakneck speed. This heartwarming and earnest tale explores what we want to know, what we want to change, and the question of whether knowledge IS power.

Directed by Kristen Coury

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Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

New York:Up in the Garden - a staged reading of Moliere's "Tartuffe"

UP Theater is back in Isham Park and Bruce’s Garden this summer for a staged reading of Moliere’s “Tartuffe,” adapted by James Bosley and directed by Laura Fois.

Bring your lawn chair and join us! Refreshments and tours of the garden immediately following the performance.

featuring:

Cynthia Bastidas
Elizabeth A.Bell
James Bosley
Joe Burby
Henry Burby
Dennis Fox
Jacki Goldhammer
Matt Higgins
Nikole Williams
Noah Witke

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Jul
1
to Jul 30

TALKING PIECE: a short film by Kristin Page Stuart

Jason is a well educated Midwestern transplant to Brooklyn who has set his sight on a careerin public education. His wife, Julia, is climbing up the corporate ladder and is the main bread winner of the family. Sam and Hugo are two ethnic teens who have grown up in the cross fires of Brooklyn’s rapid and aggressive gentrification, of which Jason and Julia are a part. When they lock heads with Jason about some troubles they are having outside of school, a firestorm of stereotype and assumptions explodes with both humor and gravity.

Shooting in July

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