Folksbiene! LIVE presents a special on January 18 featuring an intimate conversation between former NYTF artistic director Eleanor Reissa and current NYTF artistic director Zalmen Mlotek. Reissa and Mlotek join forces to discuss Reissa’s new book The Letters Project: A Daughter’s Journey. Information HERE
New Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) welcomes recent college grad, award-winning Off-Broadway composer, writer, and music director Jeffrey Schmelkin as special guest on Thursday, January 13 at 7:30 pm. Schmelkin recently made his Off-Broadway debut in the summer of 2021 with the sold-out performance of his new song cycle The Parts I Keep Inside, which explores the virtues of the human condition. Visit www.RyeTheNewsGuy.com/ryeandfriends.
Tony Nominee Charlotte d’Amboise returned to Chicago as Roxie Hart Monday, January 10, 2022 and Bianca Marroquín has extended in her role as Velma Kelly through March 13, 2022 at the Ambassador Theatre. Charlotte celebrates 25 years with the production and Bianca celebrates 20 years.
National Theatre Folksbiene and New York City Opera present The Garden of the Finzi-Continis – 8 dates only Jan 27 thru Feb 6 Tickets HERE
New Ohio Theatre welcomes the return of Now In Process, its annual in-person presentation of work-in-progress projects formerly presented under the banner of the Producers Club. The 2022 lineup includes four works: The Forest At Night by Claire and Pierce Siebers (Jan 26-27), Who Gets To Be Egyptian? by MikeDriven (Jan 29-30), Kept In the Dark by Exiled Tongues (Feb 2-3) and The Porch on Windy Hill, conceived and directed by Sherry Lutken (Feb 5-6.) All shows will be presented at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, NYC). Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at https://newohiotheatre.org/now-in-process/. The second evening of each presentation will be also available as a live stream; check the website for details.
Performances have begun for the New York showcase of Theatre For One: We Are Here (Nairobi edition) and will take place virtually through January 12. A groundbreaking theatrical experience featuring five Nairobi based artists whose works question the liminal space between ancestry and civilization, the real and surreal, the inner being and our external existence. Theatre For One: We are Here (Nairobi Edition) sold out its world premiere at The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) September 15-26, 2021 and is a collaboration between The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, the US-based Octopus Theatricals, and Kenya-based Nairobi Musical Theatre Initiative and Rainmaker Limited. www.theaterforone.com
One actor and one audience member will journey together in search of the answers through these deeply personal digital micro-plays. The experience lasts 20-25 minutes. Performances take place from 12pm – 1:30pm ET. For each ticket booked, an audience member will be invited to experience one of the following performances, selected at random: