Small Engine Repair
James Badge Dale, James Ransone and Keegan Allen will star in the New York Premiere of John Pollono’s celebrated Small Engine Repair, the comic thriller that premiered to rave reviews and sold-out audiences at L.A.’s Rogue Machine Theatre, where it won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Playwriting, among many other honors. Pollono will also co-star in the production. The New York production of Small Engine Repair will be directed by longtime MCC collaborator Jo Bonney. Previews Begin October 30th Opening Night November 18th at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street, NYC – MCC Theater www.mcctheater.org
In Small Engine Repair, former high school buddies Frank, Swaino and Packie meet off-hours in Frank’s out-of-the-way repair shop under cloudy circumstances that only Frank has a handle on. Enter Chad, a plugged-in, privileged college jock, whose arrival sets off an explosion of long-simmering resentment in this taut, twisty, comic thriller.
Labyrinth Theater Company
A new Artist Salon series of intimate glimpses into the lives and work of our multi-talented LabyrinthTheater Company Members, featuringDavid Bar Katz, Craig ‘muMs’ Grant, and Daphne Rubin-Vega. Through informal performances and revealing conversations, each salon will stand alone as a special opportunity for one artist to engage an audience on a uniquely personal level. www.labtheater.org 155 Bank St, NYC
Eric Bogosian’s 100 Monologues
Written and Performed By Eric Bogosian
One of America’s premier performers and most innovative and provocative artists performs monologues from his acclaimed plays and solo shows including: Drinking in America; Men Inside; Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead; Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, and more.
By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Kamilah Forbes
When a former black revolutionary and political prisoner decides to connect with his estranged daughter, he discovers that fatherhood might be the most challenging revolution of all.
Target Margin Theater
Beyond the Pale – Continuing Series in the exploration of Yiddish Theater At Various Venues in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan
Target Margin Theater culminates their journey into the exploration of Yiddish theater with a season of extraordinary literature from the West’s great unknown culture. The themed two-year series, Beyond the Pale, includes staged productions, one-time events, concerts, installations, panel discussions, and a reading series of new translations. www.targetmargin.org
The 2013 Fall season will kicks off with two key collaborations: The Yiddish Heart an exuberant evening of Yiddish music and drama generously sponsored by the Dorot Foundation.
One Night Only, Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at The New York Public Library Dorot Jewish Division, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, First Floor, Room 111, New York, NY
Weekend of Yiddish Programming December 14-16, 2013 at The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan 333 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
The ongoing series Beyond the Pale will offer an array of Yiddish plays and adaptations of the work of giants: I. L. Peretz, Mendele Mocher Sforim, Sholem Asch, Osip Dimov, I.J. Singer, Dovid Pinski, Sholem Aleichem, and more. Productions are planned at various locations throughout the boroughs in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens . Check website for additional programs in the series.
Storm Theatre Company www.stormtheatre.com – The Play’s The Thing, By Ferenc Molnar, Adapted by P.G. Wodehouse, Directed by Peter Dobbins – Opening Night September 20th – Theatre at the Church of Notre Dame, 405 West 114th Street (on Morningside Drive)
The Storm Theatre (Peter Dobbins, Artistic Director) announced that The Play’s The Thing will be the inaugural production of The Ferenc Molnar Project. Over the next two seasons, Storm Theatre will stage three Molnar plays: The Play’s The Thing, The Good Fairy and one TBA. In the spring of 2012, Storm Theatreproduced the critically acclaimed The President (adapted by Morwyn Brebner).